Welcome to The Gorse Children's Center

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Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Sherralee P., Daycare Center Director, The Gorse Children's Center , South Hadley, MA

Meet the Center Director

Sherralee Proulx

M-F: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 413-538-3351

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Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

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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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School-Aged

Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Program

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Lianne O., Daycare Teacher, The Gorse Children's Center , South Hadley, MA

Lianne O.

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching them grow and learn.

Teaching since: 1991

Cynthia C., Daycare Lead Teacher, The Gorse Children's Center , South Hadley, MA

Cynthia C.

I love teaching because: I became a teacher because I enjoy watching children grow and develop over a school year, and many years after.

Teaching since: 2002

Jaime S., Daycare Teacher, The Gorse Children's Center , South Hadley, MA

Jaime S.

I love teaching because: I love teaching because I love to provoke exploration and discovery.

Teaching since: 1999

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Our Approach to Teaching & Learning

At Bright Horizons, our Discovery Driven Learning™ approach makes early learning an adventure. Find out how we nurture your child’s natural curiosity, focus on what interests them most, encourage learning through play, and help them get ready for kindergarten.

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Our NAEYC Accreditation

Bright Horizons is committed to 100% NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation for all of our eligible child care centers and preschools.

Why NAEYC? Based on a multi-step process of continuous evaluation and improvement, NAEYC accreditation is the most comprehensive in the field, ensuring that our programs are informed by research and demonstrate high-quality standards.

NAEYC accreditation is our commitment to families. It is one way we provide the very best care and education for young children. Bright Horizons goes beyond what a traditional daycare would offer in order to establish a strong foundation for success in school and life.