Welcome to Bright Horizons at Tampa General

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Catherine Heubusch

M-F: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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 Program

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Xiomara E.

Preschool Classroom

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

Teaching since: 2009

Valerie J.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: They learn new things every day

Teaching since: 2000

Pamela L.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Children are our future

Teaching since: 2001


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.

“Thank for all your help and especially on those days when Hannah could use some extra special attention ;) We appreciate your sense of humor and guidance through her tough times. Also we thank you for all of the behind the scenes work you and Cathy do to make this such a great place for the girls!”


Bethany, Lance and Hannah

“Thank you both for the amazing work you do to teach our Hannah so much. She loves school and loves to come home and tell us all about what she has learned. We truly appreciate all of your hard work, compassion, and love you put into taking care of Hannah. We are so lucky to have you guys!!”


Bethany, Lance, and Hannah

“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

“Thank you for all your hard work in making the center a place both our girls have loved and enjoyed! Thank you for providing a place that we feel 100% comfortable leaving them daily for 5+ years. It will be a sad day when Hannah graduates VPK and we have to say goodbye!”


Bethany, Lance, and Hannah

“Thank you Ms. Pam for always taking such good care of our little Addison. Your always so positive and caring. Thank you Ms.Connie for always being so attentive of her needs. I appreciate how genuine you both care for her and am truly grateful for everyone at Bright Horizons.”


Jeanine Redd

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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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