Special Education

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Preschool screening dates for 2015-2016 are: Friday, October 16 8 am – 12 pm & Friday, February 5 8 am – 12 pm

Early Childhood Screenings are held during the school year to identify students who may need special services prior to entering Kindergarten. Areas to be screened include: concepts, speech/language, vision/hearing, & coordination. These screenings are for children ages 3-5 who reside in Center Cass School District #66.

Please contact the Office of Student Services (630) 783-5168 for further information or to schedule an appointment.

Special Education Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Disability Determination / Special Education Categories

Educational Rights & Responsibilities: Understanding Special Education in IL

Referral List for Parents

Special Education Teachers

Elizabeth Ide Special Education:

Betsy Spizzirri Blog
Heather Tran Blog Caroline Carbray

Prairieview Special Education:

Tania Forsman
Julie Krasnodebski
Lisa Donar

Lakeview Special Education:

Amy Mesker
Lisa Schuyler
Colleen Nino

Early Childhood Education

CCSD66 Early Childhood Education – Information & Parent Resources

Additional Resources

CCSD66 – Prairieview Preschool Program
Referral List for Parents – Preschools
Parent Link Night (3/5/09): Homework Help Handout
School Readiness – Preparing Children for Kindergarten & Beyond: Information for Parents
Resources for School Physicals


Special Education

RTI Resources

Activities for Home

Fine Motor Activities