Welcome to Bright Horizons at Parsippany

Meet the Center Director

Maria McCarthy

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 973-829-0768

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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

Gina Marie L.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love their creativity and imagination.

Teaching since: 1992

Desaray R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: The children keep me young by giving me the opportunity to laugh, explore, and get messy every day!

Teaching since: 2006

Megan S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: No day is ever the same, I love the challenge and excitement that comes with each new day!

Teaching since: 2002

Cristina G.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love having the opportunity to see the children grow and reach their milestones.

Teaching since: 2017

Tashena M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing the look of excitement on a child's face when they discover something new.

Teaching since: 2016

Lucille B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the children experience new things.

Teaching since: 2008

Krista S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to watch the children grow and learn new things everyday.

Teaching since: 2016


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.

“My appreciation for the teachers at Bright Horizons goes beyond the words that I can express. They extend themselves daily to our children's learning. Both of my sons were more than prepared to move forward in Kindergarten, thanks to Bright Horizons.”


Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

“It brings so much peace of mind knowing our daughter loves going to school. Bright Horizons welcomed her into their Toddler classroom with open arms, and ever since, she has flourished mentally and physically.”


Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Miss Gina is wonderful in her role as an infants teacher. She is warm, caring, and calm, and my little guy has even reached towards her and out of my arms! We love having her in his class everyday!”


Kate D.

“Miss Lucy is a great addition to the infants class. She is warm and fun, and our little guy loves when she reads to the class!”


Kate D.

“Thank you so much for taking care of our baby girl. She always smiles when she sees you at drop off and we can tell she is happy. We appreciate that more than we can put into words. ”


Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

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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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