Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Mrs Johann, Owner Johann Hunter is the on-site owner and business manager of The Goddard School located in Middleton. Johann and her husband Mark have two young sons and recognize the importance of a safe and nurturing learning environment. Johann is excited to be able to provide Goddard's outstanding program to the children in the community. Subsequent to earning her Bachelor's degree in Economics and MBA in Business Management Johann found herself entrenched in the educational development of her oldest son. As a result, Johann developed a passion for early childhood education and, understands the importance of these critical foundational years. She looks forward to sharing her passion with the families of Middleton.

Mrs Johann

Ms Allison, Director Originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania, Allison resides in West Peabody with her husband, Joshua, and their two young children.

Allison graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from The University of Massachusetts in Amherst. While there, she was an active member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, and spent her junior year studying abroad in England.

Ms. Allison has 10 years of Director experience, is certified by the EEC and, is currently working toward the completion of a Master's Degree in Education from Cambridge College.

Ms Allison

Ms Maria (Helena), Lead Teacher Ms. Helena is a Teacher in our Infant classes.

She holds degrees Nursing, Medical Science and Electrocardiography from Colegio Stella Maris in Brazil and Laboure College in Boston. She received her certificate in Early Childhood Education in 1990.

She enjoys sewing, knitting, gardening, music, piano and the accordion.

Ms Maria (Helena)

Judith, Lead Teacher Ms. Judy is a teacher in our First Steps classroom.

She has her certification from Bunker Hill College and has been teaching for over 20 years.

She enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.


Rohini, Lead Teacher Ms. Rohini is a Teacher in the First Steps Room at the Goddard School.

She has a MBA from ICFAI University in India as well as a Child Growth and Development certificate from Middlesex Community College.

She enjoys art, cooking and surfing!


Ms Amanda, Lead Teacher Ms. Amanda is a teacher in our Young Toddler room.

She is a devoted teacher with the gift to instill a love for learning.
Throughout her time as a teacher, she has demonstrated a talent for designing age-appropriate lessons and activities that teach fundamental academic and socialization skills.

She received her certificate for Early Education and Care at Salem State University.

Ms Amanda

Margaret , Lead Teacher Ms. Margaret - Young Toddlers

Ms. Margaret completed her Associates at North Shore Community College in Marketing and Early Childhood Education. She has been in early childhood education for 13 years. She is a mother of two and enjoys reading and painting. She chose to pursue a career as a teacher to become a role model for children.


Jessica, Lead Teacher Ms. Jessica is a Teacher in our Toddler/Get Set class.

She received a certificate in Early Childhood Education from Fisher College and has been teaching for over 6 years.

She enjoys spending time with her family.


Marissa, Lead Teacher Ms. Marissa is a Teacher in our Get Set and Preschool Classes.

Since receiving her certificate in Early Education and Care in 2009, Ms. Marrissa has enjoyed teaching and watching the growth of her students. She is a US Veteran and a proud mother of 2 young twins.


Ranjana, Lead Teacher Ms. Ranjana comes to our school with 14 years of teaching experience in her native country of India and 20 years of teaching experience here in the USA. She attended North Shore community college and is certified by the EEC to teach preschool. Ms. Ranjana's favorite book is Mama Zoom.


Ms Brittany, Lead Teacher Ms. Brittany is a preschool teacher at the Goddard School. Her background includes:
* A.A in Liberal Arts
* Preschool teacher certified
* Teaching preschool since 2012

Ms Brittany

Claire, Assistant Teacher Ms. Claire is the assistant teacher in our Get Set classroom. She holds an Associates Degree in elementary education from Saint Michael's College in Vermont. Claire is originally from Newburyport and is excited to work in a small class setting in a group care environment.


Emily , Assistant Teacher Ms. Emily is an Assistant teacher in our Program.

* Pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Early Education and Care from Endicott Collage.
* She enjoys watching the children learn something new.
* Emily loves applying the knowledge she’s gained in her studies as an education major in the classroom with the children.


Mr Andre, Assistant Teacher Andre is an Assistant Teacher in our Pre-K classroom. His background includes:

*Pursuing his degree in Physical Education from Bridgewater State.
*Interned in the Pre-k classroom at Howe-Manning.
*Enjoys working with Children.

Mr Andre

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