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.


Kara, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher Kindergarten

HI, my name is Kara! I am the Kindergarten Teacher here at The Goddard School. I live in Ivyland. I have worked with children for about three years and I love teaching! I graduated from West Chester University with my Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education in May 2019. It is very rewarding to see the excitement and enthusiasm on the children's faces when they read for the first time! I enjoy playing the trumpet and piano and venturing into Philadelphia with friends for fun.


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