Welcome to Uncle Sam's Federal Child Care Center

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Justine Fridley

M-F: 6:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 515-262-3032

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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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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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Jamie M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: My favorite quote is from Ben Franklin, "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I understand."

Teaching since: 2009

Brittany C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love their inquisitiveness about the world around them!

Teaching since: 2018

Megan L.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Seeing the 'aha moments' happen is truly rewarding.

Teaching since: 2011

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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.

“Thank you, Miss Vicotria!! I am lucky to have you as my teacher. You are so nice and I look forward to seeing you each day!”

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Hattie

“Brittany--thank you so much for everything you do for Grayson and his classroom. I can leave him each day a little easier knowing he is in such great hands. Thank you for all you do to help him learn and grow!”

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Elizabeth

“Miss Jamie - Thank you for encouraging Mabel in her unique interests! She has learned so much from you!”

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Mabel

“Thank you, Miss Brittany! You always make me laugh and continue to allow me to be creative in my own way!”

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Mabel

“Thank you, Mr. Ray! You make me laugh and I like when you read stories.”

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Hattie

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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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