Promoting quality education, leadership, and support for the Districts of Boone-Winnebago Counties

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KIDS provides staff development and school improvement services to educators through the Boone/Winnebago and McHenry Regional Offices of Education.

KIDS Believes:

  1. Everyone is a learner
  2. A collaborative environment enhances learning
  3. People and systems have strengths that are foundational for positive change
  4. Open honest communication is demonstrated through respectful listening, that supports, validates and honors others
  5. Staying current on educational thinking is critical for visioning
  6. Continuous professional development is essential
  7. Decisions should be based on a foundation of research
  8. Focused planning leads to improvement based on data
  9. Strengthening and supporting educational leadership leads to stronger systems