Preschool Enrollment Information

PNS would like to provide our preschool enrollment information to give you a better understanding of our enrollment process. Enrollment is open until all 15 spaces are full, with applications accepted on a rolling basis. We strongly encourage families to visit the classroom before applying, in order to become familiar with the school and parent responsibilities. Tuition is $235 per …

Our Co-Op Preschool Program | Portland Maine

Portland Nursery School was locally Founded in 1972. We are a non-profit, state-licensed, parent-led cooperative preschool serving greater Portland area. We are comnvienty located in Woodford’s Congregational Church, serving Portland’s Deering Center neighborhood. Our Co-Op Preschool Program offers a multi-age preschool program for children aged 3-5. We meet for class three times a week, Tuesday through Thursday, 8:30am – 12pm. …

Learn About Our Preschool Teacher | Miss Elizabeth

Our dedicated and caring teacher, Elizabeth Richards,is an accomplished early childhood educator with nearly 20 years of experience, including 3 years at PNS. Her gift for teaching young children is evident in everything she does, from her attentive interactions with students to her thoughtfully-planned, developmentally appropriate curriculum. One of our greatest assets is our dedicated and talented teacher, Elizabeth Richards. …

Day in the Life: Our Days at PNS

Our engaging, play-based curriculum encourages children to develop their interests and gain new skills through exploration and discovery. Through both self-directed play and guided group and individual activities, children master key learning objectives during their time at PNS, so that they are ready to thrive in kindergarten. Our spacious classroom includes a variety of learning stations such as areas for …

Parental Responsibilities at PNS

Portland Nursery School Cooperative Experience Portland Nursery School shines because of our co-op structure, which allows parents to be actively involved in their child’s early educational experience. However this will also bring some parental responsibilities. In this model, our teacher plans and delivers all educational programming, but parents provide administrative support for the school and perform many of the tasks …

What’s your Hidden Talent?

We welcome parents to share their special talents with our class. Through the years we have had parents share science experiments, wellness, music, yoga, fitness, gardening, cooking, sign language, Spanish and other lessons within our school day. Students are always excited to see their family member share their special talent with the class!

Little Monsters Ball – A Birth Roots Halloween

We are VERY excited to join the fun at the Birth Roots “Little Monsters Ball”- We’ll have a fun kids activity as well as info on our co-op preschool. Be sure to stop by and play with with us. We are currently enrolling toddlers & preschoolers ages 2yrs 9mos and up! #playbasedpreschool #CoOpsRock #LearnThroughPlay #LittleMonstersBall2018 For more information please visit …