Welcome to The Family Center at Dollar General

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Liz McLaughlin

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Phone: 615-855-5437

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A Bright Horizons Child Care Teacher and her Student.
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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; to providing the very best care and education for young children; and to establishing a strong foundation for their success in school and life.

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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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School-Aged

Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Program

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Jolene S.

Preschool

I love teaching because: "I love watching them grow, learn, and seeing the moment they ""get"" something! Children are a special gift. "

Teaching since: 1991

Barbara H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: There is such a joy in being a part of a great gift from God.

Teaching since: 1985

Shaletha M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love nurturing relationships with children.

Teaching since: 2003

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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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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.

“Davonna, Thank you for loving on my sweet girl. You have been so caring and patient with her as she transitioned into your class. Thank you for the continued learning! We appreciate you so much! We especially appreciate knowing we are leaving our daughter with such a great individual. Thanks!”

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Trisha

“Debbie, Thanks for all you do with the k-prep kids. We appreciate all your hard work and dedication to these little kids. You are truly helping to shape the future generation and we sooooo thank you for that. It is an amazing feeling knowing you are dropping your kid off with someone who care. Thanks for all you do.”

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Trisha

“Wendy and Bri have been amazing as my daughter has transitioned from Colorado to Tennessee. My daughter truly looks forward to coming to "school" each day and for that, we thank you!”

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Danielle and Kennedy

“Thank you for the awesome job you do with Emma! You show her so much love. She had really come out of her shell in your class! I know she is being loved on when I leave and it is the best feeling.”

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Sandy

“Thank you for the awesome job you do with Chloe! She gets excited when she walks in the door and has learned so much! It is a great feeling to know your daughter loves her teachers!”

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Sandy

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Upcoming Events for Families

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 28 6:30am - November 29 6:30pm

The Family Center will be CLOSED on Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. We will see you back on Monday, Dec. 2nd.

Sock Day!!

December 4 | 6:30am-6:30pm

Wear your favorite holiday socks to school!

Photos with Santa

December 6 | 8am-3pm

All children will have the opportunity to take a picture with Santa.

Cookie Decorating

December 9 | 2-4pm

The children will be decorating Christmas cookies and enjoying them for their afternoon snack

Christmas Caroling

December 11 | 6:30am-6:30pm

The children will be going caroling to the Dollar General employees

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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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