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 Samantha

    Ms Samantha

    Owner
    Samantha is the owner of The Goddard Schools in Derry and Nashua NH. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire in Durham and a Master’s degree in Business from Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts. She is also a Goddard parent; her older son attended the Nashua School for several years before she became a school owner herself. Now, her youngest son attends our school. “I love The Goddard School and the peace of mind that I had when my son attended. It's not just a child care or a 'day care', it's a safe and nurturing preschool for educating all young children. I enjoy sharing those great experiences with the families in Nashua!”
  •  Heidi

    Heidi

    Director
    Heidi is the Director of the Goddard School in Nashua,N.H. Heidi received her B.A. in Elementary Education and her Masters in Education Curriculum and Instruction from Rivier College. Heidi has been a part of the Nashua Goddard School since 2005. She has taken on many different roles over the years including Associate as well as Lead Teacher for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten, Assistant Director and now Director. These experiences, as well as public and private school experiences, allow for Heidi to mentor and guide her staff to exceptional success.
  • Ms Alexa

    Ms Alexa

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Alexa is our Assistant Director graduated from NHTI with her Early Childhood degree, with 10 years of experience. After falling in love with her Kindergarten teacher’s dedication and fun love of learning, Ms. Alexa chose to pursue a profession in Early Childhood Education. She hopes to provide a safe learning environment and bring that same love for learning into each child’s day. She loves to create inviting environments for the children. Before Goddard she worked for a Head Start program. Ms. Alexa helps mentor and guide teachers with our curriculum program. She loves to rock climb, camp, and bike with her daughter and son. She also loves to craft and create cricut designs.
  •  Cassie

    Cassie

    Preschool Teacher
    Ms. Cassie received her qualifications from the Nashoba Valley Technical School and has a total of 8 years’ experience working with children. She chose Early Childhood Education as a profession because she loves being with children. Cassie is dedicated to providing the children with a safe learning environment. Ms. Cassie has helped in infants, toddlers, preschool and Pre- Kindergarten but currently is a part of our preschool teaching team. Ms. Cassie’s favorite thing about teaching is watching the children grow developmentally. She finds teaching to be rewarding when she can see the joy the children have for learning. Outside of school, Cassie likes to draw, play guitar, and play board games.
  • Ms Ashley

    Ms Ashley

    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Ashley is currently enrolled in Early Childhood Education courses at Nashua Community College, previously attended Rivier University, and has 5 years’ experience working with children. Ashley has always loved working with children, but her love of working with younger ages has persuaded her to an Early Childhood Education profession. Ms. Ashley is a part of our toddler teaching team! Ms. Ashley’s favorite thing about teaching is being able to see when children hit their personal milestones and show pride in the actions they complete. Outside of school, Ashely loves to read and write. She also likes to go out with friends but finds joy in relaxing.
  • Ms Danielle

    Ms Danielle

    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Dani completed courses from Middlesex Community College and has 10+ years’ experience working with children. She loves to teach young children and chose early childhood education as a profession to inspire their creative minds. Ms. Dani is our Lead Toddler, Get Set Teacher. She works with older two years old's, preparing them to transition to preschool. Ms. Dani’s favorite aspect about teaching is being able to watch the children grow while under her care. She loves to encourage and engage the children to learn new things and meet the goals set out for them. Outside of school, Dani loves to go to the beach, spend time with her family, and hang out with her friends.

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