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. 

  •  Neel & Dolon

    Neel & Dolon

    After three decades as a consultant, manager and executive in software companies, it became clear to Neel that education is the most important ingredient to improve lives. Foundation of higher education is high-quality early childhood education. After carefully considering several options Neel and Dolon chose The Goddard School because of its unsurpassed reputation of play based learning curriculum. The Goddard School has been rated #1 in early childhood education every year since 2000 and enjoys an excellent national reputation. Neel earned a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA in Finance and Automated Systems from highly reputed universities in India. Over the last decade, he was part of an executive management team, as a Director and Vice President of worldwide consulting operations in 5 continents. Neel and Dolon are married for 30 years and raised two children. Their daughter earned a degree in Bioengineering and their son is studying Computer Science Engineering. Dolon has been intimately involved in shaping the school with the finer details and selecting teachers. They look forward to getting to know you and your family!
  • Ms Lisa

    Ms Lisa

    Education Director
    Educational Background: Lisa has her Associate degree in Child Development from Joliet Junior College. Experience in Early Childhood Education: Lisa has 14 years of experience working in Early Childhood Education. Lisa is a qualified Director Designee. Certifications: Lisa is trained in SIDS/SBS, Food Handling, Sexual Abuse Awareness, Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, Mandated Reporter
  • Ms Jada

    Ms Jada

    Lead Teacher
    Educational Background: Jada is currently pursuing her Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education. Experience in Early Childhood Education: Jada has 3 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. Certifications: Jada is trained in SBS/SIDS,Food Handling, Mandated Reporter, Sexual Abuse Awareness, Emergency and Disaster Preparedness.
  • Ms Olivia

    Ms Olivia

    Assistant Teacher
    Educational Background: Olivia is currently studying Early Childhood Education at Joliet Junior College. Experience in Early Childhood Education: Olivia has 2 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. Certifications: Olivia is trained in SIDS/SBS, Mandated Reporter, Food Handling, Sexual Abuse Awareness, Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
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