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. 

  • Ms Sloan

    Ms Sloan

    Owner
    Sloan Armstrong is the Owner of The Goddard School and acted on-site from the opening in 2010 until 2015. During that time, the school earned Goddard Systems Circle of Excellence award for highest levels within the system for educational excellence, operations and still possesses the record for largest opening in Goddard Systems 30+ year history. She also credits that accomplishment to her Director at the time, who was awarded Director of the Year within the system. After stepping away from day-to-day operations in 2015, to have two beautiful babies, she returned in 2019 with a new team and is very excited to be back. Sloan also owns The Goddard School of Aurora, which is also a Circle of Excellence school. She has two young children who attend the program and has been described as "having an extraordinary amount of passion for quality". She is a native of Colorado and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music and Business from The University of Denver.
  • Ms Abigail

    Ms Abigail

    Director of Education
    Ms. Abby is the Director of Education. She was born and raised in Tipton, Indiana and moved to Colorado in 2016. Ms. Abby has previously taught as the Lead Teacher in the Happy Hippos, Junior Kindergarten Classroom since 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Educational Studies and a minor in Business from Manchester University in North Manchester Indiana. She has experience working with a variety of age groups, from elementary age to younger preschool students. Her organizational skills and knowledge of Goddard health and safety rules makes her an excellent resource to all students and teachers at The Goddard School. We are happy to have her as part of our team!
  • Ms Crystal

    Ms Crystal

    Director of Education
    Ms. Crystal is our Director of Education. Since Ms. Crystal began working in Early Childhood Education in 2005, she has accumulated several degrees and certificates in Early Childhood Education including a Director’s Certificate in Early Childhood Education (2010), an Early Childhood Professional Competency Certificate from Warren Tech, and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Education and an Infant/Toddler Supervisor Certificate from Red Rocks Community College. Ms. Crystal joined The Goddard School in 2011 where she has proven herself to be a most dedicated and professional teacher. In fact Ms. Crystal was awarded the Goddard School Most Valuable Teacher award in April 2015. Her work experience has helped her to gain an in-depth knowledge of Goddard curriculum which when combined with her ability to be patient, flexible and understanding, will enable her to offer substantial support to the teachers. Ms. Crystal is passionate about her career in Early Childhood Education and looks forward to continuing to further her professional development at The Goddard School.
  •  Gricell

    Gricell

    Office Administrator
    Ms. Gricell is our Office Administrator. She has a background in customer service. Ms. Gricell is also our Spanish teacher who does Spanish lesson with all of our students 2 and older. She strongly believes in making an uplifting experience for families and students at Goddard. Ms. Gricell’s kindness and positivity has been a crucial addition to our Goddard Family since September of 2021!
  •  Lyndsey

    Lyndsey

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Lyndsey is our assistant dirctor. She previously taught Pre-k and has experience working with elementary aged students since 2017. She graduated from Dallas Baptist University in 2020 with a degree in Interdisciplinary studies emphasizing on education and reading. She recently moved to Colorado with her husband. Ms. Lyndsey is passionate about classrooms using students' learning differences, diverse cultures, and communities to produce an inclusive learning environment. She believes in creating an atmosphere that is positive and supportive for students and teachers. Ms. Lyndsey’s ambition makes her the perfect fit for our school! Lyndsey joined our family in February 2023.
  •  Theresa

    Theresa

    Teacher
    Ms. Theresa works in our infant classroom. She has worked as a lead teacher with infants and toddlers for several years. Ms. Theresa has acquired her Early Childhood Teacher qualifications through Colorado's PDIS database and Pyramid Plus Approach course. She believes strongly that the most important thing a teacher can do is make children feel like they are heard, and to never make children feel like they are alone in this world. Ms. Theresa’s bubbly personality and positivity has been perfect addition to our Goddard Family since March 2021!
  •  Alexis

    Alexis

    Teacher
    Ms. Alexis is a teacher in the Fabulous Frog Toddler classroom. She has earned her Early Childhood Teacher qualifications from Colorado's PDIS database and Pyramid Plus Approach course. Ms. Alexis believes that every child is unique in their own way, and it is important to make every child feel included. Ms. Alexis has a caring personality and that is why she is a perfect fit for our Goddard Family, since April 2022.
  • Ms Elaine

    Ms Elaine

    Support Teacher
    Ms. Elaine is a teacher in our Jungle Cat Preschool classrooms. She has been teaching since 2016, working with children from infancy to six years old. Most of Ms. Elaine’s experience has been with older toddlers. Ms. Elaine holds a bachelor’s degree in Science focusing on Child Development from California State University, Fresno. She believes that children and the beauty of their innocence is what shaped her into the teacher she is today. She has been part of our Goddard Family since April 2020!
  •  Gisel

    Gisel

    Teacher
    Ms. Gisel is a teacher in the Playful Panda Get Set classroom. She received a Childhood Developmental Associate Certificate. Ms. Gisel strongly believes that each child has individual strengths and talents, and it is important to recognize them. It's important to never give up on children. Ms. Gisel joined our Goddard Family in December 2020.
  •  Joy

    Joy

    Teacher
    Ms. Joy is a teacher in the Fabulous Frog Toddler classroom. She worked as a preschool teacher at a preschool for 2 years, in Alabama. Ms. Joy has a bachelors degree in Art from Alabama State University. She enjoys watching kids learn and grow. She is passionate about working with children, to make sure they are learning as an individual and as a student. We are excited to have her part of Goddard Family since June 2022!
  •  Michele

    Michele

    Teacher
    Ms. Michele is a support teacher in all classrooms. She has worked with children from infancy to 5 years of age for the past fifteen years. She has an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Community College of Denver. Ms. Michele enjoys teaching children manners while providing a fun learning experience. She loves watching them grow as they complete milestones, while in her care. Ms. Michele is a loving teacher, who really cares about the children she works with and has been an important addition to our Goddard Family since July 2020!
  •  Jadyn

    Jadyn

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Jadyn is a support teacher in all classrooms. She joined The Goddard School June 2022. She has volunteered at church for 2 years caring kids in the children ministry. She is attending Metropolitan State University for Nursing. Ms. Jadyn believes that it is important to have kindness and patience when working with children. Caring for children provides adults with a better understanding of children. Ms. Jadyn’s kindness makes her the perfect fit for our school!
  •  Genesis

    Genesis

    Magical Monkeys Young Toddler Lead Teacher
    Ms. Genesis is a teacher in the Magical Monkeys Young Toddler classroom. She has spent many years caring for children in her family, since she was a young girl. Ms. Genesis has expanded her knowledge about how children develop and learn, since starting with us. She has started to work on her ECT certification through Colorado's PDIS database. She believes caretakers should take the responsibility of children very seriously, as we shape children's developing brains. Her calm demeanor and nurturing personality makes her the perfect fit to work with young children. Ms. Genesis has worked with Goddard since January of 2023.
  • Ms Maria

    Ms Maria

    Teacher
    Ms. Maria is a teacher in the Magical Monkeys Young Toddler classroom. She has completed her certification in Early Childhood Development. Ms. Maria believes that a child’s safety is a priority while they are learning and having fun. Her joyful attitude, patience and nurturing demeanor, make her a favorite among the children and families. She has a strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn new things. Ms. Maria has been an absolute joy to have as part of our Goddard Family since April 2017!
  • Ms Mary Ann

    Ms Mary Ann

    Teacher
    Ms. Mary Ann is a support teacher and manages our kitchen. She has cared for young children and has also owned her own business in the past. Her attention to detail and organizational skills are an asset when working throughout the school. Ms. Mary Ann has an infectious smile and humor. Children love her genuine kindness and parents love her upbeat personality. We are so thankful to have a spectacular woman as part of our Goddard School Family since April of 2018!
  • Ms Peggy

    Ms Peggy

    Teacher
    Ms. Peggy is a support teacher in all classrooms. She is also our on-site Mandarin instructor. She does lessons school wide with all of our students ages 2 and older. She attended Hong Kong Polytechnic University and then the Front Range Community College for Early Childhood Education. She has worked with children since 2004 and loves to encourage children to learn new things and never give up. Ms. Peggy’s experience has made her a strong teacher within our Goddard family since January 2012.
  •  Alejandra

    Alejandra

    Teacher
    Ms. Alejandra is our Elephant teacher. She has been working at The Goddard since May of 2023. Ms. Alejandra has her certificate in Early Childhood Education from Pickens Technical College. She has worked with young toddlers since 2019. Ever since she could remember she has always loved taking care of children. She became very interested when she started taking ECE courses. Ms. Alejandra’s patience and kindness makes her the perfect addition to The Goddard School. She joined our family in May 2023.
  •  Chad

    Chad

    Drum Instructor
    Mr. Chad is our drum instructor. He has volunteered at The Goddard since 2009. Mr. Chad has dedicated himself to helping students learn how to rock regardless of skill level or life challenges. For nearly 30 years, he has performed with a multitude of local, national, and international touring acts, recorded a number of albums of his own as well as those of his musical brethren, and improved the lives of future rockers with private and group lessons. He takes great pride in his work. Mr. Chad's passionate personality makes him a great fit here at The Goddard.
  •  Nubia

    Nubia

    Eager Elephants Lead Teacher
    Ms. Nubia is a teacher in our Eager Elephants first Steps class. She has cared for children in her family, since she was a young girl. She also has a young son of her own. Ms. Nubia earned a ECT Certificate through Colorado' PDIS course database. Ms. Nubia believes that with patience, persistence and creativity, all children can learn through play, even though they may not realize they are doing so. Ms. Nubia’s bubbly personality and positivity make her a perfect addition to our school. Ms. Nubia has worked with Goddard since January 2023.
  •  Carmela

    Carmela

    Teacher
    Ms. Carmela is a teacher in our Junior kindergarten Rhino classroom. She joined The Goddard School, August 2023. Ms. Carmela has her certificate in Early Childhood Education from the University of Colorado. Ms. Carmela believes in individualizing lessons to meet each Childs needs. Her soft and friendly personality makes her a great addition to the Rhinos classroom. We are excited to have Ms. Carmela be part of The Goddard School.
  •  Esmeralda

    Esmeralda

    Teacher
    Ms. Esmeralda is a teacher in the Playful Pandas Get Set classroom. Ms. Esmeralda has her ECT certification from Colorado's PDIS course database. She believes that children are the leaders of our future, so it is important to learn from each child, to be able to teach them according to their individual interests. She believes promoting learning through play and having fun. Ms. Esmeralda’s warm and caring personality makes her a wonderful fit for our Get Set classroom. Ms. Esmeralda has been working with Goddard since June of 2023.
  •  Julia

    Julia

    Teacher
    Ms. Julia is a teacher in the Generous Giraffes Preschool classroom. She has about 5 years of experience working with children ages infancy through teenage years. Ms. Julia grew up in Chicago, and moved to Colordo in the 2023. She is working towards her ECT credencial. Ms. Julia beleives that children learn through experience, and is pationiate about the teaching the children of our future. She has been a staple to our preschool classroom since July of 2023.
  •  Nancy

    Nancy

    Teacher
    Ms. Nancy is a teacher in our Happy Hippo Junior Kindergarten classroom. Ms. Nancy has her ECT certification from Colorado's PDIS course database. Ms. Nancy's warm and caring personality makes her a wonderful fit for our Junior Kindergarten classroom. Ms. Nancy has been working with Goddard since June of 2023.
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