Welcome to Bright Horizons at Marin Commons


Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Annie G., Daycare Center Director, Bright Horizons at Marin Commons, San Rafael, CA

Meet the Center Director

Annie Gaffney

M-F: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: +1 415-492-2262


Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

Infant boy crawling and smiling


An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

Toddler girl in a pink coat and two pigtails looking up and smiling


An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

Preschool girl with short, brown, curly hair sitting at a table and smiling


Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

Kindergarten boy wearing a plaid shirt and striped hat outside

Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond


Meet Our Teaching Team

Tina N., Daycare Teacher, Bright Horizons at Marin Commons, San Rafael, CA

Tina N.

I love teaching because: I like to help make a safe envrionment for the children to grow and learn.

Teaching since: 1998

Judy W., Daycare Substitute, Bright Horizons at Marin Commons, San Rafael, CA

Judy W.

I love teaching because: Teaching keeps me young and interested in life.

Teaching since: 1963

Alida S., Daycare Teacher, Bright Horizons at Marin Commons, San Rafael, CA

Alida S.

I love teaching because: I like watching the children grow and develop and observing how much their language expands during the toddler years.

Teaching since: 2010


Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

Scientific experiments for Kids | STEM activities|Safety goggles|Bright Horizons

Our NAEYC Accreditation

Bright Horizons is committed to 100% NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation for all of our eligible child care centers and preschools.

Why NAEYC? Based on a multi-step process of continuous evaluation and improvement, NAEYC accreditation is the most comprehensive in the field, ensuring that our programs are informed by research and demonstrate high-quality standards.

NAEYC accreditation is our commitment to families. It is one way we provide the very best care and education for young children. Bright Horizons goes beyond what a traditional daycare would offer in order to establish a strong foundation for success in school and life.