Welcome to Bright Horizons at Lake Cook

Meet the Center Director

Devynne Gowie

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 847-374-9000

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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 Camp

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Breanna V.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: there is nothing more rewarding than to inspire and be inspired.

Teaching since: 2002

Caroline M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: every day is an adventure. I love watching your child's eyes light up when they discover something new.

Teaching since: 2012

Tenesha D.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love knowing that I made an impact or difference in a child's life every day.

Teaching since: 2007

Therese K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I truly enjoy watching children grow and excel in all areas of their development and I love helping them achieve these developmental milestones.

Teaching since: 1989

Janaye K.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: they are important! I enjoy being a part of the team helping them to grow and learn. Their success is our success!

Teaching since: 2012

Raja A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing the light bulb go on in my students heads. I get to be a part of a special time in a child's life.

Teaching since: 2014

Denise A.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: it is so rewarding to watch young children grow and develop both socially and academically.

Teaching since: 2016

Kyle Z.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing them learn new things.

Teaching since: 2016

Merrill P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: of all the moments when your children's faces light up with excitement from learning a new part of their world.

Teaching since: 2005

La'Taya P.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see their excitement and curiosity while they are learning.

Teaching since: 2013

Joanna N.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to make an impact in their lives.

Teaching since: 2016

Evelyn O.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: their excitment for learning makes me happy.

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.

“Thanks Raja for being patient with Aalap. He loves you and your approval for anything matters to him. Your feedback helps us in improving aalap. Thanks for being there..!!”

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Mayanka

“Bright Horizons has created a wonderful environment for our children to grow and thrive. I am grateful knowing that my son is developing in a safe, healthy, and happy place surrounded by an outstanding staff. Your positive attitude and ability to connect with the kids makes every day better.”

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Allison Q. -Bright Horizons Parent

“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. ”

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Christine H. -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.”

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Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

“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.”

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Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

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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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