Our Teachers

Our teachers blend the highest education standards with nurturing care to help foster well-rounded child development.


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 Sierra

    Ms Sierra

    Site Supervisor - Education Coordinator
    Ms. Sierra graduated from Sacramento State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Child Development focused on Early Care and Education. She has six years of experience working with children, and two of those years were spent as a Pre-K teacher here at The Goddard School! In 2023 she had her first child and when she came back from maternity leave she began training to step into an admin role. She is very excited to use her skills and passion for science to continue elevating the school's STEAM based curriculum.
  • 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 Alondra

    Ms Alondra

    Infant 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.
  •  Jeannie


    Infant Teacher
    Ms. Jeannie has been in the education field for over ten years. She’s had the pleasure of working in a daycare facility, children’s church, afterschool programs and currently as a respite provider on the weekends for children with special needs. Ms. Jeannie is a mom of two lovely boys, David Jr and Johanssen who take up all of her love and free time when she’s not consumed with studying for her degree in teaching. Ms. Jeannie is currently attending school to obtain her bachelor’s in liberal arts. Her career plan is to become a school age teacher with the end goal of being a school principal. Ms. Jeannie’s passion for children has always been present since she was a teenager. With this passion, she looks forward to continuing to make a difference in the lives of the next generations. :)
  •  Melissa


    First Steps teacher
    Ms. Melissa grew up in Southern California and moved to Northern California 10 Years ago. Since an early age she has always loved working with kids; she worked as a preschool teacher and a nanny throughout her 20's and it always brought her so much happiness. It wasn't until Ms. Melissa had her own child in 2022, and watching her learn and grow, that she realized that teaching was her calling. She has a loving husband and a German shepherd named Oakley. Ms. Melissa loves to travel, go hiking, watch movies, and relax with her family. She is so happy to be a part of The Goddard Family!
  •  Angelina


    First Steps Teacher
    Ms. Angelina is 19 years old and has been a resident of Sacramento her whole life. This is her first-time teaching, but she some experience as a teacher’s aid/babysitter from elementary and high school. She has babysat kids aging from 1 month to 12 years old. She is currently going to school at National University to achieve her bachelors in early childhood education and to receive her teaching credentials. Ms. Angelina loves to go on walks with her dog, travel, and cook. She also loves to fish and be anywhere near a large body of water. She previously worked in the food/customer service industry since she was 15, so being an early childhood educator is a huge job change. She feels being able to have this opportunity to be a teacher is nothing short of a blessing!
  • Ms Geetha

    Ms Geetha

    First Steps 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 working with the younger children. She loves teaching kids because they are very creative and open-minded.
  • Ms Megan

    Ms Megan

    Young Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Megan graduated from Sacramento State University in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in American Sign Language. After graduating, she began working full-time with children at an in-home daycare/preschool while babysitting on the side. After that, she was a nanny for a short time before I started working at Goddard. She is now working on earning more units in early childhood development. She has worked with ages newborn to 10 years, although her favorite age groups to work with are infants and toddlers! She loves watching them learn new things and grow throughout the year. In her free time, she loves to sew, spend time with family, and take her puppy on adventures. She also loves Disney, country music, and going to the beach!
  •  May


    Young Toddler Teacher
    Meet Ms. May, an inspiring individual who recently embarked on a new chapter in her life. Despite working as an accountant and managing her family business in Los Angeles, she made the brave decision to return to her true passion: teaching by joining The Goddard Family. Ms. May had previously dedicated over five years to shaping young minds in early childhood and primary education in her birthplace, Myanmar, after earning her BA in Literature and Primary Education. Currently, she is pursuing AS Degrees in Business Administration and Early Childhood Education. She is a devoted mother to a delightful daughter and relishes quality time with her family, indulging in home improvement and gardening projects. With her motto of “I do, we do, and you do,” Ms. May wholeheartedly engages with her students and gradually empowers them to take ownership of their learning while she is nurturing the well-being of every child.
  •  Dillyn


    Young Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Dillyn, has been working in early childhood education for 3 years now. She grew up with a love for teaching young children and aspires to teach 3rd grade in the future. She is currently a student at Sierra College, and plans to continue her education for years to come. In her spare time she nanny’s and takes care of her four young cousins. Ms. Dillyn loves singing, buying plants, hiking with her dogs and coaching soccer.
  •  Carly


    Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Carly has worked in the field of education and childcare for almost her entire working life taking on many different roles and responsibilities involving education. As a former board certified autism technician, she has worked with children from ages 4 to 16 and their families in ABA therapy. From Chico State, Carly has earned her Bachelors in Liberal studies with a concentration in mathematics and completed the multiple subject credential program as well. From taking care of newborns to teaching 5th grade, the best role came in 2021 when she became a mother to her beautiful boy. You will see Carly doing a lot of hands on art activities with children in the classrooms as well as different activities or sports during outside time. She loves to capture action photos during the school day for parents to see.
  •  Liliana


    Toddler Teacher
    Lily has worked in the field of education in a variety of roles and with a wide range of age groups. She started out working as a nanny, then worked at child care center for about a year. After that she worked at an elementary school as a lunch server and a yard duty. Lily is currently attending Sierra College and working toward her Child Development Credentials. In her free time she loves to make bracelets, build with legos, and do puzzles. She also loves to spend time with her family, which includes her parents, sisters, brother, huskies, and rabbit!
  • Ms Cassidy

    Ms Cassidy

    Get Set Teacher
    Ms. Cassidy is a huge fan of reading, skiing, and teaching! Some of her favorite past times are creating art or making up stories with her little sister. She is a color enthusiast, with her favorite color being yellow cause it looks like happiness. In high school she used to imagine what her classroom would look like and make pretend lesson plans with her sister. She believes in curiosity, creativity, and understanding. She has completed her credentials through Woodland Community College and is very excited to continue her work at our school!
  •  Kylie


    Get Set Teacher
    Ms. Kylie currently in school, working on early childhood education courses and is also pursuing a degree in psychology. She has worked with children for many years as a swim instructor, working with many age groups including infants. She loves making connections with the children and watching them learn and grow. Her main goal as a teacher is to help the children build confidence in the classroom and achieve all academic and personal goals they may dream up. In her free time, Ms. Kylie likes to hang out with her friends, read and be in nature.
  • 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 Lorena

    Ms Lorena

    Preschool 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

    Preschool 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 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.
  •  Madelynn


    Preschool Teacher
    Mrs. Maddy attended Sierra College and Sac State to become an elementary school teacher but soon after starting, realized her calling was early childhood education. She plans on continuing her education to get a BA in early childhood education in the near future. Since an early age she has always had a passion for working with children and helping their little minds grow. Mrs Maddy has a 2 year old son and loves to take him to the park, play outdoors, and go on adventures together like camping or fishing in their free time.
  •  Tanika


    Pre-K teacher
    Ms. Tanika has been in the early childhood field for over 25 years. Her time in early childhood education has spanned over two continents (North America and Europe) as a military spouse, and she has fostered education as a teacher assistant while also managing her own childcare services out of her home. Ms. Tanika enjoys spending her free time with family and friends and she looks forward to being a part of the Goddard family.
  • Ms Ruth

    Ms Ruth

    Pre-K 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 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.
  •  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.
  • Ms Jehan

    Ms Jehan

    Resource 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!
  • Mr Tony

    Mr Tony

    Resource 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.
  •  Marissa


    Resource Teacher
    Marissa recently graduated from Menlo College, earning her bachelor's degree in psychology and is thrilled to dive into the world of education. Her passion for guiding young minds is backed by years of hands-on experience from high school through college. She's eager to bring her energy and insights to the students and faculty at Goddard, where she's bound to make a meaningful impact!
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