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.


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. 

  •  Ali


    Mr. Ali is the proud owner of The Goddard School located in Riverside, California. He is the father of a seven year old daughter; as a parent he recognizes the importance of early childhood development. He is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for children to grow up during their early formative years which has a direct and profound impact on their physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development that lasts a lifetime. He understands the importance of early childhood education in 21st century learning and believes it needs attention now more than ever. He holds a Bachelor's degree in business administration and has been engaged in business development for almost two decades. Our goal is to make your family’s Goddard experience exceptional; including fostering a love for learning in your child thus creating an environment where they care about going to school each day.
  •  Dianne


    Ms. Dianne has been a preschool director in the Inland Empire for over 30 years. She grew up in the Canyon Crest area of Riverside during her childhood and is delighted to be back in the community working at Goddard. Her passion has always been in Early Childhood since becoming a mother. She had the privilege of raising her two children while working as a preschool teacher early in her career. She credits preschool for playing a key role in her children’s lives and setting them up for a successful career path. Now, a grandparent of nine, she understands the importance of finding a quality preschool in these changing times. Ms. Dianne believes that classrooms should be a place where children can explore, question, and create without the fear of failure. She is excited to bring her knowledge to the team and give our families the assurance of a fun, safe and nurturing environment at The Goddard School of Riverside.
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