Welcome to Bright Horizons at the Octagon

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Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Florence Bodden

M-F: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 212-710-6622

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Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

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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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Sara C., Daycare Teacher, Bright Horizons at the Octagon, Roosevelt Island, NY

Sara C.

I love teaching because: I enjoying seeing children grow and how innocent their hearts are.

Teaching since: 1997

Janis S., Daycare Teacher, Bright Horizons at the Octagon, Roosevelt Island, NY

Janis S.

I love teaching because: It allows me to learn from the student. It is amazing to learn and understand about their development.

Teaching since: 2011


Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

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Our NAEYC Accreditation

Bright Horizons is committed to 100% NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation for all of our eligible child care centers and preschools.

Why NAEYC? Based on a multi-step process of continuous evaluation and improvement, NAEYC accreditation is the most comprehensive in the field, ensuring that our programs are informed by research and demonstrate high-quality standards.

NAEYC accreditation is our commitment to families. It is one way we provide the very best care and education for young children. Bright Horizons goes beyond what a traditional daycare would offer in order to establish a strong foundation for success in school and life.