Welcome to Bright Horizons on the Charles

Meet the Center Director

Mellissa Oppedisano

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 617-924-4935

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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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Summer Camp

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Nicole W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Teaching children is the one job where you get to relive your childhood, re-experience old and new activities and themes.

Teaching since: 2008

Ryan M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the children develop new skills to use in their every day life!

Teaching since: 2011

Dora D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: They are happy angels preparing for the future and I am so glad to be a part of this.

Teaching since: 2011

Sara K.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to show kids new things every day. I love seeing them grow and love learning!

Teaching since: 2014

Shanon T.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching young children grow and learn about the things around them!

Teaching since: 2015

Brandy L.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching children all different ages how to learn new and exciting things!

Teaching since: 2015

Melanie M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: It is so fulfilling to see a child's eyes light up as they learn and/or try something new.

Teaching since: 2015

Rory S.

Enrichment Staff

I love teaching because: I love being a driving force behind a child's budding creativity!

Teaching since: 2015

Nina Z.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch the children smile and learn new things every day!

Teaching since: 2016

Jenna R.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching a child reach a developmental milestone. The smiles on their faces when they achieve a task mean the world to me. Teaching is so fun and I enjoy every second of it!

Teaching since: 2016

Gina E.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: The children are such quick learners. I love that they soak up EVERYTHING!

Teaching since: 2016

Jahaida P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: The comprehension that the children attain makes me feel warm and accomplished.

Teaching since: 2016

Julia P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing the wonder in children's eyes when they try something new. I also feel like I have a child-like spirit and getting on the floor love playing with kids!

Teaching since: 2017

Melissa B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children and I'd love to make a big impact on every child that enters my classroom

Teaching since: 2017

Taquina C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to see the children learn, grow, and explore

Teaching since: 2017

Mercedes A.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching the children grow and learn new things. The smiles and loving energy that the children bring to the classroom is something you cant find anywhere else.

Teaching since: 2017

Andrea D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing the smiles on the students face when they learn something new. It's amazing to see how each individual grows and learns in unique ways.

Teaching since: 2017

Corinne H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Children bring so much positivity to my life. I want to be here for them and show them how fun learning can be!

Teaching since: 2017

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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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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.

“Thank you for taking such good care of Oscar, Sara! We really appreciate it.”

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Sarah

“Grace - thank you for taking such good care of Oscar! We really appreciate it.”

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Sarah

“Gina - thanks for taking such good care of Oscar! We really appreciate it.”

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Sarah

“Logan has only been enrolled for 6 weeks, yet he has learned SO much under your care! It is truly amazing to watch him thrive, and to know that he spends his days with people who are just as excited to watch him grow as we are. THANK YOU for all that you do in Infants 3!!”

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Christy & Kevin

“Thank you Nick for being such a great teacher for Mason! He loves listening to you read stories and we're so happy that he's getting to experience fun activities while also getting ready for kindergarten. You're the best!”

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Sarah

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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.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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