Welcome to Bright Horizons at Rockville

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Amy Rinker

M-F: 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 301-230-6584

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A Bright Horizons Child Care Teacher and her Student.

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; to providing the very best care and education for young children; and to establishing a strong foundation for their success in school and life.


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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Summer Program

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Shobhana P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children. I like to help in finding them a proper way of life. I also love discovering new things with the children.

Teaching since: 2004

Paulette A.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: "I enjoy creating relationships with parents and children".

Teaching since: 2007

Stacey A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching children because being able to change, encourage, help, and be a part of a child's life is amazing.

Teaching since: 1983


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 Rocks

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 always stop by the kitchen to greet Ms. Teresa. She has shown great affection towards all the children and goes out of her way to support the staff. Thank you for making Imani smile every morning. We truly appreciate you.”


Jasmine Pearson

“Thank you for making Imani excited about coming to Bright Horizons. She always leaves giving you special hugs, which lets me know how much you are loved and appreciated.”


Jasmine Pearson

“Thank you for making Imani feel welcome from the first day she came. I know now she has a special place in her heart for you. Especially, since you have to get a hug before we leave.”


Jasmine Pearson

“We want to thank Ms. Lauren for the hard work she puts in every day to keep our daughter and her friends in Twos 1 safe, happy, and engaged in such fun and educational activities all day long! Abby always comes home exhausted, but with so many stories to tell :).”


Krystal & Chad

“Thank you both for being such a caring and warm presence in our daughter's life! We know that we are leaving her in wonderful hands each day! She lights up when I ask her about Ms. Lynci and Ms. Diana. I know you truly love her and she truly loves you too!! Thanks for ALL you do each day!!”


Aliza/Gil Chlewicki

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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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