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. 

  • Mrs Amita

    Mrs Amita

    Owner
    Thank you for visiting! Amita has a degree in Computer Science & Engineering. She has worked as an IT Professional in Top Fortune 500 companies. She enjoys offering a loving and educational environment where children can develop into lifelong learners. She wants every family that walks into school to discover the fun learning and nurturing environment. She is putting an extra effort while selecting faculty. Lead teachers are required to have education degrees and certifications. School teachers are carefully mentored and coached by Curriculum Director to assure each child has a fun learning experience.
  • Mr  Vikram

    Mr Vikram

    Owner
    Thank you for visiting! Vikram Aggarwal is the proud owner of The Goddard School of Albertville. Vikram has bachelor’s and master’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering. As a parent of 2 children, he understands the importance of quality childcare. He has seen the firsthand difference between a daycare and the programs offered at Goddard School. He recognizes the significance of a safe and nurturing learning environment, that is why - The Goddard School. Growing up, education played an integral part in his life. He is excited, proud and feel privileged to bring The Goddard School to Albertville, MN and confident in providing the community and families with the safest and highest quality childcare experience.
  • Ms Toni

    Ms Toni

    Executive Director
    Hello! I am Toni, our school's On Site Executive Director. My education background is in Organizational Psychology with a minor in child psychology. I came to Goddard with 18 years of management experience of which 14 years were in early education as Director and Regional Director. I had the wonderful opportunity to work for Goddard Corporate Quality Assurance team and from that opportunity I fell in love with the Goddard standards and commitment to quality early education. I have 3 children of my own, ages 22, 15, and 7. I am passionate about providing quality early childhood education and when I am not at work I enjoy boating on the river, time with family, sporting events, concerts, and traveling! I am so excited to be a part of this wonderful community!
  • Ms Kelly

    Ms Kelly

    Education Director
    “Hello! I’m a University of Minnesota graduate with an elementary school teaching background. I’m excited about joining the Goddard team, because I align with their belief that children learn best through experience. Some of my favorite teaching memories include playing with sand and play-dough; I am a hands-on teacher and learner. In my free time, I enjoy tutoring, playing with my three cats, and cooking. I am very excited to be part of the Albertville team.”
  • Mrs Angela

    Mrs Angela

    ADMINISTRATOR/NUTRITION SPECIALIST
    Mrs. Angie has over 3 years of experience as an ESP for ISD 877 where she provided structural assistance to elementary aged children, along with 6 years of experience running an in-home childcare. Currently, she is working to obtain her Child Development Accreditation (CDA) through Care Courses. Prior to working with the school district, Mrs. Angie was an admission coordinator at a local nursing home. It makes her happy to be a part of a child's growth and learning. She can't wait to start making connections with all our teachers and families. (Joined our family January 2023)
  • Ms Jordyn

    Ms Jordyn

    Marketing Director
    Ms. Jordyn graduated in May 2024 with a degree in Marketing at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. She has years of experience nannying and still nanny's on the weekends. She has always loved working with children of all ages and that is why she decided the Goddard School is a good fit for her. The children's giggles and belly laughs is what brings her joy when working with children. You might not always see her in the office, because she is at school, but she is always working behind the scenes. (Joined our family July 2022)
  • Ms Danelle

    Ms Danelle

    Lead Teacher - Infants
    Ms. Danelle obtained her Child Development Accreditation (CDA) through Care Course. She has many years of experience working with children from infancy to high school age. Ms. Danelle has always had a passion for teaching children. She enjoys reading them stories, the most. Ms. Danelle also loves to engage in play with the children while watching them learn and grow through inquiry-based learning. (Joined our family March 2022)
  • Ms Yasmeen

    Ms Yasmeen

    Lead Teacher- First Steps
    Ms. Yasmeen has been a teacher for over 10 years and has worked with children of all ages and abilities. Ms. Yasmeen started her education in nursing and quickly changed career paths after her first job in a childcare center and is now currently working on her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. Along with her work experience she grew up in an in home childcare which amplified her love for teaching. She is the mom of 3 little girls who love to read and play. Children are her joy and she is doing what she loves!
  • Ms Lydia

    Ms Lydia

    Lead Teacher Infants
    Ms. Lydia has dedicated over six years to nurturing children, discovering her true passion for working with infants. Since graduating high school in 2021, she is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing with a focus on neonatal care. Ms. Lydia takes joy in witnessing the growth and development of young ones as they explore the world while achieving key milestones. Above all, she is committed to making sure each child feels uniquely valued and cherished.
  • Ms Emma

    Ms Emma

    Lead Teacher- Young Toddler
    Hello! I am Ms. Emma. I have been working in early education going on 7 years. I started as a summer nanny in high school and have loved being around children ever since. I am working on obtaining my degree in early education. I enjoy spending time with my family and doing various styles of needle work. I am so excited to be a part of The Goddard Family!
  • Miss Katelyn

    Miss Katelyn

    Lead Teacher- Toddler
    Hello, my name is Katelyn, and I am thrilled to be a part of The Goddard School of Albertville! I have always had a passion for working with children and helping them grow and learn in a nurturing environment. With 5+ years of experience in childcare, I understand the importance of creating a safe, fun, and educational atmosphere for your little ones. I am working on getting my CDA to further my career in childcare. My approach to childcare is centered around engaging activities that promote social, emotional, and cognitive growth. I love incorporating arts and crafts, storytelling, and outdoor play into our daily routine to keep the children excited and curious. I look forward to getting to know each child and family! I am excited to embark on this journey together!
  • Ms Hope

    Ms Hope

    Lead Teacher - Toddler 2's
    Ms. Hope joins the Goddard family as a 2023 STMA High School graduate. She worked in the local community education program, Kids Play, and that is where she found her passion for children. She aspires to become an early childhood teacher and has begun the process of working on her CDA. You can find Ms. Hope in the Toddler classroom of our school providing quality care for the students.
  • Mrs Tegan

    Mrs Tegan

    Lead Teacher - Bridge
    Ms. Tegan started working as a nanny and from there decided to get her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. As a mom she fell in love with teaching her kids and helping them achieve their goals. She has worked as a nanny and in childcare for 8 years and has a passion for teaching Pre-K. Her favorite thing to teach is reading and loves to play fun games while being able to be silly with the kids.
  • Ms Brandice

    Ms Brandice

    Lead Teacher - Preschool
    Ms. Brandi has been working with children over 14 years. She has many years of experience working with children with many forms of disabilities. She decided to pursue to get her Certificate Development Certificate (CDA) 2 yr ago to work with children in preschool. Ms. Brandi has worked in pubic schools as a Substitute Paraprofessional, tutored elementary kids, and even ran her own home daycare for many years. Working with preschoolers has always been her passion and is always learning more ways to help them be successful. Ms. Brandi loves being outside with her 2 boys and soaking up the sun.
  • Miss Alaina

    Miss Alaina

    Lead Preschool Teacher
    Hello! My name is Alaina Thompson! I graduated from St. Michael Albertville in 2023 & am furthering my education through Grand Canyon University, my favorite part about kids is their creative mindsets and their ability to make the most out of situations. My favorite past child care position so far was when I was a caretaker for a 4 year old boy with autism. I enjoy watching kids learn, grow, and flutter into their own personality’s ! I am so happy to be a part of The Goddard Team!
  • Mrs Lavita

    Mrs Lavita

    Lead Teacher - Pre-K
    Mrs. Lavita obtained her Child Development Accreditation (CDA) through Care Course. She has 10 plus years of experience working with children ages Preschool-Elementary. She enjoys figuring out how each child learns best and using that knowledge to help the children excel. You can always catch Mrs. Lavita teaching the children how to achieve the skills they need to be successful in kindergarten! (Joined our family October 2022)
  • Mrs Coalee

    Mrs Coalee

    TEACHER AIDE-First Steps
    Ms. Coalee has found her passion in working in the infant department! She is bubbly and nurturing with the children in her care. She loves locally and she looks forward to growing with us here at Goddard. She joined the Goddard family in August 2023.
  • Ms Jessica

    Ms Jessica

    ASSISTANT TEACHER - Bridge
    Ms Jess has worked with children for years working with mainly infants and toddlers. She found her passion working with kids when she first started to nanny. She decided to work in childcare to help make sure children have a safe and loving environment along with helping them reach their milestones.
  • Ms Alyssa

    Ms Alyssa

    Teacher Aide-Preschool
    Ms. Aly is a Teacher Aide in the preschool department. She loves that children are energetic and eager to learn.
  • Ms Lisa

    Ms Lisa

    MVP - Teacher Support
    Ms. Lisa spent many years in a corporate setting and decided to make a change where she worked in the STMA school district for several years assisting young children with learning how to read and from there transitioned to working with special needs children. Ms. Lisa and her husband have lived in Albertville for over 33 years and they have 2 adult daughters, and 6 beautiful grandchildren. Ms. Lisa joined the Goddard team February of 2024 and she loves watching children grow, learn, explore, and see them develop their own personalities.
  •  Alexa

    Alexa

    MVP - Teacher Support
    Ms. Alexa is a MVP support staff. She believes kids at a young age are full of potential and she enjoys being a part of their growth and happiness! She understands that learning should be a fun and positive environment with people supporting children throughout their journey.
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