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. 

Carly DeLeon

School Administrator

"Miss Carly" is the School Administrator.  Carly oversees all daily administrative operations of the Junior Academy, Preschool and Kindergarten Academy and Enrichment Academy programs.

Leah Pastore

Junior Academy Administrator


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


Enrichment Academy (EA)

Señora Analía

Dean of Students

Decano de Estudiantes

Head of Bilingual Academy

Directora de la Academia Bilingue


Adventure Camp JK/K Head Teacher

Caitlin Angers

Adventure Camp 1-6 Head Teacher

Zoe Orsatti

Adventure Camp JK/K Head Teacher

Preschool & Kindergarten Academy (PKA)

Maureen Delbone

Hot Stuff PreKindergarten Summer Camp Head Teacher

Porshe Taylor

Hot Stuff "B" Summer Camp Head Teacher



Haley Johnson

Hot Stuff "A" Summer Camp Head Teacher

EA and PKA Assistant Teachers

Miss Jess

Mr James

Miss Maggie

Miss Taylor B.

Miss Paris

Miss Pheobe

Miss Gabby

Miss Sammy

Junior Academy (JA)

Rebecca Flores

Toddler Summer Program Head Teacher

Chabelkis Lorenzo

Waddler Summer Program Head Teacher

Caroline Norton

Infant Summer Program Head Teacher

Junior Academy Assistant Teachers

Miss Colleen

Miss Olivia

Miss Jessica

Miss Caci

Miss Zoey

Miss Kelsey

Miss Taylor K.


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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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