Meet Our Goddard Family

Our expertly trained and experienced teachers and staff blend the highest standards in early childhood education and development with nurturing care to help your child have fun while growing physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially.

Careers

If you want to help shape the hearts and minds of young children in a fun, nurturing environment, we’d love to have you work with us! We’re always looking for great teachers to join our family.

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Warm, Nurturing & Highly Trusted

Learning happens best in a warm and nurturing environment, which is why our teachers take the time to make sure your little one feels safe and cared for every day to help them develop a lifelong love of learning. 

Expertise & Skills

Our caring teachers are highly experienced in the best methods to support your child with teachable moments of exploration, discovery and learning each and every day. 

  • Ms Millie

    Ms Millie

    On-Site Owner
    In addition to CA's Early Childhood Education Director qualifications, Millie holds an undergraduate degree in Economics & Finance from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, as well as a Master’s degree in Public Affairs (Policy & Administration) from Indiana University's top-ranked SPEA School. She's had a long career as a public-sector management consultant, working to help make Federal & State Government more efficient. Millie's cherished experiences include Teaching English in Spain, launching a successful catering company in NYC, and most importantly-- being the loving, tireless mother to 3 young boys. "I know first-hand how challenging it is to be a parent, and how much we want for our children. We're committed to creating the most nurturing and best learning environment we can for all of our families."
  • Mr Ash

    Mr Ash

    On-Site Owner
    Ash graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with degrees in Genetic Biology and The History & Philosophy of Science. After starting out in cancer research at Abbott Laboratories, Ash continued a career in Tech Companies, Human Resources Management, as well as the Creative Arts. Ash attended New York University's (CADA) Center for Advanced Digital Applications and ran a small TV Production company. "I'm thrilled to be bringing Goddard Schools' exceptional programs to the children of our community--including my own 3 boys! We have an incredible team, and I am passionate about children, learning, and the opportunity to use some of my own skills to push the limits of 21st Century education."
  • Ms Robyn

    Ms Robyn

    Education Advisor
    Robyn earned her Masters' Degree in Early Childhood Education with honors, from St. Mary's College of CA. She has a Bachelors' degree from the University of San Diego in Mass Media Communications. Robyn has over 14 years of Elementary School teaching experience from Kindergarten to 5th grade. After moving to Sacramento, Robyn established, owned and operated her own successful private preschool in Lincoln for 8 years. She is also the mother of 4 amazing children. As our opening Director, Robyn helped to establish the school and our high-quality educational program. Robyn brings decades of experience working with children of all ages to her Advisory role of Education Director at The Goddard School.
  • Ms Tayler

    Ms Tayler

    Director - Family Relations
    Ms. Tayler started working at the Goddard School as an assistant teacher in 2017. Her positive, nurturing attitude, hard work, and passion for children lead her to quickly become a Lead Teacher. Tayler eventually left Goddard to complete her BA in Early Childhood Education at Sierra College. She continued to gain Teaching & Leadership experience at schools within the highly regarded CA Head Start Program. After becoming a mother and taking time off to care for her son Hunter, Tayler was eager to get back to working with families and children. She returned to the Goddard School of Rocklin in an Admin role in 2022. Ms. Tayler is an avid reader, loves everything Disney, and is a talented crafter who sells online. She loves getting to know and supporting all the Goddard families and is always looking to advance her skills and our program.
  • Ms Kristine

    Ms Kristine

    Infant Teacher
    Ms. Kristine received her bachelor’s in child development from San Jose State University. During her studies, she volunteered at an elementary school for 3 years. After graduating, she began her teaching career at a childcare center in Sacramento. She has been in the field for 8 years working in various age groups, from infants to school age. She found her love for teaching in the Infant Toddler program here at The Goddard School-Rocklin. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting and sewing. She loves spending time with her husband and son, hanging out with friends, and going camping. She enjoys movies, video games, and cooking/baking. She also has a love for dancing, Korean pop music, and Asian dramas/tv shows.
  • Ms Tommi

    Ms Tommi

    Infant Teacher
    Ms. Tommi is excited to join the Goddard team as an administrative assistant. Ms. Tommi is a bright young high school student and assists the admin team in the mornings before her classes. In her free time, she loves to spend time with family and friends. Ms. Tommi loves working with kids and wants to be a teacher one day.
  • Ms Ruth

    Ms Ruth

    Young Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Ruth was born in Santa Clara but grew up in Mexico, we moved when I was 5 years old. I came back when I turned 15 in 2009. Finished high school and did a couple of years in Sierra College and some in Saddleback College. I started studying for liberal arts then I switch to IT and then I switched to child development. I have worked in different fields such as automotive (office assistant), door-to-door sales, and child care. I always wanted to be a teacher because I had many amazing teachers that made an impact in my life and I wanted to do the same for someone else. I’ve worked with children for only 3 years and I have liked it so far. To be able to see those little ones grow, talk, for some, even get to see their first steps, hear them talk, and greet me with such enthusiasm and love whenever I get to the classroom it’s a blessing and heartwarming. I like to read, watch anime, listen to K-pop and J-pop, I like playing the guitar and singing.
  • Ms Alondra

    Ms Alondra

    Young Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Alondra was born and raised in Yuba City. She graduated from Yuba College in 2021 with her Associates in Early Childhood Education and worked as an Infant Toddler & Family Educator at E Center Head Start for six years. She has been married for 16 years and has three children. She loves spending time with her family and visiting the beach at Santa Cruz. Ms. Alondra loves children and teaching.
  • Ms Lorena

    Ms Lorena

    Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Lorena is one of our new Toddler teachers. She was born and raised in Sacramento. Ms. Lorena loves football and baseball. Go COWBOYS and SF Giants. She also loves to travel, cook, and bake. She has been teaching for 16 years. Her primary purpose is to make a difference in the lives of the children she teaches and help set the milestones of their future.
  • Ms Min

    Ms Min

    Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Min has a bachelor’s degree in childhood education and has taught in many countries. Ms. Min is a wonderful wife, mother to two daughters and lovely teachers. She can speak English, Chinese, Mandarin, and German. Ms. Min bring to Goddard her enthusiasm, love, and her unique teaching techniques to improve the cognitive and language skills in all children!
  • Ms Francesca

    Ms Francesca

    Preschool Teacher
    Ms. Francesca graduated from Sonoma State University in 2021 with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Development. Ms. Francesca has always had a passion for teaching children. Ever since she was little, she has always wanted to be a teacher. Ms. Francesca is a very outgoing, caring, and talkative person. In her free time, she loves to spend it with my family, friends, and her dog.
  • Ms Zoe

    Ms Zoe

    Preschool Teacher
    Ms. Zoe is currently pursuing her degree in elementary education at Western Governors University. She is excited to jumpstart her career as an educator here at Goddard. Ms. Zoe loves to spend time at the beach with her boyfriend. She loves nature, art, and cross-stitch. Ms. Zoe is eager to help her students discover new things and highlight their unique abilities.
  • Ms Sierra

    Ms Sierra

    Pre-K Teacher
    Ms. Sierra graduated from Sacramento State University with her bachelor's in Child Development with a focus in Early Care and Education. In the future, she plans to pursue a master’s degree. Ms. Sierra has four years of experience working with children; from 2017 to early 2020. Ms. Sierra worked in the Kids Club at California Family Fitness Rocklin, and she has experience working in a Montessori Center. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, reading, and visiting nature. Ms. Sierra is very excited to meet all our new friends and to assist them in becoming confident young learners!
  • Mr Tony

    Mr Tony

    Pre-K Teacher
    Mr. Tony has been teaching all ages for the past six years. He started at a small school but decided he enjoyed bigger schools more for the fast pace and fun atmosphere. Mr. Tony studied Early Childhood Education at Sierra College. He loves watching children grow, laugh, and learn, and am super excited to join this great team. His favorite book is The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.
  • Ms Monique

    Ms Monique

    Pre-K Teacher
    Ms. Monique has been working with children for over 20 years. She received her BA in Child Development from San Jose State University. She has worked as a substitute teacher for the Rocklin Unified School District as well as volunteered in the Child Life Department at the Children’s Center at Sutter Medical Hospital. Teaching has always been her passion. She gets excited when she observes her kiddos engaged throughout their day learning and growing in their own unique way. She enjoys reading, spending time near the coast, and creating memories with her husband, two children, and her dogs.
  • Ms Leticia

    Ms Leticia

    Teacher
    Ms. Tish taught Kindergarten for the last 20 years in the Bay Area and Fresno. She decided to retire early to move to Roseville and be with her children and two grandsons. Ms. Tish couldn’t stay retired long because of her love of working with young children. While she's been excellent everywhere, Ms. Tish has found a home as part of our Young Toddler teaching team. Ms. Tish graduated from California State University, East Bay (Cal State Hayward) with her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies and a Minor in Early Childhood Education. After raising her two children, she went back to school to get her Teaching Credential from National University. She loves watching children learn and explore with engaging and hands-on activities. She enjoys crafting, camping, boating, jet skiing, and spending time with her family.
  • Ms Emtithal

    Ms Emtithal

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Emy has returned to the Goddard School after a few months of helping her family. She is one of our resource teachers that helps with breaks, lunches and assisting teachers. She has been working in the early childhood education field since 2016. We are excited for her to be back and in the classrooms!
  • Ms Jehan

    Ms Jehan

    Teacher
    Ms. Jehan worked as an accountant in Iraq for 37 years before coming over to the U.S. She was looking for a change and life brought her to us. Ms. Jehan began with us as a substitute and eventually moved into her official role as a resource teacher in 2021. She spends time in all of our classrooms offering teachers their 10 minute and lunch breaks. She helps our school run smoothly and is a valuable member of our team!
  • Ms Geetha

    Ms Geetha

    Teacher
    Ms. Geetha is a loving wife and loving mother to two teenagers. She completed her bachelor's in India and has studied early childhood education. She has worked in childcare for several years and loves the infant room. She loves teaching kids because they are very creative and open-minded.
  • Ms Kayla

    Ms Kayla

    Teacher
    Get Set Teacher Ms. Kayla has been a preschool teacher, after school program leader, and a teachers aide. She continues her education at American River College with the intention of earning her teaching credential. She has always had a passion for working with young children and she loves seeing each child reach major milestones! She is excited to continue doing what she loves in the Get Set Toddler class at the Goddard School Rocklin.
  •  Alicia

    Alicia

    Pre-K Teacher
    Ms. Alicia is so thrilled to be teaching one of the Preschool classes. She moved from the Bay Area three years ago and has been enjoying the Sacramento sun. She has two beautiful dogs named Maya and Luna. She is looking forward to working with your child to help them succeed. My favorite activities to do with the kids are art and sports.
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