Welcome to The Academy at Pasadena: A Bright Horizons Preschool

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Director

Kara Lewis

M-F: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Phone: 626-578-7300


Meet Our Teaching Team

Alison M.


I love teaching because: I have a passion for guiding students on their pathway to success. I love engaging with them and watching them express themselves.

Teaching since: 2015

Cindy L.

Green Room

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching them discover a love for learning and helping them achieve their developmental milestones.

Teaching since: 2012

Diana C.


I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing them grow and discover new things. The best part is when they have an "aha" moment. Those moments make teaching incredibly rewarding.

Teaching since: 2014

“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.”


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. ”


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.”


Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

“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.”


Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

Early Education Awards & Partnerships