Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Aileen, Owner
My name is Aileen Connolly. I reside in Doylestown with my husband, Brian, and my daughter, Grace. I graduated from Thomas Edison State College with a degree in Finance and worked in the Banking field for over twenty years. My daughter attended The Goddard School in Jamison for four years. I was so pleased with the school and the program that I left my career in banking to buy The Goddard School at The Farm in February 2006. Danielle, Cathie, the school's exceptional faculty and I have worked together to develop our program to provide the highest level of excellence in education and care. I am proud to be the owner of the best Goddard School in the country.


Danielle, Director Educational Director

My name is Danielle Pirolli and I am the Educational Director here at The Goddard School. I started out as the Lead Teacher in the Pre-School classroom in February, 2012. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising where I worked at QVC for several years. I currently hold a Masters Degree in Elementary Ed, PK-4 from Holy Family University. I have worked with children since I was 18 and I could not think of a better place to be doing what I love! I have two children of my own and I am blessed to have them here with me at work each day surrounded by wonderful teachers who love what they do! In my free time I enjoy decorating my house, shopping, reading and spending time with family and friends.


Cathie, Assistant Director Assistant Director

My name is Cathie Forbes and I have been with The Goddard School since February, 2013. I started out as an Assistant in the Infant Room, then moved to PreToddler classroom. I then became the Lead Teacher in the Toddler classroom for two and a half years. In June 2018, I became the Assistant Director. I hold an Early Child Development Associate Certificate. My whole experience with Goddard has been such a blessing! The rewards I get from teaching the children are a true treasure! I have four children of my own and a grandson that I enjoy spending time with and watching them play sports.


Holly, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher - Infant Classroom

My name is Holly Snyder and I am the Lead Teacher in the Infant Room. I graduated on the Dean's List from The Art Institute of Philadelphia. I have been married to my husband, Leonard, for 33 years and we have five children. Kelyn, Joshua, Katie, Christian and Jared. I have been working with children for 13 years. My hobbies include Photography, Art and Sewing Quilts. I love animals and children. Teaching and taking care of children is an honor!


Amy, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher - PreToddler Classroom

Hi, my name is Amy Foresman. I have been the Lead Teacher in the Pre-Toddler room since August of 2007. My experience here at The Goddard School has been wonderful. I live in Ottsville with my husband, Mark and our three children, Dylan, Noelle and Cassie. In our free time we love going to the Pocono Mountains and the beach, and I love to cook!


Kathryn, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher - Toddler Classroom

Hi, my name is Kathryn Warner. I am the Head Teacher in the Toddler Classroom. I have been with The Goddard School since October, 2009. Before Goddard, I worked at Home Depot for 10 years as a Kitchen Design/Installer. I have three children; Lexi, Julia and Shayne. I love being a mom and knew this was my calling when I started here. I just love children! In my free time I love to run and workout.


Maryann, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher - Get Set Classroom

My name is MaryAnn Musselman (Miss Mare). I live in New Hope with my husband John. We have three children Lauren, Caitlin and Matthew. I have an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and I have been teaching since 1985. I have been employed at The Goddard School since August 2010. I am the Lead Teacher in Get-Set classroom. In the Get-Set classroom I will provide a loving and nurturing environment for your child. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, reading and gardening.


Sara, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher - Preschool Classroom
Hi, my name is Sara Emmens and I am the lead Pre-School teacher here at the Goddard School. I have a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Springfield College in Massachusetts. I have taught kindergarten, 2nd grade, 3rd grade and 6th grade special education. For the past five years, I had my own organization business. I live in Furlong with my husband and children. My son goes to Boston University and my daughter goes to Central Bucks East High School. In my free time I love to go to the beach, spend time with my family, and play tennis.


Deryn, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher-Pre-K

Hello! My name is Deryn Kenyon and I am the Lead Teacher in Pre-K! I graduated from West Virginia University with a bachelor’s degree and I am currently at Rider University working towards my master’s in education. I have been working with children for as long as I can remember and cannot think of a better way to spend my time! I enjoy teaching, spending time with family and friends, being active and playing with my golden doodle, Harley. I am so happy I get to be part of such an amazing school and look forward to all my classes!


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