Preschool Assessment & Learning Services (PALS)

Mission Statement

Early Intervention plants a seed for success...    Ready.  Set.  Grow!

Vision Statement

PALS will be valued as a premier learning environment, enhancing global development, and ensuring school readiness for exceptional students ages three to five.

Contact Us 

 Phone: (770) 830-5027

Fax: (770) 214-0399

What is Preschool Assessment and Learning Services (PALS)?

The PALS program is an early intervention program serving children ages 3 to 5 who reside within the Carroll County School District. It is a division of the Carroll County Schools Exceptional Children's Services.

To be eligible for the PALS program, a child must exhibit a significant delay in one or more of the following areas:

Who can Make a Referral?

The following is a list of example individuals and organizations able to refer a child for services:

What is the Process?

In compliance with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Georgia Rules and Regulations, the process of identification for Special Education services includes:

What are the Benefits of Early Intervention?

The purpose of early intervention is to encourage children to be independent and active learners by providing a positive preschool experience. Children who are eligible for Special Education Services may be served in a variety of settings including:

Those who receive PALS services may participate in the following activities: