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. 

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. 

  • Mrs Katie

    Mrs Katie

    Onsite Owner
    I am proud to be opening a Goddard School in the wonderful community of Sun Prairie. We are more than a typical daycare; we are committed to providing the highest quality preschool experience for the children in our community. At Goddard we recognize that each child is unique with their own learning style. The F.L.E.X. Curriculum allows us to provide individualized instruction for your child. It’s the happy, playful, and friendly atmosphere at Goddard that builds the confidence and compassion young children need to gain problem-solving skills so vital for the 21st Century Learner. While our school is under construction, contact us today to learn more about our programs and how to enroll. We look forward to hearing from you. Call today for virtual tour (608)707-1234.
  • Ms Precious

    Ms Precious

    Director
    Ms. Precious has an array of knowledge in early childhood education, after school programming and school-community relationships overall. Starting her childcare career as an intern in 2012, Precious served in administrative roles since 2015 including Classroom Manager, Educational Coordinator, Health & Safety Coordinator and Site Director. Her education includes a Bachelor in Human Development & Family Studies, Sociology, Social Welfare & a certificate in Criminal Justice and Masters in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis: K12 Leadership; both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Additionally, Precious is DPI certified, Level 16 via Registry and adverse in Pyramid Model, Conscious Discipline, WMELS & My Teaching Strategies. Her philosophy is love & logic with a touch of individualized support to promote inclusion for all! New to the Goddard family, Precious looks to meet children and families where they are and create a safe, welcoming environment to support the needs of all! Here at Goddard, we are family and Precious looks forward to being the bridging gap between our family and yours!
  • Ms Bethany

    Ms Bethany

    Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Bethany joined the early childhood field in August 2014 as a support staff. She quickly transitioned into the infant and toddler program as a lead teacher. Mrs. Bethany is passionate about early childhood development. Bethany supports the play-based approach to instruction and enjoys how fast children learn new skills while having fun. She has an associate degree in Early Childhood Education from Mid-State technical college in Stevens Point. Mrs. Bethany is currently earning her bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Maryville University. She can’t wait to meet your children and is honored to be a part of their development and growth.
  • Mr Brandon

    Mr Brandon

    Lead Teacher
    After joining the childcare field in 2017, Mr. Brandon fell in love with being a vital part in the lives of young children by helping shape their futures. Mr. Brandon is a certified lead teacher through the State of Wisconsin Child Development Association (CDA). He has two young children of his own and enjoy spending time with my family. Outside of work, he is a music composer & love making & sharing music. He looks forward to teaching, inspiring & guiding the children at The Goddard School.
  • Ms Danielle

    Ms Danielle

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Danielle is relatively new to the area after spending a number of years in the South. She has fourteen years of experience in early childhood education across several different age groups. She has a CDA childcare certification and will be finishing her BA in Mass Communications. One of the most exciting aspects of teaching is running into children she taught years later and seeing how much they've grown. Knowing that she played a role in helping them develop many foundational skills never fails to make her smile. Coming from a family of teachers has definitely left a lasting effect on Ms. Danielle. As a very artsy, fun-loving person, she finds the learning through play approach a very natural process. Ms. Danielle has two young children of her own who help keep her creative juices flowing. Many of the ideas that she uses in her classroom, she also uses at home. Ms. Danielle is thrilled to be a part of the Goddard Family in Sun Prairie as she brings experience in lead teaching from a Goddard School previously. She is beyond excited to meet you and your child(ren)!
  • Ms Katelyn

    Ms Katelyn

    Lead Teacher
    Katelyn has been in the childcare setting since 2019 and has four young children. She is a prior member of the military with excellent communication skills, situational awareness and attention to detail. She is beyond thrilled to be a part of your child's growth and their learning experiences!
  • Mrs Kay

    Mrs Kay

    Lead Teacher
    Mrs. K is passionate about play-based learning. Mrs. K is excited to be a part of your child’s learning experiences. Mrs. K is working towards her Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education. She has worked in the Early Childhood field for over twenty years. Mrs. K is known for her potty-training expertise, lesson creativity, and genuine care for the children in her care. Mrs. K is thrilled to be a part of the Goddard family.
  • Mrs Kelly

    Mrs Kelly

    Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Kelly brings real-life experience as a mom and by her work supporting an in-home daycare. Ms. Kelly believes each child has a unique way of learning and she will guide each one to blossom in their own special way. You will find her classroom full of love, laughter and learning. Ms. Kelly spends her free time with her husband and son. She loves sunshine, crafts, and sweet treats. As a teacher at Goddard, she looks forward to new challenges, smiling faces, and the development of future generations.
  • Ms Kristine

    Ms Kristine

    Lead Teacher
    Born and raised in the Milwaukee area, Mrs. Kristine attended Alverno College where she received her bachelor’s degree in education. After 6 years teaching in the Milwaukee Public School system, she decided to transition her focus to early childhood education. Ms. Kristine wanted to help children earlier age. Spending the last 13 years as an early childhood educator, she has found her love, passion, and enjoyment with the young children in the preschool setting. Ms. Kristine is passionate about literacy and her favorite book is "The Monster at the End of this Book." Ms. Kristine is excited to start her career at The Goddard School in Sun Prairie. She is a strong believer that it takes a village to raise a child and is passionate about partnering with families.
  • Ms Monica

    Ms Monica

    Lead Teacher
    With experience since the early 2000s in early childhood education, Ms Monica received her CDA certification in 2004 for Assistant Teacher. After years of supporting lesson planning implementation and gaining experience in multiple classrooms, she realized toddlers are where her heart is. She earned her lead teacher certification in 2015 with dreams of opening her own childcare in the near future. In her free time, she enjoys time with family including movie nights, loves winter fun and shopping, of course. Looking to enhance her experience while following her heart, she is excited to join the Goddard family to continue her experience.
  • Mrs Ray

    Mrs Ray

    Lead Teacher
    As a local of the Sun Prairie area, Mrs. Ray has been working with children since 2013. Mrs. Ray is also a business owner & is excited to share her love of creating through art with the children. With two younger children, Mrs. Ray brings a special passion for toddlers and pre-toddlers. Mrs. Ray looks forward to teaching, caring & supporting your children & families through the best way she knows how: laughter & love. “My door is always open for good conversation, concerns & ideas to help us all elevate together!"
  • Ms Calsey

    Ms Calsey

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Calsey has always had a strong connection with children and have enjoyed helping kids grow, learn, and express themselves. This led to her joining the childcare field in 2021 and becoming certified through the Child Development Association. She is currently a full-time student to fulfill a career in Cardiovascular Sonography. Her favorite children’s book is “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Suess. Ms. Calsey looks forward to helping students understand and grow through the ups and downs while learning every moment of the way at the Goddard School in Sun Prairie.
  • Ms Kaylahna

    Ms Kaylahna

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Kaylahna has many years of experience as a 4K teaching assistant. Her interest in early childhood development has expanded to an infant/toddler focus. She will serve as a resource teacher for the infant/toddler classrooms. Currently, Ms. Kaylahna is working on her CDA certifications followed by starting nursing school at MATC in Spring of 2022. Ms. Kaylahna enjoys nature walks, music and crafts specifically drawing. She is excited to share her creativity with your little one!
  • Ms Latiya

    Ms Latiya

    Assistant Teacher
    Before joining the Goddard family, Ms Latiya worked in the Middleton School District with 1st-4th graders in Special Education. Most recently, she transitioned to the Sun Prairie School District serving high school students primarily in afterschool programming. Looking for a change of pace, she is excited to join the field of early childhood education. Ms Latiya completed two years of college in healthcare administration and currently working on her CDA childcare certifications. As a mother of four, Ms Latiya enjoys seeing children learn new things and making a difference in the lives of all children. She love spending time with my children, scrapbooking and baking. Fun fact about Latiya is she loves Dr.Suess books and look forward to the many days of storytime and fun with your children!
  •  Melissa

    Melissa

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Melissa started her career in childcare in 2002. She earned her Early Childhood Education Certification through Madison College and found her passion in teaching children of all ages. Ms. Melissa is a dedicated teacher who continues her education to better meet the needs of her kids; she's also completed courses in childhood brain development, behavioral strategies, child psychology, nutrition, and play based learning. She nurtures a safe, and fun environment in her classroom where children can thrive, and families feel supported. Ms. Melissa is thrilled to be a part of the Goddard Family!!
  • Ms Talisa

    Ms Talisa

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Talisa is very excited to be starting a career with Goddard school with many years of caregiving experience. She has been caring for others professionally, of all different ages and abilities. Her most recent caregiving position was with the elderly, and she is looking to now invest in her love for children, professionally. Working on her CDA certifications, she will serve as a resource staff teacher for art and photography. Ms. Talisa is excited to teaching at The Goddard School and the opportunity to work with your family!
  •  Annaliesa

    Annaliesa

    Social Emotional Specialist
    Ms. Annaliesa has a passion for helping young minds grow and knew from a young age she wanted to be a teacher! She began her childcare career in 2010 working with toddlers and infants and has continued throughout the years working with all ages, even being an Au Pair in Australia. Ms. Annaliesa earned her Bachelor of the Arts degree in Early Childhood Education in 2017 and is DPI certified to teach elementary school. She has a passion for social emotional development of young children with trainings in Pyramid Model and Conscious Discipline. Ms. Annaliesa has a passion for guiding children as she promotes learning, inspiration, and creativity! At Goddard, she is looking forward to new challenges, smiling faces, and getting to know the children and families!
  • Mrs Keysa

    Mrs Keysa

    Chef
    Previously working in the medical field, Ms Keysa has followed her heart to working with children while supporting her passion of cooking. Although Ms Keysa does not work directly in the classroom, she serves as an essential part of our school as the Chef. She has previous experience as a chef for Tellurian Ucan for many years. Additionally, her experiences began as she has certificates for Food Handling & Service from high school and some college experience. Related to children specifically, Ms Keysa has previous experience as a tutor in after school programming, serving as summer camp leader and teaching Liturgical/Mime dance to children and youth at church. She is looking forward the many days of catering love through hot meals here at the Goddard family.
  • Ms Pratima

    Ms Pratima

    Resource Staff
    With the desire to transition to her passion for children, Ms. Pratima is changing careers from Business Administration to Education. Although she is new to the field, she has experience as a nurture being the mother of two young children. Ms. Pratima enjoys cooking - trying new recipes and gardening, which she looks to bring these experiences into the classroom. Excited for this new adventure and opportunity to grow, Ms. Pratima is excited to grow with you and your family at the Goddard School in Sun Prairie.
  • Mrs Tazhia

    Mrs Tazhia

    Resource Staff
    Ms. Tazhia has 10 years of early childhood education experience and 3 years of experience in a leadership role in the Early Childhood Education (ECE) field. The last 8 years, she has been a lead teacher with preschool/prek aged children. She has a strong belief in relationship-style teaching, as children must have a solid foundation of trust built with a teacher to learn best. Ms. Tazhia's primary skills include teaching: sign language, phonics/reading, technology and Spanish to preschoolers, which she will provide to our students through enrichment activities. Ms. Tazhia has a certification through the Child Development Association and is currently attending college to earn my BA in Elementary Education. Her hobbies include singing, drawing, playing soccer and photography with her favorite book being, "The Book with No Pictures." Ms. Tazhia is excited to join and bring all of her expertise of teaching to The Goddard School in Sun Prairie.
  • Mrs Urszula

    Mrs Urszula

    Resource Staff
    Mrs. Ursula is originally from Poland. She finished technical school in woodworking and carpentry, which she still enjoys as a hobby. She is excited to transition her career to childcare. Mrs. Ursula's time as a mother, she discovered her passion for teaching children! Mrs. Ursula is passionate about nurturing a love for learning with her students. She’s excited to bring her love for others into each and every classroom.

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