Welcome to Bright Horizons at the American Center

Meet the Center Director

Laura Fishbune

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 608-825-6009

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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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Meet Our Teaching Team

Nancy V.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because I enjoy molding children into who they will become in the future.

Teaching since: 2010

Becky S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: They are so full of life. Each experience is a new one and seeing them grow is amazing.

Teaching since: 2013

Nicole C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love developing partnerships with children and their families in order to help them grow and develop. Each day is a new adventure and so rewarding.

Teaching since: 2003

Nicole B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: You never know what they are going say; they always make me laugh and smile.

Teaching since: 2009

Amanda W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to hear the stories children have to share. Their imaginations can create some very detailed stories.

Teaching since: 2008

Elizabeth W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because I am able to see the children's faces when they are learning and expanding their minds.

Teaching since: 2014

Saher J.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: To watch them grow and experience new things.

Teaching since: 2013

Sarah A.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see their excitement and energy that comes from learning something new!

Teaching since: 2012

Taryn G.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to encourage them to try new things!

Teaching since: 2007

Jennifer A.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because I love to see children develop and grow every day!

Teaching since: 2015

Wanda V.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy guiding children in discovering new things around them!

Teaching since: 2000

Amanda B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching them learn and grow!

Teaching since: 2005

Lekeisha M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because it is an awesome feeling to know I have an impact on children's lives.

Teaching since: 2016

Alyssa S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love knowing I can make a difference in a child's life at an early age.

Teaching since: 2015

Katie G.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching them grow and learn new things!

Teaching since: 2012

Colleen R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to watch them learn and grow each day individually and it keeps me young.

Teaching since: 1999

Carleigh T.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch the children grow and use their imagination

Teaching since: 2011

Melissa L.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy helping children reach their developmental milestones

Teaching since: 2016

Nichelle H.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because children are little scientists. They are discovering the world around them, and being able to help guide them is so rewarding.

Teaching since: 2017

Jordan M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy getting to know all of the different personalities

Teaching since: 2017

Danay C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: There is nothing better than seeing the joy a child feels once they learn something new, wether it's reading, writing, or an action move.

Teaching since: 2010

Anita P.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because children are like wet clay, so it is the teachers responsibility to mold them and make them a great person.

Teaching since: 2017

Elizabeth H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because I enjoy sparkling a lifelong love for learning and exploration.

Teaching since: 2017

Kaela W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching because the children always bring a smile to my face. They always look on the bright side of things and they are so creative.

Teaching since: 2018

Nicole L.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to work with the children and families. Being part of children's learning is fulfilling, enjoyable, and rewarding.

Teaching since: 2013

Jacob S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching children because I enjoy watching the children learn from the lessons I am teaching, during these important developmental years.

Teaching since: 2017

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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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Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

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 Miss Nicole (Preschool A) for all you do. You are truly amazing with the kids and Ryley and I both adore you. You make such a difference - thanks for all you do!”

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Melissa

“Miss Nicole (Preschool A) is an outstanding teacher. My daughter and I adore Miss Nicole. She knows each child's specific personality and is able to make transitions throughout the day go smoothly by knowing how to comfort them and their specific needs. She is always cheerful and motivated!”

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Melissa

“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

“Thank you Miss Keisha for being a great teacher! Ryley loves telling me about the different books you read. Your patience with the kids is amazing! Thank you for all you do!”

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Melissa

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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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