CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - SUMMER PROGRAM!

May 31, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 
Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

CMLC Programs Offer:

*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs 

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Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

 

Part Time Infant Opening at Growing Up Roses in NE Portland

May 27, 2016

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Growing Up Roses, a registered in-home child care facility located in the Roseway Neighborhood of North-East Portland, will have one part time opening for an infant (6 weeks - 2 years) or toddler as of June 27th.  This is a Tuesday, Thursday, Friday opening.

At Growing Up Roses children receive attentive and devoted care in a safe and stimulating environment. Children are given the opportunity to learn from open ended play and close interactions with other children and adults. Children thrive when they are connected to their caregivers and their surroundings. At Growing Up Roses we foster the best possible environment for rapidly growing minds by forming meaningful and long-term connections with your children and your family.

Please check out our website at www.growinguproses.com and call or email to set up a tour rylee@growinguproses.com 503-927-3136

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - SUMMER PROGRAM!

May 26, 2016

 

10447122_10152887567361641_6792830113820360939_nCreative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 
Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

CMLC Programs Offer:

*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs 

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Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

NOW ENROLLING!! Peace Tree School, a NE Portland Montessori Preschool enrolling for children 3-5 years old

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Peace Tree School is a Montessori preschool for children 3 months to 5 years. We believe in holistic and personalized education for young children and that respectful care is the best care. Led by two Montessori certified guides, our school strives to serve our families by forming strong partnerships between home and school. Children engage in curriculum that includes ample opportunity for exploration of music, art, movement, gardening, play and self-discovery. A love of learning begins with the confidence that comes from building independence and contributing to a community. 

We offer full-time schedules at two beautifully prepared Montessori preschool homes. Please visit our website at www.peacetreeschool.com to learn more about our school! We can also be reached at peacetreeschool@gmail.come and by contacting Breanne at 503-750-0952

Open House Information coming soon! 

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - NOW ENROLLING FOR SUMMER!

May 24, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 
Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

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Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds. 

 

SWEET RIVER BAMBOO PRESCHOOL & NURSERY NOW ENROLLING FOR SUMMER & FALL! NE PDX. Assistant teacher position available

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Sweet River Bamboo Preschool & Nursery is a LifeWays and Waldorf inspired program nurturing the spirit of childhood. Located in NE Portland, we are a predominantly Waldorf program and take inspiration from Montessori and Reggio philosophies to create an environment that is well balanced and suited to the social/emotional development of the young  child.  

A year round program, we are a small and mindful group of 2 teachers and 8 children from 18m-kindergarten ready. Enrollment options are for one, two, or three days a week:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday* 8:45a-12:30p. or 8:45a-2:45p.

Held in a loving home surrounded by beauty and toys made of natural materials, a gentle rhythm carries children through open play, song circles, outside adventures (we are right by Oregon Park!) and rest. Painting, arts and crafts and baking are other activities we do together weekly. Influenced greatly by Nature's rhythm, acknowledgment of and festive celebrations of the seasons are a big deal at Sweet River Bamboo! 


Lead Teacher Sara (Sahra) is a Waldorf inspired teacher with 20 years of childcare experience with children of all ages. Her time with children has taught her how to slow down, find playful moments in every activity, and to stay present, loving and kind. Sara has learned that encouraging creativity and being out in nature daily is imperative for the well being of children (and adults!) She has observed that placing children in mixed age environments that are warm and loving is immensely helpful in aiding their ability to learn, thrive and grow securely and whole heartedly. Sara brings warmth, creativity, intention and love to the children in her care and holds a nourishing container for the preschool group as a whole. Sara's multi cultural and multi lingual background and years of extensive world travel bring a nice flavor to the school. Her decade long exploration of psychology, dance and various forms of mindful movement practices influence the curriculum greatly. 

Space is limited. Our program launches in N.E. (currently in its last month in the S.W. ) on Monday, June 6th. Please contact Sara at 503-432-6414 or saralizadeh@hotmail.com with your interest and questions. A complete overview of the program including tuition rates will be provided via email at your request. 


Thank you for considering this magical program for your child!

 

Interested in the Assistant Teacher Position (open to parents bringing a child along)?

Please read the CL add and follow the application instructions. https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/edu/5598195239.html 

Spaces Opening in July for SE Nannyshare/Private Daycare!

May 23, 2016

Hello Mamas (And Papas, as the case may be),

I am writing today on behalf of our sweet little Foster-Powell nanny-share, as things are changing up a bit and we have 2-3 spots available coming this July! Our dear nanny Solstice lovingly cares for five children (presently 3 at a time) in her clean and creative home. Below are some words from Ms. Sol, but as a mother who's been lucky to have Solstice care for our son since he was 5 months old (he is now 13 months), I would like to share how wonderful Solstice's care is. Her approach is informal/relaxed while also very interactive, educational, and highly individualized. She listens to the needs of each family and works with parents to enhance whatever routine/lessons/needs each child has so there is continuity between home and childcare. She is very flexible (so helpful!) while maintaining the utmost integrity and dependability in schedules. She has created a wonderful space in her home, and her care feels more like a fun auntie's home than a traditional daycare. She speaks predominantly Spanish to the kids presently, but this is flexible as well! Her rates are also very competitive at $8/hour. 

Presently, we are looking for 2-3 kids to join for 2-4 days/week. Available days are M, T, Th, & Fridays. Solstice is also available for date nights and weekends, so she really is such an incredible support on so many levels. Our little family, and all current families, cannot recommend her enough! We hope to meet your little one(s) soon! 

Please contact: 

Solstice Barba: (415) 377-2711   toujourshadow@gmail.com
If you are interested, Solstice can provide all current family contact info for stellar references. 

A few words from Solstice: 

I am so happy to be looking forward to meeting new friends as I say goodbye to my little buddies who are soon graduating from my care. I offer a casual nanny share situation in my home and its dynamic is stellar. It both encompasses the advantages of a private nanny for your child while at the same time also reaping the benefits of peer play without the distractions of an overwhelmingly large group. The nanny share context is also very budget-friendly. I have been providing child care for over a decade now and my experiences range from private nanny to large summer camps, from nanny share to au pair, from my mom's daycare helper to home tutor and many more contexts in between. I care for children of all ages and I am available all week days minus Wednesday and not after 5:30. 

Currently, I care for 5 children under the age of 4 and no more than 4 children in one day since I work alone. My home has a fenced back yard with patio deck and myself, my partner and 2 kitties are its only residents. I currently provide Spanish immersion to the children whose parents wish me to do so. Child care is my true vocation and my fulfillment comes from making my little friends happy everyday. I have a personal approach of seeing each child as unique but all children grow from smiles so my daily duty is to have fun! I deeply believe having fun is vital to a child's positive growth. I keep fluid daily schedules that include open play, storytime, yoga, school time, choir practice, dance party, creative workshop, outside tumbling, promenades, baking class, and more. I believe this small group dynamic of intimate care with friendship and play from other children allows them to thrive and flourish with each other and with me too! I consider my approach an immersion of Montessori, Waldorf and Reggio Emilia styles. My rate for full time families is 8$ an hour per child. References may be given upon meeting. 

A little more about myself...I am from San Francisco! I'm a graduate of UC Berkeley with a degree in liberal arts. I am a devout yoga student and also teach kids yoga at my studio. I am an avid world traveler and yet its strange that my warmest comfort comes from being home :) I welcome any background checks and I get CPR certified annually, and of course, I am a non-smoker. I am fluent in Spanish and conversational French. There is no television in my home and the only entertainment apparatus we use is my record player for dance and music time. I have an excellent education and many other work experiences such as tutoring English as a second language and crisis counseling, but it's the little ones that make me smile each day when I go to work. I put the same high expectations on myself that I expect other families to put on me. Each child is unique and I am attentive to differences when they arise. It is a strength of mine to be creative when confronting a problem. Sometimes children get restless or frustrated with sharing, or have difficulty communicating their desires, or just don't want to eat their veggies! It's important to not execute anger or negative energy to solve these situations. Love, patience, and innovation will help children much faster and more positively then any frown or holler I believe. I actually grew up in a daycare and my mother was the owner. I am eternally grateful to her. Thank you for your time and I look forward to meeting some of you and your little one(s)!

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Mighty Oaks Preschool Now Enrolling!

May 21, 2016

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Mighty Oaks has one 2 day and one 4 day space coming available!

Mighty Oaks is beginning its 5th school year in the Grant Park neighborhood.  At Mighty Oaks, children engage in a student-interest led, play-based curriculum which encourages creativity, independence, and problem solving strategies while incorporating academic skills.  The curricular inspiration comes from a variety of constructivist theorists including Maria Montessori and John Dewey. Mighty Oaks believes that children learn best by doing and experiencing life first-hand.  

At Mighty Oaks students have the opportunity to create art, engage in dramatic play, get dirty, get inspired, discover favorite books, explore, learn, laugh, and grow together.  Children have the opportunity to explore their natural environment on nature walks, digging in the organic garden beds, and interacting with the school’s three chickens; Dorothy, Blanche, and Rose.  A typical day at Mighty Oaks follows a predictable daily rhythm which serves as a guide so that students benefit from the stability of a schedule while maintaining the flexibility necessary to thrive with a play and discovery-based curriculum.  

Mighty Oaks’ Founder & Director, Brittany Smith, is a licensed teacher with over a decade of experience working with young children, as well as a Masters degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from the Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education.  Smith is passionate about providing quality education to a diverse population of learners and learning styles.

As a non-profit, Mighty Oaks has the opportunity to delve more deeply into supporting the community and the whole family unit.  Smith has cultivated a number of relationships in the community that help to refine and focus Mighty Oaks’ holistic educational and familial support goals.  In addition to Smith, the Mighty Oaks board of directors includes:  David Cannon, an AMI certified Montessori school teacher/director and owner of Montessori Children’s House; Ann Summers, a Reading and Math Intervention Specialist, who serves on a committee to advise the Department of Education on measuring school readiness for preschool and kindergarten students; Amanda Fitzpatrick, a SE mother of twins currently attending Mighty Oaks, who is a graduate student studying family health and family systems; Tara Carmichael, a NE Portland mother of a Mighty Oaks alum with a wealth knowledge and experience in art education and working with diverse populations.   Additionally, Smith collaborates with local elementary school teachers to ensure that Mighty Oaks offers a nurturing, developmentally appropriate, educational environment that fosters kindergarten readiness and independence while endeavoring to instill a lifelong love of learning.

For more information visit our website: www.mightyoakspreschool.com or check us out on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/MightyOaksPreschool

To schedule a tour, email: brittany@mightyoakspreschool.com or give us a call at (503) 922-2869

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May 20, 2016

13220817_10153527011751641_2312239568060065195_nCreative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! Space is limited.  
Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

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CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

Nanny available starting in September

May 17, 2016

Our wonderful nanny will be leaving us this fall because my kids are grown and will be going to school full time. She has been with us for 7 years. She is originally from Mexico and speaks Spanish to our kids, who are now fluent. She is looking for a position that is preferably in SE Portland. She does not drive, but walks everywhere with our kids and will take them on the bus for outings that are farther away. She is very flexible, helping us with last minute needs as they come up. I have had other mothers come up to me and tell me how amazing and attentive she is with my kids. We are so sad to see her go, but we are hoping that she finds a new family who will find her as wonderful as we have. 

Kiran Beyer

kiranbeyer@yahoo.com

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - ENROLLING FOR SUMMER!

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 
Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

 

ButterflyContact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

 

CMLC Programs Offer:

*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

 

Fulltime Nanny Available

May 16, 2016

My name is Anna, I am a 25 year old college student looking to be Nanny for a caring family. 

I am available full time and my schedule is flexible. However I am hoping to find a position with a family either full time, or any days other than Tuesday & Thursdays. I am also available for date nights and babysitting last minute.

I am CPR and First Aid Certified, I have a great driving record and Proof of Insurance. I have a reliable  car with child seat features to keep your children safe. 

I have 9 years of previous experience working in childcare as a nanny, I also have 2 years of experience in a Foster Care Home as a Child Care Counselor. 
I have previously been a nanny for children of all ages. (Infants to teenagers) I have also spent some time overseas as a live in Au Pair in New Zealand. I volunteered at my church nursery for over two years and I am also very flexible with my hours. 
 
My rate is $15 an hour for one child and $2 an hour per additional child
 
Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. You can reach me at AnnaMariePhotographs@gmail.com or (503) 957-9361
Thanks for reading!
-Anna
 
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Open House Saturday July 23rd 10:00-12:00

Frog Song Montessori Preschool enrolling for Fall 2016!

Join us on Saturday to learn more about our preschool program; our campus is located at 8500 NE Siskiyou Street Portland, OR  97220

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Based on the qualities of mindfulness, respect, kindness and the interconnection of all life, Frog Song offers a Montessori education in a warm, caring environment that encourages children to explore, create and deepen their understanding of themselves and the world around them.

Located on 14 beautiful acres at the foot of Rocky Butte, our natural environment allows children to develop a personal relationship with the natural world, offering real-life lessons in caring for our earth.  Frog Song is for children between the ages of 3 to 5 and runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 12:30, during the regular school year. Frog Song is a program of Dharma Rain Zen Center and is open to families of all beliefs.

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Contact us!    info@frogsongpreschool.org

 

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Infant/Toddler Childcare Opening in NE Portland

Marti's Place is a Certified home-based childcare specializing in care for infants and toddlers up to three years old.  

We base our day around inclusive, play-based learning so that all children can grow and thrive through self exploration and gentle guidance. Outdoor play as well as books and music are a large part of our day. We have a small group and small ratios are very important to us.  

We are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.  Marti's Place is located in the NE Alameda neighborhood.

Please email martisplace@gmail.com with any questions or to schedule a tour.  Check us out at martisplace.org.

 

 

new spots in small home daycare, 8$ an hour, bilingual

May 13, 2016

I am Miss Sol and I am happy/sad to be reaching out to you today. I am so happy to be looking forward to meeting new friends but I am sad to say goodbye to my little buddies who are soon graduating from my care. I offer a casual nanny share situation in my home and its dynamic is stellar. It both encompasses the advantages of a private nanny for your child while at the same time also reaping the benefits of peer play without the distractions of an overwhelmingly large group. I must also share that the nanny share context is very budget-friendly too. I use the word "casual" to imply that I take into consideration the specific needs of each family and create a plan special for them. I have been providing child care for over a decade now and my experiences range from private nanny to large summer camps, from nanny share to au pair, from my mom's daycare helper to home tutor and many more contexts in between. I care for children of all ages and I am available all week days minus Wednesday and not after 5:30.

Currently, I care for 5 children under the age of 4 and no more than 4 children in one day since I work alone. My home has a fenced back yard with patio deck and myself, my partner and 2 kitties are its only residents. I currently provide Spanish immersion to the children whose parents wish me to do so. Child care is my true vocation and my fulfillment comes from making my little friends happy everyday. I have a personal approach of seeing each child as unique but all children grow from smiles so my daily duty is to have fun! I deeply believe having fun is vital to a child's positive growth. I keep fluid daily schedules that include open play, storytime, yoga, school time, choir practice, dance party, creative workshop, outside tumbling, promenades, baking class, and more. I believe this small group dynamic of intimate care with friendship and play from other children allows them to thrive and flourish with each other and with me too! If my approach appeals to you, and I consider it an immacualte immersion of Montessori, Waldorf and Reggio Emilia, please ask any questions or provide a number so that we may discuss in detail your wishes and growing treasures. My rate for full time families is 8$ an hour per child. References may be given upon meeting.

Now let me share a little about myself please. I am a graduate from UC Berkeley and hold a degree in liberal arts. I am a devout yoga student and also teach kids yoga teacher at my studio. I am an avid world traveler and yet its strange that my warmest comfort comes from being home :) I welcome any back ground checks and I get CPR certified annually. I am not a smoker and TB negative. I am fluent in Spanish and conversational french. I come from San Fransisco and besides childcare, baking was a hobby as well as small side revenue. There is no television in my home and the only entertainment apparatus we use is my record player for dance and music time. I have an excellent education and many other work experiences such as HIV counseling, tutoring English as a second language, and Rape Crisis counseling, but its the little ones that make me smile each day when i go to work. I put the same high expectations on myself that I expect other families to put on me. Each child is unique and I am attentive to differences when they arise. It is a strength of mine to be creative when confronting a problem. Sometimes children get restless or frustrated with sharing, or have difficulty communicating their desires, or just won't want to eat their veggies! It's important to not execute anger or negative energy to solve these situations. Love, patience, and innovation will help children much faster and more positively then any frown or holler I believe. I actually grew up in a daycare and my mother was the owner. I am eternally grateful to her. Thank you for your time and best wishes on your search.





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CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - ENROLLING FOR SUMMER!

May 12, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

SUMMER SPECIAL! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 

Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

1425679_10152884308426641_3595810008088613120_nContact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds. 

FOR SALE: Awesome House for Child Care Business

May 11, 2016

Greetings, I am a childcare provider in Beaverton. I recently closed my daycare and we are now selling our home. It is an awesome opportunity for someone. The child care area (over 400 sf) has a hardwood floor, is separated from the rest of the house (joined only by the kitchen), has its own extremely child-friendly bathroom, has its own separate entry around the side of the house, and a fully fenced yard.  AND NO HOA!

More information and photos available at: http://www.bhhsnw.com/Home/16275924/RTR/11275-SW-BLAKENEY-ST-Beaverton-OR-97008   If you happen to know anyone that you think might be interested in this opportunity, please let them know about it. Thank you!  Warmly, Grace  (grace@gracespreschool.com)
 

Atlas Immersion Academy - French Immersion Childcare SE Portland - Toddler and Pre-K Spots available

May 06, 2016

AAtlas currently has a part time toddler and preschooler spots available immediately as well as full time toddler and Pre-K spots available in September at our Hawthorne location.

Atlas Immersion Academy is a French Immersion early childhood program with locations in SW and SE Portland.  We practice the proven technique of Early Total Immersion and French is used 100% of the time, Atlas serves students in our early childhood classes year round at both of our locations. We welcome toddlers who are at least 20 months old into our Monkey classroom and children between the ages of 3 to Pre-K for our Fox classroom.


Our Hawthorne location is a colorful and inviting environment, with areas to play and learn.  We'd love to have you schedule a tour of the facility and meet the staff if interested. 

Please visit our website, or give us a call at 971-238-9838 for more information.

Merci!

-Atlas

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN OPENINGS!

May 05, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 
Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

CMLC Programs Offer:

*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

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Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

Infant/Toddler Childcare Specialist Needed

 

We are a Certified family childcare serving children from 6 weeks to 3 years.  We are searching for an experienced assistant to join our team working with infants and toddlers.  This position will be 30-40 hours a week.  We are located in the NE Alameda neighborhood.  We are a play-based facility and believe in a small ratio of children/adult.  Must be a team player and have a love of watching children grow.

You must be in the Central Background Registry and have Infant/Child CPR/1st Aid.

If you are interested in this position, please email a cover letter describing your experience working with this age group and availability, as well as your resume to martisplace@gmail.com.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Marti

 

SWEET RIVER BAMBOO PRESCHOOL & NURSERY NOW ENROLLING FOR SUMMER & FALL! NE PDX

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Sweet River Bamboo Preschool & Nursery is a LifeWays and Waldorf inspired program nurturing the spirit of childhood. Located in NE Portland, we are a predominantly Waldorf program and take inspiration from Montessori and Reggio philosophies to create an environment that is well balanced and suited to the social/emotional development of the young  child.  

A year round program, we are a small and mindful group of 2 teachers and 8 children from 18m-kindergarten ready. Enrollment options are for one, two, or three days a week:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:45a-12:30p. or 8:45a-2:45p.

Held in a loving home surrounded by beauty and toys made of natural materials, a gentle rhythm carries children through open play, song circles, outside adventures (we are right by Oregon Park!) and rest. Painting, arts and crafts and baking are other activities we do together weekly. Influenced greatly by Nature's rhythm, acknowledgment of and festive celebrations of the seasons are a big deal at Sweet River Bamboo! 


Lead Teacher Sara (Sahra) is a Waldorf inspired teacher with 20 years of childcare experience with children of all ages. Her time with children has taught her how to slow down, find playful moments in every activity, and to stay present, loving and kind. Sara has learned that encouraging creativity and being out in nature daily is imperative for the well being of children (and adults!) She has observed that placing children in mixed age environments that are warm and loving is immensely helpful in aiding their ability to learn, thrive and grow securely and whole heartedly. Sara brings warmth, creativity, intention and love to the children in her care and holds a nourishing container for the preschool group as a whole. Sara's multi cultural and multi lingual background and years of extensive world travel bring a nice flavor to the school. Her decade long exploration of psychology, dance and various forms of mindful movement practices influence the curriculum greatly. 

Space is limited. Our program launches in N.E. (currently in the S.W.) on Monday, June 6th. Please contact Sara at 503-432-6414 or saralizadeh@hotmail.com with your interest and questions. A complete overview of the program including tuition rates will be provided via email at your request. 


Thank you for considering this magical program for your child!

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN OPENINGS!

May 03, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 

For Teachers:

*Our Schools are growing! Creative Minds is NOW HIRING highly qualified and educated Teachers and floaters. If you have a passion for working with babies and young children, please apply online!

Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

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CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - NOW ENROLLING FOR SUMMER!

April 28, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 
 
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For Teachers:

*Our Schools are growing! Creative Minds is NOW HIRING highly qualified and educated Teachers and floaters. If you have a passion for working with babies and young children, please apply online!

Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

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CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

Willow Tree Preschool enrolling for fall 2016

April 27, 2016

May 20, 2015 033The Willow Tree Preschool is in its 11th year as a community of learners; we are an eclectic program influenced by the progressive early childhood programs of Reggio Emilia, Italy developed with over 20 years of experience in early childhood education. Blending a respect for nature, with a focus on art, in a warm beautiful home environment created to meet the needs of the young child. Children are encouraged to move and learn at their own pace, inviting them to explore and build meaning through their experiences. At the Willow Tree children’s natural sense of awe and wonder about the world is nurtured through movement, song, and story, supporting the children’s social, emotional, physical, creative and intellectual development.

Weekly visits from the yoga, music and art specialist promote further exploration, enhancing our curriculum.

The preschool hours are from 9 am to 1 pm for children 3 to 5 years of age.

We would love to meet you and your child, contact the director to set up a tour kim@willowtreepreschool.com

 http://www.willowtreepreschool.com

 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Willow-Tree-Preschool/173664659338236

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - NOW ENROLLING FOR SUMMER!

April 26, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 

For Teachers:

*Our Schools are growing! Creative Minds is NOW HIRING highly qualified and educated Teachers and floaters. If you have a passion for working with babies and young children, please apply online!

Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

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CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

Bilingual Preschool Now Enrolling Ages 2.5-5!

April 23, 2016

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Global Friends Language School, a new home-based bilingual English/Mandarin Chinese preschool in NE Portland, has openings for this summer.   We are open 7:30-5:30 and offer full-time and part-time care.  Come explore, share, play, learn, laugh and grow with us!

Contact us via email at globalfriendslanguageschool@gmail.com or by phone at 971-506-3261 to schedule a time to tour our space and learn more about our program.

SE Portland/MONTAVILLA IN-HOUSE DAYCARE WITH AVAILABILITY

April 19, 2016

Hello, I  am a daycare provider with over 20 years of experience.  I am conveniently located in the SE Portland/Montavilla neighborhood near Burnside and 80th Ave.  I have availability, Monday-Friday, Full Time. Open to discussing part-time care as well.    Very reasonable rates.   Please call Sandie for more information.  503-256-5760

Creative Minds Learning Centers-Now Enrolling for Summer!

April 18, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 

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For Teachers:

*Our Schools are growing! Creative Minds is NOW HIRING highly qualified and educated Teachers and floaters. If you have a passion for working with infants and young children, please apply online

Locations:

 Tualatin School

Happy Valley School

Woodstock School

Gateway School

Broadway School

Sellwood School

Westmoreland School

 

Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

 

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CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

Looking For Family To Share Our Amazing Nanny In Overlook

April 16, 2016

We have an incredible nanny, Kelly, who has been watching our 20 month old girl since she was 8 weeks old and are losing the family we've been sharing her with at the end of April.  Kelly speaks only in Spanish to our daughter, is experienced (former Childroots employee), reliable, and so great with the little ones.

We live in the Overlook neighborhood (close in N Portland) near Mississippi and we're open to the new family coming over to our home or trading off back and forth between houses.  Kelly's current hours are Mondays 8:45-5:30, Tuesdays 9:15-6:30, and Fridays 9:15-6:30.  We're flexible with the hours, if you don't need full days we could share for a portion of the day.  Email Andrea at andreaneal99@yahoo.com or call 714-883-5792 for more info.

April 15, 2016

After-School Childcare + Transportation in NE + SE Portland (15+ hours/week)

Our family is looking for an experienced caregiver for after-school childcare and transportation beginning in May. We have a bright 7-year-old son who is in 1st Grade and loves reading, Mindcraft, math, legos, Star Wars and gardening. Our sweet 3-year-old daughter is in preschool and loves to draw, read, paint and is obsessed with Frozen.

We need somebody M-F beginning at 2:50pm when our son is picked up at Sabin Elementary in NE Portland. You would spend a few hours with him at the park, library or at home etc, and then at 5pm pick up our daughter at a neighborhood preschool in inner North Portland. The kids would then need to be driven to either mom’s house in SE Portland or dad’s house in NE Portland (they split their time between the two). The end time is approximately 6pm daily, with the possibility of some longer days if it works for your and our schedules.

The immediate need is for someone to help with the remainder of the school year, from May 1 through mid-June, and ideally to continue providing some help during the summer before resuming the same schedule of after-school care in the fall.

You must have a good driving record, a safe and reliable car (with adequate insurance), and we will provide child seats.

Salary is negotiable and will include mileage reimbursement.

Looking for summer Nanny share in S Tabor

April 14, 2016

Hi All!

We are looking for a summertime Nanny share for our 1 year old. We would be happy to host at our place or drop her somewhere close by. We are an outdoor-loving, kitchen-dancing, clean the house with vinegar sort of a gang. Abi is the 1 year old and on rare occasion we may throw in the 4 year old. Abi's got a spot in a childcare center starting in September so we just need an arrangement from mid-May through August. 

Please email me if you have any leads or are interested in setting something up! 

Thanks-

Kimie 

ueoka.kimie@gmail.com

 

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - NOW HIRING AND ENROLLING FOR SUMMER!

April 12, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 

For Teachers:

*Our Schools are growing! Creative Minds is NOW HIRING highly qualified and educated Teachers and floaters. If you have a passion for working with babies and young children, please apply online

Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

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CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

Seeking Nanny for 7-mo-old in NE PDX

April 10, 2016

We have a cheery 7-month-old daughter in NE Portland (Roseway) who needs a caretaker from May 1 – August 30, with the possibility of extending further if our fall childcare plans don’t come through. We’re looking for someone who enjoys the outdoors, loves talking to children (whether they can talk back or not), gets excited about planning enriching activities, and is available Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. We live in NE Portland (Roseway), don’t have pets, and are a non-smoking home. If you think we’ll be a good match, let us know and we can chat further.

Thanks,

Jana: janagastellum[at]yahoo[dot]com

Dan: danielrobertrivas[at]yahoo[dot]com

SWEET RIVER BAMBOO PRESCHOOL & NURSERY NOW ENROLLING FOR SUMMER & FALL! NE PDX

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Sweet River Bamboo Preschool & Nursery is a LifeWays and Waldorf inspired program nurturing the spirit of childhood. Located in NE Portland, we are a predominantly Waldorf program and take inspiration from Montessori and Reggio philosophies to create an environment that is well balanced and suited to the social/emotional development of the young  child.  

A year round program, we are a small and mindful group of 2 teachers and 8 children from 18m-kindergarten ready. Enrollment options are for one, two, or three days a week:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:45a-12:30p. or 8:45a-2:45p.

Held in a loving home surrounded by beauty and toys made of natural materials, a gentle rhythm carries children through open play, song circles, outside adventures (we live right by Oregon Park!) and rest. Painting, arts and crafts and baking are other activities we do together weekly. Influenced greatly by Nature's rhythm, acknowledgment of and festive celebrations of the seasons are a big deal at Sweet River Bamboo! 


Lead Teacher Sara (Sahra) is a Waldorf inspired teacher with 20 years of childcare experience with children of all ages. Her time with children has taught her how to slow down, find playful moments in every activity, and to stay present, loving and kind. Sara has learned that encouraging creativity and being out in nature daily is imperative for the well being of children (and adults!) She has observed that placing children in mixed age environments that are warm and loving is immensely helpful in aiding their ability to learn, thrive and grow securely and whole heartedly. Sara brings warmth, creativity, intention and love to the children in her care and holds a nourishing container for the preschool group as a whole. Sara's multi cultural and multi lingual background and years of extensive world travel bring a nice flavor to the school. Her decade long exploration of psychology, dance and various forms of mindful movement practices influence the curriculum greatly. 

Space is limited. Our program launches in N.E. (currently in the S.W.) on Monday, June 6th. Please contact Sara at 503-432-6414 or saralizadeh@hotmail.com with your interest and questions. A complete overview of the program including tuition rates will be provided via email at your request. 


Thank you for considering this magical program for your child!

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - NOW ENROLLING FOR SUMMER!

April 07, 2016

12938237_10153442712631641_7754396493089076754_nCreative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

We are preparing for our 2016 Summer Program and are excited for all of the fun and exciting learning opportunities and activities ahead for our kiddos! Sign up now and receive 50% off registration and 5% off tuition for first three months!! 

For Teachers:

*Our Schools are growing! Creative Minds is NOW HIRING highly qualified and educated Teachers and floaters. If you have a passion for working with babies and young children, please apply online!

Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

Contact us for more information and to schedule your tour today! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

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CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

Sugar Pine In Home Childcare Enrolling!!

April 06, 2016

Now enrolling children to join our toddler program!!!

We have spaces available for children 24 months and older to join our delightful group of toddlers. Sugar Pine cares for children as young as 3 months but is currently looking for children 24 months to 3 1/2.
Please call or email to set up a tour, request our informational Parent Packet and inquire about rates and more! 

Sugar Pine is a small certified in home childcare that provides a relaxed, nurturing environment that promotes every child's ambition and discovery of life.  We believe that allowing children to express themselves freely, creates growth in independence and confidence. Our philosophy includes theories from both Reggio Amelia and Maria Montessori as well as supports self-esteem, pride and courage. We offer open ended, age appropriate materials that allows children to learn through play as well as develop positive, early childhood relationships. Sugar Pine's diverse and experienced group of caregivers incorporate their combined talents such as Spanish, sign language, imaginativeness and more, into their teaching and play.

Sugar Pine has a large, beautiful outdoor area. We are eco-friendly, serve all organic additive-free meals and grow our own fruits and vegetables. We encourage early potty training with the practices of Elimination Communication to support the development of independence. We provide all cloth diapers and underwear throughout the day as well as all other supplies. 

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Please check out our Facebook Page!

https://www.facebook.com/SugarPineDayCare/?ref=bookmarks

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Sarah Herbelin
Sugar Pine Childcare
Owner / Director

sugarpineinfo@gmail.com

503-419-8546

 

Nanny or Nanny share needed

I have a 10 month old son, and am looking for a nanny or family to nanny share starting in May. I only need 2 days a week (Mon and Wed) and I may have a spot in daycare starting in September, so there is a possibility this may just be a summer job. I am located in North portland, near the New Seasons on Interstate. If anyone is interested in sharing or any caregivers wanting more information, please message me! Thank you!

Marcy

marcycrouch@icloud.com

Willow Tree Preschool enrolling for fall 2016

April 05, 2016

October 23 2015 044We are currently enrolling for summer camp as well as the fall 2016 school year.

The Willow Tree Preschool is in its 11th year as a community of learners; we are an eclectic program influenced by the progressive early childhood programs of Reggio Emilia, Italy developed with over 20 years of experience in early childhood education. Blending a respect for nature, with a focus on art, in a warm beautiful home environment created to meet the needs of the young child. Children are encouraged to move and learn at their own pace, inviting them to explore and build meaning through their experiences. It is through playful exploration that real learning happens, creative thinking evolves, problem solving develops, and true connection and meaning is made.

At the Willow Tree children’s natural sense of awe and wonder about the world is nurtured through movement, song, and story, supporting the children’s social, emotional, physical, creative and intellectual development.

Weekly visits from the yoga, music and art specialist promote further exploration, enhancing our curriculum.

The preschool hours are from 9 am to 1 pm for children 3 to 5 years of age.

We would love to meet you and your child, contact the director to set up a tour kim@willowtreepreschool.com

 http://www.willowtreepreschool.com

 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Willow-Tree-Preschool/173664659338236

Babysitter/Nanny needed in Tanasbourne

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We are looking for a babysitter /nanny for one - two times a week, who could take care of our 1yr old son from 9 am - 2pm. We live close to Magnolia and Evergreen Park, with plenty of playgrounds and play possibilities.

If you are interested and have a real interest, please send your proposal to Annika to a.bieligbussmann@gmail.com

Only respond if you:

Have at least a year experience with infants and toddler

Have your own transportation

If you feel comfortable around a small dog 

 

Thanks in advance 

 

 

 

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - NOW ENROLLING!

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

For Teachers:

*Our Schools are growing! Creative Minds is NOW HIRING highly qualified and educated Teachers and floaters. If you have a passion for working with babies and young children, please apply online!

Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

Contact us for more information about our availability and our Tuition Specials! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

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CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

April 04, 2016

Seeking full time nanny in SE portland (Sellwood/Westmoreland) to look after 14 month old girl 40-44 hours a week.

Tuesday & Wednesday 730a - 630/7p, Thursday & Friday 730a - 530/6p sometimes later. Occasional Monday's for a few hours. Also have a 3.5yo who is in preschool Tuesday - Friday's. School breaks would look after both girls (higher pay rate during that time). feeding, bathing, meal prep, light cleanup expected.

Kind, warm, nurturing, patient, adventurous a must.

Pros: great pay, cute kids, good family, cute house, paid vacation
Cons: cat that takes a while to warm up

Must have reliable transportation.
Starts April 14th.
Asking 1 year commitment.
Please email amanda.kurtyka@gmail.com for more information.
Thank you!

Seeking family (and nanny) for nanny share- June 2016 in Beaverton


Seeking family (and nanny) for nanny share starting June 2016 -- Beaverton (close to Washington Square)

We are interested either in joining an existing nanny share (with an immediate opening) OR finding a family that is in a position similar to ours to jointly hire a nanny, starting June 2016.

About us: We have a loving 6 yr old daughter, an infant baby girl and chilled cat. We enjoy good food, camping, hiking, kayaking, watching movies. We are both professionals with full-time jobs with backgrounds in engineering and program management.

What we’re looking for in a nanny: We are seeking a kind, caring, interactive, and playful caregiver who has experience caring for infants and possesses strong references and work ethic. We would like a non-smoker caregiver who has Infant First Aid & CPR training and is willing to go through a criminal background check. Drivers license with good record a must.

The schedule: M-F from 8:30am to 3:30 (7 hrs) but we are open to slightly different hours if needed.

The location: We are open to a combination of our place and your place if they are close enough together; happy to host ourselves or have you host. We are on The Greens Condominiums off of Schools Ferry and Conestoga -walkable to Fanno Creek Greenway Trail and a wide array of parks and other kid-friendly activities.

If you are a caregiver interested in a FT nanny position OR a family interested in sharing a nanny with us, please contact Cristina at elliotscove@gmail.com

Thanks!
Cristina

April 03, 2016

PT Nanny share in Alameda Neighborhood

We are located in the Alameda neighborhood. Our nanny, Angela, currently cares for our daughter, Leila, from 7:30 am until 3:00 pm Monday through Thursday. Our nanny is also available on Fridays (at your home) if you are looking for care five days a week. We are looking for another family to join us for fun, arts and outdoor play during some or all of those hours.

We love our nanny. She holds a BA in early childhood education and was previously an Au Pair before we found her. She is fluent in English, but only speaks Spanish to Leila. Angela typically takes Leila to the library and park once a week, but also makes trips to OMSI and other fun spots. We incorporate arts and crafts projects every week.

Leila is happy and affectionate, and she likes books, outdoors and music among the other typical 20 month-old interests. She is equally talkative in Spanish and English.

We like organic food, playful learning and a positive environment. We're flexible with the schedule. We'd like to find one child to join us for care - to create a more social (and more fun) environment for both kids - while maintaining one-on-one interaction. We have a large indoor play space with too many toys and live two blocks from the park. Leila takes one nap a day at about noon, and we are hoping to find another child who is on a similar nap schedule. If this sounds like it might be a good fit for you, please email me at

Michele.wasson@gmail.com.

Take care.

Childcare SE Portland/Montivilla Neighborhood

April 01, 2016

Space available for full time and part time childcare for infants and toddlers.  Located in SE Portland just off 81st and Burnside. Over 20 years experience.  References available upon request.  Please call Sandie for more information.  503-256-5760

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - NOW ENROLLING!

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

For Teachers:

*Our Schools are growing! Creative Minds is NOW HIRING highly qualified and educated Teachers and floaters. If you have a passion for working with babies and young children, please apply online!

Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

Contact us for more information about our availability and our Tuition Specials! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

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CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

Woodsong Preschool (Reggio-inspired) in SE Portland has Openings!

March 30, 2016

Woodsong Preschool in SE Portland Now Enrolling for Fall 2014! Woodsong Preschool is a small in-home, Reggio-inspired preschool nestled in the heart of South Tabor across the street from Clinton Park. We accept ages 2 1/2 through 6, and are open from 8:30-4:30. Woodsong preschool is play-focused, project-based, child-led, and art-infused. We believe that children are natural scientists and learners, who can discover their knowledge through play, questioning, creativity and authentic experience.

Please contact Jennifer Rudnicki for questions or a tour:

email: woodsongpreschool@gmail.com

www.woodsongpreschoolpdx.com

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CREATIVE MINDS- NOW ENROLLING AND HIRING AT NEW TUALATIN SCHOOL!

March 29, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

For Teachers:

*Our Schools are growing! Creative Minds is NOW HIRING highly qualified and educated Teachers and floaters. If you have a passion for working with babies and young children, please apply online!

Locations:

Tualatin School (New school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

Contact us for more information about our availability and our Tuition Specials! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

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CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

NOW ENROLLING! Peace Tree School, a NE Portland Montessori community for Infants, Toddlers & Preschool.

March 28, 2016

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Peace Tree School is a Montessori preschool for children 3 months to 5 years. We believe in holistic and personalized education for young children and that respectful care is the best care. Led by two Montessori certified guides, our school strives to serve our families by forming strong partnerships between home and school. Children engage in curriculum that includes ample opportunity for exploration of music, art, movement, gardening, play and self-discovery. A love of learning begins with the confidence that comes from building independence and contributing to a community. 

Our Preschool and Infant & Toddler locations are currently enrolling for May 2016 for children between the ages of 3 months and 5 years. 

Please visit our website at www.peacetreeschool.com to learn more about our school! We can also be reached at peacetreeschool@gmail.come and by contacting Breanne at 503-750-0952

Open House Dates:

Preschool - Wednesday, March 30th at 6:00pm (844 NE Simpson) 

Please RSVP to peacetreeschool@gmail.com

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - NOW ENROLLING!

March 24, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

Locations:

Tualatin School (new school!)

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

Contact us for more information about our availability and our Tuition Specials! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

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CMLC Programs Offer:
*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs

CREATIVE MINDS LEARNING CENTERS 7 LOCATIONS - NOW ENROLLING!

March 22, 2016

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Creative Minds Learning Center schools offer eco-friendly and quality childcare, preschool, and private Kindergarten in seven Portland/Happy Valley/Tualatin locations. Our schools have been designed to encourage children to explore their interests in a creative and artistic setting. Creative Minds enriches children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence.

Locations:

Happy Valley School
Woodstock School
Gateway School
Broadway School
Sellwood School
Westmoreland School

Contact us for more information about our availability and our  Tuition Specials! 503-252-0004 ext.0. For additional information, please visit our website: Creative Minds.  

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CMLC Programs Offer:

*Small class sizes
*Teachers that are Love and Logic certified, many holding Masters and Bachelors degrees in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education
*Healthy menu options prepared on site by professional cooks
*Certified Curriculum (The Creative Curriculum) and Reggio Inspired Art Program
*Field trips and Special in house educational guests
*Science, music, dance and enrichment programs
*Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Music, Dance and Yoga Enrichment Programs