Student and teacher working together in an Early Childhood Center Classroom

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.

At the center, parents and children can:

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

Throughout the school year, the Parent Tot Program will sponsor family nights, concerts, storytelling, musical events, and parent classes. Stay informed about all Parent Tot happenings by visiting our website. Registration and payment are required for use of the Parent Tot Center, stop by and see what we have to offer your family…your first visit to Parent Tot is FREE!

Registration Information

ALL families 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 2023-2024 (link will be available on 8/5/23)

You can register at any time throughout the year.

Please help spread the word about Parent-Tot to your Huntley 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!

Contact Us

Parent Tot Coordinator: Kendra Chesney
Phone: (847) 659-5721
Email Us

2023-2024 Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Friday: Special events and programs – times will vary