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 Educator Level 2 Prep Workshop

| $25

Register for this workshop, which will prepare you to take the Google Educator Level 2 certification exam.

Making School-to-Home Partnerships! Educational Apps to enhance learning that our families can use at home!

| $35

With the influx of technology in our classrooms, we have the ability to help our students continue to learn when they leave our classrooms

EdTech Next

| $150

Join the LTC in picturesque Galena for a two-day kick-off to the new school year. Designed for teachers, principals, instructional coaches, and technology integrationists, EdTech Next offers a one-of-a-kind professional learning experience to help attendees take technology integration to the next level.

Brian Bates
Brian Bates
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.