Our Teachers

Our teachers blend the highest education standards with nurturing care to help foster well-rounded child development.


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. 

  • Mr Sanjay

    Mr Sanjay

    Sanjay Tuladhar is the owner of The Goddard School in Skillman. The kind of environment children grow up in during their early formative years has a direct and profound impact on their physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development that lasts a lifetime. In recognition of this important phase of a child’s development stage, along with his lifelong passion for education, Sanjay is proud to present this state-of-the-art facility to the community where children can learn and grow in a fun and safe environment, guided by teachers with the highest qualifications. Sanjay holds an MBA in finance from NYU, B.S. in Electrical Engineering from RPI, and B.S. in Physics/Economics from Wesleyan University. He has held many leadership positions in bellwether financial institutions like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, and Barclays. He strives to bring the same passion, focus, and professionalism from his days on Wall Street to serve the discerning families of our community.
  • Ms Heather

    Ms Heather

    Ms. Heather is a Director of the Goddard School in Skillman, NJ. She received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and English from Kean University. She has been with The Goddard School since 2010 and has over 15 years of experience with early childhood education. Miss Heather believes that education is a combination of academic, social, emotional, and physical development and that teaching the correct way at a young age helps children become lifelong learners. She lives in Bordentown, New Jersey with her husband Luis and two children, Jayden and Ella, along with their dog Canela
  • Ms Sweta

    Ms Sweta

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Sweta started her teaching career teaching 11th and 12th graders. She has taught High school in Connecticut before becoming an Early Childhood Educator and a Special Educator. She holds a Master Degree in Biological Sciences and a Bachelors degree in Botany. She also holds a degree in Education and has certifications in Early Childhood Education. She shifted to Education administration as the Curriculum Coordinator, Program Specialist and Assistant Director and has been part of many leading programs. Being in the company of children and playing the role of being their advocate is what she loves most and her favorite thing is to instill love for reading in children. Her most-liked children's authors are Eric Carle, Ronald Dahl and Ruskin Bond. When not working, Ms. Sweta loves adventure sports, traveling, is a voracious reader and a passionate writer. She volunteers her time with NAMI Mercer NJ and NJ Special Olympics. She feels great to be a part of the Goddard Family!
  • Ms Rachel

    Ms Rachel

    Assistant Director
    Ms. Rachel has an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education from Middlesex County College and a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Kean University. She has over five years of experience in the teaching field, and enjoys providing a safe, fun, comfortable, and educational environment for children to grow. She believes that each child is unique and likes to show them how to be responsible and independent learners. Rachel also enjoys giving them the tools to believe in themselves and to respect one another. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with families and friends, and making arts and crafts.
  • Ms Mangal

    Ms Mangal

    Lead Infant Teacher
    Ms. Mangal is our lead Infant Teacher. She is a certified Child Development Associate with over 12 years of early childhood education experience in various early childhood institutions such as The Goddard School, Knowledge Beginnings, Kindercare, and Johnson & Johnson Child Development Center. After earning her bachelor’s degree in financial management from Mumbai University, she pursued her original passion for creative child enrichment, earned her CDA in 2009 & has maintained those credentials. In her free time, she loves to read, cook new cuisine & travel. Her motto in life is “To Be Proactive Than Reactive”, which she applies to her profession too. Every day she looks forward to making a difference in the lives of babies and to see smiles on the faces of families.
  • Ms Sarah

    Ms Sarah

    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Sarah has earned her CDA in 2017 for infant/toddler program. She has over 14 years of experience working with young toddlers and infants in many childcare settings. She loves watching children grow with learning and play. She has a special heart for all children and is dedicated to helping them reach their full potential.
  • Ms Jackie

    Ms Jackie

    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Jackie has an associate degree in Elementary Education from Raritan Valley Community College and a bachelor’s degree in Global Studies where she explored many different cultures and traditions from countries all over the world! She has over five years of experience with toddlers and enjoys watching them grow and learn each day! She believes that each child has their unique way to explore the world through the different domains of learning. She is proud to watch children reach their potential and develop their own personality. In her free time, she enjoys relaxing with friends and cuddling with her dog, Mac.
  • Ms Izabela

    Ms Izabela

    Lead Twos Teacher
    Ms. Izabela earned her Master's degree in Biology with a specialization in teaching at the secondary level. She also finished her postgraduate studies in Integral Early Childhood Education. She believes each child is unique with special talents and strengths that should be promoted at each level of education, and it's the responsibility of educators to properly direct their emotional and cognitive development to equip them with the essential knowledge and life skills. She is a huge proponent of continuous education in life, constantly striving for personal growth and professional development. She recently graduated from RVCC, where she completed the Health Science program and earned an Associate degree in Science. A healthy lifestyle is a priority that she incorporates into her curriculum as well.
  • Ms Karen

    Ms Karen

    Assistant Twos Teacher
    Ms. Karen has over 3 years of experience in early childhood education. During this time, she has worked with toddlers and preschool aged children. Ms. Karen enjoys being a resource teacher and is always giving a helping hand. She is bilingual and enjoys spending time with her son.
  • Ms Roswelin

    Ms Roswelin

    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Roswelin has over 4 years of experience working with infants and toddlers. Before moving to New Jersey, she lived in Texas, where she spent most of her time in The Goddard School and Primrose School. Roswelin loves to see the changes in children as they grow and develop. From taking their first steps, to saying their first words, she finds it wonderful to see the transition. Roswelin feels that she is also learning from them as well. She is a mother to a beautiful little girl named Jasmine. She loves being outdoors, reading, and spending time with her family.
  • Ms Kumkum

    Ms Kumkum

    Lead Preschool Teacher
    Ms. Kumkum is our lead Preschool teacher. She has her masters in English Literature with a degree in Mass Communication and Retail Management. After a long ten years' experience in the retail industry as a Retail Head, she started her own school in India. She has been teaching for more than six years now. Ms. Kumkum has experience in Montessori schools and also other schools like Kinder Care and The Learning Experience. She loves being with children. She enjoys helping them learn and grow in a safe and clean environment. Her main goal is to provide children with a proper base which will nourish them for their future.
  • Ms Serena

    Ms Serena

    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Serena is an alumna of the Pennsylvania State University. She graduated in 2022 with a bachelors in Biobehavioral Health and a minor in Human Development and Family Studies! Ms. Serena has been part of the Goddard family since 2020 in State College, PA, where she worked with children from infants to toddlers. During her spare time, she loves spending time with her Pit Bull named Nittany!
  • Ms Pooja

    Ms Pooja

    Assistant Preschool Teacher
    Ms. Pooja is our assistant teacher in the Preschool classroom. She graduated from The University of Delhi and has earned her Bachelor of Arts degree along with an Early Childhood Education Diploma from South Delhi Polytechnic School in India. Through a blend of play-based activities, interactive lessons, and personalized attention, Pooja ensures that each child's unique strengths and needs are met. She has two young daughters and in her spare time, she loves to do gardening and spend time with her family and friends.
  • Ms Munzarin

    Ms Munzarin

    Lead Pre-K Teacher
    Ms. Munzarin has been working in Early Childhood for the past ten years. She is passionate and motivated to create a fun learning atmosphere and make the time memorable for her students. Munzarin believes in positive-reinforcement teaching techniques to encourage students' behavior and growth. She has a bachelor's degree in History, Economics, and Political Science, a CDA, which she earned in 2000, an International Montessori Teaching Diploma in Early Childhood from North American Montessori Center, and an Advanced Fashion Design Diploma. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family and friends and go for long drives. She volunteers with her son in a refugee English Language literacy program to teach refugees from Afghanistan and Syria.
  • Ms Poornima

    Ms Poornima

    Lead Pre-K Teacher
    Ms. Poornima graduated from The University of Mysore in India, earning her Master of Arts degree along with a Bachelor of Education degree. She spent over 4 years teaching social, economic, and language subjects in higher primary and pre-university college settings. Her passion for teaching led her to volunteer with children aged 5-12 years. For her dedication, she received a community leadership award from Literacy Volunteers Family Center and a certificate for Parent Leadership Training from Stamford Public Education Foundation. In 2023, she earned a CDA. Poornima also received the President's Volunteer Service Award for her commitment to teaching the local language to our community. Alongside her teaching endeavors, Poornima enjoys singing and engaging in stage activities. She is a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and dedicated teacher who strives for the success of all her students. Poornima has one child whom she has nurtured to love learning, resulting in him winning prizes in ed
  • Ms Joshi

    Ms Joshi

    Lead Pre-K Teacher
    Ms. Kshiti has earned a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and has completed the Child Development Associate (CDA) program in New Jersey. Ms. Kshiti has been working in the Early preschool environment for the past 12 years and feels that teaching provides her with an opportunity for continual learning and growth. As an educator, she hopes to instill the love of learning in her students, as she shares her own passion for learning with them. Ms. Kshiti believes that positive enrichment and a continuation of structured environment will give students encouragement for learning. In her spare time, she enjoys spending it with her two boys. She love to play tennis, walk, and hike with her family. Ms. Joshi is also very passionate about Indian classical dance and is sure to make time for it!
  • Ms Sowjanya

    Ms Sowjanya

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Sowjanya has a Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology from Andhra University. She has over four years of experience in Early Childhood Education at Rising Kids, India. She has always loved being around kids and is passionate about teaching children as she gets to teach them things that they will carry with them for life. In her spare time, Sowjayna loves cooking and decorating. She also enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.
  • Ms Spencer

    Ms Spencer

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Spencer is currently a senior at The College of New Jersey. She is majoring in Early Childhood Education and History. She is also on track to get her Masters in Special Education. She have worked with various aged children in different school settings and she enjoys creating a foundation for students to help teach them new skills. Ms. Spencer is a strong believer that each child learns differently and it is something that she incorporates into her teaching at Goddard. Outside of the classroom, Ms. Spencer enjoy listening to music and spending time with her dogs Jackson and Charlotte.
  • Ms Hatice

    Ms Hatice

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Hatice has a Bachelor's degree in Psychological Guidance and Counseling. She taken Psychodrama Training which helps her express herself creatively and has training to help understand neurodiversity movement. Ms. Hatice has experience working at Adlerian Schools and Institutes. She loves creating art with children and believes that art brings the magic out of children.
  • Ms Christhea

    Ms Christhea

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Chrissy graduated from Berkeley College in Woodbridge NJ with a fashion and business degree. She has been working with children since 2020. It really became a passion for her as she watched children grow and learn new things while in her care. Ms. Chrissy believes that children make coming to work very amusing and fun. She enjoys teaching them new things and enjoys seeing their progression with learning as the days go by. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, trying new foods and traveling.
  • Ms Sabreenah

    Ms Sabreenah

    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Sabreenah graduated from Montgomery high school in 2022. She has experience in babysitting and from that, developed an interest and passion for teaching. Ms. Sabreenah grew a liking with taking care of children and teaching them new things. She enjoys being a part of a child’s growth and helping them become the best they can be! Ms. Sabreenah is looking forward to sharing her knowledge and helping each child based on their individual needs as well as making learning fun and enjoyable.
  • Ms Priya

    Ms Priya

    Lead PRE-K Teacher
    Ms. Priya is our Lead Pre-K teacher. She has over 14 years of experience in Early Childhood Education at various learning institutions such as Chinmaya Mission, Hindi USA, Kinder Castle, Montessori Children’s House, and The Learning Experience. She has taught the ‘Odyssey of the Mind’ program for South Brunswick Elementary School and served the Indian Navy as a Personal Assistant to Commander for five years. She graduated from the Mumbai University with a bachelor's degree in Commerce and a Diploma in Personnel Management from the Welingkar Institute of Management. Ms. Priya has done Montessori training and CDA from Ashworth College. She is also a certified Yoga teacher. She loves seeing children’s faces light up when they learn something new and reach their milestones. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, listening to music, dancing, and painting.
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