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 Rita

    Ms Rita

    owner
    Rita is excited to open the Goddard School in Annapolis. The philosophy of the Goddard School is what drew her to open her own school. She finished her graduate degree from Howard University and has lived in Maryland most of her life. She is committed to providing a warm nurturing environment with age appropriate fun play based curriculum. She strongly feels it is a privilege to have the honor to impact young minds with stimulating curriculum. She looks forward to showing you her school. "Our children are born with all the wonders they will need. Our job is not to take it away"
  •  Dhvani

    Dhvani

    Director
    Dhvani has been with our Goddard team since May of 2022 and has three years of experience in the childcare field. Dhvani is deeply committed to maintaining a strong connection with parents and the local community. She understands the importance of collaboration between educators and families in creating a holistic learning environment. In her free time, Dhvani can be found going on solo adventures and exploring different cities!
  •  April

    April

    Teacher
    Ms. April comes with her higher education in early childhood education. She has a toddler herself leading to her knowledge and love for taking care of the 'terrible twos'. Her passion (as quite as she is) is so wonderful to see.
  • Ms Emily

    Ms Emily

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Emily has been with our Goddard team since January of 2022 and came to us with ten years of experience in the childcare field. Ms. Emily loves cats, football and her seven grandchildren. During her free time, she can be found thrift shopping or taking a nap!
  • Ms Leslie

    Ms Leslie

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Leslie is our vibrant 2-Year-Old Turtles Teacher! With a heart full of enthusiasm for early childhood education, Leslie creates a warm and nurturing space for our littlest learners. She has over 15 years of experience in early childhood education, with a Bachelors Degree in family studies and human development. Her creativity, patience, and playful approach ensure that each day is filled with joy, exploration, and growth. Outside of work, Ms. Leslie is the founder of The Benjamin Mario Shadrick Foundation, a non-profit committed to help children all across the globe.
  • Ms KeiOwna

    Ms KeiOwna

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. KeiOwna has been with our Goddard team since January of 2022 and came to us with two years of experience in the childcare field. Ms. KeiOwna is a mom to a beautiful baby boy. She loves kids and is pursuing it as her career. Childcare means a lot to her. She really loves to teach and loves helping children meet their developmental goals and milestones. During her free time, she can be found doing laundry, going grocery shopping and walking her poodle, CoCo!
  •  Iyonna

    Iyonna

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Iyonna has almost two years experience in early childhood education. She loves working with children. The first time she knew she wanted to teach in early education was when she was in fifth grade. She made it known to an entire audience that she wanted to teach in early childhood education and continues to pursue her goal. Her favorite childhood book was Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss!
  •  Jalisa

    Jalisa

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Jalisa is one of our Infant teachers who has 2 years of early childhood education experience. After her two cousins were born, she knew childcare was the right career path for her. Seeing a baby hit their milestones is an incredible feeling for Ms. Jalisa. During her free time, you can find Ms. Jalisa spending time with her son, shopping, or enjoying nature.
  •  Robbi-Nicole

    Robbi-Nicole

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Robbi has been with our team since May of 2022.
  •  Christiahna

    Christiahna

    Aide
    Ms. Christiahna has one year experience in Early Childhood Education and three years of experience in coaching gymnastics for children. Growing up, she was in the sport of gymnastics which led her to become a coach for young children. That is where she found her love for teaching. She then became a teacher's aide and has been teaching in early education for over a year now. Some fun facts: her favorite children's book growing up was The Chronicles of Narnia and a game she would play a lot as a kid was Candy Land and UNO.
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