Welcome to Bright Horizons at UM Canterbury Preschool Medical Campus

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Paula Coley

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

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond


Meet Our Teaching Team

Helen E.

Preschool Classroom

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

Teaching since: 1990

Cynthia Z.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Every child is different, especially with infants, you must teach based on their needs. I love to watch them grow and develop from their first day in school.

Teaching since: 2005

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


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 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.

“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.”



“When I see all the wonderful things David does everyday and I know he couldn't be in a better place! Miss Tania has taught him so many things, from good manners to count numbers! we are very grateful for the care and love he gets in his class! Miss Tania there are not enough words to thank You.”



“Miss Carolyn, we are such a sweet and caring Teacher!!! thanks for being so kind, sweet and patient with all the kids.”



“Miss Linda, you are a very sweet and loving teacher. David loves to hug you and being with you. Every time he smiles at you I know he is in very good hands! Thanks for all you do and for the love you give to each kid. You and Miss Tania make that class a truly gem!!”



“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.”



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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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