Welcome to Central Coast Children's Center managed by Bright Horizons

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Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Vanni R., Daycare Center Director, Central Coast Children's Center managed by Bright Horizons, Santa Maria, CA

Meet the Center Director

Vanni Rattanatray

M-F: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 818-672-7032

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Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Crista G., Daycare Teacher, Central Coast Children's Center managed by Bright Horizons, Santa Maria, CA

Crista G.

I love teaching because: You can almost see the connections being made in their curious minds, as they play.

Teaching since: 2013

Tiffany R., Daycare Teacher, Central Coast Children's Center managed by Bright Horizons, Santa Maria, CA

Tiffany R.

I love teaching because: I have been teaching since I was seven. Kindness and compassion start at an early age.

Teaching since: 2013

Ramuella B., Daycare Lead Teacher, Central Coast Children's Center managed by Bright Horizons, Santa Maria, CA

Ramuella B.

I love teaching because: It's an honor to play an important part of shaping children's minds by instilling the love of reading and learning about themselves and the world.

Teaching since: 2013

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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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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.

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Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

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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.