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Central Loop is located on the corner of Washington and LaSalle directly across the street from City Hall. We are located on the first floor. When you enter the building walk past security and the elevators. We are the first door on your right hand side. Please press the buzzer to be allowed in. There is limited pay-to-park in front of the building between 9am and 4pm; however, we do validate for 30 minutes of parking at the Self Park Garage (blue sign) which has an entrance on both Washington and Madison. This garage is closest to LaSalle Street, between LaSalle and Wells Street.

Bright Horizons at Chicago Central Loop (33 N. LaSalle)

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About Our Staff

Our experienced staff encourages each child’s individuality in order to promote a positive self image. Bright Horizons teachers are well trained to provide support during the sensitive time of separation from parents and adjustment to a new environment. A primary caregiver is assigned to each child and family to ensure individualized care, good communication, and parent-caregiver partnership.

Meet Our Teachers

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  • Name: Tecora Dureson
  • I Teach: Young Explorers
  • Teaching Since: 2017
  • I love teaching children because: I love working with children, it gives me so much joy to be able to share myself, my skills and talents with young children. My greatest gift in teaching is knowing that I am helping children learn.
  • Favorite Children's Book: The Giving Tree
  • Name: Adelina Morales
  • I Teach: New Adventures (Toddlers)
  • Teaching Since: 2018
  • I love teaching children because: every day is different. The feeling is incredible! I get to make a positive impact on children’s learning and development.
  • Favorite Children's Book: How Do Dinosaurs Eat Cookies?
  • Name: Sade Springfield
  • I Teach: Preschool
  • Teaching Since: 2019
  • I love teaching children because: •of the “ah ha” moments, the “firsts” and the shear excitement and joy in making connections. As famously quoted, “teachers who love teaching, teach children who love learning”. I love being a role model, and helping young minds grow. The idea of teaching for me is that I never stop learning, there is always a continuum.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Something Beautiful
  • Name: Erika Marrerro
  • I Teach: School-Age
  • Teaching Since: 2009
  • I love teaching children because: It allows me to engage and teach our new generation of movers and shakers in society. Being able to interact with children and watch them grow into compassionate, smart, and independent people is a bonus!
  • Favorite Children's Book: A For Activist
  • Name: Tianna Strong
  • I Teach: All rooms- support staff
  • Teaching Since: 2005
  • I love teaching children because: I wholeheartedly enjoy seeing children “get” a concept we had been working on. I love caring for them; I am a nurturer by nature. I believe that I am helping to develop the future adults of the world, our next world leaders.
  • Favorite Children's Book: Please Puppy Please

Center Administration

  • Name: Shari

    Position: Director

    In Education Since: 1991

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: I enjoying working in an environment that gives me the opportunity to grow future early childhood leaders as well as work with children and families everyday.

    Favorite Children's Book: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

  • Name: Shantay

    Position: Assistant Director

    In Education Since: 2009

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: I love knowing I am able to make an impact on children lives. I find great excitment and joy in watching young children learn.

    Favorite Children's Book: The Real Story of the Three Little Pigs

  • Name: Mia

    Position: Education Coordinator

    In Education Since: 2004

    I love working for Bright Horizons because: working in Back-Up I get to see the children grow up and we get to meet lots of families.

    Favorite Children's Book: Calvin Can't Fly