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Our center is located in the George W Dunne Cook County Office Building, on the corner of Washington and Dearborn. We are located across the street on the south side of Daley Plaza. We are on the first floor, Dearborn side next to Citibank.

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  • What Chicago Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Dan, You have been such a blessing in London's life ever since she started coming to Bright Horizons. She looks forward to school everyday and she constantly talks about you even at home. She enjoys learning and you have helped to bring out her curiousity and confidence. Thank you for all you do!!"

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  • Our Menu 2015

    Family Style Dining: learn to make healthy food choices

    Our caterer, Food2You Catering, offers healthy food for snacks and meals with both a non-vegetarian and vegetarian option. The children have breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. Sitting with peers at snack and meal times, serving themselves, passing shared items and engaging in conversation helps them learn to make healthy food choices and understand the characteristics and benefits of nutritious foods. Our menu's are updated quarterly.
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  • Parent Teacher Partnerships: The Keys to Successful Collaboration

    A Family Matters parenting webinar.

    Creating optimal parent teacher partnerships takes skill and know-how; you need to understand the goals, your responsibilities, and the line between advocating and over-involvement. Watch this webinar to hear from Bright Horizons education experts Ruth and Melanie about getting the best out of the relationships with your children’s teachers.

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  • 2015 Preschool and Kindergarten Prep

    Admissions Open House

    Tuesday, October 13th: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM.
    Group tour will begin at 9:45 AM.

    Thursday, October 15th: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.
    Group tour will begin at 3:45 PM.

    Come explore our school and learn about our exceptional READY for SCHOOL programs designed to guide your child to elementary school success.  

    Learn more about our curriculum and enrichment programs,

    Meet our highly trained teaching team and school administrators, and discover all that our Academy for Learning has to offer you and your family.

  • 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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