Our Teachers

Our teachers blend the highest education standards with nurturing care to help foster well-rounded child development.

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 Cinnamon

    Ms Cinnamon

    Owner
    For Cinnamon, joining the Goddard family was the culmination of a life long journey in the Early Childhood Education field. Cinnamon has always been passionate about working with children and being part of her community. This led her to open a home-based childcare center in Lakenheath, England so she could nurture her son’s growth while serving and helping meet the childcare needs of the military community. Though her degree is in business, she stayed close to her roots. Her career path has led her from teacher turned Director, to Operations Director to ultimately becoming an owner of The Goddard School of Woodstock. Her goal and promise to you is to make your family’s Goddard experience unparalleled by providing a nurturing and educational environment for your children to become confident life-long learners.
  • Ms Laurie

    Ms Laurie

    Director/QA Coordinator
    Ms. Laurie is our Center's Director. She holds a BS in Criminal Justice Administration and an Assoc. Degree in Early Childhood. She has over 20 years experience working with children which includes advocating for children in foster care through CASA in the Cobb County Juvenile court system. Ms. Laurie is originally from Deshler, OH and currently resides in Kennesaw, GA. Her favorite children's book is "A Wrinkle in Time." Her favorite children's song is "Itsy Bitsy Spider." Ms. Laurie loves working with children because she loves to make a positive difference in their lives. She finds being able to witness a child's educational and emotional growth very rewarding.
  • Ms Kaltrina

    Ms Kaltrina

    Lead Infant Teacher
    Ms. Kaltrina has a bachelor's degree in Education. She is originally from Albanian, Kosovo and currently resides in Woodstock, Georgia. Her favorite children's book is "A,B,C Universe" and her favorite children's song is "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star." Ms. Kaltrina enjoys working with children and loves to see their excitement when they are learning new skills.
  • Ms Giti

    Ms Giti

    Assistant Infant Teacher
    Ms. Giti has more than 16 years experience in childcare. She is originally from Tehran, Iran and currently resides in Kennesaw, GA. Her favorite children's book is "One Fish, Two Fish" and her favorite children's song is "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star." Ms. Giti loves working with children because they make her day better and she loves knowing that the children are having fun in her care.
  •  Fouzia

    Fouzia

    Assistant Infant Teacher
    Assistant Infant Teacher
  •  Sarah

    Sarah

    Assistant Teacher Infants
    Assistant Teacher Infants
  • Ms Carol

    Ms Carol

    Lead Preschool 2 Teacher
    Ms. Carol has an Associates in Early Childhood Education. She was previously a Head Start teacher. She is originally from Ohio. Her favorite children's book is "The Very Lazy Ladybug" and her favorite children's song is "Going On a Bear Hunt." Ms. Carol loves being in the presence of young children while they learn about their world. She believes their enthusiasm and excitement is simply contagious!
  • Ms Laurie

    Ms Laurie

    Lead GA Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
    Ms. Laurie holds a BS degree from KSU with a specialty certification in Elementary Education: Pre-K through 5th grade. Ms. Laurie is from Woodstock, GA. Her favorite children's book is "No More Monkeys Jumping on the Bed" and all Eric Carle books. Her favorite children's song is "The Number Rock." Ms. Laurie loves working with children and especially loves their honesty. Her goal is to develop great minds and nurture beautiful hearts.
  • Ms Jane

    Ms Jane

    Assistant GA Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
    Ms. Jane has been with The Goddard School since 2007 and has over 20 years experience working with children. She has an Associate’s Degree in Child Development. She is from Camden, SC and now resides in Woodstock, GA. Her favorite children's book is "The Kissing Hand" and her favorite children's song is "The Chicken Dance." Ms. Jane loves to work with children because she loves the "free hugs."
  •  Naima

    Naima

    Assistant Pre-K1 Teacher
    Assistant Pre-K1 Teacher
  • Ms Amanda

    Ms Amanda

    Nutrition Specialist
    Ms. Amanda is our food preparation specialist.
  •  Milce

    Milce

    Lead Preschool Teacher
    Lead Preschool Teacher
  •  Jared

    Jared

    Assistant Teacher Preschool 2
    Assistant Teacher Preschool 2
  •  Malarie

    Malarie

    Assistant Preschool 1 Teacher
    Assistant Preschool 1 Teacher
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