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Metrorail from Metro Center- Take the Blue and Orange line to the Federal Triangle Station downtown Washington, D.C. Our center is located directly across 12th St NW, right of The Old Post Office Pavilion, from the Federal Triangle Station. Rt. 66 East from VA- Take Rt.66 to the Theodore Roosevelt bridge, cross the bridge into Washington, D.C., The Kennedy Center will be on the left as you are crossing the bridge. Driving down Constitution the Washington Monument will appear on the right. At 12th Street NW and Constitution Ave our centers building will be located on the left North East corner. I95 North from VA- Take I95 North to the 14th Street Bridge, cross the bridge into Washington, DC. Keep forward until Constitution Ave NW. Just before Constitution Ave you will pass the Washington Monument on the left and the US Capitol on the right. Turn right onto Constitution. At 12th St and Constitution Ave our center building will be located on the left North East corner.
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Welcome to Bright Horizons at the National Office

A small center with a big heart

Welcome to Bright Horizons! We're a small center with a large playground, a private courtyard and children's garden nestled in the IRS Building. We understand the importance of providing a safe, happy and nurturing environment so each child can learn and grow. Please explore our website to learn more!


What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Ever since the first day I walked into Bright Horizons, I have always felt very comfortable that my son would be well taken care of. I thank you all for your caring hearts, teaching right from wrong, and playing a big part in the development of the amazing boy that my son has become."

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Full-time early education and preschool

Upcoming Events

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  • Apr 21

    3:00 PM - 5:30 PM The National Office CDC Open House 2014

    Please join us and learn about our dynamic child development center. We will share with you how we teach using The World at Their Fingertips curriculum. You can meet our talented educators, and experience being part of the Bright Horizons family!

Featured Parent Webinar

Organization Tips for Busy Families

Being a working parent takes an incredible amount of organization, preparation, juggling and a little bit of daily magic. Watch our parenting video to get simple tips and tricks on getting your family organized.

Bright Horizons Parent Community

The Bright Horizons Parent Community is a great place for parents and educators to share ideas, get perspectives and ask questions. Looking for info on potty training your toddler or how to get your preschooler started with chores? This is the place for you.

Meals

Nutritious snacks and lunch provided daily

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

In addition to our curriculum's learning elements in math, language, art, social responsibility and health and wellness, we are proud to incorporate these curriculum features into your daily experience:
  • Handwriting without Tears: Preschool
  • Everyday Math: Preschool
  • Growing Readers: Infant-Preschool
  • Toward A Better World: Infant-Preschool
  • Movement Matters: Infant-Preschool

Optional weekly classes are presented by Bright Mind Academy in American Sign Language for Toddlers and Spanish for Twos and Preschool.

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    Let's Move~Well Aware Celebration in May 5/28/2013
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