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Bright Horizons
We providing individualized, age-appropriate curriculum in a loving and nurturing environment. Serving ages 6 weeks-5 years. Multiple locations throughout DC, MD, VA. ,

NAEYC accredited early childhood education, before- and after-school and summer camp at 9 locations in MD & DC. Creative, nurturing and fun curriculum. Nonprofit since 1976. 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. 8 weeks to grade 6. , 301-654-5339.


Camp Olympia Country Day School
A well-rounded nursery school for children ages 2-6. Accredited with the State of Maryland Department of Education. Unique setting for outdoor exploration. Extended day. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Ages 2-6. , 5511 Muncaster Mill Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-926-9281.

Crossway Montessori School
An accredited Montessori program with extended hours. Includes breakfast program, 14-acre grounds, age-appropriate playgrounds and an accredited kindergarten. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 3 months-K., 3015 Upton Dr., Kensington, MD, 301-929-2505.

Kiddie Academy of Gaithersburg
A leading provider of education-based child care programs, summer camps and more. Now enrolling for the summer 2015 season! Our proprietary Life Essentials curriculum focuses on social and emotion character education, and physical and cognitive outcomes. 6 weeks-12 years. , 15895 Gaither Dr., Gaithersburg, MD, 301-978-7468.

Little Genius Montessori Center
Accelerated academic curriculum. Validated Montessori program. Immersion/Bilingual (Mandarin/English), stellar music program. Family style nutritious lunch. Beautiful, sunny facility. Ages 18 months-6 years. Rockville/Potomac/Gaithersburg. , 14315 Marian Dr., Rocvkille, MD, 301-738-7851.

Manor Montessori School
AMI Montessori program celebrating 45+ years, for preschool to third grade. Academic curriculum, art, music, Spanish, PE and free play. Limited transportation. Extended day. Summer camp. 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Three locations; Potomac, Rockville & Bethesda. , 301-299-7400.

St. James Children's School
Owned by St. James Episcopal Church, we have been nurturing and educating young children since 1993. Full- & part-time options, year-round, or school-year only. MSDE approved kindergarten. Personal attention and hands-on learning. 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Ages 2 months-kindergarten. ,, 11815 Seven Locks Rd., Potomac, MD, 301-762-3246.

Top Hat Montessori
Top Hat Montessori provides a stimulating, nurturing environment where your child will grow with confidence, curiosity and a love of learning. 6:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. Ages 2 months-kindergarten. ,, 18243A Flower Hill Way, Gaithersburg, MD, 240-813-0713.


Academy of Christian Education
An academically accelerated school. ACE strives to provide the absolute best for your child. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Age 3-Grade 6. , 1608-A Michael Faraday Ct, Reston, VA, 703-471-2132.

BeanTree Ashburn Campus
BeanTree Learning is Northern Virginia's premier private school for early childhood education. Fully accredited, BeanTree's Ashburn, VA campus offers educational programs led by a team of experienced, degreed educators. 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Infants-preK. , 43629 Greenway Corp. Dr., Ashburn, VA, 571-223-3110.

BeanTree Westfields Campus
BeanTree Learning's Westfield Campus offers unprecedented educational offerings for children in every stage of development. Plus, BeanTree provides a robust before- and after-school care program and full-day adventure camp during the summer. 6:30 a.m.- 7 p.m. Infants-kindergarten. , 5003 Westone Plaza, Chantilly, VA, 703-961-8222.

Congressional Schools of Virginia
For more than 20 years, Congressional has offered the best in child care options for infants and toddlers. Set on a beautiful 40-acre campus, our "Bright Beginnings" program is designed to nurture the physical, emotional and cognitive needs of children. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Infants-Grade 8. ,, 3229 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church, VA, 703-533-9711.

Early Years Montessori School
Ages 2-6. Academics based on Montessori method of education. School open year-round with summer program and day care. Full- and half-day programs. Extended day. , 3241 Brush Dr., Falls Church, VA, 703-237-0264.

FAZ Creative Education Child Care
English, French, Spanish, Arabic. Infant/Toddler: Birth-2 1/2. Preschool: 2 1/2-5. School Age: 5-7. 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. , 1776 Old Meadow Rd., McLean, VA, 703-848-8822.

The Gardner School
We are an academically focused early childhood education for ages 6 weeks-5 years. At The Gardner School, we have created a rich learning environment that will stimulate your child's physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. , 2655 West Ox Rd., Herndon, VA, 703-567-6939.

Nysmith School for the Gifted
Nysmith offers a specialized program for inquisitive children in a loving, stress-free environment. Daily French, computer, science. 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Serving ages 4 years-Grade 8. , 13625 Eds Dr., Herndon, VA, 703-713-3332.

The Pavilion at BeanTree
The Pavilion at BeanTree in Ashburn offers comprehensive programs for school age students with a fully accredited half- and full-day private kindergarten program., before- and after- school and summer/holiday camp. The Pavilion Sports Academy offers volleyball training for all skill ldevels, ages 6-16. , 43635 Greenway Corp. Dr., Ashburn, VA, 571-223-3113.

Reston Montessori
An environment where intellectual abilities and self-esteem grow hand-in-hand, where imagination and curiosity are cultivated. Partial day, school day, extended day. Ages 3 months-Grade 6. ,, 1928 Isaac Newton Sq., W., Reston, VA, 703-481-2922.

Sunset Hills Montessori School
Sunset Hills Montessori School, offering quality Montessori education in Reston for 20 years. Ages 18 months-12 years. Please visit website to schedule a tour. , 11180 Ridge Heights Rd., Reston, VA, 703-476-7477.


The Franklin Montessori School
Forest Hills Campus
Based on the Montessori concept of education, our program includes a full range of cultural experiences, including drama, music, nature studies, cooking, art and field trips. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 3 months-6 years. , 4473 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 202-966-7747.


AML Domestic Services, LLC
Full- or part-time. Live-in/out. Nannies, housekeepers, chefs, caregivers, house cleaners, gardeners, personal assistants. Serving the Washington DC metropolitan area. , 703-822-9120.

B & G Regal Domestics, Inc.
We provide upscale nannies as well as the full range of high-end domestic assistance. Our applicants are fully screened and personally interviewed. ,, P.O. Box 34557, Bethesda, MD, 301-770-4995.

CHI Au Pair USA Program
Carefully screened and trained legal au pairs from over 50 countries. Live-in, flexible, affordable child care with local support. U.S. Government sponsored. , 703-528-5152.

Child and Family Services
Arlington, VA
The primary goals of programs in the Child and Family Services Division are to prevent abuse, neglect or exploitation of children and to promote the self-sufficiency of families by providing services that preserve and strengthen families. , 703-228-1598.

Fairfax County Child Care Central
Visit our website to search for child care close to your home or office. ,

Loudoun County's Child Care Connection
Visit our website to find child care, resources, provider training and information about the Child Care Fair. , 703-777-0100.

Parent Encouragement Program (PEP)
PEP is a nonprofit, educational organization established in 1982, providing classes, events and other educational resources to parents. , 10100 Connecticut Ave., Kensington, MD, 301-929-8824. is a household employment payroll and tax service. We assist families hiring nannies, housekeepers, nurses and other domestic employees to remain compliant with Federal and State taxing authorities. ,, 703-819-9796.

Prince George's Child Resource Center, Inc.
Prince George's County Center helps create healthy and nurturing environments for children by supporting their families and educating their caregivers. ,

Rosemount Center
Rosemount Center provides early childhood education and family support services to pregnant women, infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children and their families in its center-based and home-based programs. ,, 2000 Rosemount Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 202-265-9885.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge
Find resources, directories and Head Start programs near you. ,

UrbanSitter is an online resource to find sitters recommended by people you know--so you feel secure in hiring someone you trust. ,,

Virginia Department of Social Services ,