Welcome to University Child Care at Mission Bay

Meet the Center Director

Michelle Goodrich

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 415-552-5576

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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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Meet Our Teaching Team

Annie L.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to help the children build a strong foundation to prepare them for school and for life.

Teaching since: 1999

Michelle M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: they still have imagination and enjoy learning.

Teaching since: 1995

Cindy R.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love exploring with children and forming an attachment with them.

Teaching since: 2012

Shavon C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: everyday is a different adventure and I learn something new from them everyday.

Teaching since: 2000

Krystal T.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: they're fun to be around and I like watching them learn and grow

Teaching since: 2007

Feng W.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I like playing with them and seeing their growth.

Teaching since: 2011

Graciela E.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I learn every day with them.

Teaching since: 2010

Caitlin O.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing them grow and seeing the smiles on the children's faces.

Teaching since: 2006

K R.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: children are our future and I like making their future bright and colorfu.

Teaching since: 2014

Rasheda W.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Teaching is such a rewarding job. When I see a child fall in love with learning I know my job is done.

Teaching since: 2014

Jeanette Nicole B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: teaching children new skills and knowing that i am a part of the new developmental skills, is what makes me happy

Teaching since: 2014

Vincena W.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to see them develop by learning new things. They give me full of fun energy!

Teaching since: 2009

Jasmine R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch them grow and apply the knowledge we teach!

Teaching since: 2014

Jimena C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: they teach me something new each day with their genuine curiosity and joyful attitudes. I loveseeing and being a part of how determined and motivated they are to accomplish things on their own.

Teaching since: 2015

Alicia B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see childrens' faces when they learn something new.

Teaching since: 2013

Adriana F.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to be an important part of their lives and give them all my love.

Teaching since: 2011

Iyana S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children and have children of my own.

Teaching since: 2016

Kiara L.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: children grow and learn. Their imagination is wonderful

Teaching since: 2016

Lapriesha F.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to watch children grow more and more each day

Teaching since: 2017

Anitra D.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to see their passion for new discoveries

Teaching since: 2017

Sajdah C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It's fun and I get to to learn everyday too!

Teaching since: 2017

Maureshia B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love helping others, playing with children and teaching them new things!

Teaching since: 2017

Amy R.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to help others learn about the world

Teaching since: 2017

Tioundra B.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: It's fun and I love to learn new things about each child I teach

Teaching since: 2012

CherryAnn B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy supporting their interests. It makes me happy that I can see their growth and development.

Teaching since: 2018

Isabel R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: children learn so many things each day!

Teaching since: 2018

Leslie G.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It's fun and I love to learn new things about each individual child

Teaching since: 2016

Kelley B.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to work with so many wonderful personalities that are eager to learn, love, and grow!

Teaching since: 2018

Jules M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I am able to contribute to their development and watch them grow

Teaching since: 2018

Rachel A.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: It gives me a chance to build caring relationships with children and families.

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 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.

“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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