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 Miss Wendy Somers is the Owner of the Goddard School in Newtown. She previously worked for 20 years for companies like Nicole Miller, Estee Lauder and Liz Claiborne before deciding to purchase the school and begin her work in Early Childhood Education in 2002. When she isn't taking care of our school, overseeing faculty, or looking after the children and students, she enjoys spending time with her own family and wonderful daughter who is a Goddard graduate. Miss Wendy is proud to be a part of The Goddard School where she can provide a safe and secure environment for children to begin the process of becoming lifelong learners.

Miss Wendy

Miss Hillary, Director Assistant Director
Anniversary: March 2014
* Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education - Minor in Reading
* PA Director's Credential Certificate
* Likes watching children learn and grow as they move through each age group.
* Enjoys shopping and spending time with family
* Favorite Children's Author: Caroline Jayne Church

Miss Hillary

Ms Loredana, Director Director
Anniversary: March 2020
* Masters degree in Education
* Private Academic Certification

Ms Loredana

Miss Shannon, Assistant Director Assistant Director
Anniversary: October 2010
* Bachelor's Degree in International Studies
* Associate's Degree in Child Development
* Likes helping children to develop a lifelong love of learning.
* Enjoys Mommying, painting and drawing
* Favorite Children's Book: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

Miss Shannon

Miss Stacy, Assistant Director Health, Safety and Quality Assurance Coordinator
Anniversary: August 1996
* Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education
* Likes being responsible for the happiness and growth of so many young children beyond herself.
* Enjoys travelling, exercising and being with family
* Favorite Children's Book: No David by David Shannon

Miss Stacy

Miss Britney, Lead Teacher Transitional Preschool Classroom: Assistant Teacher
Anniversary: May 2019
* Child Development Associate's Degree in Progress
* Watching children constantly grow and learn new things brings her joy.
* Enjoys singing, dancing and performing with her band
* Favorite Children's Book: Anything by Dr. Seuss

Miss Britney

Miss Cassidy, Lead Teacher Infant 2 Classroom: Lead Teacher
Anniversary: June 2018
* Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
* Likes building relationships with children and watching them learn and grow.
* Enjoys listening to music and dancing
* Favorite Children's Book: Love You Forever by Robert Munsch

Miss Cassidy

Miss Mary Allison, Lead Teacher PreToddler Classroom: Lead Teacher
Anniversary: August 2018
* Child Development Associate's Degree in Progress (needs evaluation and to take the test)
* Likes watching children grow and getting to know their individual personalities.
* Enjoys reading and sewing
* Favorite Children's Book: Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

Miss Mary Allison

Miss Sarah, Lead Teacher Toddler 1 Classroom: Lead Teacher
Anniversary: June 2018
* Child Development Associate's Degree in Progress
* Likes seeing the excitement on a child's face as they experience new things.
* Enjoys shopping and Mommying
* Favorite Children's Book: Giraffe's Can't Dance by Giles Andreae

Miss Sarah

Miss April, Lead Teacher Toddler 2 Classroom: Lead Teacher
Anniversary: March 2017
* Associate's Degree in Child Development
* Likes seeing children smile and laugh while learning through play.
* Enjoys Aunting and spending time with family
* Favorite Children's Song: "Oh, Mr. Sun"

Miss April

Miss Ginny, Lead Teacher Get Set Classroom: Lead Teacher
Anniversary: February 2005
* Associate's Degree in Child Development
* Likes the silliness and wonderment that children have about everything.
* Enjoys watching the Philadelphia Eagles and spending time at her mountain house
* Favorite Children's Book: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Miss Ginny

Miss Alexis , Lead Teacher Transitional Preschool Classroom: Lead Teacher
Anniversary: June 2019
* Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education
* Likes how much children love to learn new things.
* Enjoys spending time with family
* Favorite Children's Book: Have You Filled a Bucket Today by Carol McCloud

Miss Alexis

Elizabeth, Lead Teacher TPS Classroom: Lead Teacher
Anniversary: March 2, 2020
* Elementary K-6 Certification
* Private Academic Certification
* Bachelors in Elementary Education

Miss Christine, Lead Teacher Preschool Classroom: Lead Teacher
Anniversary: August 2000
* Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Reading
* Likes hugs, smiles and watching children become excited about learning knowing she is a part of their success.
* Enjoys skiing, bike riding, reading and spending time with family
* Favorite Children's Book: Stephanie's Ponytail by Robert Munsch

Miss Christine

Miss Samantha, Lead Teacher Pre-Kindergarten Classroom: Lead Teacher
Anniversary: April 2017
* Bachelor's Degree in Human Development
* Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education in Progress
* Likes watching children discover and form new ideas.
* Enjoys playing soccer, cooking and spending time with family
* Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Miss Samantha

Miss Lori, Lead Teacher Kindergarten Classroom: Lead Teacher
Anniversary: September 1997
* Bachelor's Degree in Business
* Associate's Degree in Child Development
* Likes watching a child's reaction as they begin the process of reading words.
* Enjoys tennis and watching the Philadelphia Flyers
* Favorite Children's Book: Ruby the Copycat by Peggy Rathmann

Miss Lori

Miss Shannon , Assistant Teacher Infant 2 Classroom: Assistant Teacher
Anniversary: June 2019
* Child Development Associate's Degree in Progress
* Likes watching children grow up and teaching them sign language.
* Enjoys singing
* Favorite Children's Song: "Baby Shark"

Miss Shannon

Miss Gabrielle, Assistant Teacher PreToddler Classroom: Assistant Teacher
Anniversary: July 2019
* Likes watching her students grow more every day.
* Enjoys walking and spending time with family
* Favorite Children's Book: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See by Bill Martin Jr.

Miss Gabrielle

Miss Sarah, Assistant Teacher Toddler 1 Classroom: Assistant Teacher
Anniversary: August 2019
* Bachelor's Degree in Communication Science and Disorders
* Likes seeing children's curiosity and watching them grow.
* Enjoys photography and live music
* Favorite Children's Book: Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Miss Sarah

Miss Carly, Assistant Teacher Toddler 2 Classroom: Assistant Teacher
Anniversary: February 2020

Miss Caitlyn, Assistant Teacher Preschool Classroom: Assistant Teacher
Anniversary: March 2017
* Currently attending Holy Family University: Psychology major, childhood studies minor
* Likes children's energy, honesty, personality and creativity.
* Enjoys going to the shore on the weekends.
* Favorite Children's Book: If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff

Miss Caitlyn

Miss Natalie, Assistant Teacher Preschool Classroom: Assistant Teacher
Anniversary: May 2005
* Likes working with children because they are funny and bring a smile to her face.
* Enjoys music, dancing and spending time with her children
* Favorite Children's Book: How Do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad by Jane Yolen

Miss Natalie

Miss Emily, Assistant Teacher Pre-Kindergarten Classroom: Assistant Teacher
Anniversary: January 2019
* Bachelor's Degree in Speech Pathology in Progress
* Likes seeing children grow througout her time with them and making them laugh.
* Enjoys listening to music, walking her dogs and painting
* Favorite Children's Book: The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

Miss Emily

Miss Ashley, Assistant Teacher All Classrooms: Assistant Teacher
Anniversary: March 2018
* Associate's Degree in Child Development
* Likes watching the children learn and grow.
* Enjoys singing
* Favorite Children's Book: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See by Bill Martin Jr.

Miss Ashley

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