The Goddard School of Millburn
(Short Hills)

School Address: 161 Millburn Avenue
, Millburn, New Jersey 07041
School Phone Number: 973-671-4500 , School Hours: 6:30 am - 6:30 pm

Welcome to Our School

The Goddard School of Millburn (Short Hills) is more than a warm and nurturing place. It's a safe space where your child will discover their extraordinary.

Moment for moment there is no bigger impact we can make on a person's life (and our world!) than in the first few years!

Meet  Samantha

Meet Samantha

Assistant Director of Education
Ms. Samantha is the Assistant Director of Education at Goddard Millburn. As the Assistant Director and a native Spanish speaker, Ms. Samantha focuses on implementing our proprietary trilingual curriculum. On a daily basis, Ms. Samantha works with teachers helping them develop and excel; she reviews lesson plans, connects with children and collaborates with parents. Prior to Goddard Millburn, Ms. Samantha worked at the Dual Language School for International Studies. She has a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction and a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education with a Bilingual Extension.
  • Our School

    Welcome! We’re committed to your child’s health, safety and education, which is why we provide children with safe and healthy learning environments at our School.

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    Our teachers blend the highest standards in early childhood education and development with nurturing care.

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    Special Programs

    We enhance our play-based curriculum with a range of enrichment programs designed to fit your child’s interests.

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  • Reviews & Recognition

    We greatly value feedback we receive from parents and our communities, and are proud to share these publicly.

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Something Fun Is Always Happening at Goddard!

Upcoming Events

  • March 4 Justin Sports Class 9 AM - 3 PM
  • March 5 Yoga by Little Path Finders 9 AM - 3 PM
  • March 7 Jam Cats Music 9 AM - 12 PM
  • March 11 Justin Sports Class 9 AM - 3 PM
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Find Their Extraordinary

We nurture your child’s unique potential by encouraging their natural curiosity so they’re prepared to confidently take on the world.

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What Teachers Mean to Me

Every member of the Goddard faculty has special, often extraordinary, gifts they share with their students. When a child comes home happy and can't wait to see their teacher the next day, tell us about it. Take this moment to celebrate your child's teachers!

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We work tirelessly to ensure children thrive in a healthy, safe and warm environment. Within this secure and nurturing environment, children can discover their unique gifts.

Our programs go beyond academics and help children develop important social-emotional skills like kindness, empathy, responsible decision making and more.  

In our classrooms, creativity and curiosity blossom as children discover the wonder of learning. Through fun learning experiences (F.L.EX.®), your child will develop academic and social-emotional skills that will help them feel ready to take on the world.

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