Welcome to the Early Childhood Education Page for Pickaway County. The information on this website is intended for parents and professionals in Pickaway County who reside in the Teays Valley, Logan Elm, Circleville or Westfall School districts.
If a child is suspected to have a disability, a multi-factored evaluation is completed. The evaluation consists of observations, interview, standardized and criterion referenced assessments. The evaluation is completed by a team of professionals including a chool psychologist, teacher and related service professionals (speech, occupational and physical therapist). If you have concerns about your child’s development call 740-474-7529 (Angie)
Each school district houses preschool classroom(s) that operate 4 or 5 days a week. Classrooms are taught by preschool intervention specialist and an educational aide. A trans-disciplinary team approach provides high quality programming and services designed to meet the needs of the whole child. In all of our service areas, the focus is on meeting the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of each child. If determined to be a need Occupational, Physical or Speech therapy are offered to help to child meet their educational goals. Children without special needs are also enrolled in these classrooms.
|Teays Valley||Scioto Elelmentary (AM and PM)|
|Walnut Elelmentary (AM)|
|Ashville Elelmentary (AM & PM)|
|South Bloomfield Elelmentary (AM & PM)|
|Logan Elm||Laurelville Elelmentary (AM & PM)
|Westfall||Westfall Elementary (AM & PM)|
|Circleville Head Start
(operated by the PCESC)
Special needs classrooms also enroll 4-8 typically developing peers. Typically developing peers models skills for children with special needs in the classroom environment. Peer models are 4 by August 1st. Cost is $75.00 per month. Discounts are available for eligible families. Call by the end of February for the following school year (Angie or Tami-740-474-7529). Programs in Westfall, Teays Valley and Logan Elm.
Early Childhood special educators provide support services to children with disabilities in Head Start, home, preschool, or child care centers. Itinerant services are offered so preschoolers with special needs may remain in community settings and benefit from inclusion with typically developing peers.
Preschool Programs offered to children of income eligible families and children with special needs. Families at the 200% poverty level (family of four that makes less than $48,100) are eligible. Programs are located at: