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. 

  •  Mandy and John

    Mandy and John

    Owners
    Mandy and her husband John are the owners of The Goddard School. Mandy earned a BA in Elementary Education with distinction from Goucher College in Maryland. She has worked in the field of education since 1997. She is a certified personal trainer, an experienced nutrition and wellness consultant and children's fitness specialist. John attended Belmont Abbey College.
  •  Jennifer

    Jennifer

    Executive Director
    Ms. Jennifer is our Executive Director. She has a BS in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Early Childhood Education and has her level 3 NC Early Childhood Administration Credentials. Ms. Jennifer is pursuing her master's degree in BK Interdisciplinary Studies in Education and Development with a concentration in Early Childhood Leadership and Program Administration. Ms. Jennifer has worked at the Goddard School since October 2012.
  •  Lindsey

    Lindsey

    Director
    Ms. Lindsey is our Program Director. She earned her associate's degree in Early Childhood Education from Stanly Community College in 2015. She also earned her level 2 Administrative Credentials in June of 2017. Ms. Lindsey is pursuing her Bachelor's Degree with a major in Early Education from the University of Greensboro. She has two children of her own and strives to meet the needs of all children. Ms. Lindsey has worked in the field of Education since 2010 and has been employed with Goddard since August 2018.
  •  Emileen

    Emileen

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Emileen is our Assistant Director. She has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, along with her Pennsylvania Director’s Credentials and NC Level II Administration Credentials. She has worked in the field of education since 2003 and has been employed with Goddard since July 2018. Mrs. Emileen's favorite children's song is "Baby Bumble Bee," and in her free time she enjoys reading and baking goodies. :)
  •  Erica

    Erica

    Administrative Assistant
    Ms. Erica is our Administrative Assistant. Ms. Erica is pursing her education in Early Childhood Development. Ms. Erica was previously one of our Marvelous Monkey teachers that has stepped out of the room. Ms. Erica is eager to work with all the classrooms in our school and is excited to be able to offer extra support to our teachers around our school. Ms. Erica has worked in the early childhood field since 2012 and has been with the Goddard School since April 2019.
  •  Tarsha

    Tarsha

    Kitchen Manager
    Ms. Tarsha is our Kitchen Manager. She is currently pursuing her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education and has her North Carolina Early Childhood Credentials. She has been in the field of education for 22 years and has been employed at Goddard since May 2012.
  •  Heather

    Heather

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Heather is a lead teacher in our Cuddly Cubs (Infant) classroom. She has her North Carolina credentials. She has worked in the field of education since 1997 and has been employed with Goddard since December 2018. Mrs. Heather's favorite children's song is "ABC's" and in her free time she enjoys snuggling on the couch while watching TV with her dogs.
  •  Laura

    Laura

    Infants
    Mrs. Laura is one of our lead teachers in our Cuddly Cubs (Infant) classroom. She has her Associates in Art's Degree and also her Associate's in Early Childhood Education. She has worked in the field of education for 12 years and has been employed with Goddard since August 2019.
  •  M'nya

    M'nya

    Resource/ Floater
    Ms. M'Nya is one of our fantastic floaters. M'Nya has a Bachelors Degree in Anthropology from Weidner University, and is currently continuing her Education. Ms. M'Nya is a resource to all of our classrooms and has been exceptional since bringing her aboard from October 2023.
  •  Sarah

    Sarah

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Sarah is a lead teacher in our Marvelous Monkey's (Younger One's) classroom . She has her North Carolina Early Childhood Credentials and is pursuing her degree in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Sarah has worked in the field of Education since 2019 and has been employed with Goddard since October 2019. Ms. Sarah's favorite song to sing is "Happy Birthday" and in her free time she enjoys going to the gym the most!
  •  Alicia

    Alicia

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Alicia 'Ms. Lilly' is one of our Lead Teachers in our Marvelous Monkey's (Young Ones) classroom. Ms. Lilly has her Early Childhood Credentials and has worked in the education field since 2022. Ms. Lilly has been employed with the Goddard since February 2024. Her favorite children's song is This Little Light Of Mine and in her free time she enjoys journaling.
  •  Shakira

    Shakira

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Shakira is one of our lead teachers in our Eager Elephant's (Older Ones) classroom. Ms. Shakira graduated from Winston Salem State University in 2023 with a degree in Biology. Ms. Shakira has been in the field of education since 2023, and she has been employed with Goddard since January 2024. Shakira's favorite children's song is Good Morning by Gracie's Corner and in her free time she enjoys traveling with friends and family.
  •  Angelina

    Angelina

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Angelina is one of our teachers in our Eager Elephant's (Older ones) classroom. Ms. Angelina has her AAS in Child Development. Ms. Angelina has worked in the early childhood field since 2016 and has been with the Goddard School since September 2022. Mrs. Angie's favorite children's song is "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and in her free time snuggling with a cozy blanket and taking a nap.
  •  Niki

    Niki

    Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Niki is one of our wonderful Jolly Giraffe (Younger Two's) teacher's. Mrs. Niki has completed her CDA, and has interest in pursuing her education in the Early Education Field. Ms. Niki strongly believes children need that strong figure in their lives, because it is very important to their development. Ms. Niki enjoys interacting and helping to build a foundation for children. Ms. Niki has been employed with Goddard since March 2023.
  •  Sarah

    Sarah

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Sarah is one of our Lead Teachers in our Terrific Turtles (Older Two's) classroom. Ms. Sarah is working toward furthering her education in Early Childhood. Ms. Sarah has worked in the education field since 2018 and has been employed with Goddard since November 2023. Her favorite children's song is the Freeze Dance and in her free time she enjoys reading and listening to music.
  •  Mia

    Mia

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Mia is one of our Lead Teachers in our Terrific Turtles (Older Twos) classroom. Ms. Mia is currently attending The University of North Carolina majoring in Psychology. Ms. Mia has been working in the education field since 2022 and has been employed with Goddard since December 2023. Mia's favorite children's song is In The Jungle by Dani GO, and in her free time she enjoys shopping at the mall with friends and visiting her family.
  •  Janae

    Janae

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Janae is one of our lead teachers in the Fabulous Flamingos (Younger Three's) classroom. Ms. Janae currently attends The University of North Carolina and is working towards a degree in Biology. Ms. Janae has worked in the education field since 2020 and has been employed with Goddard since March 2024. Janae's favorite children's song is Veggies by Gracie's Corner, in her free time she enjoys kayaking and camping with her family.
  •  Maliyah

    Maliyah

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Maliyah is one of our lead teacher's in our Happy Hippo's (Older Three's) Classroom. Ms. Maliyah is pursing her education in Early Childhood Development. Ms. Maliyah started working at The Goddard School in December 2021. Ms. Maliyah's favorite children's song is "The Criss-Cross Song" and she enjoys shopping in her free time!
  •  Shamira

    Shamira

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Shamira is one of our lead teacher's in our Happy Hippo's (Older Three's) Classroom. Shamira has a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from the University at Albany and is currently pursuing her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Rowan Community College. Ms. Shamira started working in childcare 2006 and has been employed with the Goddard School since 2023. Shamira's favorite children's song is "Pete the Cat and his White Shoes" and in her free time she enjoys playing with her cricut creating new projects.
  •  Cloe

    Cloe

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Cloe is one of our Lead Teachers in our Fabulous Flamingos (Younger Three's) classroom. Ms. Cloe graduated from Northwest Cabarrus High School and is starting college classes at Rowan Cabarrus Community College in Fall of 2024. Ms. Cloe started working with children in 2020 and has been employed with Goddard since November 2023. Cloe's favorite children's song is "You are my Sunshine" and in her free time she enjoys drawing, painting, crocheting, and reading.
  •  Karlie

    Karlie

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Karlie "Ms. KayKay" is one of our lead teachers in our Zany Zebra's (Younger PreK) classroom. Ms. Karlie is working on her bachelors degree in Middle School Education. Ms. Karlie has been in the field of education since 2011 and she has been employed with Goddard since June 2019. Karlie's favorite children's song is "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and in her free time she enjoys playing sports and watching Anime.
  •  Seema

    Seema

    Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Seema is one of our lead teachers in our Zany Zebras (Pre-K I) classroom. Mrs. Seema has her Bachelors in Accounting and is new to the childcare field but is very eager to get more involved in the classroom. Mrs. Seema is very patient, always smiling, and she continues to learn that things are getting easier everyday, including the language barrier. Mrs. Seema's favorite children's song is "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and enjoys planting and watching TV in her free time.
  •  Mandy

    Mandy

    Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Mandy is one of our lead teacher's in the Lovable Lions class (Older PreK). She has her North Carolina Early Childhood Credentials. Mrs. Mandy has worked in the field of education for 21 years and has been employed with the Goddard since September 2014. Mrs. Mandy's favorite children's song is "Disco Unicorn" and in her free time she enjoys watching movies, reading, or baking.
  •  Crystal

    Crystal

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Crystal is a lead teacher in our Lovable Lions (Older PreK) Classroom. She hold's certifications in Cued Speech, Sign Language, Speech Development, Autism, Down Syndrome and The Auditory Learning Guid. Ms. Crystal has been in Early Childhood Field since 1997 has been employed with Goddard since August 2017. Ms. Crystal's favorite children's song is "We will rock you- Trolls Edition " and she enjoys walking trails and visiting waterfalls in her free time.
  •  Logan

    Logan

    Resource/ Twos Floater
    Mr. Logan is one of our fantastic floaters/resource staff. Logan has his high school diploma and is interested in pursuing his Education in the Early Childhood Field. Logan has a three year old daughter and has been employed with Goddard since October 2023. Logan is a resource to all of our classrooms especially in our older two year old classroom and has been exceptional since bringing him aboard in October 2023. Mr. Logan's favorite children's song is "Itsy Bitsy Spider" and in his free time he enjoys spending time with his daughter.
  •  Cameron

    Cameron

    Resource/ Floater
    Mr. Cameron is one of our Fantastic Floaters. Mr. Cameron is currently continuing his education in Early Childhood Education. Mr. Cameron loves to help out in every room of the school, interacting with all the children, and learning all about new families. Mr. Cameron and been employed with the Goddard School since September 2022.
  •  Barbara

    Barbara

    Substitute Teacher
    Ms. Barbara is a support teacher at our school. Barbara earned a BA in Mathematics from the University of Northern Iowa and numerous years of experience in the field of education. She has been employed with Goddard since September 2014, and believes that each child is special and just needs the right environment to reach their full potential.
  •  Nicarda

    Nicarda

    Resource/Sub
    Ms. Nicarda is a support teacher at our center. She has her Bachelor's Degree from Winston Salem University with a Major in interdisciplinary studies. Ms. Nicarda has worked in the field of Education since 2020 and has been employed with Goddard since August 2023. Ms. Nicarda's favorite song to sing is "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and in her free time she enjoys to read with her favorite genre being Fiction.
  •  Kadeja

    Kadeja

    Floater/ Resource
    Ms. Kadeja is one of our fantastic floaters. Mrs. Kadeja has her North Carolina credentials. She has worked in the field of education since 2018 and has been employed with Goddard since August of 2021. Ms. Kadeja's favorite children's song is the "Jump up and Down" song, and in her free time she enjoys watching the TV show like Lincoln Lawyer.
  •  Jessica

    Jessica

    Floater/ Resource
    Ms. Jessica is one of our Fantastic Floaters. Ms. Jessica has worked in the education field since 2022 and has been employed with Goddard since June 2024. Jessica's favorite children's song is The ABC's and in her free time she enjoys watching TV.
  •  Ny'Asia

    Ny'Asia

    Resource / Floater
    Ms. Ny'Asia is one of our Fantastic Floaters. Ms. Ny'Asia will be taking classes to help further her Education in Early Childhood in August 2024. Ms. Ny'Asia has worked in the education field since 2021 and has been employed with Goddard since June 2024. Ny'Asia's favorite children's song is Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, and in her free time she enjoys listening to R&B.
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