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. 

  •  Gaby


    Onsite owner
    Gaby is our onsite owner, she has a Bachelor's degree in Controls Engineering and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Xavier University. Prior to joining the Goddard family, she spent her career working as an engineer and project manager in the aerospace industry, where she met her Goddard business partner Alex. Gaby is married to Matt and they have two daughters, she is passionate about providing a safe and fun environment for children.
  •  Alex


    Alex is the on-site owner of the Goddard School in West Chester, OH. Before that, Alex worked for over 10 years in the aviation industry as an Electrical Engineer, where she met her Goddard business partner Gaby. Alex also has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Xavier University. She is married to Steve and they have two children. Alex is excited to be part of the Mason Deerfield Goddard family!
  •  Angela


    Director of Operations
    Ms. Angela earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Pathology from Miami University with an award in Deaf Studies from Cincinnati State University. She has taught prekindergarten and also worked as an administrator for summer academic programs since 2008.
  •  Hilary


    Director of Education
    Ms. Hilary has worked in early childhood education since 2009, including teaching in our preschool program. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Integrative Studies with a concentration in Family Studies and Pre-kindergarten Education from Miami University in Oxford, OH. Ms. Hilary joined The Goddard School in 2014.
  •  Rayonna


    Assistant Director
    Ms. Ray has her Associate of Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Care and Education from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. She has previous experience in Early Childhood Education and joined our faculty in 2019.
  •  Ashley


    Co-Lead Teacher
    Ms. Ashley joined our team in 2019 after staying home and raising her own children. She has experience working with our preschool and infant programs. Ms. Ashley is a Co-Lead Teacher in our infant room.
  •  Deepti


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Deepti earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree at Delhi University in India. She also completed Early Childhood Care & Education coursework in India. Additionally, Ms. Deepti has completed her Child Development Associate Certificate. She joined our staff in May 2018 and is teaching in our Get Set for Preschool program.
  •  Elizabeth


    Co-Lead Teacher
    Ms. Elizabeth is currently working on an associates degree at Cincinnati State. She has over ten years of experience working with children. Ms. Elizabeth finds fulfillment in helping children grow up and discover the world. She joined our faculty in May 2023 and is a Co-Lead Teacher in our infant room.
  •  Hollie


    Lead Teacher
    Miss Hollie completed her Child Development Associate Certificate at Scarlet Oaks Career Center in 2020. She joined our school in May 2019 and has experience working with many age groups. Miss Hollie teaches in our Preschool program.
  •  Lizbeth


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Liz has her Associates in Early Childhood Development from Miami University. She did her student teaching in our Pre-Kindergarten room in January 2019 and joined our staff as a Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher in May 2019.
  •  Maria


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Maria has an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and brings 6 years of early childhood experience in addition to 9 years as a nurse’s assistant. She is the older infant lead teacher in our Panda Room. She joined our staff in January 2021.
  •  Ryan


    Lead Teacher
    Mr. Ryan attended Lincoln Christian College, where he studied children’s ministry, and is interested in earning a CDA (Child Development Associate). He brings previous experience as a Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, a Childcare Center Assistant Director, as well as a Director of a Boys and Girls Club. Mr. Ryan loves teaching children because it brings the opportunity to be a role model and a positive influence. He joined our team in June 2023 and is a Lead Teacher in our Pre-Kindergarten program.
  •  Eli


    Assistant Teacher
    Mr. Eli has an Associates Degree in liberal arts from Sinclair Community College. He has worked in early childhood education since 2019. Mr. Eli joined our faculty in March 2020 and has experience teaching children of all ages.
  •  Kate


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Kate is a graduate of Sycamore High School and is pursuing her interest in Early Childhood Education. She has experience working with all ages and is the Assistant Teacher in one of our Toddler classrooms. Miss Kate joined our team in June 2020.
  •  Maricar


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Maricar is currently pursuing her Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA). She has worked in our toddler program and is currently assisting in our Toddler program. Ms. Maricar joined our team in August 2019.
  •  Natasha


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Tasha has previous experience in childcare. She believes that helping children grow and develop is a gift. Ms. Tasha joined our staff in June 2023 and assists in our Preschool classroom.
  •  McKenley


    Resource Teacher
    Ms. McKenley has experience working with children in an in-home care setting. She finds helping children learn and discover their interests/talents very rewarding. Ms. McKenley joined our staff in June 2022 and is a Resource Teacher, helping out where needed in the school.
  •  Michelle


    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Michelle is a Resource Teacher and works where needed in the school. She has studied Early Childhood Education at the University of Cincinnati. Ms. Michelle has been working with preschoolers since 1986 and joined our school in 2009.
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