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Where can I learn more about other Bright Horizons locations?

To find other locations, please visit www.brighthorizons.com/locator.

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.

Are meals provided at the center?

Once children are eating table food, the center provides a nutritious breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack.  All meals are prepared by our center cook, Ursula.  Infants' food will be provided by the family until they ready to eat from the center's menu.  We work with individual families of children with food allergies to accommodate specific needs.

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.

How can I obtain information about tuition?

Tuition varies by center, schedule and by individual classroom. To find out more information about tuition, please contact the center directly.

Will my child be prepared for kindergarten?

Yes! Each Bright Horizons center uses The World at Their Fingertips: Education for Bright Horizons, our specially-designed curriculum that creates developmentally, culturally, and individually appropriate learning environments in which your child can learn and prepare for academic success. The World at Their Fingertips is designed to teach children to think for themselves, solve problems, communicate, work with others and gain an increasing understanding of how the world works. Recent studies have shown that children who have attended Bright Horizons centers are extremely well-prepared for school.

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.

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.

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 relationship between Bright Horizons and The Partnership for a Healthier America?

For more information about this relationship, click here.

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.

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.

Is part-time care available?

Bright Horizons Downtown offers a 2 or 3 day option.  Part time days are depending upon availability, but we do try our best to accommodate individual family needs.

What are the educational goals of Bright Horizons?

Comprehensive, optimum development of each child: mind, body, social self, and character.

 

Preparation for Success in Life

  • Approaching life as an invitation to learn
  • Becoming a confident and competent lifelong learner
  • Becoming a confident and competent user of technology
  • Developing emotional intelligence: personal power and social skills

 

Preparation for Academic Excellence

  • Developing the social and cognitive skills necessary for school success
  • Achieving excellence in language and literacy
  • Developing an engaged, reflective, inquisitive mind and appreciation of science
  • Achieving excellence in logical/mathematical understanding


A Rich and Rewarding Childhood

 

  • Happy days
  • Wonderful relationships
  • A World of experience

 

Who should I contact about enrolling my child at the Center?

If you have enrollment questions our would like to schedule a tour of the center, please contact Airin Roby or Deanna Burns at (502) 584-0716. Or you can email the center directly at prokids@brighthorizons.com.

Where should I park?

Entrance to our center can be obtained by accessing the 5th Street Parking garage located between Broadway and Chestnut.  Upon arrival, make an immediate right and follow the signs for Bright Horizons.  Several spaces have been reserved for families and visitors and parking is free for thirty minutes.

What other enrichments does your center provide?

We partner with Soccer Shots in order to promote health and wellness and to cultivate strong social emotional skills for young children.  Soccer Shots visits us weekly to provide team buidling experiences through soccer lessons.  Founded by professional soccer players Jeremy Sorzano and Jason Webb, Soccer Shots is consistently recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as the #1 Children’s Fitness Franchise in the U.S. And today, Soccer Shots is positioned as the best-in-class children’s soccer program with a focus on character development..  Their vision is to provide a beloved growth experience for every child and a remarkable experience for every family.

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