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. 

  •  Dennis & Andrea

    Dennis & Andrea

    Owners
    Dennis and Andrea have been the proud on-site owners of The Goddard School in Flanders since 2005. Dennis holds both Economics and Accounting degrees from Rutgers University and Montclair State University. Andrea holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. They are committed to providing a safe, nurturing environment suited to promoting children's development of self esteem and confidence, as well as their social and academic success. Both Dennis and Andrea are certified in Pediatric First Aid and CPR.
  •  Sharon

    Sharon

    Center Director & Head Teacher
    Ms. Sharon is our Center Director and Head Teacher. She has her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a minor in Psychology and has her Child Development Associate (CDA) credentials specializing in Preschool ages 3-5 as well as her Director's Certificate. She is also certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. Sharon enjoys spending time with her husband and children, going to the beach, reading, and playing the piano.
  •  Alexa

    Alexa

    Pre-K/Group Teacher/Program Supervisor
    Ms. Alexa is our Pre-K Lead Teacher and Program Supervisor. She has her CDA (Child Development Associate) Certificate specializing in both Infants and Toddlers and Preschool ages 3-5, and she is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. Alexa enjoys spending time with her family, fiance, friends, and her dog, Tazer.
  •  Joyce

    Joyce

    Pre-K
    Ms. Joyce is our Pre-K Assistant Teacher. She has several years of experience working in Early Childhood Education with all age groups. Joyce is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, and swimming.
  •  Melissa

    Melissa

    Pre-K
    Ms. Missy is our Pre-K Lead Teacher. She has her degree in Human Services and Psychology and her CDA (Child Development Associate) in Preschool specializing in ages 3-5. Missy is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. She enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs, and enjoys cooking.
  •  Erin

    Erin

    Pre-K
    Ms. Erin is our Pre-K Assistant Teacher. She is attending County College of Morris majoring in Early Childhood Education. She is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. In her spare time, Erin enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing with her dogs, and watching tv.
  •  Caitlyn

    Caitlyn

    Preschool
    Ms.Caitlyn is our Preschool Lead Teacher. She has her CDA (Child Development Associate) Certification specializing in Preschool ages 3-5 and is currently pursuing her CDA in Infants & Toddlers. She is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. Her hobbies include going to the movies, taking pictures of the outdoors, and spending time with her dog and her family.
  •  Jaclyn

    Jaclyn

    Preschool
    Ms. Jackie is our Preschool Assistant Teacher. She attended college for Medical Assistant, and has her Child Development Associate (CDA) credentials specializing in Infants/Toddlers. She is also certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. Jackie enjoys hiking, biking, reading, and spending time with her husband and son.
  •  Brianna

    Brianna

    School Floater/Closer
    Ms. Brianna is our Assistant First Steps Teacher. She graduated from Mount Olive High School. She is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. Brianna enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
  •  Gina

    Gina

    Get Set
    Ms. Gina is our Get Set Lead Teacher. She is currently pursuing her CDA (Child Development Associate) certification specializing in Infants and Toddlers. Gina is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. She enjoys spending time with her daughter and family.
  •  Emma

    Emma

    Get Set
    Ms. Emma is our Get Set Assistant Teacher. She has several years of experience working with children as a babysitter, and she is also Pediatric CPR and First Aid certified. In her spare time, Emma enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and camping.
  •  Courtney

    Courtney

    Toddlers
    Ms. Courtney is our Toddler Lead Teacher. She has her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education. Courtney is certified in Pediatric CPR & First Aid. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and baking.
  •  Kari

    Kari

    Toddlers
    Ms. Kari is our Toddler Lead Teacher. She has her Associate's Degree in Fine Arts and her CDA in both Infants & Toddlers and Preschool ages 3-5. She is also certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. Kari enjoys playing softball and spending time with her husband and family.
  •  Natalia

    Natalia

    TODDLERS
    Ms. Natalia is our Assistant Toddler Teacher. She is attending County College of Morris majoring in business. She is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. In her spare time, Natalia enjoys spending time with family and friends, and going on hikes with her dog.
  •  Kim

    Kim

    First Steps
    Ms. Kim is our Co-Lead Teacher in First Steps. She has her CDA (Child Development Associate) in Infants and Toddlers and is also Pediatric CPR and First Aid certified. In her spare time, Kim enjoys spending time with her children and family, walking, and boating on Lake Hopatcong.
  •  Florencia

    Florencia

    First Steps
    Ms. Flo is our Co-Lead Teacher First Steps Teacher. She has her Associates Degree in Communications, her realtor's license, and she is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. Flo enjoys going to the beach, selling real estate, and spending time with her husband and family.
  •  Sophia

    Sophia

    First Steps
    Ms. Sophia is our First Steps Assistant Teacher. She has several years of experience working with children as a babysitter, and she is also Pediatric CPR and First Aid certified. In her spare time, Sophia enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and playing with her dog.
  •  Casey

    Casey

    Infants
    Ms.Casey is our Infant room Lead Teacher. She is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid and is working towards her CDA (Child Development Associate) Certificate. Casey enjoys going for walks with her daughters and husband.
  •  Jennifer

    Jennifer

    Infants
    Ms. Jennifer is a School Floater is our Infant room Assistant Teacher. She has many years of experience working with children as she previously worked as an instructional aide in an elementary school. She enjoys spending time with her husband and sons.
  •  Chand

    Chand

    School Floater
    Ms. Chand is a School Floater; she works in all classrooms. She has an education background from India and is pursuing her CDA in Preschool ages 3-5 and is also certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. Chand enjoys spending time with her family and reading.
  •  Hailey

    Hailey

    School Floater/Closer
    Ms. Hailey is our School Closer. She is attending Rutgers University and she is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. In her spare time, Hailey enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
  •  Jamie

    Jamie

    School Closer
    Ms. Jamie is our School Closer. She is a public school teacher in the Dover School District. She is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. In her spare time, Jamie enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 children, her dogs, and cats.
  •  Sofia

    Sofia

    School Floater/Closer
    Ms. Sofia is our School Floater & Closer. She is attending County College of Morris for Psychology. Sofia is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and going to the gym.
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