Welcome to Bright Horizons at Parkway North

Meet the Center Director

Lisa Spewak

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 847-597-6482

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Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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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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A place for children’s social and academic skills to flourish

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Summer Camp

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Sharon B.

Kindergarten Prep

I love teaching because: I want to make a difference in the children's lives by teaching them the skills needed to be successful people in their community.

Teaching since: 2004

Aftab A.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch children grow and gain confidence. I like when I earn their trust by making them feel safe and secure.

Teaching since: 1990

Suchandra D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love talking and playing with them. I also love listening to them when they want to talk to me.

Teaching since: 2005

Kendall B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching children accomplish new tasks.

Teaching since: 2011

Cathleen R.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching their personalities develop and grow.

Teaching since: 2013

Jessica N.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love how inquisitive they are, and how they love learning new things. I also love helping them learn and watching them grow.

Teaching since: 2014

Christina L.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love their child-like faith. I love to hear their stories and see where their imaginations take them. I also like knowing that I'm helping to brighten their future.

Teaching since: 2014

Joan C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching children learn new things.

Teaching since: 1977

Kaela S.

Toddler Classroom

Teaching since: 2014

Caitlin L.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching them develop and grow into their personalities.

Teaching since: 2006

Alina G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: it's so much more than helping children learn. It allows me to help peak their interest and help them explore new things. I also love that I can learn new things from them.

Teaching since: 2012

Randi B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love caring for children and watching them grow and develop. Seeing the world through their eyes brings me joy!

Teaching since: 1994

Geri T.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I have always been able to understand where children are coming from. I love kids of all ages.

Teaching since: 2002

Alla O.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I learn as much from them as they learn from me. It is life-long learning.

Teaching since: 2003

Farida O.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to watch children grow!

Teaching since: 1995

Ivette O.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love coming in everyday and seeing their smiling faces.

Teaching since: 2017

Linda S.

Toddler Classroom

Teaching since: 1989


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.

“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

“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.”


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. ”


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.”


Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

“We are so grateful to Miss Randi for taking such wonderful care of Lila! I don't know what I would do without her and ALL of the fantastic teachers in the infant room! Miss Randi has helped me SO much as a first time mom and put my mind at ease while I am at work. She is simply the best!”



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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.

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