Kim Hope, Founder, began Bright Beginings 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.
Head of School
Jodi Angers was appointed Head of School during the 2020/2021 School Year. Jodi began her story at The Academy in 2004 as the 3-year-old Nursery School Head Teacher. While teaching, Jodi fulfilled the role of School Administrator alongside Kim Hope in 2008. Jodi found a passion for this position and expand her experinces as a School Administrator. In May of 2020, Jodi returned to The Burlington Academy of Learning to oversee all daily operations as School Administrator.
Jr. Academy Administrator
"Miss Leah" was appointed
Jr. Academy School Administrator for the 2020/2021 School Year. Previously, Miss Leah was the head teacher of our Infant Program. She oversees the daily operations of our Infant Program, Toddler Program and 2 Year Old Nursery School Program. Miss Leah has grown her experiences in Early Childhood Education since graduating in 2017. with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Early Childhood Education.
PreKindergarten / Kindergarten Academy & Enrichment Academy Administrator
Miss Taylor is our PreKindergarten/Kindergarten Academy & Enrichment Academy Administrator. Taylor oversees daily operations for both programs. She is a certified Head Teacher for Birth through 5 years old. Miss Taylor strives to create a safe, productive and fun environment for all staff and students.
"Miss Courtney" is currently a senior Public Relations and Communication Studies student at the University of Rhode Island. She has been 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.
Head of Grounds & Maintenance
Scott is Head of Grounds and Maintenance at The Burlington Academy of Learning. He regularly installs additions and rennovations throughout our beautiful campus. "Mr Scott" has also been an assistant teacher for many years and is very loved by all the Burlington Academy students.