Welcome to Bright Horizons at River East

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M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 312-527-3573

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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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Summer Program

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Melissa J.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy fostering children's learning skills. I also love bringing in materials and exploring new ideas for exploration.

Teaching since: 1995

Meredith A.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: you get the special privilege of watching them grow so quickly over such a short amount of time.

Teaching since: 2008

Christina J.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching; there is nothing like seeing that light bulb of enlightenment go off inside of a child's brain!

Teaching since: 2009

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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.

“They’ve really been very receptive to hearing our ongoing feedback as we navigate this together. The staff has done an amazing job. It puts my mind at ease knowing that the center has remained a safe place of structure and normalcy.”

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Dr. Robyn Howarth -pediatric neuro psychologist

“My son Aidan has been attending to the toddler program for 1 week! We are very happy with the teacher and staff at school. Lacey is my son's primary teacher. She is the most loving, accommodating and nice teacher I can wish to leave Aidan with. Thanks so much Lacey for all the effort!”

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Danna

“Tami is always so caring with my daughter Claire. She notices the little things that happen with her and that means a lot. There are so many other places that are just going through the motions. Tami makes a difference in Claire's development and looks out for her general well being. Thank you!!”

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Kathy

“There’s not a minute I worry. I never say ‘I hope she’s ok;’ because I know she’s ok. She’s happy when I drop her off, and happy when I pick her up.”

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Maloise Jean -nurse practitioner

“I’m not worried about her now, and I’ve never been worried about her. That center has become family to us. You never think someone is going to care as much about your child as you do. But I really think these teachers do. Their hearts are gold.”

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Dr. Julia Rosebush - Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

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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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