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A little about our Academy

Each Academy is a little different. Here's what makes us unique:

  • A curriculum that exceeds state standards
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Parent communications portal
  • Safe and secure state-of-the-art facility

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  • Cristen Ernst, Director

    Hello, and thank you for stopping by! My name is Cristen and I have been with Kiddie Academy of Hamilton Park since...   Read More

    Cristen Ernst, Director

    Hello, and thank you for stopping by! My name is Cristen and I have been with Kiddie Academy of Hamilton Park since April 2019. Previously, I was a Director for 4 years and during that time I found my passion in Early Childhood Education. I graduated from William Paterson University with a degree in Communications with a focus in Journalism. I am so happy to be a part of the Kiddie Academy Family and continue to look forward to getting to know each family that walks through our welcoming doors.

  • Ms.Kristine, Assistant Director

    I am the Assistant Director here at Kiddie Academy of Hamilton Park. I am a proud graduate of County Prep High School...   Read More

    Ms.Kristine, Assistant Director

    I am the Assistant Director here at Kiddie Academy of Hamilton Park. I am a proud graduate of County Prep High School and New Jersey City University where I graduated with my Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and Early Education. I have over ten years of experience working in childcare and am a founding member of the faculty at Kiddie Academy of Hamilton Park. I enjoy getting out into the community and speaking with families about our location. I look forward to meeting your family and supporting your little one as they embark on their educational journey with us!

  • Ms. Kendra, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Kendra graduated from St. Peter's University with a degree in Sociology and Urban studies. Her favorite thing about working with children...   Read More

    Ms. Kendra, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Kendra graduated from St. Peter's University with a degree in Sociology and Urban studies. Her favorite thing about working with children is their urge to explore! Her favorite children's book is Llama Llama Mess Mess Mess.

  • Ms. Naiomis, Lead Teacher

    Ms. Naiomis is currently enrolled at NJCU in the Early childhood education program. She has worked with children for the last 5...   Read More

    Ms. Naiomis, Lead Teacher

    Ms. Naiomis is currently enrolled at NJCU in the Early childhood education program. She has worked with children for the last 5 years. Her favorite thing about working with children is watching them learn. Her favorite children's book is A Bad Case of Stripes.

  • Ms. Stephanie, Lead Teacher

    Ms. Stephanie is the lead teacher in our 18 month old classroom. Stephanie joins us with over 4 years of childcare experience....   Read More

    Ms. Stephanie, Lead Teacher

    Ms. Stephanie is the lead teacher in our 18 month old classroom. Stephanie joins us with over 4 years of childcare experience. She enjoys witnessing the children’s love of learning, something she helps create in her classroom. Her favorite activity in her classroom is circle time!

  • Mr. Casey, Lead Teacher

    Mr. Casey is our KAHP kindergarten teacher. He has a Bachelor's from the University of Valley Forge where he majored in the...   Read More

    Mr. Casey, Lead Teacher

    Mr. Casey is our KAHP kindergarten teacher. He has a Bachelor's from the University of Valley Forge where he majored in the Philosophy and Religions program. Additionally, he currently holds a Preschool Child Development Associates. Casey has previous experience working for a Kiddie Academy out of state. He is a member of KAHP’s Street Team, often going out into the community to share how Kiddie Academy of Hamilton Park can support families in our community.

  • Ms. Ashley, Lead Teacher

    Ms. Ashley is the Lead Teacher in our infant classroom. Ashley excels at providing loving, educational care to infants of all developmental...   Read More

    Ms. Ashley, Lead Teacher

    Ms. Ashley is the Lead Teacher in our infant classroom. Ashley excels at providing loving, educational care to infants of all developmental stages. Ashley has a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education/Special Education as well as 5 years of childcare experience. Her favorite aspect of working with children is watching their growth each and every day.

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Yan F., Hamilton Park

Kiddie Academy Hamilton Park is the best of the best when it comes to childcare. Our daughter started attending at 4 months and we never had any doubts about her being completely safe in their care. All of her teachers were caring, fun, and gentle with her. She learned so much from her time at…
Caitlin W., Hamilton Park

We are really happy with the quality and diversity of education and communication!
Maris S., Hamilton Park

My children love coming to school! The teachers are sweet and they provide a wide range of activities for the kids!
Courtney V., Hamilton Park

Great teachers and responsive admin; very flexible and kind. Great hours, clean location with age appropriate activities that build skills. Love all the pictures too
Delina A., Hamilton Park

How well the entire staff knows my son, Jack. I feel more than confident that he is well taken care of and having so much fun when he is at school.
Christina S., Hamilton Park

The dedication and patience the staff have
Melissa C., Hamilton Park

The teacher and administration are great! My kids love going to school each day.
Jennifer K., Hamilton Park

Hamilton Park staff is terrific. They feel like friends. I know they really care about my son. He has the BEST days and I can't say enough good about the school.
Christina S., Hamilton Park

Fantastic teachers; good location; warm atmosphere.
Daniela O., Hamilton Park

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