Focus Area

Cybersecurity

Services, resources, and professional learning to help technology leaders plan for and respond to emerging digital threats.

Helping districts foster a secure learning environment

Educational institutions are among today’s most prevalent targets for cyber attacks, including phishing and ransomware. The LTC can help your district strengthen its shield against these evolving threats through our growing portfolio of affordable services and actionable resources.

We also host SecurED Schools, an annual virtual conference focused on furthering the conversation surrounding cybersecurity and data privacy best practices, strategies, and tools.

Upcoming Events

Cybersecurity Events

STEM Series: Minecraft EDU and the Esports Movement

| $40

Join us for this workshop, which will introduce you to the burgeoning world of esports and give you the solid foundation needed to start a program at your school. Along the way, you’ll learn why esports are beneficial to students, how to get your club or team started, and how an esports coach can be successful (even without heavy gaming experience). We’ll also provide demonstrations of some of today’s most popular esports games as well as connect you with model schools that already have flourishing esports programs in place.

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

Tynker Hour of Code- Coding Cup PD

| Free

In this FREE 60-minute webinar, explore Tynker’s brand-new collaborative coding experience that lets students control their own soccer team! In this webinar, educators will create their Tynker classrooms, enhance their own soccer skills with Tynker, compete in matches, and discover more CSEdWeek activities!

Daniel Rezac
Daniel Rezac
Senior Education Partnerships Lead, Tykner

Media Literacy & Digital Tattoos: Growing Up in a Digital Age

| $40

Learning to spot fake news and untrustworthy sources is only one element of media literacy. Join us for this workshop to learn about the rest, as well as discover best practices for teaching media literacy to all students.

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