Our Teachers

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

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 Jenny

    Ms Jenny

    On-Site Owner
    Welcome! Jenny Brackett is the on-site owner of The Goddard School of Stamford. Jenny has dedicated her career to providing safe, nurturing and memorable experiences for families and children. After earning both a BS in Nursing and a BA in Creative Writing and English from New York University, Jenny spent many years as a Labor and Delivery Nurse in New York City, skillfully managing one of life’s most important milestone events. As our on-site owner, she continues to earn the trust of families as she fosters the care of the social, emotional, intellectual and physical development of children through providing the highest quality preschool experience. In her free time, Jenny is a bibliophile and avid reader and spends time with her family. “Our parents have peace of mind knowing that the Goddard School of Stamford safely supports their children as they learn, grow and thrive from their first steps to their first day of kindergarten.”
  • Mr Toby

    Mr Toby

    Owner
    Hello Families! Toby Noyes is proud to be part of the ownership team of The Goddard School of Stamford and is committed to providing the highest quality preschool experience to the children of the Stamford community. He and his wife of 28 years, Heather, are parents of two grown daughters, Hannah and Lilah. Toby has always understood the importance of early childhood education and since 2013 he has also been an owner of the Goddard School of Clarksburg, Maryland. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Kenyon College and has over 35 years of extensive experience in business management and development. Toby has been a leader on several boards and local organizations that focus on education and child abuse prevention. In addition, he has been involved with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) which helps children with Type 1 Diabetes. During his free time Toby enjoys gardening, playing golf, fishing and cooking. He is also an avid Rangers fan.
  • Ms Cynthia

    Ms Cynthia

    Director of Education
    Ms. Cyndy Lopez manages our Curriculum and provides support to our teachers through mentoring and training. She has dedicated her career to Learning and Development at the beginning of her career with adults as a Human Resources Executive and in the field of Early Childhood Development since 2016. She has a degree in Pedagogy from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City, a STEAM Certification and a lot of outdoor teaching experience. She was born and raised in Mexico and has lived near the water most of her life which is her happy place. She has lived in the Stamford area since 2003 and is an active member of the community through Stamford Public Schools. She spends her free time enjoying the outdoors with her husband and her 3 kids. “I choose to spend time with children because of their loving and trusting nature and to make sure that kindness is all around them”
  • Ms Caitlyn

    Ms Caitlyn

    Teacher
    Cait has specialties in Arts & Music. She is pursuing a career in Mortuary Science with a Major in Microbiology & Grief Counseling. She has been teaching and working with children for over 20 years. She loves how curious and naturally funny children can be. Ms. Cait hopes to model confidence, pride, humor and kindness.
  • Ms Maureen

    Ms Maureen

    Assistant Director
    Maureen has a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and a Master's in Art Education. She has been teaching for 8 years. She loves seeing children grow throughout the year. Ms. Maureen hopes to model kindness as it goes a long way.
  • Ms Kerrie

    Ms Kerrie

    Teacher
    Kerrie has her bachelor's degree in Social Sciences and the Arts and 60 credits in Early Childhood. She has been teaching for 10 years. She loves to see children learn, grow and accomplish new things. Ms. Kerrie hopes to model what kindness looks like and show them that they never stop learning.
  • Ms Laura

    Ms Laura

    Teacher
    Laura has her bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and an associate's degree in Speech Pathology. She has been teaching preschool for 4 years. She loves the everyday adventures she has with children. Ms. Laura hopes to model openness and creativity.
  • Ms Desiree

    Ms Desiree

    Teacher
    Desiree is a paraprofessional and is going back to school to become a Board-Certified Behavioral Analyst. She has been teaching preschool for 5 years. She loves children's smiling faces and their achievements. Ms. Desiree hopes to model creativity, independence and appropriate expression of feelings.
  • Ms Khrystyna

    Ms Khrystyna

    Teacher
    Khrystyna has a Master's Degree in Ukranian and English Philology and Teaching. She has been working with children for 7 years. She loves that every child has their own personality. Ms. Khrystyna hopes to model open mindedness, critical thinking and positive attitude.
  • Ms Gissell

    Ms Gissell

    Teacher
    Gissell has her bachelor's degree in Science Psychology with an emphasis in Clinical Psychology. She has been working with children for 7 years. She loves children's enthusiasm, creativity and sense of humor. Ms. Gissell hopes to model adaptability, creativity and empathy.
  • Ms Monique

    Ms Monique

    Teacher
    Monique is enrolling to pursue her degree in Early Childhood. She has been teaching Preschool / Pre-K for 3 years. She enjoys being able to see the children develop and grow as they reach different milestones. Ms. Monique hopes to model sharing, being friendly and comfortable.
  • Ms Sabrina N.

    Ms Sabrina N.

    Teacher
    Sabrina is pursuing an associate's degree in General Studies. She has been teaching preschool for 1 year. She loves to see children's excitement when they come to school. Ms. Sabrina hopes to model patience, empathy and creativity.
  • Ms Carla

    Ms Carla

    Lead Teacher
    Carla has her bachelor's degree in Visual Communication and is pursuing an associate's degree in Psychology. She has been teaching for 7 years. She loves to observe the children's process of exploration and curiosity. Ms. Carla hopes to model emotional intelligence.
  • Ms Sejalben

    Ms Sejalben

    Teacher
    Sejal has an associate's degree in Accounting. She has been teaching for 2 years. She loves playing and doing projects with children. Ms. Sejal hopes to model staying happy and healthy, being respectful and kind to others.
  • Ms Xiomara

    Ms Xiomara

    Teacher
    Xio has her associate's degree in Graphic Design. She has been working with kids for 3 years. She loves how pure and innocent they are. Ms. Xio hopes to model fun while learning and inspiration.
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