Welcome to Bright Horizons at Uncle Sam's Place

Meet the Center Director

Valerie Carlisle
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Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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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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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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Catrice P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch the children grow and develop right before my eyes.

Teaching since: 1998

Ruby M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love having the opportunity to put a smile on a child's face.

Teaching since: 1986

LaDonna B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get the opportunity to constantly learn and better my skills while planning lessons in the most effective way.

Teaching since: 2003

Sydnee C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Its a passion, I love to see children learn and accomplish their goals.

Teaching since: 2000

Susan R.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: As a teacher, I am inspired by my students. I love seeing the intensity with which they explore and experiment with whatever is in front of them.

Teaching since: 1989

Theresa R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the smile on children's faces and share their love they have learned from a loving and caring teacher.

Teaching since: 1989

Jeneen W.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: it's exciting to see them discover and learn new things.

Teaching since: 2000

Deanna H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to make a difference in a child's life and I love watching them learn new things.

Teaching since: 1990

Maxine C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: As a teacher I feel I can make a difference. I want to help build an educational foundation in a child's life.

Teaching since: 1985

Maria M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I have a passion for being a positive care giver to all children.

Teaching since: 1990

Ashley K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: spending each day helping children unravel their uniqueness is the best job in the world.

Teaching since: 2013

In Y.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: as I teach children they teach me something at the same time.

Teaching since: 2015

Courtney B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: it gives me a purpose to shape and mold the mind of a child at such a beautiful time in life.

Teaching since: 2009

Amber G.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I believe early education is very important and I love working with children and watching them grow.

Teaching since: 2014

Sharice E.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being a positive role model for children.

Teaching since: 2011


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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Language Works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Works

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.

“We can't say enough good things about Ms Susan and Ms Courtney - it warms our hearts knowing we are leaving our son in their care each day. They have both gone above and beyond to make our family feel welcome, and have been patient with Henry as he slowly warmed up to smiling and laughing with them”


Michelle & Will

“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.”


Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

“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.”


Jessica F. -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. ”


Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Bright Horizons has created a wonderful environment for our children to grow and thrive. I am grateful knowing that my son is developing in a safe, healthy, and happy place surrounded by an outstanding staff. Your positive attitude and ability to connect with the kids makes every day better.”


Allison Q. -Bright Horizons Parent

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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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