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. 

  •  Tallal


    Welcome to our School. My family and I are the proud owners of The Goddard School located in West Chester, PA. Our Goddard School opened in 2005 to bring the absolute best in little children's education and care to the West Chester community. My passion was to bring you the same standards and quality in Early Childhood Education and care that I had wanted for our children. I am a graduate of Delaware Valley University, Doylestown (B.A.) and a graduate of La Salle University, Philadelphia (MBA). I am committed to providing a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment for your children to become confident learners as they develop.
  •  Anna


    Hello, I'm Miss Anna! I am so thrilled to be apart of The Goddard team and have worked here since 2012. Becoming the Director has been such an honor and I am very excited for my future and to be able to watch all of your children's smiles, hugs and funny stories! I have my Bachelors Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State University. As well as my associates degree in Liberal Studies, and my CDA certificate in Early Childhood. When I am not at work, I enjoy working out, spending time with my niece, and nephews and traveling. Can’t wait to see all of your children grow this school year. I am always here to answer any questions or concerns that you might have.
  •  JoAnne


    Assistant Director
    Hello, I'm Miss JoAnne!! I can be found singing and playing with my kiddos in the Toddler classroom or as the Assistant Director helping out around the school. As the lead teacher and Assistant Director I hold my Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education. I joined Goddard in 2011 with many years of experience as a teacher and preschool director and I even owned my own school. My positive attitude and festively decorated classroom helps to create a nurturing environment for my little friends! I am so lucky to be a part of the Goddard Family!
  •  Tyler


    Preschool Teacher
    Hello! My name is Tyler!!! I have worked in childcare for many years and have experience with all ages, including those with special needs. I am a teacher in the Tigers classroom since 2019. I graduated from Goldey Beacom College in Wilmington, Delaware with a Master’s in Human Resource Management. I’m a real natural with children and very capable of developing a nice relationship with each of them. I’m committed to maintaining a rich and positive learning environments for young children. A fun fact about me is that I use to play basketball professionally and still love the game.
  •  Dajah


    Infant Teacher
    Hello I am Miss Dajah and I am new here to The Goddard School. I will be working in the Koalas classroom. I look forward to growing with your little ones! I am from Philadelphia. I’m Mother of two children who are also here at The Goddard School. Childcare is my passion and I am currently finishing up my CDA certificate. I have been in childcare for 6 years. I plan on making childcare as my lifelong career.
  •  Vienna


    Get Set Teacher
    Hello, I'm Miss Vienna! Although, I am not named after Austria, I hope to one day visit. I love to travel, exercise, read and hangout with my golden retrievers. Alongside of teaching, I am the Head Field Hockey at Rustin High School. I have previously worked at camps, women's shelter, and nannied during my summers. My love for children is endless as I enjoy watching children learn and grow. Sharing my knowledge, laughs and smiles is the reason why I work with children. I hope to leave a positive impact on each one of your children as they continue to succeed in the Zebra Classroom.
  •  Yesica


    Preschool Teacher
    Hello! My name is Ms. Yesica! I am a preschool teacher here at The Goddard School. I am so excited for this new school year and meeting all of you. I hold my Bachelors in Human Development and Family Studies. I have over six years of experience working with ages 0-5. The most memorable piece of working with early childhood is seeing the students learn and grow. I live with my husband and our two-year-old son. Some of my favorites are traveling, watching my son's smiles, plants, and Thai food.
  •  Tiffany


    Toddler Teacher
    Hello! My name is Miss Tiffany and I am on of the teachers in the Toucan classroom. Being the second oldest of eight children, I pride myself on my level of patience with kids. I have two daughters, ages 16 & 5. My five year old has adapted so well here at the Goddard School. I grew up in the heart of Downingtown and graduated from Downingtown East High School in 2008. A little after that I attended Peirce College of Philadelphia where I received my Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies. I also worked as an Autistic Support Aide for the Downingtown School District. I also have participated in numerous professional development trainings which I believe help me presently in my classroom. Currently I am enrolled at Wilmington University furthering towards a degree in Education. I look forward to watching all of your children grow in the Toucan classroom!
  •  Rebecca


    Pre-K Teacher
    Hello I’m Miss Becca!! I am one of the teachers in the Elephants classroom! I have worked with children for a few years now, and I have loved every minute of it! I have my bachelor’s degree from West Chester University and continuing to get my master’s in education from Drexel University. In my free time, I like to read, go on hikes, and travel. My favorite place to travel to is California!
  •  Ciani


    First Steps Teacher
    Hello my name is Miss Ciani and I have been with The Goddard School since summer 2022! I am one of the teachers in the Hippos classroom and have loved every second of it. I have years of experience in childcare and so excited to continue my journey here at The Goddard School. Catch me signing and dancing with my favorite little friends.
  •  Cierra


    Preschool Teacher
    Hello! I’m Miss Cierra! I am one of the assistant teachers at The Goddard School! I have been working in childcare for 3 years now! In my spare time I enjoy doing portrait photography as it has been a passion of mine since high school. I enjoy spending a lot of time with my friends and family. I am also glad to be apart of the Goddard family!
  •  Mylen


    First Steps Teacher
    Hi, I'm Ms. Mylen! I am excited to be joining the Goddard School and learn everything about your children. Looking forward to caring for the little ones the same way I take care of my two daughters. I have a Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education. I grew up in a big Family since my mom is the oldest of 11 siblings, I have a lot cousins to play with growing up surrounded with giggles and laughs is the best thing in life. In my free time I like spending with my daughters going to the park, taking pictures and gardening seeing them smiling makes me Happy :}
  •  Nailah


    Infant/ Pre-K Teacher
    Hello my name is Nailah and I am new to the Goddard School. I have years of experience in child care and really enjoy my time here. I am currently in the Kuddly Koala room and love every minute of interacting and watching your babies grow. I also have a five-year-old son Ahmir who is in the Apes classroom and he has done so extremely well learning. I am always here to help out wherever I am needed.
  •  Rianna


    Pre-K Teacher
    My name is Rianna and I am so excited to be a part of the Goddard School! I am one of the Pre-K teachers in the Apes classroom which has been so much fun. I have worked in childcare for a couple of years now! I have my Early Childhood Education certificate and continuing my degree from West Chester University.
  •  Tennille


    Pre-K Teacher
    My name is Tennille Harris I am a graduate of the Philadelphia Regional High School. I have completed Child Development Associate (CDA) trainings and have an active certificate. I have been working with children of all ages for over 20 years. I have worked in various settings providing excellent child care and educational instruction, including churches, women’s shelters, and community child-care agencies. I love working with children and families and is well-known within my community.
  •  Parnell


    Preschool Teacher
    Hello everyone my name is Miss Parnell and I have been with the Goddard school since August of 2021. I have my Associates degree in Early Childhood Education and continuing to get my Bachelors degree in Early Childhood. I have a ten year old daughter who occasionally will come be my big helper! I cannot wait to watch your children grow in the Tigers classroom!
  •  Tristan


    Preschool Teacher
    Hi My name is Tristan and I am one of the Preschool teachers in the Snake classroom. I have been at the Goddard school since July of 2022. I am very happy to be here and love working and watching the children in my classroom grow and learn new subjects everyday. I am born and raised in West Chester with a Bachelor Degree from West Chester University!
  •  Lillie


    Hello Goddard Family, my name is Lillie and I have been at the Goddard school since January! I work in the infant room as well as have experience in the other classrooms. My favorite part of my job is watching the children grow and become their own little individuals.
  •  Jaslynne


    Hi my name is Jaslynne! I am so excited to work here at the Goddard school. I grew up in West Chester my whole life and love working with children. I am one of the teachers in the infant classroom . I cannot wait to help your infant grow here at the Goddard school. Let me know if you have any questions!
  •  Noelle


    Miss Noelle is a part of the Happy Hippo classroom! She has been such a great addition to our Goddard Family. Noelle grew up in West Chester and went to Rustin High School. She loves being around children and always has a smile on. Miss Noelle loves being goofy and silly with the children you will always see her running around and playing with her hippos.
  •  Nevaeh


    Hello everyone, my name is Miss Nevaeh, and I am one of the teachers in the Infant classroom! I started in July of 2023 and have loved every minute of it. I am born in raised in Upper Darby, Pa and in my spare time I enjoy hanging out with friends and family. I look forward to watching your children learn and grow!
  •  Kayla


    Hi, everyone, my name is Miss Kayla and I have been at the Goddard school since May of 2023. I work in one of the toddler classrooms and really have enjoyed getting to know all of your children. In my spare time I love spending time with family and friends. Catch me singing and dancing in the Toucan classroom!!
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