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The Goddard School®
West Chester


703 West Nields Street
West ChesterPA 19382
610-918-4660

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

Jill, Director Miss Jill holds a degree in Early Childhood Education awarded from West Chester University as well as her private and public teaching certification for grades K-3. Miss Jill began as our Kindergarten teacher in 2005 and has been the director since 2008. Miss Jill has 3 children of her own all enrolled at the school! She is looking forward to watching all of your children learn and grow over the years.

Jill

Kim, Director Miss Kim started with The Goddard School in 2004 when the school first opened. She began working as a full-time student while receiving her undergraduate degree.Since then Miss Kim has earned her Master's degree in Early Childhood Education at West Chester University. After teaching in many of our classrooms she is now one of the Director's. She has 4 of her own children enrolled at the school! Miss Kim's smile is contagious to all who enter the school and is happy to answer any questions you may have! She is very happy to be part of this amazing school and finds joy watching the children grow and learn each day!

Kim

Carrie, Lead Teacher Miss Carrie comes to us with over 30 years of experience caring for infants and toddlers as both a teacher and an owner of her own school! She has three children and two grandchildren! She has so much love to give to our Infants and is an exceptional caregiver! Her love for the children is truly seen through her interactions with the babies! We are so grateful that Miss Carrie is part of our Goddard Family! As the babies get older they always make it a point to stop by and say hi to Miss Carrie!

Carrie

Sierra, Lead Teacher Hello! I am Miss Sierra. I have been in the Hippo classroom for a few weeks now and am so happy to have joined this amazing group of toddlers! I have my Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and multiple years of experience with children. I look forward to working with your children and cannot wait to watch the growth and development throughout the year! When I am not at school, you can find me crafting, playing outside and learning sign language! This year is going to be great and I am always available to answer any questions or concerns that you might have.

Sierra

JoAnne, Lead Teacher You can usually find Miss JoAnne singing and playing with her kiddos in the Toddler classroom! As the lead teacher, she holds her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education and joins Goddard with many years of experience as a teacher and preschool director and she even owned her own school. Miss JoAnne is famous around the school and her positive attitude and contagious smile create a warm and nurturing environment for our little one year olds! We are so lucky to have her as a part of our Goddard Family and can truly say, everyone loves Miss Jo Jo!

JoAnne

Anna, Lead Teacher Welcome to the Tigers classroom. My name is Anna and I am so thrilled to welcome my new friends to my room. I have been in the Tiger’s classroom for the past 4 years and have loved every minute of it. The smiles, hugs and fun stories make teaching this age group so much fun! I have my associates degree in Liberal Studies and my CDA certificate in Early Childhood. I am currently furthering my educational career at Penn State University, majoring in Human Development and Family Studies. Can’t wait to see all of your children grow this school year. I am always here to answer any questions or concerns that you might have.

Anna

Ashley, Lead Teacher Hello my name is Ashley. I am so happy to be at the Goddard School in the Pre-Kindergarten room. I earned my BA degree at Westfield State University in MA. I have been teaching for eight years and really enjoy it. I have a 3 1/2 year old son and have been married for five years. I love doing hobbies with my family. We enjoy nature walks, swimming and going to the gym. Pre-Kindergarten is my favorite age group to teach. There so eager and excited to learn. I love coming up with fun ideas and lessons in the classroom and seeing the children having fun and learning.

Ashley

Christina, Lead Teacher Hi, I've been a teacher for about 5 years now and have worked with Pre-K, 4th, 5th, and 6th graders. I've taught special ed./ behavioral disability children as well as regular ed. children. I would say that I am a life-long learner as I enjoy learning new things and I hope to inspire my students to do the same. I believe in the creative, fun approach to learning! I realize that what we teach today will have lasting effects on tomorrow. I am a newlywed and have since moved out to Pennsylvania from New Jersey. I love the outdoors and playing all kinds of sports and games. I also enjoy playing piano and singing quite a bit. I'm so glad for the opportunity to work at The Goddard School; it's a terrific place!

Christina

Breana, Lead Teacher My name is Miss Bre and I am beyond excited and eager to work with your child this upcoming school year! We have so many awesome things in store for the Eager Elephants this year and I can’t wait to begin teaching Kindergarten at the Goddard School! I recently graduated from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania this past December with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education Pre-K to 4th grade. During my last semester at Kutztown last fall, I student taught for several weeks in a Kindergarten classroom. After I graduated from Kutztown, I began substitute teaching in various grades where I was able to expand my experience. Please do not hesitate to communicate with me if you have any comments or concerns. Parent-teacher communication is very important to me and I like to have an open door policy with all parents. I am really looking forward to a fantastic school year with you and your child!

Breana

Trinity, Assistant Teacher Hello!! I’m Trinity and I have been at Goddard for since 2012. I have experience working with children of all ages, but I have a special place in my heart for infants! I am currently a student at West Chester University studying Psychology. In my free time I am always babysitting or spending time with my friends. My absolute favorite thing about working here is seeing the children develop and reach fun and new milestones. I am so excited to start this school year with your little bundles of joy! If you have any questions, never hesitate to ask!

Trinity

Hannah, Assistant Teacher Welcome to the Hippo classroom! I’m Miss Hannah and I am a recent graduate of West Chester University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. I have been watching little ones for as far back as I can remember and love to see their curious minds expand and grow. I am excited at the opportunity to foster a fun and safe learning environment for your children, while keeping the parents involved too! When I am not working, you can find me relaxing at home with my dogs and family, or at the yoga studio where I am training for my certification. I am so excited to be working with your children and helping them learn and create happy memories.

Hannah

Nina, Assistant Teacher We are so lucky to have Miss Nina in our Toddler classroom! She makes a great team with Miss Joanne!! Miss Nina attended Millersville University and graduated with Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. Throughout her college experience she studied abroad in London and lived in Norway. She plans to attend Graduate School for School Psychology in the near future! We are so happy to have Miss Nina as apart of our preschool! Her patient, loving and calm personality is perfect with spontaneous Toddlers!

Nina

Katie, Assistant Teacher Welcome to the Zebras classroom. I have been at The Goddard School for 2 years, with experience in all of the infant/toddler classrooms. In addition to working at Goddard, I am also a proud Goddard parent. I have my associate’s degree as a registered nurse and furthering my Bachelor’s Degree at West Chester University. I am so excited to be back in the Zebras classroom (where I first started) and looking forward to watching all the children grow. I am always here to answer any questions!

Katie

Sharnise, Assistant Teacher Hello! I am Miss Neicey! I like long walks on the beach (JOKE). But honestly, I enjoy making sure the kids are learning the ways of life while having fun at the same time. I am one of 7 children and have previously worked at other preschools. My favorite age is the toddler age group. Their fun loving and silly personalities make coming to work each day a new adventure! There’s nothing like enjoying life during your childhood days, so let’s make memories that will last forever and enjoy the school year.

Sharnise

Mariah, Assistant Teacher Hi! I am Miss Mariah and I am so excited to be a Snakes teacher this school year! I am a recent graduate of West Chester University where I received my Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. I am currently working towards my Master’s Degree in School Counseling at Eastern University. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, working out and listening to music. A fun fact about me is that I played collegiate basketball. Miss Nichole and I are ready to make learning fun and are so happy to be part of your children’s lives.

Mariah

Nichole, Assistant Teacher My name is Nichole and I am excited to be teaching your children for this upcoming school year. I just recently graduated in August with a Bachelor’s degree in Professional Studies and minors in Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities and Health. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family, friends, sporting and babysitting for all the awesome families I have met here at the Goddard School. I will be furthering my education in the Business Field to follow my dream of having my own sports complex. If you have any questions or concerns, please know the door is always open.

Nichole

Jada , Assistant Teacher Hi! I am Miss Jada and I am new to The Goddard School. I am fun and silly and you can usually find me dancing around the classroom! I am a West Chester native. I went to West Chester Area School District schools and I love working with children, they truly bring out the best in me! I also enjoy spending time with my friends and watching sports. My favorite sports are Basketball and Football. I am looking forward to a great school year with the kids and getting to learn new things along the way!

Jada

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