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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. 

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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

Owner
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 Tyneshia

Ms Tyneshia

Director
Ms. Tyneshia (Ty) is from Dallas, TX. She moved to Houston the fall of 2014 to further her education. Ms. Ty is currently pursuing her degree in psychology. She chose Psychology as a major, because she has a strong interest in studying the minds of children and their many different developmental milestones. Ms. Ty has a combination of both childcare and administrative work experience, and she's thrilled to combine the two to share her expertise with the Goddard School!
Mrs Adeola

Mrs Adeola

Lead Teacher
Mrs. Adeola is our 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
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
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 Precious

Ms Precious

Lead Teacher
Ms. Precious is our Pre-kindergarten Lead teacher. She believes that as a teacher it is necessary to set good examples for the children in our care. Ms. Precious believes that it is immensely important to have patience, when teaching little children as each child is different and no child deserves to be left out.
Ms Stella

Ms Stella

Lead Teacher
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

Assistant Teacher
Mrs. Josefina is our 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 Zhane

Ms Zhane

Assistant Teacher
Ms.Zhane is our wonderful Toddler Assistant Teacher. She brings so much bright energy into every room she enters. Ms. Zhane believes the classroom environment should be a safe, carefree, and fun place for children to learn.
Ms Ella

Ms Ella

Resource
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.
Ms Vantoria

Ms Vantoria

Resource
Ms. Vantoria is our Office Administrator here at the Goddard. It is Ms. Vantoria's desire as an educator to help children and students meet there fullest potential while providing a safe environment. Working with children is her passion and finds great joy in the happiness they bring into her life as well as being able to bring happiness, growth and development into their lives.

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