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. 

  •  Scott


    On-Site Owner
    Scott and Kayte are thrilled to be able to provide The Goddard School’s outstanding program to the children and families in the Plymouth Meeting community. They are raising three children of their own and recognize the importance of a safe and nurturing learning environment, which is why they chose to open The Goddard School in Plymouth Meeting in Fall 2017. Scott earned his bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing from The University of Hartford and Kayte earned her bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communications from Drexel University. Prior to becoming on-site owners of The Goddard School located in Plymouth Meeting, Scott had been working in real estate, while Kayte managed a hair salon for eleven years in Conshohocken before she became a stay at home mom to their three children.
  • Ms Leanne

    Ms Leanne

    Director of Operations
    Ms. Leanne has been a part of our Goddard Community since 2018. She has over 16 years of experience in the early childhood field and graduated from West Chester University with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a Spanish minor. During the Pandemic, she expanded her learning and passion for young children and received her master's degree in Early Childhood Studies from Walden University in Spring 2022. Her passion has always been children. She loves to see the way that children’s minds work, through their imagination and play. She lives locally with two children of her own; a daughter in fifth grade and a son in Kindergarten! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and baking, bowling, and drag racing with her family in the warmer months!
  • Ms Melissa

    Ms Melissa

    Director of Education
    Melissa holds a B.S. in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Chestnut Hill College, a professional certificate from Teachers College, Columbia University for Early Literacy Specialist, and is a certified Responsive Classroom trainer. Melissa has diverse experience that includes teaching preschool through 3rd grade in progressive school settings. She has also been an instructional coach and professional developer for the Children’s Literacy Initiative. As Director of Education, she collaborates with teachers on lesson planning, differentiation, and authentic assessments. Melissa serves as a mentor for faculty as they deepen their knowledge of effective teaching practices. She is passionate about whole child development. Melissa loves partnering with parents to find ways to foster early literacy and math concepts in their children through play-based activities that encourage language development, imagination, problem-solving skills, and empathy.
  • Ms Heydis

    Ms Heydis

    Lead Teacher - Poppy
    Ms. Heydis joined our Goddard School in Plymouth Meeting in early 2019 with over 19 years of experience in childcare. Previously, she worked at the Fort Dix Child Care Center and The Goddard School in New Hampshire. She has her Child Development Associate credential and attended Panama College for two years. She has worked with children of all ages, but her heart is with infants and toddlers! The students in our Poppy Room love to sing with Ms. Heydis and enjoy all of the fun activities she does with them during the day.
  •  Amy


    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Amy joined our team in September 2023 and comes to us with many years of nannying experience. She is excited to welcome her own bundle of joy in February who will also join our School!
  • Ms Twana

    Ms Twana

    Assistant Teacher - Poppy
    Ms. Twana has two sons aged 15 and 13. She loves working with children and has worked in a daycare setting for 17 years. She loves to spend time with her family, going to church, and singing together.
  •  Joanne


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Joanne joined our Goddard School team in August of 2023 after 26 years working in the banking field. She ran an in home daycare for 11 years and helped to nurture the lives of many children. She has two grown children of her own and three grandchildren that she adores and loves to spend time with!
  •  Gia


    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Gia joined our team in September of 2023. She likes to cook and design graduation caps. She is currently going to school for Business Management and art. She loves to dance and is outgoing and creative.
  • Ms Lyndi

    Ms Lyndi

    Lead Teacher - Buttercup
    Ms. Lyndi has been on our Goddard Team since 2019, and previously had over ten years of experience working with children. She has her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Montgomery County Community College and hopes to go back to school to get her degree in Special Education. Lyndi loves teaching children and helping them learn and grow. While in High School, she focused on the Early Childhood Education program at Central Montco Technical High School. Her daughter, Rosa-Lynn, is a proud graduate of The Goddard School in Plymouth Meeting and started Kindergarten this year!
  • Mr Ian

    Mr Ian

    Assistant Teacher - Buttercup
    Mr. Ian has been a team member of our Plymouth Meeting community since early 2022. He has been an Assistant Teacher in all of our Preschool and Pre-K classrooms and builds wonderful relationships with the students. He is excited to work with our Toddler students this year, as that is where his initial experience in the Early Childhood Education space was!
  • Ms Danielle

    Ms Danielle

    Lead Teacher - Lily
    Ms. Danielle joined our school in 2018 as an Assistant Teacher, after finding her passion in nannying for two children for several years. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and History from Chestnut Hill College and worked locally at Giant Food stores and the Trolley Car Diner in Chestnut Hill. After gaining her formal childcare experience at The Goddard School, she was promoted to Lead Teacher in 2021 and we are all so excited that she has found her home with The Goddard School Plymouth Meeting family!
  • Ms Marie

    Ms Marie

    Assistant Teacher - Lily
    Ms. Marie started her career as the head toddler teacher in a childcare center for several years after obtaining her degree from Penn State University. She then spent some time as a caseworker for the Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth and was the sexton for a church for 12 years as well as a cafeteria aide for the Colonial School District for two years. Prior to starting at The Goddard School, she worked in the corporate cafe setting; which began as an assistant position and transitioned into a supervisor position. She joined our school in 2020 and has loved her time in the Young Toddler room.
  •  Sachi


    Lead Teacher- Sunflower
    Ms. Sachi has her BA in Early Childhood Studies and is currently in a Master's program for Elementary and Special Education. She lives locally with her husband and son.
  • Ms Fatimah

    Ms Fatimah

    Lead Teacher - Tulip
    Ms. Fatimah joined our team at the beginning of the 2022-2023 School Year. She has been teaching for five years in the Philadelphia area. She truly loves working with the children and learning from other educators. Currently, Ms. Fatimah is going to nursing school as she wants to continue working with children professionally. Her goal is to one day become a Pediatrician! We know that she will be excellent in any career she chooses, as our children love her calm demeanor and her engaging way of playing and learning!
  • Ms Guadalupe

    Ms Guadalupe

    Lead Teacher - Tulip
    Ms. Lupe has her Associate's Degree of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Montgomery County Community College and joined our team after completing her Student Teaching in our school in early 2021. She has been an incredible team member, bringing her calm demeanor to a busy room of three-year-olds and always finding new ways to bring joy to their learning through the arts.
  • Mr Matthew

    Mr Matthew

    Lead Teacher - Daisy
    Mr. Matthew has been on our Goddard School team since 2020 and previously worked as a camp counselor for many years while also at The Adobe Cafe. He has his Associate's Degree in Education from The Community College of Philadelphia and is looking forward to continuing on to his Bachelor's Degree with a focus in Special Education.
  • Ms Erin

    Ms Erin

    Assistant Teacher- Daisy
    Ms. Erin joined our school as a Resource Teacher for the Summer of 2022. She is an invaluable member of our team, and we are all excited that she was able to re-join our team after traveling in Italy in the summer of 2023 and finishing her her Bachelor's Degree at Arcadia University.
  •  Caroline


    Lead Teacher - Rose
    Ms. Caroline is excited to join our Goddard family after serving as a student teacher in the Spring of 2023.
  • Ms Debbie

    Ms Debbie

    Lead Teacher- Azalea
    Ms. Debbie has over 30 years of early childhood experience working in many childcare centers around the Philadelphia area. She joined The Goddard School in 2021 and has brought her incredible love for the creative arts with her. She loves bringing smiles to the children's faces as they immerse themselves in an art activity. She lives locally with her husband and loves to spend time with her two adult daughters and her grandchildren.
  •  Tonya


    Lead Teacher- Azalea
    Ms. Tonya joined our Goddard team in November 2023. She is a wife and a mother to a 5 year old daughter. She holds a CDA and is currently working to finish her Associate's Degree in ECE. Tonya has over 15 years of child care experience. She loves to see children succeed and takes pride in teaching young minds!
  • Ms Gina

    Ms Gina

    Lead Teacher - Azalea
    Ms. Gina M has been teaching for over 25 years. Throughout her time working in the early childhood field, she has worked in almost every position and taught every age group. She holds a liberal arts degree with a concentration in early childhood education and has taught in childcare centers located in Philadelphia, PA, Bethesda, MD, and Conshohocken, PA. Ms. Gina has been a lead teacher in our Preschool or Pre-K classrooms since 2019 and loves investing her time and heart into preparing them to be School Ready, Life Ready, Career Ready!
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