Welcome to Bright Horizons at Research Triangle Park

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Kristen Pooley

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 919-686-0080


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 Camp

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Julie J.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: How children grow and develop physically, mentally, and spiritually inspires me daily.

Teaching since: 1987

Lisa C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch children develop and grow. Children inspire me because they are teachable as well as lovable.

Teaching since: 2000

Patrick M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: All children are artists.

Teaching since: 2007


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.

“Ms Andrea is Jack's teacher in Toddler 3 and we can't say enough good things about her! She is so patient and kind with Jack and always upbeat and positive. We are all so lucky to have her in our lives!”


Barbara McInerney

“Thanks for taking such good care of our little man! We love that he's enjoying the toddler class so much!”


The Murphys

“Thanks for taking such great care of our baby!”


The Murphys

“Thanks so much for taking such great care of our baby!”


The Murphys

“Ms Sandra was Jack's teacher in the infant room and she was so wonderful! She is very nurturing, kind and patient, and Jack still seeks her out to smile and give hugs in the hall. We were so lucky to have her in our lives ??”


Barbara McInerney

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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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