On-Site Child Care Center
Providing Early Education to Growing Minds
On-site child care and early education is available at North Oaks. The
facility, which is owned by North Oaks, is managed by Bright Horizons
Family Solutions of Watertown, Massachusetts and is licensed by the Louisiana
State Department of Social Services Bureau of Licensing as a Class “A”
Child Care Center. The center meets state-mandated child-to-teacher ratios
with 25+ educators and often surpasses these requirements.
Safe and Nurturing Environment
Bright Horizons offers a safe and nurturing environment for children ages
6 weeks to 12 years. Childcare costs with Bright Horizons are payroll
deductible for North Oaks employees, and discounts are given on sibling
Tailored Curriculum Designed for Engagement
Bright Horizons’ curriculum,
The World at their Fingertips®, is a unique curriculum designed to engage children at each age level in
active learning that prepares them for school, while helping them achieve
their individual potential and fostering a spirit of community. Built
around extensive research, current technology and developmentally appropriate
instruction, the curriculum introduces concepts of math, science, language,
culture, environment, art and health.
Great Places for Babies
This program provides a warm, welcoming environment where babies can thrive
and grow from a bundle of joy to a bundle of curiosity. Emphasis is placed
on creating a loving, healthy and safe place for your child to feel secure.
Nurturing child development professionals are responsible for your baby’s
prime times: those critical one-to-one moments of caring, playing and
The Growing World of Toddlers
Hands-on exploration and social interactions are used to help your child
learn about the world in a safe and engaging environment. Through the
guidance of our experienced teachers, toddlers succeed in a program designed
to meet their individual ages and stages.
Ready for School
To help prepare children to meet the expectations of elementary school,
this program engages children intellectually, physically, emotionally
and socially. Preschool and Kindergarten Prep classrooms encourage children
to learn through hands-on exploration guided by teachers who inspire curiosity
and creative thinking. The goal is to produce well-rounded, confident
children with the ability to solve problems, make decisions and engage
with others. The program follows the standards set by our local school system.
Committed to Fostering Critical Thinking & Creativity
The Bright Horizons family of child care centers provides the best practices
in childcare and early education as established by the National Association
for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Each Bright Horizons employee completes a minimum of 24 hours of continuing
education per year (surpassing the 12 hours required by the Bureau of
Licensing) and maintains certification in CPR and first aid for infants
Children are provided three nutritious meals daily, and a morning and afternoon
snack. Our menus are designed by a registered dietitian and meet USDA
guidelines. Parent of infants provide formula and baby food for their children.
Get in Touch with Bright Horizons Today
Bright Horizons is open Monday through Friday from 5:30 a.m. – 7:30
p.m. Our office can be reached at (985) 230-6408. We close for New Year’s
Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.