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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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Literature Workshops with Laura Beltchanko

Presenter: Laura Beltchanko
June 11, 2018
KIDS Office, 300 Heart Blvd., Loves Park, IL

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Using Multicultural and Culturally Relevant Children's Literature to Address Diversity, Social Justice and Social Emotional Learning
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12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Inquiry-Based Learning: Developing a Culture of Wonder, Critical Thinking and Renewed Understandings of the English Language Arts
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Networking Sessions

Learn, Innovate, Teach- Technology Networking Sessions for Educators 
May 16     3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
KIDS Office or Online

Librarians/Media Specialists Networking 
May , 2018     1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Harrison Elementary School, 6809 McCullom Lake Rd., Wonder Lake

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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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