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. 

  • Mrs Sandra

    Mrs Sandra

    Owner of the Pasadena Goddard School
    Welcome to the Goddard School of Pasadena! Our school offers the best preparation for social and academic success for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. Your child will be engaged in multiple opportunities each day to develop his or her natural curiosity through exploration and play at our school. Our collaborative work environment and pursuit of quality improvement has earned our school the Goddard Educational Excellence Award two years in a row! Worklife balance is extremely important in this busy world of balancing our careers and family time. Our open door partnership and daily communication with our families are a big part of our school's ongoing success. Quality Assurance stringent guidelines provided by Goddard Systems Inc. guarantees the safety and security of your child in our care. Our goal is that every parent will enroll their child with the peace of mind and complete confidence that their child will be loved while being apart of our Goddard Family. A nurturing environment promotes a passion for literacy, science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. The proven success of the Goddard School over the past 30 years has provided the best childhood preparation for social and academic success. Our children are provided with a strong foundation with good manners, the importance of kindness, inclusion, and respect for each other. A longitudinal study shows 97% of parents are still satisfied five years after their children have graduated from the Goddard School. Graduation is one of my favorite events at the school each year as I am so proud of our graduates at the Goddard School of Pasadena. We are grateful to serve the children, parents and Pasadena community with a magical place to have their children grow up each year!
  • Ms Kendall

    Ms Kendall

    Director
    Ms. Kendall is the Operations Director of our school and joined the Goddard School in 2014. Kendall has completed her Master of Science Degree from Johns Hopkins University, her Bachelor of Arts Degree from George Washington University and has earned two Associates Degrees from AACC. She has earned her First Aid, CPR Certification, Medication Administration certification, her 90-hour preschool certification, 45 School Age, and her 45 Infant/Toddler Certification. Kendall has over ten years of experience working with children of various ages and is excited to have the opportunity to work with Goddard students. She enjoys talking to families each and every day to form close relationships with each family that joins the Goddard School. Ms. Kendall is Maryland Childcare Credentialed at a Level 5+!
  •  Jordan

    Jordan

    Director of Education
    Ms. Jordan is our Educational Director. Ms. Jordan comes to us with previous experience working with children and has completed more than 6 school years with our school. She has completed the 90 hour preschool certification and is currently working towards her degree in Early Childhood Education. She has a passion for working with preschool students and is very excited for the opportunity to watch them grow and learn! Ms. Jordan is Maryland Childcare Credentialed at a Level 3! Ms. Jordan earned the Preschool Teacher of the Year Award for 2022!
  • Mrs Jessica

    Mrs Jessica

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Jessica is our Assistant Director who works closely with our Infant & Toddler program. Ms. Jessica began with our school as a teacher in the Infant 1 program before entering the management team. She has earned her Associates of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Ashford College. Ms. Jessica enjoys spending time at the beach and growing in her role as a management team member. Ms. Jessica is Maryland Childcare Credentialed at a Level 5!
  •  Jessica

    Jessica

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Jessica is part of our Infant/Toddler program. She is in pursuit of her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education as well as her CPR/First Aid Certification & the 90 Hour Certification. Ms. Jessica also earned her 45 hour Infant/Toddler certification. Learning and understanding comes differently for each child, so it is the teacher’s duty to provide the most diverse experience possible. She states "Respect & Kindness are very important to me because children look to their teachers for guidance and learning so it is important to understand children the best we can. I love seeing children smile and when they do, I know I am being the best educator I can be." Ms. Jessica is Maryland Childcare Credentialed at a Level 4+! Ms. Jessica was awarded the 2022 Infant Teacher of the Year Award!
  •  Madison

    Madison

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Madison is a current member of our resource/ assistant teaching team which aids each age group. Ms. Madison is a graduate of Glen Burnie High School where she completed multiple child development courses. She is currently working on completing her 45 Infant & Toddler and her 90 hour teaching certification. Ms. Madison is planning on continuing her education in early Childhood Education in the near future. Ms. Madison strongly believes that all children learn differently, and they should be guided to thrive in each situation they will face. Welcome, Ms. Madison!
  •  Kyra

    Kyra

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Kyra is a current member of our Lead Teaching team! She has earned her 90-hour certification, her 45 Infant & Toddler Certification, as well as all MSDE required trainings to qualify her for all age groups. Ms. Kyra comes to us with several years of experience working with children in a childcare setting and is excited to begin her career at Goddard!
  •  Rachel

    Rachel

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Rachel is a member of our Infant resource team! She loves children and wants to work towards becoming more involved with education and childcare. She has taken several childhood education classes as well as other childcare related courses. She has earned her Associates of Arts degree from Anne Arundel Community College. She is currently working on her Bachelors of Art from University of Maryland Global Campus. Ms. Rachel has a very outgoing personality and will help encourage your child to come out of their shell. We feel she will be a perfect fit for our program here at The Goddard School! Welcome, Rachel!
  •  Megan

    Megan

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Megan comes to us with Goddard experience from another school where she was a member of the Infant/Toddler program. She brings her knowledge and experience to our own Infant/Toddler program! Ms. Megan has earned her 90 hour certification, her 45 Infant/Toddler certificate, and her CPR/First Aid certificate. She has earned her Child Development Associate in Infant & Toddler education. Ms. Megan strongly believes that infant teachers play a crucial role in early development and is passionate about ensuring all of her students have a warm, safe, and learning-rich environment to grow in. Ms. Megan has earned the Maryland Credential Level 3!
  • Ms Heather

    Ms Heather

    Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Heather is a current member of our Infant & Toddler teaching team. She comes to us with over 10 years of childcare experience, and has been a part of our family for several years. She has earned her Associates of Arts in Early Childhood Education, her 90-hour teaching certification, as well as her 45 Infant-Toddler certification. Ms. Heather pioneers what it means to be a creative teacher even for the littlest of learners. We are so thankful to have her on our team! Ms. Heather has earned the Maryland Childcare Credential at Level 5!
  •  Samantha

    Samantha

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Samantha is a member of our Goddard Infant/Toddler program! She earned her 90-hour certification in Child Development from Northeast High School, and her 45-hour Infant/Toddler certification. Samantha is excited to continue her education at Anne Arundel Community College. She is enjoying the opportunity to work in a childcare setting with professional staff members to help her learn and grow as an educator. Welcome, Ms. Samantha!
  •  Graci

    Graci

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Graci is a member of our Infant & Toddler resource team! Ms. Graci assists in several age groups in our program. Ms. Graci is has completed her Child Development pathway at North East High School and is excited to learn about the role of an early childhood educator. She has earned her 90 hour certification as well as her 45 hour infant & toddler certification. Welcome, Ms. Graci!
  •  Ryleigh

    Ryleigh

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Ryleigh is currently a member of our Lead Infant/Toddler team. She has earned her Associate of Arts in Transfer studies and her 45 Infant & Toddler. She is currently working on her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from University of Maryland Global Campus. She comes to us following her graduation from a local high school where she previously worked with the child development program. She has earned her First Aid/CPR training, her Medication Administration training, and all other certifications required by the Maryland State Department of Education. Welcome, Ms. Ryleigh!
  • Ms Kara

    Ms Kara

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Kara has her Associates Degree in Psychology with a minor in Early Childhood Education. She also has her 90-hour certification and her 45-hour Infant/Toddler certification! Ms. Kara believes in creating a fun and safe environment for every child. She loves to teach children and also has three children of her own! Ms. Kara is currently working in our "Infant" program. We are happy to have Ms. Kara on our Goddard Team! Ms. Kara is Maryland Childcare Credentialed at a Level 5.
  •  Jessica

    Jessica

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Jessica is a part of our Infant/Toddler program. She loves children of all ages! She has earned her 45 Infant/Toddler and has earned her 90 hour certification. She has earned her Child Development Associate (CDA). She loves working with children is hoping to pursue a career in Early Childhood Education. She has loved every room in the school but especially loves our Baby Bunnies crew. She believes all children are fun, smart and need proper supervision to provide a healthy environment for learning. Ms. Jessica is Maryland Childcare Credentialed at a Level 3!
  •  Trinity

    Trinity

    Assistant Teacher
    Mrs. Trinity is a current member of our Infant & Toddler assistant teaching team. She comes to us following completion of her High school Diploma and is excited to gain more experience here at Goddard. She has earned her Basic Health & Safety training, SIDS, First Aid/CPR, Medication Administration, as well as all other required trainings for MSDE and Goddard Systems. Welcome, Mrs. Trinity!
  •  Ava

    Ava

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Ava joins us while completing her diploma at a local high school. Ms. Ava is in the Child Development program and is excited to learn more about this career from our Lead Goddard Teachers. Ms. Ava has completed her Basic Health & safety, her First Steps Certificate, as well as several others required by MSDE. Welcome, Ms. Ava!
  •  Hadley

    Hadley

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Hadley joins us as an Assistant Teacher in our preschool age group. She is working on her High School diploma from a local school. While she is still learning the ways of Early Childhood Education, she shows a clear passion for working with children and helping them grow. She is looking forward to learning more about what it takes to be an educator of young minds. Welcome, Ms. Hadley!
  •  Brandi

    Brandi

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Brandi is our "Get Set" Teacher! Ms. Brandi has been with Goddard since 2011! She has earned her 90 hour Preschool certification, School Age certification as well as Infant/Toddler certification. Ms. Brandi also has First Aid/CPR certifications. She has a passion for working in a childcare setting. Ms. Brandi strongly believes a strong educational foundation will allow all students to meet their academic potential. Ms. Brandi has earned the Maryland Childcare Credential Level 3!
  •  Karyn

    Karyn

    Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Karen is a current member of our resource team. She comes to us with 15+ years of experience working in Early childhood Eduction. She has earned her 90 hour certification, her 45 infant toddler certification, and all trainings required by MSDE and Goddard Systems Inc. She currently works alongside our lead teaching team in each age group, but spends much of her time with our two year old students. Welcome, Mrs. Karyn.
  •  Tiffany

    Tiffany

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Tiffany is a Lead Teacher in our Get Set program! She comes to us with over 5 years of experience teaching with Goddard and is excited to bring her experience to Pasadena. She has earned her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Anne Arundel Community College. She has also earned many certificates required by MSDE including but not limited to ADA, Medication Administration, Basic Health & Safety, First Aid/CPR, and others. Welcome, Ms. Tiffany! Ms. Tiffany is Maryland Childcare Credentialed at a Level 5!
  • Ms Brittany

    Ms Brittany

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Brittany is a member of our Get Set team. She comes to us with several years of experience working with this age group and has earned her 90 Hour certification, CPR certification, and is working towards her degree in Early Childhood Education. She has earned her Child Development Associate (CDA) in Infants & Toddlers. Ms. Brittany strongly believes in making teaching fun and fostering a creative environment for students. Ms. Brittany is Maryland Childcare Credentialed at a Level 3!
  •  Isabel

    Isabel

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Isabel comes to us while she is completing her diploma at a local high school where she is participating in the Child Development Pathway. She is excited to learn more about what it takes to be a pioneer in education. She has completed her Basic Health & Safety, her First Aid/CPR, her COVID-19 Training, and more! Welcome, Ms. Isabel!
  •  Kayla

    Kayla

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Kayla is currently a valuable member of our childcare center! She is currently assisting in our Preschool 1 classroom and is excited to learn alongside one of our amazing Goddard lead teachers! Ms. Kayla comes to us following her completion of child development at her local high school. She has earned her 90-hour teaching certification for preschool teaching. She has excited about the childcare/daycare field and has plans to continue her studies in the field of education. She believes that all children should have a safe learning environment and be able to follow their individual interests/passions. Welcome, Ms. Kayla!
  •  Helena

    Helena

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Helena joins the Goddard team with prior experience working with students on a personal basis, as she has spent many years watching her nephew grow. She has earned her Basic Health & Safety training, her First Aid & CPR training, as well as several other Goddard-specific trainings. During her time with us, she has been supporting each age group through an assistant teaching role. She strongly believes having a positive attitude and a kind heart can make the world of difference in the minds of her students. We look forward to watching her grow into the role of an Early Childhood Educator. Welcome, Ms. Helena!
  •  Shaina

    Shaina

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Shaina comes to us following completion of her High school Diploma from North East High School here in Pasadena. She is current a member of our "Get Set" assistant teaching team. She has earned her Basic Health & Safety training, SIDS, First Aid/CPR, Medication Administration, as well as all other required trainings for MSDE and Goddard Systems. Welcome, Ms. Shaina!
  •  AnnMarie

    AnnMarie

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. AnnMarie is part of our Get Set program and has earned her 45 Infant and Toddler and has earned her 90 Hour Certification. Ms. Ann Marie has earned her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Anne Arundel Community College and is completing her Bachelor's Degree at Bowie State. She strongly believes that keeping excellent communication between parents and teachers helps promote a positive learning environment. Ms. AnnMarie has earned the Maryland Credential Level 5!
  •  Brianna

    Brianna

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Brianna joins The Goddard School with prior experience working with childcare aged students. She formerly taught in the state of Texas and has recently relocated to Maryland. She has earned her First Aid/CPR, MAT, SIDS, and all other required trainings per Goddard Systems and Maryland Childcare Licensing. She is currently working on her Associates of Art at Anne Arundel Community College in the field of Early Childhood Education. She is currently a full time assistant teacher in our Pre-K program. Welcome, Ms. Brianna!
  •  Reeana

    Reeana

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Reeana is a current member of our Preschool classroom. She is a graduate of Northeast High School where she completed the Child Development pathway where she had the chance to work with young children and loved her experience! Ms. Reeana has earned her 90-hour certification. She has plans to further her education from a local college in the field of Early Childhood Education. She has earned her Child Development Associate (CDA). Ms. Reeana strongly believes that it is a teachers duty to provide a nurturing, comfortable environment for each child in her care. Ms. Reeana is Maryland Childcare Credentialed at a level 3!
  •  Samantha

    Samantha

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Samantha comes to us with experience working with students at the local high school and also babysitting her cousins. She is currently working on her 90-hour teaching certification. Ms. Samantha is a big advocate for physical education and believes strongly that students need enrichment out of the classroom to thrive in all educational areas. Welcome, Ms. Samantha!
  •  Kailey

    Kailey

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Kailey is currently a member of our resource team working alongside our Preschool teaching team. Ms. Kailey is still completing her child-development program at a local high school but has plans to continue her education following completion. She has been learning and growing as a preschool assistant teacher and has done such a great job! We are so thankful to have you on our team!
  •  Brianna

    Brianna

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Brianna is a part of our Preschool program. She loves children of all ages! She has earned her 45 Infant/Toddler and has earned her 90 hour Preschool certification from Glen Burnie High School to work in childcare and daycare settings. She has earned her Child Development Associate (CDA). Brianna has experience in all of our classrooms, but has found a passion in teaching Preschool. She believes all children are fun, smart and need proper supervision to provide a healthy environment for learning. Mrs. Brianna is Maryland Childcare Credentialed at a Level 3!
  •  Denise

    Denise

    Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Denise is a current member of our Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Team. She comes to us with over ten years of experience working in a childcare/daycare setting. Her passion for teaching early learners shows through her diverse education and experience. She has earned her 90 hour certification, as well as her 64 hour certification. Welcome, Mrs. Denise!
  •  Mark

    Mark

    Assistant Teacher
    Mr. Mark comes to us while completing his Child Development Associate through Old Mill High School! He is working on his internship hours here at Goddard and is currently a supporting teacher in our School-Age/Summer Camp program. He will become a supporting teacher in our Pre-K program this fall. Mr. Mark has earned all of his required trainings for MSDE and is excited to continue his career in the field of education. Welcome, Mr. Mark!
  • Ms Chloe

    Ms Chloe

    Assistant teacher
    Ms. Chloe is a current member of our Preschool resource/Assistant Teaching team where she is learning alongside our Lead Teachers in Preschool 2! She is currently working on completing her high school diploma and is excited to gain experience in the world of childcare. Ms. Chloe has plans to continue her education at a local community college in the field of education. Welcome, Ms. Chloe!
  •  Hannah

    Hannah

    Lead Infant Teacher
    Ms. Hannah is a current member of our Infant/Toddler team! Ms. Hannah has earned her First Aid/CPR Certification as well as Medication Administration training. Ms. Hannah has also earned her 45 hour Infant & Toddler certification. Ms. Hannah understands the importance of a nurturing environment for all children. Ms. Hannah believes that all children deserve a STEAM based education, as it encompasses all the core learning domains.
  •  Alexis

    Alexis

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Lexi comes to us during her completion of her High school Diploma from North East High School here in Pasadena. She is current a member of our assistant teaching team. She has earned her Basic Health & Safety training, SIDS, First Aid/CPR, Medication Administration, as well as all other required trainings for MSDE and Goddard Systems. Welcome, Ms. Lexi!
  •  Alexiya

    Alexiya

    Lead teacher
    Ms. Alexiya joins us with several years of experience working with Preschool & School-Aged students with Anne Arundel Parks & Recreation. She has earned her 90- hour certification in School-Aged Childcare, as well as her 90-Hour certification in Preschool. She is currently working towards her 90-hour Infant & Toddler certification. Ms. Alexiya strongly believes that all teachers must make love and compassion a priority in order to facilitate a great early learning experience.
  • Ms Amber

    Ms Amber

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Amber is a current member of our Get Set/ Preschool Lead teaching team! She has earned her 90-hour preschool teaching certification, as well as her 90-hour Infant & Toddler certification. In addition, she is also qualified to teach School-Age, as she has over 5 years of experience with Parks & Recreation. Welcome, Ms. Amber!
  •  Jessica

    Jessica

    Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Jessica is a current member of our Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teaching team. She comes to us with over 8 years of teaching experience, as well as administrative experience as a Director in Childcare. She has earned her Lead 90 hour teaching certification for Preschool, Infants & Toddlers, and Director certification. Mrs. Jessica has earned her Bachelor's of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Welcome, Mrs. Jessica!
  •  Audrey

    Audrey

    Assistant teacher
    Ms. Audrey is currently a member of our Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten resource team. She is currently enrolled in her Associates of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Anne Arundel Community College. She is currently working on her 90-hour teaching certification in her program. Ms. Audrey is excited to learn alongside our wonderful and experienced lead teachers as she forms her own path in the world of education! Welcome, Ms. Audrey!
  •  Jayne

    Jayne

    Assistant Teacher
    Mrs. Jayne is a current member of our Preschool & Pre-K assistant teaching team. She comes to us following prior experience working with preschool aged students. She has earned her Basic Health & Safety training, SIDS, First Aid/CPR, Medication Administration, as well as all other required trainings for MSDE and Goddard Systems. She is currently completing the 90 hour teaching certification for teaching. Welcome, Mrs. Jayne!
  •  Trista

    Trista

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Trista joins us with previous experience working with preschool students. She is working towards her 90- hour certification in School-Aged Childcare, as well as her 90-Hour certification in Preschool. She is currently working alongside our lead teachers to grow as an educator! Ms. Trista is excited to learn more about the education field and use her experience with her siblings in an education setting!
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