Portland Montessori Collaborative

Portland Montessori Collaborative, or pdxMC is a Montessori pre-school in Portland, Oregon offering full and part day care for infants three months through Kindergarten. We are a year round school offering four and five day schedules for full and part day care. We boast wholesome meals cooked on site, trained and experienced staff, a commitment to environmental sustainability, and a thoughtful outdoor curriculum. Our school is a wonderful nurturing place to learn and grow.

Our Vision and Mission:

We share Dr. Maria Montessori’s vision of a peaceful world. We envision a world where people can reach their full human potential and live a purposeful and authentic life.

Our mission is to provide a loving and nurturing space for children to explore, grow, learn, and connect with other children and adults in the context of the Montessori philosophy and pedagogy. We offer an adaptive approach to early childhood education; an authentic Montessori program inspired by the schools of Reggio Emilia and moved by the philosophy and teachings of Magda Gerber.

We are guided by the values of:

  • respect
  • community
  • diversity
  • collaboration

Our program goals include:

  • Supporting the natural development of children
  • Supporting the development of self regulation
  • To instill a life long love of learning
  • To be a support for working families
  • To be a resource for families

Please click here for our Parent’s Handbook.


The Portland Montessori Collaborative values and celebrates diversity. The Portland Montessori Collaborative is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of ability, race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or religion.

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