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From Highway 30 take the University Blvd exit north. Continuing north, you will travel past Mortensen Pkwy, Reiman Gardens and Jack Trice Stadium on your left. Take a right onto SE 16th Street. Travel past the baseball diamonds on your left and turn right into Entrance B of the Veterinary Medicine campus. The ISU Child Care Center @ Vet Med will be on your left.

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About Our Staff

A Bright Horizons teacher is a nurturer as well as an educator, someone who encourages learning through exploration, and who understands the balance between what a child needs to feel safe and what she requires to reach her potential. Your child’s teacher is your partner. At Bright Horizons, families and teachers work together --celebrating successes, navigating challenges, and communicating daily about your child’s achievements and goals.

Meet Our Teachers

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  • Name: Ashley
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 2014
  • I love teaching children because: I love to help children build a foundation for life long learning.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Hot Rod Hamster
  • Name: Chris
  • I Teach: Infants
  • Teaching Since: 2014
  • I love teaching children because: I love being able to watch them learn and discover things completely new to them.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Huffin' Puff Express
  • Name: Devan
  • I Teach: Infants
  • Teaching Since: 2017
  • I love teaching children because: I get to witness the growth of my students and make a difference in their lives.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Where the Wild Things Are
  • Name: Hunter
  • I Teach: Kindergarten Prep
  • Teaching Since: 2016
  • I love teaching children because: I get to help kids understand how their world works.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Llama Llama Red Pajama
  • Name: Kelsey
  • I Teach: Twos
  • Teaching Since: 2013
  • I love teaching children because: Seeing improvements and how fast they learn because of something you've helped them with makse teaching the most rewarding job out there!
  • Favorite Children's Book: Frog and Toad are Friends
  • Name: Megan
  • I Teach: Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 2015
  • I love teaching children because: I like to see the look on their face when they accomplish something new!
  • Favorite Children's Book: Katy No Pocket
  • Name: Melinda
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 1995
  • I love teaching children because: Our children are our future and there is no greater responsibility then nurturing them. It is a privilege to watch children gorw and make discoveries daily.
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  • Name: Rachel
  • I Teach: Kindergarten Prep
  • Teaching Since: 2013
  • I love teaching children because: I love to see the "light bulb" moment when a child finally understands something.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
  • Name: Sarah
  • I Teach: Toddlers
  • Teaching Since: 2017
  • I love teaching children because: I want to make a positive influence on children's lives. I love seeing the world through their eyes. They see things for what they are and have such fun personalities!
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree
  • Name: Victoria
  • I Teach: Twos
  • Teaching Since: 2017
  • I love teaching children because: I love being able to watch the children learn and grow
  • Favorite Children's Book: Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie
  • Name: Kori
  • I Teach: Infants
  • Teaching Since: 2011
  • I love teaching children because: I love seeing them learn and grow each day. Every day is different and exciting.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
  • Name: Angi
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 2006
  • I love teaching children because: Watching children learn is an amazing journey. To think I had a small role in that journey is incredibly humbling.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Is Your Mama a Llama?

Administration

  • Name: Angela

    Position: Director

    In Education Since: 2009

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: Each interaction I have whether it be with the children, families or staff at Bright Horizons ISU @Vet Med is positive. I enjoy coming to work everyday and know that we are making an impact on each child's education goals and overall well being. I look forward to meeting your family!

    Favorite Children's Book: Chica Chica Boom Boom

  • Name: Jessica

    Position: Assistant Director

    In Education Since: 2001

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: I have the opportunity every day to make a positive impact on children, staff and families. Bright Horizons is focued on providing quality early education and connections with families.

    Favorite Children's Book: Where the Sidewalk Ends