Welcome to Bright Horizons at Portland

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Wendy Grover

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 207-560-2514

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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

Brenda B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching infants grow and develop, taking their first steps, and saying their first word.

Teaching since: 1985

Mela S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see them develop new skills and see the fun ideas they come up with.

Teaching since: 1990

Cristel H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Everyday is different as is every child and their needs. It is challenging and so much fun! I love their excitement & wonder!

Teaching since: 2006


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 Kayla and Myra for being such incredible, devoted, and caring teachers. We truly appreciate all you do and feel lucky that Eli is in your class. THANK YOU!! Laura and Dan”


Laura and Dan

“Ms. Myra and Ms. Kayla provide wonderful care for our son. They are consistent, warm, and nurturing and he loves being with them.”


Chelsea and John

“Ms. Cristel and Ms. Adrienne are such extraordinary teachers! Our daughter loves K-Prep and is learning so much. We really appreciate their incredible curriculums, positive attitudes and for making preschool an outstanding experience.”


Chelsea and John

“Thank you Miss Eve for letting us know how our son's days are without us having to ask you about it.”


Juana & Kyle

“Thank you so much to Miss Aryana and Miss Lilly for taking such great care of Eli. Going back to work wasn't easy but knowing Eli takes part in learning activities and great playtime has helped immensely! We look forward to each posted photo and caption throughout the day to see what he is up to.”


Melanie & Derek


Upcoming Events for Families

Open House

April 8 8:30am - April 12 5pm

Visit our classrooms, meet our teachers, learn about our curriculum and how your child’s interests inspire learning.

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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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