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. 

  •  Heidi

    Heidi

    Onsite Owner/Operator
    Ms. Heidi joined the Goddard School of Arnold as the Onsite Owner in January 2021. Prior to joining the leadership team in Arnold, Heidi worked for Goddard Systems, Inc as a franchise consultant and gained valuable insight into the operation of Goddard Schools throughout the country. With a degree in Psychology and a background in early childhood education, owning and operating a school was a long term goal that was happily achieved. Ms. Heidi values the unique abilities of each child and teacher in the school and strives to create a family-centered approach to learning. When not at the school, Heidi enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
  • Ms Jackie

    Ms Jackie

    Director
    Ms. Jackie started with us as a toddler teacher when we first opened in September 2011. She earned her Associate of Science degree in Early Childhood Development from Chesapeake College and is working towards her Bachelors in Early Childhood Studies from Walden University. She has been working in the early childhood field since 2005. Ms. Jackie has been both a toddler teacher and a preschool teacher. She took on the role of Assistant Director at the Goddard School of Arnold in 2017 and became the Director in June 2022. When it comes to working with children, she loves being a part of their “a-ha moments”. It is rewarding to see children reach their accomplishments and share in their excitement. In her free time, Ms. Jackie loves to go on adventures with her husband and three children, read books, and rewatch her favorite tv shows and movies!
  • Ms Erin

    Ms Erin

    Teacher
    Ms. Erin graduated from Southern High School in Harwood, MD. She has her infant/toddler certification and has been a part of our fabulous teaching team since 2013. She enjoys establishing a connection with each of her children in her care. Ms. Erin also appreciates being a part of their everyday development as they reach their individual milestones and achievements. Outside of the classroom, Ms. Erin enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her family.
  •  Lexy

    Lexy

    Teacher
    Ms. Lexy joined the Goddard School of Arnold in November 2023. Ms. Lexy has 6 years of experience working in early childhood and holds her CDA. When she is not working, Ms. Lexy enjoys watching the children grow and learn in their ways. Seeing them succeed in tasks as they get older and growing individual personalities. When Ms. Lexy is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and doing fun things together.
  •  Kaleigh

    Kaleigh

    Teacher
    Ms. Kaleigh joined the Goddard Arnold team in September 2022. She is new to the child care field, but enjoys children and making connections with them. Ms. Kaleigh enjoys getting to see so many firsts for the children and be apart of their learning experience. In her spare time, Ms. Kaleigh enjoys painting and anything arts and crafts.
  •  Katelyn

    Katelyn

    Teacher
    Ms. Katelyn joined the Goddard School of Arnold in August 2023. She comes to us with 2 years of experience working with young children and some college courses. Ms. Katelyn loves getting to see children grow and watch them achieve milestones. In her free time, Ms. Katelyn likes to hang out with her family, friends, and her kittens.
  •  Sand

    Sand

    Teacher
    Ms. Sand joined our school in July 2023. She comes to us with 7 years of experience working with young children. Ms. Sand completed her 90-hour Infant and Toddler certification from Howard Community College and has two additional years of Early Childhood Education. Her favorite thing about working with young children is seeing them smile when they finally figure out a problem and start understanding cause and effect. In her free time, Ms. Sand likes to play video games, do martial arts, and hang out with her fiance and dog, and cat!
  •  Kelly

    Kelly

    Teacher
    Ms. Kelly joined the Goddard School of Arnold in August 2023. She comes to us with 3 years of experience working in a childcare setting. Ms. Kelly has taken three years of child development courses in high school. Ms. Kelly looks forward to forming bonds and creating relationships with families. In her free time, Ms. Kelly enjoys hiking, watching movies, and visiting museums.
  •  Chloe

    Chloe

    Teacher
    Ms. Chloe joined the Goddard Arnold team in April 2022. Ms. Chloe is new to the field of early childhood education with prior volunteer experience in elementary-aged programs. Ms. Chloe is working on her MD early childhood certifications and looks forward to a long career working with children. She enjoys how excited the children get when they learn new things and their limitless imaginations. In her spare time, Ms. Chloe enjoys reading, knitting, and crochet projects.
  •  Morgan

    Morgan

    Teacher
    Ms. Morgan joined our school in December 2023. She has over 5 years of experience working in the early childhood field. including numerous years working in the childcare center at the Dover Airforce Base. Ms. Morgan loves watching the children grow and helping them learn new things! She enjoys hearing their take on the events around them. In her free time, Ms. Morgan enjoys playing games with friends, reading, writing, and going to the movies.
  • Ms Lauren

    Ms Lauren

    Teacher
    Ms. Lauren graduated from Geneva College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services along with concentrations in education and psychology. Ms. Lauren has over 12 years of experience teaching in the field of early childhood education. She enjoys watching her students meet their developmental milestones and seeing their smiling faces every day. In addition to Ms. Lauren’s love for teaching, she also enjoys crafting, scrapbooking, ballroom dancing, and playing boardgames with her family.
  •  Dakotah

    Dakotah

    Teacher
    Ms. Dakota started with us in December 2023. She comes to us with an Associate's degree from Urshan College. Ms. Dakota has 10 years of experience working in the early childhood field. She loves seeing the children learn and watching their personalities grow. When she is not working with children, she enjoys spending time with her family and crafting.
  •  Jamour

    Jamour

    Teacher
    Ms. Jamour has over four and a half years of experience in the early childhood field along with several courses in Early Childhood Development from Anne Arundel Community College. She enjoys teaching children new and exciting things and seeing their faces light up when they accomplish goals and areas of development. Listening to the children tell stories is her favorite part of working in this field! In her free time, Ms. Jamour loves spending time and doing various activities with her daughter.
  •  Marie

    Marie

    Teacher
    Ms. Marie joined the Goddard School of Arnold in December 2023. She comes to us with over three years of experience working with young children. Ms. Marie loves to form bonds with the children she works with and enjoys seeing them grow as individuals. When she is not working, Ms. Marie loves to hang out with her friends and babysit.
  •  Ana

    Ana

    Teacher
    Ms. Ana joined the Goddard School of Arnold in November 2023. She comes to our school with over 8 years working in the early childhood field. She is currently working towards her degree in Child Education from Liberty University. Her favorite thing about working with young children is watching them grow and the relationships she forms with them along the way. In her free time, Ms. Ana loves to travel and try new foods.
  •  Gabriela

    Gabriela

    Teacher
    Ms. Gabriela joined the Goddard School of Arnold in December 2023. She comes to us with 4 years of child development courses under her belt and several years working in the early childhood field. Ms. Gabriela loves to watch them learn and explore their growing personalities. When she is not at work, Ms. Gabriela enjoys doing anything related to estheticians.
  •  Leah

    Leah

    Teacher
    Ms. Leah joined the Goddard Arnold team in October 2021 after spending 3 years at another Goddard school in the area. She holds a BA in Communications and her CDA in preschool education. Ms. Leah enjoys watching the children learn new skills, feel a sense of accomplishment, and develop their own unique personalities. Ms. Leah is a certified Yoga instructor and enjoys sharing this passion with her class. In her spare time Ms. Leah enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.
  •  Kaitlyn

    Kaitlyn

    Teacher
    Ms. Katie joined The Goddard School of Arnold team in September 2022, after working at another Goddard School in the area for 11 years. She has a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from Salisbury University and has her teaching certificate. Ms. Katie loves the natural curiosity children have toward the world around them, and the excitement they show when coming into the classroom and learning new things. In her spare time, Ms. Katie enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and watching movies.
  •  Gretchen

    Gretchen

    Teacher
    Ms. Gretchen joined our Goddard School of Arnold team in March 2023 after working 3 years in a licensed childcare program and working as a nanny and therapeutic aide. She has her Bachelor's degree in Educational Studies in Special and Elementary Education from Western Governors University. Ms. Gretchen loves watching the children’s curious minds at work and seeing how every day can be magical through their eyes. In her spare time, Ms. Gretchen enjoys drinking coffee, adventuring with her husband, son, and daughter, and spending as much time outside as possible.
  •  Angela

    Angela

    Teacher
    Ms. Angela joined the Goddard Arnold team in August 2022. She is currently enrolled in college with a major in Elementary Education. Having completed child development classes in high school, Ms. Angela felt joining the Goddard team would be an excellent way to utilize her knowledge and prepare her for future teaching in a public school classroom. Ms. Angela enjoys watching children become more knowledgeable about the world around them. In her spare time, she likes playing volleyball, taking her two dogs for walks, and spending time with her family.
  • Ms Cailyn

    Ms Cailyn

    Teacher
    Ms. Cailyn joined the Goddard Arnold team in September 2022 as a high school intern working to complete the hours needed for early childhood education certification. Ms. Cailyn loves seeing children's individual personalities shine and listening to the imaginative conversations that happen throughout the day. In her spare time, Ms. Cailyn enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dog. She also enjoys shopping and playing basketball.
  •  Ja-Keiya

    Ja-Keiya

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Keiya joined the Goddard School of Arnold in February 2024. She comes to our school with over 6 years of experience working with young children. Ms Keiya has interned in numerous schools for children from kindergarten to 5th grade, as well as, working in after-school programs for children of all age groups. Ms. Keiya's favorite part of being a teacher is seeing the children develop and grow as they put all of their enthusiasm into their learning. In her free time, Ms. Keiya enjoys bowling, watching movies, and traveling to the Bahamas to spend time with her family.
  •  Morgan

    Morgan

    Resource Teacher
    We happily welcomed Ms. Morgan to the Goddard School of Arnold in August 2023. Ms. Morgan has four years of experience working in a child care center and was also a nanny two years prior to that. Ms. Morgan's favorite thing about working with young children is watching their little minds shape them into big strong individuals. In her free time, Ms. Morgan loves to go on walks with her family and dog.
  •  Katie

    Katie

    Teacher
    Ms. Katie joined The Goddard School of Arnold team in June 2022. She began her career working with young children in 2000 and went on to earn a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from The University of Maryland College Park. After working in the field for several years Ms. Katie earned her Master's degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Maryland. Katie works full time as a therapist with a private practice group and teaches with our team part time because young children remind her how amazing, loving, and exciting the world can be. In her spare time, Ms. Katie enjoys spending time outdoors, reading, gardening, watching movies, and hanging with her dog and husband.
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