Welcome to Papillon Preschool managed by Bright Horizons

Meet the Center Director

Holly Kerwin

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 650-340-7241


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

Erica J.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy the partnership with fellow educators and families. I enjoy empowering children as we learn and grow together.

Teaching since: 1996

Talita M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I help them become more independen! They learn to do things themselves and the best part of teaching is involving them!

Teaching since: 2010

Brenda S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I learn from the infants and they learn from me. I love to see them explore!

Teaching since: 2000

Roola S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I learn from them just as much as they learn form me.

Teaching since: 2011

Melissa P.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: their love is real and unconditional. Knowing that I go to work each day to make a difference in a child's life is wonderful.

Teaching since: 2012

Hannah K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I know I can make a difference in a child's life by showing my love and care.

Teaching since: 2015

Ana C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children and seeing them learn something new every day.

Teaching since: 2016

Debbie W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love diversity and child development. I respect the individuality each child brings to the classroom.

Teaching since: 2016

Rosanna C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: each day is exciting and unexpected

Teaching since: 2017

Lezet M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: There is always something new to learn. I love the idea that I can make a positive impact on a child's life.

Teaching since: 2013

Ara K.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Every day is full of love, laughter, and learning from both the teacher and the children.

Teaching since: 2015


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.

“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

“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

“Thank you, thank you, thank you to the Cocoon staff! We are so grateful for the caring environment you create everyday for our daughter. And we are keeping Sandra and her family in our thoughts. She is missed.”



“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

“Thank you to Erica in Monarch Plus! You are an amazing teacher and always so kind, loving and patient with the kids. We really appreciate the environment of growth that you have created for our daughter. Your promotion is well-deserved. You will be missed in the classroom but Papillon and Bright Horizons are lucky to have you in a leadership position.”



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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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