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New Daycare and Preschool Opens in West Hartford

Bright & Early has now opened on Albany Avenue in West Hartford. Submitted photo

Bright & Early has opened on Albany Avenue in West Hartford, and will offer a free month to all who enroll by Jan. 21.

Bright & Early has now opened on Albany Avenue in West Hartford. Submitted photo


A new Bright & Early daycare and preschool location has opened in town to offer parents of infants and young children a choice in early care and learning. 

The Bright & Early learning centers, which are open all year, Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. through 6 p.m., offer nurturing care and educational guidance for children 6 weeks to 5 years. To celebrate the opening of this new location, the center is offering a free month to new families who enroll children before Jan. 21, 2019, as well as a free teddy bear to children who tour the preschool with their families.

Bright & Early includes dedicated areas for infants, toddlers and pre-school-aged children, in a secure environment. In addition to vibrant classrooms that encourage personal, social, cognitive and creative skills, the learning center includes an indoor gym, award-winning playgrounds, and a B&E Individualized School Readiness Curriculum.

The infant program is designed to offer thoughtful on-demand attention, while the young toddlers program invites exploration, curiosity and investigation. Older toddlers are introduced to reading, art and science, and they enjoy plenty of play time. 

Preschool age children are exposed to activities that build their creativity and musical aptitude, along with their math and reading abilities.

“We are excited to bring our proven learning centers to West Hartford families and invite everyone to take a tour and see firsthand what we are all about,” said Nicole Botticello, director of Bright & Early’s West Hartford location. “Our team of hard-working teachers is ready to welcome children and families to our community and is grateful for the chance to serve them in this important daycare role.”

The new Bright & Early is located at 2626 Albany Ave. in West Hartford. Other locations are in Middletown, North Branford and Old Saybrook.

Founded in 1997 by Connecticut entrepreneur April Lukasik, Bright & Early was created to be a child care and early education solution for working families. The nurturing and scholastic environment was designed to awaken young minds through personalized programs and curriculum. Lukasik was named U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2018 Person of the Year Award for the state of Connecticut and is an active member of the local business community.

For more information, visit the Bright & Early website.

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Bright & Early has now opened on Albany Avenue in West Hartford. Submitted photo

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