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.

Illinois’ New Computer Science Standards

Online IL
Free

ISBE has recently published a new set of K-12 computer science learning standards. How can we as school leaders and classroom educators develop programs that align with these standards and meet expectations? Come discover how!

ROE 51 Tech Networking Meeting

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

Area technology coordinators, directors, administrators, and tech coaches will discuss shared experiences, questions, and ideas around edtech topics and trends. Participants' contributions and concerns will drive the conversation.

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

Be Connected: eSports – Technical Setup

Online IL
Free

Each year, eSports becomes a larger and more lucrative part of the world sporting ecosystem, with leagues offering major cash prizes and opportunities for fulfilling careers. Your students may have aspirations of participating in one of these leagues, and if your district is supporting those goals with an eSports team, you may be asked to get them off the ground technically.

How to Start an Esports Program at your School

Online IL
Free

It's time to pick up the controller and hit "start" on your district's esports program. Join us as we focus in on the background knowledge needed to start a successful esports program, including current trends, hardware/software recommendations, game and league options, coaching tips, potential costs, and more.

Tech Networking Meeting

Instructional Strategies
Free

Area technology coordinators, directors, administrators, and tech coaches will discuss shared experiences, questions, and ideas around EdTech topics and trends. Participants' contributions and concerns will drive the conversation.

All Things SOPPA

Online IL
Free

If you have questions relating to the new Student Online Personal Protection Act (SOPPA), then you're not alone. Join the LTC's Chris Wherley for "All Things SOPPA", a weekly discussion about the process and procedures of achieving SOPPA compliance.

Supporting SEL with Google Workspace Tools

Online IL
Free

There are a couple powerful SEL tools that you're missing out on - and they're built into Google Workspace for Education. Come discover how you can use Google Forms and Slides to assemble a powerful communication pathway between you and your learners!

AA #3835 Framework for Successful Technology Integration in Schools

ROE 21 Training Center 502 West Jackson Street, Marion
$120

Districts that have success with technology integration have done so through planning and alignment to district goals. To ensure consistency and equity throughout classrooms, it is important to implement a technology framework that aligns with district goals and allows teachers to integrate technology at the stage they are most comfortable at.