Early Childhood Special Education 3-5 year olds

  • The Early Childhood Special Education program is for children, ages 3-5, who exhibit developmental delays that impact educational skills in two or more of the following areas:

    1. Speech and Language skills (receptive, expressive, pragmatic and articulation skills)
    2. Fine and/or gross motor skills
    3. Pre-academic skills (readiness, thinking and reasoning skills)
    4. Social and emotional skills


    Lake Villa offers a morning session of Early Childhood. The number of students for this classroom is 10 with a teacher and two paraprofessionals. The program provides structured opportunities for students to expand their skills. Instruction is aligned with Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards.

    Lake Villa also offers sessions of Early Childhood Education classes. These classes follow an inclusion model and has 20 students with a teacher and two paraprofessionals. 


    CONTACT: Laura Eschbach at (847)245-8053 for an appointment
    MUST PROVIDE: Proof of residency and original birth certificate (bring documents to the District Office)

    Screenings/Evaluations will be held at:

    Thompson Elementary School located at 515 Thompson Lane, Lake Villa