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.


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. 

  • Miss Harpreet

    Miss Harpreet

    On - Site owner
    As the owner of The Goddard School in Rocky Hill, Harpreet is proud to be part of a vibrant community and to be offering a unique nurturing approach to give children the opportunity to develop into a joyful, confident learner and prepare them for success in school and in life. Harpreet comes to Goddard with a varied professional experience in the field of Architecture, Teaching, and owning a Small Business. Having a strong education background and going through the wonderful experience of raising 2 beautiful daughters, Harpreet believes that providing right environment for mental as well as physical growth of kids is crucial. Welcome to The Goddard School Family!
  • Miss Seema

    Miss Seema

    On - Site Owner
    Seema is proud to be one of the owners of this Goddard school in Rocky Hill. Seema enjoys working with kids and loves to see them having fun. She believes in providing them with safe and nurturing environment to keep them happy and healthy. Seema has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering. She loves to travel along with her family, and they enjoy the beach and water sports. In her spare time, Seema enjoys listening to music and cooking. She looks forward to serving the community in and around Rocky Hill area!
  • Miss Gina

    Miss Gina

    Gina has a BA in Early Childhood Studies and has been in the field since 1991. Gina has held a director position for the past 15 years. She holds a Consultant Certification with the Office of Early Childhood as well as a Head Teacher Certification. Gina has 5 children of her own and enjoys their family adventures together. Gina looks forward to being a part of the Goddard School.
  •  Sandra


    Assistant Director
    Sandra has an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education and Psychology and has been working with children for over 20 years. She holds a head teacher certificate in CT and MA. Sandra enjoys reading and spending time with her family. Sandra is very excited to be a part of the Goddard Team!
  •  Catherine


    Cathy started working in early education facilities in 1987. She holds an ECE degree and a Master’s Degree in Psychology. She worked with various ages ranging from birth to 21. However, she always finds her way back to teaching infants! In her free time, she loves to spend time with her three children and two grandchildren. Her favorite children’s authors re Sandra Boynton and Tomie dePaola.
  •  Yaricelis


    Assistant Teacher
    Yari is attending Goodwin University and studying nursing. Her goal is to become a neonatal nurse as she loves working with infants. She has always loved working with infants because she loves to see them grow and watch their creativity. In her free time, she loves to paint, tie-dye and be with family. Her favorite children’s book is “The Rainbow Fish” by Marcus Pfister.
  •  Kailey


    Kailey enjoys working with children and letting them be creative. In her free time she loves to take her daughter out to explore and see new things. She also enjoys binging her favorite shows and playing with her dog.
  •  Richa


    infant teacher
    Ms. Richa has a bachelors degree in education and previously worked as a teacher. She has always been fond of working with children, it has been immensely joyful and satisfactory and given her sense of belonging and fulfillment. Her friends and family describe her as patient, kind, and hardworking and as they say "Once a teacher always a teacher". Ms. Richa is incredibly grateful to be working in the childcare field and strives to help the children with their growth and develpment. Its a pleasure to work with the kids and the staff at the Goddard School.
  • Miss Angela

    Miss Angela

    Miss Angela has been working in the early childhood education field since 2013. In the last 5 years she's worked as a toddler teacher for ESPN Kids Center before becoming apart of the Goddard family. She is currently enrolled in an online program at Penn Foster to earn her Associates. Angela is also a certified para educator in the state of Connecticut. She has two kids of her own a beautiful girl Madelyn and son Jonathan Jr. When she is not working, Angela enjoys traveling. She has visited many countries/states. Angela's favorite part about being an educator is the ability to positively impact a child’s life for the better, forever!
  • Miss Priscilla

    Miss Priscilla

    Assistant Teacher
    Priscilla has a BA degree in Education. She has been working with Children of all ages since 2008. Priscilla enjoys working in this field because she loves being part of a child’s first experience. In her free time Priscilla loves reading, cooking and going camping with her family. Priscilla is very happy to be part of The Goddard School Team and is looking forward to getting to know all the children and families.
  •  Prarthana


    Assistant Teacher
    Prarthana was born in Paris,France and moved to Connecticut in 2015. She is attending University online for Business Management. In her free time she enjoys shopping, movies and spending time with her family. She is excited to be a part of the Goddard Family!
  •  Melissa


    Melissa started working in the early childhood field in 2022. She likes to work with children because she gets to help and observe children learn new things. She also loves the opportunity to help each child grow! In her free time, she likes playing with her son and crochet. Melissa can’t just choose one favorite book as she loves reading them all to her son!
  •  Stephanie


    Assistant teacher
    Stephanie began working with children at a young age by babysitting her family. She enjoyed reading with them, playing, and going to the park. This began her journey into childcare. Stephanie enjoys helping and watching the children grow. In her free time Stephanie likes to go shopping and play video games!!
  • Miss Pritha

    Miss Pritha

    Pritha has a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. She enjoys working with kids and being a part of their early life. Pritha finds it so rewarding to see the kids grow and explore new things. In her free time, Pritha, spends time with family and enjoys reading novels and autobiographies. Pritha is happy to be a part of the Goddard family and help provide a safe and happy environment to our little friends.
  • Miss Alicia

    Miss Alicia

    Alicia is always excited to welcome families to the Get Set program! Her main focus is providing an environment where children can learn and grow. She provides strong relationships with families by communicating regularly with them. Alicia received her CDA in 2020 and in her free time she loves baking, reading, and going camping with her family! Her favorite children's books are "Oh The Places You'll Go!" and "The Giving Tree".
  •  Marlene


    Get Set
    Miss. Marlene is a recent graduate. She enjoys working with children and helping them explore and learn. In her free time she like to cook, be with her family, and go out with her friends.
  •  Nagalakshmi


    Lakshmi has a Bachelor's degree in Education and Chemistry. She loves to work with children and help to educate and shape their growing minds. She loves to spend time with her family and read. Lakshmi is very happy to be a part of the Goddard family!!
  • Miss Nora

    Miss Nora

    Nora is a passionate teacher with aspirations in being a public school teacher, she is currently in her Junior year of college for her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She has always enjoyed working with kids. Her first job was working in a private daycare since 2012. Nora's philosophy is “children learn best when they are engaged and having fun!”. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family. Her favorite book is called “It’s Okay to Be Different” by Todd Parr.
  • Miss Robyn

    Miss Robyn

    Robyn has been an early childhood educator since 2010. Robyn loves teaching young children and finds it very rewarding to be a part of a child's growth into becoming their own unique person! In addition to academics, Robyn's goals are to inspire positivism, self esteem and build relationships; as well as providing many different quality learning experiences. In her spare time Robyn likes to spend time with my family, read, write, and work on creative projects! Robyn loves to read, and has several favorite children's books, especially the Pete The Cat stories by Eric Litwin and James Dean. Robyn also enjoys books by Dr. Seuss, Mo Willems, and Eric Carle.
  •  Chance


    Chance grew up in New York and moved to Connecticut. For the past few years he has pursued his dream of working with children as a preschool teacher. He enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music, and playing basketball.
  •  Rosa


    Miss. Rosa just recently joined The Goddard family and is exicited to learn about our little friends and watch them develop and grow. Miss. Rosa has been working with children since the age of 14, she has 14 nieces and nephews and 23 great nieces and nephews. In her free time she loves to spend time with her grandson, cooking, crafting, and going on road trips. Miss. Rosa's favorite book is "Grandma loves me".
  •  Cassandra


    Resource Teacher
    Cass has been working in the early childcare field since 2017 and has been teaching children dance since 2015. Cass is majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Math at Eastern Connecticut State University. Cass believes working with children is one of the most joyful and rewarding jobs. She loves watching each and every child learn and grow! In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family and friends, go skiing, go to the beach and dance. One of her favorites children’s books is A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon.
  •  Johanna


    Johanna graduated from Post University in 2020 with an associate’s degree in the Daily Science of Child Education. She has been working in early childcare facilities since 2020. Johanna enjoys teaching because it allows her to interact with various ages and watch them grow. In her free time, she enjoys going on nature trail walks with her family. Her favorite children’s book is “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle.
  • Miss Ann

    Miss Ann

    Resource Teacher
    Ann is excited to be joining the team and working with the children. The best parts about working with children is their optimism, creativity, and thoughtfulness. Ann believes that, Watching children grow in their learning and getting to be a part of it is very rewarding. Ann I also work as a recreation coordinator at a campground on the weekends.
  •  Nasharee


    first steps
    Miss. Nash comes to us after working with children with Autism and ADHD. She is a mother of two beautiful kiddos named Paisley and Micah! Working with children has become very beneficial to her life. She enjoys learning different educational studies to bring home to her own children. Her favorite color is Yellow and she would trade her life savings for a good pasta!!!
  •  Alyssa


    Miss. Alyssa is currently a full time student pursuing a bachelors degree in business and entrepreneurship. Miss. Alyssa has worked with children since 2021 and believes she has found her calling with teaching children. She loves being able to care and teach the children in her classroom. Miss. Alyssa is a huge book lover and all things to do with art. She is super excited to work here at Goddard!!
  •  Jalexa


    Miss. Jalexa has been working in the childcare field since high school! When she graduated high school, she got her first job in a childcare center. She loves helping kids learn new things and to see them grow. Miss. Jalexa is also a mom to a beautiful 2-year-old girl! She has always dreamed of being a teacher and is so thankful for this opportunity!
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