About Us

Professional Teaching

We promote learning through creativity.

Fully Equipped

We supply everything needed to promote a fun and creative environment.

Fun Environment

We create the best learning environment with fun and happy activities for all students.

Caring Environment

We supply all our children with care and love.

Our Mission Statement

The Mission of Bright Beginnings Child Care Center is to provide a comfortable, loving and nurturing environment in which children can play, learn and grow. This will be your child’s happy home away from home.

Our Services

Bright Beginnings Child Care Center will service children from 8 weeks to 5 years old. The infants, toddlers and preschoolers will be separated for age appropriate activities and learning to take place. We will encourage social skills through interactions and communication. We will promote learning through creativity, instructional play and age appropriate curriculum comparable to preschools.

Experienced Teachers

Our great staff is composed of individuals trained in all areas of care for your children.

Love & Care

Love and care are the core principles of Bright Beginnings Child Care Center. Your children will be loved and cared for as family would. This ensures that children will develop emotionally and socially.

Delicious Food

Breakfast, lunch, and snack will be provided (except for children with food allergies). All meals are pre- approved by a nutritionist to meet healthy eating standards. No pork will be served.

Hours Of Operation

The hours of operation are from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM Monday thru Friday.

Physical Activity

Physical activity is important to a child's growth and health.

Fun Games

Games help with social interaction and mental growth.

Our School Gallery

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Contact Us

Contact us and we will setup an appointment to discuss your child's enrollment.

Qualified Teachers

Our great staff is composed of individuals trained in all areas of care for your children.

Rhonda Hood

Rhonda Hood

Director and Lead Teacher

Graduate of Schenectady County Community College and SUNY at Albany; Associate degree in Human Services (minor in psychology and sociology); Bachelor’s degree in English (minor in early childhood education); Family group child care provider for 15 years; foster parent for New York State for 10 years.

Chene` Gary

Chene` Gary

Lead Teacher

Graduate of SUNY at Cobleskill and SUNY at Albany: Associate Degree in Business Administration; Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology; 4 years of experience in child care facilities

Dawn Bobbitt

Dawn Bobbitt

Assistant Teacher

Family Group Child Care Director for 18 years; Home Care attendant for 20 years.

LaVerne Vessells

LaVerne Vessells

Assistant Teacher

Home health aide for 5 years. Family group child care assistant for 7 years.

Bright Beginnings


  • Monday-Friday7:30am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday, SundayClosed

Get in Touch

Contact us for more information

  • 2469 Albany St.
    Schenectady, NY 12304
  • 518-280-3003
  • brightbccc1@gmail.com