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 Mandy

    Ms Mandy

    Owner
    Mandy has been the owner of this Goddard School since it opened in 2002. Mandy's husband operated a Goddard School in Parker from its opening in 2007 through 2018. Mandy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. Mandy and her family moved to Ken Caryl in 1996 when her now adult sons were in Kindergarten and 4th grade. When the opportunity arose to open a Goddard School, they were excited to do so providing families in their neighborhood with this great learning environment, offering exceptional care to the students, and making customer service a priority. In her spare time, Mandy enjoys reading and quilting.
  • Ms Heather

    Ms Heather

    Owner
    In January of 2023 Heather became Co-Owner of The Goddard School - Littleton. She has a M.A. in Elementary Education from Long Island University. She also has her Director’s Certificate from the State of Colorado. Heather joined The Goddard School in 2008 as a Lead Teacher. She was promoted to School Director in 2011 and subsequently to Executive Director in 2020. Heather moved to Colorado from New York in 2008 after getting married and has two daughters who attended this Goddard school from infants through Pre-K. In her free time, Heather enjoys reading, going to concerts, and planning trips. Heather was recognized as Teacher of the Year in 2009.
  • Ms Jolie

    Ms Jolie

    Director of Curriculum and Faculty Development
    Jolie has a B.A in Journalism with a minor in Theater from the University of Northern Colorado. She also has her Director’s Certificate from the State of Colorado. She joined The Goddard School® of Littleton in 2002 as a Lead Teacher joining the administration team in 2006. As our Director of Curriculum and Faculty Development, she provides support and guidance to our faculty with the planning and implementation of curriculum in the classroom. Jolie loves working in ECE because she has a love for children, is inspired by them, and is always learning with them. She was born in Ohio and lived in several states as a child before her family settled in Colorado. She has been married since 1999 and has 5 daughters. In her free time, Jolie enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, going to concerts, crafting, reading, and writing. She hopes to one day publish a children’s book.
  • Ms Krysta

    Ms Krysta

    School Director
    Krysta has a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from the University of Northern Colorado. She also has her Director’s certificate from the State of Colorado. She joined The Goddard School® of Littleton in 2016 as the Get Set Lead Teacher joining the administration team in 2019. Krysta planned on becoming a counselor for children and even began working on a M.A. in Counseling before falling in love with the ECE field. Krysta was born and raised here in Littleton. In her free time, Krysta enjoys reading, doing puzzles, traveling, and spending time outside. Krysta was recognized as Teacher of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • Ms Jen

    Ms Jen

    Administrative Assistant
    Jen has a B.A. in History with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Northern Colorado. She also has a teaching license for Elementary Education and Secondary Social Studies from Western State College. Jen joined The Goddard School® in Littleton in 2013 as the Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher joining the administration team in 2021. Jen found her love of working with kids after being a summer camp counselor/instructor. She has previous experience working as a K-12 teacher. Ms. Jen was born and raised in Fort Collins, CO, and briefly lived in Florida before returning to Littleton. Jen is married with one son who attended this Goddard School. In her free time, Jen enjoys spending time outdoors, fly fishing, and going to baseball games. Jen was recognized as Teacher of the Year for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Ms Aubree

    Ms Aubree

    Support Specialist
    Ms. Aubree has her CDA as well as a certificate for EQIT and Pyramid Plus. She joined The Goddard School® in Littleton in 2019. In December of 2023, Aubree joined the Administration team as the Support Specialist. Aubree has always had a passion for teaching children and supporting their growth and development. She started out working as a before and after school teacher. Aubree was born and raised in Colorado. She is married and has a dog named Ruger. In her free time, Aubree enjoys going on walks with her dog and binge-watching TV shows. Ms. Aubree was recognized as Teacher of the Year for the 2021-2022 school year.
  •  Chelsea

    Chelsea

    Infant Lead Teacher
    Ms. Chelsea has a B.A. in Peace Conflict Studies with a minor in Politics from Regis University. She has been working with children since she was in high school and considers children her passion in life. Chelsea is born and raised in Colorado but has spent some time in Florida. She is the middle of three sisters, nearly fluent in French, and her favorite candy is Mexican candy. She is a lover of food from many different cultures. In her free time, Chelsea enjoys getting outdoors, traveling, trying out new cooking and baking recipes, and watching movies; especially scary ones! Cuddly Clam Classroom
  • Ms Mary

    Ms Mary

    First Steps Lead Teacher
    Ms. Mary has taken several Early Childhood Education classes from Arapahoe Community College. She has worked in other centers with children from 1-5 years old. Ms. Mary worked at The Goddard School® in Littleton from January of 2017 until June of 2018. After taking a hiatus for school, she rejoined in October of 2020. Lovable Lobster Classroom.
  • Ms Katie

    Ms Katie

    Pre-Toddler Lead Teacher
    Ms. Katie has her Director’s Certificate from the State of Colorado. She joined The Goddard School® in Littleton in 2010. She has always loved working with young children and can’t imagine doing anything else. Katie was born in Arizona and spent some time in Kansas before her family moved to Littleton when she was young. She has been married since 2014 and has a dog named Lexie. In her free time, Katie enjoys traveling, listening to music, and working out. Katie was recognized as Teacher of the Year for the 2013-2014 school year. Sensational Seahorse Classroom.
  •  Allison

    Allison

    Toddler Lead Teacher
    Ms. Allison has certificates in both Pyramid Plus and Expanding Quality in Infant/Toddler Care (EQIT). Allison loves working with children and has always wanted to be a teacher. Her background is in behavioral health, which has proved helpful in her work with children. Allison was born in China, and in addition to living in Colorado, she has spent some time in Michigan and Arizona. Allison lives with her fiancé and in her free time enjoys reading, writing, cooking, and watching TV. Exuberant Eels Classroom.
  • Ms Shalene

    Ms Shalene

    Get Set Lead Teacher
    Ms. Shalene has a B.A. in Psychology from Grand Canyon University. She also has several ECE classes from Red Rocks Community College. She joined The Goddard School® in Littleton in 2016. Shalene grew up watching her mother as a teacher in ECE and decided to follow in her footsteps. Shalene was born in Virginia and lived in Missouri before her family settled in Colorado. She now has a son and loves watching him grow. In her free time, Shalene enjoys going for walks, hiking, swimming, going to concerts, and spending time with her family. Shalene was recognized as Teacher of the Year for the 2020-2021 school year. Marvelous Manta Ray Classroom.
  • Ms Mary

    Ms Mary

    Preschool I Lead Teacher
    Ms. Mary has an A.A. in General Studies from Tidewater Community College. Mary grew up watching her mother (Ms. Mary) in the ECE field for her whole life and decided to give ECE a try after her mom convinced her she would enjoy it. She fell in love with all of the personalities of the children and loves that children have no judgements. Mary was born in Virginia but her heart belongs to Long Island. She has been married since 2011 and has a one-eyed cat. In her free time, Mary enjoys reading, camping, listening to true crime podcasts, cooking, rooting for the Yankees, and collecting vinyl records. Terrific Turtles Classroom.
  • Mr Cory

    Mr Cory

    Preschool II Lead Teacher
    Mr. Cory has an A.A. in Auto Collision Technology from Arapahoe Community College. He has also completed multiple ECE classes and has a certificate in Pyramid Plus. Cory believes education at an early age is powerful and has the ability to make a difference for all kids later in life. He loves being able to play a role in children’s lives. Cory was born in Grand Junction, CO and grew up in Denver. In his free time, Cory loves working on cars, listening to music, hiking, and skiing. Wondrous Whale Classroom.
  • Ms Angeleen

    Ms Angeleen

    Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher
    Ms. Angeleen has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Benedictine University in Illinois. She also has a Certificate in Early Childhood Education. Angeleen previously worked here at the Goddard School from August 2012 – July 2016 and returned in April of 2023 after moving back to Colorado. While she was born in Colorado, Angeleen has also lived in AL, IL, CA, and WI. She loves working with children and wants to help them grow and learn new things. Angeleen is mom to her son Theodore with her boyfriend and step mama to his 11-year-old as well. In her free time, Angeleen enjoys camping, reading, and spending time with her family. Ms. Angeleen was recognized as Teacher of the Year for the 2015-2016 school year. Spectacular Starfish Classroom.
  • Ms Lisa

    Ms Lisa

    Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher
    Ms. Lisa has a B.S. in Psychology from the University of South Florida. She joined The Goddard School® in Littleton in 2010. She loves helping kids learn because she gets to share in their insights and loves to look at the world through their eyes. Lisa is originally from Florida and has lived in Colorado for over twenty years with her husband. She has three children who have all attended Goddard as well. In her free time, Lisa loves spending time with her family outdoors hiking, camping, and snowboarding, running, and reading. Ms. Lisa was recognized as Teacher of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year. Outstanding Orcas Classroom.
  • Ms Laura

    Ms Laura

    Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher
    Ms. Laura has her degree in Early Childhood Education and has been working as a Preschool and Kindergarten teacher for over 20 years. She joined the Goddard School in Littleton in August of 2019. Ms. Laura was recognized as Teacher of the Year for the 2021-2022 school year. Outstanding Orcas Classroom.
  • Ms Yumi

    Ms Yumi

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Yumi is currently attending Arapahoe Community College, studying Early Childhood Education. She has previous experience working in an after-school program. Yumi joined the Goddard School in Littleton in September of 2020.
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