The Goddard School of Deerfield

School Address: 475 Lake Cook Road
, Deerfield, Illinois 60015
School Phone Number: 847-349-4499 , School Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Deerfield (Northbrook) is more than a warm and nurturing place. It's more than a great education for your child. It's peace of mind.

Meet  Jane & Genia

Meet Jane & Genia

Jane Faynshetyn and Genia Kovelman are the proud owners of The Goddard School® located in Deerfield, Illinois. Jane received her bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Psychology from Bradley University and her master's degree in Education from DePaul University. Prior to Goddard, Jane was an elementary school teacher, owned an Esthetic’s school and worked with a large social welfare non-for-profit organization (where Jane and Genia met!) Jane lives in Highland Park with her husband and two children. Genia holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in History as well as a teaching certificate in Early Childhood Education. Prior to Goddard, Genia spent over 10 years in the non-for-profit industry. She launched and secured funds for a new department on cultural integration, worked with immigrant families on community involvement and organized fundraising events. Genia lives in Deerfield with her husband and three children. Being working mothers and recognizing the need and demand for a high-quality alternative to daycare, they decided to open the Goddard School to offer families the absolute best experience in early childhood education. They are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for your children, healthy and nutritious meals, and a wide variety of enrichment classes!
  • Our School

    Welcome! We’re committed to your child’s health, safety and education, which is why we provide children with safe and healthy learning environments at our School.

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  • Faculty

    Our teachers blend the highest standards in early childhood education and development with nurturing care.

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  • Special Programs

    We enhance our play-based curriculum with a range of enrichment programs designed to fit your child’s interests.

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  • Reviews & Recognition

    We greatly value feedback we receive from parents and our communities, and are proud to share these publicly.

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Something Fun Is Always Happening at Goddard!

Upcoming Events

  • May 19 Spirit Week
  • May 20 Spirit Week
  • May 27 Pajama Day
  • May 30 Memorial Day
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It's Their Time to Thrive!

This year is your child’s time to thrive! Find out how The Goddard School sets your child up for success, so they’re prepared to confidently take on the world around them. 

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What Teachers Mean to Me

Every member of the Goddard faculty has special, often extraordinary, gifts they share with their students. When a child comes home happy and can't wait to see their teacher the next day, tell us about it. Take this moment to celebrate your child's teachers!

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We work tirelessly to ensure children thrive in a healthy, safe and warm environment. Within this secure and nurturing environment, children can discover their unique gifts.

Our programs go beyond academics and help children develop important social-emotional skills like kindness, empathy, responsible decision making and more.  

The F.L.EX.® Learning framework is designed to provide a well-rounded learning experience in a safe, nurturing environment to help prepare children for school, careers and life. 

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