Welcome to Iowa State University Child Care Center

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Angela Adams

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 515-294-2273

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A Bright Horizons Child Care Teacher and her Student.
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Our NAEYC Accreditation

Bright Horizons is committed to 100% NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation for all of our eligible child care centers and preschools.

Why NAEYC? Based on a multi-step process of continuous evaluation and improvement, NAEYC accreditation is the most comprehensive in the field, ensuring that our programs are informed by research and demonstrate high-quality standards.

NAEYC accreditation is our commitment to families; to providing the very best care and education for young children; and to establishing a strong foundation for their success in school and life.

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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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Meet Our Teaching Team

Angela M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Watching children learn is an amazing journey. To think I had a small role in that journey is incredibly humbling.

Teaching since: 1999

Christopher M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being able to watch them learn and discover things completely new to them.

Teaching since: 2014

Cody Rae A.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching beause I enjoy being a part of a child's development as they grow and achieve milestones. I love seeing their curiosity of the world.

Teaching since: 2015

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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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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.

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Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

“Dear Ms. Cody, Million thanks for your kindly guidance and helping Ambert smoothly transitioning to Toddler class. His curiosity to explore this whole new world all thanks to your kindness and makes him feeling like home. We really greatly appreciate that! Thank you so much!!”

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Eliza

“"Dear Ms. Angi, thank you so much for guiding Mira and for making your class a comfortable place for her to learn and grow. Mira loves you so dearly and I’m so glad for teacher like you who really make a difference in my child’s life."”

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Hend

“"Dear Ms. Angi, thank you so much for inspiring Mira to come out of her shell. She loves you so dearly and I’m so glad for teacher like you who really make a difference in my child’s life. Teachers have the power to shape generations, impact minds and make the world a better place. I’d like to”

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Hend

“Dear Ms. Angi, Million thanks for your kindly guidance and helping Ambert smoothly transitioning to Toddler class. His curiosity to explore this whole new world all thanks to your kindness and makes him feeling like home. We really greatly appreciate that! Thank you so much!!”

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Eliza

“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

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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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