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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STEM Showcase Event

Fri. December 1, 2023 | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm | Free
Five Points Washington 360 N. Wilmor Rd., Washington

This month, we'll be showcasing STEM education during our time together. There will be hands-on opportunities to interact with 3D Printers, VR Equipment, Robotics, Interactive Flat Panels, and more! Also, learn how these tools are incorporated in schools.

Lisa Schwartz
Lisa Schwartz
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region, Learning Technology Center
Kelli Ballard
Kelli Ballard
Professional Development Coordinator, ROE 53: Mason/Tazewell/Woodford

CS & STEM Networking Meeting

Mon. December 4, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Let’s celebrate CS Ed Week! This meeting will be devoted to all things CS Ed Week and Hour of Code. Check out the newest resources to engage everyone with CS education, ideas to engage all stakeholders, and ways to build interest in and excitement for CS education in your district.

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

Using AI to Enhance Junior High and High School Classrooms

Mon. December 4, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Your classroom could use a little AI magic! Join us to explore how artificial intelligence tools can enhance learning in your grade 6-12 classroom by personalizing learning, automating tasks, and creating engaging learning experiences.

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

Take your Class to Hyperspeed with Hyperdocs

Mon. December 4, 2023 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Join us for an innovative workshop focused on harnessing the power of Google Hyperdocs to revolutionize the way you create interactive learning experiences for your students.

Joe Cipfl
Joe Cipfl
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Southern Region, Learning Technology Center

E-Rate 470 Virtual Workshop

Tue. December 5, 2023 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am | Free
Online IL, United States

Learn and complete the first phase of your E-Rate application with an E-Rate expert on hand - all from the convenience of your office or living room!

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

ROE 51 Tech Leadership Meeting

Tue. December 5, 2023 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Free
ROE 51: Menard/Sangamon 2201 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL

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 time of the meeting will be open for participants to share their experiences and challenges with the group.

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

ROE 28 Technology Round Table

Tue. December 5, 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

West 40 Ed Tech Network Meeting

Tue. December 5, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Free
ISC 2 West Cook Office 415 Lexington St, Maywood, 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

EdTech for All: Creating Accessible Digital Content

Tue. December 5, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

As more of your curriculum shifts to blended, technology-rich instruction, have you considered if digital content truly accessible to all students? Would your content be accessible to students with visual/hearing impairments or neurodiversity?

Joe Cipfl
Joe Cipfl
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Southern Region, Learning Technology Center

The Future of Digital Well-Being Education

Wed. December 6, 2023 | 8:45 am - 9:45 am | Free
Online IL, United States

#HalfTheStory collaborates with schools, after-school programs, and mental health centers in both the USA and the UK, making a positive impact on the well-being of young minds. Discover how you can integrate their impactful programming into your school and contribute to fostering a healthier digital environment for the youth.

Larissa May
Larissa May
Founder & Executive Director, #Half the Story Project

IL Ed Tech Coaches December 2023

Wed. December 6, 2023 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Join instructional technology coaches from across Illinois during our monthly virtual meetings to connect with other coaches, brainstorm, and share resources.

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

ROE 44 Technology Roundtable

Wed. December 6, 2023 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Free
ROE 44: McHenry 2200 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, Illinois, USA

Join us for an open discussion on current educational technology topics and trends.

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