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- Is the center open to the community or is it client specific?
- Does Bright Horizons offer parenting resources?
- I'm interested in applying for a job at this center. Is there someone I can contact?
- Are meals provided at the center?
- What is Bright Horizons' process on checking the background of their employees?
- What is NAEYC accreditation?
- How can I obtain information about tuition?
- Where can I learn more about other Bright Horizons locations?
- Are all staff trained in CPR and First Aid?
- What is The World At Their Fingertips?
- What is the relationship between Bright Horizons and The Partnership for a Healthier America?
- Can I visit my child at the center anytime I’d like to?
- Is there a playground on-site?
- I'm not quite ready to enroll in the center but I am interested in continuing to hear about what is happening at the center. How can I get information more regularly?
Is the center open to the community or is it client specific?
The McNeil center is a client center for employees and families of Johnson & Johnson only.
Does Bright Horizons offer parenting resources?
Yes! We have a wide variety of resources and parenting workshops and webinars. Please visit https://preview-child-care-preschool.brighthorizons.com/pa/fortwashington/mcneilcdc/parent-resources for more information.
I'm interested in applying for a job at this center. Is there someone I can contact?
For job listings and to complete the application process, please visit www.brighthorizons.com/careers.
Are meals provided at the center?
YES! Our chefs provide nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snacks daily that accommodate allergies and dietary restrictions.
What is Bright Horizons' process on checking the background of their employees?
Bright Horizons conducts a comprehensive background check on all prospective employees and frequent visitors. The background check consists of a county criminal record check for the past seven years performed in all counties that a person has lived, worked or attended school. In addition to the county criminal search , a sex offender search, OFAC search and a social security verification trace are also conducted. For all location employees, program licensing background checks required by the state are also performed.
What is NAEYC accreditation?
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) has developed standards to define and recognize quality child care programs. In order to be accredited, a child care program must meet a variety of strict criteria, including having a well-trained faculty, good staff-child ratios and group sizes, and a comprehensive curriculum, as well as meet stringent health and safety standards. The program must also provide meaningful opportunities for family involvement.
How can I obtain information about tuition?
Tuition varies by center, schedule and by individual classroom. To find out more information about tuition, please contact the center directly.
Where can I learn more about other Bright Horizons locations?
To find other locations, please visit www.brighthorizons.com/locator.
Are all staff trained in CPR and First Aid?
All Bright Horizons staff are trained regularly in First Aid and CPR so that you can feel confident that your child is safe and receiving the best care possible at our center.
What is The World At Their Fingertips?
Bright Horizons curriculum, The World at Their Fingertips, is our unique curriculum designed to engage children in active learning that prepares them for school while helping them achieve their individual potential and fostering a spirit of community. It includes curriculum elements such as Language Works, Math Counts, Science Rocks, ArtSmart, Our World and Well Aware that cross all age groups. Teachers observe the children to discover what their interests and areas of development are. They use these observations to create weekly lesson plans based off of these interests and developmental areas.
What is the relationship between Bright Horizons and The Partnership for a Healthier America?
For more information about this relationship, click here.
Can I visit my child at the center anytime I’d like to?
Yes, Bright Horizons has an open door policy. You are encouraged to visit your child anytime.
Is there a playground on-site?
Absolutely! Our playground was designed to appeal to all of the senses. Filled with natural sand areas, challenges for all ages, plants and flowers for picking, musical instruments, and even two fantastic water features for summer fun, our "backyard" provides enjoyment for children of all ages and developmental levels.
I'm not quite ready to enroll in the center but I am interested in continuing to hear about what is happening at the center. How can I get information more regularly?
We encourage any family interested in center information, regular updates and invitations to the many events we are planning, to contact us.