Welcome to Bright Horizons at Ocean Park

Meet the Center Director

Jessica Derby

M-F: 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 310-452-1919

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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

Roula T.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching them explore and gain confidence and independence. I can see the spark in their eyes as they learn new things.

Teaching since: 2001

Cinthia M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children. It is amazing to see them grow and develop, and to know you had something to do with that is very rewarding. It is a great responsibility and privilege being able to be a positive role model and guide for children.

Teaching since: 2006

Tania R.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to impact a child's life and become a positive role model for them. It is a privilage to be able to be part of a child's growth and development.

Teaching since: 2009

Kelly C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being around children and love to see children grown and develop.

Teaching since: 2009

Sherrue J.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch them learn and grow, and the questions they ask!

Teaching since: 1997

Heidi M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to be a part of their growth and development.

Teaching since: 1986

Cynthia O.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: To guide a child at such a young age is setting fundamental paths to their future.

Teaching since: 2007

Araceli T.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I admire thier ability to learn and explore the world as it comes. It gives me pleasure to know that I can be a part of their young lives as I help them learn and explore.

Teaching since: 1995

Oshena P.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Seeing them learn and grow is amazing.

Teaching since: 2000

Crystal A.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children.

Teaching since: 2010

Yicel D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: it's wonderful to see how their minds are like sponges and they make it fun.

Teaching since: 2008

Sandra C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I have the opportunity to watch them explore, learn, and grow.

Teaching since: 2012

Nelly M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Everyday I learn something new about each child & myself.

Teaching since: 2014

Luz L.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It is a joy to see how much they learn & grow developmentally everyday.

Teaching since: 2016

Sheri N.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Everyday is different. I get great satisfaction in helping shape each child's growth & development.

Teaching since: 2000

Lizette O.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I learn something new from them everyday!

Teaching since: 2015

Shyanne S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: they give me the inspiration to have a child like joy in all I do!

Teaching since: 2008

Kameila S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I'm a part of growing their knowledge & confidence that they will care with them throughout their life.

Teaching since: 2007

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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 for all that you do and for being a great teacher!”

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Simon (and Patrick & Jennifer)

“Thanks for being such fabulous teachers, and for taking care of me when I was just a little guy!”

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Simon (and Patrick & Jennifer)

“Thanks for being the best toddler teachers. You were there with me when I learned how to walk and talk and use a spoon! You are the best!”

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Simon (and Patrick & Jennifer)

“You are such a wonderful teacher, and such a comfort throughout the day and at drop off. Thanks for all that you do!”

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Simon (and Patrick & Jennifer)

“Thanks for being such a fabulous teacher! And for all that you do!”

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Simon (and Patrick & Jennifer)

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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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