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- What is Bright Horizons' process on checking the background of their employees?
- What is The World At Their Fingertips?
- How can I obtain information about tuition?
- What is the relationship between Bright Horizons and The Partnership for a Healthier America?
- Are all staff trained in CPR and First Aid?
- Can I visit my child at the center anytime I’d like to?
- Do you offer school age care?
- 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?
- Are meals provided at the center?
- What is NAEYC accreditation?
- I'm interested in applying for a job at this center. Is there someone I can contact?
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.
What is The World At Their Fingertips?
Bright Horizons curriculum, The World at Their Fingertips, is our unique curriculum designed to engage children in active learning that prepares them for school while helping them achieve their individual potential and fostering a spirit of community. It includes curriculum elements such as Language Works, Math Counts, Science Rocks, ArtSmart, Our World and Well Aware that cross all age groups. For more on information on our curriculum, click here.
How can I obtain information about tuition?
We offer full time, part time and drop in care. Rates for each age are based on ratios for that age group. Please contact the center directly for our monthly rates or to set up a center visit.
What is the relationship between Bright Horizons and The Partnership for a Healthier America?
For more information about this relationship, click here.
Are all staff trained in CPR and First Aid?
All Bright Horizons staff are trained regularly in CPR, even if not required by the state. First Aid is taught as required by state licensing agency/regulations so that you can feel confident that your child is safe and receiving the best care possible at our center.
Can I visit my child at the center anytime I’d like to?
Yes, Bright Horizons has an open door policy. You are encouraged to visit your child anytime.
Do you offer school age care?
Lexmark Center for Children offers a SchoolsOUT program which provides care for children from Kindergarten through 12 years of age on days that school is not in session. This includes professional development days, snow days, fall break, spring break, and summer camp.
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.
Are meals provided at the center?
Lexmark Center for Children has an on-site trained chef who prepares breakfast, lunch, and snack daily. There is an emphasis placed on fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. The milk we serve is hormone and antibiotic free. Our menu changes weekly so please visit the helpful documents section on the For Our Parents page to see the current menu.
What is NAEYC accreditation?
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) has developed standards to define and recognize quality child care programs. In order to be accredited, a child care program must meet a variety of strict criteria, including having a well-trained faculty, good staff-child ratios and group sizes, and a comprehensive curriculum, as well as meet stringent health and safety standards. The program must also provide meaningful opportunities for family involvement.
I'm interested in applying for a job at this center. Is there someone I can contact?
For job listings and to complete the application process, please visit www.brighthorizons.com/careers.