Welcome to U Chicago Child Development Center Drexel managed by Bright Horizons

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Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Ruby E., Daycare Center Director, U Chicago Child Development Center Drexel managed by Bright Horizons, Chicago, IL

Meet the Center Director

Ruby Edwards

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 773-819-2600

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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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Summer Program

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Rhonda M., Daycare Teacher, U Chicago Child Development Center Drexel managed by Bright Horizons, Chicago, IL

Rhonda M.

I love teaching because: There are moments when you can actually see children connect the dots and gain an understanding of the things that I've been teaching them.

Teaching since: 2001

Shannan W., Daycare Teacher, U Chicago Child Development Center Drexel managed by Bright Horizons, Chicago, IL

Shannan W.

I love teaching because: I love spending time with the infants/children and watching them grow and develop.

Teaching since: 1998

Marcia W., Daycare Teacher, U Chicago Child Development Center Drexel managed by Bright Horizons, Chicago, IL

Marcia W.

I love teaching because: I love working with children at the very beginning of their education.

Teaching since: 1992

A young child learns about a sun flower with a magnifying glass at daycare
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Our Approach to Teaching & Learning

At Bright Horizons, our Discovery Driven Learning™ approach makes early learning an adventure. Find out how we nurture your child’s natural curiosity, focus on what interests them most, encourage learning through play, and help them get ready for kindergarten.

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Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

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