Teachers

Stacey Jackson, Executive Director

Mrs. Jackson was the Valedictorian of her graduating class at Daniel Webster College where she earned a Bachelor's in Business Management and Marketing, Summa Cum Laude.  She has over 17 years of Marketing and Business experience that spans the advertising, property management, retail and education industries. 

For over 7 years, Mrs. Jackson held the position of Marketing and Admissions Manager at a NH private school (Infants to Grade 6) where she was able to garner invaluable knowledge and expertise as to the inner workings of a childcare center and school.   It was also during this time that she realized two of her true passions - business and working with children -  could be intertwined, and the dream of own her own school one day was born.  Mrs. Jackson is CPR & First Aid certified and currently resides in Bedford with her husband, Archie and their 2 children.

Kara Brazas, Center Director

Ms. Kara Brazas (or Ms. B as we refer to her) was born and raised in Michigan where she attended Michigan State University and earned her BS degree in Child Development with an additional major in Family Services.  She has had an extensive career working with children and families for over 20 years and is CPR/First Aid certified.  Her past experiences include teaching, research, program assessment, early intervention, and child care management. She has a passion for ensuring that programs are child centered, creative, and meaningful to children, family and teachers.   She currently lives in Manchester with her two amazing dogs.

Lyndsi Brown, Toddler 1's Teacher

Lyndsi holds a Bachelor’s degree from Rivier College in Human Development/Early Childhood Education and also earned her credential as an Early Childhood Master Teacher (Level 2). She has over 10 years of center experience with Infants – Pre K children and is CPR & First Aid Certified. She currently resides in Goffstown with her husband and two young sons, who also attend Learning Adventures.

Kara Hanan, PreK Teacher

Miss Kara holds an Associates degree in Elementary Education from Phoenix University and has completed many early childhood education classes from Hesser College.  She has taught in the early childhood education filed for over 10 years and is qualified as Lead teacher.  She is also CPR/First Aid certified.  Miss Kara is a firm believer in thinking outside of the box and using the outdoors as a curriculum space.  She currently lives in Weare with her three children.

Kristina Floyd, Toddler 2's Teacher

Ms. Kristina has over 10 years of center experience working with infants through preschoolers and is our Lead Toddler 2’s teacher.  She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Mount Washington College and describes herself as nurturing and creative.  She also loves to incorporate the outdoors into her curriculum, so our toddlers will continue to enjoy lots of outside time creating projects, participating in circle or reading books!  Ms. Kristina currently lives in Manchester with her husband and two young children, one of whom attends Learning Adventures.  

Justina DePinto, Preschool 3's Teacher

Justina A. De Pinto was born and raised in Texas (listen carefully and you might hear the very slight southern accent) and now resides in New Hampshire.  She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin (Hook ‘em Horns!) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a minor in kinesiology/health education.  She is currently working toward her Master of Science degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.  She taught Pre-K for a few years, then high school health, and has now happily come full circle back to teaching after spending more than 10 years in corporate wellness.  She absolutely loves dancing and reading with kids and has a vested interested in health education at all ages.  One of her core life philosophies is that life is too short to wear matching socks!