Welcome to Bright Horizons at Western Springs

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Kelly Raucci

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 708-246-4710

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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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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

Zoe W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the excitement in their eyes when they learn something new.

Teaching since: 1997

Edith S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Teaching is my passion, and so are the children.

Teaching since: 2000

Madeleine H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching the children grow into unique individuals.

Teaching since: 2007

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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.

“The toddler teachers in Drew's classroom are simply amazing! They always make Drew feel loved and welcome and keep me updated on his progress. His face just lights up when he sees Ms. Dali and Ms. Jeannette :)”

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Jen

“We LOVE Carol. She always reassured me when I had doubts about my daughter's behaviors. Carol always greeted Sienna with a smile and great big hug. Sienna came home every day and would talk about Carol. I want to thank her for making my daughter's first school experience a positive one.”

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Chrissy

“We want to thank all the toddler teachers for giving Jake the education, support, engagement, and FUN every day he goes to school! He "talks" all the way home about what a great day he had whenever he is at BH! Thank you!”

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Claire & Robert

“My daughter looks forward to seeing Jasmine every day. She is always smiling and excited to see Sienna. I am so grateful to have Jasmine as one of Sienna's teachers.Her energy and compassion truly shines through.”

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Chrissy

“All of the teachers and staff at Bright Horizons have made Bo's first few months here a wonderful experience, but Ms. Brittani holds a special place in his heart. Bo was immediately drawn to her and is always comforted by her presence. Thank you!”

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Bo

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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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