Welcome to Bright Horizons at U of U Research Park

Meet the Center Director

Allison Sprague

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 801-582-0219

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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

Christine H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: They remind me to enjoy life for all its little things.

Teaching since: 1988

Jennifer U.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: The babies are so much fun to watch grow and meet all the many milestones.

Teaching since: 1998

Natalie O.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch children grow and develop throughout the years

Teaching since: 2002

Audrey J.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: They are able to show their independence and are constantly trying to figure things out. I love watching the wheels turn in their heads!

Teaching since: 1995

Linda H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being able to watch them learn and grow. They are so full of love and always ready to explore.

Teaching since: 2011

Michael S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love the interactions and conversations that bring such joy to the classroom each day!

Teaching since: 2011

Elise D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Of their creativity and thought processes as they explore the world around them

Teaching since: 2013

Rachel F.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: When they make their milestones of learning something and they are so excited to tell you.

Teaching since: 2015

Mary H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children because each day is different. I love being there for each milestone and their playful energy is contagious!!

Teaching since: 2015

Sarah D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching children learn a new skill!

Teaching since: 2007

Gema P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children to be a part of their developmental milestones and I never get tired of hearing their laughter.

Teaching since: 2018

Rikki W.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Children learn and grow so much in their first year and I love getting to be apart of the learning. I really enjoy supporting them!

Teaching since: 2018

Jennifer M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children as you have the opportunity to see how much they learn and grow in a short period of time.

Teaching since: 2018

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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.

“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

“Dear Natalie, We would like to thank you for all your dedication with Elizabeth. She has learned so many things in your class, and she surprises us every week with good habits she has learn at Bright Horizons. We really appreciate you. Thank you! Nidia, Gabriel, and Elizabeth.”

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Nidia

“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

“Dear Audrey, You are such a great teacher. Elizabeth is very happy in your class, and she has learned a lot. She loves the cooking classes, and now she likes to cook with me and dad at home. Thank you for teaching her good values and habits. Thank you for all your hard work, patience, and dedication. Your efforts are highly appreciated! Nidia, Gabriel, and Elizabeth.”

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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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