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.


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. 

  •  Susie and Kaylin

    Susie and Kaylin

    Susie and Kaylin are the onsite owners of The Goddard School located in Northlake, Texas. Susie has a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Families Studies and a Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Texas Tech University. Then she taught as an elementary school teacher in Frisco ISD for four years. She then accepted a job at her family’s business as Office Manager and Human Resources Specialist. While Kaylin has a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Texas Tech University. She then taught 1st grade for seven years with Frisco ISD before opening the Goddard School of Northlake. We love being able to work with children and be a part of a nurturing environment that provides the highest quality education for the children in the community. We are excited to be able to serve a superior educational experience with the families in the community.
  •  Megan


    Director of Operations
    Ms. Megan has been working in Early Childhood Education since 2010. She started as a Lead teacher and worked in every age group from six weeks to six years old before moving into administration in 2016. She received her Childhood Development Associate in 2014 and have continued ongoing education and training. Ms. Megan has two children, a son and a daughter, who are actively involved in sports. They enjoy attending the Harvest family events and really building a family feel in our community. She looks forward to bringing her wealth of knowledge in Early Childhood Education and passion for teaching to the Director role and the children of The Goddard School of Northlake.
  •  Sydney


    Director of Education
    Ms. Sydney has been working in early childhood education since 2015. Throughout her experience, she has worked with all age groups- infant through school age! She's currently continuing her education and training to receive her director certification. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outside with her husband and three children. She's so excited to be a part of The Goddard School of Northlake and meet all of our wonderful children and families.
  •  Adriana


    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Adriana is originally from Brazil and moved to the US in 1998 to West Lafayette, Indiana. She obtained a degree in Early Childhood Education with an emphasis in Infants and Toddlers. Ms. Adriana has been with Goddard School since 2010. She is passionate about teaching and guiding Toddlers and incorporating American Sign language and Yoga into their daily routine. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, biking, stand up paddle boarding, and spending time with her family.
  •  Amber


    Lead Preschool Teacher
    Ms. Amber has lived in Texas her whole life, but a part of her heart stays in the mountains. Her and her husband live in Ponder where they have 2 beautiful daughters. After graduation she studied Early Childhood Development at Weatherford College. Her passion is teaching little minds and shaping little hearts. Amber is so excited for this next journey with our Goddard Family.
  •  Annette


    Lead Infant Teacher
    Ms. Annette is a mom of 3 beautiful girls. She was born and raised in Florida, but has lived in Texas for over 20 years. She has volunteered at schools helping students and teachers since 2004. She is so excited to be apart of the Goddard team and helping the children find their love of education.
  •  Brenda


    Lead Preschool Teacher
    Ms. Brenda has worked in childcare for over 30 years. She has an Associates in Early Childhood Education, a Bachelors in Human and Social Services Administration. She is currently pursuing a Bachelors in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education. Her goal is to develop children's learning and life skills so they can reach their best potential in school and future endeavors.
  •  Brittany


    Lead First Steps Teacher
    Ms. Brittany is originally from New Jersey, but moved to Texas with her mother and daughter. She is currently attending the University of Phoenix. Ms. Brittany has been teaching in Early Childhood since 2013. Teaching is a passion of hers. She loves all things Disney and has been over 30 times.
  •  Cheyanne


    Lead Preschool Prep Teacher
    Ms. Chey has been in early childhood education since 2015 and a member of the Goddard family since 2016. Born and raised in Austin, Texas, she moved to the Fort Worth area in spring of 2019 and is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Education through WGU. When not working on school, Ms. Chey enjoys spending time with her son, Jude, doing anything from playing sports, singing and dancing, watching movies, or channeling their inner-Irwin’s by exploring the outdoors and instilling a fascination and respect for all creatures. She looks forward to getting to know your children and helping them discover and explore their passions!
  •  Ciara


    Lead PreK Teacher
    Ms. Ciara was born and raised in San Diego, California and moved to Texas in 2018. She married her husband, Kyle, in May of 2019 and lives in Harvest with her Jack Russell Terrier named Rip. Ms. Ciara has been working in childcare since 2011 and joined The Goddard Family in 2019. She has such a passion for teaching young children about themselves and the world around them. She believes whole-heartedly that she has the best job in the world!
  •  Kelsy


    Lead Get Set Teacher
    Ms. Kelsy currently attends Midwestern State University in pursuit of her Bachelors in English. She started working with children in 2016 and found her calling for education. Ms. Kelsy has a special place in her heart for children and is very excited to a part of The Goddard School.
  •  Riley


    Lead PreK Teacher
    Mrs. Zacca is proud to be a lead teacher at the Goddard School of Northlake! She graduated from The University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies. She started teaching in 2018 and is passionate about teaching and want to inspire children to become lifelong learners and to reach their full potential. She lives in the Harvest community with her husband, Austen, and their two dogs, Blitz and Lucy. In her free time, Ms. Zacca enjoys long walks with her dogs, reading, and going to the movie theater. She is so excited to be your child's teacher!
  •  Achiya


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Achiya is a senior this coming year of 2020-2021 at Northwest High School. She is a part of the National Honor Society for maintaining excellent grades. She is taking classes of Human Services to learn more about child development and is so excited to be here at The Goddard School of Northlake and look forward in helping the children grow and learn.
  •  Billie


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Billie's passion for elders and children has lead her into her Early Childhood Education adventure. Ms. Billie previously worked as a rehabilitation specialist for elders, but always knew in her heart she was meant to be an educator for young children. In her spare time, Billie enjoys working as the AT&T Stadium manager and Development Trainer where she develops and leads trainings to ensure exceptional experiences for guests. She is very excited to be a part of The Goddard Family.
  •  Breanna


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Breanna currently attends Texas Woman's University in the pursuit of her Bachelors of Science in Education. She plans on obtaining her teacher certificate once she graduates. She has a passion for teaching children and looks forward to creating a love for life long learning with her students.
  •  Brittney


    Ms. Brittney is a student at UNT studying for early child development, psychology, and pre-med. She loves soccer and has played her whole live. In her free time she loves outdoors and hiking. She is excited to be apart of our Goddard team.
  •  Chloe


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Chloe currently attends the University of North Texas. She is majoring in Elementary Education. When she is not at school, she enjoys visiting her family in Tyler, Tx and spending time with her 2 dogs. Ms. Chloe is very excited to join The Goddard Family and looks forward to learning and growing with her students and families.
  •  Diane


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Diane was born and spent most of her life in Minnesota. After college graduation, she moved to Texas and remained here with my family. She has a B.A. in Liberal Arts with a Psychology major and a Business Administration minor and received my Texas Teacher Certification from The University of North Texas. Ms. Diane has been teaching since 2006. She feels that daily contact with students keeps her young and in touch with the world. She is very happy to be here at Goddard and to teach and care for each of your children.
  •  Endleslie


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Leslie is so happy to be a part of the Goddard family. She comes from experience in childcare and is ready for all the fun and learning.
  •  Heidi


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Heidi recently moved to Texas from California with her family, including her 3 sons. She is so excited to join the Goddard team and can't wait to meet all of her new students.
  •  Jessica


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Jessica is so excited to join The Goddard School to learn with all of the students. She is currently attending the University of North Texas studying Elementary education. She has been working in early education since 2016 and is passionate about leading and loving children.
  •  Karina


    Ms. Karina has such a huge heart for early education and is so excited to join our Goddard family. She is originally from Dallas, but moved to Sanger in 2021. She has a niece and nephew, and dog that she loves dearly. She is looking forward to helping her students learn and grow.
  •  Kassidy


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Kassidy recently moved to Texas from Maine. In school she lead several clinics for elementary age children and quickly realized her passion for working with young children. In her spare time, she loves to read and spend time with her dogs.
  •  Lauren


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Lauren is so excited to be the Lead teacher in the Toddler 2 classroom at The Goddard School in Northlake! She started her childcare adventure in 2009, having been in any and all classrooms. She found that her happy place is with the terrific two's and three's. Ms. Lauren loves to see their little minds at work as they absorb so much and grow daily. It is such a wonderful experience to witness. She looks forward to loving and growing with these Northlake kiddos!
  •  Maria


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Maria is so excited to be apart of the Goddard family. She has two dogs and attends TWU for her teaching degree EC-6. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews.
  •  Rupali


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Rupali has a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality and a MBA from Texas Women's University. She recently received her Child Development Associate certification and has been working in Early Childhood Education since 2019. She loves working with children and is a mother of twins.
  •  Sara


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Sara has worked in Early Childhood Development since 2019 and currently attends college majoring EC-6. She was born and raised in Texas and in her free time she enjoys spending time at the gym, watching her, and singing in the choir at her church where her father is the Pastor. Ms. Sara is so excited to be apart of this team
  •  Shyenne


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Shyenne holds an Associate of Arts in Education. She has a passion for caregiving that started with seniors. She is excited to take her next steps into child development and looks forward to shaping little hearts and minds.
  •  Sydney


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Sydney is currently a psychology major at UNT. She plans on getting her teachers certificate after she graduates. She absolutely loves working with children and is excited to get to know our families here.
  •  Jennifer


    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Jennifer is originally from Georgia where she started her passion of working with children. She moved to Texas in 2016 and is thrilled to be joining our Goddard Family
  •  Kimberly


    Ms. Kim (Lala) is originally from California. She has 3 sons and 3 grandsons. She loves children and is excited to join our Goddard family. When she is not working, she enjoys shopping, soaking up the sun, and spending time with her family!
  •  Mirna


    Ms. Mirna is a mother to four children. She enjoys spending time with her kids, family and friends and two dogs! Working with children allows you to learn so much from them. It allows you to grow like a flower because you learn something new every day. Ms. Mirna is so excited to be a part of the Goddard family.
  •  Patricia


    Ms. Pat moved to Texas from our New York Goddard to be closer to family. She is originally from Pittsburgh, PA. She loves spending time with family and her beloved dog. She excited to work with all of our children.

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