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.

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. 

  •  Michelle

    Michelle

    Director
    Miss Michelle graduated from Kutztown University and is the director here at The Goddard School. Michelle feels that one can learn something new each and every day in a preschool setting. She also loves learning about how a preschool is operated on a daily basis. She believes children learn best through hands on learning experiences. In her free time, you can find Miss Michelle hiking, fishing and jumping rocks at St. Peters village. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
  •  Ambyre

    Ambyre

    Assistant Director
    Miss Ambyre is the Assistant Director here at the Goddard School. She loves educating and learning right alongside the children. She enjoys watching the children learn and teaching them new things. Miss Ambyre believes children learn best when they are given a fun, safe environment where they are allowed to make mistakes and learn from them.
  •  Madison

    Madison

    Lead Teacher - Honey bees
    Miss Madison recently just graduated from Reading Area Community College with an Associate's degree in Health Science. She has five years of experience in childcare and took Early Childhood Education classes throughout her high school years. She picked teaching because she loves helping children learn new things. She loves to see kids progress and reach their milestones. She feels being a teacher is the most rewarding feeling because she loves to see her students learn and grow.
  •  Julia

    Julia

    Assistant Teacher - Playful Penguins
    Miss Julia is the assistant teacher in our Playful Penguins classroom. She has experience babysitting her siblings and other family members. Miss Julia believes that children learn best with hands-on experiences and repetition. Outside of work Miss Julia likes to play with her dog, hang out with friends, and listen to music.
  •  Hannah

    Hannah

    Lead Teacher - Barnyard Buddies
    Miss Hannah has previously worked in a childcare setting for 4 years as the two-year-old teacher. She has come to Goddard school to pursue her career as a teacher. Her dream has always been to become a teacher where in her classroom the children always know they are loved. Miss. Hannah believes in a child directed approach. The child’s curiosity is what leads the classroom. She also believes emotional skills are extremely important to learn at this age to help expand how they see themselves and their friends. Before Miss Hannah ever started teaching, she became a swim coach for the Boyertown Navy Seals. Currently she is still a coach there as well as the Boyertown High School’s swim coach. For fun she loves to line dance and hang out with friends. She is beyond excited to be a part of the Goddard Family!
  •  Angeleen

    Angeleen

    Assistant Teacher- Barnyard Buddies
    Miss Angeleen is part of our flex staff here at the Goddard School. She is new to the childcare industry but has experience taking care of children, thanks to her 5 siblings. Miss Angeleen is open to learning more about children's early learning and growth. When Miss Angeleen isn't working, she is spending time with her large family.
  •  Alison

    Alison

    Co-Lead Teacher - Happy Hoppers
    Miss Alison is one of our co-lead teachers in the Happy Hoppers classroom. She received her associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Montgomery County Community College in 2020. Before coming to Goddard, Miss Alison worked at a summer camp for 3 years which is where she discovered her passion for working with children. She believes that children learn best through experiences and praising good behaviors. She wants to help them become the best versions of themselves. Outside of school, Miss Alison loves art and painting, animals (especially dogs!), and spending time with friends and family.
  •  Rinky

    Rinky

    Co-Lead Teacher - Happy Hoppers
    Miss Rinky is one of our lead teachers at the Goddard School. Previously, she worked as an instructional assistant in a Montessori School. She holds a degree in Bachelors of Arts from University of Delhi, India and also holds a Diploma in International Tourism. She strongly believes, "Children learn by observing, listening, exploring, experimenting and asking questions". Rinky enjoys spending her spare time with family and also loves to paint, travel, cook different dishes and listen to music.
  •  Ashley

    Ashley

    Lead Teacher - Jungle Cubs
    Miss Ashley is our lead teacher in Jungle Cubs. She spent three years at Northampton Community College where she studied early childhood education. Miss Ashley has worked in child care for 3 years with different age groups. She believes that children learn best when they feel safe and valued. She loves to teach through songs, reading, and movement! In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family, watch sports, read, and engage in health & fitness.
  •  Ann

    Ann

    Assistant Teacher - Jungle Cubs
    Miss Ann is a graduate from Sauron Valley High School and attended Lehigh Carbon Community College where she majored in Early Childhood Education. She believes every child learns at their own pace. Miss Ann feels rewarded when a child learns something new. She enjoys doing puppet shows, funny songs, and messier the art project the better! Miss Ann enjoys playing games and spending time with her family and dog, Daisy (15 yrs).
  •  Jackie

    Jackie

    Lead Teacher- Kind Kangroos
    Miss Jackie is our lead teacher in the Kind Kangaroo classroom. She has 10 years of experience in childcare and has completed several certifications in the Penn State Better Kid Care program. She has worked with all age groups and for the last several years has supervised and taught toddlers of all ages. Miss Jackie believes that children learn best in supportive environments and that education should also be fun. Her goal is to ensure that every child receives the individual attention they deserve. The individualization will help with their development and growth. In her spare time, Miss Jackie enjoys hanging out with her family (including her two loving sons), taking vacations at the Jersey Shore, and expanding her essential oils collection.
  •  Sarah

    Sarah

    Co-Lead Teacher - Salty Sea Turtles
    Miss Sarah is one of our lead teachers here. She graduated from Kutztown University in May of 2020 with a bachelors degree in Elementary Education Pre-K through 4th grade and Special Education Pre-K through 8th grade. In her free time, Miss Sarah enjoys spending time with her horse, Bentley, spending time with her friends & family, and going to concerts. Miss Sarah believes that not only can students learn from their teachers, but their teachers can learn from their students. Her favorite part of working with children is watching them connect concepts or ideas and have a “lightbulb moment” where suddenly things make sense.
  •  Monica

    Monica

    Lead Teacher - Charming Cheetahs
    Miss Monica recently moved to Pennsylvania from California. She earned her Bachelor Degree in Child Development from California State University, Dominguez Hills in 2017. She had previously worked at a preschool on California State University Dominguez Hills’ campus in a toddler room. Miss Monica believes children learn best through hands on experience in an environment where they feel cared for and supported. She loves to read books with children and sing songs with them. In her free time, you will find Miss Monica spending time with family, reading, or baking.
  •  Kailyn

    Kailyn

    Assistant Teacher - Charming Cheetahs
    Miss Kailyn is one of the teachers here at Goddard. Miss Kailyn has been working in a daycare setting for 2 years. Before that, she was babysitting for numerous families over the past 8 years. Miss Kailyn completed and received her CDA in October 2021. Miss Kailyn believes that children learn best with hands on experiences. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family and friends, her many pets, and play guitar, piano, and sing!
  •  Angelina

    Angelina

    Lead Teacher- Evergreen Elk
    Miss Angelina has been in childcare for over 6 years. She is currently pursuing and studying towards her Early Education Degree. In Miss Angelina's spare time, she loves being with her family and son. She also enjoys going to the beach and gardening. Her goal is to get children to learn fun, new and exciting things in a safe and happy environment.
  •  Daniel

    Daniel

    Assistant Teacher - Flex
    Mr Daniel is an Assistant Teacher here at Goddard. Mr Daniel enjoys watching the children learn and play in a fun & safe environment. He believes that the best way for a child to learn is at their own pace while being encouraged to do their best. In his free time, Mr Daniel enjoys reading, writing, listening to music, and hanging out with his friends.
  •  Sarah

    Sarah

    Assistant Teacher - Flex
    Sarah Burrell joined our team in mid-September 2023. Sarah is a Gilbertsville native and a 2023 Boyertown graduate. She also attended New Hanover Elementary and Middle School East. Sarah has always loved children and remembers fondly the years when her mom would watch little ones in their home. She enjoyed helping by spending time with the kids or even rocking them to sleep. In addition, she has experience babysitting for a local family for many years. Sarah looks forward to learning more and contributing to the safe, nurturing environment that the Goddard School provides to the children placed in their care.
  •  Amber

    Amber

    Flex Staff
    Miss Amber has had the joy of help raising her niece for the past three years. She has learned that watching and helping the little ones develop is a rewarding experience and wants to include that in her career. Right now she is in school for nursing at Montgomery County Community College. Over the past years she found that working with children is her passion. Eventually she sees herself in a medical setting while working with children. Outside of school Amber loves spending time with her family and family, going camping, and fishing. She is excited to join the Goddard family!
  •  Brittney

    Brittney

    Flex Teacher
    Miss Brittney is currently attending Reading Area Community College and will transfer to Kutztown University to finish out her degree in Social Work. She loves to watch children learn, grow and discover new things. She thinks children learn best with hands on activities and in an environment where they can discover things on their on safely and supervised. Outside of work Miss Brittney loves to fish, spend time with friends, go to the gym and ride her four-wheeler.
  •  Cheyenne

    Cheyenne

    Flex Teacher
    Miss Cheyenne has enjoyed working with preschoolers for the past three years during high school at BASH. She has come to the Goddard School to gain more experience and knowledge about little ones, before she goes off to become a preschool teacher. Miss Cheyenne is currently enrolled in Montgomery Community College, majoring in Early Childhood Education and minoring in Special Education. Miss Cheyenne thinks that children learn best in a safe environment while actively engaging with their peers. She also believes that it is best for children to learn using their cognitive and interpersonal skills. In Miss Cheyenne’s free time, she enjoys being outdoors, spending time with family, playing with her two dogs (Butterball and Zeke), and watching football!
  •  Christa

    Christa

    FLEX STAFF
    Miss Christa is one of our teachers here at the Goddard School. She graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in December 2021. She has a bachelor's degree in Behavioral Sciences with a double major in Psychology and Art. Miss Christa believes learning is not linear, children learn in many different ways and at their own pace. Miss Christa enjoys watching the wonder of learning in children’s eyes. She believes that the best environment for children to learn is where they're given the freedom to explore the world with supervision. In her free time, you’ll find Miss Christa exploring the outdoors. Or just relaxing in a hammock reading a good book.
  •  Dawn

    Dawn

    Flex Teacher
    Miss Dawn graduated from Temple University with a bachelors degree in Early/Elementary Education. She has over 20 years experience working in childcare. She has worked with infants through age 8 years old. Each age group has its own fun adventures and experiences. She learned new lessons with each age group. Miss Dawn believes that each child learns at his/her own specific pace and time. They learn from teacher guided activities as well as hands on individual experiences. Learning can be fun and exciting when presented in many different ways. The children can teach us as much as we teach them sometimes. Her favorite part is watching big smiles form across their faces when they learn something new and apply their knowledge. Her favorite activities outside of school are spending time with my daughter and husband. She also likes to read Nicholas Sparks books.
  •  Hayley

    Hayley

    FLEX Teacher
    Miss Hayley is part of the flex teachers at Goddard. Although Miss Hayley is new to our Flex Staff, she was with us as an assistant & lead teacher previously for a few years. Miss Hayley loves incorporating new and exciting lessons. She loves engaging with the children and getting to watch them learn new things. Outside of Goddard, Miss Hayley loves being a mom and being outside.
  •  Jason

    Jason

    Flex Teacher
    Mr. Jason is our assistant teacher in the jungle cub's classroom. He is currently attending Kutztown University and is majoring in film but plans to switch to education. In his free time, Mr. Jason enjoys playing music, watching movies, and hanging out with his pets, Obi and Figaro. Mr. Jason believes the best way to teach is to treat the children with respect and to relate to their interests.
  •  Madison

    Madison

    Flex Teacher
    Miss Maddi is part of the flex staff at the Goddard School. She currently is attending Kutztown University studying both Special Education and Early Elementary Education. She really enjoys watching children learn and try new things. She believes that children learn best when being in a kind, safe, and fun environment. Outside of Goddard, she enjoys spending time with her family & friends and going to the gym.
  •  Mariama

    Mariama

    Flex Teacher
    Miss Mariama is one of our flex teachers. She is happily married and has a daughter. Miss Mariama loves children and enjoys taking care of them as well as helping them to grow. Miss Mariama loves spending time with family and friends in her spare time.
  •  Vanessa

    Vanessa

    Flex Teacher
    Miss Vanessa worked in a childcare setting for 3 years at Upper Perkiomen Child Care Center and has worked as a nanny for 2 years. She has come here to the Goddard School to help pursue her dream of working as a teacher. She is currently enrolled in Montgomery County Community College majoring in Early Childhood/Elementary Education and minoring in Fine Arts. She is looking forward to getting her Associate’s degree this fall of 2023. Her dream has always been to be a teacher one day in a classroom working with little ones and helping them learn as they grow. Miss Vanessa thinks it is always important for the little ones to learn their fine motor skills and cognitive learning in the classroom to help them expand their minds and explore as a person. Outside the classroom, she loves to paint, hike, explore new states and countries, craft, play with her dog Piper, and hang out with friends and family. She is thrilled to be a part of the Goddard family!
  •  Ashley

    Ashley

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Ashley is a colead in our Playful Penguins classroom. Ms. Ashley has been working in a childcare setting for over 5 years now! Her love for children started when she was younger and would babysit her younger cousins. Ms. Ashley loves watching the children grow and hit all their milestones. Ms. Ashley believes all the children grow and learn at their own pace and in their own ways. When Ms. Ashley is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, animals, and husband.
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