Professional Development


The LTC hosts several in-person and virtual conferences year-round

Illinois Education & Technology Conference

The EdTech Conference of 2022

For 29 years, the Illinois Education & Technology Conference (IETC) has provided countless professional learning opportunities geared toward all educators, IT staff, and administrators.
At the heart of our event, we focus on technology integration strategies, engaging instructional practices, digital tools and resources, and emerging trends. In other words, IETC is the best place to learn about both the present and future of educational technology.


SecurEd Schools K-12 Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Conference

A two-day professional development event focused on data privacy and cybersecurity for K-12 Administrators, Technology Leaders, and IT Staff.

SecurED Schools is an annual conference hosted by the Learning Technology Center that focuses on cybersecurity and data privacy best practices, strategies, and tools. Over two days, attendees participate in hands-on demonstrations, panel discussions, and presentations led by local, state, and national experts.


EdTech Next

Join the LTC in picturesque Galena
for a two-day kick-off to the new school year.

Designed for teachers, principals, instructional coaches, and technology integrationists, EdTech Next offers a one-of-a-kind professional learning experience to help attendees take technology integration to the next level.


DigLit Con Explore Digital Literacy

During a one-day professional learning opportunity for teachers, administrators, technology coaches, and library media specialists.

On average, young adults today spend nearly 10 hours a day consuming media, including at school and in their free time. Within that timeframe, they can be exposed to thousands of media messages – some of which require extra effort to analyze and contextualize.