Welcome to Bright Horizons at Short Pump

Meet the Center Director

Lucinda Weichman

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 804-360-4765

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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 Camp

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Gail M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I am rewarded on a daily basis by seeing all of the growth and development that each child endures during their first year.

Teaching since: 1996

Jennifer A.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Watching children grow and smile bring joy to my heart!

Teaching since: 2006

Deborah R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Parenting/Sunday School Teacher. I enjoy teaching children because I love seeing their smiling faces when they accomplish a task.

Teaching since: 2012

Kelly C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Infant/Toddler CDA. I enjoy teaching because I like watching them smile, grow and develop.

Teaching since: 2009

Catherine V.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: they love to learn. They want to learn everything you have to offer them. It is very rewarding and I live to see them feel good and to be proud of themselves.

Teaching since: 1995

Mya R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love learning about children's backgrounds and cultural differences.

Teaching since: 2010

Derrhyl D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to show children that they can be anything they want and can do anything they set their minds to.

Teaching since: 2009

Sarah S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: B.S. in Sociology with a minor in Theatre/Art. I enjoy teaching because the children keep me focused, active and happy.

Teaching since: 2010

Sukana I.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I like having a positive impact on children.

Teaching since: 2014

Mary S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Bachelors of Science in Nursing. I love seeing emerging personalities and how children engage in the world around them.

Teaching since: 1995

Kenneth K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Kids are very honest and funny individuals. I want to assist in molding the future and help to produce great citizens.

Teaching since: 2015

Matisha W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Associates Degree in Social Science. I enjoy teaching because children are inquisitive, bring joy to each day and are eager and excited to learn.

Teaching since: 2003

Shannon M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy making a difference in the lives of children each day.

Teaching since: 2016

Afrin R.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It makes me happy to see the children learn new things.

Teaching since: 2005

Isha H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy teaching all ages of children and watching them grow!

Teaching since: 2013

Shanell C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: They are so much fun, loving, and forgiving!

Teaching since: 2008

Keysha R S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: B.S. in Communications. I enjoy teaching children because I enjoy watching them learn and grow.

Teaching since: 2000

Hailey I.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Associates in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy teaching children because I love their bright smiles and watching them grow and develop.

Teaching since: 2017

Ashley L.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Working toward a degree in Early Childhood Development.

Teaching since: 2012

Rosina E.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Associates in Early Childhood Development. I enjoy teaching because children are exciting, loving and different each day.

Teaching since: 2000

Bailey K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing children grow in knowledge!

Teaching since: 2013

Bobby S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Bachelors and Masters in History. I enjoy learning and teaching others. My passion is reading to children.

Teaching since: 2016

Hannah P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It's a pleasure and such fun to watch children grow!

Teaching since: 2014

Jennifer P.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: My passion is working with children!

Teaching since: 2016

Santina A.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: BA in music from Virginia State. I enjoy making connections with children!

Teaching since: 2013

Alexa M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy the excitement and joy children bring to my life!

Teaching since: 2010

Alyssa J.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy getting to watch the children grow in the most rewarding job!

Teaching since: 2012

Kristan R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy giving back, especially with children!

Teaching since: 2012

Jaide J.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Pursuing a BA in Science; enjoys Junie B. Jones books!

Teaching since: 2016

AnJolique J.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I am pursuing an Associates Degree in General Sciences. I enjoy working and being hands on with the children.

Teaching since: 2011

Crystal A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Pursuing a BA in Elementary Education; enjoys Dr. Seuss books!

Teaching since: 1996

Bianca N.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Pursuing a BA in Science; enjoys Amelia Bedelia books!

Teaching since: 2011

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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

“Everyone around us told us Niki was going to a great teacher in toddler 2 & we had no clue.. until we met you at the intake session! I am so glad she has you as her teacher. Ur positive disposition & confidence rubbed off on us as parents and we are looking forward to great leanings for Niki :-)”

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Shweta & Vinesh

“It takes big heart and patience to teach little ones and be a role model for my son. Thank you for your great effort and work to inspire and teach to do better each and every day. Aarav is lucky to have you in his class!!”

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Rishma Patel

“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

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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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