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

Tallal, Owner Welcome to our School. My wife Samreen and I are the proud owners of The Goddard School located in West Chester, PA. Our Goddard School opened in 2005 to bring the absolute best in little children's education and care to the West Chester community. My passion was to bring you the same standards and quality in Early Childhood Education and care that I had wanted for our children. I am a graduate of Delaware Valley University, Doylestown (B.A.) and a graduate of La Salle University, Philadelphia (MBA). I am committed to providing a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment for your children to become confident learners as they develop.


Kim, Director Hello, I'm Miss Kim!! I started with The Goddard School in 2004 when the school first opened. I began working as a full-time student while receiving my undergraduate degree. Since then I have earned the Master's degree in Early Childhood Education at West Chester University. After teaching in many of our classrooms , I have been the director since 2011. I have 4 children of my own enrolled at the school! I am very happy to be part of this amazing school and I find joy watching the children grow and learn each day!


Anna, Assistant Director Hello, I'm Miss Anna! I am so thrilled to welcome my new friends to our school. I have been at the Goddard School for 9 years and have loved every minute of it. The smiles, hugs and funny stories make teaching and being apart of this community so fun! I have my associates degree in Liberal Studies and my CDA certificate in Early Childhood. As well as a Bachelors Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State University. When I am not at work, I enjoy working out, spending time with my niece, nephew and traveling. Can’t wait to see all of your children grow this school year. I am always here to answer any questions or concerns that you might have.


Carrie, Lead Teacher Hello, I'm Miss Carrie!! I come to Goddard with over 35 years of experience caring for infants and toddlers as both a teacher and an owner of my own school! . I have three children and two grandchildren! I have so much love to give to our Infants and I am an exceptional caregiver! I am so grateful to be a part of the Goddard Family where I have been since March of 2008! As the babies get older they always make me happy when they stop in to say hi!


Noelle, Lead Teacher Hello, I am Miss Noelle!! I graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a degree in Communication Studies and a concentration in Public Communication & Advocacy. I have previously worked at Glen Mills Summer camp as head camp counselor where my duty was to organize exciting field trips and coordinate a fun filled summer, while creating a pleasant and loving camp environment. I have always loved working with children and being apart of their growth as creative individuals. Along with being able to watch firsthand their educational development, while always making their learning experience fun. I look forward to meeting your children and being apart of their creative evolution.


Renae, Lead Teacher Hello! I am Miss Renae and I am the teacher in the Hippos classroom. I have 2 daughters who are the lights of my life. I love spending each day in the Toddler room and watching the little ones learn and grow. I have worked in the field of Early Childhood since 2020 and obtained my Associates Degree in Elementary Education from Delaware County Community College. When I am not teaching I am spending time with my family and enjoying all of the small things in life!


JoAnne, Lead Teacher Hello, I'm Miss JoAnne!! I can be found singing and playing with my kiddos in the Toddler classroom! As the lead teacher, I hold my Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education. I joined Goddard with many years of experience as a teacher and preschool director and I even owned my own school. My positive attitude and festively decorated classroom helps to create nurturing environment for my little friends! I am so lucky to be a part of the Goddard Family!


Cece, Lead Teacher Hello, I'm Miss Cece!! This is my fourth year at the Goddard School in West Chester. I have previously taught the preschool age group at a Goddard School in Bethesda, Maryland. I also nannyed and tutored for a family but am super excited to return to the classroom. I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013 with a degree in Psychology. In my free time I like to hike, read, tend to my plants and spoil my dog. I am excited to get the school year started and I have many fun ideas! I value parent-teacher communication and will be available for any questions or concerns as they arise! Let’s make this a fabulous school year!


Alexis, Assistant Teacher Hi!!! I am Miss Alexis! I am one of the teachers in the Kuddly Koala's classroom. I have worked in childcare for many years but have find my home with the infants. There is nothing quite like snuggling with a baby. I spend a lot of time babysitting and have made some really great friendships with many families. I love traveling and Hawaii is my favorite place to visit! I truly love what I do and feel so lucky to spend my days with the babies!!


Tyler, Assistant Teacher Hello! My name is Tyler!!! I have worked in childcare for many years and have experience with all ages of young children, including those with special needs. I am a teacher in one of the preschool classroom. I graduated from Goldey Beacom College in Wilmington,Delaware with a Master’s in Human Resource Management. I’m a real natural with children and very capable of developing a nice relationship with each of them. I’m committed to maintaining a rich and positive learning environments for young children. A fun fact about me is that I use to play basketball professionally and still love the game.


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