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. 

  • Mr Scott

    Mr Scott

    Owner
    Scott Sheldon and his wife, Tracy, are proud to be Oviedo residents. Tracy was raised in this community and they have a beautiful eight-year old daughter named Ashlyn. He is honored to bring The Goddard School to Oviedo and the surrounding communities. Scott graduated with a civil engineering degree from UCF and an MBA from the University of Florida. “My family and I are excited to be part of the Oviedo community. To bring such a high quality pre-school program to our families is truly a blessing.”
  • Ms Kelly

    Ms Kelly

    Director of Operations
    Kelly Lederer is a Director of Operations with over 14 years of experience working at Goddard schools. After graduating from St. John’s University with her Master’s degree in Education, Kelly began teaching special needs students in her hometown of Long Island before settling in the Central Florida area with her husband, Adam. Kelly’s upbeat and positive personality makes her an exceptional leader in the Early Childhood Education field. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time at Disney World with her husband and two daughters, Kaitlyn and Brianna.
  • Ms Jasmyn

    Ms Jasmyn

    Director of Education
    Jasmyn Brandt is a Director of Education with over 8 years of experience working at Goddard schools. After graduating from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, Jasmyn worked with the public school system as a guest speaker on health and nutrition for a few years before deciding to teach. Jasmyn’s experience teaching VPK has given her the ability to aide teachers in implementing creative and engaging lessons that, not only meet our strict curriculum standards, but, create a safe and fun learning environment for our students. On her days off, Jasmyn enjoys going on adventures with her husband, Jacob, and two children, Jordyn and Jonavan.
  • Ms Samantha

    Ms Samantha

    Assistant Director
    Sam Knight is an Assistant Director with 10+ years of experience working in the Early Childhood Education field. After graduating from SUNY OCCC with her Associate degree in Liberal Arts, Sam continued growing in the ECE industry by obtaining her National Administrator Credential. Having grown up with a family of 7 in Oviedo, Sam’s passion for children began at a young age. Samantha and her husband, Davon, recently welcomed baby Peyton into the world and look forward to watching her learn and grow with The Goddard School for years to come as they expand their family in Central Florida.
  • Ms Susan

    Ms Susan

    Infant Teacher
    Susan joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2018. After completing her DCF 45 Hours, Susan continued expanding her education and training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR and Medication Administration. FUN FACT: “I ENJOY SPENDING TIME WITH MY FAMILY!”
  • Ms Jordan

    Ms Jordan

    Infant Teacher
    Jordan joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2022. After graduating from Hagerty High School, Jordan continued expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I ENJOY HAVING GIRL TIME WITH MY FRIENDS!”
  • Ms Ella

    Ms Ella

    Infant Teacher
    Ella joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2023, continuing her career in the Early Childhood Education field. After graduating high school, Ella continued expanding her education and training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I’M THE FIRST OF 19 GRANDCHILDREN AND I LOVE HORSEBACK RIDING!”
  • Ms Brandi

    Ms Brandi

    Pre-Toddler Teacher
    Brandi joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2022. Brandi has been working in early childcare since 2015 and continues expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, CDA, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I LOVE MAKING CRAFTS AND BEING CREATIVE!”
  • Ms Cecilia

    Ms Cecilia

    Toddler Teacher
    Cecilia joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2019. After completing her Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education, Cecilia continued expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I LOVE SPENDING
  • Ms Meaghan

    Ms Meaghan

    Toddler Teacher
    Meaghan joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2022. After completing her Bachelor Degree in Creative Writing, Meaghan continued expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I’M IN THE PROCESS OF WRITING A NOVEL!”
  • Ms Kali

    Ms Kali

    Toddler Teacher
    Kali joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2018. After completing her Associate Degree, Kali continued expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF Staff Credential. FUN FACT: “I LOVE LISTENING TO SPOKEN POETRY!”
  • Ms Alexandra

    Ms Alexandra

    Toddler Teacher
    Alex joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2022. Alex is currently working towards her Bachelor Degree in Psychology at UCF and is expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF Staff 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I’M A PROUD MEMBER OF UCF’S ENGLISH HONOR SOCIETY AND SCIENCE HONOR SOCIETY.”
  • Ms Priscilla

    Ms Priscilla

    Preschool Teacher
    Priscilla joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2021. Priscilla obtained an Early Childhood Education Certificate from NY and has expanded her training by obtaining other certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF Staff 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I WAS A GOALIE FOR MY FIELD HOCKEY AND LACROSSE TEAMS IN SCHOOL!”
  • Ms Cindy

    Ms Cindy

    Preschool Teacher
    Cindy joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2023. After Bachelor's Degree, Cindy continued expanding her training by obtaining her FDOE Teaching Certification, First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: "I love spending time outdoor with my family...the 2 furbabies included!"
  • Ms Nevin

    Ms Nevin

    Preschool Teacher
    Nevin joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2018. After completing her Bachelor of Science Degree, Nevin continued expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I’M EYGPTIAN AND LOVE VISITING MY COUNTRY EVERY YEAR!”
  • Ms Josefina

    Ms Josefina

    Preschool Teacher
    Fifa joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2021. Fifa obtained her DCF 45 Hours and managed to expand her training further by obtaining other certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and Severe Allergy Training. FUN FACT: “I LOVE ACTING SILLY WITH MY STUDENTS!”
  • Ms Shea

    Ms Shea

    Preschool Teacher
    Shea joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2017. After completing her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English, Shea continued expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I LOVE GARDENING AND TAKING PHOTOGRAPHS OF NATURE!”
  • Ms Megan

    Ms Megan

    Preschool Teacher
    Megan joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2021. Megan obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and expanded her training by obtaining other certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, Severe Allergy Training, and DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I LOVE MAKING BRACELETS, PLAYING BASKETBALL, AND GONG TO STATE PARKS!” FUN FACT: “I LOVE MAKING BRACELETS, PLAYING BASKETBALL, AND GONG TO SKATE PARKS!”
  • Ms Catherine

    Ms Catherine

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
    Cathy joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2021. After completing certifications in Child Development & Childcare Center Management, Cathy continued expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I’M A HUGE ANIMAL LOVER! I ALSO LOVE TO TRAVEL AND AM DOUBLE JOINTED!”
  • Ms Amanda

    Ms Amanda

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
    Amanda joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2021. Amanda obtained her Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education and expanded her training further by obtaining other certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, Severe Allergy Training, and DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “MY FAVORITE SPORT IS HOCKEY!”
  • Ms Jessica

    Ms Jessica

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
    Jessica joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2019. After completing her DCF 45 Hours, Jessica continued expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and Severe Allergy Training. FUN FACT: “I HAVE TWO BLACK LABS NAMED LUKE AND LEIA! I ALSO LOVE TO BAKE!”
  • Ms Janice

    Ms Janice

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
    Janice joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2021. After earning her Child Development Associate Credential, Janice continued expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: "I’M A HUGE FAN OF HELLO KITTY AND SANRIO PRODUCTS!"
  • Mrs Danielle

    Mrs Danielle

    Kindergarten Teacher
    Danielle joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2018. After completing her Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education, Danielle continued expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, Severe Allergy Training, Director Credential, and Staff Credential. FUN FACT: “I’M A BIG CAT LOVER!”
  • Ms Caridad

    Ms Caridad

    Resource Teacher
    Cari joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2023, continuing her career in the Early Childhood Education field. After graduating college in Puerto Rico, Cari continued expanding her education and training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I LOVE TO SHOP!”
  • Ms Jamie

    Ms Jamie

    Resource Teacher
    Jamie joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2021. While working towards her Bachelor Degree at UCF, Jamie has continued to expand her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: JAMIE HAS A BLUE BELT IN JIU JITSU!
  • Ms Annalisa

    Ms Annalisa

    Assistant Teacher
    Annalisa joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2019. Annalisa has earned her Associate Degree and has continued to expand her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: "I AM FLUENT IN ITALIAN...CIAO!"
  • Ms Hannah

    Ms Hannah

    Resource Teacher
    Hannah joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2023, beginning her career in the Early Childhood Education field. While working towards her degree, Hannah continued expanding her education and training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 Hours. FUN FACT: “I LOVE GOING TO THE BEACH!”
  • Ms Prathiba

    Ms Prathiba

    Assistant Teacher
    Prathiba joined the Goddard School of Oviedo in 2023. After earning her Masters Degree, Prathiba continued expanding her training by obtaining certifications such as First Aid & CPR, Medication Administration, and her DCF 45 hours. FUN FACT: “I GREW UP IN INDIA!”
  •  Code of Ethics

    Code of Ethics

    Our Promise To You
    We pride ourselves in maintaining a safe, nurturing environment so your children can thrive and learn in a school with professional educators whose top priority is ensuring the health and safety of each student. For details on our standards and practices, copy and paste this link in your browser to read our Code of Ethics : https://acrobat.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:b626ad2b-0b14-3c49-ad54-ca4f5e85f7ad
  •  Tuition & Scholarships

    Tuition & Scholarships

    Kindergarten & Pre-K Programs
    The Goddard School is now accepting the Family Empowerment Scholarship for our Private Kindergarten and VPK programs! Full-time tuition rates for our programs are $888/month for Kindergarten and $1,234/month for Pre-K with a $100 one-time registration fee and $100 yearly supply fee. Contact us for more information on availability and tour scheduling!
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