Go into business for yourself, not by yourself.

Support

Dedicated, experienced, knowledgeable. The goal of The Goddard School Franchise is to provide franchisees with an extensive support structure to ensure the consistency of programs and services for children and families and to offer guidance to franchisees as they achieve their personal goals as business owners.

Dedicated, experienced, knowledgeable. The goal of The Goddard School Franchise is to provide franchisees with an extensive support structure to ensure the consistency of programs and services for children and families and to offer guidance to franchisees as they achieve their personal goals as business owners.

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Our Team

The beauty of The Goddard School model is that you go into business for yourself, not by yourself. Our team of knowledgeable professionals will assist you with everything from marketing to IT and more. Our leadership team consists of experts who guide The Goddard School Franchise system while providing support to franchisees.

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Real Estate and Construction

No matter where you plan to open a Goddard School franchise, we will be there to help guide you through the process. A real estate representative will assist you in locating a suitable site, and a project manager will assist you with the development and construction phases.

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Finance

Our finance team ensures that the loan process for each franchisee goes as smoothly as possible. At the most frequently used financial institutions, we work with one point of contact who knows The Goddard School model. This means that franchisees work with an experienced professional who has helped other Goddard School franchisees.

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Training

Do you think you need education experience to open a Goddard School franchise? Think again. Our team will teach you the skills you need to operate a high-quality preschool. At your request, Goddard Systems University (GSU) provides professional development training for faculty members at no additional charge.

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Operational Support

Franchise business consultants (FBCs) from our Operations team regularly visit Schools and check in with franchisees to support the operation of their businesses. Each FBC is also available to assist franchisees by email and phone. A team of trained experts guides each franchisee through the opening process.

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Education Support

Our team of education support specialists makes scheduled in-person visits to each School to work with the School on implementing its education program. Additionally, at a franchisee’s request, Goddard Systems University can provide general professional development training for the faculty at no additional charge.

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Marketing, Advertising and PR

Getting the word out about your Goddard School franchise is crucial for lead generation and enrollment.Our Marketing, Advertising & PR Department develops the marketing and advertising materials for national and market-wide campaigns to help you publicize your School through radio ads, television commercials, social media, search engine marketing and more.

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Information Technology

The Goddard School Franchise uses a proprietary online system with features for keeping track of records, payroll and class lists to help you manage the business. Our in-house IT and Help Desk teams provide continual hands-on support for all Goddard School systems by phone and email.

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Standards Team

Our Standards Team performs regular quality assurance reviews of each Goddard School to ensure that rigorous health and safety standards are being met so that children have a safe learning environment.

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Educational Advisory Board

The Goddard School’s Educational Advisory Board (EAB) is a knowledgeable group of educators, researchers and experts in child development, early learning, technology integration, brain development, parent engagement and health and nutrition. The EAB evolves and shapes our play-based learning program, putting research into action and empowering children to become school ready, career ready and life ready.

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Leadership

The Goddard School Franchise leadership team has a proven track record of helping entrepreneurs realize their dreams of becoming independent business owners. With nearly 30 years of experience, the team helps franchisees build the businesses they need to get the results they want.