Event Calendar

LTC Event Schedule

The Learning Technology Center offers a variety of online courses, focusing on educational technology trends and best practices in a format that fits educators’ busy schedules. From self-paced to guided learning, educators learn practical skills to begin implementing in their classrooms immediately.

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E-Rate 470 Workshop – Litchfield

Fri. December 9, 2022 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Free
Litchfield PD Center 1100 North Olde Rte 66, Litchfield, IL

Learn and complete the first phase of your E-Rate application with an E-Rate expert on hand! This 3-hour session will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, Form 470.

Mindy Fiscus
Mindy Fiscus
Director of Government Affairs, Learning Technology Center

ROE #53 Tech Networking Meeting

Fri. December 9, 2022 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am | Free
Morton Unit School District #709 1050 S Fourth Ave, Morton, IL

Join your fellow area technology coordinators, directors, administrators, and tech coaches as we discuss shared experiences, questions, and ideas relating to edtech topics and trends. While each meeting may open with a guest or demonstration, participant contributions and concerns will drive each month's conversation.

Lisa Schwartz
Lisa Schwartz
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region, Learning Technology Center

ROE 47 Technology Round Table

Fri. December 9, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Free
ROE 47: Lee/Ogle/Whiteside 1001 W 23rd St, Sterling, Illinois

Join us for an open discussion on current educational technology topics and trends. This networking meeting is open to all educational technology positions including technology directors, instructional technology coaches, teachers, and any other positions interested in discussing the current state of technology in our schools.

Ben Sondgeroth
Ben Sondgeroth
Lead Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Northern Illinois, Learning Technology Center

Get Started with Microsoft OneNote for Education

Mon. December 12, 2022 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am | Free
Online IL

Whether in the classroom or in the workplace, organizational skills are an absolute must-have. One handy Microsoft app can help students foster those skills during every lesson and project. With Microsoft OneNote for Education, sharpening organization skills has never been easier. OneNote Class Notebook includes a personal workspace for every student, a content library for […]

Microsoft Education
Microsoft Education
Global Training Partner, Microsoft

E-Rate 470 Workshop – Vandalia

Mon. December 12, 2022 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Free
ROE 3: Bond/Christian/Effingham/Fayette/Montgomery 1500 W Jefferson St, Vandalia, Illinois

Learn and complete the first phase of your E-Rate application with an E-Rate expert on hand! This 3-hour session will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, Form 470.

Mindy Fiscus
Mindy Fiscus
Director of Government Affairs, Learning Technology Center

E-Rate 470 Workshop

Tue. December 13, 2022 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Free
Online IL

Learn and complete the first phase of your E-Rate application with an E-Rate expert on hand! This 3-hour session will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, Form 470.

Mindy Fiscus
Mindy Fiscus
Director of Government Affairs, Learning Technology Center

ROE 28 Technology Round Table

Tue. December 13, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Free
ROE 28: Bureau/Henry/Stark 107 S State St, Atkinson, Illinois

Join us for an open discussion on current educational technology topics and trends. This networking meeting is open to all educational technology positions including technology directors, instructional technology coaches, and any other positions interested in discussing the current state of technology in our schools. While a short presentation may lead off our time together, the majority of the meeting will be open for participants to share their experiences and challenges with the group.

Ben Sondgeroth
Ben Sondgeroth
Lead Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Northern Illinois, Learning Technology Center

Instructional Coach/Teacher Leader Networking Meeting

Tue. December 13, 2022 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Free
Online IL

Area instructional coaches and/or teacher leaders will discuss shared experiences, questions, and ideas around EdTech topics and trends. Participants’ contributions and concerns will drive the conversation.

Lisa Schwartz
Lisa Schwartz
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region, Learning Technology Center

Drones in the Classroom

Wed. December 14, 2022 | 8:30 am - 2:30 pm | $135
ROE 3: Bond/Christian/Effingham/Fayette/Montgomery 1500 W Jefferson St, Vandalia, Illinois

Come discover what it takes to bring drones into the classroom as a part of this hands-on workshop. Participants will have the chance to ask questions and learn about essential drone terminology, safety issues, legal concerns, operational requirements, and drone model options. Participants will also walk away a DJI Trello EDU drone of their own to make implementing their newfound drone knowledge even easier.

Ben Sondgeroth
Ben Sondgeroth
Lead Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Northern Illinois, Learning Technology Center

ROE 51 Tech Networking Meeting

Wed. December 14, 2022 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am | Free
Capital Area Career Center 2201 Toronto Road, Springfield, IL

Area technology coordinators, directors, administrators, instructional technology leaders, and tech coaches will discuss shared experiences, questions, and ideas around edtech topics and trends

Chris Wherley
Chris Wherley
Director of Technology Services, Learning Technology Center

Be Connected: Virtualization of Servers & Desktops

Wed. December 14, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Free
Online IL

There are so many technologies for virtualizing servers and computers on the market today. But which ones are suitable for use in a school-based environment? Which provide the reliability you need while offering a sustainable path to scaling up your virtualization program?

Chris Wherley
Chris Wherley
Director of Technology Services, Learning Technology Center
Eric Muckensturm
Eric Muckensturm
Cybersecurity Specialist, Learning Technology Center

West 40 Ed Tech Coaches Network Meeting – December 2022

Wed. December 14, 2022 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Free
West Cook ISC 2 4413 Roosevelt Rd Ste 104, Hillside, Illinois

Join your fellow edtech coaches and specialists from West 40 schools to discuss coaching, teaching, technology, and more! We will meet in person to facilitate discussion and sharing of resources. Bring your ideas, questions, concerns, strategies, and anything else you'd like to share or discuss!

Eric Santos
Eric Santos
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Chicagoland, Learning Technology Center