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Kimberly Siltman, PreK Programs Coordinator
Developmental Screening (Preschool Screening)

The purpose of Developmental Screening is to assess children's speech and language development, problem-solving skills, fine and gross motor skills, and social skills. Any family living within District 186 boundaries can request a developmental screening or "Learning Check Up" of their child's age appropriate skills. At the time of screening, families will be asked to provide their child's original Certified Birth Certificate to verify the child's age.

 A Developmental Screening must take place prior to a child's enrollment in Early Start. Screening appointments are scheduled each month throughout the school year. To learn more about screening, please call the Early Start Program Office at 217-525-3365.

2019-20 Screening Dates

September 6th, 13th, & 20th              February 21st              
October 4th & 11th                             March 6th, 13th, & 27th               
November 22nd                                  April 17th              
January17th                                         May 8th