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. 

  •  Kendall


    Kendall has been a part of The Goddard School located in Glen Allen since 2001. She has since replaced her mother, Valerie Denton, as onsite owner. With a background in business, she strives to continue to carry out the schools original goals of not only being a safe, nurturing and educational environment, but also one that stresses the importance of family and communication. Kendall is a mother of three boys and finds The Goddard Flex curriculum is a vital part of creating a life long love of learning. She feels the environment should not only be supportive and positive for the student, but also for the parents.
  •  Tracy


    Tracy has been with The Goddard School since July of 2001. She has her Bachelor in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Minor in Psychology from Radford University. Ms. Tracy has two sons that have graduated from Goddard. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Tracy loves watching all of the children grow through each stage of their development. She welcomes communication with parents and staff.
  •  Michelle


    QA Director
    Michelle has been with the Goddard School since August of 2005. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and has been involved in the field Early Childhood Education for over 20 years. Michelle enjoys gardening and baking for friends and family during her free time. She looks forward to being part of your child’s growth and development in Early Childhood Education. She loves that every day with children is a new adventure!
  •  Hannah


    Educational Director
    Ms. Hannah joined our team in July of 2014. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education from Radford University. Hannah loves hearing what children have to say about the world.
  •  Breana


    Ms. Breana joined our team in June of 2021 with over 9 years of experience in the childcare industry. She has her major in early childhood education. Her favorite thing about working with children is getting to experience life through their eyes.
  •  Elizabeth


    Ms. Liz joined our team in April of 2022 with 8 years of experience in childcare. She has her associates in early childhood education. Ms. Liz loves seeing the children get excited to learn something new every day.
  •  Annette


    Mrs. Annette has over 30 years of experience working in education. Annette has been with us since 2021. Her favorite thing about working in childcare is helping shape the minds of our future and helping them become great members of society.
  •  Grace


    Ms. Grace joined our team in April 2019. She is a graduate of Alpha Omega Academy. Grace enjoys watching children of all ages grow and develop.
  •  Ladonna


    Ms. LaDonna joined our team in March 2022. She came to us with over 5 years of childcare experience. LaDonna loves helping babies discover new things and watching them grow.
  •  Melinda


    Ms. Melinda holds an Associate's Degree in Social Science and joined our faculty in October 2004. Ms. Melinda loves watching children grow and experience life.
  •  Vincent


    Mr. Vincent joined our team in April 2022. He has over 5 years of experience in childcare and is going to VCU for psychology. His favorite thing about his school-agers is building relationships with them.
  •  Amber


    Ms. Amber joined us in September 2021. She has over 4 years of childcare experience. She has a career studies certificate in early childhood education and received her CDA in June of 2023. Her favorite thing about working with children is watching them learn and grow each day.
  •  April


    Ms. April joined us in September 2021. She is currently working towards obtaining her CDA. Her favorite thing about working with children is helping to shape their minds for the future.
  •  Kaitlyn


    Ms. Kaitlyn joined our team in September 2021. She is a Harlem High School graduate and has over 5 years of childcare experience. Her favorite thing about working with children is to see them learn and grow each day!
  •  Aylissa


    Ms. Aylissa joined our team in October 2021. She is an Atlee High School graduate and currently working on her business degree. Aylissa loves hearing all the funny stories children tell.
  •  Lisa


    Ms. Lisa has been at The Goddard School since 2006. She has worked with children ranging from 12 weeks to 12 years of age. Ms. Lisa has been our infant teacher for over 15 years. She believes that the best part about her job is knowing that she helps children discover the world.
  •  Wafaa


    Mrs. Wafaa comes to us with many years of experience in raising her own 4 children. She has found her nitch in our infant room and the babies absolutely adore her. Her favorite thing about working with children is helping her babies discover new things.
  •  Catherine


    Ms. Cathy has over 3 decades of experience working with children. She joined our team in 2018. Cathy finds great reward in exploring the world through the eyes of children.
  •  Stacie


    Ms. Stacie joined our team in September 2021. She is a Hermitage High School graduate. Stacie's favorite thing about working with kids is seeing the kids learn and grow into their own personalities.
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