Council of Contributing Experts and Advisors

Bright Horizons’ Council of Contributing Experts and Advisors is comprised of thought leaders and scholars in the field of early childhood care and learning and teacher/leader development. This esteemed group of individuals serves as a sounding board for the Education and Development department, thus ensuring our early education programs and curriculum are aligned with contemporary research in early learning and neuroscience, current trends in early childhood education, and the highest standards of quality.

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Watch members of Bright Horizons’ Council of Contributing Experts and Advisors discuss the work they do, how they started in early childhood, a go-to resource they would recommend, and more!

  • Dr. Calvin E. Moore, Jr.

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  • Dr. Nermeen Dashoush

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  • Nancy Rosenow

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  • Dr. Nefertiti B. Poyner

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Dr. Calvin E. Moore, Jr.

Dr. Calvin Moore, Jr. is the Chief Executive Office of the Council for Professional Recognition. He is the first CEO to have earned a CDA. He previously served on the Council’s governing board and has previously held senior roles directing federal and state departments that improve outcomes for underserved children and families. 

“Teachers make every other profession possible.”


- Dr. Nefertiti B. Poyner

“The greatest gift we can give children is a love of learning.”


- Nancy Rosenow

“When everyone can see themselves in their leaders, their dreams get bigger.”


- Rachel Robertson