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. 

  •  Cindy & Randy, & Heather

    Cindy & Randy, & Heather

    Owners & On-Site Owner
    Ms. Cindy graduated from Penn State, Altoona. As a mother of two daughters, she played an active role in her children's education, volunteering in leadership roles in their school PTO. Ms. Cindy worked for the Cumberland Valley School District for 14 years serving in the high school guidance department. Ms. Cindy understands the importance of creating a warm, nurturing environment in which children have the opportunity to develop their true potential. Ms. Heather graduated from The University of Delaware with a degree in psychology, focusing on child development. Upon graduation, she worked in the field of education as a therapeutic support specialist working with children from preschool to middle school. She later helped develop and open a franchise location for The Little Gym where she served as Program Director. During college, she had the opportunity to work at The Goddard School located in Exton and immediately fell in love with their philosophy and approach to learning.
  • Ms Gina

    Ms Gina

    Director of Operations
    Ms. Gina graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she studied Child Development and Educational Psychology. As a teacher and director, she has the natural ability to connect with her students and demonstrates a passion for teaching young children. Her experiences as a teacher and background in child development help her deliver a well-rounded, nurturing, and engaging learning environment for all students. As a leader and mentor, Gina partners with our incredibly talented staff to ensure our students are provided with a high-quality education in a safe and healthy learning environment. She is committed to providing quality care and understands the importance of building a trusting relationship and keeping open-communication between parents and the school.
  • Ms Catherine

    Ms Catherine

    Director of Education
    Ms. Catherine has been working with students at The Goddard School for over five years. She has taught in Preschool and Pre-K classrooms, as well as worked as a team lead offering support and recommendations to other classrooms and teachers. Ms. Catherine received her degree in speech communication with a focus in public relations from Millersville University which led to opportunities to work in marketing, health care, and management positions. She later returned to Millersville to complete her post baccalaureate degree and certification in early childhood education. Ms. Catherine believes that teachers should provide a safe learning environment where students are given the opportunity to thrive and reach their fullest potential, while continually instilling a drive to learn and explore the world around them. In her spare time, Ms. Catherine enjoys working out, reading, and spending time with her growing family.
  • Ms Miranda

    Ms Miranda

    Kindergarten Program Director and Lead Teacher
    Ms. Miranda graduated from Kutztown University with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Pre-K to 4 and has been working at The Goddard School in Hershey since 2014. Since joining our organization, she has taken on multiple roles. As a senior faculty member, Ms. Miranda is well-trained in Goddard policies and upholds these standards within her classroom. After having her first child in 2021, Ms. Miranda knew first-hand the best place for her daughter was The Goddard School in Hershey. She demonstrates a passion for teaching young children and believes the key to early childhood education is making learning fun and exciting for the students. Ms. Miranda has a natural ability to connect with her students and brings a playful energy to our Kindergarten Classroom. Fun fact about Ms. Miranda, she loves to dance and takes hip hop dance classes!
  • Mr Scott

    Mr Scott

    Kindergarten Lead Teacher
    Mr. Scott, or better known as Mr. B, graduated from Rider University with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and American Studies. He received his teaching certification through the PA Board of Private Academic Schools and has worked with children in a variety of different settings ranging from licensed childcare centers, summer camps, and public education. Mr. B blends teaching and learning with an element of fun! He brings energy to our Kindergarten classroom and inspires his students to work hard each day, driving their curiosity to learn. Mr. B provides superior instructional support and works to create a learning environment that supports each child's individual needs. During his free time, Mr. B enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He is a Philadelphia sports fan and loves to watch The Eagles and the Phillies!
  • Miss Elana

    Miss Elana

    Pre-Kindergarten 1 Lead Teacher
    Miss Elana graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College where she obtained her associate degree in Early Childhood Education. With a love of teaching, she believes in creating a classroom environment where every child is valued as she helps them reach their full potential. Her favorite book, The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn is something that she loves to share with her class. In her free time, Miss Elana likes to watch movies or talk to her family down south.
  • Miss Alycia

    Miss Alycia

    Preschool 2 Lead Teacher
    Miss Alycia attended Millersville University where she earned her degree in Psychology. Prior to starting at The Goddard School, Alycia worked in different childcare settings, including summer camps and licensed centers; these experiences helped her find a passion for teaching. She believes the best foundation for learning is developing social-emotional skills. In the classroom, Alycia encourages her students to express their individuality! Outside of school, she loves to craft including crocheting, jewelry making, and more! Alycia loves all things animals, especially giraffes and frogs!
  • Ms Haifa

    Ms Haifa

    Preschool 1 Co-Teacher
    Ms. Haifa began her career in early childhood education in 2011 where she worked with children in both the United States and Lebanon. Haifa brings her experience as a mother of three into the classroom and builds trusting bonds with her students and families. Haifa is compassionate and dedicated! She is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, shopping, and spending quality time with her family.
  • Miss Megan

    Miss Megan

    Preschool 1 Lead Teacher
    Miss Megan attended Millersville University where she earned credits towards her degree in Early Childhood Education (PREK-4). She believes that fostering a child’s creativity and inquisitiveness is essential for reaching their fundamental milestones, while offering them an environment where they feel safe, loved, and supported. Throughout her several years working in licensed childcare facilities and as a private nanny, Megan has found a love for teaching and aides her students in finding their love for learning. Recognizing each child’s individual talents and interests and cultivating inclusivity. In her free time, Miss Megan likes to spend time reading and taking her dog for a walk.
  • Mr Ryan

    Mr Ryan

    Pre-Toddlers Co-Teacher
    Mr. Ryan attended Millersville University on a scholarship for baseball where he earned credits towards a degree in criminology. For several years Ryan worked as a coach for JumpBunch Fitness, with children 18 months to 12 years. His passion for fitness pours into his classroom daily, as he encourages the children to develop their fine and gross motor skills. When Mr. Ryan isn't at school; he enjoys spending his time with his wife Ms. Heather and watching the Phillies with his newborn son.
  • Miss Madison

    Miss Madison

    Get Set 2 Lead Teacher
    Miss Maddie joined the Goddard School in August of 2022. Maddie comes from a large family with 19 cousins, which played a key role in her love teaching. She has been working in the field of early childhood education since 2018 and has primarily worked with children ages 2-3. Maddie also earned a School-Age Professional Credential through PA Keys. Miss Maddie enjoys watching her students learn new skills every day and she believes children learn best through play! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family. She is also a big fan of hockey! Her favorite NHL team is The Detroit Red Wings.
  • Miss Lilly

    Miss Lilly

    Get Set 1 Lead Teacher
    Miss Lilly graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with her degree in Human Development and Family Sciences, minoring in Sociology. She connects with each of her students, developing secure relationships and creating long lasting bonds. Miss Lilly fosters emotional intelligence in her students by creating a classroom environment that offers guidance and support. Her willingness to help others and her patience makes her a great team player. When Miss Lilly is not at school, she likes to play the guitar and read.
  • Miss Megan

    Miss Megan

    Get Set 1 Lead Teacher
    Megan joined the Goddard family in October of 2023 after several years of experience working with young children as a nanny. While studying Studio Art at college Megan took a course on Child Development for her Psychology minor which sparked an interest in childcare. Megan believes in teaching with patience and intentionality. She loves watching children grow and learn and is excited to be a part of that! In her spare time Megan likes to paint, read, and spend time with her pet cat.
  • Ms Ashley

    Ms Ashley

    Toddler 2 Lead Teacher
    Ms. Ashley earned her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education in March of 2022, from Rasmussen University. She has worked in a licensed childcare setting for over 5 years! As a mother of four herself, Ms. Ashley understands the importance of recognizing each child as an individual. She believes the key to early childhood education is having open communication with parents and providing a safe and nurturing environment for all children and their families. She looks forward to seeing the excitement in the children’s eyes when they accomplish new goals and meet developmental milestones. In her free time, she likes to play games with her children and family and spending time outdoors! Ashley's favorite book quote is "A person's a person no matter how small." -Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears A Who!
  • Miss Molly

    Miss Molly

    Toddler 2 Lead Teacher
    Miss Molly joined our team with previous experience working in a licensed childcare center. She believes the key to early childhood education is allowing young children to experience the world around them, make mistakes, and try new things in a loving and safe environment. Molly continues to expand her knowledge in early childhood education by completing professional development courses in Infant/Toddler Care. In her spare time, Miss Molly enjoys going on hikes, watching documentaries, and being surrounded by family.
  • Ms Brodi

    Ms Brodi

    Pre-Toddler Lead Teacher
    Ms. Brodi joined The Goddard School of Hershey in August of 2016. She has been teaching young children since 2006 and has worked at two other Goddard School locations throughout her career. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Brodi creates a nurturing environment that also emphasizes meaningful, play-based learning in the classroom. Her lessons are enriching and developmentally age appropriate. She believes that everything is a learning opportunity and the most important thing a teacher can do is to inspire everyone to want to learn. Ms. Brodi spends her time outside of school supporting her own children with their interests and taking care of all of her pets!
  • Miss Kelsey

    Miss Kelsey

    First Steps Lead Teacher
    Miss Kelsey has been a part of our team since 2013! Kelsey first started at The Goddard School as an assistant teacher after graduating from Dauphin County Technical School. She has several years of experience working with young children as a babysitter for friends and family and has now taken on the role of a Lead Teacher in our First Steps class! Kelsey provides a sense of stability for the children and families at The Goddard School and helps her students foster their self-help skills. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and hunting. She also loves taking her nephew and cousins to Hersheypark.
  • Miss Jordan

    Miss Jordan

    First Steps Assistant Teacher
    Jordan joined our Goddard faculty in 2023! She first worked in a floating role, filling in wherever she was needed and providing classroom coverage. It was during this time that she developed a love for working with Infants and Young Toddlers. Jordan loves watching the students in her class grow, whether it be taking their first steps or using their first words! She encourages communication in the classroom by creating an environment that fosters language development and teaches the children sign language, along with verbal and non-verbal skills. In her free time, Jordan likes to be outdoors! She also enjoys hockey, coloring, and playing lacrosse.
  • Miss Chelsea

    Miss Chelsea

    Infant Lead Teacher
    Miss Chelsea graduated from Slippery Rock University with a dual degree in Education and Special Ed. Chelsea has multiple years of experience working with children in a licensed childcare setting. As a Lead Teacher in Infants, she specializes in providing individualized care to each of her students. Her work ethic and dedication to the field of early childhood education makes her an asset to our school. Outside of work, Miss Chelsea loves to sing, travel, and spend time with her nephews.
  • Miss Taylor

    Miss Taylor

    Infant Lead Teacher
    Miss Taylor has been a teacher with The Goddard School since 2022. She gained valuable experience working in early childhood after spending a number of years working with children in a licensed childcare facility. As a mother, Taylor recognizes that children need individualized care and prioritizes that in her classroom. She provides a safe and nurturing environment for children to begin building their early skills, and she loves to watch her students achieve new milestones. Taylor maintains open communication with classroom families which allows her to quickly develop strong and trusting relationships. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching true crime documentaries.
  • Miss Brionna

    Miss Brionna

    Assistant Teacher
    Miss Brionna joined our team in 2023. In her role as an Assistant Teacher, she helps in all classrooms, but primarily works with our Infants and Kindergarteners. Brionna's patient and caring demeanor brings a sense of calm to the classroom. As a former gymnastics coach for preschool-aged children she is able to quickly connect with the students in her care and utilize age-appropriate strategies to support the classroom. Brionna's reliability and positive attitude make her a key player in the day-to-day operations of our school. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughters, working on arts and crafts activities, and baking.
  • Ms Debbie

    Ms Debbie

    Substitute Teacher
    Miss Debbie comes to us with experience working at another Goddard School. As a mother of two herself, she understands the importance of providing a nurturing environment in which children can learn. Miss Debbie had an in home child care center at her house for 8 years. She looks forward to getting to know all of the children and families at our school!
  • Ms Patricia

    Ms Patricia

    Substitute Teacher
    Ms. Patty graduated from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science and a Major in Home Economics. She taught Family and Consumer Science for 30 years at Elizabethtown Area High School before making her move to early childhood education. She always brings a professional, thoughtful, organized, and expert approach to our center. Patty is highly appreciated for her exceptional patience and engaging nature with children. In her spare time, she enjoys visiting her granddaughters in Pittsburgh.
  • Miss Lexie

    Miss Lexie

    Assistant Teacher
    Miss Lexie graduated from Lower Dauphin High School and attended Penn State for Biobehavioral Health. She is currently pursuing her nursing degree through UPMC. Lexie's career aspirations include becoming a pediatric occupational therapist. Miss Lexie helps out at The Goddard School after-school hours and during her summer breaks. Lexie enjoys working with children of all ages but especially enjoys spending time in the Infant Classroom.
  • Mr Colton

    Mr Colton

    Pre-K 1 and Before/After School Teacher
    Mr. Colton is currently enrolled at Millersville University and pursuing his bachelor's degree in education. Colton believes in building a safe and inclusive learning environment where every student feels valued, respected, and empowered to explore their full potential. By cultivating a space where different perspectives and dialogue is encouraged, he aims to inspire young learners! When not in school, Mr. Colton enjoys reading, live music, and traveling with his wife and two dogs.
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