marquardt school district 15
Marquardt School District 15 offers special education programs and related services for those students who have been determined eligible. Eligibility and placement decisions are determined by the multidisciplinary team working with that student. Parents are members of this team for their individual child. Listed below is a description of the various types of programming available for eligible students.
Preschool screening is offered periodically during the school year and summer for children ages three to five not yet in kindergarten. The areas of concept development, speech/language development, group learning, socialization, motor, and vision and hearing are assessed. Parents should contact the Special Education Secretary at 630-469-7615 x 1161 to schedule an appointment.
Programs and Services
Early Childhood Special Education
The Early Childhood Special Education Program is designed for students with identified developmental delays in the area of speech and language, motoric, behavioral and/or cognitive functioning. This program is designed to provide early intervention in each of the developmental areas.
Speech and Language
Speech and Language Services are provided for students with speech and/or language impairments which interfere with their educational or social development.
The Resource Program is designed for students who require special education services less than 50% of their school day. This type of program can include consultation by the resource teacher to the regular classroom teacher and/or individual or small group direct instruction, by the special education teacher.
Specialized Academic Classrooms
(Supported by the Cooperative Association for Special Education) – Specialized Academic Classrooms are self-contained special education classrooms designed for students who exhibit difficulties in the area of communication, socialization and academics. Support is also provided for students who have motor or sensory needs. Some Specialized Academic Classrooms are located within the special ed. cooperative, but not within Marquardt District 15.
Emotional Support Program – (ESP)
The ESP program is a highly structured program for students who exhibit emotional and/or behavioral difficulties. These programs provide specialized techniques and emotional support to allow students to benefit from educational instruction.
Programs for students with hearing impairments are available in cooperation with the C.A.S.E. or SASED Special Education Cooperatives. Students may be serviced by an itinerant teacher who comes to the child’s home school or in a self-contained class structure.
Programs for students with a visual impairment are available in cooperation with the C.A.S.E. or SASED Special Education Cooperatives. Students may be serviced by an itinerant teacher who comes to the child’s home school or in a self-contained class structure.
Director of Special Education
630-469-7615 ext. 1081
Bilingual Receptionist/ special education secretary
630-469-7615 ext. 1161
Marquardt Middle School
(630) 858-3850 ext. 6112
Winnebago Early Childhood
(630) 351-3416 ext. 6112
(630) 469-0612 ext. 3143
(630) 469-7720 ext. 3143
(630) 893-5750 ext. 2109
(630) 351-3416 ext. 5061