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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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LTC Google Certified Coach Cohort – 6 Month Program

Online IL
$150

Are you an instructional coach looking to deepen your expertise and grow professionally? Do you want to strengthen your coaching cycles and show your teachers how technology can support learning? If so, the Google Certified Coach Mentor program is for you!

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Nicole Zumpano
Nicole Zumpano
Director of Instructional Technology Coaching, Learning Technology Center

LTC Google Certified Coach Cohort- 8 Month Program

Online IL
$200

Are you an instructional coach looking to deepen your expertise and grow professionally? Do you want to strengthen your coaching cycles and show your teachers how technology can support learning? If so, the Google Certified Coach Mentor program is for you!

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Nicole Zumpano
Nicole Zumpano
Director of Instructional Technology Coaching, Learning Technology Center

LTC Google Certified Coach Cohort – 10 Month Program

Online IL
$250

Are you an instructional coach looking to deepen your expertise and grow professionally? Do you want to strengthen your coaching cycles and show your teachers how technology can support learning? If so, the Google Certified Coach Mentor program is for you!

Learn more.
Nicole Zumpano
Nicole Zumpano
Director of Instructional Technology Coaching, Learning Technology Center

IL Ed Tech Coaches Meeting- August

Online IL
Free

Join educational technology coaches around the state to share best practices and ask questions. Each month we'll share updates and resources and explore topics that focus on the pedagogy of coaching.

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Nicole Zumpano
Nicole Zumpano
Director of Instructional Technology Coaching, Learning Technology Center

Be Connected: Device Management: Apple, Google, Microsoft

Online IL
Free

Be Connected is a weekly webinar series from the LTC focused on facilitating open discussions about pertinent topics within Illinois’ edtech community. Hosted by the LTC’s Chris Wherley and Eric Muckensturm each session will focus on a specific topic and provide space for participants to ask and answer questions in a relaxed, supportive environment.

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Eric Muckensturm
Eric Muckensturm
Cybersecurity Specialist, Learning Technology Center

Closing the Gender Gap with Girls Who Code

Online IL
Free

Right now, Illinois districts have an unparalleled opportunity to close the gender gap in computer science learning and careers. Join Girls Who Code to discover how their free programs foster a robust passion for CS learning among girls and non-binary students, taking them confidently from primary education through college and career.

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Kibret Yebetit
Kibret Yebetit
Community Partnerships Manager, Girls Who Code

Instructional Coach/Teacher Leader Networking Meeting

Online IL
Free

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.

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

Be Connected: Google Admin Console: What’s New

Online IL
Free

Be Connected is a weekly webinar series from the LTC focused on facilitating open discussions about pertinent topics within Illinois’ edtech community. Hosted by the LTC’s Chris Wherley and Eric Muckensturm each session will focus on a specific topic and provide space for participants to ask and answer questions in a relaxed, supportive environment.

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Eric Muckensturm
Eric Muckensturm
Cybersecurity Specialist, Learning Technology Center

Getting Started with K-8 Computer Science Standards

Online IL
Free

Tackling Illinois' new computer science standards may feel like a daunting task. But with the right planning and informed expectations, your district can build a robust K-8 CS program. Join us as we break down each standard in the K-2, 3-5, and 6-8 sets into easy-to-understand chunks.

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Sarah Phelps
Sarah Phelps
Program Manager, Computer Science and STEM, Learning Technology Center

Re-engaging Students with Transferable Teaching & Learning Practices

Online IL
Free

How can we keep students interested and focused on learning tasks and projects? It all starts with agency and ownership. Join us to explore practical ways to increase student engagement and ownership of their learning through using the HQPBL (Project Based Learning) framework.

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Rich Dixon
Rich Dixon
Senior Director of Innovative Learning, Hapara

CS & STEM Networking Meeting

Online IL
Free

Join LTC Program Manager Sarah Phelps for a monthly CS & STEM networking meeting where participants can:

- Learn about new resources
- Ask questions
- Share experiences
- Expand their CS professional network

Teachers, administrators, and curriculum stakeholders are invited to attend, as well CS & STEM educators of all experience levels and at all grade levels. Whether you're just starting out or interested in taking your district's CS & STEM program to the next level, this networking group will help you achieve your goals.

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Sarah Phelps
Sarah Phelps
Program Manager, Computer Science and STEM, Learning Technology Center

ROE 51 Tech Networking Meeting

Capital Area Career Center 2201 Toronto Road, Springfield, IL
Free

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

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