Welcome to Bright Horizons at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Oakland

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Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Alaina R., Daycare Center Director, Bright Horizons at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Oakland, Pontiac, MI

Meet the Center Director

Alaina Recore

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: +1 248-858-6667

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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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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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School-Aged

Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Program

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Chalotte W., Daycare Lead Teacher, Bright Horizons at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Oakland, Pontiac, MI

Chalotte W.

I love teaching because: I love teaching because I enjoy watching young minds grow and develop. I especially enjoy working with toddlers because every experience is new.

Teaching since: 2006

Jennifer W., Daycare Lead Teacher, Bright Horizons at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Oakland, Pontiac, MI

Jennifer W.

I love teaching because: I Love Teaching Because of all the smiles, warm hugs, watching children explore and grow through new experiences.

Teaching since: 2004

Aimee B., Daycare Lead Teacher, Bright Horizons at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Oakland, Pontiac, MI

Aimee B.

I love teaching because: I like teaching because I like to watch them grow and learn new things. I enjoy seeing how they react and interact with newly learned information.

Teaching since: 2015

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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.