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. 

  •  Mr. Eric and Ms. Brenda

    Mr. Eric and Ms. Brenda

    Hello Parents and Parent to Be! We are the on-site owners and are very excited to be a part of The Goddard School® family! Ms. Brenda has a degree in Sociology and is dedicated to ensuring the highest quality academic, social and emotional care for your children. Mr. Eric has a degree in Health and Physical Education as well as experience as a Goddard Teacher, Director and has worked for Goddard Systems, Inc for many years. We both enjoy working with children and are proud parents of two boys so we recognize the importance of presenting a consistent and robust curriculum, in a safe and nurturing environment!
  • Ms Amy

    Ms Amy

    Educational Director
    Hello Families! I am the Educational Director here at the Goddard School in Bel Air! I received my degree in Early Childhood from Frostburg State University and have been working with children since 2006. I have been with Goddard since February of 2014 where I started as a toddler teacher. As the Educational Director, I oversee everything in the classroom. I help guide the teachers in many different ways including lesson planning and daily schedules. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my two boys, who both attended Goddard! I look forward to meeting all of our new families!
  • Ms Patty

    Ms Patty

    Operational Manager
    Hello Parents! I am the Operational Director at The Goddard School and I have been with Goddard since 2013! I have been teaching and loving children for over 25 years and I owned my own Center for 18 years in Kingsville, MD. I wear many different hats here but in particular I make sure all forms, State and Goddard are correct, ensure the health and safety standards are top notch, handle all Childcare Aware Military certificates and provide the weekly emails to all the families. I'm also a proud mother of two daughters and a beautiful granddaughter and two grandsons who also attended Goddard. I believe education is the most powerful tool we can use to change the world!
  • Ms Annie

    Ms Annie

    Hi I’m Ms. Annie and I am proud to be a team member at Goddard since 2016! I work in the Infant Baby Bear room. I hold my 90 hour Preschool Certificate and my Infant/Toddler Certificate. I have also worked as a nanny for many years. I will continue my education to be the best caregiver I can be. I am an only child who grew up with a great and loving extended family. I love children and have always wanted this to be my career. I look forward to spending my days loving and taking care of your children.
  • Ms Jenn

    Ms Jenn

    Greetings Goddard Families, I am Ms. Jennifer! I have been with Goddard since October 2021. I am a mother of two beautiful girls and with my Highschool sweetheart. I have always had a passion to teach since an early age. I have taught in a professional child care center for over 18 years. I hold my Childhood Development Associate Certificate in Infant and Toddlers as well as my 90 Hour Preschool, Medication Administration, and CPR & First Aid Certifications. I believe that children learn best when taught hands-on through play and interaction. I also believe it takes a strong parent and teacher community to raise a child. I look forward in building a relationship with the families here at Goddard!
  • Ms Beth

    Ms Beth

    First Steps
    Hello! My name is Ms. Beth and I am a Pre-Toddler teacher in the Happy Hippo Room. I have worked for Goddard for a several of years and I absolutely love it! I moved to Bel Air from Bare Hills, MD where I also taught in the infant room. I have been at this Goddard since 2019. I hold my Associates Degree in Early Childhood and both my 90 hour Preschool Certificate and my 45 Hour Infant and Toddler Certificates. I have a little girl who is amazing and also attends our school! In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, going to the beach or pool and spending time with by family and friends. I look forward to meeting you!
  • Ms Savannah

    Ms Savannah

    First Steps
    Hello parents! I have been here with Goddard since January 2023 but have working in this industry for several years. I have lots of experience with children, as I used to coach cheerleading and provided student tutoring. I’m CPR and First Aid Certified and hold my 90 Hour Preschool and 45 Infant and Toddler Certifications. I am currently attending college to earn my Elementary Education Degree. I’m very excited to be working here and helping your child learn and grow!
  • Ms Ana

    Ms Ana

    Hello Parents, my name is Ms. Ana, and I am the Teacher in the Lively Lion classroom and I have been with Goddard since March 2023! I have several years of experience working with children of all ages. My dream has always been to work with children. I have loved kids since I was teenager. I am a fluent speaker of both English and Spanish. On my free time, I like to go out with my friends and spend time with my family. I also love to travel, it’s one of my favorite things to do. I also have two beautiful children. I am so excited to be part of The Goddard School family. My goals are to ensure that your child is growing and learning in a safe, fun, and effective environment. I will encourage them to always do their best. I am thankful I get to be a part of your child’s learning adventures!
  • Ms Linda

    Ms Linda

    Hello Families! I'm Ms. Linda! I have been with Goddard since May 2021. I have over 23 years of experience working with children. I love children and enjoy watching them learn and grow. I’ve worked for the Baltimore City Public Schools as a Paraprofessional and have worked for various daycare centers. I have my 90-hour certification, 45-hour Infant and Toddler certification, CDA in Infant and Toddlers along with my CPR and First Aide certification. I am excited to meet your family!
  • Ms Sydnie

    Ms Sydnie

    Hello Goddard Families! My name is Ms. Sydnie and I am so happy to have the opportunity to work with each one of your children! I have been working with children for several years and it is an absolute joy to watch them explore and learn about the world around them. I started with Goddard in September 2023! I currently hold my 90 hour Preschool and 45 hour Infant and Toddler Certifications. I am excited to make school a fun and inviting environment for your child!
  • Ms Ashlie

    Ms Ashlie

    Get Set
    Hello parents! I have been with Goddard since January 2022. I love learning new ideas and implementing them in my teaching experiences. I am CPR and First Aid certified and hold my 90-hour Preschool and 45 hour Infant and Toddler Certificate. I am currently taking Phlebotomy classes and studying to become a Medical Assistant. I cannot wait to get to know you and your child more while having hands on learning experiences with every child. I enjoy watching all my kiddos grow!
  • Ms Maddie

    Ms Maddie

    Get Set
    Hi, my name is Ms. Maddie! I have been working at Goddard since August 2021. I hold my 90 Hour Certificate that I obtained through the Working with Children Program. I am currently attending college and majoring in Criminal Justice. I am also CPR and First Aid certified. Ever since my working with children program, I have loved watching children learn, grow, and achieve new milestones. It is a great feeling knowing I was part of that.
  • Ms Jillian

    Ms Jillian

    Hello Everyone! My name is Ms. Jillian and I am a teacher in the Preschool Elegant Elephant room. I have been with Goddard since July 2017! I have many years experience working with young children. I am currently attending college and pursuing my Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. I currently hold my 90 Hour Early Childhood Certificate and my 45 Hour Infant and Toddler Certificate. I love watching the children I teach grow and have fun! The best part of my day is when the children give hugs, smiles and high-fives before they leave for the day!
  • Ms Jess

    Ms Jess

    Hello, I am Ms. Jess! I have been with The Goddard School since August 2021. I am so excited to meet your child and teach them fun lessons! I hold my 90-hour Preschool Certification and love teaching and being in an environment filled with children! I love creating challenging and fun lessons that help develop your child’s minds. I look forward to seeing all your smiling faces and and meeting your family! When I’m not in the classroom you will find me on the beach or spending time with my family and boyfriend.
  • Ms Destiny

    Ms Destiny

    Greetings Spunky Monkey Families! My name is Ms. Destiny and I am so excited for this opportunity to get to know each and every one of your bright children! I have been with Goddard since January 2019! Working with children has always been my number one dream and goal. I love to learn how each child's mind can grow and expand! With my Preschool and Infant and Toddler Certifications along with different teaching experiences, I hope to bring much creativity and new learning challenges for each child. Art and hands on learning is my favorite thing to do with the children- so get ready for some amazing projects to come home! I look forward to creating a bond with every family and to have a very successful school year!
  • Ms Linda

    Ms Linda

    Hello parents, my name is Ms. Linda and I have been teaching since 2012. I am a mother of five energetic, very busy children. We are new to Maryland, all the way from Texas and are loving all the greenery that surrounds us here! I have been with Goddard since August 2022. My passion has always been Early Education. I am working towards earning my CDA so I can continue my even further. I currently hold my CPR/First Aid training and my 90 Hour Preschool Certification. I love watching children grow and achieve new milestones and know that I had a part in. I am excited to be on this journey with you and your child!
  • Ms Melanie

    Ms Melanie

    Hello Families! My name is Ms. Melanie and I recently moved to Maryland from the sunny State of Florida. I joined this Team in September 2023. I have worked in childcare for several years and I love getting to know each child! It is an amazing sight to watch them grow and learn! I hold many certifications from the State of Florida and look forward to working in Maryland!
  • Ms Trinity

    Ms Trinity

    "Hi Families! My name is Ms. Trinity and I started with Goddard immediately after the 2023 Winter break. I have a background in ABA therapy, working with children on the Autism spectrum, as well as being involved in foster care. I am currently working towards my AA majoring in Psychology, set to graduate this upcoming May of 2024! Afterwards, I’ll be applying for a two-year program in Early Childhood Education. I’d like to specialize in Special Education. I pride myself in being extremely personable when it comes to children, finding it very easy for me to connect with them and to build a comfortable relationship right away. In my free time, I enjoy exploring new areas in the DMV, as well as singing! I appreciate allowing our students to communicate fully and taking time to understand their feelings, we’re all learning new things and growing every day. I’m really excited to work with Ms. Destiny and create a healthy, stimulating, and exhilarating learning environment!
  • Ms Gina

    Ms Gina

    PreK & School Age
    Hello! My name is Ms. Gina and I am a PreK/K teacher in the Leaping Leopard classroom. I have a Bachelor's degree in Education from Towson University and I have worked in the field of education for several years. I have been a part of the Goddard School since August of 2014 and I have enjoyed every minute of it! I have two beautiful children who also attended Goddard. I love coming to work everyday to help children learn and grow, both academically and socially!
  • Ms Jessica

    Ms Jessica

    Hi families! My name is Ms. Jess and I am a teacher in the PreK Kangaroo room. I have been with Goddard since June 2015! I have my degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education along with my 45 hour Infant/Toddler Certificate. I taught for 3 years in the Harford County Public Schools as a 2nd grade teacher. I have two beautiful girls and I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I have always wanted to work with kids and I can’t wait to meet your family!
  • Ms Laurel

    Ms Laurel

    Hello Everyone! I'm Ms. Laurel and I have been working at the Goddard School since December 2019! I am currently attending Harford Community College to obtain my Associates Degree in Early Childhood/ Special Education. I am graduating from HCC in May 2023, where I then plan to attend Towson University Northeastern Maryland (TUNE) to get my Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood/ Special Education. I have a dog named Mufasa who we rescued, and goes everywhere with me! I am excited to work with you and your children in the Kangaroo Room and help prepare them for Kindergarten!
  • Ms Kawaii

    Ms Kawaii

    My name is Ms. Kawaii and I am a teacher in the Terrific Tiger Classroom! I have been at Goddard since October 2007! I have worked in a professional childcare settings since 2001. I also interned at William S. James Elementary School in the Kindergarten classrooms. At Goddard, I would like to provide your children with as many opportunities as I can to learn though play. I believe in "hands-on" learning as the best method to teach. I can't wait to get to meet all of the new families and smiling faces at Goddard.
  • Ms Sarah

    Ms Sarah

    Hello, I'm Ms. Sarah and I am a PreK teacher in the Tiger Room! I graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies- Services to Children, with a minor in Psychology. I have been working at Goddard since November 2007 as a Pre-K teacher. I volunteer at The Ark in Baltimore City, which is a short-term, emergency preschool for families that are homeless or in the early stages of addiction recovery. I have also taught a preschool class at the Towson YMCA and have been employed part-time with The Open Door childcare program since 2001. I'm very passionate about making a difference in the lives of all of the children I teach at The Goddard School!
  • Ms Destini

    Ms Destini

    Hello, I’m Ms. Destini. I have been apart of the Goddard team since 2016! I have my Associates of Science in Nursing and have many Pediatric Certifications. I enjoy working with children of all ages and helping them achieve new milestones. If I’m not in the classroom, you can find me at the beach or diving into a good book. I look forward to meeting all your smiling faces and hope to make a difference in each of your child’s learning experiences here at The Goddard School!
  • Ms Ashley

    Ms Ashley

    Hello Parents, My name is Ms. Ashley! I have earned my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. I also hold my 90 hours Preschool Certification. I am currently a teacher at Magnolia Elementary School and come back to help Goddard during the Summer Break. I love working with children and have always wanted to be a teacher. In my free time, I love being with my friends and family and laying on the beach. I look forward to meeting you and educating your wonderful child.
  • Ms Sarah

    Ms Sarah

    Hi, my name is Ms. Sarah! I have always had a passion for working with children and being a teacher when I was younger. I have my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary/Special Education. I then hope to further my studies and become a Speech Pathologist. I am CPR certified and have my 90 hour Preschool Certificate. I am a teacher at Church Creek Elementary School but plan to continue working here during the summer break. I adore the kids that I work with which makes me love coming to work every day! I also have a beautiful little girl!
  • Ms Molly

    Ms Molly

    Hello! I'm Ms. Molly. I just joined the Goddard team January 2024! I am attending Harford Community College for Early Childhood Education. I will then continue to Towson University for my BA. I was recently awarded the Presidents List at HCC. I have over 3 years of experience working with children. I hold my 90 hour Preschool Certification and my favorite has been working with children with special needs. I love to travel and volunteer. I am excited to get to know all of you!
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