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. 

  • Ms Tracy

    Ms Tracy

    Owner
    Tracy Rana has a background in business. She has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and management. Her family is the reason she chose to work with The Goddard School. As a parent herself, she understands how important early childhood education is in a child’s development. Tracy has lived in Montgomery County for 15 years and is married with one son. She attended Michigan State University where she graduated with a degree in Marketing.
  • Ms Taleen

    Ms Taleen

    Director
    Director • Bachelor’s Degree in Children’s Studies from Eastern Washington University • MSDE 45 Hour Preschool Certification • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 2008 • Joined our team in May 2018
  • Ms Bobbharatn

    Ms Bobbharatn

    Assistant Director
    Age Group - Infants • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Maryland • Master’s Degree in Financial Economic Policy from American University • MSDE 45 Hour Infant/Toddler Certification • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 2013 • Joined our team in March 2018
  •  Evelia

    Evelia

    Assistant Director
    Age Group - Three Year Olds • MSDE 90 Hour Preschool Certification • Started working in Early Childhood Education in 1995 • Joined our team in August 2019
  • Ms Farrukh

    Ms Farrukh

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Farrukh studied Information Technology at the University of Maryland and has worked in many childcare settings. Farrukh has lead children’s programs and activities for several years within her faith community. Ms. Farrukh has completed the Infant Toddler and Preschool certifications and supports all of our classrooms.
  •  Tigist

    Tigist

    Infant Teacher
    Age Group - Infants • Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Poona University, India • Working in the Early Childhood Education Field since 2015 • Joined our team in September 2021
  •  Eliza

    Eliza

    Infant Teacher
    Age Group - Infants • Infant/Toddler CDA Certification • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 2018 • Joined our team in April 2021
  • Ms Kidist

    Ms Kidist

    First Steps Teacher
    Age group - Infants and Toddlers • Associate’s Degree in Business from Africa Beza University College • MSDE 90 Hour Infant and Toddler Certification • Working in Early Childhood Education since 2016 • Joined our team in April 2023
  •  Kalyani

    Kalyani

    First Steps Teacher
    Age Group - Infants and Toddlers • MSDE 90 Hour Early Childhood Development and Curriculum • Working in the Childhood Education field since 2004 • Joined our team in June 2023
  •  Sithy

    Sithy

    Pre-Toddler Teacher
    Age Group - Infants and Toddlers • MSDE 90 Hour Infant & Toddler and Preschool Certification • Working in the Childhood Education field since 2006 • Joined our team in January 2023
  •  Anne

    Anne

    Get Set Teacher
    Age Group - Two and Three Years • MSDE 90 Preschool Certification • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 1991 • Joined our team in September 2021
  •  Shewane

    Shewane

    Pre-Toddler Teacher
    Age Group - Infants and Toddlers • MSDE 90 Preschool Certification in Infants and Toddlers • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 2009 • Joined our team in November 2021
  •  Indrani

    Indrani

    Teacher
    Age Group - Infants and Toddlers • MSDE 90 Hour Infant & Toddler Certification • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from University of Peradeniya • Working in the Childhood Education field since 2012 • Joined our team in August 2023
  •  Jocelyn

    Jocelyn

    Two's 2 Teacher
    Age Group - Two Years • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Cañada College. • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 2021. • Joined our team in September 2023.
  •  Maxine

    Maxine

    PreK 1 Teacher
    Age Group - Pre K • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Columbia Union College • Master’s Degree in Special Education from University of Phoenix • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 2005 • Joined our team in February 2021
  •  Tiffany

    Tiffany

    PreK 1 Teacher
    Age Group - Pre K • 90 HR Preschool Certification • Currently working on ECE degree • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 2016 • Joined our team in March 2023
  •  Stephanie

    Stephanie

    PreK 2 Teacher
    Age Group - Pre K • Working on Bachelor’s Degree in Early/Special Education from Grand Canyon University • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Montgomery College • Started working in Early Childhood Education in 2007 • Joined our team in May 2022
  • Ms Jennifer

    Ms Jennifer

    Spanish and Music & Movement Enrichment Teacher
    Infant/Toddler and Preschool Certification • Child Development Associate in Preschool • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 1999 • Joined our team in August 2016
  •  Dassielle

    Dassielle

    Resource Teacher
    Working on Bachelor's Degree in General Studies - STEM • Started working in Early Childhood Education in March 2021 • Joined our team in March 2021
  • Ms Nishadi

    Ms Nishadi

    Preschool 1 Teacher
    Age Group - Three Years • MSDE 90 Hour Preschool Certification • Has worked in the Early Childhood Education field since 2005 • Joined our team in October 2019
  •  Elizabeth

    Elizabeth

    Resource Teacher
    Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Biology from UMBC • Started working in Childhood Education in 2022 • Joined our team in August 2022
  • Miss Laura

    Miss Laura

    Pre-K 2 Teacher Assistant
    Age Group - Pre K • 90 Hour Preschool Certification • Bachelor’s Degree in Science in Human Development from UMCP • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 2015 • Joined our team in March 2023
  •  Leandra

    Leandra

    Resource Teacher
    Certification in Early Childhood Education • Started working in Childhood Education in 1995 • Joined our team in September 2021
  • Ms Shahnewaj

    Ms Shahnewaj

    Resource Teacher
    Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Dhaka University, Bangladesh • MSDE 90 Hour Preschool Certification • Maryland Model for School Readiness training, and Social Emotional Foundations of Early Learning training • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 1988 • Joined our team in April 2017
  •  Alandria

    Alandria

    Preschool 1 Teacher
    Age Group - Threes • Child Development Associate in Preschool. • Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Howard University and in Special Education from University of Maryland. • Working in the Early Childhood Education field since 2008. • Joined our team in September 2023.
  •  Tanya

    Tanya

    Resource Teacher
    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Alcorn State University • Working in the Early Childhood and Elementary Education field since 2007 • Joined our team in October 2015
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