Welcome to Bright Horizons at Tamien

Meet the Center Director

Erin Subala

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 408-271-1980

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Our Educational Programs

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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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Esmeralda C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love putting a smile on their face.

Teaching since: 2002

Gurmeet B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children.

Teaching since: 1999

Rufina R.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see children grown and learn as I learn with them. Children are my joy each day.

Teaching since: 1998

Rima S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being surrounded by children and I want to make a difference in their early years.

Teaching since: 2006

Noemi R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love helping the children. They are all like my own children.

Teaching since: 2008

Elizabeth N.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Children are fun and make me laugh with all the things they do. I love to be able to provide for them.

Teaching since: 2016

Elizabeth T.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Every day is a new learning opportunity for both me and the children. Through my own love of learning, I want children to be able to have the same joys of learning new things on a daily basis.

Teaching since: 2009

Karen V.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing the spark in children's eyes when they learn something new. They have a genuine eagerness to learn, and that brightens up my day!

Teaching since: 2016

Heidi G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: They are inspirational. Being able to see the world through a child's eyes is amazing!

Teaching since: 1981

Jazmine M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: The children teach me as much as I teach them.

Teaching since: 2016

Adelline M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: They have as much to teach me as I do them. I'm constantly blown away by children's kindness, humor and creativity. Spending time with them and teaching, not only makes me a better leader, but a better person.

Teaching since: 2013

Jasmine L.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I believe they bring out the best in everyone!

Teaching since: 2017


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.

“Gurmeet, thank you for loving and caring for both our children. You are the first person they meet and start their mornings with. Everyday you welcome them with all your heart and a big warm smile. You have a very personable quality about you that makes the kids comfortable right away. You are so wonderful and Arya and Yara are both lucky to have you as their teacher :)”



“Karen you are truly an inspiring teacher full of love & affection for the little ones! You connected with us so easily like a friend and for you that transcends to all age groups. You are full of good energy & one can see that you thouroghly enjoy hanging out with the kids. Both our girls love you!”


Paridhi + Chirag

“Both our girls spend their early evenings with you May and we ALWAYS find them smiling or in a super happy mood. May you are a wonderful teacher so expressive and so full of life. It's a joy to see our kids learning and playing and being loved when they are with you! Thank you for all you do!”



“Rufina, thank you for loving Arya and being such a wonderful teacher to her. Arya took her first steps with you, she learnt to confidently eat on her own under your guidance, she started truly enjoying story time and discovered her love for outdoors and sand with you :-)”



“Erin your positive energy and happy nature are truly infectious and so inspiring. You are a great center director with a great team and you manage the Tamien branch very seamlessly. It's so great to see your affection and closeness to every single kid at school.”



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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.

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