Welcome to Bright Horizons at Lakeshore East

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Sharifah Scott-Riley

M-F: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 312-565-7300


Our Educational Programs

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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

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Summer Program

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Yesenia M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Children can show you a whole new world of learning!

Teaching since: 2012

Zoe L.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: they are always looking on the bright side of every situation!

Teaching since: 2017

Shannon P.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to experience students "aha" moments and know I may have helped them come to that moment.

Teaching since: 1996


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.

“On behalf of Bruno and his whole family, we would just like to say: You’re awesome! You make learning an adventure for Bruno. Thanks for being such fun, creative, patient and compassionate teachers.”


Lidia & Bartosz

“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

“It brings so much peace of mind knowing our daughter loves going to school. Bright Horizons welcomed her into their Toddler classroom with open arms, and ever since, she has flourished mentally and physically.”


Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Thanks for all that you do for Jake! He loves going to school and says that "school is the best" and that is all thanks to you. You've started him with a wonderful love of learning!”



“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


Upcoming Events for Families

August Summer Camp

August 5 7:30am - August 30 5:30pm

Summer enrichment classes & walking field trips are included weekly for all ages!

End of Camp Celebration

August 30 | 3:30-4:30pm

Join us for some activities as we say goodbye to summer and hello to another school year!

First Day of School

September 3 | 7:30am-5:30pm

After a fun filled summer camp and a relaxing 3 day weekend for Labor Day, it's time to hit the books!

Magellan Festival

September 7 | 11am-1:30pm

Join us and the rest of the Lakeshore East neighborhood for some fun activities in the park!

Curriculum Night

September 26 | 4:30-5:30pm

See our classrooms, meet our teachers, learn about our curriculum & find out how your child’s interests inspire learning

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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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