IVS Mission, Vision, and Values


Illinois Virtual School complements educational communities by partnering to provide access to quality, innovative virtual learning experiences. With an emphasis on flexibility, personal support, and customized school solutions, we meet the unique needs of students and educators.


Illinois Virtual School will bring innovation and opportunity to every learner and educator across our state; we will enhance, enrich, and empower our educational communities.


Every Student Matters

IVS believes all students are capable and can thrive online. We cultivate a welcoming and diverse learning community aligned with personalized support, empathy and flexibility. We integrate a variety of learning experiences for students which will prepare them for college, career, and life. Our students are at the center of our decision-making.


Empower Educators

IVS assesses the educational landscape across Illinois and shares our expertise for the greater good of our communities, including providing professional growth opportunities for educators across our state.

Serve Our Partners

IVS complements our partners and builds unique solutions by understanding their needs and goals. We believe we are more powerful together than we are alone and work to be inclusive of all voices across Illinois. We exist to help our partners generate the best outcomes for students.



Act with Integrity

IVS treats our entire community with respect, fairness, and honesty while maintaining high levels of professionalism and fiscal responsibility throughout our entire organization.


Commit to Excellence

IVS prides ourselves on a tradition of exceptional course quality delivered by highly-qualified teachers across Illinois and supported by a robust, friendly, and responsive help desk team. We continuously improve, self-reflect, and actively pursue innovation in the service of teaching and learning.