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1601 Market Street is located in the heart of Philadelphia's public transportation system. Located just steps from the 15th Street station at the corner of 15th and Market Streets, the Building is easily accessible by bus, trolley, subway and regional rail service. Driving Directions from north of Philadelphia: I-95 S toward Central Philadelphia Take exit 22 toward I-676 W/US-30, Merge onto Vine St Expressway, Continue onto I-676 W, Take the exit toward PA 611/Broad St/Central Philadelphia, Merge onto N 15th St. Turn right onto John F Kennedy Blvd (TD Bank) Turn left onto N 17th St (Corner Bakery) Take the 1st left onto Market St (City National Bank is on the right) 1601 Market Street will be on the left.

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    "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."

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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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  • Exceptional READY for SCHOOL Programs

    Now enrolling in Preschool & Kindergarten Prep for Fall 2016

    Our Preschool and Kindergarten Prep programs are filled with investigation, experimentation, and discovery. Through intentional teaching practices, purposefully-designed environments, and enriched activities, teachers ensure children have appropriate and meaningful learning experience that lead to success in elementary school.

    Program Highlights include:
    • Independent, teacher-directed, and small-group activities that engage children
    • Robust language and literacy curriculum 
    • Handwriting Without Tears and Everyday Mathematics curriculum enrichment
    • Enrichment programs in cooking; arts (music, drama, dance/movement and visual art); and outdoor play and exploration
    • 21st century technology in the classroom
    • Introduction to STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics)
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  • 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.

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  • 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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