Innovative Quality Schools

About IQS

Owl icon representing educationInnovative Quality Schools (IQS) 

IQS Vision

The Vision of Innovative Quality Schools is "... achieve success for all learners by supporting schools engaged in educational innovation..."

IQS Mission

The sole Mission of Innovative Quality is to “... to authorize charter schools that are innovative and successful in preparing students to achieve their full potential by providing experience, expertise, and support to our schools…”

IQS Values

Focus on Innovation-  Take risks to try creative new things, challenge old processes, and continuously adapt.

Organize for Educational Excellence- Commit to achieving our vision, mission and goals through the continual assessment of our work and acting upon results to improve our performance. 

Promote Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion- Support initiatives that promote educational equity and opportunity, and seek diversity in organizational representatives.  

Commit to Collaboration-  Be interdependent, have an open flow of ideas, listen to others, value differences, and challenge our own assumptions. 

Ensure Accountability-  Utilize fair and rigorous procedures in the authorization and evaluation of schools in our portfolio.   

IQS Approved Authorizer Plan

View the Authorizer Plan (PDF)