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From I-95, Take Exit 38 onto Route 15 (Merritt Parkway South). Take exit 52 off of the Merritt onto Route 8 North. Take Route 8 to exit 12. Turn left off Exit 12 (Old Stratford Rd). You will pass Hilton Garden Inn on right and Walgreens will come up on your left. At the intersection with the light, cross over Bridgeport Ave and go straight onto Commerce Drive. Go up the hill, past Enterprise Drive on your left. Take the next left into the driveway which will have a large stone sign for Il Palio Restaurant. At the stop sign, turn right and take another quick, sharp right into the parking lot behind Building Three.

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  • What Shelton Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "A heartfelt thank you to each and everyone of you for becoming such a special part of Maddox's life. Each and everyone of you have helped to foster Maddox's educational and developmental growth in a way that we could have never imagined and we are so thankful! Fondly, the Forey Family :-)"

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  • Join Us For a Summer of Fun, Friendship & Exploration!

    School Age Summer Camp at Bright Horizons at ECT!

    Every year Bright Horizons at ECT hosts a school age summer camp. The summer camp program takes advantage of all that the summer has to offer. Our teachers develop a fun curriculum that uses the surrounding communities and special visitors as an extension of the camp. Children can explore nature, experiment with science, and engage in the creative arts, all while learning about the world around them. Camp Highlights include;
    • Engaging themes that incorporate   children’s interests
    •  Daily fitness activities and technology is integrated throughout the program
    • Field trips, special guests, and action-packed days in rich, engaging spaces
    • Flexible schedules; full- and part-time options available and you can choose your weeks 
    • Policies and procedures implemented to maintain a safe and secure environment for children

    See below for a full calendar of events and contact us today to learn even more about our incredible summer program!

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  • The Resilient Child: Supporting Your Family through Change

    A Family Matters parenting webinar.

    Watch our recent webinar to hear from Devereux Center for Resilient Children childhood expert and social worker Rachel Sperry, MSW. Learn how to support your child through big changes and how to encourage the kind of resilience that will help your child weather transitions today… and throughout childhood.

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  • Meet the Toddler 3 Team

    Miss Courtney & Miss Nicole

    Two of our most tenured teachers are celebrating anniversaries. We are honored to congratulate Miss Courtney on 16 years and Miss Nicole on 13 years with Bright Horizons! This amazing teaching team works together to create a loving, safe and engaging environment for their toddlers. We are so proud to have such caring and dedicated teachers as a part of our Bright Horizons family!

    Click the link below to learn more about Miss Nicole, Miss Courtney and our other fantastic teachers!

  • About the Curriculum

    Our unique approach to education.

    Bright Horizons’ The World at Their Fingertips

    Children learn in a variety of ways and at their own pace. Our carefully planned curriculum is designed to inspire your child at every age and stage. Built around extensive research, 21st-century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, our curriculum introduces concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.


  • About our Teachers

    Helping children reach their potential

    Our Teachers

    Inspired by knowledgeable child development professionals who understand the balance between nurturing developing minds and caring for tender spirits, children grow from curious infants into explorative preschoolers. Our teachers are all experienced and highly trained, meeting rigid certification requirements. They keep up with the latest techniques in early childhood curriculum and continually develop new skills to guide children on a path to lifelong learning.

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  • Health & Safety

    Because parents need peace of mind

    Well Aware and Staying Healthy

    Our center environment offers children a healthy and safe place to develop and learn. Through our Well Aware program and our Staying Healthy procedures, we set high expectations for creating healthy environments and also foster positive attitudes within children towards healthy living, physical activity, and nutrition.

    We’re proud to provide programs parents can feel good about, and to be recognized as a model for other early education programs by the Partnership for a Healthier America and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign.

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