Welcome to Bright Horizons at Bloomington

Meet the Center Director

Jacqueline Toungett

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 309-662-7300

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Our Educational Programs

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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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School-Aged

Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Camp

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Breanna S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to watch each individual child grow from the beginning of the year to end.

Teaching since: 2012

Sierra A.

Kindergarten Prep

I love teaching because: I love to see children develop academically, socially, and emotionally. I love to see the excitement when they learn something new.

Teaching since: 2009

Katherine G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching children grow and develop and knowing that I helped make a difference in their life is so rewarding.

Teaching since: 2013

Amanda K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Each child is a unique and special individual who is eager and excited to learn if you can give them the right tools.

Teaching since: 2006

Julie H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: It is very rewarding and knowing that I can make a difference in a child's life is a wonderful feeling.

Teaching since: 2013

Crystal M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: It is the best way to change the world. Teaching is about making an impact on our children and I want to be the one to help do that.

Teaching since: 2011

Moriah G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get the opportunity to be part of a child's life! I get to watch them master major milestones and know I was there to help.

Teaching since: 2015

Jamie M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children and I love to see their face filled with excitement when they have learned something new.

Teaching since: 2002

Robin A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I am able to watch them grow and I love seeing their excitement to learn each and every day.

Teaching since: 2010

Brittany C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I adore helping the children grow and learn while I have the pleasure of learning from them!

Teaching since: 2013

Tierra A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Their minds never stop wondering. To be able to help explore their curiosity is amazing because I get to learn from them too.

Teaching since: 2016

Lillie W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I feel responsible in how they grow in life and love seeing the expressions on their face when they learn something new!

Teaching since: 2016

Sarah M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch them grown and learn. I also love to see their smiling faces each and every day.

Teaching since: 2017

Amber P.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy interacting with them and watching them grow. Their curiosity and eagerness to learn, along with, the joy and pride they express as they learn is truly contagious.

Teaching since: 2002

Shelby D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: They have such great positive energy and excitement! I am able to help them learn and play while also forming connections and building trusting realtionships with them.

Teaching since: 2017

Tessa W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching children grown in their knowledge and become who they want to be.

Teaching since: 2017

Samantha M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love making a difference in their lives. I get to watch them grow and mature in their learning and it is so inspiring.

Teaching since: 2016

Sarah G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Each day is something new and exciting. The students bring something unique to the classroom, and I love getting to watch them grow and develop.

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 Ms.Jamie for being such a great teacher during Nihira's toddler year. She still remembers you and the yellow room. You are always there to provide helpful advice to us when we need it. We appreciate your sincere efforts!!”

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Girthiha & Pankaj

“Thank you Ms.Crystal for taking such great care of Nihira. We appreciate all your efforts to teach kids the right things. You make learning so much fun, that Nihira enjoys all of the activities at school. We are very happy that our daughter has such skilled and wonderful teachers!!”

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Girthiha & Pankaj

“Thank you Ms.Jackie for leading such a great team. We love the center and all your staff. We appreciate your efforts to make Bright Horizons at Bloomington such a wonderful place for kids to learn and grow. We are very thankful for your experience and leadership in making this such a great place!!”

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Girthiha & Pankaj

“Thank you Ms.Lillie for all the fun things you do for the kids during Movement. Nihira looks forward to Movement class. We are thankful that Movement is part of the curriculum. We appreciate the energy you bring and your efforts to make it so much fun for the kids!!”

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Girthiha & Pankaj

“Thank you Ms.Brittany for taking such great interest in teaching kids art and music. Nihira loves art, music and dance and we are very happy we have an expert such as yourself training her. We appreciate all your efforts to make it fun for the kids. Thank you for all your creativity!!”

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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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