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A new outdoor Bright Space in Waltham, MA

June 28, 2017

Congratulations to Jane Gibbons, Project Manager of the Bright Spaces Program, and her volunteer team on the completion of her very own outdoor #BrightSpace project at a shelter in Waltham, MA, where Jane has been volunteer for Horizons for Homeless Children at this location for many years. The remodeling included replacing and reorienting the play structure to make more space …Read More

Announcing New Partnership with Too Small to Fail

June 23, 2017

We are excited to announce our new partnership with Too Small to Fail, a public awareness and action campaign promoting talking, reading, and singing with young children to promote early brain and language development. Too Small to Fail is a joint initiative of the Clinton Foundation and The Opportunity Institute. Our partnership will include using …Read More

Goldman Sachs Makes Puppets for Children

June 15, 2017

Back in April, Goldman Sachs participated in conducting a Brightening Lives Activity at locations nationwide for their Bring your Child to Work Day. The children of the employees had a great time creating the puppets and theaters that were then delivered to local Bright Spaces. They also enjoyed writing cards to go to the children …Read More

New Hope Names Foundation ‘Volunteer Partner of the Year’

June 7, 2017

The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children received the “Volunteer Partner of the Year” Award from New Hope, Inc., of Attleboro, MA. The award was accepted by Jane Gibbons, Bright Space Project Manager, on behalf of the Foundation. With the financial support of Kettlebells4kids, volunteers from Bright Horizons at Foxboro opened a Bright Space playroom for …Read More

Bright Space Opens in Partnership with kettlebells4kids

Welcome to our new Bright Space at New Hope, Inc., a shelter serving sexual and domestic violence victims in Attleboro, MA. This Bright Space is the third Bright Space we have opened with our partner Kettlebells4kids. Thanks especially to Amanda Chace and CrossFit Torque and to Emily Bascom and her staff at Bright Horizons at …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

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

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

New Bright Space Offers Areas for Supervised Visitation

March 15, 2017

Check out this new Bright Space created by #BrightHorizons Brookfield Academy for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for supervised visitation. This area started out as a big empty room and was transformed into several more intimate and enjoyable Bright Spaces for everyone! Great job! No related posts.

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