Our Teachers

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


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. 

  •  Kellie


    Welcome to The Goddard School located in Grand Rapids! I am proud to be the on-site owner and love being a part of The Goddard School Family. I graduated with my Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. My goal is to provide the highest quality education and care in a warm loving and safe environment where every child feels valued. I opened the school in 2008 to be a part of a business that positively affected the development of happy and confident young children. My husband and I have learned from our own four children how greatly important quality Early Childhood is to their foundations as they experience later years in school and life.
  •  Cheryl


    Cheryl’s commitment is to provide families with a safe and secure environment in which your child will learn and grow throughout their early years of education. Degreed in Early Childhood Education from Northern Michigan University, Cheryl uses her expertise to work collaboratively with the teachers to provide a well balanced fun educational experience for all children that attend The Goddard School, Grand Rapids. Cheryl’s vision of The Goddard School is to provide a well balanced fun educational experience for all of the children.
  •  Sherri


    Assistant Director
    Sherri has been an important asset to The Goddard School, Grand Rapids since nearly opening. Her bubbly personality, love for children, and creative energy not only assists in running the school, but helps make the school a superior experience for children and families.
  •  Jessica


    Curriculum Director
    Degreed in Early Childhood Education and English, Jessica’s number one goal as the Lead Junior-Kindergarten teacher is to build relationships with the children and families. She believes that once the children and families build a bond and trust her, the children are then excited to come to school to learn. With her creative energy and enthusiasm, Jessica loves to get messy in creative art and share her love for children’s literature with her Junior-Kindergarteners.
  •  Corinne


    Lead Teacher - Preschool A
    Pursuing her degree in Elementary Education from GVSU, Corrine loves singing songs and reading interactive stories with children. Corrine believes that providing a safe environment is the most important thing in the classroom, so the children are able to relax and have fun learning and playing.
  •  Cheryl


    Assistant Teacher - Infants
    Cheryl is a mother to three grown children, and a grandmother to ten young children, who are the loves of her life that keep her very busy. Cheryl earned her degree from Maryville University and has been part of The Goddard School since opening in 2008. She loves working in the Infant classroom because it’s a nurturing and loving environment.
  •  Dianne


    Assistant Teacher - Get Set
    Dianne earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Cornerstone University, along with her degree in Child Development from Grand Rapids Community College. She brings over twenty-five years of experience in the field of Education. Some of Dianne’s favorite things to do with children include reading stories, singing songs and just getting on the floor to play with them!
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