Welcome to Bright Horizons at UM Canterbury Preschool Medical Campus

Meet the Center Director

Nikki Martinez Boyce

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 305-243-3777


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

Ivis C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: They are the future of tomorrow. Any even that they are young adultscan learn from children.

Teaching since: 1991

Helen E.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: """ Teachers who love teaching, teach children to love learning."""

Teaching since: 1990

Dasy P.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I have a big love for children deep down in my heart. I love to watch the children grow and develop. It fills me with joy and laughter.

Teaching since: 1992

Sabrina F.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoying making the parents feel safe leaving their child in my care. I love having an impact on their earliest educational experiences.

Teaching since: 1998

Isabel C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: It is my pleasure to help children participate in activities that will help them develop their own skills and abilities.

Teaching since: 1996

Rubiela C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I like Helping babies/children learn and think about new ideas because it makes my heart happy. I knew I could make a difference in a child's life. I believe that every child can suceed when matched with a wonderful teacher.

Teaching since: 2002

Tania W.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children. They are all special. Teaching is a gift and it gives me the opportunity to give back to society in a positive way.

Teaching since: 1986

Linda P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love kids and love to help children develop the skills they need to succeed in life.

Teaching since: 1998


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 being so sweet and loving towards me at all times!”



“She is a wonderful teacher for infants, very caring and very responsible. Because of her, from day 1 I feel comfortable to leave my 2.5 month old at the day care. Her efforts to make the babies smile, play, stay happy and healthy is relentless.”



“Thank you for being such a wonderful teacher for Alana and her classmates. Alana lets me know how much she and her other classmates love you and how they all love to give you hugs! Thank you for being so warm and caring and helping to prepare Alana for Kindergarten.”



“Thank you Ms. Helen for all that you do to teach Alana and her class. I am impressed by the many creative ways you have to encourage children's learning in your class. You are not only making sure they are ready for kindergarten but helping them to build strong character, values, and friendships.”



“She is a motherly figure. Very caring and nurturing. She is very hardworking and all infants under her supervision are receiving educational and social training which is transforming them everyday.”



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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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