Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)

    • All students have IEP's (Individualized Education Programs)
    • Class size varies from 5-10
    • 1 teacher, 2-3 assistants 
    • Modified Creative Curriculum materials and unit plans
    • Visual schedules for each student 
    • Individualized structured tasks for each student
    • Social Worker, Speech Therapist, and Occupational Therapist push into classroom
    • Students may or may not attend the Park District on Mondays
    • Eligible for door-to-door transportation
    • Weekly Art and Music Therapy

Blended Preschool

    • Students with and without IEP's
    • Class sizes vary from 10-15
    • 1 teacher, 2 assistants 
    • Utilize Creative Curriculum materials and unit plans
    • Play-based format
    • Students independently transition from center to center
    • Social Worker, Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist may push into the classroom for centers
    • Students attend the Park District of Forest Park on Mondays
    • Typically not eligible for transportation

Early Childhood Announcements