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.

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. 

  •  Jennifer

    Jennifer

    Preschool Prep
    Jenny joined The Goddard School in Akron in August of 2022. She teaches in our "bridge" preschool prep classroom. Jenny has many years experience as a teacher and mother with all ages.
  •  Karis

    Karis

    Director
    Karis started with The Goddard School of Akron in April 2007. She has been in the Preschool, Pre-K and Toddler classrooms as a teacher and has been in the office since 2009. She graduated from Ashland University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. She likes reading to the children Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak because it allows them to use and develop their imagination.
  •  Anmarie

    Anmarie

    Infant 2
    Anmarie joined our team in February 2016. She teaches in our Infant 2 classroom. She graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelors of Science in Education.
  •  Anna

    Anna

    Pre-Toddler
    Anna joined our program in March 2020. She teaches in our pre-toddler classroom. Anna has many years experience working with infants and toddlers.
  •  Diane

    Diane

    Pre-K
    Diane joined The Goddard School in Akron in September 2023. She teaches in our Pre-K class. Along with working for years in the early childhood field, she is a mom of 4 and grandma as well.
  •  Kristen

    Kristen

    Preschool
    Ms Kristen joined our teaching team in December of 2023. She is a teacher in our Preschool program. Kristen has her Bachelor of Arts from The University of Akron. She recently moved back to Ohio with her son and has 4 years of experience teaching.
  •  Barb

    Barb

    Preschool
    Ms. Barb has been working at The Goddard School since February 2011. She is teaches our Preschool class. Barb has a Child Development Associates Degree in Early Childhood & Preschool Education. She enjoys seeing children involved in activities and loves celebrating with them when they accomplish tasks and skills.
  •  Heather

    Heather

    Float Teacher
    Ms Heather joined The Goddard School of Akron in February 2022. She has many years of experience with children of all ages and is a mom of 2 herself.
  •  Megan

    Megan

    Toddler
    Megan started as the Toddler teacher at The Goddard School Akron in January 2023. She has many years in the early childhood teaching area including teaching at another Goddard School along with being a mom to 4.
  •  Brittany

    Brittany

    Pre-Toddler
    Brittany joined our teaching team in September 2023. She teaches in our pre-toddler classroom. Brittany has worked with toddlers for many years.
  • Mr Martin

    Mr Martin

    Owner
    "I am very proud to be part of The Goddard chain of schools. I, along with our staff are 100% committed to providing the highest quality preschool experience in the Akron area. There is no greater joy for us than to watch a child's confidence grow each day as they learn and have fun doing it...." Mr. Marty
  •  Kiersten

    Kiersten

    Infant 2
    Ms Kiersten joined The Goddard School of Akron in September of 2023. She is a mom of 1 and has years of experience teaching children.
  •  Meagan

    Meagan

    Float Teacher
    Meagan joined The Goddard School in Akron in September 2023. She loves to visit every classroom and see what all of the students are learning. She is currently attending The University of Akron.
  •  Sarah

    Sarah

    Pre-K
    Ms. Sarah is our Pre-K teacher. Sarah joined our teaching team in August 2013. Sarah has her Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Akron and is currently working on her Masters Degree in Literature from Ashland University.
  •  Samantha

    Samantha

    Preschool
    Sam joined The Goddard School Akron in October 2023. She teaches in the Preschool classroom. Sam has many years of experience as a mother of 4. Her background is in Pharmacy, but looks forward to working with the kids and prepare them for their futures.
  •  Sophia

    Sophia

    Infant 1 & 2
    Sophia joined The Goddard School in Akron Infant class team in December 2023. She is a mom of one and loves to make connections with the kids.
  •  Heidi

    Heidi

    Infant 1
    Ms. Heidi began working at The Goddard School in January 2013. She is the co-teacher in our Infant 1 classroom. Heidi holds her certificate in Child Day Care Specialist from the U.S. Career Institute
  •  Rebecca

    Rebecca

    Infant 1
    Ms. Becky joined our teaching team in March 2014. She is co-teaching in our Infant 1 classroom. Becky graduated from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, Psychology, and Dance. She has years experience working with children of all ages.
  •  Rachel

    Rachel

    Get Set
    Rachel joined our team in September 2018. She is co-teaching in the Get Set classroom. Rachel graduated from the University of Akron with a degree in Child Development.
  •  Regina

    Regina

    Get Set
    Ms. Regina joined our team in January 2021. She co-teaches in our Get Set classroom. Regina formerly took classes towards a degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Akron. She has years of experience with infants and toddlers along with being a mom of 2.
  •  Alexis

    Alexis

    Float
    Lexey joined us in November of 2023. She has formerly worked with all ages. She currently is helping in our Toddler 2 and Bridge classrooms. She enjoys coming to work each day and seeing all her favorite little people.
  •  Jocelyn

    Jocelyn

    Float Teacher
    Ms Jocelyn has been teaching at The Goddard School Akron since September 2022. She has taught in many of our classrooms, mostly Preschool and Pre-K, but she loves getting to go help out in all of the classrooms.
  •  Kaitlin

    Kaitlin

    Toddler
    Kaitlin joined our Infant/Toddler team in April 2021. She teaches in our Toddler classroom. She also helps out in all of the classrooms. Kaitlin graduated from Notre Dame College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education.
  •  Marissa

    Marissa

    Float Teacher
    Marissa joined us in July 2020. She is a part-time floating teacher in all of our classrooms. She currently attends Stark State College majoring in Early Childhood Education.
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