Welcome to UIHC Child Care Center

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

William Sitas

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Phone: (319) 335-9666


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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Elizabeth R.

Kindergarten Prep

I love teaching because: I love watching the children in my classroom grow and learn, knowing that I was a part of their early education.

Teaching since: 1985

Kristin Noelle H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: There is nothing more rewarding than watching children learn and grow.

Teaching since: 2008

Kate R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love making a difference in children's lives no matter the age.

Teaching since: 2011


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.

“We just wanted to say "THANK YOU" to Emily for always having a smile and sweet thing to say to our daughter at drop-off every day. Even when the classroom is in toddler chaos, she stops and greets our daughter so kindly. It means so much to us. Thanks, Emily!”


Karra and Chris

“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.”


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. ”


Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Thank you all of the time you've invested in our son's education and development. I appreciate it more than I can easily express. Thank you!!”


Chris M

“Dear Kennedy, Thank you for being such a wonderful teacher for my son. Your loving, caring, kind and helpful ways are much appreciated by us. We are lucky to have someone like you take care of our son. Keep smiling and have the same spirit always. We wish you the very best with your future !”




Upcoming Events for Families

Food and Clothing Drive

November 12 6:30am - November 16 6:30pm

Help those in need by donating non-perishable foods and warm clothes! Items will be donated to the DVIP!

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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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