Welcome to Bright Horizons at Commerce Metro Center

Meet the Center Director

Jyotsna Awasthi

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 703-774-3211


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

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond


Meet Our Teaching Team

Miriam R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I can make a difference in a child's life by providing a nurturing environment that is filled with learning opportunities.

Teaching since: 2002

Kanchan S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: " "" it is amazing how infants are growing so fast and we are watching them change and achieve every day. I love how every day is different. Every day we get to see how they have grown so far."""

Teaching since: 2009

Zion E.


I love teaching because: It is very fulfilling and I feel like I am making a diffrenece in the world.

Teaching since: 2014

Shima S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I feel I can make a significant difference in the future of my children and I get the opportunity to learn and research.

Teaching since: 2016

Gloria V.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: The work is rewarding! I love seeing the curiosity of the children when we are learning something new.

Teaching since: 2017

Fatime F.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I feel like I make differences in their lives. I feel good to be with them.

Teaching since: 1980


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.

“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

“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

“We love Ms. Cesia! Sebastian is really thriving in her class and she always has a smile on her face (which is amazing given how challenging he and all kids can be). Thank you so much for caring so much about my son and his development.”



“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

“Ms. Sarah is an amazing resource and genuinely warm person. She gives my husband and I such valuable guidance on how to nurture our kids. We feel very lucky to have her in our kids' lives.”



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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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