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
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|
|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