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. 

Analia Ozano

Dean of Students


"Senora" is the Dean of Students and assists Miss Jodi with the overall operations of The Academy along with curriculum development, student management and program development.

Taylor Winters

School Administrator

"Miss Taylor" is the School Administrator.  Taylor oversees the daily administrative operations of the Junior Academy, Preschool and Kindergarten Academy and Enrichment Acadmey programs.  She is a ceritified Head Teacher for Birth through School Age.  Miss Taylor strives to create a safe, productive and fun environment for all staff and students. 

Carly DeLeon

Junior Academy Administrator


"Miss Carly" is our Junior Academy Administrator.  Carly oversees the daily operations of Infant, Waddler and Toddler programs.


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 DeFalco

PreKindergarten Program Head Teacher


Laura Shears

3 Year Old Nursery School (younger) Head Teacher


Alyssa Mastrangelo

2 Year Old Nursery School Head Teacher


Haley Johnson

2 Year Old Nursery School Teacher

EA and PKA Assistant Teachers

Miss Zoe

Miss Kylie

Miss Maggie

Miss Porsche

Miss Jess

Junior Academy (JA)

Carly DeLeon


Miss Carly oversees all daily operations of the Junior Academy.  

Leah Pastore

Junior Academy Head Teacher

Head Infant Teacher

Katarina Beck

Waddler Program Head Teacher

Brianne Clawson

Toddler Program Head Teacher

JA Assistant Teachers

Infants/Waddlers ~

Miss Kristin

Miss Caroline

Miss Cheblkis

Miss Tracy

Miss Becca

Miss Alexis

Miss Ella

Miss Sophia


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Located in Burlington, CT

4 Covey Rd, Burlington CT 06013

6 Covey Rd, Burlington CT 06013

10 Covey Rd, Burlington CT 06013



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