Early Childhood Education Program 2022-2023

2022-2023 Open Registration

  • The Itasca Park District Early Childhood Education Program is a theme-based curriculum emphasizing alphabet recognition, phonics, and numbers.
  • These skills are acquired through a variety of games, art, music, stories, and science activities, along with daily small group work at the Rec Center & Springbrook Nature Center.
  • Our highly qualified teaching staff is carefully following guidelines from the Illinois Department of Public Health to provide students with a safe and fun format for learning. 
  • Summer Registration is also taking place for Tiny Tikes, Preschool & Junior Kindergarten 
  • Questions? Call Chris Carling, Rec Supervisor at 630.773.2257

2021-22 Current Class Openings

Please call for information on available spots in current Junior Kindergarten, Preschool, Enrichment (extra day option) and Tiny Tikes classes at 630.773.2257. School resumes the week of January 6th, 2022. 

Registration Guidelines

  • Online Registration for any Early Education Program must be paid in full. 
  • In-person registration is being accepted at the Itasca Rec Center, payment plans are available only in person. 
  • There is a $75 cancellation fee for withdrawing from Tiny Tikes, Preschool or Junior Kindergarten
  • There is a $25 cancellation fee for withdrawing from the Enrichment additional day options.

Registration Requirements before the start of the school year

  • First Payment (All Students)
  • Proof of Residency, i.e. Driver’s License or utility bill (All Students before the start of school)
  • Copy of Birth Certificate (All Students before the start of school )
  • School Physical for Preschool & Junior Kindergarten Program (All Students due by October 15, 2022)

2022-2023 Payment Info

Program Due at Reg: Res/Non-Res Plan 1 due Aug 10 Plan 2
8 Installments
Total
Plan 1
Total 
Plan 2
Tiny Tikes 2 Day- M/W $164/$177 $1,103/$1,231 $164/$177 $1,267/$1,408 $1,476/$1,593
Tiny Tikes 3rd Day-Fri $100/$107 $631/$688 $100/$107 $731/$795 $900/$963
Tiny Tikes 1 Day- Jan 2022 Fri $140/$149 $370/$398 $140/$149 $510/$547 $560/$596- 4 payments
Preschool 2 Day-T/Th $178/$191 $1,249/$1,344 $178/$191 $1,427/$1,535 $1,602/$1,719
Preschool 3rd Day- M $91/$95 $557/$589 $91/$95 $648/$684 $819/$855
Preschool 3rd Day-W or F $102/$106 $642/$681 $102/$106 $744/$787 $918/$954
Jr Kindergarten 3 day MWF* $200/$216 $1,433/$1,552 $200/$216 $1,633/$1,768 $1,800/$1,944
Jr Kindergarten 4 day T or Th $109/$121 $702/$790 $109/$121 $811$911 $981/$1,089
Jr Kindergarten 5th day T/Th $153/$171 $1,113/$1,248 $153/$1,171 $1,266/$1,419 $1,377/$1,539