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. 

  • Ms Anna

    Ms Anna

    Teacher
    Ms. Anna attended Murray State University where she studied elementary education. She has over 10 years of experience working with children of all age groups. Ms. Anna enjoys working with preschoolers and watching them master new skills.
  • Ms Emma

    Ms Emma

    Teacher
    Ms. Emma emigrated from England to the US in 2009 with her family. She has worked with young children for over 4 years. She enjoys playing soccer and spending time with her family, especially her 2-year-old Riley. Ms. Emma is a great addition to our Specialist role.
  • Ms Chelsea

    Ms Chelsea

    Teacher
    We are excited to have Ms. Chelsea as a Co-Lead in our Peacocks Twos classroom. Ms. Chelsea received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, with an associate in photography. She has over 5 years of experience in early childhood working with children of all ages.
  • Ms Michelle

    Ms Michelle

    Teacher
    Ms. Michelle and her family emigrated from South Africa to the US 22 years ago. She has a masters in Educational Leadership from Pennsylvania State University. She has 16 years of experience in childcare, including 7 years as a Director in an Early Learning Center. She loves reading, spending time with family, and investing in the lives of children.
  • Ms Emily

    Ms Emily

    Teacher
    Ms. Emily received her Master's in Education from Trevecca Nazarene University and has over 4 years of teaching experience in early childhood. Ms. Emily is married with a 3-year-old girl. She enjoys camping and family activities. Ms. Emily is excited to join our pre-K Eagles classroom.
  • Ms Emily

    Ms Emily

    Specialist
    Ms. Emily is a Tennessee native. She enjoys outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, and horseback riding. Ms. Emily graduated from Independence High School and we are excited for her to join our team as a specialist.
  • Ms Alecia

    Ms Alecia

    Teacher
    We are excited to have Ms. Alecia join our Goddard family as a co-teacher in our Get Set Hawks classroom. Ms. Alecia has over 30 years of experience in childcare, including owning her own preschool. She is from western Kentucky and has her an Associate in Applied Science from Brown Mackie College.
  • Mr Mark

    Mr Mark

    Onsite Owner
    I earned my Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Lipscomb University in Nashville TN. My wife Tammy and I have lived and worked in the Franklin community for the past 20 years. We have two sons, Jackson and Cooper. Jackson is at Father Ryan High School and Cooper is at Woodland Middle School. We chose to be part of The Goddard School because it is simply the best option for the overall development of your child. We have spent a lot of time investigating Early Childhood Development Schools. We came away most impressed with the option of the Goddard School and are happy to be a part of their family! We are humbled by the opportunity to make a positive difference in the life of your most prized possessions!
  • Ms Pamulia

    Ms Pamulia

    Teacher
    Ms. Pam grew up in Knoxville and received a Bachelor's degree from the University of TN. Ms. Pam has experience working in 5 Williamson County Elementary schools and brings 17 years of experience to Goddard Berry Farms. Ms. Pam has 3 children and 7 grandchildren, as well as a cat named Pumpkin and a Toy Poodle named Hershey!
  • Ms Crissy

    Ms Crissy

    Teacher
    Ms. Crissy received her CDA from Ellis University. Ms. Crissy has 21 years of childcare experience with all age groups. She has two children of her own. We are looking forward to having her as the Lead Teacher of our Infant Chicks Classroom!
  • Ms Andrea

    Ms Andrea

    Teacher
    Ms. Andrea is the Lead Teacher of our First Steps Penguin classroom. Ms. Andrea brings years of experience working as an in house nursing care for infants. We as happy to have her running our young one's classroom!
  • Ms Tonya

    Ms Tonya

    Director
    Ms. Tonya earned her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential at Nashville State Community College. We are so happy to have Ms. Tonya as our Goddard Berry Farms Director! Ms. Tonya brings over 17 years Early Childhood Leadership experience as a Director, Staff Trainer, and Health Safety Coordinator. Overall Ms. Tonya has been part of Early Childhood education for over 25 years.
  • Ms Kathy

    Ms Kathy

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Kathy had her Child Development Associate credential from Ellis University. We are so happy to have Ms. Kathy as our first Asst. Director the Goddard School Berry Farms! Kathy has over 15 years experience in Early Childhood including 10 years of Director/Asst. Director experience. Tonya and I are excited to have her on board!
  • Ms Michelle

    Ms Michelle

    Assistant Director
    Michelle received her Bachelors Degree in Human Development with a minor in Psychology from Lee University in Cleveland, TN. We are so happy to have Michelle Ivey as the Lead Teacher of our Goddard Pre-K Eagles classroom! Ms. Michelle brings 8 years of childhood experience to our school. She is a cornerstone of our Berry Farms school! Ms. Michelle's goal is to provide a loving and uplifting foundation for our Eagles so that they can soar!
  • Ms Jamie

    Ms Jamie

    Teacher
    Ms. Jamie grew up in Chapel Hill and still lives there. Ms. Jamie has been watching children excel as an early education teacher for over 10 years. She has three boys, Jordan, Jase, and Eli, and is involved in her church and spending time with family.
  • Ms Jennifer

    Ms Jennifer

    Teacher
    Ms. Jennifer received her Bachelor's Degree from Moody Bible Institute in Children's Ministry. Ms. Jennifer recently relocated to us from Dalton GA and runs out Get Set Hawk Classroom. She has 12 years of experience in Early Childhood working in Montessori, learning and development schools.
  • Ms Margaret

    Ms Margaret

    Teacher
    Ms. Margaret is a graduate of the Nashville Technology School in Nashville, TN. Ms. Margaret was born and raised in Williamson County and currently lives in College Grove, TN. She is a devoted wife of 26 years and has 3 children. Ms. Margaret loves working in the Infant Chicks classroom!
  • Ms Mary

    Ms Mary

    Teacher
    Ms. Mary Ellen received her degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Elementary Education. Ms. Mary Ellen brings over 25 years of working with children to our Parrot Young Toddler classroom! She enjoys spending time with family, reading, watching movies and going on walks with her dog.
  • Ms Ragan

    Ms Ragan

    Teacher
    Ms. Ragan earned an Associates Degree from Tyler Jr. College. Ms. Ragan grew up in middle TN and brings several years of experience caring for children to our school. She enjoys the outdoors, reading, art, and music.
  • Ms Carol

    Ms Carol

    Teacher
    Ms. Carol joins the Preschool Owls classroom as an Assistant Teacher. Ms. Carol brings over 10 years experience of working with children as a nanny and specials needs Teacher to our Preschool Owls classroom. Carol also enjoys travel, movies and is an accomplished singer!
  • Ms Sharon

    Ms Sharon

    Teacher
    Sharon brings several years of care giving experience to our Goddard support team! She is originally from Houston TX and moved to Tennessee while in her 20's. Sharon loves ancestry, reading, and spending time with her family.
  • Ms Julie

    Ms Julie

    Specialist
    Ms. Julie has an Associates Degree in Accounting from Acadiana Technical College in Lafayette, LA. Ms. Julie also attended the University of LA with course study in Education. Ms. Julie will be working in various classrooms as a Specialist Teacher. She has several years of Early Childhood experience and loves to read, scrapbook, and spend time with family.
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