Joe Cipfl

Joe Cipfl

Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Southern Region

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About Joe Cipfl

Joe Cipfl is a Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center. He facilitates professional learning events regionally; provides consultation and support to school districts related to digital learning, technology integration, and technology infrastructure; and develops instructional materials for educators throughout the southern Illinois region and the state.

Joe is a veteran educator in both K-12 and higher education in the areas of science and technology and is a frequent presenter on instructional and educational technology. He is a certified teacher, a certified school administrator, and certified Google Educator. Before his role as Regional Coordinator, Joe was a science/technology teacher, university instructor, and building-level technology coordinator.

Contact Joe with questions and inquiries if your district is in any of these counties: Calhoun, Jersey, Green, Macoupin, Madison, St. Clair, Monroe, Randolph, Clinton, Washington, Perry, Jackson, Union, Alexander, Marion, Jefferson, Franklin, Williamson, Johnson, Pulaski, Massac, Wayne, Hamilton, Saline, Pope, Edwards, Wabash, White, Gallatin, Hardin.

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Contact Information

  • Email: jcipfl@ltcillinois.org
  • Phone: 618-534-4825

Joe’s Upcoming Events

3D Printing FUNdamentals – Hands-On

| Free

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

Creating Dazzling Graphics: A Teacher’s Guide to Canva & Adobe Express

| Free

Join us to discover the “magic” of Canva and Adobe Express, two of the most popular graphic design tools used by professionals and amateurs alike. Through hands-on activities and demonstrations, teachers will learn how to create eye-catching graphics, select appropriate fonts and colors, and manipulate images and text to create visually appealing presentations and digital teaching materials. Participants will also learn how to use templates and pre-made graphics to save time and effort on every lesson plan.

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

ROE 30 Educational Technology Roundtable

| Free

Join us for an open discussion on current educational technology topics and trends. This networking meeting is open to all educational technology positions including technology directors, instructional technology coaches, teachers, and any other positions interested in discussing the current state of technology in our schools. While a short presentation may lead off our time together, the majority of the meeting will be open for participants to share their experiences and challenges with the group.

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

Digital Whiteboard Magic: Mastering Google Jamboard for Effective Collaboration

| Free

Are you looking for innovative ways to transform your classroom into an interactive and engaging learning space? Google Jamboard is a versatile and user-friendly interactive whiteboard platform that enables educators to create interactive lessons, brainstorming sessions, and group activities.

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

AA #3835 Framework for Successful Technology Integration in Schools

| Free

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.

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

Flipping the Classroom with Screencasting and Video Editing

| Free

Are you an educator looking to transform your teaching approach and create a more engaging and student-centered learning environment? This interactive workshop is designed to equip teachers with the knowledge and skills to effectively implement popular screencasting and video editing tools like Screencastify, WeVideo, and Edpuzzle in order to flip their curriculum and revolutionize the way they deliver lessons.

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