Welcome to Allianz Bright Beginnings managed by Bright Horizons

Meet the Center Director

Tracy Sainsbury

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 763-765-6600

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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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Meet Our Teaching Team

Lisa G.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: of all the beautiful smiles I get a chance to see each day. To watch them and assist in their growth and development is amazing.

Teaching since: 1998

Milaura R.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to come to a place and connect, play, sing, read, laugh, get messy, and move!

Teaching since: 2006

Sharlene O.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I likes seeing the "light bulbs" go off once they grasp a new concept or skill.

Teaching since: 2009

Cathy J.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Every moment is an adventure and a chance to stay in the moment.

Teaching since: 2004

Kristen J.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I can help the children grow and develop each and every day.

Teaching since: 2013

Amanda D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing the children's growth and development from day to day and knowing that I was able to contribute to those milestones.

Teaching since: 2014

Michelle R.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I like helping children learn and develop

Teaching since: 2014

Lauren H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: They are so honest and say the cutest things. I also love watching them grow through all their developmental milestones.

Teaching since: 2014

Denise B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Because they are precious and full of life! Children make me feel alive!!!

Teaching since: 1990

Andrea S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: They are filled with joy and wonder.

Teaching since: 2015

Brianna O.

Kindergarten Prep

I love teaching because: I get to experience hands on the motivations and excitement about learning that the chidlren have.

Teaching since: 2008

Amy H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: They are so fun! They give 100% in everything they do, and they bring a new perspective.

Teaching since: 2015

Ellen M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: They are hilarious and very inquisitive!

Teaching since: 2007

Faduma A.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: It is rewarding to see their smiles when they learn and teach themselves new things.

Teaching since: 2017

Catherine K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy interacting and watching them learn new things right in front of me!

Teaching since: 2016

Kelly D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: everyday has happy moments. No matter how tough a day has been, there is always moments to smile about when you are working with kids.

Teaching since: 2016

Daniel Z.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy the excitment a child gets when they learn something new or master a skill for the first time

Teaching since: 2017

Brianna H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: they are filled with joy and wonder.

Teaching since: 2017

Ka X.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It is rewarding to see their smiles when they learn and teach themselves new things.

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 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.

“Tracy, Bethany and Andrea, thank you so much for all you do to keep the center organized and us the parents - informed! You make dropping off Adelyn at daycare everyday easy and we are absolutely confident that our girl will be well taken care of.”

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Nedelchev Family

“Kelly, we love your enthusiasm with the kids, your bright & cheery smile, & sense of humor with the kids. Elisabeth has seen people who she thinks look like you and yelled "MISS KELLY!!!" to/at them enthusiastically, so I know you make a great impact on her life. You are great!”

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Kara & Jacob Brown

“Michelle - we are so glad you returned to Minneapolis and have been able to be Elisabeth's teacher again. You were a favorite with her before you left, and you are a favorite of hers again now! Whenever we talk about a Michelle (as both Jacob and I know 2 other Michelles), Elisabeth asks, "Miss Chelle???" eagerly. She loves you!”

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Kara & Jacob Brown

“Thank you so much for all the care and love you show to Henry. It gives us piece of mind knowing that Henry is in good hands when I can't be with him. He has learned so much from his teachers! There's a reason why he's so excited to go to school every morning and it's because of you! :)”

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Wendy and Hunter

“Dayna, thank you so much for everything you do for our little girl Adelyn!”

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Nedelchev Family

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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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