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. 

  •  Laura


    We are so excited to be the owners of The Goddard School of Oxford! I am the on-site owner and Trevor is very involved as well. Raising our own young children and our love for family brought us to The Goddard School. We have seen the positive impact early education has made in the lives of our own children and look forward to fostering the love of learning while providing a safe, nurturing environment for your children.
  •  Alison


    Director of Operations
    Educational Background: Ms. Alison has her Childhood Business Administration Certification from Baker College. Experience in Early Childhood: Ms. Alison has a true passion for working with babies and children. She worked at a daycare/preschool for 6 years prior to coming to The Goddard School and she is also a mom of four daughters. Ms. Alison has been with us at The Goddard School since 2015! Favorite Children's Book: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie By Laura Joffe Numeroff Favorite Ways to Incorporate Play in the Classroom: Ms. Alison enjoys engaging the children in art activities that allows them to use their hands and feet or other objects. She also likes to add a variety of objects to the sensory table. Hobbies/Interests: When Ms. Alison is not here snuggling babies, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends!
  •  Morgan


    Assistant Director
    Educational Background: Ms. Morgan has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Human Resource Management from Central Michigan University. Experience in Early Childhood: Ms. Morgan has several years of experience being a teacher in an early childhood learning center. She started as an assistant teacher while working to complete her CDA, and then moved to a lead teacher, which is where she got her nick name Momo! She also worked as a camp counselor in New York. Favorite Children's Book: The Napping House by Audrey Wood. Favorite Way to Incorporate Play in the Classroom: Ms. Morgan loves to incorporate play-based activities into everyday learning! She loves doing sensory activities as well as art projects with her littles! Hobbies/Interests: Ms. Morgan loves Disney, reading, hiking, and going up north!
  •  Rachael


    Lead First Step Teacher
    Educational Background: Ms. Rachael has a bachelor's degree in early childhood education from Baker College. Experience in Early Childhood: Ms. Rachael has been working with children since 2010! She has experience with all age groups from infants to middle schoolers. Favorite Children's Book: Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister. Favorite Ways to Incorporate Play in Classroom: Ms. Rachael loves using creative learning centers with different manipulatives for children to explore! Hobbies/Interests: In her spare time, Ms. Rachael enjoys making crafts on her Cricut machine, hiking trails with her dogs, and traveling to new places!
  • Ms Makayla

    Ms Makayla

    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Education Background: Ms. Makayla graduated from Adelphia Classical Christian Academy in California after being homeschooled for a majority of her life. She is currently undergoing Early Childhood Training through MI Registry and the Child Care Education Institute. Experience: Ms. Makayla's experience is Early Childhood began during her work as an Assistant Teacher at Adelphia Classical Christian Academy in California in 2021. After moving to Michigan Ms. Makayla perused an Assistant position at The Goddard School in Oxford, where she was promoted to a Toddler Lead Teacher. Favorite Children's Book: Ms. Makayla's favorite children's book is Fox in Socks by: Dr. Suess. Favorite Way to Incorporate Play in the Classroom: Ms. Makayla's favorite way to incorporate play in the classroom is through painting with different objects! Hobbies: Ms. Makayla enjoys Reading and watching Movies in her spare time.
  • Ms Sandra

    Ms Sandra

    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Educational Background: Ms. Sandra has her Child Development Associate. Experience in Early Childhood Education: Ms. Sandra has been working in childcare since 2008. She has been with us at The Goddard School since 2015! Favorite Children's Book: How Do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad By Jane Yolen Favorite Way to Incorporate Play in the Classroom: Ms. Sandra enjoys incorporating play into her classroom through sensory items that allow the children to explore and discover. Hobbies/Interests: When Ms. Sandra isn't working with your children, she enjoys a good book, trying out a new recipe, cooking and yoga.
  •  Megan


    Lead Preschool Teacher
    Educational Background: Ms. Megan has her Lead Certificate for the State of Michigan. Experience in Early Childhood: She came from a childcare prior to Goddard and also worked as a nanny. Favorite Children's Book: Cat in The Hat by Dr. Seuss Favorite Way to Incorporate Play in the Classroom: Ms. Megan loves to sing songs, use imaginary play and sensory items to explore and discover in her classroom. Hobbies/Interests: In her spare time she caring for her many animals (reptiles, dogs, chickens & rabbits), She also enjoys music and singing!
  •  Alexis


    Lead Pre K Teacher
    Educational Background: Ms. Alexis has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Oakland University Experience in Early Childhood: Ms. Alexis has taught preschool for several years and has a lot of experience babysitting family and friends Favorite Children's Book: How to Catch a Mermaid by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton Favorite Ways to Incorporate Play in Classroom: Ms. Alexis enjoys getting on the floor and playing with the children to make an adventure out of their experience as well as sensory play. Hobbies/Interests: In her spare time, Ms. Alexis enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with friends and family
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