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. 

  • Mrs LaShundrea

    Mrs LaShundrea

    On-Site Owner
    LaShundrea earned her bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Tennessee State University and later earned her master's degree from Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management. LaShundrea has worked in Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing Operations with Cummins, Inc., is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and is the past leader of the Children's Ministry at Zion CME Church. She is married to her business partner Ronnie Partee and they have 2 daughters, Alexandrea and Aubriana. LaShundrea enjoys traveling and reading in her spare time.
  • Ms Velisa

    Ms Velisa

    Office Assistant
    Ms. Velisa has a B.A. in Business Management from LeMoyne-Owen College and an MBA in Accounting and Finance from AIU. She also has an MBA in Healthcare Services from Keller Graduate School of Management (DeVry University). She has 2 years of experience in early childhood. Her favorite things include: Spending time with nieces and nephews, going to NBA, High School and AAU basketball games, serving others and attending church. "I love working with children because they are our future. I want to assist them, in anyway I can, to be productive citizens."
  •  Althea

    Althea

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Althea has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences from Harding University and an Early Childhood Music certification. She is fluent in Italian. She has been working with children from infant – 18 years old, since 2003. Her favorite things include playing the guitar, singing, reading and crafts. "I love working with children because I love watching them grow and develop as they achieve milestones."
  •  Dianne

    Dianne

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Dianne has 40 hours of Early Childcare Training from AgriEXTENTION of Texas A & M and Johnson County, KS continuing education and is pursuing her CDA in Infant and Toddler development. She has been teaching and caring for ages 2 – 13 years old since 2011. Her favorite things include: Reading, Crafting, Gardening and spending time with family. "I love working with children because it is one of the most rewarding jobs. I like nurturing children."
  •  Karen

    Karen

    Curriculum Coach/Lead Teacher
    Ms. Karen has a master's degree in Early Childhood Education from Ashford University. She has 29 years of experience working with children from ages 3 to 5 years old. Her favorite things to do includes listening to music, sewing, reading, playing family games, looking at TV, and cooking. She loves working with children because they are our future, and their minds are like sponges. They keep me thinking outside the box.

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