Our Teachers

Our teachers blend the highest education standards with nurturing care to help foster well-rounded child development.


If you want to help shape the hearts and minds of young children in a fun, nurturing environment, we’d love to have you work with us! We’re always looking for great teachers to join our family.

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Warm, Nurturing & Highly Trusted

Learning happens best in a warm and nurturing environment, which is why our teachers take the time to make sure your little one feels safe and cared for every day to help them develop a lifelong love of learning. 

Expertise & Skills

Our caring teachers are highly experienced in the best methods to support your child with teachable moments of exploration, discovery and learning each and every day. 

  • Mrs Mandee

    Mrs Mandee

    Operations Director
    Mandee has been part of our faculty since January 2011 and plays a vital role as Operations Director at The Goddard School in Buckeye. Her favorite children's book is "Love You Forever" by Robert Munsch, She loves the simple, uncomplicated ways children approach things. They are so funny and interesting, but above all they have such loving hearts. Mandee enjoys spending time with her family and has 4 very spoiled dogs.
  • Miss Rachel

    Miss Rachel

    Curriculum Director
    A native Phoenician, Rachel joined our team in August 2012 and helps manage many facets of the school's daily operations as our Curriculum Director. Her favorite children's book is "Clifford the Big Red Dog" by Norman Bridwell. She enjoys seeing children get excited to learn new things! Rachel loves to visit Disney theme parks and practices photography in her spare time.
  • Mrs Beth

    Mrs Beth

    On-site Owner
    As one of the school's on-site Co-Owners, Beth holds a Bachelor's of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Akron. She is originally from Macedonia, Ohio, and moved to the Verrado community with her husband and son in 2010. She enjoys walking, reading books, hiking and baking. Her favorite children's book is "Under the Lemon Moon" by Bill Martin Jr. She gets a kick out of the pure honesty that children have. Ask them anything, and you will always get an honest answer!
  • Mrs Nicole

    Mrs Nicole

    On-site Owner & Parent
    Nicole, one of the school's on-site Co-Owners, grew up in the Cleveland suburb of Hudson, Ohio, and holds an Accounting degree from The Ohio State University. She relocated to Phoenix in 2002 and moved to Verrado in 2011 with her husband, where they now reside with their daughter, son, and their many pets. They are excited for their children to receive the same high-quality Goddard education that they have been providing to so many other West Valley children since 2009! Nicole's favorite children's book is "Oh, The Places You'll Go!" by Dr. Seuss, and when she is not busy at the school, she enjoys hiking, reading, and riding her Peloton bike. She loves knowing that The Goddard School's safe and fun learning environment provides children with the confidence and foundation to help them attain their dreams.
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