Parent-Tot Program

Welcome to the Parent-Tot Center!

The Parent Tot Center (PTC) is located at the District 158’s Early Childhood Center, room 328 at Chesak Elementary School, door 4, on the Reed Road Campus.

Parent Tot is a drop-in center that is open only to District 158 residents. Proof of residency is required. The program is fee based, $25 per year/per child. This yearly fee includes unlimited playgroups, programs/classes/concerts or events sponsored by the Parent Tot Program. You must be registered for the Parent Tot Program and a paid participant in order to attend playgroups or special events.

2022-2023 Registration Information

ALL families and are encouraged to sign up for the Parent-Tot program so they can be part of our learning community. Here is the link to sign up Parent Tot Registration 2022-2023

You can register any time throughout the year.

Please help spread the word about Parent-Tot to your District 158 neighbors and friends. Your recommendation of this great program, which we are so fortunate to have in our school district, helps keep new families coming in each year and we always love meeting new friends!

2022-2023 Hours

Will be finalized shortly.  Please check back.


What to Expect at the Parent-Tot Center

At the center parents and children can:

  • Interact with each other in an age-appropriate and stimulating environment
  • Network with other families
  • Find resource materials on various subjects related to children


Throughout the school year, the Parent-Tot Program will sponsor family nights, concerts, storytelling, and musical events, and parent education classes.


  • Registered families will receive an email each Friday to sign up for next week’s playtime
  • You must be signed up for a time- no drop in at this time
  • 15 families per time slot



Contact Us

Phone: (847) 659-5721
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