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Take the A,C, or 1 train to 168 Street. Walk west on W. 168 Street towards Fort Washington Ave. Cross the street and continue walking on W. 168 Street. After the curve this will turn into Haven Ave. Cross W. 169 St and arrive at 61 Haven Ave which is located between W. 169 and W. 170 St.

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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: Bibi
  • I Teach: Twos
  • Teaching Since: 1976
  • I love teaching children because: I love to be a part of the children's growing process. As a teacher with over 30 years experience, I use my wealth of knowledge and talents to help my children grow!
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Three Little Bears
  • Name: Chanette
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 2007
  • I love teaching children because: I'm working to mold the minds of tomorrow. I love that I am always learning from the children.
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Cat in the Hat
  • Name: Chaury
  • I Teach: Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 2010
  • I love teaching children because: I love my children's curiosity. It's amazing to watch them grow.
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Name: Clara
  • I Teach: Young Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 1996
  • I love teaching children because: I love to see how happy the children get every time we teach them a new concept or show them a new activity.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Goodnight Moon, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, and In My Mom's Arms
  • Name: Connie
  • I Teach: Infants
  • Teaching Since: 1987
  • I love teaching children because: Infants are where it all begins! Some of the most important learning in a child's life happens in the first year. Infants are the best!!!
  • Favorite Children's Book: Ten Tiny Babies
  • Name: Ericka
  • I Teach: Young Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 2013
  • I love teaching children because: I like to be a part of their learning experience. My children make me laugh every day.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Alexander's Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
  • Name: Heidy
  • I Teach: Infants and Young Toddler
  • Teaching Since: 2012
  • I love teaching children because: I love children and that we can learn from one another. I like that I am helping my students to grow and learn.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Make Me Smile
  • Name: Limei
  • I Teach: All classrooms
  • Teaching Since: 1992
  • I love teaching children because: It is a pleasure to see the progress of children as they grow. It is amazing to see how fast and willing children are to learn.
  • Favorite Children's Book: I know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
  • Name: Marina
  • I Teach: Kindergarten Prep
  • Teaching Since: 1987
  • I love teaching children because: My students teach me as I teach them. Its a fantastic experience!
  • Favorite Children's Book: Chicken Little
  • Name: Nellie
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 1987
  • I love teaching children because: Children are a part of our everyday life and they are very enjoyable to be with. They love to explore, they love to smile, they love to learn.
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Art Lesson By Tomie dePaola
  • Name: Nina
  • I Teach: Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 1987
  • I love teaching children because: Teaching brings me great joy and keeps me young.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Guess How Much I Love You
  • Name: Regina
  • I Teach: Infants
  • Teaching Since: 1997
  • I love teaching children because: I love to work with the babies and to share my love with them.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?

Administration

  • Name: Ms. Zonara Asghar

    Position: Director

    In Education Since: 2002

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: I love partnering with families to create an exciting, challenging, and loving learning environment!

    Favorite Children's Book: Amelia Bedelia By Peggy Parish

  • Name: Noelle Lloyd

    Position: Education Coordinator

    In Education Since: 1978

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: The children and the families at Bright Horizons touch my heart. I believe this is what education should be. Coming from the NYC DOE, Bright Horizons is a breath of fresh air.

    Favorite Children's Book: Mary Poppins By P.L Travers