Welcome to Bright Horizons at Research Triangle Park

Meet the Center Director

Khya Tapp

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

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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

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

Leiha K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children because I love to teach them to investigate the world around them. I want them to love learning and I allow that to guide my experiences with them.

Teaching since: 1998

Patrick M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: All children are artist

Teaching since: 2007

Penny O.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to watch them grow and learn everyday.

Teaching since: 1994

Tanaka E.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I am able to put smiles on children's faces along with teaching them about the world.

Teaching since: 1998

Najeri W.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy being there to help a child's mind connect when they have a “light bulb” moment. It is an amazing feeling!

Teaching since: 2009

Arely C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Teaching brings me joy because I like to see their smiles when they learn something new and exciting!

Teaching since: 2010

Arti D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: It puts a smile on my face when they learn something good from me.

Teaching since: 1986

Samantha E.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing children accomplish new goals and learn something new.

Teaching since: 2004

Kristina D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Children allow for me to help them expand their minds while helping them grow and learn.

Teaching since: 2015

Evonna H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I am inspired by the purity and innocence of children. I love that they are unapologetically happy, open and honest and find joy in even the smallest of things. Being around them reminds me to continue to find beauty and light in the world as I grow older.

Teaching since: 2015

Susan S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Their energy and excitement when learning about new things is contagious; I love learning with my students!

Teaching since: 2015

Janel B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Of the reciprocal nature of teaching: the children learn from me and in turn, I learn and grow from them as well.

Teaching since: 2015

Sandra W.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to see children grow and I get to bond with them each day. Children make my heart smile.

Teaching since: 2000

Jasmine W.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love facilitating each child's natural love for learning and exploration. Also, seeing how children grow socially, emotionally, and developmentally is so amazing!

Teaching since: 2014

Adrienne L.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching them grow, learn, and become who they want to be!

Teaching since: 2016

Rebecca F.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: "I love watching children have that ""light bulb"" moment, when they start connecting the dots. Children bring excitement & joy into this world!"

Teaching since: 2017

Ashley W.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Children are my passion and knowing I'm making a difference in their future brings a huge smile to my face.

Teaching since: 2017

Celina S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Teaching life skills and seeing the children apply the skills every day excites me and makes me enjoy my job that much more.

Teaching since: 2017

Destiny F.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch children meet their milestones and grow. Hearing them laugh in the process brings me so much joy.

Teaching since: 2016

Laura N.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching the joy it brings children when they learn new things. I love having an impact on a child's life.

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.

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

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The Murphys

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

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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 ??”

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Barbara McInerney

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

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The Murphys

“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!”

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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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