The Goddard School of Springfield

School Address: 3411 Hedley Road
, Springfield, Illinois 62711
School Phone Number: 217-210-4545 , School Hours: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Springfield is a warm and nurturing space where extraordinary awaits your child each and every day.

Meet  MJ

Meet MJ

On-Site Owner
On-Site Owner - Prior to her career in Early Childhood Education, she has 9 years of retail management experience working in both specialty and big box stores with a proven history to increase and maintain overall sales, customer satisfaction, and employee development. She also has over 8 year's experience in the Early Childhood Education field and has her BA in Early Childhood Education with a focus on Leadership and Administration. She is inspired everyday by her fiancé (Travis), bonus daughter (Claire), and the most loyal pups (Bella & Scout). Some of her favorite things are cooking and staying active to maintain a healthy lifestyle, getting outside anywhere she can, fishing & reading!
  • 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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    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

  • July 18 Interactive Clown Show! 10:30 - 11:30 AM
  • July 19 Water Play Day
  • July 22 Popsicle Day!
  • July 24 Abra-Kid-Abra Magic Show! 10 - 11 AM
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Health and Safety

We work tirelessly to ensure your child thrives in a healthy, safe and warm environment. Within this secure and nurturing environment, your child is free to learn and discover their unique gifts.

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Our teachers work with your child’s natural inclination for exploration and investigation to create fun, flexible learning experiences that foster well-rounded development in a safe and caring environment. If you’d like to make a difference in the lives of young children, apply today!

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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.  

In our classrooms, creativity and curiosity blossom as children discover the wonder of learning. Through fun learning experiences (F.L.EX.®), your child will develop academic and social-emotional skills that will help them feel ready to take on the world.

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