Welcome to Bright Horizons at Tampa General

Meet the Center Director

Catherine Heubusch

M-F: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 813-844-2273


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

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Summer Camp

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration


Meet Our Teaching Team

Kristina D.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Children learn and discover new things about our world every day.

Teaching since: 1981

Xiomara E.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Children are curious and bring me joy.

Teaching since: 2009

Vicmarie G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Toddlers are learning and developing so much every day.

Teaching since: 2006

Valerie J.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: They learn new things every day

Teaching since: 2000

Tiffany H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to see them discover new things.

Teaching since: 2011

Ashley N.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy nurturing Infants and watching them discover their world.

Teaching since: 2001

Cristina H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Children are like sponges soaking up knowledge every day!

Teaching since: 1994

Edith S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Infants develop and learn so many things in their first year.

Teaching since: 1996

Samantha T.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Toddlers are busy and curious - every day is an adventure.

Teaching since: 2008

Breanna G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching children because children are our future.

Teaching since: 2014


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.

“You are forever the warm, welcoming, smiling face of Bright Horizons. You have helped make our daycare experience such a positive one and we are so glad we’ll have you around to keep an eye on Connor for years to come.”


Nicole Hoag

“Emma loves going to daycare and that’s all because of the love she gets from her teachers. Ms Jones and Ms Connie are awesome and we appreciate them. Emma is a handful! Thank you! The Davalos Family”



“Thank you for being such a warm, positive influence in Connor’s life. You are a great teacher and we are lucky to have you!”


Nicole Hoag

“Thank you for always making Connor laugh. It has been clear since the first day I met you, how much you care for each of the children you take care of. We love you and appreciate everything you do.”


Nicole Hoag

“From Emma to now Elena, both Edith and Kris have been as loving and caring of our girls as we could hope. They both do an excellent job and we appreciate it. Thank you, the Davalos family.”


Carlos and Jessica

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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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