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"Teach a child in the way they should go and when they are old, they will not depart from it"

-Proverbs 22:6

Plant Nursery

Meet the dIRECTOR



Owner & Director, Venera, grew up in Deep River, CT and has worked in the field of Early Childhood Education professionally for the past 10+ years. Venera earned her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology with a minor in Child Psychology and went on to teach Preschool upon graduating from Eastern CT State University. 


Venera's passion for teaching and creating curriculum led her to become the Director of Christian Child Care Center in Branford, CT. Her dream has always been to own a Bible-based Preschool in the tri-town area. In Fall of 2022, that dream

became a reality when she opened Hope Preschool!

Meet The Teachers


Kathy Burns

Head Teacher, Kathy, has been working in the field of Early Childhood Education for many years. She has a true passion for working with children & creating an educational space for her students to grow & learn. 

She holds her a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and an Associate's Degree in Human Services; and has since earned many addition credits in ECE. Kathy feels it is an honor & privilege to teach young children and to lay a sound foundation for their future years! 

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