Preschool Screening Team

The La Salle/Putnam County Preschool Team assists local education agencies and districts by conducting Child Find activities. During a screening, various skills are briefly assessed. These include fine motor, readiness/cognition, gross motor, speech/language, hearing and vision. Preschool Team Members are:

Michelle Pangrcic, Early Childhood Special Education Teacher and Diagnostician
Molly Kasperski, Speech/Language Pathologist
LuAnn Winterrowd, Hearing and Vision Technician
Julie O'Brien Smith, Speech/Language Pathologist and Coordinator (As Needed)
Jean Gula, Secretary

L.E.A.S.E. Preschool Team General Screening Dates

Due to the uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic, screenings currently scheduled are subject to change.  Click here for COVID-19 related screening guidelines.

Please note that any child may attend any location of screening, regardless of what district they reside in.

*Birth to 3 screenings can be scheduled for these dates as well, if an * is next to the District name.

Call the L.E.A.S.E. Office (815) 433-6433 for other questions related to Preschool screenings.

Districts Location of Screening Date of Screening Phone Number
Streator Holy Trinity Church 03/05/2021 815-433-6433
Mendota First United Methodist Church 03/08/2021 815-433-6433
Ottawa First Presbyterian Church 03/10/2021 815-433-6433
Streator Holy Trinity Church 03/12/2021 815-433-6433
Peru St. John's Church 03/15/2021 815-433-6433
Seneca Seneca Elementary School 03/16/2021
Peru St. John's Church 04/12/2021 815-433-6433
Marseilles Marseilles Elementary *04/13/2021
Mendota First United Methodist Church  04/15/2021 815-433-6433
Streator Holy Trinity Church 04/16/2021 815-433-6433
Putnam County Primary School 04/19/2021 815-882-2800 (ext 1)
Oglesby Oglesby Lincoln Elementary  04/23/2021 815-883-9137
Ottawa First Presbyterian Church 04/27/2021 815-433-6433
Streator Holy Trinity Church 04/28/2021 815-433-6433
Peru Peru Northview School 04/29/2021