ur faculty is our greatest asset. This faculty has been selected for their dedication to young children and their education and experience. We have on staff a registered nurse, teachers certified in elementary education or early childhood and teacher assistants. Our staff is certified in CPR. All faculty members participate in extensive professional development throughout the year. They are creative, enthusiastic and sincere lovers of children.
Director / Owner
Shannon has been with Bright Ideas for almost 26 years. She has been a classroom teacher as well as an administrator. She holds an Associate’s Degree in early childhood and a Bachelor’s Degree in communication. She and her husband Keith own Bright Ideas.
Keith works full time at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) as a project manager. He is typically at the school in the afternoons and whenever needed!
Lea has been with Bright Ideas since it first opened in 1991. Lea has been a lead teacher with every age group in our center. Her years of experience here makes her a perfect match for our afternoon supervisor position.
CiCi Miller Dunn
CiCi began as a school parent. She joined our team in 2021. She has taught Pre-K in Texas as well as run numerous youth programs and summer camps in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Toddler One Teacher
Toddler Two Teacher