Welcome to The Early Childhood Education Center

Meet the Center Director

Caterina Pannarale

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 847-598-1999

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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

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 Camp

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Nancy M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: As a teacher, I am inspired by watching children learn.

Teaching since: 2003

Daiva W.

Cook

I love teaching because: I love building relationships with the children and their families.

Teaching since: 2007

Iordanka R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because learning is the beginning of a lifelong journey.

Teaching since: 1980

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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.

“Hi Lora, Greatly appreciate all the wonderful activities and teaching projects you set forth for the kids. They are super lucky to have you as their teacher. Thanks, Rupal”

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Rupal

“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

“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

“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

“Manu loves Mr TJ and miss Marissa. Miss Marissa is so caring and Mr TJ always draws pictures of Captain America for Manu.”

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Lavanya

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Upcoming Events for Families

Curriculum Night

September 27 | 4-6pm

Join us to see the learning that takes place each and every day.

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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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Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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