Winnebago County
LZ Peace Memorial - The LZ Peace Memorial is a place of honor for those veterans who served our country, in war and in peace. This memorial stands as a testimony to those soldiers from Winnebago County who made the ultimate sacrifice at a time of great conflict. We’re located at Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Road, in Rockford, Illinois. MORE >

Phantom Regiment - The Phantom Regiment is a youth organization dedicated to the development of self-esteem and self-reliance. MORE >

Windsor Lake - Paddle and Trail and the Rockford Park District are looking to make Windsor Lake a year-round facility and would like your input on winter recreational activities! MORE >

Boone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education


Portrait Dr. Lori FanelloDr. Lori Fanello
Regional Superintendent

Portrait Dr. Linda OshitaDr. Linda Oshita
Assistant Regional Superintendent


Regional Office of Education
300 Heart Boulevard
Loves Park, Illinois 61111
Phone 815-636-3060 * Fax 815-636-3069
Click Here for a list of services and staff email


8:00 AM-4:30 PM Monday - Friday

The Boone-Winnebago Counties Regional Office of Education acts as an advocate for education by providing positive leadership, performing regulatory functions as directed by the Illinois School Code and the Illinois State Board of Education, coordinating and delivering state and local services and disseminating information for educators, school districts and the community. Our office is dedicated to providing quality services and programs to meet the needs of our districts, administrators and teachers, and ultimately the students in our area.


Important dates to remember:

  • District Superintendents' meeting: Friday, November 6, 2015
  • 2015-16 Application for Public School Recognition Due: September 30, 2015 (IWAS)


**NEWS: 06/12/2015**

The Boone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education, area school administrators, members of the League of Women Voters, mental health advocates, and nonprofit and community leaders held a public forum on June 10th  to empower Rockford area residents to advocate for a responsible state budget.Non-partisan budget experts presented residents with the latest information on the state budget situation and provided a range of possible solutions to solve the state's budget problems without hurting families and communities.  Ralph Martire from the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability explained how the state budget is spent and how it reflects priorities of Northern Illinois families. David Lloyd from the Fiscal Policy Center for Voices for Illinois Children discussed a new report he authored offering a range of revenue solutions Illinois can consider to protect vital programs from further cuts.

Please click on the links below to view Ralph Matire's and David Lloyd's presentations:

Ralph Martire's  presentation

David Lloyd's presentation






Winnebago County
404 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101
OFC: (815) 319-4444

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