Welcome to St. Mary Hospital Child Development Center

Meet the Center Director

Elaine Karmilowicz

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 215-710-5720

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Our Educational Programs

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Danielle M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: It is something new everyday.

Teaching since: 2003

Melissa P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Of their curiosiy and the funny things they say.

Teaching since: 1995

Bernadette L.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Of the things they say. I love that I can be silly and watch their faces light up. I enjoy their genuine affection. I love that way they make me laugh.

Teaching since: 1992

Deborah G.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Everyday is different and you never know what they are going to do or say.

Teaching since: 1992

Lesett V.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch them grow.

Teaching since: 1999

Kelley H.

Kindergarten Prep

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing my students excited about learning and I learn something new everyday along with them.

Teaching since: 2002

Kelly M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch the children learn new things and grow each day.

Teaching since: 2007

Diane S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch them grow and learn. I think the first two years are so important to their development.

Teaching since: 2008

Kolleen S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching children grow and learn new things. Seeing their smiling faces and listening to their stories makes me happy.

Teaching since: 2008

Ashley N.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching them experience new things.

Teaching since: 2009

Megan I.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Of the bonds I make with each child. Nothing brings me more joy than seeing them smile and making them laugh.

Teaching since: 2010

Danielle U.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching them experience new things. My favorite thing is when they smile about learning something new.

Teaching since: 2010

Michelle K.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see them grow physically and mentally.

Teaching since: 2007

Danielle T.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Every day is a new day and they always see the best in you and those around them. Being a role model, and having an impact in their growth and development and seeing the reward is awesome.

Teaching since: 2013

Claudia B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: It inspires me everyday. They encourage me to do my very best. I enjoy their unconditional love, natuarl curiosity, and sense of wonder and excitement. I cherish how they create, imagine, and dream.

Teaching since: 2008

Katie W.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to see their faces when they learn how to do something for the first time.

Teaching since: 2014

Linda T.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I learn from them on a daily basis and enjoy every minute spent with them.

Teaching since: 2014

Michelle S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to watch them grow not only physically but mentally as well.

Teaching since: 2015

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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.

“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.”

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Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Bright Horizons has created a wonderful environment for our children to grow and thrive. I am grateful knowing that my son is developing in a safe, healthy, and happy place surrounded by an outstanding staff. Your positive attitude and ability to connect with the kids makes every day better.”

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Allison Q. -Bright Horizons Parent

“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.”

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Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

“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. ”

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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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