Welcome to Bright Horizons at North Kennicott

Meet the Center Director

Sarah Torres

M-F: 6:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 847-398-7004

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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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Kindergarten

A place for children’s social and academic skills to flourish

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Summer Camp

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Fanny M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I can engage them in developmentally-appropriate activities adapted to their interest and ability.

Teaching since: 1981

Girija B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to implement projects that extend learning and Bright Horizons allows me the flexibility to do so.

Teaching since: 1994

Paula C.

Kindergarten Prep

I love teaching because: I know the work I do makes a difference in children's lives.

Teaching since: 1995

Ashley F.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy getting to know each child as an individual and communicating with parents.

Teaching since: 2012

Barbara C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing infants grow and love bonding with the babies.

Teaching since: 2006

Steffanie F.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy engaging children in developmentally-appropriate science experiments and partnering with parents to provide a positive experience for their child.

Teaching since: 2007

Shannen A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love the feeling I get when I see the children accomplish something that they thought they could not do, it is the best feeling in the world!

Teaching since: 2006

Phyllis M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the excitement when children comprehend a new idea or concept

Teaching since: 2011

Vanessa S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to see them laugh and smile everyday and know that I am an important part of their lives

Teaching since: 2006

Caroline V.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get the opportunity to make a significant difference in the world each day just by teaching and relating to my students

Teaching since: 2013

Kevin H.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: it is so rewarding to see the growth in children's learning each day

Teaching since: 2008

Susan L.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing their little faces when they get it. Plus, I love teaching them something and seeing their progress.

Teaching since: 2013

Joyce D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being able to be apart of watching the children learn and grow

Teaching since: 2014

Angela W.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to make an impact on their lives and share new experiences that they will cherish for a lifetime.

Teaching since: 2009

Mary V.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I have the ability to help children achieve their best and reach milestones. There is nothing better than seeing a child try something new and get so excited because they did it!!

Teaching since: 2014

Romina S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: they have such an eagerness to learn and unmatched curiosity.

Teaching since: 2015

Alyssa G.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing their enthusiasm and watch them accomplish new milestones.

Teaching since: 2016

Melissa G.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing them grow and explore.

Teaching since: 2016

Kristina I.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching children grow and reach their milestones and observe how proud children are of their achievements and the pride of their parents

Teaching since: 2016

Madyson G.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing how they learn and grow.

Teaching since: 2017

Kaitlyn K.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to make an impact in children's lives and I get to see them meet their milestones

Teaching since: 2017

Leslie S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I like being able to be included in the child's development as they grow and learn new things

Teaching since: 2017

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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 Works

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 for all the time, expertise, dedication, and love you put into providing Brady and all of the other kids with a warm and nurturing environment. KP1 is a special place and we are so grateful for all you do!”

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Kim & Brian

“Thank you for always welcoming Brady with a big smile and warm heart in the early mornings! You are so appreciated!”

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Kim & Brian

“Thank you for all the time, expertise, dedication, and love you put into providing Brady and all of the other kids with a warm and nurturing environment. KP1 is a special place and we are so grateful for all you do!”

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Kim & Brian

“Thank you for always welcoming Brady with a big smile and warm heart in the early mornings! You are so appreciated!”

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Kim & Brian

“Thank you for all you do for Ethan and our family! It has been a pleasure to have you as part of our lives for so many years. Both of our boys have learned so much and have been so well taken care of while in your classroom. We will miss you so much next year!”

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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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