Lisa Schwartz

Lisa Schwartz

Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region

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About Lisa Schwartz

Lisa Schwartz (she/her) serves as the LTC’s Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for west central Illinois. Lisa is passionate about meaningful professional development and creating teacher and student leaders. She facilitates professional learning events regionally and statewide; provides consultation and support to school districts related to digital learning and technology integration; and develops instructional materials for school administrators, teachers, and students throughout the west central region.

Prior to joining the LTC, Lisa was an educator in Quincy Public Schools. Today, she remains committed to serving the same educators she worked beside by fostering impactful professional growth and nurturing teacher and student leadership.

Lisa is a certified teacher, a Google for Education Certified Trainer, a Google Certified Educator, and an Apple Education Trainer. She holds a Master of Arts in Educational Administration from Quincy University and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Western Illinois University.

Contact Lisa with questions and inquiries if your district is in any of these counties: Mercer, Henderson, Warren, Hancock, Adams, McDonough, Schuyler, Brown, Pike, Knox, Peoria, Fulton, Woodford, Tazewell, Mason, Cass, Scott, Morgan, Menard, Sangamon, Logan, DeWitt, McLean, Livingston.

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Contact Information

  • Email: lschwartz@ltcillinois.org
  • Phone: 217-372-1468

Lisa’s Upcoming Events

Apple Professional Learning Series: Pages

| Free

Apple Pages is your one-stop app for unleashing your student’s creativity and bringing project-based learning to life. Join us to explore how to use this app create multimodal reports, newsletters, posters, books, and more using beautiful templates, customized fonts, images, movies, audio, shapes, and drawings.

Lisa Schwartz
Lisa Schwartz
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region, Learning Technology Center

Unpacking the New Illinois Computer Science Standards

| Free

Join us for this workshop, where we’ll open up the new K-12 Computer Science learning standards and break them into digestible and actionable segments.

Lisa Schwartz
Lisa Schwartz
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region, Learning Technology Center
Sarah Phelps
Sarah Phelps
Program Manager, Computer Science and STEM, Learning Technology Center

Apple Professional Learning Series: Numbers

| Free

Bring data visualization to life in your classroom with Apple’s Numbers. Join us to explore how to use Numbers to organize and explain data through colorful charts, summary tables, photo, and video. We’ll also dive into how Numbers can be used as an organizational tool for learning!

Lisa Schwartz
Lisa Schwartz
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region, Learning Technology Center

Google Level 1 Certification

| Free

This workshop will break down the Google Educator Level 1 Certification into smaller segments while preparing you to take the exam. Each segment will cover different Google-related topics, including Chrome and Slides, Drive and Docs, Gmail and Calendar, Classroom and Meet, Forms and Sheets, and test prep tips.

Lisa Schwartz
Lisa Schwartz
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region, Learning Technology Center

Apple Professional Learning Series: iMovie

| Free

Lights…camera…action! It’s time to bring your students’ video-making aspirations to life with iMovie. Join us to explore this video composition program’s core features , including those your students can use to create and share movies of their own. Along the way, we’ll also demonstrate how to create a movie that includes titles, music, and effects—all using videos and photos taken on your iPad.

Lisa Schwartz
Lisa Schwartz
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region, Learning Technology Center

Apple Professional Learning Series: GarageBand

| Free

It’s time to rock! Join us to explore GarageBand, Apple’s built-in music creation program, and delve into how you can utilize it in the classroom. In particular, we’ll explore how to create original music, add your voice, build loops and sound effects, and develop engaging audio stories – all in a user-friendly environment that requires little-to-no music composition experience.

Lisa Schwartz
Lisa Schwartz
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region, Learning Technology Center