At Acacia Learning Center, we partner with you to help your child learn, grow and thrive.  We moved into the Stapleton neighborhood to provide you and your family with the very best early childhood education program available today, as well as outstanding infant and toddler care, and before and after-school care.  We are not part of a huge franchise company, we are part of the Stapleton community.  We exist to provide you and your child with a safe, nurturing environment right here in your neighborhood.

Our Programs are designed to help each and every child develop a love of learning that will benefit them today and for the rest of their lives.

Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
— Socrates


Erin Jones, EdS


As Executive Director and Managing Consultant of Acacia Learning Center, Dr. Erin Jones partners with the board of directors of St Stephen Missionary Baptist Church to manage policies and procedures and oversee fiscal management of the school. Erin is an experienced and highly regarded early care and education specialist. Erin holds a BA from the University of Northern Colorado in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, a MA from the University of Colorado, Denver in Early Childhood Education with a Special Education Endorsement, and an EdS from Walden University in Teacher Leadership. Erin has been in the early care and education field since 1997 and is committed to the safety and well-being of each student.


Kristy Hall

As Director of Operations, Kristy oversees the day to day operations at Acacia. She works to ensure the implementation of curriculum, does classroom observations to ensure quality, and facilitates meets with parents or teachers in need of support and ideas for working through behavioral challenges with children. She holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Utah, has over 15 years of experience as a music teacher, 7 years teaching in early childhood classrooms, and holds a current director’s certificate. She has been with Acacia since doors opened in 2015 and is especially passionate about supporting new parents and parents of multiples.

Katie Montoya