417 posts categorized "Reggio Emilia"

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling 3 months - 3 years!

September 19, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. We are currently enrolling at our schools, and offer programs for Infants through Kindergarten!  We have seven locations throughout Portland, Clackamas, and Tualatin! Our focus on early childhood education, fostering independence, and providing tools to grow sets our program apart! 

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Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs.

Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! 

Call or sign up online for your Meet & Greet! Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

***We are hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!) for eligible applicants. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for consideration. We look forward to meeting you!***

Fall Enrollment at ChildRoots!

September 15, 2017

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ChildRoots is a progressive and thoughtful learning community in the heart of Portland for families with young children ages six weeks to six years. We make space for loud, exuberant play, plan for puddles, and take time for independence. We maintain nurturing and beautiful environments where children are treated with compassion, deep respect, and love. We strive to empower children to be their true, authentic selves. Through wonder, experimentation, and play; ChildRoots kids develop flexibility, resilience, and confidence.

We are currently enrolling!

Fremont Location:

  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a toddler born between 9/1/2014 - 2/28/2015.
  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a preschooler born between 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2014.

Southeast Location:

  • Part-time & full-time openings for preschoolers with birth dates between 9/1/2012 - 8/31/2014.

Northwest Location:

  • We currently have one full-time opening for a wobbler born between 3/1/2015 - 8/31/2015.
  • We currently have one full-time opening for a toddler born between 9/1/2014-2/28/2015.
  • Part-time & full-time openings for preschoolers with birth dates between 9/1/2012 - 8/31/2013.

For more information, please visit our website, or get in touch via email or phone. We’d love to chat about enrollment options.

E: enrollment@childroots.com

P: (503) 235-1151

 

Portland Play Project is Now Enrolling Preschoolers!

September 13, 2017

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Portland Play Project is a Reggio-inspiredplay based and ecologically focused preschool in the Cully neighborhood. Our website is incredibly informative, please take some time to learn about how we do things and what we're made of. We have a few spots available for the 2017-2018 school year. Our day is from 8:30-3 and aftercare is from 3-5:30. We welcome children ages 2.5-5. Please send us an email or give a call to inquire.

info@portlandplayproject.com

www.portlandplayproject.com 

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling in Happy Valley!

September 08, 2017

Start the school year off right at Creative Minds Learning Center! Our schools serve children as young as three months through 6 years. We are currently enrolling at our schools, and offer programs for Infants 3 months old through Private Kindergarten for 6 year olds!  Our focus on early childhood education, fostering independence, and providing tools to grow sets our program apart! 

Certified with the State of Oregon and members of NAEYC, OAEYC, QRIS, Oregon Environmental Council and other Early Childhood organizations, CMLC schools provide a progressive and positive environment for children, staff, and families. Creative Minds' philosophy is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited educational materials while developing self esteem, confidence and a sense of independence. We have a Reggio inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs.

Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! 

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Call or sign up online for your Meet & Greet! Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

***We are hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!) for eligible applicants. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration. We look forward to meeting you!***

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling! Visit our Open House on Wednesday from 5:30-7pm!

September 05, 2017

VISIT OUR OPEN HOUSE ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH FROM 5:30-7pm! VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Our Open House will be at three of our beautiful locations: 

Happy Valley Campus 12771 SE Sunnyside Rd. Clackamas, OR 97015
Broadway Campus 8340 NE Broadway St. Suite D, Portland, OR 97220 
Tualatin Campus 6480 SW Nyberg Lane, Tualatin, OR 97062

Come by after work to get a tour of our clean and healthy schools! Eco-friendly schools and Reggio-inspired classrooms make this a natural choice for your family! We also have schools in Westmoreland, Sellwood, Woodstock, and Gateway. 

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Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. We are currently enrolling at our schools, and offer programs for Infants through Kindergarten!  Our focus on early childhood education, fostering independence, and providing tools to grow sets our program apart! 

Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs.

Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! 

Call or sign up online for your Meet & Greet! Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

***We are hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!) for eligible applicants. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration or visit our Job Fair on 9/6 from 5:30-7pm at the same locations listed above. We look forward to meeting you!***

SW Portland Reggio Preschool, Education Imagination Preschool

September 03, 2017

EDUCATION IMAGINATION PRESCHOOL
In Raleigh Park/Hills...childcare with engagement!

A safe, nurturing environment: Child-Centered, Reggio Emilia Inspired
Early childhood education specialists, 1:5 ratio
Dedicated “school house” and 1/2 acre playground
Artistic Focus: visual art, yoga, music
Stimulating, educational play curriculum: reading, writing and science
Full-time and part-time enrollments
Open 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Ages 2 through pre-kindergarten

 

Come visit us and watch your precious child grow!

Call Stacey Hedges, (503) 880-4401
www.educationimagination.com

ChildRoots Fall Enrollment!

August 29, 2017


Fremont

ChildRoots is a progressive and thoughtful learning community in the heart of Portland for families with young children ages six weeks to six years. We make space for loud, exuberant play, plan for puddles, and take time for independence. We maintain nurturing and beautiful environments where children are treated with compassion, deep respect, and love. We strive to empower children to be their true, authentic selves. Through wonder, experimentation, and play; ChildRoots kids develop flexibility, resilience, and confidence.

We are currently enrolling!

Fremont Location:

  • We currently have one full-time opening for a toddler born between 9/1/2014 - 2/28/2015.
  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a preschooler born between 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2014.

Southeast Location:

 

  • We currently have one part-time opening for a toddler born between 3/1/2014 - 8/31/2014.
  • Fall openings for preschoolers with birth dates between 9/1/2012 - 8/31/2014.

Northwest Location:

  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a toddler born between 9/1/2014 - 2/28/2015.
  • Fall openings for preschoolers with birth dates between 9/1/2012 - 8/31/2013.

 

 

Enrollment Open for Italian Immersion Preschool

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Register today for our Italian Immersion Preschool Program! Preschool starts September 5, 2017, so don’t delay! Drop by our Open House on Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 9:00am – 10:00am or if you can’t make it, please email info@scuola.us to schedule a site visit or to request more information.

Scuola Italiana offers a Reggio Emilia-inspired, cultural immersion preschool in NW Portland. The program is taught by experienced, native Italian teachers. The preschool is open to children ages 3 to 5 years old. The program operates Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. The preschool is located in the Friendly House in the Pearl at 1542 NW 14th Ave.

Open House for Eco-Friendly Preschool and Learning Center. Serving Infants-Kindergarten!

August 28, 2017

 

VISIT OUR OPEN HOUSE ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH FROM 5:30-7pm! VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Our Open House will be at three of our beautiful locations: 

Happy Valley Campus 12771 SE Sunnyside Rd. Clackamas, OR 97015
Broadway Campus 8340 NE Broadway St. Suite D, Portland, OR 97220 
Tualatin Campus 6480 SW Nyberg Lane, Tualatin, OR 97062

Come by after work to get a tour of our clean and healthy schools! Eco-friendly schools and Reggio-inspired classrooms make this a natural choice for your family! 

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Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. We are currently enrolling at our schools, and offer programs for Infants through Kindergarten!  Our focus on early childhood education, fostering independence, and providing tools to grow sets our program apart! 

Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs.

Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! 

Call or sign up online for your Meet & Greet! Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling at all 7 Schools! at all 7 Schools!

August 18, 2017

VISIT OUR OPEN HOUSE ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH FROM 5:30-7pm! VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. We are currently enrolling at our schools, and offer programs for Infants through Kindergarten! Our Happy Valley school opened in early 2013 and specializes in care for Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, and Kindergarten. Our focus on early childhood education, fostering independence, and providing tools to grow sets our program apart! 

Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs.

Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! 

Call or sign up online for your Meet & Greet! Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

 

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We are hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!) for eligible applicants. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration.

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling in Happy Valley! Infants through Private Kindergarten

August 15, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. We are currently enrolling at our schools, and offer programs for Infants through Kindergarten! Our Happy Valley school opened in early 2013 and specializes in care for Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, and Kindergarten. Our focus on early childhood education, fostering independence, and providing tools to grow sets our program apart! 

Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs.

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling at our Happy Valley location! We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

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We are hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!) for eligible applicants. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration. 

Willow Tree Preschool has opening for fall

August 12, 2017

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The Willow Tree Preschool is in its 12th 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. We share our gratitude for nature, love of the arts and deep respect for playful inquiry in a multitude of ways. The warm beautiful home environment is created to meet the needs of young children, who 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.

Weekly visits from the yoga and music 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 is Now Enrolling! Fall Tuition Specials!

August 11, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. We are currently running tuition specials for our schools! Call today to see if your family is eligible. These will expire soon, so call soon to take advantage of the offer! 

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Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs.

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling for summer and fall at our Happy Valley location! This location serves infants as young as three months through kindergarteners. We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

We are hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration. 

Portland Play Project is Now Enrolling Preschoolers!

August 09, 2017

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Portland Play Project is a Reggio-inspiredplay based and ecologically focused preschool in the Cully neighborhood. Our website is incredibly informative, please take some time to learn about how we do things and what we're made of. We have a few spots available for the 2017-2018 school year. Our day is from 8:30-3 and aftercare is from 3-5:30. We welcome children ages 2.5-5. Please send us an email or give a call to inquire.

info@portlandplayproject.com

www.portlandplayproject.com 

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling at all 7 Locations!

August 08, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. We are currently running tuition specials for our schools! Call today to see if your family is eligible. These will expire soon, so call soon to take advantage of the offer! 

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Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs.

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling for summer and fall at our Happy Valley location! This location serves infants as young as three months through kindergarteners. We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

We are hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration. 

Let Them Learn, Laugh, and be Loved at ChildRoots

August 01, 2017

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We believe in early learning experiences that inspire wonder, invite creativity, and nurture the whole child. Whether children are sharing a quiet story with a beloved teacher, scaling the top of the rock wall on our play yard, creating a masterpiece in our art studio, or learning about physics hands-on in our atelier program; our schools aim to provide a warm, loving, and safe space to grow, play, and learn. 

Inspired by the schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy, our teachers act as co-learners. We observe and document each child's interests, ask questions that provoke thought and experimentation, and design learning experiences that inspire wonder. 

Our schools feature large outdoor play spaces, beautiful classrooms with colors and materials inspired by the natural world, organic and vegetarian meals prepared by our on-site chef, and reusable cloth diapers. 

ChildRoots has 3 locations in the heart of Portland, and we currently have summer and fall availability for preschoolers at our Southeast school

Take a look at our website to learn more, and we'd be more than happy to talk with you about our wonderful program. 

enrollment@childroots.com
(503) 235 - 1151

Visit Creative Minds Tonight at our Open House!

July 27, 2017

Come see the difference Creative Minds Learning Center schools can offer your family! We will be having an Open House on Thursday, July 27th from 5:30-7pm. This is a great opportunity for working parents to come view our schools after hours. Our directors and leadership team will be at our schools to show you around, answer your questions, and provide you with more information about our program! Visit us at four of our seven beautiful locations:

Sellwood Site: 7733 SE 13th Ave., Portland, OR 97202
Happy Valley Site: 12771 SE Sunnyside Rd. Clackamas, OR 97015
Tualatin Site: 6480 SW Nyberg Lane, Tualatin, OR 97062
Broadway Site: 8340 NE Broadway St. Suite D, Portland, OR 97220

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We have been serving families in the Portland area for 20 years and would like to invite you to learn why we were voted Portland's Favorite Preschool in Red Tricycle's 2016 Totally Awesome Awards. We provide an enriching and exploration-based curriculum, and work with infants as young as three months through kindergarten aged children. We are currently enrolling for our Summer Program, and still have some room for our program starting in the fall! Including Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten programs, we provide a safe and healthy environment for kiddos of a variety of ages to learn essential skills, including social and emotional development, potty training, letter and number recognition, sign language, and verbal communication. Over the summer, we focus on learning through play, and go on Nature Walks, visit with in-house guests, go on field trips, and learn about caterpillars and butterflies in our Live Science unit! Give us a call today to learn about our currentenrollment specials and to schedule a tour!

More about our program:
-Vegetarian and Organic Menu
-Accredited curricula
-Professionally trained teachers, with masters and/or bachelors degrees.
-Potty training programs
-Enrichment programs for music, science, math, gardening, cooking, and art.
-Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement classes
-Warm and welcoming environment!

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 reply to this posting with your resume and a brief introduction to you and your experience!

Willow Tree Preschool enrolling for 2017 -18

July 26, 2017

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The Willow Tree Preschool is in its 12th 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. We share our gratitude for nature, love of the arts and deep respect for playful inquiry in a multitude of ways. The warm beautiful home environment was created to meet the needs of  young children, who 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.

Weekly visits from the yoga and music 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

Happy Days Preschool has Fall Space Available!

July 25, 2017

Happy Days Preschool provides child guided learning in a state licensed, NE Portland home. We aim to create a secure and happy bridge between home and school life for children aged 2-5. We still have a few full time (7:30am-3:30pm) spots available for 3, 4 and 5 day schedules. Contact us now to tour our school, our 1/4 acre outdoor space and meet Miss Anna and Miss Chloe. 

website: www.happydayspreschoolpdx.com

email: happydayspreschool.pdx@gmail.com

instagram: @happydayspreschool

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Creative Minds Open House on July 27th from 5:30-7pm!

July 24, 2017

Come see the difference Creative Minds Learning Center schools can offer your family! We will be having an Open House on Thursday, July 27th from 5:30-7pm. This is a great opportunity for working parents to come view our schools after hours. Our directors and leadership team will be at our schools to show you around, answer your questions, and provide you with more information about our program! Visit us at four of our seven beautiful locations:

Sellwood Site: 7733 SE 13th Ave., Portland, OR 97202
Happy Valley Site: 12771 SE Sunnyside Rd. Clackamas, OR 97015
Tualatin Site: 6480 SW Nyberg Lane, Tualatin, OR 97062
Broadway Site: 8340 NE Broadway St. Suite D, Portland, OR 97220

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We have been serving families in the Portland area for 20 years and would like to invite you to learn why we were voted Portland's Favorite Preschool in Red Tricycle's 2016 Totally Awesome Awards. We provide an enriching and exploration-based curriculum, and work with infants as young as three months through kindergarten aged children. We are currently enrolling for our Summer Program, and still have some room for our program starting in the fall! Including Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten programs, we provide a safe and healthy environment for kiddos of a variety of ages to learn essential skills, including social and emotional development, potty training, letter and number recognition, sign language, and verbal communication. Over the summer, we focus on learning through play, and go on Nature Walks, visit with in-house guests, go on field trips, and learn about caterpillars and butterflies in our Live Science unit! Give us a call today to learn about our currentenrollment specials and to schedule a tour!

More about our program:
-Vegetarian and Organic Menu
-Accredited curricula
-Professionally trained teachers, with masters and/or bachelors degrees.
-Potty training programs
-Enrichment programs for music, science, math, gardening, cooking, and art.
-Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement classes
-Warm and welcoming environment!

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 reply to this posting with your resume and a brief introduction to you and your experience!

Portland Play Project is Now Enrolling Preschoolers!

July 21, 2017

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Portland Play Project is a Reggio-inspiredplay based and ecologically focused preschool in the Cully neighborhood. Our website is incredibly informative, please take some time to learn about how we do things and what we're made of. We have a few spots available for the 2017-2018 school year. Our day is from 8:30-3 and aftercare is from 3-5:30. We welcome children ages 2.5-5. Please send us an email or give a call to inquire.

info@portlandplayproject.com

www.portlandplayproject.com 

Open House at Creative Minds Learning Centers!

July 14, 2017

Join us for our Open House on Thursday, July 27th from 5:30-7pm! 

At our Broadway, Sellwood, Happy Valley, & Tualatin Schools! Visit our website for more information! 

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs. 

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling for summer and fall at our schools! We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! 

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Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

We are hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration. 

Openings at Creative Minds Learning Centers Happy Valley!

July 11, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs. 

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling for summer and fall at our Happy Valley location! This location serves infants as young as three months through kindergarteners. We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! 

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Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

We are hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration. 

Portland Play Project is Now Enrolling Preschoolers!

July 02, 2017

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Portland Play Project is a Reggio-inspiredplay based and ecologically focused preschool in the Cully neighborhood. Our website is incredibly informative, please take 10 minutes to learn about how we do things and what we're made of. We have a few spots available for the 2017-2018 school year. Our day is from 8:30-3 and aftercare is from 3-5:30. We welcome children ages 2.5-5. Please send us an email to inquire.

info@portlandplayproject.com

www.portlandplayproject.com 

 

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling for Summer and Fall!

June 30, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs. 

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling for summer and fall! We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! 

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Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

We are now hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration. 

CHINESE IMMERSION PRESCHOOL IN NE PORTLAND NOW ENROLLING

June 29, 2017

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Global Friends Language School is now open and enrolling 2-5 year olds for the Summer and Fall!  

Our mission:
To provide a high quality learning environment that encourages children to be excited about learning and exploring the world around them and grow into confident, caring, and multilingual individuals with a love for culture, language, diversity, and service.

Our state-certified, home-based preschool/daycare offers a child-oriented, developmentally appropriate preschool curriculum designed to meet the needs of the whole child. Our unique approach draws from Montessori, Reggio Emilia, and Language Immersion philosophies.  

Daily routines at Global Friends Language School motivate children to engage in many active learning experiences both indoors and outdoors. Throughout the day, children are free to choose from age-appropriate activities including art, music, language development, puzzles, math, science and nature, and dramatic play, helping them to develop self-esteem, independence, and problem-solving skills.

We are open Monday-Friday, 7:30 to 5:30. Come explore, share, play, learn, laugh, and grow with us!

Please contact us via email at globalfriendslanguageschool(at)gmail.com or by phone at 971-506-3261 to inquire or schedule a tour.  You can also find us on www.globalfriendslanguageschool.com to see more photos.

4505 NE 82nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97220

Willow Tree Preschool enrolling for fall

June 27, 2017

The Willow Tree Preschool is in its 12th year as a community of learners; we are an eclectic program influenced by the progressive early childhood IMG_2079
programs of Reggio Emilia, Italy, developed with over 20 years of experience in early childhood education. We share our gratitude for nature, love of the arts and deep respect for playful inquiry in a multitude of ways. The warm beautiful home environment was created to meet the needs of the young child. The children 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.

Weekly visits from the yoga and music 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 is Now Enrolling! 7 Locations in the Portland Metro Area!

Our Live Science Butterfly Unit is Starting Soon! Enroll Today!

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Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio-Emilia inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and weekly cooking classes! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! 

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling for summer and fall! We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

We are now hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration. 

Green Tulip Peace & Nature School Fall 2017 Open House!!

June 26, 2017

 ~ Portland's Only Free~Flowing School!
 
Who We Are:
The Green Tulip Peace and Nature School believes that children need independence and autonomy. We know that preschoolers are capable of making decisions that will impact how they learn and approach education in the future. We are a school that focuses less on academic achievements and more on whole self-development. We understand that nature and the outdoors are essential components to a happy, fulfilling childhood and are the foundation for self-awareness and self-esteem. We have seen first-hand the benefits of our work and have had great success in transforming how our children experience learning. The free flow environment has proven extremely effective in reducing stress and anxiety in children, especially children who fall on the Autism spectrum, struggle with social or general Anxiety, and children with ADHD. 
 
Our indoor/outdoor classrooms are carefully designed to provide a peaceful and safe learning space which allows the children freedom to explore knowing that their needs will be met. By doing so, our environment transforms to one less about classroom management and more about facilitating ideas and fostering creativity. It is a form play therapy that allows the children to learn at their own pace and work through challenges naturally, and over the years we’ve received numerous referrals by occupational therapists who saw the benefits of our work.
Our hope is to build connections, encourage awareness, and model acceptance.
 
We look forward to many happy years of working together and watching our children grow.
 
Philosophy & Approach:
Holistic education is based on the premise that each person finds identity, meaning, and purpose in life through connections to the community, to the natural world, and to spiritual values such as compassion and peace. Holistic education aims to call forth from people an intrinsic reverence for life and a passionate love of learning. This is done, not through an academic “curriculum” that condenses the world into instructional packages, but through direct engagement with the environment. Holistic education nurtures a sense of wonder.
 
What your child will experience at the Green Tulip:
The natural world as their classroom. Our outdoor classroom is set to accommodate most weather so children can be free to move about and learn in the environment the meets their needs.The outdoors is always accessible for learning, exploring, playing, or tending to our plants and animals. 
 
An outdoor classroom full of opportunities to learn including but not limited to an outdoor art station, library, sandbox, fairy garden, chicken coop, a dig pit, garden, climbing structures and more!
 
 A positive happy environment where curiosity is encouraged and nurtured.
 
 We naturally will introduce your child to delicious and nutritious foods. We serve organic, locally grown and sometimes even fruits and vegetables we grew ourselves. We believe that CLEAN preservative-free food is an essential for wellness, and cook from scratch whenever possible. 
    
Life Skills- Cooperation, relationship building, and working through emotions.
 
 A Sense of  Community
 
Independent and Free Play
 
 A Culture of  Peace; We will model and discuss peace often and will work very hard to spread it around.
 
Our goal is to create an environment that intrigues but does not overwhelm or over-stimulate the children. We offer an environment that is safe, healthy, comforting and free from chemicals. 


For more information or to RSVP to our open house, please email us at Greentulippreschool@gmail.com or visit our website at www.greentulipschool.com
 
Thank you and may you have a day filled with peace and joy!
 
 

Experienced, Respectful Nanny Available!

Hello! I am an experienced nanny searching for a new position, beginning this month! I am looking for a contract lasting June through sometime in November when I am due with my own little one.  I have worked as a fulltime professional nanny since June 2013, and my partner and I just moved to Portland from Seattle this month.  While I am sad to have left all of my beloved nanny families in Seattle, I am excited to connect with some wonderful Portland families!

My childcare philosophy draws from RIE, Montessori, and attachment/gentle parenting. I've primarily worked with toddlers and infants, and I am continually amazed by their curiosity, compassion, intelligence, and energetic awareness. I believe in treating children with respect, honoring their innate wisdom, and doing my own internal work so that I can be the most compassionate and loving caregiver possible. I m a big believer in natural and unassisted motor development, supporting independent play, teaching consent early, giving children the space to figure things out on their own (you won t see me demonstrating how to use a toy!), involving even young children in daily tasks around the house such as cooking and cleaning, and holding supportive emotional containers for big toddler emotions. I am familiar with Montessori philosophies, Waldorf pedagogy, RIE tenants, baby led weaning, babywearing, cloth diapering, elimination communication, gentle sleep training, co-sleeping, extended breastfeeding, and alternative pediatric medicine. I also work as a birth and postpartum doula, although I am not taking birth clients at this time. 

I look forward to hearing from you!

Warmly, 

Esmé

es.whrit@gmail.com

P.S. I would like to stay in Portland proper during this time! 

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling for our Summer Program!

June 20, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio-Emilia inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and a live-science butterfly unit in our summer program! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! 

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling for summer and fall! We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

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We are now hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration. 

Summer and Fall Openings at ChildRoots

June 19, 2017

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Need summer coverage? ChildRoots NW has openings!

At ChildRoots, we believe that children are capable and strong. They deserve beautiful spaces, high-quality materials, and curriculum that is built upon their interests. They deserve to be listened to and respected — their ideas are powerful. They deserve organic, whole foods; and spaces to run, jump, skip, and yell. They deserve a community that nurtures social and emotional intelligence and introduces letters and numbers. They deserve teachers that enliven their natural curiosity and foster a lifelong love of learning. We’re inspired by busy brains, running feet, and muddy puddles to stomp in. We ask questions, and respect each child’s innate curiosity. We look closer.

Our preschool program is influenced by the schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy. We believe that children are powerful, independent, and capable; and our program is designed to nurture these traits to build empowered, confident thinkers, dreamers, and tinkerers.

  • We’re committed to building community. Multiple school-wide and class events throughout the year bring us together for celebration, conversation, and shared experiences.
  • Our daily summer camp program offers children the chance to explore a variety of topics in small groups. See a sample atelier term schedule below.
  • On-site art studio offers each child the chance to experiment with a variety of different media, including sculpture, collage, printmaking, and textiles.

Here are just a few of our daily SUMMER CAMP choices:

  • Tie Dye, Volcano Making, Terrariums, Astronomy, Mural Painting, Wilderness Survival, Sun Prints, and Fairy Houses

ChildRoots has three locations in the heart of Portland, and we currently have just a few openings for ages 2 - 6 at our Northwest location. Interested in learning more? Check out our website, give our enrollment office a call at (503) 235-1151, or shoot us an email. We can't wait to get in touch. 

Creative Minds Learning Centers- Now Enrolling for Summer and Fall 2017!

June 13, 2017

 Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio-Emilia inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and a live-science butterfly unit in our summer program! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! 

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling for summer and fall! We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

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We are now hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration

Portland Play Project: Enrolling for Fall 2017

June 09, 2017

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Portland Play Project is a Reggio-inspired, play based and ecologically focused preschool in the Cully neighborhood. Our website is incredibly informative, please take 10 minutes to learn about how we do things and what we're made of. We have a few spots available for the 2017-2018 school year. Our day is from 8:30-3 and aftercare is from 3-5:30. We welcome children ages 2.5-5 

www.portlandplayproject.com  

Creative Minds Is Now Enrolling for Summer and Fall!

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio-Emilia inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and a live-science butterfly unit in our summer program! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! 

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling for summer and fall! We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

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We are now hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration

NEW CHINESE IMMERSION PRESCHOOL IN NE PORTLAND NOW ENROLLING

June 07, 2017

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Global Friends Language School is now open and enrolling 3-5 year olds for the Spring!  

Our mission:
To provide a high quality learning environment that encourages children to be excited about learning and exploring the world around them and grow into confident, caring, and multilingual individuals with a love for culture, language, diversity, and service.

Our state-certified, home-based preschool/daycare offers a child-oriented, developmentally appropriate preschool curriculum designed to meet the needs of the whole child. Our unique approach draws from Montessori, Reggio Emilia, and Language Immersion philosophies.  

Daily routines at Global Friends Language School motivate children to engage in many active learning experiences both indoors and outdoors. Throughout the day, children are free to choose from age-appropriate activities including art, music, language development, puzzles, math, science and nature, and dramatic play, helping them to develop self-esteem, independence, and problem-solving skills.

We are open Monday-Friday, 7:30 to 5:30. Come explore, share, play, learn, laugh, and grow with us!

Please contact us via email at globalfriendslanguageschool(at)gmail.com or by phone at 971-506-3261 to inquire or schedule a tour.  You can also find us on www.globalfriendslanguageschool.com to see more photos.

4505 NE 82nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97220

 

Creative Minds Learning Centers is Enrolling for Summer!

June 02, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio-Emilia inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and a live-science butterfly unit in our summer program! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! 

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling for summer and fall! We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

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We are now hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling for Summer! Call to schedule your tour today!

May 26, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months through 6 years. Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio-Emilia inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and a live-science butterfly unit in our summer program! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! 

We offer a year round program, and are now enrolling for summer! We have an exceptional summer program, full of nature walks, outdoor play, a live science butterfly unit, field trips, and in house guests! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

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Need Summer Care? ChildRoots is Enrolling!

May 25, 2017

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Need summer coverage? ChildRoots NW has openings!

At ChildRoots, we believe that children are capable and strong. They deserve beautiful spaces, high-quality materials, and curriculum that is built upon their interests. They deserve to be listened to and respected — their ideas are powerful. They deserve organic, whole foods; and spaces to run, jump, skip, and yell. They deserve a community that nurtures social and emotional intelligence and introduces letters and numbers. They deserve teachers that enliven their natural curiosity and foster a lifelong love of learning. We’re inspired by busy brains, running feet, and muddy puddles to stomp in. We ask questions, and respect each child’s innate curiosity. We look closer.

Our preschool program is influenced by the schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy. We believe that children are powerful, independent, and capable; and our program is designed to nurture these traits to build empowered, confident thinkers, dreamers, and tinkerers.

  • We’re committed to building community. Multiple school-wide and class events throughout the year bring us together for celebration, conversation, and shared experiences.
  • Our daily summer camp program offers children the chance to explore a variety of topics in small groups. See a sample atelier term schedule below.
  • On-site art studio offers each child the chance to experiment with a variety of different media, including sculpture, collage, printmaking, and textiles.

ATELIER SCHEDULE: Motion

Week 1: Woodshop
Week 2: Horticulture
Week 3: Movement
Week 4: Animation
Week 5: Locomotives
Week 6: Chemistry
Week 7: Advanced Filmmaking
Week 8: Water Science

ChildRoots has three locations in the heart of Portland, and we currently have just a few openings for ages 2 - 6 at our Northwest location. Interested in learning more? Check out our website, give our enrollment office a call at (503) 235-1151, or shoot us an email. We can't wait to get in touch. 

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling and Now Hiring!

May 16, 2017

We are now hiring Teachers and Aides at all of our schools!  We have part time and full time positions available, great summer job for a high school or college student looking into teaching! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off tuition for your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume and a brief description of your interest to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration. Apply today! 

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Creative Minds Learning Center serves children as young as three months, all the way up through private kindergarten. Our program focuses on creativity and learning through play and exploration! We have a Reggio-Emilia inspired art program, a gardening program, weekly language classes, and a live-science butterfly unit in our summer program! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily school curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! 

Ask about our Preferred Employer Program! You could receive 5% off tuition for your oldest child! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0  |  www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

7 Locations in Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin

 

Willow Tree Preschool enrolling for fall 2017

May 15, 2017

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The Willow Tree Preschool is in its 12th 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. We share our gratitude for nature, love of the arts and deep respect for playful inquiry in a multitude of ways. Willow Tree is in a warm beautiful home environment, that has been 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.

Weekly visits from the yoga and music 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 is now enrolling for summer! Call to schedule your tour today!

May 09, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center offers a creative learning program, were we focus on learning through play and exploration! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center!

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Creative Minds Learning Centers has been serving families in Portland for 20 years! We currently operate seven eco-friendly schools throughout SE Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We offer a Reggio-inspired art program, the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts, weekly Sign Language and Spanish, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! 

Ask about our Preferred Employer Program! You could receive 5% off tuition of your oldest child! 

Phone: (503) 252-000 Email: Info@mycmlc.com www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

Sellwood | Westmoreland | Woodstock | Broadway | Gateway | Happy Valley | Tualatin

 

We are now hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration

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Now Enrolling 2.5-5 yr olds - Portland Play Project - a Reggio-inspired Preschool

May 08, 2017

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We have spots available for two and five days a week - preschool from 8:30-3 and aftercare from 3-5:30. We are play based, ecologically focused and family centered. 

First day of school is September 5, 2017.

Please check out www.portlandplayproject.com for more details and to send an email of inquiry. 

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling for our Summer Program!

May 05, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center offers a creative learning program, were we focus on learning through play and exploration! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center!

18057684_10154412097106641_6708013229931617286_nCreative Minds Learning Centers has been serving families in Portland for 20 years! We currently operate seven eco-friendly schools throughout SE Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We offer a Reggio-inspired art program, the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts, weekly Sign Language and Spanish, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! 

Ask about our Preferred Employer Program! You could receive 5% off tuition of your oldest child! 

Phone: (503) 252-000 Email: Info@mycmlc.com www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

Sellwood | Westmoreland | Woodstock | Broadway | Gateway | Happy Valley | Tualatin

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We are now hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration

Creative Minds is Enrolling for Summer! Year round learning program!

May 02, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center offers a creative learning program, were we focus on learning through play and exploration! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center!18199112_10154416644011641_1366258520519678749_n

Creative Minds Learning Centers has been serving families in Portland for 20 years! We currently operate seven eco-friendly schools throughout SE Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We offer a Reggio-inspired art program, the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts, weekly Sign Language and Spanish, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! 

Ask about our Preferred Employer Program! You could receive 5% off tuition of your oldest child! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004

Email: Info@mycmlc.com

www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

Sellwood | Westmoreland | Woodstock | Broadway | Gateway | Happy Valley | Tualatin

We are now hiring Teachers and Aides, part time and full time positions available. Apply to join our dynamic team today! We offer our teachers a large variety of benefits, including a full benefits package, paid time off, bonus programs, and an extremely generous child care discount (up to 90% off your child!). Visit our website for a full list of the available positions and benefits! Send your resume to HumanResources@mycmlc.com for immediate consideration. 

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ChildRoots has Preschool Availability - Now and for Fall!

April 26, 2017

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At ChildRoots, we believe that children are capable and strong. They deserve beautiful spaces, high-quality materials, and curriculum that is built upon their interests. They deserve to be listened to and respected — their ideas are powerful. They deserve organic, whole foods; and spaces to run, jump, skip, and yell. They deserve a community that nurtures social and emotional intelligence and introduces letters and numbers. They deserve teachers that enliven their natural curiosity and foster a lifelong love of learning. We’re inspired by busy brains, running feet, and muddy puddles to stomp in. We ask questions, and respect each child’s innate curiosity. We look closer.

Our preschool program is influenced by the schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy. We believe that children are powerful, independent, and capable; and our program is designed to nurture these traits to build empowered, confident thinkers, dreamers, and tinkerers.

  • We’re committed to building community. Multiple school-wide and class events throughout the year bring us together for celebration, conversation, and shared experiences.
  • Our daily atelier program offers children the chance to explore a variety of topics in small groups. See a sample atelier term schedule below.
  • On-site art studio offers each child the chance to experiment with a variety of different media, including sculpture, collage, printmaking, and textiles.

ATELIER SCHEDULE: Motion

Week 1: Woodshop
Week 2: Horticulture
Week 3: Movement
Week 4: Animation
Week 5: Locomotives
Week 6: Chemistry
Week 7: Advanced Filmmaking
Week 8: Water Science

ChildRoots has three locations in the heart of Portland, and we currently have just a few openings for toddlers and preschoolers at our Northwest location. Interested in learning more? Check out our website, give our enrollment office a call at (503) 235-1151, or shoot us an email. We can't wait to get in touch. 

Kindergarten Round Up April 27th for Creative Minds!

April 25, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Center offers a creative learning program, were we focus on learning through play and exploration! Watch your child thrive while going to school at a Creative Minds Learning Center! On April 27th you will have the opportunity to learn more about our Kindergarten program and meet our Kindergarten teachers! We will provide you with sample curriculum and more information about our program!

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More About Our Kindergarten Programs:
-Accredited curricula
-Small class sizes (10 or less children in each class)
-Professionally trained teachers, with masters and/or bachelors degrees.
-Enrichment programs for music, science, math, gardening, cooking, and art.
Skills we focus on:
-Letter Recognition
-Initial/Final Consonant Sounds
-Long & Short Vowel Sounds
-Blending Phonemes
-Reading Comprehension
-Creative Writing
-Number Concepts
-Addition & Subtraction
-Ordinal Position & Patterning
-Measurement, Time & Money
-Prediction, Analysis & Experimentation
-Cultural Awareness
-Warm and welcoming environment!
-Exploration-based play encouraging learning and independence.

April 27th from 5:30-7pm:
Happy Valley
12771 SE Sunnyside Rd. Clackamas, OR 97015
Broadway
8340 NE Broadway Suite D, Portland, OR 97220
Sellwood
7733 SE 13th, Portland, OR 97202

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0

Email: Info@mycmlc.com

www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

Sellwood | Westmoreland | Woodstock | Broadway | Gateway | Happy Valley | Tualatin

Serving Infants through Private Kindergarten Since 1997

MINI ME INFANT CARE

 
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"The first two years of a child's life help shape their future.
Consistent care is top priority!
"After all, a good beginning lasts a lifetime!"
 
Welcome to "MINI ME INFANT CARE"!
In our care you will find a warm, welcoming environment where your baby can grow from a little miracle, to miraculously curious! At Mini Me Infant Care we provide Boutique style care that is Personalized care for your child's unique personality, stage of development, and their individual needs. Children are held and rocked to sleep, we practice verbalizing throughout the day, music and sensory play are a fun exploration into the world around them! Personal, warm and consistent care is the core of the care we provide to your "Mini Me". We are focused on keeping your child happy, engaged and Learning.
 
   http://www.thekidsshopdaycare.com/?page_id=11
503-869-0715
WE ARE LOCATED IN THE MILWAUKIE AREA
 
We are an ALL INCLUSIVE PROGRAM, meaning we provide everything for baby! Including formula, diapers, wipes etc. Once they reach 2 years old my preschool program THE KIDS SHOP DAYCARE is the natural next step. Here they will then learn all their Kindergarten readiness skills!
"After all, a good beginning lasts a lifetime"!

 

 *    We Support Breast Feeding Moms

*FORMULA AND DIAPERS INCLUDED!

*ECO FRIENDLY

*BOTTLES SANITIZED DAILY

*SEPARATE NAP AREA

*DAILY UPDATE SHEETS

*SPACIOUS INDOOR PLAY AREA

*MONDAY - FRIDAY 7am - 6:00pm

Atlas West Linn - Coming Soon!

April 21, 2017

 

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Atlas Immersion Academy is pleased to announce the opening of their newest location, bringing French and Spanish language immersion childcare to West Linn this September. Atlas, founded in 2010, operates language immersion preschool and childcare centers in the Portland-metro area.

Atlas West Linn will offer French and Spanish language immersion programs for children between the ages of 3 months to 6 years in a Certified Childcare Center at the former Three Rivers Charter School location, 4975 Willamette Falls Drive.  Atlas plans to host a series of open houses over the summer.  Interested families can learn more on their website www.atlasimmersionacademy.com

 

Atlas Immersion Academy’s mission is to provide a safe, nurturing, and developmentally appropriate early childhood environments for the children and families we serve, while introducing and reinforcing the acquisition of a foreign language through daily interaction between caregivers and children.

happy days preschool now enrolling in ne cully neighborhood

April 20, 2017

HAPPY DAYS PRESCHOOL is currently enrolling ages 2-5! We provide child guided education located on a 1/4 acre lot in a NE Portland home. Reggio Emilia inspired. Available to start immediately! We offer half day options 7:30am-12:30pm or full day 7:30am-3:30pm, three /four/five days a week. 

email: happydayspreschool.pdx@gmail.com

website: www.happydayspreschoolpdx.com