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Brightside Academy Ohio – Broadway approved as PRE4CLE Provider

We are proud to announce that the Brightside Academy Ohio - Broadway location was approved to be a PRE4CLE Provider on Friday, February 1, 2019! This is an amazing accomplishment and demonstration of the Broadway team's commitment to improving the quality of their programming! PRE4CLE is a plan to ensure all 3- and 4-year-old children in Cleveland have access to a high-quality preschool by: Increasing the number of high-quality preschools in ClevelandHelping preschool providers improve their quality ratingConnecting families to quality preschool programs Additionally, PRE4CLE partners with Cleveland preschool programs [...]

By |2019-02-13T21:24:33+00:00February 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brightside Academy Ohio – Broadway approved as PRE4CLE Provider

Brightside Academy Ohio – Northern Lights Earns Step Up to Quality 2-Star Award

The Brightside Academy Ohio - Northern Lights in Columbus, Ohio has earned Step Up to Quality 2-Star Award for excellence by the Ohio Department of Education. “Earning the Step Up to Quality 2 -Star Award has been a team effort and we are grateful that the state recognizes our program that serves early learners as quality rated,” said Darnisha Allen, Academy Director. The Step Up To Quality is a five–star quality rating and improvement system that administered by ODE and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The program [...]

By |2019-02-22T02:28:52+00:00February 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brightside Academy Ohio – Northern Lights Earns Step Up to Quality 2-Star Award

Brightside Academy Ohio holds Turkey Giveaway

Brightside Academy Ohio decided to share a little holiday cheer by hosting a Turkey Giveaway at the St. Clair location on Thursday, December 20th. Brightside Academy Ohio in conjunction with the Cleveland Food Bank and the City of Cleveland distributed over 100 frozen turkeys and other holiday food staples to all Brightside Academy Ohio – St. Clair families, who signed up to receive. Brightside Academy Ohio’s goal was to bring their families together and give beyond the child care and educational services that their children receive daily. Courtney Harris, Brightside Academy Ohio [...]

By |2018-12-24T14:49:06+00:00December 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brightside Academy Ohio holds Turkey Giveaway

Brightside Academy Ohio participates in the Cuyahoga County Fathers Walk 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018 was an amazing day for families at Brightside Academy Ohio. Fathers and father figures from all our Brightside Academy Ohio locations accompanied their children to school as they participated in the Cuyahoga County Annual Fathers Walk event. Our kids and their family were ecstatic. The Fathers Walk is sponsored by the Cuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative. The mission is create a healthy engagement between fathers, male mentors and their children by bringing them to school and creating valuable time together. This year, we honored dad by rolling out [...]

By |2018-10-15T01:01:53+00:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brightside Academy Ohio participates in the Cuyahoga County Fathers Walk 2018

Brightside Academy Ohio Partners with TheraPeds

Did you know that is's never too early to help students get on the right track for learning and growing? There are a lot of benefits to early intervention and now Brightside Academy Ohio is adding to every classroom. FREE Speech and Language Services FREE Occupational Therapy We've partnered with TheraPeds to provide speech theray, occupational therapy, physical therapy and behavioral counseling during school hours at no cost to you! TheraPeds will work with you, our Academy children and our teachers to support and to strengthen positive outcomes for each [...]

By |2018-10-15T14:16:48+00:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brightside Academy Ohio Partners with TheraPeds

Tips to Help Overcome Bed Wetting

Bedwetting can be frustrating for everyone involved. Parents and guardians struggle to find a solution to help their child while having to deal with soiled clothes, sheets and mattresses, and sometimes even teasing siblings. Your child can also experience shame if the situation isn’t dealt with compassionately and objectively. Fortunately, there are some Dos and Don’ts that can help you and your child overcome this issue. Do: 1.) Approach the situation empathetically. Understanding that this is embarrassing for your child will help you when talking about it. Referring to it [...]

By |2018-10-04T01:41:38+00:00October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tips to Help Overcome Bed Wetting

The Benefits of After School Care

After school programs are critical for working parents. Many Brightside Academy families have inconsistent work hours and rely on our after-school program to maintain their work schedule. Parents without after-school care may experience stress, distraction, and lower work productivity. According to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency Prevention, 80% of parents agree that their children develop stronger social skills while attending an after-school program. Studies show that there continues to be an unmet demand for after-school programs. Brightside Academy is committed to solving the problem by providing after-school [...]

By |2018-10-04T01:47:21+00:00March 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment