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KIDS provides staff development and school improvement services to educators through the Boone/Winnebago and McHenry Regional Offices of Education. For more information on our services, click here.

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Social/Emotional Learning Summit

Experience a poverty simulation and a session with Michele Carmichael
July 9, 2018  8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
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Putting the Pieces Together- Civics Standards and Curriculum Design (6-12)

Presenter: Mary Ellen Daneels
KIDS Office, 300 Heart Blvd., Loves Park, IL
July 30-31    8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Leading Student-Centered Coaching

Diane Sweeney is back!
This one-day session will help school leaders support and maximize the effectiveness of the instructional coaching program at their school.

August 8, 2018  8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Giovanni's Restaurant and Conference Center, 310 N. Bell School Rd., Rockford

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Registration Fee:$50 for Boone/Winnebago & McHenry County Educators - $100 for other counties

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 ONLINE Summer Book Studies

"Google Apps for Littles" 
By Christine Pinto & Alice Keeler
Begins July 9, 2018- Online meeting dates: July 10, July 17, and July 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 
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Registration Fee:$20

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Online Professional Development!

Delivered totally online, participants can work anytime, anywhere, 24/7, as  schedules permit. No commuting, no missed classes and no dress code!

  “All of the information was relevant and served its purpose.  The work load was very reasonable and I will look into another (online) credit course!

                            --Jessica Berg, Rockford School District 205

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