Welcome to Medtronic Child Care Center

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Tami Mielke

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Phone: 763-526-7720

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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

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Summer Camp

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Sylvia E.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: They are eager learners. They love to read books and I can share my favorite ones with them. I can help them to become self-sufficient. They teach me about love, patience, and seeing the world through their eyes.

Teaching since: 1978

Rebecca B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching the children grow and learn new skills and how fast they apply those new skills to learn new ones.

Teaching since: 1994

Sara D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I truly love working with K-Prep children and their families; helping them learn, grow, and develop their strengths.

Teaching since: 1986


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.

“Sylvia, you are such a wonderful teacher and I have been so grateful to work with you over the past year to help Winona learn and grow. I appreciate your daily loving attitude, your advice, your sense of humor, and your stories. You have such wonderful ideas to nurture early childhood development.”



“Thank you so much for taking care of our baby girl. She always smiles when she sees you at drop off and we can tell she is happy. We appreciate that more than we can put into words. ”


Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Thank you for ALL you do for our sweet George! He loves and appreciates you so much, especially his back scratches to help him fall asleep for nap. :) We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for taking such good care of him and helping him learn about this big, beautiful world every day. XOXO!”



“My appreciation for the teachers at Bright Horizons goes beyond the words that I can express. They extend themselves daily to our children's learning. Both of my sons were more than prepared to move forward in Kindergarten, thanks to Bright Horizons.”


Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Thank you SO much for all you do every day for our sweet George! He loves your class and his friends so very much and that is in large part thanks to you and all of your work. We appreciate you so much, as does he. Thanks from the bottom of our hearts! XOXO”




Upcoming Events for Families

Open House

April 15 9am - April 19 5pm

Early education isn’t what we do—it’s who we are. Come to our Open House to learn what makes Bright Horizons® unique.

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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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