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From 101 Southbound from Goleta: Take the Turnpike off ramp and turn right. On your left will be San Marcos High School. At the second signal, turn left onto Hollister Ave. San Marcos High School will still be on your left. Go about 1 mile and on your right you will see 3, very tall palm trees by our driveway. Turn right into our parking lot. Ring the bell at the gate and someone will let you in. From 101 Northbound from Montecito: Take the State St. off ramp and turn left. You will drive over the freeway and go down hill about 2 miles. You will pass under a train trestle, pass through 2 signals and on your left you will see 3, very tall palm trees by our driveway. Turn left into our parking lot. Ring the bell at the gate and someone will let you in.

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About Our Staff

A Bright Horizons teacher is a nurturer as well as an educator, someone who encourages learning through exploration, and who understands the balance between what a child needs to feel safe and what she requires to reach her potential. Your child’s teacher is your partner. At Bright Horizons, families and teachers work together --celebrating successes, navigating challenges, and communicating daily about your child’s achievements and goals.

Meet Our Teachers

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  • Name: Betty
  • I Teach: Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten
  • Teaching Since: 1983
  • I love teaching children because: I want children to feel positive about their learning experience. They need to know that they are capable of being whoever they want to be.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Pink and Say
  • Name: Debbie
  • I Teach: Kindergarten Prep
  • Teaching Since: 1982
  • I love teaching children because: It never gets old, and every year is a new beginning to make a difference in a child's life!
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Giant Book of Make Believe
  • Name: Dora
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 1982
  • I love teaching children because: The amazement and wonder of children's own discoveries
  • Favorite Children's Book: Where the Wild Things Are
  • Name: Maria
  • I Teach: Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 1995
  • I love teaching children because: I enjoy seeing them grow and learn everyday. At their age, everyday is a new adventure!
  • Favorite Children's Book: Goodnight Moon
  • Name: Melissa
  • I Teach: Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 2013
  • I love teaching children because: The way children move through the world inspires me -- they are honest and fearless. They laugh unabashedly at life's absurdities. They explore, manipulate, and are constantly curious about this gorgeous world we live in.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Tell Me Again About How the Night I was Born by Jamie Lee Curtis and Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
  • Name: Nicole
  • I Teach: Young Preschoolers
  • Teaching Since: 2001
  • I love teaching children because: it is the most thrilling and rewarding experience to know I'm making a difference in childrens' lives everyday.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Love You Forever
  • Name: Schauna
  • I Teach: Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 2001
  • I love teaching children because: because children are our future and they bring light to each day. I love seeing their faces as they discover something new and exciting.
  • Favorite Children's Book: I'll Love You Forever and Goodnight Moon
  • Name: Sharon
  • I Teach: Young Preschoolers
  • Teaching Since: 1990
  • I love teaching children because: I experience joy and love everyday through the children and I never lose hope for the world!
  • Favorite Children's Book: Elena's Serenade
  • Name: Sheila
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 1982
  • I love teaching children because: because it brings me such joy to be involved in children's discovery of their wonderful world.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Administration

  • Name: Sophia

    Position: Director

    In Education Since: 2005

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: Everyday is a new day and I love working with the children, families and staff at Discoveries!

    Favorite Children's Book: Not a Box

  • Name: Jessie

    Position: Education Coordinator

    In Education Since: 2008

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: There is something so special about witnessing the moment when a child is learning something for the first time and it finally sticks.

    Favorite Children's Book: The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear by Don and Audrey Wood