University of Maryland Child Development Center

Welcome to Our Center

The University of Maryland is proud to partner with Bright Horizons to provide a high-quality early education and preschool center for Infants through Preschool to UMD employees, students, and College Park residents and community members.  The University of Maryland Child Development Center is scheduled to open in Fall 2020.  We invite you to learn more about our new center and check back regularly for progress updates. 

Christina Cross - Center Director

Center Welcome Photo
Center Welcome Photo
Center Welcome Photo
Health and safety at daycare| Teacher wearing mask|Bright Horizons
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A Bright New Day

We focus on the health, safety, and security of each child. Our classrooms include daily activities for mindfulness, emotional and empathy development, and friendship building.

Health and safety awareness| Good sanitation habits| Bright Horizons
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Health & Safety

Your child’s health and safety are our top priority. Our centers have strict guidelines for cleanliness and security and we’re proud to be recognized as a health-and-wellness model for child care centers by the Partnership for a Healthier America.

Family fun activities| Fun movement games| Exercise for kids| Bright Horizons
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Our Community

Our families are the University of Maryland employees, students, and College Park residents, creating a close-knit environment and strong parent partnerships.  

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Meet Our Center Team

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Come Visit Us

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Tell us Your Child's Birthdate or Due Date

What is your child's birth month and year?

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