Welcome to Bright Horizons at West Seattle

Meet the Center Director

Lara Canada

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 206-487-3204

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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

Lauren Z.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: there is so much growth and development between the ages of 1 and 2, so many milestones to conquer, so much to explore and learn. I just love being able to see the kids learn and grow

Teaching since: 2012

Malinah C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I am inspired by ehlping young children and understand the concepts of learning new lessons and materials in both school and outside of school.

Teaching since: 2013

Sheila F.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I consider the relationship I have with my families and children to be the utmost of importance, and I am so happy to be part of this extended family.

Teaching since: 1991

Heather R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: it gives me the opportunity to interact with people on different developmental stages of their lives and I enjoy the experience of seeing them grow.

Teaching since: 2011

Gladys R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: "kids love learning even though they don't know it"

Teaching since: 2014

Christa L.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching children reach the specific milestones of child development.

Teaching since: 2008

Yohanna W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I know I can make a difference in a child's life. I want to be a positive influence in their life in both the classroom and in the real world

Teaching since: 2009

Mulkher H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I am inspired by watching children learn and grow every day.

Teaching since: 2010

Hilda C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I have the opportunity to witness children grow and learn, as well as help guide them in this stage of their lives.

Teaching since: 2015

Nimo A.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: being able to provide a nurturing environment for the children and being able to influence their future"

Teaching since: 2010

Dheko A.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to watch the children grow and learn every day

Teaching since: 2014

Teresa G.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: each day you learn something new from the children and you are able to make a difference in children's lives

Teaching since: 2014

Khadija A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: .

Teaching since: 2014

Evelyn G.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: being able to provide a nurturing environment for the children and being able to influence their future

Teaching since: 2016

Brittany M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing the excitement on a child's face when they reach a new level of understanding and watching them get excited to learn"

Teaching since: 2014

Monica V.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: children are the purest form of any aspect of humanity, and I love being a part of the growing process"

Teaching since: 2012

Lupita G.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: "you get to see the children grow, and you are able to be a part of that growth"

Teaching since: 2012

Sumiya E.

Support Staff

I love teaching because: "seeing my students learn and grow"

Teaching since: 2011

Taesha R.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: it's fun to watch the children grow and know that I was a part of that growth"

Teaching since: 2011

Kiana L.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to experience children thrive and grow as independent individuals"

Teaching since: 2014

Zainab A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: kids learn new things everyday, and I love it when I get to be the one that teaches them educational yet exciting things"

Teaching since: 2017

Chanel R.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: children's honesty and creative minds"

Teaching since: 2017

Anh M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: "I have always been in love with children and adored the way they see and learn new things.

Teaching since: 2017

Josephine S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: "I enjoy being a part of a child's learning process"

Teaching since: 2001

Suad M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children, and I love when I teach them new things how excited they are to learn"

Teaching since: 2009

Julie N.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching the kids grow and develop"

Teaching since: 2017

Clarissa O.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: my curiosity to learn more about the world"

Teaching since: 2017

Lillian H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: the growth and rapid development of children"

Teaching since: 2017

Victoria G.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: children are the purest form of any aspect of humanity, and I love being a part of the growing process

Teaching since: 2012

Theresa C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: the energy for life and learning that I see in my kids everyday"

Teaching since: 2008

Cathy K.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: "there is an excitement and joy and suspense in the journey"

Teaching since: 2016

Lillian T.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love kids & the fresh, surprising look they bring to phenomena in the world!"

Teaching since: 2002

ZamZam M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love kids!"

Teaching since: 2004

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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.

“Thank you, Darsitu, for all of your loving care of Lily. You have such a calm and positive demeanor with her and we appreciate you! Thank you for all that you do!”

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Emily and Brandon

“A SPECIAL THANK YOU for being Corinne's 1st Teacher. She lights up every time she sees you and we appreciate all the love you have for her. We are so lucky to still have you in Corinne's life (& ours)! <3”

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Mel, John & Corinne

“Thank you, Serena, for all of the time you spend with Lily. Her big gummies for you speak volumes about how awesome you are! Thank you for your great energy!”

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Emily and Brandon

“Thank you, Mulkher, for being so sweet to Lily and for all of your patience and kindness!”

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Emily and Brandon

“Thank you Sadiyo for your tender heart and your kindness to Lily. She adores you and loves the time you spend with her. Thank you for your dedication to giving amazing care!”

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Emily and Brandon

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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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