Welcome to Bernice E. Lavin Early Childhood Education Center

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Meet the Center Director

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Director Serenia Banks | Bright Horizons | Day care teachers
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Meet our Director: Serenia Banks

Serenia Banks is the Executive Director of the Bernice E. Lavin Early Childhood and Education Center, managed by Bright Horizons. She loves working for Bright Horizons because she enjoys developing meaningful relationships with children, parents and teachers. Our center provides creative activities, unique learning spaces and a world of exploring. Our teachers are caring, nurturing and foster each child’s development. She is proud to work with a team that goes above and beyond to meet the individual needs of children. Our partnerships and collaboration creates an opportunity for a fun yet educational environment that aligns with NAEYC Standards. She is looking forward to meeting new families.

Director of Bright Horizons Meghan Martin | Day care teachers
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Meet our Director: Tierra Burton

Tierra Burton is a Director of the Bernice E. Lavin Early Childhood and Education Center, managed by Bright Horizons, and runs the day to day operations and program on the first floor. She has over 12 years of experience in the Early Childhood Education field, and has been with Bright Horizons since 2014.

Director Meghan Martin | Bright Horizons | Day care teachers
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Meet our Director: Meghan Martin

Meghan Martin is a Director of the Bernice E. Lavin Early Childhood and Education Center, managed by Bright Horizons, and runs the day to day operations and program on the second floor. She has over 15 years of experience in the Early Childhood Education field, and has been with Bright Horizons since 2019.

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Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

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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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School-Aged

Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Program

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

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Our Approach to Teaching & Learning

At Bright Horizons, our Discovery Driven Learning™ approach makes early learning an adventure. Find out how we nurture your child’s natural curiosity, focus on what interests them most, encourage learning through play, and help them get ready for kindergarten.

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Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

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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. It is one way we provide the very best care and education for young children. Bright Horizons goes beyond what a traditional daycare would offer in order to establish a strong foundation for success in school and life.