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Educational Advisory Board

Ensuring a High-Quality Education Program

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 provides The Goddard School with valuable guidance and support and helps to shape our unique play-based curriculum.



CRAIG BACH, Ph.D., Professional Development and Accreditation

An educational researcher with more than 12 years in higher education, Dr. Bach proudly serves as the vice president, Education for Goddard Systems, Inc., the franchisor of The Goddard School. He also served as Drexel University's vice provost for institutional research, assessment and effectiveness.


SUSAN MAGSAMEN, Parent Engagement

Susan is a learning expert, an award-winning writer and the founder of Curiosityville, an interactive personalized learning environment for children. She is also the senior vice president of early learning at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.


JACK MAYPOLE, M.D., Health and Nutrition

A well-respected pediatrician, Dr. Maypole is an associate professor of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and the program director of the pediatrics comprehensive care program at Boston Medical Center. 


KYLE PRUETT, M.D., Playful Learning and Child Development

A pioneering researcher on fathers and children and the author of award-winning books Me, Myself and I and Partnership Parenting, Dr. Pruett is a clinical professor of child psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine and an internationally known child psychiatrist. 


LEE SCOTT, Curriculum Development and Parent Engagement

A seasoned and well-respected education specialist, Lee has experience with program and curriculum development, early childhood education services, after-school programs and supplemental educational programs.

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