Special Education

Students with disabilities, who do not qualify for an individual education program under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, may qualify for services under Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 if the student (1) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, (2) has a record of a physical or mental impairment, or (3) is regarded as having a physical or mental impairment.  To inquire about the identification, assessment and placement of students, contact:
Kimberly Liles, Director of Student Services
630-783-5168 or kliles@ccsd66.org

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Early Childhood Screenings are held during the school year to identify students who may need special services prior to entering Kindergarten. Areas to be screened include: concepts, speech/language, vision/hearing, & coordination. These screenings are for children ages 3-5 who reside in Center Cass School District #66.  Screenings are for children whose parents have concerns.

Please contact the Office of Student Services (630) 783-5168 for further information or to schedule an appointment.

Special Education Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Disability Determination / Special Education Categories

Educational Rights & Responsibilities: Understanding Special Education in IL

Referral List for Parents

Special Education Teachers

Elizabeth Ide Special Education:

Betsy Spizzirri
Heather Tran
Caroline Carbray

Prairieview Special Education:

Julie Krasnodebski
Colleen Nino
Lisa Donar

Lakeview Special Education:

Amy Mesker
Lisa Schuyler
Jennifer Davis

Early Childhood Education

Anna Maria Parker

CCSD66 Early Childhood Education – Information & Parent Resources

Additional Resources

CCSD66 –  Preschool Program
Referral List for Parents – Preschools
Parent Link Night (3/5/09): Homework Help Handout
School Readiness – Preparing Children for Kindergarten & Beyond: Information for Parents
Resources for School Physicals


Activities for Home

Fine Motor Activities