Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

Our teachers blend the highest standards in early childhood development with nurturing care.

Abby & Nate, Owners Owners

Abby and Nate have been a part of The Goddard School since September, 2009. They have three children who've been a part of The Goddard Family since day one and have seen what a difference quality care can have. In their free time, they spend time with their three children being outdoors and with friends. Abby and Nate are so excited to be a part of this journey with you and your family!

Abby & Nate

Ms Elsa, Director Director of Education

Ms. Elsa joined The Goddard School in August 2012. She taught for five years in our Herons classroom before becoming our school's Education Director. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, from National University and has over 15 years experience with children of all ages. Her experience also includes teaching and coaching children with Special Needs. Ms. Elsa spends most of her free time with her two daughters, son and her husband.

Ms Elsa

Ms Samantha, Director Director of Operations

Ms. Sam joined The Goddard School team in October 2011. Ms. Sam comes to us with years of experience in working with children. She has an Associate of Arts and Science, as well as an Associate of Technical Arts in Ornamental Horticulture. Ms. Sam is also working on her Childhood Development Associates Degree. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, playing a game of golf, sewing and crafting.

Ms Samantha

Ms Cathy, Lead Teacher Infants-Puppies

Ms. Cathy first joined the Goddard School in 2012. She has been a lead teacher in our Infant, First Steps and preschool classrooms. Currently she is a lead teacher in our Ducklings classroom. She has an Early Childhood Development Associates Degree. When not here at school can can be found with her family and daughter.

"I love circle time with my Ducklings,I love seeing my toddlers sit and focus! Best part of my day!" -Cathy

Ms Cathy

Ms Kiana , Lead Teacher Infants- Puppies
Ms. Kiana joined The Goddard School in July of 2020. She has 4+ years of experience with children of all ages. She has joined our infant classroom and is really excited to use her wonderful experience. She is currently working towards a degree in Early Childhood Education.

Ms Kiana

Ms Diana, Lead Teacher Pre-Toddlers Butterflies
Ms. Diana joined the Goddard School in January of 2020. She came to us from Florida. She comes with experience in all ages. She always has a smile that lights up the room. She loves to spend time with her boyfriend and so far is loving the PNW.

Ms Diana

Ms Katie , Lead Teacher Pre-Toddlers-Butterflies

Ms. Katie joined the Goddard School in 2016 while attending Western Washington University. She recently graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood and is now in our Butterflies classroom.

Ms Katie

Ms Marisa, Lead Teacher Toddlers-Frogs

Ms. Marisa joined the Goddard School in December of 2019. She started as a Flex Teacher and currently has transitioned in a Toddler Lead teacher in the Frogs classroom. She is currently working on her degree in Early Childhood Education at Bellevue College. On her free time she enjoys being with family, baking and hiking.

"My favorite part of the day is when the children have free-choice time. I love being able to interact and connect with the children individually in a relaxed environment." -Marisa

Ms Marisa

Ms Rachael, Lead Teacher Toddlers-Frogs

Ms. Rachael joined the Goddard School in November 2017. She is currently attending Bellevue College for an Early Childhood Associates Degree. When not here at school she enjoys spending time with family, her dogs and doing arts and crafts.

Ms Rachael

Ms Janet, Lead Teacher Preschool-Ponies

Ms. Janet joined the Goddard School in October 2011 in our Infant Classroom. She has brought a wealth of knowledge and love to our Infant, Get Set and Preschool Classrooms since 2011. She has an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Walla Walla University. Ms. Janet has over 30 years experience working with children of all ages! When not at school, she can be found spending time with her husband three children and her friends.

"My favorite part of the day is observing language development. I love adding new vocabulary words and helping to expand their world by explaining and demonstrating new subjects and ideas. Their perspective and life experience is so much fun to hear in return such funny stories." -Janet

Ms Janet

Ms Shelby, Lead Teacher Get Set- Swans

Ms. Shelby joined the Goddard School in September 2015. She has been a Flex teacher and recently took the Lead teacher position in our Swans classroom. A graduate of Redmond High School, she is currently studying nursing at Bellevue College. When not here at school or studying she likes to spend time with family and friends, listening to music and catching up on movies.

"My favorite part of the day is getting to visit all the kiddos in different classrooms!- Shelby

Ms Shelby

Ms Alison, Lead Teacher Preschool-Ponies

Ms. Alison joined the Goddard School in June 2016 in our graceful Swans Classroom, and now our Ponies Classroom. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Seattle University.
When not here at school, you might find her enjoying a Mariners Game or attending the Seattle Seahawks home games!

Ms Alison

Ms Elisa, Lead Teacher Pre-Kindergarten-Dalmatians

Ms. Elisa joined The Goddard School in October 2015 bringing joy to Antelopes Classroom. In 2018 she has transitioned to the Dalmatians classroom. She loves the holiday month, comfy clothes, joyful people and plenty of family time. Ms. Elisa has her Childhood Development Associates Degree with a focus on 3-5 years of age. She has over 10 years’ experience working with infants and children of all ages. When not here at school, she can be watching movies and cuddling with her cat.


"I love lunch time with the kiddos. I enjoy having conversations and hearing about what's going on with them and what's important to them. I like learning about their foods and cultural behind them. It builds on our experiences and makes for exciting conversations." -Elisa

Ms Elisa

Ms Francesca, Lead Teacher Preschool- Antelopes

Ms. Francesca joined the Goddard School in February in 2018. In 2019 she joined as a co-teacher in the Antelopes classroom. She has a Nursing Assistant Certificate from Lake Washington Institute of Technology. When not here at school she loves to play soccer, stay active in a wide variety of sports and shop.

"I love my welcome hugs in the morning when I enter the classroom! Also making the kiddos laugh makes my day!" -Francesca

Ms Francesca

Ms Maria, Lead Teacher Preschool-Antelopes

Ms. Maria joined the Goddard School in March 2017. She has a bachelor’s degree in Dramatic Arts. She has also taught in Spain as well as the Seattle area! When not here at school she enjoys swimming, hiking and vacations with her family. Ms. Maria loves hiking, theatre and dancing.

"I love doing and seeing the kids during circle time! We love dancing, singing and just having fun!"- Maria

Ms Maria

Ms Lisbet, Lead Teacher School Aged- The Zoo

Ms. Lisbet began teaching at The Goddard School in April 2008. Ms. Lisbet strives to work with parents to best prepare each child for Kindergarten. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education and has over 15 years’ experience working with children. When not at school, she loves traveling and spending time with her friends and family.

"My favorite activity in class would be doing arts and crafts with the kids! I love seeing them express their own creativity and use their imagination!" -Lisbet

Ms Lisbet

Ms Ana, Lead Teacher PreKindergarten-Herons

Ms. Ana joined the Goddard School in November 2016. She has studied at Lake Washington Technology College and is currently studying at Bellevue College for her Arts and Science Associates Degree. When not here at school she can be found walking her dog, hanging out with friends and hiking.

"Circle time for Frogstreet is my favorite! I get to see what they are learning and what they remember about sentence structures, rhyming, punctuation and so on!" -Ana

Ms Ana

Ms Mary, Lead Teacher PreKindergarten-Herons

Ms. Mary joined The Goddard School in December 2014. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Information Systems. Although, her degree's are in different fields, she has over 10 years of teaching experience and a wealth of knowledge to share! Ms. Mary is also working on her Childhood Development Associates Degree. In her spare time she likes to read, craft, watch her daughters’ sports and musical events.

"The favorite part of my day is storytime. I love talking with the kids while reading a new book and asking them what they think will happen next. They have great imaginations and ideas for how stories should end." -Mary

Ms Mary

Ms Alisha, Resource Flex-Teacher
Ms. Alisha joined the Goddard School in July of 2020. She is currently attending Redmond High School and Bellevue College for their running start program.

Ms Alisha

Ms Angelica, Resource Flex-Teacher

Ms. Angelica joined the Goddard School in February 2018. A graduate of Woodinville High School, she has worked with children of all ages at the Northshore YMCA. When not here at school, she likes to watch movies, play games, going ATV riding and hanging out with her friends.

"I enjoy reading to the kids and love helping them with their centers!" -Angelica

Ms Angelica

Ms Brooke, Resource Flex-Teacher

Ms. Brooke joined the Goddard School in April 2017. She has studied for a Nursing Degree with Lake Washington Technical College. Ms. Brooke loves the summer months for warm weather, sunshine and beautiful sunsets. In her spare time she likes to hike, travel and spend time near the ocean.

Ms Brooke

Ms Jamisyn, Resource Flex-Teacher

Ms. Jamisyn joined the Goddard School in March of 2020. She is currently attending Redmond High School and Bellevue College Running start program. She has 5+ years of experience with children. From babysitting to Assistant teacher.

Ms Jamisyn

Ms Katie , Resource Flex-Teacher

Ms. Katie joined the Goddard school in December of 2017. She is currently working towards her Bachelor's Degree in Human Development and Human Studies at Colorado State. She loves to be a Flex teacher for all ages! When not here she is studying and loves to spend time with her family when she is home.

Ms Katie

Ms Kellyn, Resource Flex-Teacher

Ms. Kellyn joined the Goddard School in July of 2020. She is currently attending Lake Washington High School as well as Bellevue College Running Start Program. Her experience is with children of all ages!

Ms Kellyn

Ms Kinjal, Resource Flex-teacher

Ms. Kinjal joined the Goddard school in September of 2019. She is a Flex teacher in our Preschool classrooms. She has her Masters of Science and Taxonomy, as well as a Early Childhood Associates. On her free time Kinjal loves to spend time with her husband and son.

"I love to help and teach the children with writing, math and also science! I like to play with them on the playground and singing songs while dancing in class! Free centers are my favorite, helping them solve puzzles the the best part!"- Kinjal

Ms Kinjal

Ms Pramila, Resource Flex-Teacher

Ms. Pramila joined the Goddard School in October 2017. She has a Bachelor's in Economics from Calcutta university, India. She has volunteered for local schools and hospitals, she taught Elementary students English and Hindi in India. When not here at school, she loves to cook, hike and spend time with family and friends.

Ms Pramila

Ms Taylor , Resource Flex-Teacher

"My favorite part of the day is playing outside with the kiddos! I love seeing and being apart of their large imaginations. I also enjoy the process of watching them learn through fun play based activities!" -Taylor

Ms Taylor

Ms Yashna, Resource Support Coordinator

Ms. Yashna joined The Goddard School in August 2012. She is currently enrolled at Bellevue College working on completing her Associates Degree. Ms. Yashna is our jack of all trades around the school! Outside of school, she loves to play the drums, the guitar and the piano!

"I love everything, but my favorite part of the day is doing story time with each class. As well as playing outside!"- Yashna

Ms Yashna

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