About Us!

Hi I’m Jessica – Co-Director of PELP, MA.
I absolutely LOVE teaching this curriculum to children! Our classes, camps, and story times are full of books, songs, manipulatives, and games. The tried-and-true method that we use is not only fun – it’s functional! Children don’t even realize that they’re learning!

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What to Expect in our Family Spanish Classes!

Our family classes are a combination of routine and new activities. Once you’ve come to class a few times, you and your budding adventurer will soon become familiar with our Hola and Adios songs, along with many of our other routine songs and gross motor activities. Predictable structure, along with familiar songs and activities, provide…

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Dia De Los Muertos ⋆ Portland Early Learning Project

Have you ever had a picnic in the graveyard? At night? With lots of candles and a mariachi band? If so, you’ve probably been lucky enough to celebrate Día de los muertos, or Day of the Dead, an important cultural holiday celebrated in Mexico and some regions in Latin America, and even in some places…

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Different Levels of Learning ⋆ Portland Early Learning Project

When our children learn a skill, such as a new language, parents or caregivers might feel anxious to test their progress. It’s exciting, after all, to see a child’s growth and development happen right before our eyes.  However, learning is a process and there are several different levels kids go through as they work their…

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