Hana Zucker, Center Director
Meet Hana Zucker, Our Center Director
At KinderCare Since: 2011
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Favorite Children's Book: Love You Forever
Meet Hana Zucker! She is the Center Director at KinderCare at Flemington in New Jersey. Hana attended Kean University, where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. She has been with KinderCare since 2011 and has taught in all classrooms and age groups. Every day, Hana looks forward to meeting new families, and her favorite book is Love You Forever by Robert Munsch. Outside of work, Hana enjoys crafting and going on road trips with her family.
AMERICA’S MOST ACCREDITED
Nationally only 10% of daycares are accredited - nearly 100% of our learning centers are. That’s a big difference, and that means KinderCare kids are getting the very best. Here’s why.
Infant Programs (6 weeks–1 year)
Leaving your baby in someone else’s care is a big step. Everyone at our centers—most importantly, our naturally gifted infant teachers—will work with you to make sure the transition goes smoothly. When you step into our infant classroom, you’ll see how much we want your infant to feel safe, loved, and ready to explore their world.
Toddler Programs (1–2 Years)
Everything in our toddler classroom is designed for little explorers. That’s because a lot is going on at this age. When your child is wandering all over the place, that means they’re learning and discovering new things every day. We’ll help them explore their interests (and find new ones!) as they play and learn.
Discovery Preschool Programs (2–3 Years)
This age is filled with so much wonder and curiosity. That’s why we offer a ton of books and toys and bring artwork down to kids eye level. Children in discovery preschool also begin to learn how we all work together in a classroom. Simple math and science, pretend play, and group play help them get used to a more structured school setting.
Preschool Programs (3–4 Years)
This age is all about expression, when kids really start to form their own ideas about what they want to play and how they want to create. Every day in our preschool classroom, your child will explore science experiments, create artwork, and play pretend—all the skills needed for their big next step: kindergarten!
Prekindergarten Programs (4–5 Years)
When you walk into one of our pre-K classrooms, you’ll see artwork and writing displayed around the room. Labels are everywhere to help kids connect letters with words. You’ll also see pictures on the walls that reflect the families in our community. Your child will also deepen their knowledge in language, math, science, Spanish, and social skills.
Kindergarten Programs (5–6 Years)
Welcome to kindergarten: the gateway to grade school and everything that comes next! Offered in select centers, our kindergarten programs have small class sizes and curriculums that mix learning and fun. The basic building blocks of reading, writing, math, and science are key in kindergarten, so we make sure they get lots of practice in all of these areas.
Before- and After-School Programs (5–12 Years)
You can count on us to provide reliable care for your school-ager while you’re at work, with safe transportation from our center to your child’s school and back! Whether your child wants to start a drama club, build a volcano, or create a comic book, they will have a place to follow their dreams. Your child will start and end the day with a whole lot of fun!
School Break Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
Winter break, spring break, summer break—when school’s out (but you still need to work), you can count on KinderCare to provide a safe and supportive learning environment that’s focused on fun. We welcome children ages 5–12 during school break times and make sure they have a sensational, screen-free experience they won’t forget.
Participating Child Care Aware Center
KinderCare partners with Child Care Aware® of America to offer fee assistance for Active Duty military families and flexible support to fit their needs when care at a Child Development Center on the installation is not available.
Elementary School Distance Learning
Healthy bodies, happy hearts, growing minds. We make distance learning easy on your whole family! Our teachers are trained to facilitate safe and dynamic learning experiences online and in-person. Since every school has their own learning plan, we’ve added flexible enrollment options to meet your family’s needs. Whether you choose to enroll full-time, part-time, or before and after school, we’re here for you!
Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program
Phonics Adventures® (2 – 4 Years)
Learning how to read is a whole lot of fun at KinderCare! We help kids grow to love books and words (and get ready for kindergarten) in our Phonics Adventures program. From discovering the basics of vowels to practicing poetry, kids learn all about letters and sounds in small-group lessons made just for their age group. (Bonus: Kids who attend our phonics program are more prepared than their peers for school—and we have the data to prove it.)
STEM Innovators (3-8 Years)
You’ve probably heard a lot about how important STEM education is for your child, but what does that really mean? Our STEM Innovators program takes kids’ natural ability to make sense of the world and applies it to robotics, chemistry, coding, geology, and more. While your child experiments, they’ll discover how to use technology to do amazing things!
Art, Preschool Reading, Soccer, Karate Vendor
We're the only company in early childhood education to select teachers based on natural talent. Being a great educator isn't enough though. KinderCare teachers are also amazing listeners, nurturers, boo-boo fixers, and smile-makers. Put more simply, we love our teachers and your child will, too.
Meet just a few of our amazing KinderCare teachers!
A KINDERCARE TEACHER WITH
An Artist's Heart
"My classroom is full of art!” says Mary Annthipie-Bane, an award-winning early childhood educator at KinderCare. Art and creative expression, she says, help children discover who they really are.
We put our best-in-class teachers in a best-in-class workplace. We're so proud to have been named one of Gallup's 37 winners of the Great Workplace Award. When you put great teachers in an engaging center, your children will experience an amazing place to learn and grow.
Don't take our word for it. Hear what our families have to say about our amazing center!
Thank you so much for taking care of our little ones needs. It means a lot to see how comfortable she is with you guys and making her feel special at her second home.”
Kathleen - KinderCare Parent
“I just wanted to say "thank you" for providing a BBQ to all the families at KinderCare. I thought it was such a generous gesture, and a great end of the summer celebration for all. The food was fantastic, and the BBQ crew were friendly and accommodating. Grace and Hunter had a great time, especially Hunter as he loves eating! One of the best decisions we've made since moving to Flemington is enrolling our children in the school. They are both adjusting well and actually enjoy going to school now, which is not what we experienced at our old daycare. I am truly grateful for the open and caring staff that are teaching and watching over our kids, so again, thank you for all that you do.”
The Phan Family - KinderCare Parent
“My daughters have been attending KinderCare for almost 2 years now. We have had nothing short of a great experience. The teachers and directors are always kind and knowledgeable. My youngest daughter has shown so much academic growth since we started there. I know I can trust them with my daughters safety and well-being. My oldest daughter loves going there for before and aftercare. Her teacher always makes sure her homework is completed and checks in with her about her day.
The summer program is fantastic too! The trips and planned activities make it more exciting for the older kids.
My favorite part about KinderCare is the family and community outreach activities. Every holiday parents are welcomed into the classrooms for parties and other activities. My daughters have experienced visits from various community figures to enrich their learning experiences.
I cannot thank KinderCare enough for such a great experience and partnership with raising my daughters.”
Jocelyn - KinderCare Parent
Thank YOU for your commitment to our children. It's hard leaving the kids all day to go to work (some days harder than others!) but knowing that they are in excellent, capable, and loving hands makes it that much easier. We started at KinderCare in September 2015, so only a short time before you arrived, but have noticed a tremendous difference in the way the center is run, the cleanliness of the building, and the competency of the staff - and that is all attributed to your leadership. So thank you :) Have a wonderful weekend!”
Ellen Gluck - KinderCare Parent
My husband and I are impressed with your facility….our girls are very excited about your center!”
Tim and MaryAnn - KinderCare Parent
Words can not express the appreciation we have for all that you've done for our son over the past five years. Now that he has grown into a "young boy" his is ready to transition to his next chapter in life. We will always have a special place in our hearts for the many many ways you have contributed toward his early learning development.”
Nicole and Joe - KinderCare Parent
I specifically chose KinderCare for my foster son because I knew other parents who sent their children there. Over the past ten months he has blossomed and is now a friendly outgoing chatterbox who can count to 15, knows most of his A,B,C’s and can sign several nursery rhymes…. I credit most of his progress of his progress to the loving, attentive staff at KinderCare. You do a wonderful job and we are grateful!”
Kelly - KinderCare Parent
Thank you for all the great work you and your colleagues at the Flemington KinderCare are doing. My daughter truly loves going to school every morning to play with her friends. I feel confident that her needs are being met every day by her teachers, who she loves, and am grateful that as a Mom who can’t be with her all day every day that there are people giving her such a great experience so early on in her life. Please know that you are all very much appreciated by all of us in our household.”
Tammy and Steve - KinderCare Parent
“...I am very impressed with everything you have to offer. I would love for the boys to come and join your center”
Kathleen - KinderCare Parent
You have a wonderful center and team and I look forward to bringing in the paperwork tonight and starting tomorrow!”
Robert and Marlene - KinderCare Parent
KinderCare in Flemington is a remarkable place for children to grow, flourish and expand their abilities. Our children love to learn and your center has nourished and expanded this excitement about learning in creative skilled ways… We respect your up –beat attitude, your sincere and ever- present assistance in a myriad of ways. You and your Staff are your commitment to improving the lives of children is evident. We have always felt that you are “part of the family” and we are profoundly grateful for your presence in our children’s lives.”
Edward and Alice - KinderCare Parent
Sometimes life goes so fast that we do not take the time to pause and acknowledge the positive things in our lives. We wanted to take a moment to say that Bahrija is one of those positive elements. Before Katherine was in her class she was always so friendly smiling at us in the hallway and telling me how cute Katherine was. We always saw her sitting on the floor interacting with the children and thought how warm and caring she was and looked forward to Katherine having her as a teacher one day. Now that Katherine is in her class we can say from experience that all of our initial feelings have been proven true. Bahrija is the teacher that the kids run up to and give hugs and are excited to see each day. Katherine feels very comfortable with Bahrija and loves all her songs and sings them at home. Katherine loves music and I cannot say enough how thankful we are for Bahrija playing musical instruments for the children. We also love that she teaches them some Spanish and are so excited that Katherine is getting this exposure. Our daughter is excited each day to go to school because of Bahrija and as parents it is such a good feeling. Our daughter was not this happy in other classrooms at KinderCare and Bahrija is the "bright spot" making the difference. As parents we are overjoyed at how Katherine is blossoming in Bahrija's class. So we wanted to say a BIG THANKS to Bahrija.”
Kimberly B. - KinderCare Parent
Who Are KinderCare Families?
They hail from hundreds of cities across the country from countless backgrounds, and proudly represent every walk in life. What our families have in common, though, is the want to give their children the best start in life. We are so proud to be their partner in parenting.
Hear from just a few of our amazing KinderCare families.
A Globe-Trotting Family Finds A
Home in Houston
Four young children, four different passports, two languages, two full-time jobs…oh, and a few triathlons thrown in for good measure. Meet the globe-trotting Colettas—a family on the go.