Welcome to Bright Horizons at Rhode Island Hospital

Meet the Center Director

Cheri Blythe

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 401-454-0312

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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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Virginia T.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: They are so inquisitive at all stages of development.

Teaching since: 1992

Christine K.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: It's always amazing to see all the different ways children can solve problems and grasp concepts. Children keep us grounded.

Teaching since: 1996

Brooke S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: "I love being a part of every child's ""moment""- the moment of self-discovery. It is an honor to be a part of that "

Teaching since: 2006

Jessica H.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: they fill my day with laughter as I watch all of the silly things they do. I also enjoy seeing how they develop from an older infant to and older toddler ready to move on.

Teaching since: 2004

Elisa M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch their faces light up in excitment when they learn/figure out something new. It makes me feel like I truly make a difference in helping them learn and grow into confident and independent individuals.

Teaching since: 2004

Shannon S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch them learn, explore and figure things out for the first time on their own.

Teaching since: 2000

Brittany C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: The children can always put a smile on my face. It is great seeing the children develop and learn new things and being able to teach children new things.

Teaching since: 2013

Alicia T.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching the infants grow and develop. I also love to watch them learn what we are teaching them.

Teaching since: 2008

Heather R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: It is my way of helping the next generation be the best that they can be.

Teaching since: 2016

Alicia M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing a child's face light up when they accomplish a task.

Teaching since: 2016

Christina F.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being a part of little moments throughout their days and watching them have moments of connections.

Teaching since: 2017

Megan B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Nothing is as gratifying as teaching a child a new skill and seeing them master it.

Teaching since: 2009


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.

“Dear Ms. Heather: Me and my husband are so thankful to have you as Zoya's teacher. She absolutely adores you. It amazes us to see all the rich vocabulary Zoya learns from you in class. She surprises us almost daily with the etiquette/good habits and sweetest gestures that you teach her. We love you!”



“Miss Elisa, Thank you for being so kind to my son. Whenever he is sad at drop off, you are always there to comfort him and give him a big hug. It means the world and I cannot thank you enough for your kindness.”



“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.”


Ashley G. -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.”


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. ”


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.

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