Welcome to FTC Child Care Center Inc.

Meet the Center Director

Drianita Bristol

M-F: 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Phone: 202-326-2088

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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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Vanessa C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: It brings joy to my heart when I am able to help them develop and master skills.

Teaching since: 1998

Domanika P.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to sit back and watch their expressions and excitement as they learn new things. I feel proud knowing I can make a positive impact in a child's life.

Teaching since: 2009

Kiaunna D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: teaching young children and watching them grow makes me smile.

Teaching since: 2010

Monique G.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I believe the ability to teach children; at any ageis a gift. As teachers, we assist children in having a good foundation and a love for learning. I believe we help plant the seed in children that will encourage him/her to have a positive self-image, and trust in themselves.

Teaching since: 1995

Dayshawn S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: the children are fun. Each day brings something new and exciting. Teaching children and making a difference in their lives is very rewarding.

Teaching since: 2013


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.

“Dayshawn is such a calming and gentle presence, and I know that this means a lot to our son. In the pictures we see, Dayshawn looks like is genuinely laughing and having fun with the kids. We are so thankful that she is in Kai's life every day!”



“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

“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

“My son is so excited to see "Ms. 'Manika" each morning. He will even ask about her over the weekend. We are so, so lucky to have such a wonderful teacher for Kai. He is learning so much, and I know that he feels safe and loved. We could not ask for more!”



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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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