Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Ms Samantha, Owner
Samantha is the owner of The Goddard Schools in Derry and Nashua NH. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire in Durham and a Master’s degree in Business from Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts. She is also a Goddard parent; her older son attended the Nashua School for several years before she became a school owner herself. Now, her youngest son attends our school. “I love The Goddard School and the peace of mind that I had when my son attended. It's not just a child care or a 'day care', it's a safe and nurturing preschool for educating all young children. I enjoy sharing those great experiences with the families in Nashua!”

Ms Samantha

Heidi, Director Heidi is the Director of the Goddard School in Nashua,N.H. Heidi received her B.A. in Elementary Education and her Masters in Education Curriculum and Instruction from Rivier College. Heidi has been a part of the Nashua Goddard School since 2005. She has taken on many different roles over the years including Associate as well as Lead Teacher for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten, Assistant Director and now Director. These experiences, as well as public and private school experiences, allow for Heidi to mentor and guide her staff to exceptional success.

Heidi

Debra , Lead Teacher Ms. Debbie is one of our Lead Infant Teachers. She completed a Child Development Certificate with a focus on Infant/Toddler development and has 20 years of childcare experience prior to Goddard. Debbie looks forward to bonding and nurturing each of her students.

Debra

Kristy , Lead Teacher Ms. Kristy is one of our Lead Infant Teachers. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from Charter Oak College and an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Tunxis Community College. Kristy has always loved working with children. She particularly loves watching the infants develop and grow at such a fast pace.

Kristy

Janice, Lead Teacher Ms. Janice is a Lead Teacher in our Young Toddler classroom. Janice attended Middlesex Community College and Manchester Community College where she received credits in Early Childhood Education. She continuously looks for new opportunities to expand her professional development. Janice can always be found dancing, singing, and engaging her students in many different activities.

Janice

Cassandra, Lead Teacher Ms. Cassandra is a Lead Teacher in our Toddler Team. She earned her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Nashua Community College. Cassandra believes that children learn best from hands on activities and creates an energetic classroom environment where every child feels loved and accepted.

Cassandra

Cristina, Lead Teacher Ms. Cristina is a Lead Teacher in our Pre-School Program. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Keene State and a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Salem State. Cristina enjoys reading to her students, seeing them make real-life connections, and engaging them in hands on art projects.

Cristina

Jaime, Lead Teacher Ms. Jaime is a Lead Teacher in our Pre-School program. Jaime earned her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Hesser College and her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Granite State College as well as a few course work in a Master’s program. In the classroom Jaime enjoys sensory activities where the children can explore a variety of different materials!

Jaime

Samantha, Lead Teacher Ms. Sam is the Lead teacher in our Toddler II program. She received her Bachelor's degree in Human Development, Early Childhood Education and Special Education at Rivier University. Sam enjoys engaging her students in process-based art projects and incorporating hands on STEAM activities into her lesson plans.

Samantha

Jaclyn , Lead Teacher Ms. Jaclyn is the Lead Teacher in Pre-Kindergarten. She graduated from Merrimack College with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development, Human Services, and Education. Jaclyn has 3 years’ experience working with children with special needs prior to Goddard. She enjoys seeing the children’s excitement as they learn new skills and find the answers to their “why” questions.

Jaclyn

Kaylee, Assistant Teacher Ms. Kaylee is an Assistant Teacher within our Toddler Team. She is currently enrolled in Nashua Community College where she is pursuing her degree in Early Childhood Education. Kaylee eagerly starts each day singing with an open heart and mind as she is learning from the children as much as they are learning from her!

Kaylee

Donna, Assistant Teacher Ms. Donna is an Associate Teacher in our Toddler Team. She has completed coursework in Early Childhood Education from Nashua Community College. She continues to attend workshops and seminars to further her education. Donna’s favorite part of teaching is watching the “ah, ha” moments when her curious toddlers learn new skills.

Donna

Cassie, Assistant Teacher Ms. Cassie is an Associate Teacher in our Toddler Team. She completed a two-year Technical Program focusing in Early Childhood Education and is consistently attending workshops as well as seminars to further her education as a professional. Cassie finds it most rewarding when she sees her students grasp and understand new concepts.

Cassie

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