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. 

  •  Tom and Debbie

    Tom and Debbie

    Welcome! Since November 2005, Tom has been the proud On-Site Owner of The Goddard School® in Alpharetta and Debbie recently joined him with 8 years of Goddard Owner experience. Together, they bring a unique set of skills and experience to their role as owners. Tom held executive roles in operations and business development while Debbie's degree is in Communications. As parents themselves, they understand the importance of quality child care in the early stages of child development. They have a great team of tenured educators who offer a play-based curriculum along with hands on activities forming a life-long love of learning. Debbie and Tom are actively involved in the classrooms and day-to-day operations of the School. They are proud of the warm and welcoming school community they have created and are committed to provide the highest quality care to all the children. They look forward to meeting your family!
  •  Debbie


    Education Director
    Debbie has lived in the Atlanta area since 2001. Prior to coming to The Goddard School, she taught elementary school for 17 years. Debbie has been a Director with The Goddard School since 2010. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina. She has 3 children and 5 grandchildren. Her favorite hobbies are music, indoor gardening, boating and spending time with family. Her genuine passion for children is evidenced by her strong commitment to the health, safety, and education of each child that attends The Goddard School.
  •  Krystle


    Director of Operations
    Ms. Krystle has been with the Goddard family since February 2018. She has her CDA in Early Childhood Education and is working towards her Associates degree. She believes that all children are special and unique and worthy of all the love in the world. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family and friends. She is a dog mom to a Yorkshire terroir named Oz. Ms. Krystle is a huge GA Tech, Braves and Falcons fan.
  •  Vicki


    Lead Teacher and Curriculum Coordinator
    Ms. Vicki has her TCC in Early Childhood Education and has been with The Goddard School since 2013. Ms. Vicki provides a creative and safe learning environment for her students to enjoy and explore educational possibilities. Ms. Vicki loves anything to do with arts and crafts or Disney. She enjoys spending time with her nephew, niece and family in her free time as well as singing and dancing.
  •  Ericka


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Ericka has been working with children in an educational setting since 2001 and began her career with The Goddard School in 2012. She is currently pursuing a Child Development Associates credential. Ms. Ericka believes all children learn best when they develop self-confidence, trust and creativity. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her sons and grandmother.
  •  Sneha


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Sneha is originally born and raised in Australia. She has worked in a childcare educational setting since 2016. Ms. Sneha has her Child Development Associates, is currently our Lead Preschool 2 teacher. She loves spending time with her family, and spoiling her new nephew.
  •  Madeline


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Madeline has been working with children in an educational setting since 1968. She has an Associates degree from Cuyahoga Community College and a Bachelor of Science of Education from Kent State University. She has been with The Goddard School since 2010. Ms. Madeline believes all children learn best in a positive and loving environment. Ms. Madeline has a son she enjoys spending time with. In her spare time, she loves to garden and trade items on Ebay.
  •  Wendy


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Wendy has been working with children in an educational setting since 2003 and has been a part of the Goddard family since 2015. She has her Childhood Development Associate credential. Ms. Wendy loves nurturing our babies and watching them learn and grow. Ms. Wendy is from New Orleans. While in New Orleans, she worked at St Philips Episcopal Preschool in the infant classroom. She also did morning and aftercare at Believers Life Christian Academy where her children attended.
  •  Lillian


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Lillian joins us all the way from Las Vegas, Nevada where she attended the University of Nevada receiving a Bachelors in English and Film. She joined the Goddard family in 2022 and has mentored children in the Las Vegas community. Ms. Lillian thinks children deserve the best and is excited to help build confidence and teach kindness.
  •  Mojgan


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Mojgan has been working with infants and young toddlers since 2005. Ten of those years were with a Goddard School. She loves to watch children achieve their milestones and inspires children to be themselves. She is originally from Iran but has lived in Georgia since 2004. She is loving life with her amazing grandson. In her spare time she loves to dance and sing.
  •  Deileen


    Lead Teacher
    Ms Deileen "Ms. Day" has worked with children in both private and classroom settings since 2018. She is finishing up her Bachelors of Psychology and will graduate spring of 2024. She is a Registered Behavioral Therapist teaching autistic children for two years. She believes all children should feel loved and safe at all times. Ms. Day has two sons ages 2 and 3 that she loves spending time with and sharing adventures together. She loves anything Disney, music, Starbucks and going to Target!
  •  Chelsea


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Chelsea has been shaping young minds since 2017. She has worked with PreK, Elementary, and Middle School students. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from Montclair University. Ms. Chelsea loves to combine her passion of teaching and her experience as a professional actress to make for a fun learning environment. In her free time she enjoys hiking, singing, ballet, and making dreamcatchers. She also has a green thumb and loves her plants!
  •  Diana


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Lupe has been working with toddlers in a childcare setting since 2019. She is in the process of completing her CDA. She believes all children are special in their own way and she loves to help them learn and discover new things in her classroom. Ms. Lupe has been married for three years and has a son named Jacob. She was born and raised in Mexico, lived in California but Atlanta is her home as she has been here for 9 years. She is a big Dodgers fan!
  •  Leslie


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Leslie has been working with children since 2020. She enjoys being with children and taking care of them. Ever since she was young she loved being around babies and toddlers. She believes all children should be able to express themselves in a comfortable and safe environment. In her spare time, she loves art. She would love to go to college in Japan. Her dream job is to be a Manga artist - Japanese comic book artist.
  •  Samaia


    Assistant teacher
    Ms. Samaia has been working with children in a private and preschool setting since 2019. She is currently completing her Child Development Associate credential. She feels all children should feel comfortable coming to her as a person they can trust and confide in. Ms. Samaia has two children and her two year old comes to Goddard. She enjoys spending time with her children doing indoor and outdoor activities. In her free time she enjoys trying new restaurants and shopping!
  •  Margot


    Assistant teacher
    Ms. Margot has been working with children since 2016. She is in her third year of her Bachelors in Elementary Education at Georgia Gwinnett College. Her education goal is to promote confidence and engage curiosity. She believes children are explorers so it's important they learn thru play with hands on activities. Ms. Margot enjoys hiking, her dogs and anything to do with art.
  •  Sloane


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Sloane has been working with young children of all ages since 2019. She hopes to major in Early Childhood Education. She moved from Florida to Johns Creek in 2022. Her grandmother is the director of a Private Preschool in New York. By helping her grandmother with the summer program and substitute teaching is where she discovered a love for early childhood education. Ms. Sloane loves being involved in the classroom with hands on activities.
  •  Sanaii


    Ms. Sanaii has been working with children since 2022 and is currently attending Georgia State University majoring in Nursing. Her plan is to be a Nurse in the NICU. She believes all children are special in their own way and loves being able to work with them in a childcare setting. Ms. Sanaii is originally from New York and moved to Atlanta in 2019.
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