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.


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 Himani

    Ms Himani

    Assistant Director
    Hi! I'm Ms. Himani. I have my Bachelors in Occupational Therapy. I have been working with children for several years. My own children have even attended the Goddard School! My goals in the classroom are to make learning as interactive as possible, and cater to the individual needs of each child so they can flourish and reach their full potential!
  • Miss Charisse

    Miss Charisse

    Co-Lead Teacher - Infants
    My name is Charisse. My passion has always been working with children. I am a mother of a wonderful 11 year old boy. I'm very interested in food from all over the world. My favorite color is blue. I am happy to be a teacher at the Goddard school.
  • Ms Rachel

    Ms Rachel

    Lead Teacher Infants
    I am Ms. Rachel and I am the Lead Teacher in Infants at the Goddard school. I am a High School graduate and have been working with children since 2013. I am very excited to be working with your families!
  •  Maritza


    Assistant Teacher
    My name is Ms. Maritza, I love children and spending time with them. I enjoy being the Co Lead teacher for the infant room!
  • Ms Emelita

    Ms Emelita

    Lead Teacher - Young Toddler
    Hello! My name is Emily. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education in the Philippines. I have taught for 17 years before I moved here, & have worked in Preschool for over 5 years. I'm so glad I've joined the Goddard team!
  • Ms Norma

    Ms Norma

    Assistant Teacher - Young Toddler
    Hello, my name is Norma and I am an assistant teacher. I have many years of experience working with children and I am happy to be a part of the Goddard family. I have my Associates degree in Business and have experience as an Administrative Assistant.
  • Ms Shehla

    Ms Shehla

    Lead Teacher Preschool 2
    I am Ms. Shehla and I am the Lead Teacher in Preschool 1. I have over 15 years of experience in Early Childhood Education and have a high commitment in quality teaching. I am excited to be a part of the Goddard Family and ecstatic to teach your children!
  • Ms Beth

    Ms Beth

    Lead Teacher - Older Toddler
    Hi! My name is Ms. Beth and I am the Lead Teacher in the Older Toddler classroom. I have over 10+ years of experience of caring for and supervising children. I understand that all children are unique and special in their own little way and I love working with children and helping them discover their abilities so they can grow!
  • Ms Fatima

    Ms Fatima

    Lead Teacher- Pre-K
    I am Ms. Fatima and I am the Lead teacher in Pre-K 2. I have been working with children for over 13 years and I have my CDA. I enjoy working with children and seeing them learn, play and grow. I am so excited to be a part of your child’s education!
  • Ms Camila

    Ms Camila

    Lead Teacher - First Steps
    My education goal is to get my doctorate and become a therapist or school counselor. On my spare time I like to read books, catch up on homework and read new research on mental illnesses. I have two children, Caylie (2 yo) and Caesar (7m). I will be graduating from Rutgers University this May with a Bachelors in Psychiatric Rehab Treatment. I have been working in daycares for 6 years.
  • Ms Rida

    Ms Rida

    Lead Teacher
    Hi, I am Ms. Rida! I have more than a year and a half experience with Pre-School and Pre-k. I love interacting with the children , listening to their stories and seeing how quickly they grow . I believe we never stop learning and I always want my students to know that we can learn from each other.
  • Miss Skyler

    Miss Skyler

    Assistant Teacher
    Hello! My name is Skylar, I'm an assistant teacher for Pre-School 1. I am a senior in High School and hope to study social work in college. My favorite thing to do is cheerleading!
  • Miss Brittney

    Miss Brittney

    Co-Lead Teacher
    My name is Ms. Brittney. I am a mom of a two year old boy. I am the Get Set Assistant teacher. I have a passion for teaching and I love being with the kids everyday to help them through their milestones.
  •  Sydney


    Assistant Teacher
    Hi! My name is Sydney. I’m going into my Senior year of high school in September, and I hope to study pharmacology in the future. I am very excited to work with the children at the Goddard School. In my free time I enjoy listening to music and playing the flute.
  • Ms Sima

    Ms Sima

    Assistant Teacher
    My name is Sima. Teaching and sharing your knowledge is the best thing a person ca offer to human kind and more particularly to innocent children. When it comes to teaching. I can say my heart is full for them.
  • Ms Kennedy

    Ms Kennedy

    Assistant Teacher
    Hi, my name is Kennedy. I am an assistant teacher. I have a love for kids and for ballet! They brighten my day everyday!
  • Ms Vanessa

    Ms Vanessa

    I have been a part of early childhood education for the past 14 years with experience in not just teaching and directing but also in the development of science and early reading enrichment programs for young children that are geared towards building a strong foundation for future success. i am extremely passionate about working with young children and my goal is to provide a safe nurturing and loving environment in which children can explore their full potential through hands-on, interactive methods of learning, whilst building strong social relationships and connections. I have a background in business administration and have established a successful cultural organization where children can immerse themselves in different programs like performing arts, music, coding etc thus enhancing their education.
  • Ms Elizabeth

    Ms Elizabeth

    My name is Elizabeth Tierney, or Ms. Lizzie if you’d like! I’ve been working in the Early Childhood Education field for over 20 years and I am so excited to be a part of the Goddard team! I began my journey in ECE as a Pre-K teacher and moved up with my students to Kindergarten. From there I began to gain experience as a manager and over the years have led many centers to success! Some of my achievements include national accreditation through NAEYC at 5 separate centers, celebrated being a star-rated center twice while managing centers in Louisiana and Mississippi, and my biggest achievement has been watching all the children in my care grow and succeed! I graduated from Rutgers University with a BA in English and over the years have completed numerous trainings, courses and certifications in the ECE field. I am currently working towards my Diversity, Equity and Inclusion certificate and I’m excited to share all I have learned with the team and families.
  • Miss Kelly

    Miss Kelly

    Lead Teacher Infants
    Hi! My name is Kelly and I’m a Lead Teacher here at Goddard. I’ve been with Goddard for about 5 years. I came with over 10 years of experience in childcare, working with every age group before. I absolutely love working with the little ones! I have my high school diploma & a background in nursing and healthcare. I am in the process of finishing my CDA. I also have a 14-year-old daughter named Riley!
  • Ms Ashley

    Ms Ashley

    Assistant Teacher
    Hello Parents. My name is Ms. Ashley Gittens and I am from Guyana. I am so excited to be part of your kids day and life. I love kids and enjoy nurturing the little minds to grow and love together.

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