A.E.R.O Special Education Cooperative

7600 South Mason Avenue
Burbank, Illinois 60459

Main Office: 708.496.3330
Report Absence: 708.496.4355
Fax Line: 708.496.3920
TTY Line: 708.496.0163

Hours: 7:00am-4:00pm

P.R.I.D.E. Alternative School

4201 West 93rd Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Main Office: 708.496.4380
Report Absence: 708.496.4355
Fax Line: 708.857.4711

Hours: 7:00am-4:00pm



The Early Childhood Program (EC) serves students 3 through 5 years of age with delays in physical development, cognitive development, communication development, and/or adaptive development.  The early childhood program focuses on the developmental areas:  cognitive, speech and language development, gross and fine motor, social-emotional and self-help skills.  The children learn through a structured instructional program that is aligned with the Early Learning Standards and includes Research Based Interventions.  Program goals are:

1) To foster health and physical development.
2) To provide for intellectual development.
3) To promote social awareness.
4) To promote a positive self-concept.
5) To promote curiosity and creativity.
6) To promote parent involvement in the child's program and progress. 


Principal:  Lisa Poe


A.E.R.O. Educational Center Half Day Early Childhood Class
7600 South Mason Avenue
Burbank IL 60459
(708) 496-3330