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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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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

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

The Makerspace Starter Kit

Wed. December 6, 2023 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm | $20
Online IL, United States

Are you ready to get a makerspace or STEM lab going at your school, but not quite sure where to start? Maybe you have a space already, but it’s due for a makeover. There are so many options out there, and technology is constantly changing. Where do you start?

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

Brainology: The Impact of Technology on Student Brains & Mental Health

Thu. December 7, 2023 | 8:30 am - 10:30 am | Free
Online IL, United States

Join us as we explore technology's impact on today’s students and their developing brains. Along the way, we’ll dig into other contributing factors to the current student mental health crisis and what we, as educators, can do to make positive changes at school that impact our student’s overall well-being.

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

E-Rate 470 Virtual Workshop

Thu. December 7, 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

E-Rate 470 Virtual Workshop

Tue. December 12, 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

3D Printing FUNdamentals – Hands-On

Tue. December 12, 2023 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm | Free
ROE 30 Annex 819 Walnut, Murphysboro, United States

Join us for an informative, hands-on session where we'll explore the basics of 3D printers and 3D printing. During this 6-hour workshop, we'll dive deep into the fundamentals of 3D printing, including the software needed for successful printing, the best printer models for education, best practices for planning a 3D printing space, and some curriculum integration essentials. 3D printing has SO many real-world, practical applications and can be easily integrated at any grade level and across the curriculum. Come see how with one of Illinois' educational 3D printing experts!

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

Declutter My Digital Life

Wed. December 13, 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 more stuff done each day.

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

3D Printing for Educators

Thu. December 14, 2023 | 8:30 am - 3:00 pm | $35
ROE 19: DuPage 421 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, Illinois, USA

Whether you’re thinking of buying your first printer, or you have a few that are not being used to their full potential, this workshop will give you the foundation needed to implement 3D printing in your educational environment.

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

E-Rate 470 Virtual Workshop

Thu. December 14, 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

Sparkling Digital Serenity: Decluttering Your Digital Life for the Holidays

Thu. December 14, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | $20
Online IL, United States

Amidst the festive December spirit, let's unwrap a gift that keeps giving – a clutter-free digital life! Join us for a joyful session tailored for educators as we embark on a journey to declutter your digital world.

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