Blaisdale Montessori School, is a private Montessori School founded in 1969 by Mrs. Eleanor Wilson. It has a long and proud tradition as one of the first Montessori Schools in Canada. The principal of the School is one of the few principals in Canada who was trained directly from Mrs. R. Montessori. The school has 7 campuses throughout Ontario predominantly in the Durham and York regions. The schools are located in Pickering, Scarborough, Ajax Oshawa and Bowmanville. The School services all surrounding areas including, Toronto, Markham, Stouville, Clarington, and Port Perry. The School cares for and educates, Infant, Toddler, Pre-School and School-aged chidren from 12 months to grade 8. In addition to regular school hours, the school provides before and after school child care and during holidays throughout the year.