Welcome to Ida Thompson Child Development Program


Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Sonya O., Daycare Executive Director, Ida Thompson Child Development Program, Spartanburg, SC

Meet the Center Director

Sonya Oller

Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

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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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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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Amber R., Daycare Associate Teacher, Ida Thompson Child Development Program, Spartanburg, SC

Amber R.

I love teaching because: I love working with children because I love to watch them grow and learn new things. Everyday is a new adventure.

Teaching since: 2013

Annie M., Daycare Substitute, Ida Thompson Child Development Program, Spartanburg, SC

Annie M.

I love teaching because: I love to see the children enjoy their meals and wanting to learn!

Teaching since: 1975

Carolyn H., Daycare Associate Teacher, Ida Thompson Child Development Program, Spartanburg, SC

Carolyn H.

Support Staff

I love teaching because: the children are a lot of fun, there is never a dull moment and it keeps you young.

Teaching since: 2000

A young child learns about a sun flower with a magnifying glass at daycare

Our Approach to Teaching & Learning

At Bright Horizons, our Discovery Driven Learning™ approach makes early learning an adventure. Find out how we nurture your child’s natural curiosity, focus on what interests them most, encourage learning through play, and help them get ready for kindergarten.


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.