Welcome to Bright Horizons at 221 Main

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Lalaine Monteclaro

M-F: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 415-495-1706

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Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond


Meet Our Teaching Team

LiQiong L.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children and doing fun projects, like art, science, and sensory activities with them.

Teaching since: 2006

Song M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It's fun to see how the toddlers learn from us teachers. Like singing, cleaning up after themselves and reading too.

Teaching since: 2001

Esperanza G.

Kindergarten Prep

I love teaching because: I love being able to help children learn and watch them grow.

Teaching since: 2005


The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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language works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Thank you so much for taking care of our baby girl. She always smiles when she sees you at drop off and we can tell she is happy. We appreciate that more than we can put into words. ”


Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Another parent expressed her gratitude that Andersen had offered her daughter a toy and invited her to play with him at a playground. I said "Andersen is in a great school where his teachers stress the importance of sharing and being kind to everyone." I am grateful for the kindness they teach.”


Vincent and Joanna

“To the wonderful Pond Teachers, Thank you for all that you do for Evie! We are so lucky to have such wonderful, caring teachers who so clearly love the kids and what they do. Thank you!”


Katie, Mike, and Evie

“Thank you for welcoming Caroline so warmly into the Stream classroom and ensuring she transitions nicely. We love seeing her smiles as you greet her each day!”



“My appreciation for the teachers at Bright Horizons goes beyond the words that I can express. They extend themselves daily to our children's learning. Both of my sons were more than prepared to move forward in Kindergarten, thanks to Bright Horizons.”


Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent


Upcoming Events for Families

Lion Dance Performance

February 15 | 12-12am

To celebrate the Lunar New Year we invite the Lion Dancers to perform for the children.

Dr. Seuss' Birthday

March 1 | 12-12am

On this day we invite the children to bring a Dr. Seuss book to school with them.

Week of the Young Child

May 13 12am - May 17 12am

At the end of the week we highlight early education by joining with our neighboring centers to have a parade.

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.


Early Education Awards & Partnerships


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