Learning Center Staff


         Mrs. Carrie Becker - Director / Head Teacher - Pre-K Program
   Mrs. Becker has recently joined the staff at the Learning Center. She has a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Masters of Art in Administration and Leadership. She comes to us with many years experience in the public school system.   She enjoys teaching at any level but her passion is with our youngest learners!  Along with running The Learning Center, she enjoys being a therapist in the Early Intervention System! 

   Mrs. Debbie Spader -Teacher - Nursery Program
   Mrs. Spader has been with the Learning Center for over 10 years! She comes to The Learning Center with a degree in Art!  We are so proud of Mrs. Spader as she recently became a certified teacher.  Her experience and quest to become a better teacher make her an asset to our Nursery Program!  We are so lucky to have her with us!

      Mrs. Kim Barnes - Teacher - Nursery Program
    Mrs. Barnes has been at The Learning Center for 5 years!  Mrs. Barnes has a Degree in Art and has recently become a certified teacher!   We are so proud!  Mrs Barnes loves making learning fun!  She thoughtfully plans lessons so that your child will get the most out of his/her time at school.  We love having her as part of our staff!


                                                  Mrs. Alison Hackett- Teacher - Pre-K Program

   Mrs. Hackett is the newest member of  The Learning Center Family. She is a teacher in in the Pre-K Class. You may recognize Mrs. Hackett as she grew up right here on the Jersey Shore.  She works closely with Mrs. Becker to make sure that the children are prepared for kindergarten! Her caring way makes her an assest to our program!