Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

Our teachers blend the highest standards in early childhood development with nurturing care.

Mrs Laura, Owner Mrs. Laura is the on-site owner of the Goddard School of Tysons. She has been a part of the Goddard family since 2017, working with the Goddard School in Rockville, Maryland as a management consultant. Laura received the honor of Summa Cum Laude while studying business administration at Notre Dame of Maryland University. Her previous work experience was focused on business administration in an academic and clinical settings at Johns Hopkins University and Hospital, in Baltimore, Maryland. During that time, she managed business and clinical operations, finances and research finances at Johns Hopkins University.

Mrs. Laura is a dedicated wife, sister and daughter. She has been married to Brad for two years and has a large immediate family with three siblings, four nephews and three nieces. Mrs. Laura sees the school as an extension of her family and believes the environment created within our school can shape a young child’s outlook on education and life, long after they are grown.

Mrs Laura

Mrs Ines, Director Ms. Ines has a total of 8 years of experience in early childhood education in different settings and roles. She has a Bachelors Degree in Social Education with a focus on Early Childhood Education and Administration. Ms. Ines is from Germany and has also lived in Maryland, California and Virginia. She is passionate about creating an engaging and interactive environment for children in which they can explore, grow, take risks, imagine, and discover new things every day.

Mrs Ines

Kesha, Director Ms.Kesha obtained her associates degree in Elementary Education and her bachelors in Family Science. She has a total of 6 years of experience in the education field. Ms. Kesha has been part of the Goddard family since 2015, working at the Goddard School in Rockville. Ms. Kesha if from Sri Lanka and speaks Tamil and English. She wishes to model creativity, integrity, and empathy to children.


Mrs Sedi, Director Mrs. Sedi, has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education & Business Administration. She has been working in the ECE field for over eleven years. She likes to engage with children as they discover, create, learn, and grow. It is a real joy to be a part of their learning experience at the Goddard School.

Mrs Sedi

Miss Fan, Lead Teacher Ms. Fan has a Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Design Specialized Training in Education & Visual Design. Ms. Fan has over twelve years of teaching experience working with young children, school-aged children, teens and college students. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Art, she taught in universities in Shanghai and Xi'an, China as well as design programs in Paris, France. After relocating with her family from France to the United States, Ms. Fan began working as a Chinese teacher.

Miss Fan

Miss Junhe, Lead Teacher Ms. Junhe has seven years of experience working with Toddler, Preschool and school-aged children. After receiving her bachelor’s in science, Ms. Junhe completed a second degree in Early Childhood Education. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Education. In her role as Lead Teacher, Ms. Junhe will play an active role in our Preschool classrooms. Miss Junhe is from China, she is a mom and a wife

Miss Junhe

Miss Tanisha, Lead Teacher Ms. Tanisha is currently pursuing an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Development. She has been working in the early childhood setting for fifteen years and loves teaching infants. Ms. Tanisha most enjoys teaching her children to be kind to all people.

Miss Tanisha

Miss Taylor, Lead Teacher Ms. Taylor has a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and has been working in the early childhood education setting for two years. Ms. Taylor encourages her children to be curious and try new things as she believes trying is the first step in succeeding!

Miss Taylor

Miss Vanessa, Lead Teacher Ms. Vanessa comes to us with five years of experience working with children with special needs. Her past roles include assistant teacher and Counselor. Miss Vanessa has her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Counseling. She believes that each child is special in their own way and should be given the opportunity to express their emotions and thoughts in an environment in which they are loved.

Miss Vanessa

Miss Almira, Lead Teacher Ms. Almira comes to us with over sixteen years of teaching experience and 2 1/2 years teaching preschool children. She will be working in our Chicks class as a lead teacher alongside Miss Goldie and Miss Vanessa. Miss Almira has completed her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education. She loves the Goddard school for its prestigious learning environment and well-respected reputation. She wants to help every child to be positive, calm and smile always.

Miss Almira

Miss Muna, Lead Teacher Ms. Muna comes to us with over fifteen years of experience working within Early Childhood Education as a lead teacher within infant and toddler classrooms. Ms. Muna has completed her bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Muna believes that education is the key to life. She looks forward to helping each child unlock their potential as they learn and grow in her class.

Miss Muna

Miss Sydney, Lead Teacher Ms. Sydney has over four years of experience working within Early Childhood Education as a lead teacher within The Goddard School family. Ms. Sydney has her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. In her role as lead teacher, Ms. Sydney loves the welcoming community that the teachers at Goddard build with parents and children and she looks forward to welcoming each of you to her classroom.

Miss Sydney

Miss Fidelis, Lead Teacher Miss Fidelis has completed a Bachelor of Art Degree in Economics and a Master of Science in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Fidelis is married, with two sons. Miss Fidelis is originally from Kenya and speaks English & Swahili. Ms. Fidelis loves that The Goddard School offers children the ability to learn through play. She wishes for children to be caring, kind and learn self-regulation.

Miss Fidelis

Mrs Roshna, Lead Teacher Ms. Roshna has her associate degree in Early Childhood Education. She joined The Goddard School in January 2019 and has help lead the Ponies classroom since it opened in February 2019. Ms. Roshna has two years of experience in teaching children in preschool. Ms. Roshna wishes to teach all children in her class to never give up when faced with a challenge and to be patient and kind.

Mrs Roshna

Mrs Vaishali, Lead Teacher Ms. Vaishali comes to us with 10 years of experience with preschoolers and school agers. She also taught elementary and middle school when she lived in India. She has completed her master’s degree in Computer Management. She loves the Goddard school for its prestigious learning environment and well-respected reputation. She wants to help every child use effective and efficient methods of learning. She wants all children to enjoy learning while using their creative minds.

Mrs Vaishali

Miss Silvia, Assistant Teacher Ms. Silvia comes to us with over 5 years of experience working within Early Childhood Education. Ms. Silvia will take on the responsibility of an Assistant Teacher in the Caterpillars classroom. Miss Silvia has completed Child Development Associate in Infant Development and a Certified nursing assistant. Ms. Silvia wishes to model love and kindness to her students and provide a calming presence for her classroom.

Miss Silvia

Jennifer, Assistant Teacher Ms. Jen has her 90-hour preschool childcare certification and is currently pursuing a degree in psychology. She has been teaching for 3 years. Her favorite part about teaching is that she gets to show the children how to be their best self. Ms. Jen loves how the Goddard School works together with each family to create the best environment possible


Miss Jessica, Assistant Teacher Ms. Jessica has her bachelor’s degree in Art Education and is pursing further education in teaching. She has 2 years of preschool teaching experience. She loves that the Goddard School is committed to quality education of each child. Miss Jessica wants to help children build confidence and to teach children about their world.

Miss Jessica

Miss Yashu, Assistant Teacher Ms. Yashu joins us from India where she learned to speak English, Telugu and Hindi. She is a loving wife and mother. Ms. Yashu joined The Goddard School in Denver as resource teacher and quickly found her passion to take care of young children. After relocating to Virginia, Ms. Yashu joined The Goddard School in Tysons, VA and is great resource to all of our classrooms.

Miss Yashu

Mr Jason, Assistant Teacher Mr. Jason joined the Goddard School in July 2019 and comes to us with two years’ experience teaching school age and elementary school. Mr. Jason has a bachelor’s in Psychology with a concentration in Developmental Psychology. Mr. Jason plans to show children how to be independent and always portray a positive attitude.

Mr Jason

Kristin, Resource Ms. Kirsten has completed her Child Development Associates
Ms. Kristin has lived in Vienna for 40 years. She is a mom of two adult children John & Sara.
Ms. Kristin is local to the Tysons, Vienna area. She owned and operated a home daycare for over 25 years. She loves the openness of the teaching staff and the excitement of children to learn. She wishes to model proper social skills and fun learning through play.


Malika, Resource Ms. Malika comes to us with twelve years of experience in early childhood education. Ms. Malika is from New Zealand and speaks English, Hindi and Punjabi. She loves how the Goddard School provides an engaging, stimulating and fun environment in which children of all backgrounds can work together.

My Chau, Resource Ms. My Chau has two years of teaching experience and is currently working on her Child Development Associates Degree. She speaks English and Vietnamese. Ms. My Chau has one son and his happiness in life is very important to her. She would love to bring in motivation, encouragement and confidence for the children.

Patricia, Resource Ms. Patricia has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology specializing in Child & Family Relationships and Early Childhood Education & Elementary Education. She has a total of 23 years of experience in preschool teaching. She is the youngest of six in a Navy family. Ms. Patricia loves the bright and cheerful atmosphere at the Goddard School and the dedication to putting children first.

Miss Samantha, Resource Ms. Samantha loves the very friendly and welcoming nature of everyone at the Goddard School. She’s
looking forward to teaching each child to be kind and empathetic with each other. Miss Samantha is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education.

Miss Samantha

Mr Shaun, Resource Mr. Shaun is our Music Teacher. He has Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition and 15 years of experience teaching music with ten years working as an adjunct Music Professor. Mr. Shaun truly loves the Goddard school environment and watching students discover something new for the first time and seeing their daily break through while learning music.

Mr Shaun

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