Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Miss Wendy, Owner My husband, Mr. Richie and I are the proud Owners of the very first Goddard School ever opened and it’s located in Marshallton/West Chester! We owned and operated another Goddard School for 13 years and have been the on site Owners of this school for 11 years. I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Drexel University and spent 15 years in the media industry before changing careers and becoming an Owner of a Goddard School.
As a parent of 3 children, I recognize the importance of a safe and nurturing learning environment. I am passionate about providing a setting that enhances children’s natural desire to learn, with a curriculum that challenges, stimulates and supports all aspects of their developmental growth.
Our school serves families in the West Chester, Downingtown, East Fallowfield and Romansville areas and we would love the opportunity to have your family become a part of our Goddard Marshallton/West Chester family!!

Miss Wendy

Miss Christine, Director I have been with Goddard since 2003, both as a teacher and a director. I currently have my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, as well as my Director’s Credential. I am currently a student at West Chester University, working towards my masters in Early Childhood Education. I love the safe and nurturing environment The Goddard School provides and feel there is no better place for a child to learn and grow. I have two energetic children, Ethan and Ella, who keep my husband and I on our toes every day! I welcome every family to our wonderful school and hope that your child feels safe and loved. I look forward to helping to nurture and grow your child to their full potential with the help of our amazing teachers.

Miss Christine

Miss Diana, Assistant Director I have been with The Goddard School in Marshallton since February, 2017. After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree of Fine Arts from West Chester University, I continued my education at Immaculata University in the Educational Leadership program. This program resulted in my certifications in Elementary and Special Education for the state of Pennsylvania. In May of 2019, I received my master's degree in Educational Leadership. I have been in the Early Childhood Education field since 2009. During these years, I have taught Kindergarten, preschool, special education, and art education. I strive to create a safe, loving, and creative environment for all the students here at The Goddard School. I look forward to being a part of your child’s exciting learning adventures and experiences as they grow!

Miss Diana

Miss Elaine, Lead Teacher I have a Child Development Associate Credential and have been with The Goddard School since 2004. I love the nurturing caring environment and curriculum we have here at The Goddard School. I have two loving children Aidan and Mia. They bring me so much joy and help me appreciate the wonders of childhood. In the future I hope to continue my education to obtain a degree in Early Childhood Education. My hope for every child in my classroom is that they feel loved. I look forward to watching them grow and seeing their smiling faces.

Miss Elaine

Miss Emily, Lead Teacher I started at The Goddard School in Marshallton in August of 2017. I have been working with children for over 7 years. I like teaching because I am able to be a part of their learning and growth. Children make me smile, laugh, and enjoy life! My hope for your child in my classroom is that they learn something new everyday. My teaching experiences have taught me patience and kindness. In my spare time, I love to sing and dance because it is a nice release at the end of a long day.

Miss Emily

Miss Dawn, Lead Teacher I have been with Goddard since May of 2018. I have been working with children for 5 years. I like teaching because it is rewarding to see the reactions of the students when they learn something new. I earned my Child Development Associates Degree in 2016. My teaching experiences have taught me that each student is a unique individual. Children make me smile and enjoy my career as an Early Childhood Educator. I have a 3 year old daughter, Savannah, and a cat, Gracie Lou. In my spare time I love to spend quality time with my daughter. I also love to exercise because it gives me energy!

Miss Dawn

Miss Angela, Lead Teacher I joined the Goddard School in Marshallton in 2011. Our school is a great place to learn, play and build the right foundation for elementary school. I am currently attending West Chester University to obtain my Bachelor’s Degree in Communicative Disorders. I have a big Italian family that I consider the most amazing people in the world! Teaching has taught me patience, selflessness, and that each child develops at an individual pace. I hope that your children grow into confident, proud and eager “little learners.”

Miss Angela

Miss Rachel, Lead Teacher I have been with The Goddard School since 2006. I love the families here at The Goddard School and have made lots of lifelong friends with students, teachers, and families. I have my degree in Elementary Education from Kutztown University. In my free time I love to cook and clean and I look forward to doing lots of travel. I find teaching very rewarding and the children have taught me to be flexible. My hope for your child this year is that they will learn, laugh and grow.

Miss Rachel

Miss Daina, Lead Teacher I have been with Goddard since June of 2018. I have been working with children for 7 years. I love teaching because it brings a smile to my face to see my students light up when they discover new concepts while also having fun. Children make me laugh and inspire me to be creative. I have a bachelors degree in psychology and am pursuing a masters program to obtain my teaching certification. My teaching experiences have taught me to live your life with your best foot forward because you want to lead your students by example to do the same. Along with being flexible and mindful, teaching has also taught me that not just my students, but I too continue to learn everyday.My hope for your child while in my classroom is for them to come home everyday with a smile and say, "Look what I did today" with excitement and sense of accomplishment. My future professional goal is to be the best educator I can with a lively classroom full of eager students!I grew up in a busy household with my parents, 2 brothers, a sister, 4 dogs, 2 cats and 2 pygmy goats! I love to hula hoop for exercise in my spare time and also make crafts with my friends!

Miss Daina

Miss Jessica, Assistant Teacher I have been with Goddard since February of 2020. In 2019, I graduated with my bachelor's degree in music education from West Chester University. I have been working with children for 4 years. My teaching experiences have taught me to embrace children's infinite curiosity and imagination. My favorite activity to do with children is to help them learn through singing fun and educational songs. My future professional goals are to continue to learn more about child development and educational psychology. In addition, I would love to become certified to teach English as a second language in the future. In my spare time I love to hang out with my cat, sew/do crafts, play video games, and travel. I have traveled to 6 different countries! A favorite quote of mine is: "Life is far too important a thing to ever talk seriously about."- Oscar Wilde

Miss Jessica

Miss Mary , Assistant Teacher I started with Goddard in November of 2019. I earned my bachelor's degree in political science in May of 2019. I strive to create an environment in which they are able to embrace themselves and each others differences within a safe environment. My favorite activities to do with children are arts and crafts along with creative and imaginative play. My future professional goal is to become an international rights lawyer. My hobbies include working out, reading, writing, exploring, and traveling. I also enjoyed living in the U.K. for four years while in college!

Miss Mary

Miss Tara, Assistant Teacher I started with Goddard August 14th of 2017. I like teaching because it gives me the opportunity to watch the children grow and flourish; it's very rewarding. Children make me smile and pay attention to the small things that adults sometimes overlook. My hope for your child in my classroom is to feel safe, secure, and be in a positive environment. My husband and I have six sons (Lucas, Phillip, Benjamin, Calvin, George, and James). We also have a cat named Zipper, and dog named Archie. I love to roller skate in my free time because it is fun and a good exercise!

Miss Tara

Miss Erin, Assistant Teacher I have been with Goddard since May of 2018. I have worked with children for 7 years. I like teaching because I enjoy making a difference in the lives of each child I meet. My teaching experiences have taught me that children learn through play and exploration. Therefore, it is important to provide a lot of different opportunities for children to grow and learn in their own way. My hope for your child in my classroom is that they progress and expand their knowledge while having fun. My older sister also works for The Goddard School! I love to read in my spare time because it helps broaden my imagination.

Miss Erin

Miss Kayla, Assistant Teacher I started at The Goddard School in July of 2019. I love helping people and teaching gives me the opportunity to help children and their families each and every day. Children help me to look at life from their perspective and find the positive in everything I do. My teaching experiences have taught me that although I am the teacher they teach me things too! Teaching has also taught me patience and how to just have fun! My hope for your child is that they will have fun with whatever they do here and that our school will be their home away from home!

Miss Kayla

Miss Samantha, Assistant Teacher I have been with Goddard since the Fall of 2019. I have worked with children for 5 years. My experiences have taught me that patience, redirection, and keeping a variety of new and challenging activities are great tools to have when working with young children. My hope for your child in my classroom is that they are happy while growing and learning new things each day. My future professional goal is to become a NICU and pediatric nurse. In my spare time, I love to spend quality time with my family including our 2 dogs and 3 cats.

Miss Samantha

Miss Emily, Assistant Teacher I have been with Goddard since December of 2019. I have 6 years of experience working with children. I have learned from my teaching experiences that each child has their own unique personality and learning style. I have also learned that the key to teaching young children is patient and loving guidance. My favorite way to teach children is through play and hands on activities. My favorite book to read to children is the super silly book, There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. In my spare time I love to go biking , read, bake, and draw. My favorite quote is, "Sing like no one is listening, love like you've never been hurt, dance like on one is watching, and live like it's heaven on Earth."- Mark Twain.

Miss Emily

Miss Alexis, Assistant Teacher I started with Goddard in January of 2019. I have worked with children for 3 years. I like teaching because it is rewarding to be a part of each student's growth and development. My hope for your child in my classroom is to make sure they feel happy and safe while at school. My teaching experiences have taught me to be flexible because each child is unique. I love to hang out with my dog, Ollie in my spare time. Our favorite thing to do is go to Dunkin' Donuts!

Miss Alexis

Alyson, Assistant Teacher I have been with Goddard since June of 2019. I have been working with children for 2 years. I like teaching because it is rewarding to be one of a child's first educators that can positively contribute to their learning and growth. My teaching experiences have taught me patience and the importance of having a career that is rewarding. My hope for your child in my classroom is for them to succeed by achieving all of their goals while having fun. My future professional goal is to complete the master's program at West Chester University for public health. I love to be outside hiking and camping in my spare time.

Alyson

Miss Nella, Assistant Teacher I have been with The Goddard School since September of 2017. I have worked with children for nine years. I like teaching young children because it makes me happy to see the growth of each individual. When a child learns or discovers something new, it makes me happy experience his or her accomplishments with them. My teaching experiences have taught me that not only do the students learn from us, but that there is so much adults can learn from children. My hope for your child in my classroom is that they have a safe, nurturing environment in which they are valued and appreciated.

Miss Nella

Nicole, Assistant Teacher I started with Goddard in October of 2019. My favorite things to do with children are reading and active outdoor activities. From my 4 years of experience working with children, one of the most important things I have learned is that it is important to create a positive relationship with students so that they are comfortable expressing themselves.I obtained my Bachelor of Arts in professional writing and journalism from Kutztown University in 2015. My future professional goal is to excel in the teaching environment of working with young children. In my spare time I like to workout, read, write, go hiking, and cook!

Nicole

Miss Etana, Assistant Teacher I started with Goddard in the Fall of 2018. I like teaching because it is rewarding to interact and build positive relationships with students. My hope for your child in my classroom is that they learn new skills and concepts everyday while also having fun! My teaching experiences have taught me that you can always make a difference in each student's day. I love to go to the gym in my spare time because it helps me relax and stay healthy.

Miss Etana

Miss Kristi, Assistant Teacher I have been with The Goddard School since 2006 and have over 10 years of experience in childcare ranging from Infants to Kindergarten. The Goddard School of Marshallton has so many fantastic families and amazing co-workers that make my job so rewarding. My husband and I have two beautiful daughters that keep us busy! This year I hope to help your child grow to their full potential and can’t wait to watch him or her discover new things for the first time.

Miss Kristi

Miss Mackenzie, Assistant Teacher I started with Goddard in July of 2019. I have worked with children for 4 years. I like teaching because it is fulfilling to make a positive impact on student's lives each day. My hope for your child in my classroom is that they learn something new each day while having fun at the same time. I love to read in my spare time because you can learn so much from a book. I also have 2 dogs and 3 cats that I love to hang out with!

Miss Mackenzie

Miss Maureen, Assistant Teacher I have been with Goddard since 2008. I love our “little country” Goddard School atmosphere. We are truly a hidden gem! I love spending time with my children because they are growing up so quickly. There is never enough time so we make the most of every second. I love inspiring children to be confident and academically successful. I believe that staying positive is the key to children’s success. I hope that every day is wonderful in Pre-K and they feel safe and loved!

Miss Maureen

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