Welcome to Bright Horizons Family Center at Del Mar

Meet the Center Director

Sandra Cook

M-F: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 858-509-0419

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Our Educational Programs

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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

Rose P.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: they are positive, honest, caring, full of curiosity, loving, sweet and most of all, every day is a new day.

Teaching since: 1999

Valerie B.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I feel like a child myself in many ways. It is rewarding to make a difference in a child's life and celebrating the diversity of all people.

Teaching since: 1996

Gonzalo V.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing them learn and grow.

Teaching since: 2006

Naemah N.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: it is very rewarding when you see children learn and grow.

Teaching since: 1997

Aimee D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: we help children learn the life skills to make them successful in Elementary School.

Teaching since: 2007

Megan H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing them learn and grow. The development process of young children is so fascinating to me. I'm glad to be able to experience it.

Teaching since: 2007

Caitlin D.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: they are so intuitive and they love to learn. I love watching them try new things and grow throughout the year.

Teaching since: 2008

Sandra M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing them learn and grow.

Teaching since: 2014

Deanna L.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing how happy they are and watching them grow.

Teaching since: 2010

Allie R.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It is so fun because I get to watch how children grow. Preschool is the first step to their future.

Teaching since: 2013

Sayena V.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching them grow. I believe they are important role for the future.

Teaching since: 2016

Baby B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I believe in instilling a sense of creativity, enthusiasm and freedom among he children.

Teaching since: 2010

Sarah W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love following the childrens lead and watching their excitement about learning.

Teaching since: 2013

Courtney V.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: they are so curious and so excited to learn new things.

Teaching since: 2013

Whitney G.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to see them learn new things and I enjoy watching them grow as students as well as individuals.

Teaching since: 2012

Joanne O.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing them learn and grow.

Teaching since: 2015

Bethany D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to help them develop a love for learning that will carry on through their entire life.

Teaching since: 2013

Diana H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: they are full of wonder and joy.

Teaching since: 2016

Randall D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing them learn and grow.

Teaching since: 2014

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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.

“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

“Deanna is an amazing teacher! She is very responsible, caring, and energetic. She truly seems to love her job and it shows when she is with the children. She is creative and bright. She works hard to give attention to all the children in a very busy classroom of 3-4 year olds. Thank you!”

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Jill Scolnick

“Thank you so much for being so patient and nurturing. Lumba now looks forward to come to school even though it's just for 2 days a week. You've obviously inspired her to think of school as a fun place to be, and our family really appreciates that she now SKIPS to your class with joy!!!”

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Petrina

“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

“Caitlin is an excellent teacher. She is very calm, caring and patient, which is very important in a busy classroom. She is experienced and intelligent and provides great care and instruction to the children. Our family feels lucky to have our son work with her at school.”

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Jill Scolnick

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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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