ISD Honored with Early Childhood Education Award

Posted May 11, 2017

The Independence School District has received the Early Childhood Education Program of the Year Award presented by the Missouri School Board Association. The award recognizes innovative early childhood education programs in the state of Missouri.

The winner of the Early Childhood Education Program Award is chosen based on the support of child development, innovation, parent, family and community involvement, school readiness and commitment and leadership in the field. All eligible districts may apply, but only one district is chosen for this impressive recognition each year.

The ISD has one of the largest Early Education Programs in the state of Missouri, currently serving nearly 900 children under five years old in more than 60 classrooms. The ISD puts a strong emphasis on early education opportunities, understanding the critical importance of engaging early learners for a lifetime of successful education.