Welcome to Bright Horizons at Columbus Circle

Meet the Center Director

Allison Whitney

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 212-399-3919

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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

Taneisha E.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It is the best feeling in the world watching the children transition and grow from infant to school age.

Teaching since: 2010

Iris T.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: children are little people with a lot of energy. I love to see that energy be put into building, dancing, sorting and sharing. Reading together, eating together and sitting together is what helps children grow together.

Teaching since: 1995

Dilci S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working at Bright Horizons! I have been teaching, working with different age groups from Infants to Preschoolers and I really enjoy seeing them learn and grow.

Teaching since: 2008

Khalilia T.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I find helping children to learn, grow and explore is personally rewarding. I look forward to working with your family.

Teaching since: 2010

Samantha S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to teach the children new things and fill their minds with all the interesting things to learn in the world.

Teaching since: 2009

Tiffany H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching them learn and seeing how much they grow as they move through different stages.

Teaching since: 2004

Shoshana S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: children are naturally curious. They never hesitate to ask questions and learn to explore their environment.

Teaching since: 2015

Fanny T.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy observing the many ways that children acquire knowledge. Seeing their reaction when they reach a desired goal makes my heart smile.

Teaching since: 2014

Jakira G.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I never have the same day twice! Children are so unpredictable which has me looking forward to seeing what the day has in store. Molding the minds of these curious children is what makes the day fun!

Teaching since: 2014

Lizbeth R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: it challenges me to grow! I also get to know my students and families. I love teaching because it is so much more than just helping children learn.

Teaching since: 2013

Quantiah O.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: It gives me the opportunity to inspire children not only academically, but personally. You not only teach but you touch lives and make connections. I am passionate about what I do and it reflects in the work that I do. I love to see children learning while having fun.

Teaching since: 2013

Janice D.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I have the opportunity to relate to children in different ways, learning from them and also teaching them. It feels good to know that I have a positive impact in the lives of children and their families.

Teaching since: 2014

Katherine R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Children teach me something new every day and so I'm always happy to come to work.

Teaching since: 2016

Meylin B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: it is much more then just helping children learn. Teaching is about forming connections and building trusting relationships with the students. Teaching brings excitement and joy to students and teachers.

Teaching since: 2014

Jessica T.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I really enjoy helping children explore and further engage in hobbies and interests they already have, as well as new and exciting activities.

Teaching since: 2016

Corina C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Seeing children grow and learn new things makes me feel as though I have achieved something special. I learn from the children each day.

Teaching since: 2017

Tamara C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: it has always been a passion for me. I love children and it's a pleasure being able to help them explore and achieve their congnitive development as well as other developmental milestones.

Teaching since: 2012

Nidia C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Teaching gives me the opportunity to shape the dreams of children. I can impact future generations by helping a child succeed.

Teaching since: 2007

Tinika A.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: it makes me feel good knowing that children are learning and exploring new things.

Teaching since: 2013


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.

“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

“Janice is our son Camilo's teacher. She is always with a big smile and she is kind and loving. Thank you Janice so much for you dedication! Muchas gracias!!!”


Maria Julia

“Thank you Miss Tiffany and Miss Janice for taking such good care of Anderson and creating a warm, welcome environment for infants and their parents every day. You are the absolute best and blessings in our lives!”


Andi and Hub Orr

“Tiffany is my son's Camilo teacher, she is caring and loving and always makes him laugh. We are so thankful for her dedication! Gracias Tiffany!!”


Maria Julia

“Thank you, Ms. Driskel and Ms. Maribel for creating a nurturing environment in which Landon feels cared for and feels encouraged to explore and discover!!”


Daniel and Whitney

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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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