Junior Kindergarten, Preschool & Tiny Tikes

New! Friday Tiny Tikes Class added! Fridays 11:30am-1:30pm Jan 4-May 19 for ages 24-36 months. Register now!



2017-2018 Information Night
for Prospective Students

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 • 6:30 p.m.
Come visit our classrooms and meet the teachers of Itasca Park District’s Early
Education classes as they present an overview of our three year program. They will
discuss curriculum, program goals, and class routine as well as answer any of your
questions. Classes are offered for children who will be 2 or older by September 1,
2017. Open Registration begins Monday, January 16th. (CC)



2016-2017 Current Class Openings

Please call for information about available spots in our current Junior Kindergarten,
Preschool, Enrichment and Tiny Tikes classes. School resumes the week of January 3rd.
(630)773-2257.



2017-2018 Registration
Pre-Registration * Wednesday Jan 4th - Sun Jan 15th
Open Enrollment Beginning Monday Jan 16th

*Pre-registration for 2017-2018 Preschool and Jr. Kindergarten programs will be allowed
for those currently enrolled in the Itasca Park District Tiny Tikes or Preschool Programs.
Current students will receive pre-registration information in class.
A $75 non-refundable, non-transferrable deposit will be required for enrollment in all early childhood programs. Proof of residency will be required for both returning and new
students, i.e. Driver’s License or utility bill. All new students will be required to provide a
copy of their birth certificate to register for class. All new Preschool and Junior Kindergarten students must have a school physical on file by October 15. Mail-in registration will not be accepted. Online registration is not available. Registration will be accepted during regular business hours at the Itasca Recreation Center.


This program follows the Itasca School District #10 Calendar for holidays and weather related closings. (CC)



Online Registration is not available for Preschool Programs.



We now offer Summer JK, Preschool and Tiny Tikes Programs!

Follow this Link for more information.

Preschool Testimonials


  • "The best thing about the program is the teachers! They are great with kids, very knowledgeable and approachable." 4/27/2016
  • "Ms. Debbie & teachers are amazing & so patient with students. Curriculum is great" 4/24/2015
  • Wonderful program! I have had 3 boys go through your pre-school program and could not be more pleased!" 4/29/2014

Junior Kindergarten


Our Junior Kindergarten program provides excellent groundwork for Kindergarten and future learning. Using a theme-based curriculum, the class emphasizes alphabet recognition, phonics, and numbers. These skills are acquired through a variety of games, art, music, stories, science and cooking activities, along with daily small group work.


2016-2017 Junior Kindergarten runs through May 18, 2017



Ages


4 to 5 years old (Children must turn 4 by September 1, 2017 and be toilet trained)


 

DAYS DATE TIME CODE
 
2017-2018 Schedule
Mon / Wed / Fri September 6, 2017 - May 16, 2018 8:45 - 11:45 a.m.  510103-01
Mon / Wed / Fri September 6, 2017 - May 16, 2018 12:15 - 3:15 p.m.  510103-02  

Teachers


  • Debbie Maginity
  • Wendy Hartnett
  • Tracy Gonzalez
  • Andrea Gander
LOCATION: Itasca Rec Center

Junior Kindergarten 2017-2018
(add for a 4 Day Option)


AGE: 4 by Sept. 1, 2017 and toilet-trained.
This class has been developed for students who are ready for an additional day of
learning or for those who would benefit from more individualized attention in a
small class setting. This program will enhance the curriculum being taught in the
Itasca Park District M/W/F classes. Students will be able to use the outdoor
facilities at the Nature Center to extend what has been learned in the classroom.
Registration will be accepted during regular business hours at the Itasca Recreation
Center. (CC)


DAY       DATE                  TIME                  FEE               CODE

Thu        Sep 7-May 17*    8:45-11:45am    $619/$715     511403-01
LOCATION: Nature Center
TEACHER: Ms. Wendy MIN/MAX: 8/12



Preschool Class


Our Preschool program offers your child an introduction to structured learning and socialization using educational games, art, music, and stories along with unstructured play in a theme-based curriculum. The class emphasizes color, shape, and number recognition, along with cooperation and social skills.



Ages


3 to 4 years old (Children must turn 3 by September 1, 2017 and be toilet trained)
 


 
2016-2017 Preschool Schedule runs through May 18, 2017

2017-2018 Preschool Schedule

DAY DATE TIME  CODE  
Tue & Thu Sept 5, 2017 - May 17, 2018 9 - 11:30 a.m.  510100-01
Tue & Thu
Sept 5, 2017 - May 17, 2018 9 - 11:30 a.m.  510100-02  
Tue & Thu Sept 6, 2017 - May 17, 2018
12:15 - 2:45 p.m.  510100-03  

Teachers


  • Debbie Maginity
  • Maureen Kuhn
  • Tracy Gonzalez
  • Pam Smith

Preschool 2017-2018
(add for a 3 Day Option)

AGE: 3 by Sept. 1, 2017 and toilet-trained.


This class has been developed for students who are ready for an additional day of
learning or for those who would benefit from more individualized attention in a small
class setting. This program will enhance the curriculum being taught in the Itasca Park
District T/TH classes. Students will be able to use the outdoor facilities at the Nature
Center to extend what has been learned in the classroom. Registration will be accepted
during regular business hours at the Itasca Recreation Center. (CC)


DAY     DATE                TIME             FEE                CODE
Wed     Sep 6-May 16   9-11:30am    $561/$602     511400-01
LOCATION: Nature Center
TEACHER: Ms. Maureen, Ms. Pam MIN/MAX: 6/10




Tiny Tikes


This transitional class is designed for children ages 24-36 months who will be attending class alone for the first time. Students will participate in circle time activities, stories, creative art, free play, gym time, snack, and more! Payment plans are available.

Registration


A $75 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit will be required for enrollment in all Tiny Tikes classes.

Proof of residency and a copy of student’s birth certificate will be required at time of registration. Registration will be accepted during regular business hours. No mail in or Online registration will be accepted.

2016-2017 Tiny Tikes Schedule runs through May 19, 2017



New! Friday Tiny Tikes Class added Jan 4, 2017-May 19, 2017 11:30am-1:30pm Fee: $288/$323 plus $75 deposit.


Age: 24 to 36 months *must be 24 months by Sept 1, 2017


 
2017-2018 Tiny Tikes Schedule

DAY
DATE
TIME
CODE
 Mon & Wed
September 6, 2017 - May 16, 2018
9-11am
 510101-01
Mon & Wed
September 6, 2017 - May 16, 2018
11:30am-1:30pm
510101-02
Friday September 8, 2017 - May 18, 2018
9-11am
 510101-03


Teachers


  • Wendy Hartnett
  • Jeanine Colella 
  • Enza Levar

Location


Kaleidoscope Room

 

Payment Dates


  • Plan 1: One Full Payment due August 10
  • Plan 2: Electronic Fund Transfer from your account on the 10th or next business day of Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar and Apr.

More Information


For more information, contact Chris at 630-773-2257630-773-2257 or email. We look forward to working with your child and watching them learn and grow!

2016-2017

Payment Plans

PROGRAM NON-REFUNDABLE
DEPOSIT
PLAN 1
(One Payment)
R/NR

 PLAN 2 (9 EFT Payments)

R/NR

Tiny Tikes (Mon/Wed)
$75
$942/$1059
$107/$120
Tiny Tikes
(Friday)
$75
$499/$560
N/A-N/A
Preschool
$75
$1066/$1169
$121/$132
Junior Kindergarten
$75
$1246/$1375
$141/$155
Preschool Enrichment*
--
$561/$602
NA
JK Enrichment*
--
$619/$715
N/A
*Must pay in full at time of sign up.
For Enrichment classes: if a student is withdrawn from a class, a $25 fee will be charged.

2017-2018 Payment Plans

     
Non-Refundable
Non-Transferable Deposit
Plan 1
(One Payment) R/NR
Plan 2
(9 EFT Payments) R/NR
Tiny Tikes (M/W)
$75 $962/$1,079 $122/$135
Tiny Tikes* (F)
$75 $519/$580 N/A
Preschool $75 $1,086/$1,189 $136/$147
Jr. Kindergarten
$75 $1,266/$1,395 $156/$170
Preschool 3rd Day Option*
$0 $561/$602 N/A
JK 4th Day Option*
$0 $619/$715 N/A