Focus Area

Technology Planning, Procurement, and Evaluation

Resources and services to support the technology infrastructure and digital curriculum lifecycle, including need assessment, strategic planning, procurement, and evaluation.

Supporting the whole lifecycle of technology within schools

Through our specialized technology service team, the LTC provides insights and guidance across the entire digital curriculum lifecycle, including needs assessments, strategic planning, and impact evaluations.

We can also save your district time and money through the Illinois Learning Technology Purchasing Program (ILTPP) and its pre-negotiated purchasing contracts. Membership is free and open to all Illinois K-12 education institutions.

Resources

Technology Planning, Procurement, and Evaluation Videos

Overcome the funding cliff


Identify your needs and plan for the future.
Leverage traditional resources and work to identify new resources over time as grants change year over year. This process provides stability for initiatives.

All things SOPPA Q&A (05/10/2022)


20220510 All Things SOPPA Live Q&A – May 10, 2022
More information at https://ltcillinois.org/services/ispa
Slide Deck at http://bit.ly/LTC_ATS
Next Q&A May 24 at 2:00 pm

Cybersecurity for schools

Presenters: Brandon Wright, Miller, Tracy Braun, Funk, and Miller

Deep dive into the new IL standards


In this ‘Webinar Clip’ Eric discusses the new CS standards for the state of Illinois in detail!

For the full webinar visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAaWH…

Slides:http://bit.ly/santoscompsci
See slides for clickable links to resources mentioned in this video

One size does not fit all

Readily Available Resources to Support UDL

LTC Professional Learning and Support

Learn more about the Learning Technology Center of Illinois!
https://ltcillinois.org

LTC Administrator Academies

Did you know the LTC holds Administrator Academies around the state of Illinois?

To set up or join an AA PD event, visit https://ltcillinois.org/events/servic… or reach out to support@ltcillinois.org

Upcoming Events

Technology Planning, Procurement, and Evaluation Events

Engage Students with Free Cybersecurity Resources from CYBER.ORG

| Free

Cybersecurity is important, but how can we get today’s digitally-connected students interested in and excited about applying stronger cybersecurity habits to their daily lives? Tune in to discover how CYBER.ORG’s curricula threads can be used to integrate cybersecurity learning into your lesson plans.

Charlene Cooper
Charlene Cooper
Curriculum Development Specialist, CYBER.ORG

Library Media Specialist Monthly Virtual Networking Meeting

| Free

Looking to connect with fellow library media specialists and grow your professional learning network?

Join the LTC’s Holly Kelly for a monthly virtual networking meeting explicitly geared to the needs of today’s library media specialists. These meetings will allow attendees to connect and discuss shared experiences, ask questions, and share ideas with other library media specialists from around the state. This will be an excellent opportunity to receive professional development hours while collaborating with your peers to solve today’s most pressing library media challenges.

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

#SOPPA SDPC Database Getting Started/Updates and IL-NDPA Getting Started/Updates

| Free

While they’re online, are today’s students fostering job-ready skills? Join us for a deep dive into our workforce’s future, including the social, analytic, and technical skills students will need to succeed in their future careers.

Chris Wherley
Chris Wherley
Director of Technology Services, Learning Technology Center
Sean Mullins
Sean Mullins
Director Of Instructional Technology, Olympia CUSD #16