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EXIT 13 OFF I-84 drive north on Rte 9. Located on the Bright horizons Casperkill Country Club property. The drive is about 10 miles. Once you pass the Poughkeepsie Galleria on your left it's a mile further down Rt 9 on your right hand side just past Half tme. Exit 18 off I 87 going towards the Mid Hudson Bridge. You should pass a Home Depot on the left on Rt 299. Take Rte 9w South towards the Mid Hudson Bridge. Take Rt 9 South to the Bright Horizons. Some land marks are TJ max, Price Chopper, Cappucino's on your right. Once your pass Cappucino's, there is a light go into the far left and make a left into Bright Horizons at Poughkeepsie. We are the first driveway on the left.

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  • What Poughkeepsie Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "Kristen you are amazing!!!! . Thank you so much for all you have taught me. I will miss you Adnah"

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  • Ready for School

    Now Enrolling! Stop in today for a tour of our program!

    Pre-kindergarten children are enthusiastically advancing their development in exciting and challenging ways. At this age, children are physically and cognitively able to take on more challenges while still engaged in important foundational learning, like friendship building and developing a strong sense of self-concept.

    Using The World at Their Fingertips curriculum, teachers facilitate experiences and opportunities for for pre-kindergarten children, helping them to advance skills in care pre-academic areas such as literacy, math, and science, as well as in other essential areas such as art, social and emotional well being, and health and wellness.

    Click below to see our Kindergarten Prep children in action!
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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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  • 5 Reasons to Visit Us

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    #1: Passionate & caring teachers

    #2: Curriculum in action

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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.


  • 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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