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. 

  •  Laura

    Laura

    On-Site Owner
    Laura is the on-site Owner at The Goddard School, Piscataway, previously working as the Educational Director of the school. She has been at The Goddard School since February of 1996, working first in the classroom before becoming a part of the Administrative Team. Laura graduated from Rutgers University in 1996 with a degree in Psychology and Sociology and then took classes towards her teacher's certificate in Early Childhood Education at Kean College. She is also a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and its affiliate NJAEYC. Laura has three boys of her own- all Goddard graduates, two who work part-time during their college breaks!
  •  Joe

    Joe

    Owner
    After graduating from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelors degree in Communications and an Associates Degree in Business Administration, Joe spent eight years working at Prudential. Joe earned his Teacher's Certificate and has been teaching honors math at the middle school level since 2001. In May 2018, Joe received his Masters Degree in School Administration at Rowan University. Joe and his wife Laura have three sons who are all Goddard School Piscataway graduates. When Joe is not working he enjoys spending time with his family, coaching his sons' baseball and football teams and going to the movies.
  • Ms Amy

    Ms Amy

    Director
    Amy joined the team at The Goddard School of Piscataway in 2022. She has an extensive history in early childhood education, having over twenty years of prior experience. Amy spent the previous thirteen years at two other Goddard School locations, as a Director and PreKindergarten teacher. Amy graduated from Raritan Valley Community College with an AAS in Early Childhood Education prior to earning her BA in Organizational Management with a concentration in Education through Ashford University.
  •  Sonal

    Sonal

    Kindergarten Teacher
    Sonal joined the team in September 2022 as our Lead Kindergarten Teacher as well as our Summer Camp Counselor. She has her Bachelor's Degree in English from Montclair State University. Sonal has always wanted to be a teacher and enjoys working with children as they learn new skills and discover new things.
  •  Staci

    Staci

    Lead Teacher
    CONGRATULATIONS ON 15 YEARS WITH THE GODDARD SCHOOL! Staci received her Bachelor's Degree in Education and Sociology. She also has dual certification in Preschool and Elementary Education. Since joining our faculty in 2008, Staci has worked as the Lead Teacher in the Pre-Kindergarten Dinosaur classroom, as well as Lead Teacher of our Summer Camp Program. She is also our Assistant Director.
  •  Jessica

    Jessica

    Lead Teacher
    CONGRATULATIONS ON 20 YEARS WITH THE GODDARD SCHOOL! Jessica has an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Kean University. Since joining the faculty of The Goddard School in 2003, she has worked as an assistant teacher and our Camp Director. Jessica is currently the Lead Teacher in the Preschool Duckling classroom.
  •  Caroline

    Caroline

    Lead Teacher
    CONGRATULATIONS ON 12 YEARS WITH THE GODDARD SCHOOL! Caroline has an Early Childhood Education Certificate from Raritan Valley Community College. Since joining the faculty of The Goddard School in 2011 as an assistant teacher, Caroline has been promoted and is currently the Lead Teacher in the Get Set Panda classroom. The children truly flourish and grow in Ms. Caroline's class.
  •  Samantha

    Samantha

    Lead Teacher
    Sam joined our team in September 2023 as the lead teacher in the infant room. She has been in the early childhood education field for 10 years and has taken classes towards obtaining her CDA certification. In her spare time Sam enjoys spending time with her family including her two boys.
  •  Lynn

    Lynn

    Assistant Teacher
    CONGRATULATIONS ON 19 YEARS WITH THE GODDARD SCHOOL! Lynn has her High School Diploma and has completed college coursework. Since joining the faculty of The Goddard School in 2005, Lynn has been an assistant teacher in our youngest classes and has been in the Toddler program for the past several years. Due to her tenured experience and having two children of her own, Lynn is a valuable asset to the Toddler classroom and is currently the Interim Lead Teacher.
  •  Laura

    Laura

    Assistant Teacher
    CONGRATULATIONS ON OVER 10 YEARS WITH THE GODDARD SCHOOL! Laura has her High School Diploma and has completed college coursework. Since joining the faculty of The Goddard School in 2013, Laura worked as the Kindergarten/PreK assistant teacher and is now the assistant teacher in our Preschool class. She brings her experience as a mother into the classroom as she cares for all of the children.
  •  Leslie

    Leslie

    Assistant Teacher
    Leslie joined our team in 2023 and loves to work with children. She has a high school degree and is currently taking classes at Kean University. She enjoys babysitting her own siblings as well as close friends' siblings. Leslie is active and has also worked with children at a soccer camp. She cares for all children and loves to see them smile.
  •  Tyra

    Tyra

    Assistant Teacher
    Tyra joined The Goddard team in 2023 to assist with all age groups. She currently works part-time in all classrooms while attending Raritan Valley Community College studying sports medicine. She enjoys working with children and watching them grown and learn.
  •  Colleen

    Colleen

    Assistant Teacher
    Colleen is an Assistant Teacher in our Toddler classroom who joined our team in January 2024. Colleen has prior experience working with children from infants up to school age. Currently, Colleen is working towards her degree in Social Work at Rutgers University.
  •  Amber

    Amber

    Assistant Teacher
    Amber is an Assistant Teacher in our infant classroom who joined our team in February 2024. Amber joins us with prior experience with children of all ages. Amber is currently looking forward to gaining more experience in the field and enrolling in courses in Education!
  •  Kaylynn

    Kaylynn

    Assistant Teacher
    Kaylynn is the assistant teacher in the Get Set Panda classroom. She joined the Goddard Family in March of 2024 and enjoys being with all of the children while playing, learning and doing art. Kaylynn has been a wonderful asset to our program.
  •  Joey

    Joey

    Assistant Teacher
    Mr. Joey has been working part-time at our school during his breaks from college. He recently graduated from Rutgers University with his degree in Mechanical Engineering. Joey enjoys coloring with the children and playing outside with them.
  •  Christian

    Christian

    Assistant Teacher
    Christian is a recent graduate of Montclair State University where he earned his degree in Education. He has worked with us part time since 2022 and we are happy to have Christian back before he moves into his new role as a PE teacher at Franklin High School in September.
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