Meet Our Goddard Family

Our expertly trained and experienced teachers and staff blend the highest standards in early childhood education and development with nurturing care to help your child have fun while growing physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially.

Careers

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. 

  • Mr Jake

    Mr Jake

    Owner On Site
    Jake and Ashley are proud to be the on-site owners of The Goddard School in Cave Creek. They are parents of four children that attend The Goddard School. After working in management and sales for over 10 years Jake decided that he wanted to be able to spend more time with his family. He and his wife wanted to operate a business that played an important role in the community along with his children. Jake is very proud and excited to own a business that is centered on his most important priority, Children and Families. He is proud to be a part of The Goddard School and is committed to providing the highest quality preschool experience for the children in Cave Creek. Jake and Ashley look forward to getting to know you and your family, as well as being a part of the community.
  • Ms Tianna

    Ms Tianna

    Executive Director
    Ms. Tianna has been a part of The Goddard Family since September of 2015. She is the Executive Director and has been working in Early Childhood since 2013. Tianna works with children to help enrich their knowledge, give them care when they need it. She believes strongly in the benefit to learning through exploration and experience, that all children need nurture and knowledge to grow and create relationships, and the importance of a warm, safe, and caring classroom environment.
  • Ms Brooklynn

    Ms Brooklynn

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Brooklynn joined The Goddard Family in June of 2023. She is the Assistant Director. Brooke is working toward a degree in Elementary Education. Her previous experience in childcare centers includes working as a Lead Daycare Teacher, an Infant Teacher, and an Administrative Assistant. Brooke believes that while the safety and well being of children are of upmost importance, childcare should consist of both care and education.
  • Ms Lisa

    Ms Lisa

    Office Assistant
    Ms. Lisa has been a part of The Goddard Family since December of 2014, has been working in Early Childhood since 2001, and currently works as an Office Assistant, helping to carry out daily duties throughout the school. Lisa works with children because she strives to develop trusting relationships with children that allow her to ensure each child is having fun while learning and progressing in their development.
  • Ms Elvia

    Ms Elvia

    Lead Pre-K Teacher
    Ms. Elvia has been a part of The Goddard Family since November of 2016 and has been working in Early Childhood since 2004. She has a BA in Education and currently works as our Lead Pre-K Teacher. Elvia aspires to be creative in developing lessons that are hands-on, fun and that help children learn and reach their full potential.
  • Ms Chauntelle

    Ms Chauntelle

    Co-Lead Pre-K Prep Teacher
    Ms. Chauney has been part of The Goddard Family since November of 2022. She is currently the Co-Lead Pre-K Prep Teacher. Chauney joined the team with prior experience in childcare. She believes that from an early age, children learn and grow best when they are heard, valued, and loved.
  • Ms Donna

    Ms Donna

    Co-Lead Pre-K Prep Teacher
    Ms. Donna has been part of The Goddard Family since August of 2023. Donna is our Co-Lead Pre-K Prep Teacher. She has past experience working with children at an early childhood learning center. Donna loves working with children because she can witness their growth and development, even in the smallest things. She enjoys having a role in shaping their educational future.
  • Ms Haley

    Ms Haley

    Lead Preschool Prep Teacher
    Ms. Haley joined The Goddard Family in March of 2023. She is our Co-Lead Preschool Prep Teacher. Haley has earned her CDA certification. She began working in childcare in 2018. Haley believes that all children are different from one another. She enjoys being a teacher because she has found that all children have the capacity to teach, and adults can learn from children, as well.
  • Ms Andrea

    Ms Andrea

    Lead Get Set Teacher
    Ms. Andrea has been a part of The Goddard Family since April of 2019. She has a BA in Early Childhood Education. She is the Lead Get Set Teacher here at The Goddard School. Drea works with children because she loves being around kids and teaching them new things every day. She believes that early stages are the most important because we are teaching them how to behave and grow in society.
  • Ms Ashley

    Ms Ashley

    Get Set Co-Teacher
    Ms. Ashley joined The Goddard Family in October of 2022. She is currently the Co-Teacher in our Get Set room. Ashley has been working in early childhood since 2017. Ashley aims to provide a nurturing, child-led, play-based learning environment that fosters confidence, trust, and creativity.
  • Ms Teresa

    Ms Teresa

    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Teresa has been a part of The Goddard Family since August of 2019 and has been working in Early Childhood since 2016. She currently works as Lead Toddler Teacher. Teresa works with children because she loves to make a huge difference in their lives. Helping children develop into people is what motivates her. She believes that these early years are the most precious for learning and as an educator she is here to help their development expand.
  • Ms Jackie

    Ms Jackie

    Lead Young Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Jackie has been a part of The Goddard Family since August of 2017, has been working in Early Childhood since 2011, and currently works as our Lead Young Toddler Teacher. Jackie works with children because nothing in a day can brighten her smile more than the love, hugs, and smiles of her little ones. She believes and knows that not every child is the same and to understand and educate all children, we must be patient, caring, and loving.
  • Ms Alexandra

    Ms Alexandra

    Lead First Steps Teacher
    Ms. Allie has been a part of The Goddard Family since October of 2022 and has been working in Early Childhood Education since 2017. She is our Lead First Steps Teacher. She has and Associates degree and is currently working towards her Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education. Allie loves working with children because each and every day is different and eventful. She thrives on watching her students meet their developmental milestones!
  • Ms Briana

    Ms Briana

    Lead Infant Teacher
    Ms. Briana has been a part of The Goddard School family since January of 2019. She has been working in Early Childhood since 2015, has earned her CDA, and currently works as Co-Lead Infant Teacher. Briana works with children because she loves to see them grow and discover new things. She believes that every child is our future and it is her job to make sure our children get the education they need in a way they love.
  • Ms Mykayla

    Ms Mykayla

    Co-Lead Infant Teacher
    Ms. Mykayla joined The Goddard Family in May of 2023. She is currently the Co-Lead Teacher in our Infant room. Mykayla has experience working in early childcare with infants and toddlers since 2018. Mykayla believes that all children should be treated with respect, that their feelings are big and should always be considered.
  • Ms Lexi

    Ms Lexi

    Assistant Preschool Prep Teacher
    Ms. Lexi joined The Goddard Family in September of 2023. She began her career in childcare in 2016 and currently works as the Assistant Teacher in our Preschool Prep room. Lexi loves working with children because it is a gift to watch them learn and grow. She believes that each child has an individual gift, and that learning should be kept fun.
  • Ms Michelle

    Ms Michelle

    Assistant Toddlers Teacher
    Ms. Michelle joined The Goddard Family in August of 2023. She is currently our Assistant Teacher in the Toddler room. Michelle worked in childcare as a substitute teacher for one year before finding her home with us here at Goddard. Michelle's mission is to provide all of her students with safety and the best care. She believes children should never be afraid to be their true selves.
  • Ms Bridney

    Ms Bridney

    Assistant First Steps Teacher
    Ms. Bridney joined The Goddard Family in September 2023. She is currently working as an Assistant Teacher in our First Steps room. She began her professional career in child care in 2016. Bridney believes that, because all children learn in different ways, it is important to be adaptable and understanding. Bridney's goal is to always provide a safe place for children to flourish.
  • Ms Chloe

    Ms Chloe

    Assistant Infant Teacher
    Ms. Chloe has been part of The Goddard Family since September of 2023. She is an Assistant Teacher in our Infant room. She began working in early childhood development in 2022. Chloe believes that each child should be provided with a chance to choose what they'd like to do in order to help them feel seen and heard.
  • Ms Molly

    Ms Molly

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Molly has been a part of The Goddard Family since October of 2021. She currently works as a Resource Teacher and helps implement lesson plans throughout the day in each class. Molly enjoys working with children because she has the opportunity to provide each and every child with the care they need to thrive in life.
  • Ms Janet

    Ms Janet

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Janet has been a part of The Goddard Family since March of 2022. She has been working in Early Childhood for 25 years, has earned her CDA, and currently works as Resource Teacher. Janet works with children because she believes that preschool is the most important part of setting up a child's educational path.
  • Ms Ashley

    Ms Ashley

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Ashley joined The Goddard Family in September of 2023. She began working in childcare in 2000. Ashley currently works as a Resource Teacher, providing care for children at various different age levels throughout our school. Ashley loves to help children learn and communicate. She believes in teaching in fun and different ways, helping children learn at an age appropriate level while still encouraging them to reach for greater heights.
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