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About Our Staff

A Bright Horizons teacher is a nurturer as well as an educator, someone who encourages learning through exploration, and who understands the balance between what a child needs to feel safe and what she requires to reach her potential. Your child’s teacher is your partner. At Bright Horizons, families and teachers work together - celebrating successes, navigating challenges, and communicating daily about your child’s achievements and goals.

Meet Our Teachers

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  • Name: Ava
  • I Teach: All Ages (I'm a floater)
  • Teaching Since: 2008 (At Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: It's amazing to see these kids turn into little people with all different personalities. I also enjoy bonding with the parents.
  • Favorite Children's Book: It's a toss up between Brown Bear, Brown Bear and Corduroy
  • Name: C.J.
  • I Teach: All Ages (I'm a Floater)
  • Teaching Since: 2015 (At Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: I love to see the children's faces when they accomplish something and when I get to see a child empathize with or sympathize for another child. Plus...it's fun!
  • Favorite Children's Book: Guess How Much I Love You
  • Name: Cynthia
  • I Teach: All Ages (I'm a floater)
  • Teaching Since: 2017 (At Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: It makes me feel like my work has purpose and I also really like the creative outlet part.
  • Favorite Children's Book: A Boy Called Joe/Un Nino Llamado Jose by Cynthia CastioHenry
  • Name: Denise
  • I Teach: Preschool 1 (Twos)
  • Teaching Since: 2016 (At Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: I enjoy seeing their experiences and excitement when they are learning new things.
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Eric Carle Collection of books
  • Name: Elizabeth
  • I Teach: All Ages (I'm a floater)
  • Teaching Since: 2012 (at Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: Watching children learn to express themselves is fulfilling; from first words spoken, through drawing and later writing.
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
  • Name: Erin
  • I Teach: Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 1998 (At Clever Kids Since 2016)
  • I love teaching children because: I enjoy interacting with them and teaching them many things as they give me surprises everyday with their milestones and teachings they bring me.
  • Favorite Children's Book: If You Give a Mouse a Muffin
  • Name: Evelyn
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 1988 (At Clever Kids Since 2013)
  • I love teaching children because: When I see them accomplish the simplest of tasks and they are so proud, I can be goofy with them, and they make me smile on bad days!
  • Favorite Children's Book: All of The Old Lady Who Swallowed a...
  • Name: Gaylynn
  • I Teach: All Ages (I'm a Floater)
  • Teaching Since: 1978 (At Clever Kids Since 2014)
  • I love teaching children because: It's one of the most important and rewarding careers. My goal is to make a positive influence in the life a child or children. I want them to be happy, healthy, and to always feel loved and valued.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Too many to mention!
  • Name: Georgia
  • I Teach: Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 1994 (At Clever Kids Since 2008)
  • I love teaching children because: It brings back memories when my children were toddlers and how they are excited to learn.
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Don Wood
  • Name: Giovanna
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 2010 (At Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: Children are the most beautiful teachers. They always have a big smile, an adventure to share and imagination to express. Play and learn always together.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
  • Name: Judith
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 2013 (At Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: I learn a lot of things from them. I like to be part of their first years of life and help them to start exploring this world.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Dora Books - I like the way they promote being bilingual
  • Name: Kathy
  • I Teach: Preschool 1 (Twos)
  • Teaching Since: 1979 (At Clever Kids Since 2008)
  • I love teaching children because: I believe that guiding young children is a privilege, and I am rewarded daily in being able to share my gift of teaching with them.
  • Favorite Children's Book: 3 Little Pigs
  • Name: Kelsey
  • I Teach: Infants
  • Teaching Since: 2015 (At Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: I get to watch them learn and grow into amazing little humans which makes all the nose wiping and diaper changes worth it.
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh by A.A Milne
  • Name: Kim
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 2010 (At Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: My work has purpose and I feel like a superhero each day. My kids adore me and their parents appreciate me which makes every difficult moment totally worth it!
  • Favorite Children's Book: Miss Spider's Tea Party by David Kirk
  • Name: Meg
  • I Teach: Infants
  • Teaching Since: 1990 (at Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: I enjoy seeing progress each child makes on a daily basis. I enjoy communicating with them and listening to them talk back in their own language.
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
  • Name: Michelle
  • I Teach: Infants
  • Teaching Since: 1990 (with Clever Kids since 1996)
  • I love teaching children because: The early years are a significant time of growth, change, and wonder. I really love all the first discoveries and victories that I get to share with the young children in my care.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Love You Forever
  • Name: Nicole
  • I Teach: Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 2006 (At Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: I'm learning while they are learning. And knowing that I helped shape them into the people they are makes me happy.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Too many to mention!
  • Name: Nikki
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 1993 (At Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: I can play most of the day which allows me to learn a lot from them. I love to watch them grow and learn - after all, they are the future.
  • Favorite Children's Book: There's a Nightmare in My Closet
  • Name: Sharon
  • I Teach: Infants
  • Teaching Since: 1995 (At Clever Kids Since 2007)
  • I love teaching children because: I learn from them everyday. They are glad to see me and I am glad to see them.
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear
  • Name: Shreejana
  • I Teach: Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 2012 (At Clever Kids Since 2017)
  • I love teaching children because: I love inspiring children not only academically but also personally.
  • Favorite Children's Book: My Body Belongs to Me From My Head to My Toes
  • Name: Yukiko
  • I Teach: All Ages (I'm a Floater)
  • Teaching Since: 2013 (At Clever Kids)
  • I love teaching children because: Purity and innocence of every child I meet at the school bring a joy to my daily life. Their actions also awaken me of what I have suppressed in like sense of humor, and creativity.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Frog and Toad Series and Lionni Leo's Series
  • Name: Yvonne
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 1989 (At Clever Kids since 2013)
  • I love teaching children because: They help me see the world in a different light, more simple and innocent.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Ruby in her own time

Administration

  • Name: Deborah

    Position: Director

    In Education Since: 1978 (At Clever Kids Since 1992)

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: I have seen first hand how impressionable children are at a very young age. It's important to me that Clever Kids offers a very strong foundation for a love of learning. But more importantly, I want to provide children with a nurturing environment that encourages strong social and emotional development.

    Favorite Children's Book: Mortimer by Robert Munsch

  • Name: Iwona

    Position: Assistant Director

    In Education Since: 1984 (At Clever Kids since 1994)

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: Bright Horizons provides and values quality care in Early Childhood Education.

    Favorite Children's Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

  • Name: Edna

    Position: Cook

    In Education Since: 1999 (At Clever Kids)

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: I love cooking nutritious foods for the kids and teachers in the center.

    Favorite Children's Book: I Will Love You Forever!