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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Be Connected: SDPC Workflow/Cleanup

Wed. September 27, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Managing data privacy contracts can be a time-consuming hassle. Luckily, Illinois school districts have access to the SDPC database, a free tool for helping K-12 districts archive data privacy contracts and comply with SOPPA.

Eric Muckensturm
Eric Muckensturm
Cybersecurity Specialist, Learning Technology Center
Duane Shaffer
Duane Shaffer
Network and Information Technology Specialist, Learning Technology Center
Jared Lynn
Jared Lynn
Director of Technology Services, Learning Technology Center

Declutter My Digital Life

Wed. September 27, 2023 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

There’s a better way to work! This workshop for Google Workspace users will help you develop a workflow to improve efficiency, cut down on the clutter, and help you get stuff done.

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

Become an AI-Enhanced Super Teacher

Thu. September 28, 2023 | 8:30 am - 11:30 am | $35
ROE 19: DuPage 421 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, Illinois, USA

Join this workshop to learn what all the hype is about, how to harness the power of AI, and how to help your students use it as a tool for good.

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

ROE 28 Technology Round Table

Thu. September 28, 2023 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Free
ROE 28: Bureau/Henry/Stark 107 S State St, Atkinson, Illinois, USA

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

ROE 16 Technology Round Table

Mon. October 2, 2023 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Free
ROE 16: DeKalb 2500 N Annie Glidden Rd Ste C, Dekalb, Illinois, USA

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

Be Connected: Robotics Programs

Tue. October 3, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Coming to you with a special Tuesday edition, this week's Be Connected is plunging into the eye-opening world of robotics education with special guest, Lisa Schwartz!

Eric Muckensturm
Eric Muckensturm
Cybersecurity Specialist, Learning Technology Center
Jared Lynn
Jared Lynn
Director of Technology Services, Learning Technology Center
Duane Shaffer
Duane Shaffer
Network and Information Technology Specialist, Learning Technology Center
Lisa Schwartz
Lisa Schwartz
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region, Learning Technology Center

West 40 Ed Tech Network Meeting

Tue. October 3, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Free
Oak Park and River Forest High School 201 Scoville Ave, Oak Park, IL, United States

Join your fellow school Ed Tech professionals 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

Cybersecurity for Educators

Tue. October 3, 2023 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm | $25
Online IL, United States

Cybersecurity isn't just for your tech director to worry about; educators like YOU also have an important role to play in keeping your school's student data and mission-critical networks safe from nefarious cyber threats.

Holly Kelly
Holly Kelly
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | East Central Illinois, Learning Technology Center

Funding Connectivity and Digital Equity in 2024

Tue. October 3, 2023 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Join digital equity expert Mindy Fiscus for a 1-hour primer on all of the current state and federal initiatives geared toward financially supporting technology and connectivity in schools, including E-Rate, ACP, ESSER, and more.

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

Creating an Inclusive and Diverse Space with Classroom Media Content

Tue. October 3, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Join as we peer deeper into the importance of classroom visuals, including research and best practices that can help educators center key student attributes - including race, ethnicity, gender, religion, body type, and ability - and foster self-identity in their classroom.

Rachel Hanley 
Rachel Hanley 
Founder & CEO, PicDiversity

CDW Amplified Google Admin Level 1 Certification Training

Wed. October 4, 2023 | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm | $250
Capital Area Career Center 2201 Toronto Road, Springfield, IL, United States

This CDW Amplified Google Admin Level 1 Certification training will guide your IT staff through educational best practices and Google Workspace for Education Admin console skills and techniques. This fundamentals course covers Admin Console basics and key settings configurations for Google Workspace for Education.

Google’s Secret Gems

Wed. October 4, 2023 | 8:30 am - 11:30 am | $35
Online IL, United States

What if I told you that beyond Docs and Slides lies an entire Googleverse of lesser-known tools? These tools can infuse creativity and collaboration into your classroom with minimal planning. Join us as we uncover lesser known Google tools that can help students connect with each other and the world outside their classroom.

Holly Kelly
Holly Kelly
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | East Central Illinois, Learning Technology Center