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Preschool Programming

Mundelein ESD 75 offers preschool programming to students identified as at-risk during the screening process or students who qualify for special education programming. 
 
JumpStart is a general education classroom for students who qualify based on the District's screening process. JumpStart classes are taught by general education teachers and have twenty students per section. Each classroom is staffed with a teacher and paraprofessional. 
 
Early Childhood Special Education is a special education classroom for students eligible for Special Education services and needs a smaller, more supported classroom setting. Each classroom can have a maximum of ten students and is staffed with a special education teacher and paraprofessional. This placement choice is a team decision made during the child's IEP meeting. 
 
EXLS is a special education classroom for students identified as needing special education services and support from a longer, more structured school day with focused instruction on executive functioning, language, and social skills.  Each classroom can have a maximum of ten students and is staffed with a special education teacher and paraprofessional. This placement choice is a team decision made during the child's IEP meeting. 
 
Itinerant Services is a special education service for students who qualify for Speech and Language or Occupational Therapy services but do not require a preschool classroom. This placement choice is team decision made during the child's IEP meeting.