Our Team

Jill Goodrich, Executive Director - Prior to joining Opportunity School, Jill served on the board for six years, and then she followed her passion for children and families by joining Opportunity School as Executive Director. Jill is a graduate of the University of Nebraska and from West Texas A&M University with a Master of Business Administration. Jill also has completed 24 college credits in Early Childhood Education.

Cindy Grimaldo, Business Manager - Cindy joined Opportunity School in 2015 after serving at CampFire Panhandle Plains Council. She holds her Associate degree from Amarillo College and has her Bachelor degree from Wayland Baptist University in Business. She has been working in the role of a Business Manager/HR for 10+ years.


Lesley Webb, Program Quality Director- Lesley joined Opportunity School in 2016 after 12 years with Region 16, most recently as Behavior Specialist. Lesley's undergraduate degree is from Texas Tech in Human Development and has a Master's degree in Counseling. Lesley has had extensive training in Conscious Discipline and attended the Conscious Discipline S.T.A.R Conference and Summer Institute. Lesley oversees our classroom program to ensure we are meeting all necessary program standards and quality measures as well as providing leadership for our training and development program. 

Vonda Grantham, Central Campus Site Director - Vonda has worked at Opportunity School for almost 10 years in a variety of administrative positions. Previously she served as a director with the YMCA at the Midtown location. Vonda is  in the process of gaining her associate degree at Amarillo College. 

Valerie Clemans, Grand Street Site Director -  Valerie has been in the Early Childhood field for 12 years. She started as a toddler teacher, and has moved up through the two’s, three’s, and Preschool classrooms. After that, she was an Assistant Director for 3 years, and a Program Director for 6. She has her Permanent Administration License through Health and Human Services Commission Department of Family and Protective Services, a Family Service Credential through Head Start, and an Associates in Early Childhood Education.

Julie Woolery, Speech Therapist - Julie joined Opportunity School in 2012 and works full time to meet the needs of children at both of our campuses. Julie's undergraduate and graduate degrees in Speech Therapy are from West Texas A&M University. Julie has had extensive training in Conscious Discipline and attended the Conscious Discipline Summer Institute in 2016. Across both campuses, Julie helps coordinate resources for specific needs that our young students have for speech, language, other therapies (OT, PT, etc.), behavioral and social/emotional challenges as needs arise. 

1100 South Harrison Street
Amarillo, Tx 79101
P. 806-373-4245
1103 South Van Buren
(Within First Presbyterian Church)
Amarillo, Tx 79101
P. 806-373-4245
1525 Grand Street
()Within Community of Grace UMC)
Amarillo, Tx 79107
P. 806-381-0551
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