Meet Our Team


Kim Hope



Kim Hope, Founder, opened Bright Beginnings Nursery School in 1992 for two year old children. As a result of its growth, Kim opened the doors to The Burlington Academy of Learning in 1997 and moved to our current location in Burlington, CT. Kim continues to push for a unique and enriching experience for all of the wonderful children within our programs.

Jodi Angers

Head of School


Jodi Angers was appointed Head of School during the 2020/2021 School Year. Jodi's story at The Academy began in 2004 as the 3 Year Old Nursery School Head Teacher. While teaching, Jodi stepped into the role of School Administrator alongside Kim Hope in 2008. Jodi found a passion for this position and expanded her experiences as a School Administrator. In May of 2020, Jodi returned to The Burlington Academy of Learning to oversee all daily operations as School Administrator. 

Taylor Winters

School Administrator


"Miss Taylor" is the School Administrator. Taylor oversees the daily operations for all programs. She is a certified Head Teacher for Birth through School-Age. Miss Taylor strives to create a safe, productive and fun environment for all staff and students.  

Courtney Angers

Communications Coordinator &

Preschool and Kindergarten Academy (PKA) Administrator


"Miss Courtney" is the Communications Coordinator. She has been as an early education assistant teacher for 6 years and teaches children to put love first. In the classroom, Courtney loves to help students practice their communication & life skills. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Communications Studies and Public Relations.

Scott Dunstan

Head of Grounds & Maintenance


"Mr. Scott'' is Head of Grounds and Maintenance at The Burlington Academy of Learning. He regularly performs installations and renovations throughout our beautiful campus. Mr. Scott is an experienced teacher at The Academy and utilizes those skills to educate others on construction safety and techniques.

Enrichment Academy (EA)

Senora Analia

Directora de la Academia Bilingue

Head of Bilingual Academy

Preschool & Kindergarten Academy (PKA)

Maureen Delbone

3 Year Nursery School (older) Head Teacher

Stephanie DelFalco

PreKindergarten Program Head Teacher

Laura Shears

3 Year Old Nursery School (younger) Head Teacher


Brianna Mordo

2 Year Old Nursery School Head Teacher


Zoe Orsatti

2 Year Old Nursery School Teacher

PKA Assistant Teachers

3 Year Old Nursery School

Miss Maggie & Miss Kylie

Junior Academy (JA)

Leah Pastore

Head Teacher

Carly DeLeon

Infant Program Head Teacher

Caroline Norton

Toddler Program Head Teacher

Kristin Porter

Toddler Program Teacher

JA Assistant Teachers

Infants/Waddlers ~

Miss Esther, Miss Hailey & Miss Katarina


Toddlers ~

Miss Erica

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4 Covey Rd, Burlington CT 06013

6 Covey Rd, Burlington CT 06013

10 Covey Rd, Burlington CT 06013



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