Welcome to Bright Horizons at Prides Crossing

Meet the Center Director

Lauren Francis

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: (302)368-2576

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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

Sharon T.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the look on a child's face when they discover something for the first time.

Teaching since: 1987

Suzanne P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch children go through developmental changes and milestones.

Teaching since: 1992

Michelle A.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to see the children learn, grow and develop so many skills.

Teaching since: 1996

Kelly K.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see how big of a difference I can make in a child's life.

Teaching since: 1999

Amanda S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching the children grow and reach their milestones and building bonds with the families.

Teaching since: 2014

Erica V.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: every day is filled with excitement, adventure and entertainment!

Teaching since: 2012

Brianna L.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: everyday is a new adventure! It is rewarding to watch children hit milestones.

Teaching since: 2010

Betty R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I can encourage a child's curiosity and exploration of the world around them.

Teaching since: 1989

Elvia G.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to see how a child develops in all developmental areas

Teaching since: 2006

Joann B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: When you invite children into interesting, fun learning experiences, they immediately engage and their curiosity is peaked!

Teaching since: 2006

Melissa M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I am able to influence every child's future to be bright and creative while providing a loving, nurturing environment for each child to grow into their own unique person.

Teaching since: 2004

Madeline R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I like helping children grow, learn and participate in new and different experiences.

Teaching since: 1988

Patricia C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Teaching allows me to be a personal support for a child's academic and social development.

Teaching since: 1997

Courtney S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching children grow and learn.

Teaching since: 2010

Christine K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to witness children's curiosity and their joy in discovering new things.

Teaching since: 2013

Diana M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love making a difference in children's lives.

Teaching since: 2013

Amanda B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I believe that education should be a positive experience for children and I enjoy seeing children have fun with learning!

Teaching since: 2016

Lizbeth M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love helping children learn and explore new things.

Teaching since: 2015

Erika L.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: it gives me the opportunity to help children grow and find out who they are.

Teaching since: 2016

Miriam C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: every day is a new adventure!

Teaching since: 2014

Iris C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: When I teach, I learn.

Teaching since: 2016

Lucina R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see a child's face light up with joy when they have discovered something new!

Teaching since: 2016

Ritzy R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I find joy and fulfillment knowing I can make a positive impact in a child's life by nurturing them and helping them grow.

Teaching since: 2012

Cayla S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching children learn and grow.

Teaching since: 2018

Jamie D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing the children grow right before my eyes. It makes you appreciate how important this time is in their lives.

Teaching since: 2015

Elizabeth L.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to educate the minds of future generations.

Teaching since: 2015

Melanie R.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love the adventure of teaching children how to become an adult, while the children remind you how to be a kid and enjoy the simple beauty of life!

Teaching since: 2015

Erin W.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Every child is unique and every day is a new adventure!

Teaching since: 2006

Erica B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Teaching gives me the opportunity to allow children to explore a new world of creativity and imagination through positive learning experiences.

Teaching since: 2007

Donniqua F.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: seeing a child's excitement when they learn something new is such a rewarding feeling.

Teaching since: 2014

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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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Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

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.

“Jamie, I am so happy you joined the Prides team. You jumped right in as if you had always been a part of the team. You are truly dedicated to the care of the children and the smooth management of the class. Thank you for being such a team player!”

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“Capria, Thank you for your commitment to the Prides Team. Your quiet and gentle mannerisms help to create a calm secure atmosphere in your classroom. Thank you for your flexibility and helping throughout the center when needed. We appreciate you dedication to the team.”

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“Courtney, Thank you for your dedication to Prides Crossing. Your gentle ways create a nurturing environment for the infants and toddlers in your care. Thank you also for your flexibility and helping in other rooms when needed. You are a team player!”

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“Michelle, Thank you so much for your unending dedication to making Prides a great place. You flexibility is admirable and your commitment to the children and families is always foremost on your mind. Thank you for everything you do each day at Prides!”

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“Suzy, Thank you for your long term commitment to Bright Horizons and your significant role as a dedicated teacher in our infant room. You make parents feel comfortable having their children in your room. Thank you for your nurturing and gentle way with the infants making them feel secure in your care. I appreciate having you on our team!”

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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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