Our Teachers

Our teachers blend the highest education standards with nurturing care to help foster well-rounded child development.

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. 

  •  Alissa & Michael

    Alissa & Michael

    Onsite Owner
    Michael and Alissa are the proud parents of three children, all of whom have attended the Goddard School. Alissa holds her Bachelors Degree in Sociology and Elementary and started her career in Education in 2001. She always dreamed that she would one day open her own school. This dream began with being a preschool teacher, then an Educational Director and then her dream turned into reality in 2016 when her and Michael became owners of the Goddard School in Leander. Michael has a strong background in finance and helping to successfully lead and manage organizations. He has also been a soccer, Tball and football coach for his children’s sports teams. Together, their goal is to make your family’s Goddard experience exceptional, fostering a love for learning in your child and creating an environment where they love going to school each day.
  • Ms Patricia

    Ms Patricia

    Executive Director
    Ms. Trish is our Executive Director of Education here at The Goddard School in Leander. As the Director of Education, Ms. Trish oversees the implementation of an exceptional curriculum, manages our team of outstanding teachers and provides a superior Early Childhood program to the child of our community. Ms. Trish enjoys working for Goddard because it gives her the opportunity to watch children's stages of growth not only physically but socially and cognitively as well. Each day is a new adventure here at The Goddard School and Ms. Trish loves seeing what new and exciting things the students and staff are getting into by learning in a way that stimulates all of the senses! Ms. Trish also mentors other Goddard Directors around the country and has become an amazing resource for many other schools within Goddard Systems. Ms. Trish was recognized for amazing talents, dedication, and hard work by being awarded the National Goddard School Director of the Year for 2019.
  • Ms K-Lynn

    Ms K-Lynn

    Director of Operations
    Ms. K-Lynn is the Director of Operations here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. K-Lynn enjoys teaching young children because their desire to learn is contagious and joining them in their discoveries makes each day a joy. She is a proud member of our Goddard team because of the opportunities she has to help the children reach their goals.
  • Ms Brynda

    Ms Brynda

    Office Assistant
    Ms. Brynda is an Office Assistant here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Brynda came to us with over ten years of experience in early childhood development and has an educational background in Early Childhood Education and Theater. Ms. Brynda strives to provide a creative and positive learning environment for children while making it fun and enjoyable for them a well.
  • Ms Emily

    Ms Emily

    Office Assistant
    Ms. Emily is an Office Assistant here at The Goddard School in Leander! She brings an open mind, a positive attitude and a loving heart to all our classrooms. Ms. Emily believes that a teacher should always listen to their students' needs and provide individual guidance.
  • Ms Dayani

    Ms Dayani

    Infants
    Ms. Dayani is a Co-Lead Infant Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! She believes that for young children the best way to learn is through play. Ms. Dayani loves incorporating social and non-social activities for the children so they can develop cognitive skills, strengthen their motor skills and fine tune their coordination.
  • Ms Sarah

    Ms Sarah

    Infants
    Ms. Sarah is a Co-Lead Infant Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Sarah enjoys creating meaningful, engaging activities for our students to learn. She strives to share her passion for education with her peers and to inspire our young learners.
  • Ms Desiree

    Ms Desiree

    First Steps
    Ms. Desi is a Co-Lead First Steps Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Desi's goal as a teacher is to always be happy and calm. She enjoys collaborating with her students' parents and creating a fun environment.
  • Ms Sophy

    Ms Sophy

    FIRST STEPS
    Ms. Sophy is a Co-Lead First Steps Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Sophy's goal in the classroom is to provide a safe and loving environment where the children and parents feel comfortable and have an open line of communication. She feels like her biggest strength in the classroom is her patience, since it's vital at this stage because it sets the foundation for the child to feel secure and build their self-esteem.
  • Ms Crystal

    Ms Crystal

    Pre-Toddlers
    Ms. Crystal is a Co-Lead Pre-Toddler Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Crystal enjoys working with young children because she loves having the opportunity to be a positive impact on children’s lives. She is a proud Goddard teacher because of the opportunity she has to be a part of helping each child reach their fullest potential as they learn and grow.
  • Ms Jasmin

    Ms Jasmin

    Pre-Toddlers
    Ms. Jasmin is a Co-Lead Pre-Toddler Teacher here at the Goddard School in Leander! Knowing that children are unique, she believes in teaching each child individually and at their pace.
  • Ms Victoria

    Ms Victoria

    Toddler
    Ms. Victoria is a Lead Toddler Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Victoria loves to teach through play and sensory activities for our young learners. Her goal is to help every child feel loved, heard, and proud of themselves.
  • Ms Blessa

    Ms Blessa

    Toddler
    Ms. Blessa is a Toddler Assistant Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Blessa seeks to nurture children and have fun with them in the classroom.
  • Ms Kaitlyn

    Ms Kaitlyn

    Get Set
    Ms. Kaitlyn is the Lead Get Set Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Kaitlyn believes that all children are deserving of an education. She loves to teach through play and to encourage them to engage with their peers. As a teacher, she models supportive and positive behavior and provides a safe and appropriate environment.
  • Ms Madeleine

    Ms Madeleine

    Get Set
    Ms. Madeleine is a Assistant Get Set Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Madeleine believes that children should be able to learn in a safe and caring environment, and as a teacher she views her role as an opportunity to help guide our future's leaders.
  • Ms Danielle

    Ms Danielle

    Preschool Prep
    Ms. Danielle is The Lead Preschool Prep Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! She considers herself to be the type of teacher who enjoys teachable moments. Ms. Danielle prides herself in going "outside the box" in her classroom and great at teaching them all independence and getting them "ready for the world".
  • Ms Lesa

    Ms Lesa

    Preschool Prep
    Ms. Lesa is an Assistant Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Lesa believes that every child is different in their learning style and that they should be taught in a way that works for them, even if it is outside of the box.
  • Ms Siham

    Ms Siham

    Preschool 1
    Ms. Siham is a Co-Lead Preschool One Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Siham feels like it's important for her classroom to have a sense of community where everyone contributes and maintain a positive and safe space. As a teacher she makes it a goal to always keep an open mind and to promote a fun learning environment.
  • Ms Edith

    Ms Edith

    Preschool 1
    Ms. Edith is the Co-Lead Preschool One Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Edith believes that all children are unique and that they should be happy, loved, and provided with a flexible learning environment. Her goal as a teacher, is to be a safe place for her students.
  • Ms Emily

    Ms Emily

    Preschool 2
    Ms. Emily is a Co-Lead Preschool 2 Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Emily has over four years of experience working with children of different ages within Early Childhood Development. Ms. Emily believes that some of her best qualities as a teacher is her patience and her love for all children.
  • Ms Kayla

    Ms Kayla

    Preschool 2
    Ms. Kayla is a Co-Lead Preschool 2 Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Kayla's teaching philosophy is that she wants to create an environment where children are inspired to learn, parents are motivated to participate, and teachers are eager to teach!
  • Ms Natasha

    Ms Natasha

    Pre-K
    Ms. Natasha is a Co-Lead Pre-K Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Natasha believes that it's important to create a special and inspiring atmosphere where children can be comfortable enough to express their thoughts and develop their social skills.
  • Ms Leah

    Ms Leah

    Pre-K
    Ms. Leah is a Co-Lead Pre-K Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Leah loves to watch her students learn and thrive among their peers. She enjoys hosting creative activities and sparking joy in learning.
  • Ms Kathryn

    Ms Kathryn

    Junior Kindergarten
    Ms. Katie is the Lead Junior Kindergarten Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Katie believes that every child has a different learning style and pace and that it is her duty to teach so that everyone has an equal opportunity and chance to learn and succeed. She enjoys giving her students meaningful learning experiences and watching them take pride in their accomplishments.
  • Ms Tori

    Ms Tori

    Junior Kindergarten
    Ms. Tori is the Junior Kindergarten Assistant Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Tori enjoys building relationships with all the families and students. Her goal as a teacher is to build a fun and structured environment.
  • Ms Terry

    Ms Terry

    Kids Club
    Ms. Terry is the lead Kids Club Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Terry loves exploring with her students and challenges herself daily to spark the "light" in every classroom she's in.
  • Ms Charlene

    Ms Charlene

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Charlene is a Resource Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Charlene enjoys teaching because everyday her students teach her about mindfulness and help her grow.
  • Ms Makayla

    Ms Makayla

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Makayla is a Resource Teacher here at The Goddard School in Leander! Ms. Makayla believes that every child is unique and has natural curiosity. She strives to create a safe and nurturing environment that is inclusive to all where the children are encouraged to explore. Ms. Makayla enjoys fostering a love for learning in her students the way it was done for her.
  • Ms Olga

    Ms Olga

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Olga is a Resource Teacher here at The Goddard School! Ms. Olga enjoys spending time with our youngest learners and encouraging them as they hit their milestones.
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