Professional Learning

Google Professional Learning

Google Partner

The Learning Technology Center is proud to be a Google for Education Partner. This partnership helps educators across Illinois utilize Google for Education tools and resources to transform the classroom experience for their students and expand the student learning beyond ordinary and traditional methods. 

Educator Professional Learning

The LTC hosts a wide variety of workshops designed to support all educators, no matter their experience or skill level. Options include workshops designed to maximize the potential of a particular Google app or tool, Google Level 1 and Level 2 Certification Workshops, or deeper dives into pedagogy and instructional practices.

Google for Education Coaching Certification

Our team of certified coaches provides mentorship and professional learning opportunities to coaches and their administrators — as well as frameworks to help ensure coaching is aligned with school goals and tools to help measure impact.

Interested in Learning More?

Contact a Regional EdTech Coordinator or view our upcoming events.

Ben Sondgeroth

Lead Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Northern Illinois

Holly Kelly

Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | East Central Illinois

Lisa Schwartz

Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | West Central Region

Eric Santos

Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Chicagoland

Joe Cipfl

Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Southern Region

Upcoming Google Events

Google Certified Coach Cohort | Fall-Spring 2023

| $175

Are you an instructional coach looking to deepen your expertise and grow professionally? If so, the Google Certified Coach Mentor program is for you! This program empowers instructional coaches to drive impactful technology use in their schools using Google’s structured, year-long curriculum and research-based 5-step coaching model.

Nicole Zumpano
Nicole Zumpano
Director of Instructional Technology Coaching, Learning Technology Center

ROE 11 Tech Networking Meeting

| Free

Area technology coordinators, directors, building admins, and coaches will discuss shared experiences, questions, and ideas. Their contributions and concerns will drive the conversation.

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

Declutter My Digital Life

| $15

This workshop will combine tech tips with strategic choices that will help you improve efficiency and work smarter. Participants should bring a laptop or Chromebook to the workshop to practice the skills as they learn.

Eric Santos
Eric Santos
Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Chicagoland, Learning Technology Center
Brian Bates
Brian Bates
Associate Executive Director of Professional Learning, Learning Technology Center

Brian leads and develops events, programs, and resources in support of digital learning, digital citizenship, emerging technologies, technology integration, and computer science.