Preschool screenings set March 7 at First UMC

MENDOTA – L.E.A.S.E. will be holding free preschool screenings on Tuesday, March 7 in the morning at First United Methodist Church, 100 E. Sixth St., Mendota.

An appointment can be made by calling Jean at 815-433-6433. The screenings are for children who are 3 or 4 years old. L.E.A.S.E.  will screen key developmental areas such as motor development, speech, language, vision, hearing and general readiness. It is asked that only one parent/caregiver bring the child to the appointment.

All children must be screened to be eligible for the Mendota District #289 Preschool Program. If your child is currently enrolled in the Mendota District Preschool for All Program, he/she does not need to be screened again. Applications for Mendota District #289 Preschool will be at the screenings. The applications and screenings will be reviewed by the preschool team, and you will be contacted as to whether your child qualifies for preschool.