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. 

  • Ms Kumud

    Ms Kumud

    Kumud and her family are excited to provide The Goddard School’s outstanding program to the children and families of our community. Their vision to own a Goddard School started with the experience of their 2 older children attending Goddard schools. Their youngest son attends The Goddard School currently. The Goddard school has established itself as a premier institution nationwide with strong emphasis on providing a safe and nurturing environment for learning. Since taking the ownership of the School in 2019, Kumud has passionately worked with parents and staff by taking their feedback on increasing capabilities and resources for the school so everyone is getting the support they need. Kumud has her Masters in Business Administration from Boston University. She has worked in the corporate world of Finance for over 15 years and is currently taking Early Childhood Education courses to continually learn and feed her passion in this field.
  •  Lisa


    Educational Director
    Hi! My name is Ms. Lisa and I come from the evergreen state of Washington and the State of Texas where I was a preschool director for over 10 years. I bring extensive knowledge and experience working with pre-school curriculum and front office operations. I have a CDA, Child Development Associates, in Infants and Toddlers. I am stepping in as an Educational Director at THE GODDARD SCHOOL.
  • Ms Nathalie

    Ms Nathalie

    Assistant Director
    Hi! My name is Nathalie Fundora. I've been lucky to call Goddard home since July 2016, I have always enjoyed working with children and taking the task\challenge with teaching children. I graduated with a Bachelors in Child Development\ Psychology in 2016. I grew up in Orlando and my playground was Disney. I love Disney singing, and anything outdoors. I love food and have been in many competitions with my mother, who is a professional chef. My first language is Spanish and i learned English Sign Language when i was 14. For my family, Its just my Mom- Marcia, Dad-Aldo and my older brother- Thomals. We are very close. I look forward to the years of learning, growth and challenges in this career and meeting wonderful children and families.
  •  Abbeigale


    Early Childhood Teacher
    Hi, My name is Abbey Sandoz! I am from McHenry Illinois. I just moved to Colorado Springs with my boyfriend in May. I have worked with young children since I was 16 years old. I have been with THE GODDARD SCHOOL since 2019. I earned by Child Development Associated degree in October 2020. I love working with Toddlers and sharing their high energy! I am trained in pediatric CPR and First Aid. When not at work, I love spending time with my boyfriend exploring new places, waiting for the Fall Season (my favorite) and eating anything pasta related.
  • Ms Athena

    Ms Athena

    Lead Teacher
    Hello, my name is Athena Meyers. I am the Happy Hippos teacher. I am very excited to be here at the Goddard School of Colorado Springs. My family moved here to Colorado back in 1993 from California. I started in childcare by helping my aunt in the two-three year old classroom at our church then went on to work at different childcare locations. I have been in childcare for more than 14 years. I am lead qualified, and look forward to working with you all.
  • Ms Cheryl

    Ms Cheryl

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Cheryl is a lead teacher in our Leopard class. She has her Bachelor Degree from UCCS in Inclusive Early Childhood Education. She enjoys teaching young children, and has been in the field for over 13 years. She enjoys spending time with family, listening to music and reading in her free-time.
  • Ms Rachael

    Ms Rachael

    Lead Teacher
    Hi, my name is Racheal and I am the Rowdy Rhinos teacher. I have been working with children for over seventeen years. I have also worked at the Goddard School in Maryland as a lead toddler teacher. I believe every child has a unique way of learning and teachers should teach based on that philosophy. In my spare time I love to go hiking, taking walks with my son, and being outdoors.
  • Ms Rohini

    Ms Rohini

    ECT Early Childhood Teacher
    Hi, My name is Rohini and I am a teacher in the Pre-K classroom. I have a masters degree in computer application and have been teaching children since 2018. I recently completed my ECT qualifications to teach preschool classroom. I enjoy sharing my knowledge and experience with kids. My hobbies are traveling, cooking, and gardening. I love spending time with my family and two kids.
  • Ms Soo

    Ms Soo

    Lead Teacher- Pre-K
    Hi, My name is Soo and I am the Crocodiles teacher. I am from South Korea and have been living the the USA since 2007. I have a bachelors degree in early childhood education and have taught children from infants to preschool. I have my TEFL certification and have taught English, grammar, writing, and reading to English learners. I believe children learn best thru play and I love to teach them problem solving skills. In my spare time I love to garden, travel, and go camping.
  • Ms Stephanie

    Ms Stephanie

    ECT Lead Teacher
    My name is Stephanie and I am a teacher in the Rowdy Rhino classroom. I enjoy working with toddler age children. I have been working with children my whole life because my mother runs an in home licensed daycare. I believe every child is unique and your teaching style should cater to the children's ability. My hobbies include arts and crafts, spending time with my family and friends, and enjoying the outdoors. I am so excited to share my passion for teaching with your little ones and be a part of The Goddard School!
  •  Christina


    Assistant ECT teacher
    Hi I am Ms. Christina. I am the Lead Pre-Kindergarten teacher in the Leopards classroom. I have my bachelors in Arts. I love working with preschoolers and getting them ready for Kindergarten.
  • Ms Megan

    Ms Megan

    Hello, my name is Megan Ellefson. I moved to Colorado Springs from California in 2019 and began working at Goddard right away. I love the school, environment and staff! Prior to being in the office, I was the Lead Pre-Kindergarten teacher in the Crocodile Room. I received my associates degree in Early Childhood Education in May 2014 from Ohlone College in Fremont, California. However, I began my career in this field in 2008. In California, I was a Director of a Private preschool for 6 years and also received by training to be a mentor. In my down time, I coach a local high school cheer leading team and teach choreography. My passion is teaching and helping others and I look forward to working with you at Goddard.

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