Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Ms Eileen, Owner Eileen is the proud owner of The Goddard School located in Branchburg, NJ. As the parent of two children, Eileen understands the importance of a fun, learning environment, especially during early childhood. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Biology, Eileen added a Kindergarten – 12 Comprehensive Science teaching certificate and later completed her certification in Early Childhood Education. Before opening The Goddard School, Eileen owned and operated her own preschool for 12 years. Opening and running The Goddard School in Branchburg has been a long-awaited dream of Eileen’s, and she is thrilled to be sharing this dream with her wonderful faculty and the dedicated families of her students.

Ms Eileen

Ms Amy, Director Amy has been working with young children for the past 20 years. She spent 10 years as a teacher and director in a preschool in Millburn, NJ, before becoming the Educational Director of our school in September 2008. In addition to her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, Amy has a NJ Teaching Certificate, and has earned 23 credits towards her Masters of Arts for Teachers.

Ms Amy

Ms Merideth, Assistant Director Merideth has over 18 years experience working with children. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and her NJ Certification in Elementary Education. Ms. Merideth joined our school in August 2007 as a lead teacher in our Kindergarten program. Eight years later she pursued an administrative position in another Goddard School. She rejoined our faculty as teacher and consultant in January, 2017 and stepped into the Assistant Director position that same year.

Ms Merideth

Ms Michelle, Lead Teacher Michelle has bachelor degrees in Early Childhood Education and Math from William Paterson University. She has been working in the field since 2008 and joined The Goddard School in 2018.

Ms Michelle

Ms Sandra, Lead Teacher Sandra joined our faculty in December, 2011 and came to us with 14 years experience in Early Childhood Education. She has a Child Development certification specializing in infants and toddlers.

Ms Sandra

Ms Stephanie, Lead Teacher Stephanie began working at our school while in college. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with minors in Sociology and Early Childhood Education. She rejoined our faculty full time in January 2016 with 4 years previous experience. Stephanie is also an Administrative Assistant.

Ms Stephanie

Ms Jessica, Lead Teacher Jessica has 17 years of experience teaching infants & toddlers, and is currently in the process of completing her Child Development certification. She joined the Goddard School faculty in September, 2004.

Ms Jessica

Ms Mellissa, Lead Teacher Mellissa has been working at The Goddard School in Branchburg since April 2017. She is a student at Kean University studying Early Childhood Education.

Ms Mellissa

Ms Katherine, Lead Teacher Katie had been working with children for 12 years prior to joining our faculty in August, 2010. She is currently an Administrative Assistant as well as one of our Toddler lead teachers. Katie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education.

Ms Katherine

Ms Erin, Lead Teacher Ms. Erin began teaching with us in August 2011. She had 7 years of experience working with children prior to joining our school's faculty. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education.

Ms Erin

Ms Michelle, Lead Teacher Prior to joining our faculty in November, 2015, Michelle had over 10 years experience working with children, 3 of those in a child care setting. Michelle has an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education

Ms Michelle

Ms Kristin, Lead Teacher Kristin (Keke) has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Environmental Education and Theater from Green Mountain College. She joined our faculty in November, 2014.

Ms Kristin

Ms Melissa, Lead Teacher Melissa had worked with children for 9 years prior to joining our faculty in January, 2014. She has her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. She also has an Associates degree in Psychology.

Ms Melissa

Ms Tiffany, Lead Teacher Tiffany joined our faculty in 2013 and had previous experience working with children for 8 years. Tiffany has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

Ms Tiffany

Ms Emma, Assistant Teacher Emma is a student at Raritan Valley Community College. She joined Goddard in August 2018. Emma can usually be found helping out in our Chipmunk classroom.

Ms Emma

Ms Erica, Assistant Teacher Erica is studying Early Childhood Education at Raritan Valley Community College. She has been working in the field for over 4 years and joined Goddard in August 2019.

Ms Erica

Ms Jennifer, Assistant Teacher Jennifer began working at our Goddard School in February, 2016. Prior to joining us, she has been a Sunday school educator for many years and also worked as a coach.

Ms Jennifer

Ms Laura, Assistant Teacher Laura had been working in Early Childhood Education for four years prior to joining The Goddard School faculty in September,2014.

Ms Laura

Ms Priscilla, Assistant Teacher Priscilla joined The Goddard School in February 2019. She is pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education at Raritan Valley Community College. She has worked with children since 2016.

Ms Priscilla

Ms Brionna , Assistant Teacher Brionna joined the Goddard School in September 2019. She has a Bachelors degree in Communications and a Masters degree in Business Communications. She has worked with children for 7 years.

Ms Brionna

Ms Kristina, Assistant Teacher Kristina joined our faculty in September, 2014, with 3 years of experience, 2 of those at another Goddard School. She is pursuing an Associate degree in Liberal Arts.

Ms Kristina

Ms Tracy, Assistant Teacher Tracy joined The Goddard School in Branchburg in September 2019. She has worked in the field of Early Childhood Education for over 20 years in various types of settings.

Ms Tracy

Ms Christina, Resource Christina joined our faculty in June, 2019. She is enrolled in her second year of college and working toward a degree in Criminology. Christina works in many of our classrooms, depending where she is needed on any given day!

Ms Taylor, Resource Taylor is studying Elementary Education at Raritan Valley Community College. She has been working in the field of Early Childhood Education for 3 years.She joined The Goddard School in November 2019.

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