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Jennifer Leighter-Yeates Early Childhood Instructor       Phone: (815) 838-6941 Email: Jennifer Leighter-Yeates Wilco Area Career Center 500 Wilco Blvd. Romeoville IL 60446   read more

First Day of Preschool at Wilco

Today, is the 1st Day for WILCO PRESCHOOL! The Preschool has been established in conjunction with the WILCO Area Career Center. The purpose of the career center is to offer high school students the training which will provide them with . . . read more

Wilco Students earn FCCLA Awards

Romeoville, Ill. – Three students pursuing a career in Early Childhood Education (ECE) at Wilco Area Career Center have recently been named recipients of FCCLA Awards during a Regional competition on February 4 th and 5 th .  . . . read more

Early Childhood Education

Description The Child Care program is designed to train students in the field of Early Childhood Education. Topics covered in the course will include development of a child from birth to age 5; creating a safe and healthy environment; . . . read more

Preschool Halloween Parade

The preschoolers had a Halloween Parade today! The students and teachers in the school went outside to see them march by. The preschoolers got a police escort with siren and lights included! They trick or treated in the main office and then . . . read more


Registration for fall classes of the Wilco preschool is now open. WILCO PRESCHOOL has been established in conjunction with the WILCO Area Career Center. The purpose of the career center is to offer high school students the . . . read more

PreSchool Children Learn About Giving Thanks

The Early Childhood pre-schoolers learned all about giving thanks this week. read more

Early Childhood Education hosting Toy Drive for "Operation Christmas Bolingbrook"

Wilco Early Childhood Education students and staff need your help!  Wilco Early Childhood Education instructors, Jaclyn Crusor and Jennifer Leighter-Yeates are working with students to help local families in need . . . read more

PreSchool Making Bubbles!

The pre-schoolers were blowing bubbles through their apples with just water and it was great fun. Then, we added soap and they learned you get tons of bubbles! Now tons of fun! read more


Wilco Maintenance staff and summer workers are busy building the new equipment for our preschool playground. Pictured here is the first piece of equipment they are working on. It's almost ready and we have more to add! It's going to . . . read more


Wilco pre-school graduated a new class again this year. It's always such a fun day! The students march in, say the pledge, sing a song, and then they each get their little diplomas. Then of course, there's cake! A fun day for the . . . read more

Early Childhood and Vet Assisting Collaborate

The Wilco Early Childhood students had a chance to visit the Vet Assisting class. They lined up at the door and Vet Assisting teacher, Jennifer Alessi told them they'd need to clean their hands before they touched the animals. They got a . . . read more

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Wilco Area Career Center 500 Wilco Blvd Romeoville, IL  60446


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