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

Earlville

Immanuel Lutheran Church

10/06/21

815-433-6433

Mendota

First United Methodist Church

10/12/21

815-433-6433

Leland

Bethany Church

10/20/21
10/21/21

815-433-6433

Ottawa

First Presbyterian Church

10/22/21

815-433-6433 

Peru

St. John's Church

10/26/21

815-433-6433

Streator

Holy Trinity Church

10/29/21

815-433-6433

Ottawa First Presbyterian Church 11/03/21 815-433-6433
Streator Holy Trinity Church 11/05/21 815-433-6433
Mendota First United Methodist Church 11/15/21 815-433-6433
Peru St. John's Church 11/22/21 815-433-6433