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The Goddard School®
West Chester

703 West Nields Street
West ChesterPA 19382

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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.


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!


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!


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.


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!


Carolyn, Lead Teacher My name is Miss Carolyn and I am the Preschool teacher. I am from West Chester and I received my Bachelor’s degree in Child Development from Walden University. I also hold an Associate’s degree in Early Child Education from Delaware County Community College. I am a parent of a 9 year old son named Allen who attends Hillsdale Elementary school. He is the Joy of my life! My life’s passion is teaching and caring for young children which I over twenty years of experience. I will be working very hard to establish our classroom as a happy, comfortable, challenging and safe environment. I believe that each child brings their own unique talents, experiences and personality to share to the classroom. I look forward to learning with your child and sharing a curriculum with them that enriching and sparks their interest.


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 5 years and have loved every minute of it. The smiles, hugs and funny 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. When I am not at work, I enjoy working out, spending time with my niece and traveling. 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.


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!


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!


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.


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!


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.


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.


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!


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