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- How much is tuition at Bright Horizons at Schaumburg?
- Can you please give me directions to the center?
- Does the preschool have any special features?
- What does it mean that this preschool is endorsed by the Eco-Healthy Child Care Program?
- What ages does Bright Horizons at Schaumburg serve?
- What is Bright Horizons' process on checking the background of their employees?
- Can I visit my child at the center anytime I’d like to?
- What is The World At Their Fingertips?
- Are all staff trained in CPR and First Aid?
- I'm interested in applying for a job at this center. Is there someone I can contact?
- I'm not quite ready to enroll in the center but I am interested in continuing to hear about what is happening at the center. How can I get information more regularly?
- What is the relationship between Bright Horizons and The Partnership for a Healthier America?
How much is tuition at Bright Horizons at Schaumburg?
Tuition rates are established in alignment with comparable, high-quality child care centers in the surrounding area. When establishing these rates, Bright Horizons at Schaumburg works hard to balance tuition rates with the need to deliver the highest quality care possible. Our tuition rates take into account the following factors:
·Lower classroom ratios and smaller group sizes
·Professional training, management, and support for teachers
·Ample equipment and resources for children and families
·Special programs at the center that are included in tuition such as meals, Mandarin, Zumba, dance, and more
Actual monthly tuition will vary by family depending on the number of days per week the child(ren) will be in the center, the program in which they’ll be enrolled – Infant, Toddlers, Preschool , selected enrichments, etc. To find out more information about the specific tuition rate that will meet your family’s needs and schedule, please contact the center directly at (847) 925-1892.
Can you please give me directions to the center?
Bright Horizons at Schaumburg is located in the Woodfield Green Executive Centre just off of I-90 and Meacham Road close to Woodfield Mall, The Schaumburg Convention Center, Zurich North America, Motorola Solutions, and Paylocity. Our address is 1920 North Thoreau Drive, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173.
When headed south on Meacham Road, turn left onto North Thoreau Drive. When driving north on Meacham Road, turn right onto North Thoreau Drive. Continue driving, then take a left at the first light (Convention Center) into the complex. Take an immediate left at the first opening. Continue driving and turn right into the Bright Horizons parking lot. We are located in Suite 100 (green awning) and our entrance is located on the right hand side.
Does the preschool have any special features?
Bright Horizons at Schaumburg is especially designed to offer children an enriched experience. Each classroom in our child care center and preschool is specifically designed to optimize the learning experience for every child. There are separate natural outdoor play environments that are developmentally appropriate for different age groups from infants - preschoolers and pre-kindergarteners. The center offers a wide variety of enrichments including baby signs, dance, Zumba, culinary arts, music, and Mandarin Chinese - all included in the cost of tuition.
What does it mean that this preschool is endorsed by the Eco-Healthy Child Care Program?
Due to the environmental health best practices that we follow in our classrooms, EHCC has given our center their stamp of approval. Our teachers and staff work hard to ensure that our center benefits the well-being of young children by complying with environmental health guidelines put in place by the EHCC. By following these guidelines, our center eliminates or reduces environmental health hazards and ensures the safest possible space for your child to grow and thrive!
Some of the many EHCC safety guidelines that we follow include:
- Using fragrance-free household chemicals such as cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting products
- Avoiding lead by using only cold water for drinking, cooking, and making baby formula
- Using only non-toxic art supplies approved by the Art and Creative Materials Institute (ACMI) labeled with the AP (Approved Product) seal
- Avoiding soft pliable plastic products and plastic toys made out of PVC and instead only using products labeled PVC-free or phthalate-free
Learn more at cehn.org/ehcc.
What ages does Bright Horizons at Schaumburg serve?
Bright Horizons at Schaumburg offers programs for infants beginning at six weeks old through five year olds in our preschool and kindergarten prep programs.
What is Bright Horizons' process on checking the background of their employees?
Bright Horizons conducts a comprehensive background check on all prospective employees and frequent visitors. The background check consists of a county criminal record check for the past seven years performed in all counties that a person has lived, worked or attended school. In addition to the county criminal search, a sex offender search, OFAC search and a social security verification trace are also conducted. For all location employees, program licensing background checks required by the state are also performed.
Can I visit my child at the center anytime I’d like to?
Yes, you are welcome to visit your child at the center whenever you’d like! Whether your child is an infant new to group care or a thriving preschooler, anxious to show off their latest project, Bright Horizons has an open door policy for parents. We encourage you to stop by and get involved in your child’s day.
What is The World At Their Fingertips?
Our research-based World at Their Fingertips® curriculum meets children where they are developmentally, with Signature Practices that build confidence and excitement about learning at every age and stage. In every classroom, our goal is to help children do more than learn; it’s to cultivate the joy of learning. And our emergent approach — teaching skills by leveraging a child’s own interests — enables teachers to tailor activities and projects for the specific talents and needs of each child in the class. Learn more about our specialized programs for babies, toddlers and preschool children, and how we prepare children for school and life beyond.
Are all staff trained in CPR and First Aid?
All Bright Horizons center staff are trained in CPR and first aid. Once an employee is hired, they are required to fulfill 16 hours of training through our new employee orientation. This training takes place over a two-day period, where the employee spends time observing each age group in the center. Teachers must successfully complete first aid and CPR training, in addition to local licensing and/or Department of Health requirements (e.g., food handler safety card.)
I'm interested in applying for a job at this center. Is there someone I can contact?
Absolutely! Named one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” 18 times, we are proud of the environment we create for our educators. We are always looking for great teachers, and offer competitive benefits and innovative programs. like our Horizons Teacher Degree program. For job listings and to complete the application process, please visit the Bright Horizons jobs and careers page at www.brighthorizons.com/careers .
I'm not quite ready to enroll in the center but I am interested in continuing to hear about what is happening at the center. How can I get information more regularly?
We encourage any family interested in center information, regular updates and invitations to the many events we are planning, to contact us.
What is the relationship between Bright Horizons and The Partnership for a Healthier America?
Read more information about this relationship.