What is the Portage Project?


Since 1969, The Portage Project has been a leader in the development of educational curriculum and materials for young children; in addition to providing direct service to children and their families.

The Portage Guide supports parents in promoting the development of young children. It is used throughout the world in over 60 countries.

The Portage Project is a division of CESA # 5 (Cooperative Educational Service Agency 5) located in Portage, Wisconsin.  CESA 5 is one of twelve regional agencies throughout the state.  Portage Project materials were created and are distributed by CESA 5.