Are you an instructional coach looking to deepen your expertise and grow professionally? If so, the Google Certified Coach Mentor program is for you! This program empowers instructional coaches to drive impactful technology use in their schools using Google’s structured, year-long curriculum and research-based 5-step coaching model.
The Learning Technology Center
The Learning Technology Center is a statewide program that supports all public K-12 districts, schools, and educators through technology initiatives, services, and professional learning opportunities. Our goal is to maximize school districts’ access to technology and enhance districts’ use of technology to improve educational opportunities for the students of Illinois.
Events & Training
Professional development events and training that focus on educational technology trends and best practices. From self-paced to interactive workshops, educators learn practical skills and integration strategies they can implement in the classroom immediately.
Customizable in-person and virtual trainings that empower educators to utilize existing edtech tools and discover new edtech integration strategies. From STEM and Google certifications to media literacy and digital learning, educators walk away with the tools, connections, and confidence needed to enhance learning experiences through today’s educational technology.
Free downloadable lesson plans, reports, legal briefs, and how-to guides curated to help teachers, coaches, administrators, and library media specialists streamline their workflow and inform their decision-making.
We Support Districts, Schools and Educators Across the State of Illinois
School Districts Receiving Support in Illinois
LTC Professional Learning Events Each Year
Professional Learning Event participants Per Year
Students Reached Across Illinois
The LTC holds over 900 professional learning events a year!
Find the perfect PD opportunity for you or your district. Educators will learn, connect, and grow using technology tools that empower educational change with hundreds of options each year for professional growth.
Innovative problem solvers are using 3D printing in every industry, from medicine to construction to space exploration. Teach your students to design for the future by adding 3D printing to your curriculum!
Students today are facing unique challenges to their mental health. Between the challenges of digital learning, living through a historic pandemic, and just being a young person, these stressors will shape and impact these students’ futures, both in and out of school. How can educators manage some of those stressors, and what role does technology play in those solutions?
“The LTC Community keeps me in the loop. I could NOT do SOPPA without their assistance. Love the on-demand webinars for tech tools that I can share with teachers.”
Check out the LTC Blog for tech tips, timely updates, and insights into harnessing educational technology
4 Ways to Harness AI-Powered Learning with ILTPP Vendor Partners
Keeping up with the latest AI-powered solutions can feel overwhelming. Here are four trusted ILTPP Vendor Partners you can turn to when your district wants to harness AI to unleash creativity, enhance assessments, and more.
Discover AI’s Present & Future in Education @ IETC 2023
There is a lot of buzz around AI right now – especially in the K-12 education community. At IETC 2023, you can cut through the buzz and start a conversation toward developing successful AI policies
Technology and Funding after the Pandemic
As stimulus funding begins to taper off, districts must prepare to financially support their tech-powered learning environment for the long term. Here are several key considerations every K-12 leader needs to take into account while