The mission of Intermediate District 287 is to be the premier provider of innovative specialized services to ensure that each member district can meet the unique learning needs of its students.

Values & Beliefs


We believe inclusion exists when everyone has equitable access and the opportunity to be acknowledged and validated.


We believe organizational integrity occurs when we hold ourselves and each other accountable.


We believe trust is developed through honesty, reliability, and when our actions align with the District’s values.


We believe organizational authenticity happens when each person shows up as their true self, embraces the uniqueness of others, and creates a safe environment.