Eric Santos

Eric Santos

Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Chicagoland

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About Eric Santos

Eric Santos (he/him) is a Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center, serving the greater Chicagoland region. Eric believes in advocating for greater equity in educational opportunities as well as engaging, inspiring, and empowering all educators through effective edtech utilization practices. He provides professional development and consultation on educational technology, STEM programs and makerspaces, and emerging technologies.

A National Board Certified Educator with 15 years experience in public education, Eric has spent over a decade as a leader in his field, including as both a Google for Education Certified Trainer and Coach. He has presented nationally at the ISTE and FETC conferences, as well as locally at IDEAcon, RSAC, and more. He also holds a pair of Master’s degrees, from Dominican University (Educational Technology) and from National Louis University (Curriculum and Instruction), and is an adjunct professor at both colleges.

Contact Eric with questions and inquiries if your district is in any of these counties: Cook, Lake, DuPage, Will, Kane, Kendall, Grundy.

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Contact Information

  • Email: esantos@ltcillinois.org
  • Phone: (708) 671-4370

Eric’s Upcoming Events

West 40 Ed Tech Network Meeting

| Free

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

3D Printing for Educators

| $40

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

The Makerspace Starter Kit

| $40

Are you ready to get a makerspace or 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

Building and Utilizing Coaching Data Dashboards

| Free

Learn to use Forms, Sheets, Slides, Sites, and Data Studio (plus a few add-ons) to build efficient, customized data collection and display systems. Provide coaching summaries to teachers, collect statistics for team meetings, and develop reports for admins and school boards – all using apps and tools you’re already familiar with.

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

Unleashing the Power of AI in Education

| Free

Throughout the day, attendees will hear expert insights on AI use and policy from a variety of specialists, including the LTC’s Eric Santos. Register today to ensure your classroom or school is prepared to safely and efficiently harness this multi-faceted edtech innovation.

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