Welcome to USF Family Center

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Maggie Charles

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 813-974-8500

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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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Summer Camp

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Nancy G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Working with children is the most rewarding experience any could have. Their comments are so genuine.

Teaching since: 1993

Lanara L.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because children are very curious and they make me smile without trying. They are a joy to be around.

Teaching since: 2014

Ebony K.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: passionate about teaching ever since I was 12 years old. It is my goal to make every child feel safe and excel above the rest.

Teaching since: 2016

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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.

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Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

“Ms Shakeema has been really great and patient with my son. She always provides me with updates on his progress and she knows him like the back of her hand. She is always so engaged with the students and they seem to enjoy her presence. I really appreciate all she's done and I wish he could stay.”

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Jonisha J

“My appreciation for the teachers at Bright Horizons goes beyond the words that I can express. They extend themselves daily to our children's learning. Both of my sons were more than prepared to move forward in Kindergarten, thanks to Bright Horizons.”

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Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

“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. ”

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Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Ms Isa is always very welcoming and friendly. She is really invested in the children education and always offers me great advice when it comes to my child's education. i have no doubt that my son is well prepared for kindergarten after leaving her and Ms Shakeema's classroom.”

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Jonisha

“I am really thankful for all the staff in USF Family Center. Specially I am thanking Ms. Trayce (My son's class teacher) for making my son in to a smart and better person. He is enjoying his time in class and he always looking forward to come to school every day. Thank you USF Family Center... :)”

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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.

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Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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