Scuola Italiana di Portland promotes the Italian language and culture to children and adults in a student-centered environment, nurturing responsible, global citizens by providing cross-cultural understanding and fostering a deep appreciation for world civilizations that intersect with the Italian culture. Scuola Italiana di Portland (Italian School of Portland) offers full- immersion courses in Italian language and culture for all ages, including a Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool for 3-5 year olds.