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Webinar May 18: “I Don’t Believe You Did That!” Understanding Yourself and the Child With Challenging Behavior

May 3, 2017

Please join the Bright Spaces program at 2 pm EDT on May 18  for a presentation by Barbara Kaiser, co-author of Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively. If you’re like most of us, you feel frustrated and defeated when confronted with a child with challenging behaviors. This webinar begins by understanding yourself …Read More

Debi Hart Joins Foundation Team as Director of Outreach & Engagement

May 17, 2017

Debi Hart has moved from the Bright Horizons Center Client Relations Team to a new role with the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children – Director of Outreach & Engagement – effective May 15. “Debi joined Bright Horizons 17 years ago and is a champion of the HEART principles and the Bright Horizons Mission,” say Foundation …Read More

Trauma-informed Teaching and Design Strategies: A New Paradigm

April 27, 2017

Ileen Schwartz-Henderson, National Director of Bright Spaces You have a new child in your classroom. Her name is Celia, and when you meet her, she averts her eyes. She never speaks in class or to other children, puts her head on her desk during lessons and seems to be off in her own world, unreachable. You …Read More

Foundation Executive Director Becky Bowman to Retire

March 24, 2017

Becky Bowman, Executive Director of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, will retire on April 7, 2017. “Becky is a true champion for children. Her compassion for those in need knows no bounds, just like her unwavering commitment to quality programs that serve families,” said Gary O’Neil, Chairman of the Foundation Board and SVP, Employee, …Read More

Bright Space Honors Long-Time Employee

December 8, 2016

Three Bright Space were created at David’s House in Lebanon, NH, through donations of friends, family, and colleagues in memory of Mary Bresadola, who passed away in August 2015 after a valiant battle with ovarian cancer. She was a long-time employee of Bright Horizons, joining the company in 1990 as a center director. Mary dedicated …Read More

Volunteers Impact Hundreds of Children in Boston Area

November 30, 2016

Bright Horizons employees know how to give back. Recently, around 70 volunteers from the Watertown, MA, Bright Horizons office went to Cradles to Crayons to volunteer. The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children also presented a $1,000 Gleason Grant to Cradles to Crayons in recognition of these volunteers’ work. “Through your service at two shifts in the …Read More

It is National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

November 14, 2016

As leaders of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children who represent thousands of Bright Horizons® volunteers, donors, sponsors, and partners, we encourage you to read this letter. November 12-20 is  National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week (#hhweek) As we prepare to gather together with those we love to give thanks for our health and homes and …Read More

New Outdoor Bright Space Created by Greenman Award Winner Linda Oury

October 20, 2016

Children at New Moms, a homeless shelter for moms and children in Chicago, have a new safe and secure green oasis outside Bright Space with enough interesting activities to keep children engaged while parents can relax. During the last two years, Linda Oury, Vice President of Marketing Operations for Bright Horizons, has been working in partnership …Read More

Special Memorial Bright Space Refurbished in Massachusetts

September 29, 2016

It was in 2008, that the Bright Horizons Client Relations Team decided to create one of our Bright Spaces® in a community near the Home Office in Watertown. After touring many places, the team partnered with Parenting Journey* in Somerville, MA, recognizing that a Bright Space would truly impact the space, making it cozier and …Read More

Pathways Bright Space Opens in Partnership with kettlebells4kids and CrossFit New England

September 20, 2016

Our newest Bright Space recently opened in the South Middlesex Opportunity Council’s Pathways Family Shelter in Massachusetts. The Bright Space was the result of a partnership between kettlebells4kids, an organization that raises awareness and funds to support the growing issue of child homelessness in the U.S., and CrossFit New England. Each year, together with The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, …Read More

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