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. 

  • Ms Harvey

    Ms Harvey

    On Site Owner
    Ms. Harvey has worked with the Goddard School since 2010. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Hood College. She began her Goddard career at the Goddard School in Gaithersburg as a teacher in the Early Preschool program and continued into the Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs. In 2013, she made the move to administration and is now the proud owner of the Goddard School in Silver Spring. She has incorporated everything she learned from Gaithersburg into the Goddard School in Silver Spring's curriculum and program.
  • Mr Worley

    Mr Worley

    Mr. Worley obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, from the University of Maryland and his Master's degree in Engineering from Stanford University. He has Business Administration training from both Georgia State University and The University of Maryland. Mr. Worley has over 25 years of professional experience in Engineering and Business Administration. Mr. Worley and his wife, Jill, have been with Goddard since 2003 and also operate the award-winning Goddard School located in Gaithersburg.
  • Ms Roebuck

    Ms Roebuck

    Executive Director
    Mrs. Roebuck, our Executive Director, oversees all three of our Sister Schools: North Bethesda, Gaithersburg, and Silver Spring. She has her Elementary Education degree from East Carolina University and spent the first six years of her career teaching both in the public schools and then as a Pre-Kindergarten/ Kindergarten teacher in a private school setting. Before joining The Goddard School, she helped open and operate a number of smaller preschool locations in lower Montgomery County. Mrs. Roebuck lives in Rockville with her husband and sons Roland and Luke who are students in our Kindergarten and Early Preschool programs.
  • Ms Landa

    Ms Landa

    Ms Landa holds her bachelor's degree from la Universidad Alfredo Perez Guerrero in Ecuador where she was born and raised. After moving to the DC area, she began working in Early Childhood Education and has now been an educator and director for over 14 years. Her favorite children's book is The Kissing Hand by Ruth E Harper and Nancy M Leak because it helps children as they begin new experiences to know they are loved and safe!
  • Ms Hart

    Ms Hart

    Assistant Director
    Ms Hart received her bachelor's degree from Salisbury University. She has been working with Goddard since 2009 and has taught our two years olds through fifth graders. She joined our administrative team in 2021 and is excited for her first daughter to become a Goddard student this fall!
  • Ms Dazzo

    Ms Dazzo

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Dazzo holds her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Maryland as well as her Maryland Teacher's Certificate. Before joining our school, Ms. Dazzo taught at Montgomery County Public Schools. She is excited to bring her love of learning to our younger students and to make our school a fun place to learn and grow!
  • Ms Fitzgerald

    Ms Fitzgerald

    Lead Teacher & Team Lead
    Ms. Fitzgerald is certified as both an infant-toddler and preschool teacher and has been teaching/coaching children of various ages since she was 10 year old! Her favorite part of being a teacher is seeing the children understand and use what she shows them! In addition to teaching, Ms. Fitzgerald is also our team leader for the infant and toddler programs.
  • Ms Giron

    Ms Giron

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Giron comes from a family of six, and has had a lot of experience working with children. She says that the best part about being a teacher is bringing out the best in all of the children. Ms. Giron loves being in the classroom and helping out with the different classroom activities and is excited to continue on with the Goddard School.
  • Ms Mendez

    Ms Mendez

    Lead Teacher & Team Lead
    Ms. Mendez has both her 90 hour preschool and 90 hour school age certifications and is currently working towards her Bachelor's degree from Ashford University. She has worked with children for over 9 years and enjoys getting to be a part of each child's journey as they learn and grow. In addition to her work in her classroom, Ms. Mendez is our Preschool/PreK Team Lead helping and mentoring other teachers within our school!
  • Ms Sharma

    Ms Sharma

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Sharma graduated from Guru Nanak Dev University with a Post Graduate M.A. and has her 45 hours certification. She has six years of experience teaching a range of ages from infants to middle- schoolers! Her favorite book is "Panchtantra", it is a group of stories that all give a message about life. The best part of teaching for her is the joy and love that she receives from her students each day. Seeing their immense growth amazes her everyday and she loves that gets to be a part of that.
  • Ms Oboyle

    Ms Oboyle

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Oboyle has her 90-hr Certification and has experience working with children of various ages. Her favorite part of being a teacher is being a part of the children's learning experience. Ms. Oboyle grew up right here in Maryland and loves reading "Fox in Socks" to her students.
  • Ms Pujols

    Ms Pujols

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Pujols holds her MSDE certifications in Preschool Education. She has been working at our school since 2021 and loves seeing her students light up as they learn new things!
  • Ms Taurone

    Ms Taurone

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Taurone has a Bachelor's degree in Child Development and is currently pursuing her Masters degree in education as well. Ms. Taurone says that she is never bored when she is with her students. She adores their imaginative stories and loves how much they make her laugh. Ms. Taurone enjoys reading Dr. Suess' "Oh the Places You'll Go" because it is relevant throughout every phase of life.
  • Ms Bhawana

    Ms Bhawana

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Bhawana holds her 90 hour certification in Preschool and has worked with children for over 4 years. She loves working with children because they teach us something new every day. When she is in the classroom, Ms. Bhawana enjoys reading "Love You Forever" to her children because of the special relationships in the story.
  • Ms Jangir

    Ms Jangir

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Pooja loves telling her children funny jokes and reading them funny books. She believes that a key part of working with children is being able to understand how they are feeling. Ms. Pooja grew up in India and loves all of her 5 family members.
  • Ms Kumar

    Ms Kumar

    Flex Staff Teacher
    Ms. Kumar holds both a Bachelor's degree and the 90 hour preschool certification. She loves how free spirited her students are, their creativity, imagination, and humor makes her laugh every time she is in the classroom. Ms. Kumar loves reading "The Jungle Book" to her students because of the very adventurous storyline.
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