Welcome to Bright Horizons at West 8th

Meet the Center Director

Bridget Millar

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 206-624-6360

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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

Lina J.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Children give you energy and keep you young.

Teaching since: 2009

Danielle S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: As a teacher, I am inspired by how kind and loving children can be. I am also inspired by how honest and true they can be to themselves and others.

Teaching since: 2009

Angela H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching them grow and learn to do new things.

Teaching since: 2003

Richard M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because I know that every second in the classroom is time well spent; there are no wasted days when you are a teacher.

Teaching since: 2010

Cherie B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because you can find something to laugh about each day with the children and they always have the funniest stories to share.

Teaching since: 2004

Lena M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because I love to watch the children grow and learn new skills.

Teaching since: 1992

Maryan K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I am inspired by the children and their families. I am glad to be a part of this great center and work with children and their families.

Teaching since: 2009

Melanie H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to teach children little life lessons and skills. It always teaches me to see everything from a more patient and thoughtful perspective.

Teaching since: 2006

Ying L.

Support Staff

I love teaching because: I want to make a positive difference in the lives of the children in my care.

Teaching since: 2015

Michelle A.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love working with children because I get to see them grow and develop is a short amount of time.

Teaching since: 2014

Emily B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being there for a child as they learn words and to support them as they form strong bonds and make new friends.

Teaching since: 2017

Byanu B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy helping children explore their environment with friends and teachers. The explosion of language at this age is amazing.

Teaching since: 2000

Sarah C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to help children see themselves as learners and I think this starts at a very early age.

Teaching since: 2002

Kesan H.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Growing and experiencing life through song, art and play is so exciting and rewarding. I am inspired by learning in all of its forms.

Teaching since: 2009

Iulia G.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because it allows me to be creative every day.

Teaching since: 2016

Megan C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy helping students develop into the best possible versions of themselves so they can grow and be successful.

Teaching since: 2017

Doris Z.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I truly love children and teaching them. It keeps me learning new things every day. It is also fun and requires lots of creativity.

Teaching since: 2017

Jazmine W.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I believe it is my calling to help children learn and excel in all that they do.

Teaching since: 2016

Dominique H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: they have great imaginations. Children are so innocent and their ideas will bring a smile to my face.

Teaching since: 2017

Elizabeth D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to teach them new ideas, concepts, their potential and how they can make the world a great and caring place.

Teaching since: 2014

Cheryl B.

Support Staff

I love teaching because: I love to see the children excited and happy as I watch them learn and grow.

Teaching since: 1997

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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.

“Hey Megan and Cherie, Thanks for being wonderful teachers to Ahaan, and excellent role models. Appreciate all that you do for him and us. Cheers Praveen & Melinda”

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Praveen & Melinda

“Richard is such a wonderful teacher and friend to our son, Nicky. We really appreciate him!”

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Anh & Chris

“Hey Bridget and Michelle, Thank you for growing Ahaan through the terrible 2's and making it unterrifying, and so much fun! He has learnt so much in the past year, all thanks to you both! Thanks Praveen and Melinda”

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Praveen & Melinda

“Thank you to teacher Cherie and teacher Megan for caring for my child! Thank you for your hard-work and devotion to kids! We appreciate you!”

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Michelle Pickard

“Thank you, Danielle, for all your years of care, friendship, and fun, for our son, Nicky. You're the best!”

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Anh & Chris

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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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