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. 

  •  Robert & Jiena

    Robert & Jiena

    On-Site Owners
    Robert and Jiena are the dedicated owners of The Goddard School in the Energy Corridor. Robert has a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Jiena has a Master’s degree in Music Composition. They have two sons Ian and Carson, and a daughter Zoe who is currently attending the school. They live in a nearby neighborhood and wanted to bring a quality preschool to their area. They are committed to making sure that each child who passes through The Goddard School doors are loved and cared for. Their high standards for excellence and customer service are apparent throughout the school, and they are happy to be able to provide Goddard’s outstanding program to the children in their community.
  • Ms Maria

    Ms Maria

    Lead Get Set Teacher
    Mrs. Maria is our Lead Toddler Teacher. Mrs. Maria comes with over 20 years old Early Childhood Education with teaching all ages. She believes that the children are our future and it's not limit to their dreams. She believes in giving a helping hand when needed.
  • Ms Betty

    Ms Betty

    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Betty is our Toddler Teacher. She comes with over 3 years of Early Childhood Education teaching. She loves to see each child blossom in their own way. She refers to her classroom as a beautiful garden as see watches each child grow everyday!
  • Ms Betty

    Ms Betty

    Mrs. Betty helps out with every classroom in the building. She loves all age groups and have been in Early Childhood Education for over 20 years. She loves to give the teacher and students a helping hand when they need it.
  • Mrs Adeola

    Mrs Adeola

    Jr. Kindergarten
    Mrs. Adeola is our Lead Junior-K teacher, but she is addressed by Mrs. D. She has worked in the education field for 7 years, and is very passionate about children. Mrs. D. has a bachelors degree in English & Literature as well as her Child Development Associates degree. During her free time she enjoys reading, dancing, and swimming.
  • Ms Graciela

    Ms Graciela

    Lead Teacher - Infant
    Ms. Graciela is the lead teacher in our Infant classroom. She is originally from Venezuela but has lived in Houston for several years now. She has over 10 years of experience in childcare. She taught in a preschool setting and was an owner of a daycare in her hometown. She received an Associate degree in Computer Application from Venezuela and is currently pursing her Child Development Associate Credential. As a Venezuela native, she shares her extensive Spanish vocabulary with the children, and feels that it is beneficial to learn as many languages as possible! When Ms.Graciela is not loving on the infants at Goddard, she shares her kind heart with a church nearby, helping in their infant room. She feels privileged to be able to be a part of your child's growth and development here at Goddard!
  • Ms Neysa

    Ms Neysa

    Lead Teacher - Preschool
    Ms. Neysa is our Lead Teacher in the Get Set classroom. She has been working in early childcare for over 10 years, and loves connecting with them on their level to prepare for their future. Ms. Neysa really enjoys seeing the light in the eyes of children when they begin to enjoy learning. She feels that a great teacher never stops learning.
  • Ms Stella

    Ms Stella

    Lead Teacher - Pre Toddlers
    Mrs. Stella C. is our Pre-Toddler Lead Teacher. She became a teacher because, she feels children bring joy everywhere they go. She is a mother of two who enjoys spending quality time with her family. Mrs. Stella Graduated from the University of Nigeria, and is excited to learn more about our diverse culture. She is also eager to share her knowledge of early child development with her new Goddard family.
  • Ms Josefina

    Ms Josefina

    First Steps
    Mrs. Josefina is our Assistant First Steps teacher at The Goddard School. She enjoys cooking and creating new recipes that the children would love. Ms. Josefina enjoys spending time with her family during her spare time. She feels all children should be greeted with a smile, because how you start their day sets the tone of their day.
  • Ms Ella

    Ms Ella

    Ms. Ella is our school chef and has been cooking for children for close to 15 years. She is a wife, a mother of two, and a loving grandmother. Over the years she has obtained her food managers certificate. Her hobbies include her love for cooking, reading, and skating. Mrs. Ella prides herself on making the most nutritious meal for children that will put a smile on their faces as well as their tummy’s.
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