Welcome to Allegheny General Hospital Center for Children

Meet the Center Director

Avery Zacharias

M-F: 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 412-231-0250

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Our Educational Programs

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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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Summer Camp

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Nichole M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy working with children because they bring job joy and laughter to my life and my classroom!

Teaching since: 2000

Krissy W.

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I love teaching because: I enjoy being nurturing and watching them grow, and incorporating laughter every day!

Teaching since: 1992

Tonja T.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching them grow from tiny infants to summer campers. They always put a smile on my face.

Teaching since: 1997

Jenny F.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children because we learn new things from each other everyday!

Teaching since: 2013

Laura M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I know that everyday will be different & exciting. Children are very curious & eager to learn. I also enjoy seeing them develop new skills & reach new milestones.

Teaching since: 2006

Elizabeth J.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Working with children gives me the chance to develop my teaching skills, and make a difference in the lives of the children that attend out center!

Teaching since: 2014

Elizabeth W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because the children make a significant impact on my life!

Teaching since: 2015

Meredith W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I am able to help children and watch their personal growth and development.

Teaching since: 2010

Ella D.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I can observe when they discover new activities, nature and other great experiences!

Teaching since: 1990

Karen B.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: They are so silly and I love when they finally grasp a concept and their face lights up.

Teaching since: 2015

Cassandra F.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy showing them something new and watching them use what they have learned to better their life.

Teaching since: 2006

Leah S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love listening to their stories and watching them discover new

Teaching since: 2010

Courtney M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: The children are such a joy to watch grow and learn in the classroom!

Teaching since: 2012

Ashleigh C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the process of their learning and development. I also love their positive energy and willingness to learn!

Teaching since: 2017

Brianna H.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing smile, grow, and laugh as they grow into young children.

Teaching since: 2017

Caroline D.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy wathing them learn to socialize!

Teaching since: 2016

Shaniqua H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: The children make me happy and I can learn from them everyday.

Teaching since: 2015

Mary T.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: of their unique personalities. I love watching them learn and explore in different ways!

Teaching since: 1999

Taryn C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy teaching because everyday is a new adventure!

Teaching since: 2018

Breanna B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy teaching because I get the chance to work with children of all different age groups!

Teaching since: 2018

Tina P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching infants because everything you show them is new and exciting!

Teaching since: 2018

Valerie J.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because I enjoy seeing their faces light up when they accomplish anything they set their mind to.

Teaching since: 1995

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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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Language Works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Works

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.

“It brings so much peace of mind knowing our daughter loves going to school. Bright Horizons welcomed her into their Toddler classroom with open arms, and ever since, she has flourished mentally and physically.”

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Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Bright Horizons has created a wonderful environment for our children to grow and thrive. I am grateful knowing that my son is developing in a safe, healthy, and happy place surrounded by an outstanding staff. Your positive attitude and ability to connect with the kids makes every day better.”

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Allison Q. -Bright Horizons Parent

“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. ”

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Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“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.”

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Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

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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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