Welcome to Bright Horizons at Poughkeepsie

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Erica Davis

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 845-462-1200

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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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Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Camp

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Mandy D.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching the children achieve new goals and grow.

Teaching since: 1998

Patricia G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because each day is a new beginning.

Teaching since: 1986

Apriana W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to help children excel and be the best they can be in every way possible.

Teaching since: 2017


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.

“Thank u so much for all u have done for Carter! He has truly grown under your guidance and you are a huge reason he loves going to school. Thank you for all you do each and every day!”


Erica and Ryan

“Most days I have to bribe Georgie to leave your class. She has loved being in preschool. When she lists the friends she plays with at school, she always Includes both of you.”



“You guys are the best! Thanks for being with our little Hawky through his early development -- hard to believe he is almost off the the next room now! You guys have been terrific caregivers, and we appreciate the time and attention you give to our boy and the help in reaching his milestones.”


Alyson and Sandra

“Deeply appreciate all you have done for our Olivia. You are a terrific teacher!”


Howard and Lizzie Meyer

“Olivia loves you and so do we!”


Howard and Lizzie

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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.


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