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. 

  • Mr T.J.

    Mr T.J.

    Owner
    I am excited to be the on-site owner of The Goddard School located in Murrysville. I have three children of my own and recognize the importance of a safe and nurturing first educational experience. My family is the basis for the reason that I chose The Goddard School. I'm proud to offer the opportunity for children to grow through exploration and hands on learning. I'm happy to be able to provide The Goddard School's outstanding program to the surrounding community.
  • Miss Kelly

    Miss Kelly

    Director
    Kelly is the Director of the Goddard school located in Murrysville, PA. She oversees the day to day functionality of our program and ensures our staff are consistently meeting or exceeding the standards set by Goddard Systems. Kelly has worked in the Early Childhood Education field since 2003 and has held every position available in a childcare setting. Kelly currently holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a specialized focus on Child Development and Childhood Literature. She is passionate about creating a strong foundation of learning for all children and feels that Goddard is the best place for her to succeed in this goal. Kelly can be reached at our school any time if you ever have any questions regarding the educational or emotional development of your child!
  • Ms Bobbiesue

    Ms Bobbiesue

    Education Director
    Miss Bobbiesue is the Director of Education of The Goddard School in Murrysville, PA. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from California University of Pennsylvania and a PA Teaching Certificate in Early Childhood Education Prek-4. Miss Bobbiesue has over 8 years of experience working with children from ages of 6 months to 12 years. She joined the Goddard School in June 2019 where she was the PreK Teacher. She was promoted to Director of Education February 2021. Miss Bobbiesue loves watching children discover the world around them. She is honored to be a part of the Goddard School team.
  • Miss Alana

    Miss Alana

    Lead Preschool Teacher
    Miss Alana is a Lead Teacher for the Preschool Program at The Goddard School in Murrysville. Miss Alana also spends time in the evenings in the office. She graduated from Carlow University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Development and Learning and obtained a minor in Child Development in Psychology. Miss Alana began her career at The Goddard School in Murrysville in August 2020. She has a passion for working with and teaching young children and believes that children learn the best through different play experiences. Miss Alana also believes that safe and nurturing classroom environments are essential for children. She strives to keep an open communication policy with the children, the families, and the other employees at The Goddard School. She is excited to begin her career at The Goddard School because she wants to make a difference in the lives of young children, and she plans to use her education and previous experience in the field to guide her and her teaching philosophy!
  • Miss Brooke

    Miss Brooke

    Lead Preschool Teacher
    Miss Brooke is a lead teacher in our Pre-K program. Miss Brooke holds a bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She has over 8 years of experience working with children of all ages and has always loved working with children. Miss Brooke came to the Goddard School in May 2022 and is thrilled to join the Goddard family. She is excited to be able to watch the children learn and grow. She believes children learn best in a safe, nurturing, loving, and fun environment. She is looking forward to making a positive impact on her students and their families.
  • Miss Erin

    Miss Erin

    Pre-K Lead Teacher
    Miss Erin is a lead teacher in the Pre-K. She started at The Goddard School in July 2021. Miss Erin graduated from West Virginia State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and plans on getting her Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education in the future. Miss Erin loves working with children and has 5 years of experience in childcare. She believes the best way to help a child learn and grow is to create a safe and welcoming environment for them to thrive in. Miss Erin is looking forward to building positive relationships with the children and families!
  •  Charity

    Charity

    Infant Teacher
    Miss Charity is the lead teacher in the infant classroom. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from The University of Pittsburgh. Miss Charity has worked in the Dream classroom since January of 2022.
  • Ms Heather

    Ms Heather

    Lead Teacher- PreK
    Miss Heather is one of the Lead Teachers in our PreK Program. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. She also has her Reading Specialist Certificate from the University of Pittsburgh. Miss Heather has over 7 years of experience working with children and also spent time working for the Walt Disney Company in Florida. She loves watching children learn and grow and gain an excitement about the world around them. She is excited to use her experiences to create hands-on activities and help her students become life long learners!
  • Ms Julie

    Ms Julie

    Lead Teacher- Preschool
    Miss Julie is a Lead Teacher in our PreK Program. She came to the Goddard School in July 2019 and is very excited to be joining the great faculty and to get to know all of the wonderful families. She holds degrees from Saint Vincent College and Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has over 10 years of experience working with children. Julie is eager to develop in her role as an early childcare educator in order to provide the best experiences possible for all children both socially, emotionally, and academically; as well as to help them develop a lifelong love of learning. She believes that children learn best through play and hands on experiences in a safe, nurturing environment like The Goddard School provides.
  •  Deanna

    Deanna

    Infant Teacher
    Miss Deanna is the Assistant Teacher for the Infant Program at The Goddard School in Murrysville. She currently holds an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and is working on her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Development and Learning with a minor in Special Education. She has over 10 years experience working with children. Miss Deanna began her career at The Goddard School in Murrysville in August 2022. She has a passion for working with and teaching young children and loves the adventure each day brings.
  •  Lizzy

    Lizzy

    Lead Teacher
    Miss Lizzy recently came back to Goddard after having her daughter Lillah who is now 1 and in the 1-year-old classroom! She has a little over 10 years of experience working with children and has a Bachelors Degree in Instructional Studies from Point Park University! Miss Lizzy is so excited to be part of your child’s education journey and can’t wait to make memories with them!
  •  Emily

    Emily

    Pre School Teacher
    Hi, my name is Miss Emily! I will be joining the Goddard School Family in the Imagine Room! I am so excited to get to know all of you! In 2015, right out of high school I began working in childcare, and have been in it ever since! I have been in rooms of all ages, but I found my love teaching preschool and have been a preschool teacher for 5 years. In May 2020, I graduated from Seton Hill University, with my B.A in Early Childhood and Special Education. In my free time, I love spending time with my family and friends. I also enjoy camping, riding quads, and canvas painting and drawing. I also enjoy watching baking shows, listening to country music, going to Penguin Hockey games and walking my dog, Bella.
  •  Kaleigh

    Kaleigh

    Toddler Teacher
    Miss Kaleigh joined The Goddard School in June of 2022. Miss Kaleigh enjoys working with children and helping them discover new things. She believes that the early years of a child's life are the most important for their growth and development.
  •  Shanna

    Shanna

    Toddler Teacher
    Miss Shanna is our Teacher in the toddler classroom. She joined The Goddard School in June of 2023 and has been working with young children since 2008.
  •  Katelyn

    Katelyn

    Assistant Teacher
    Miss Katie joined The Goddard School in October of 2022. Miss Katie works in the toddler classroom. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time running with her dog.
  •  Christa

    Christa

    Toddler Teacher
    Miss Christa joined The Goddard School in August of 2023. She currently works with young toddlers.
  •  Sasha

    Sasha

    Toddler Teacher
    Sasha joined The Goddard School August of 2023. She is one of our toddler teachers.
  •  Mitzi

    Mitzi

    Resource Teacher
    Miss Mitzi started at the Goddard School in January of 2024.
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