Professional Learning

Microsoft Trainings, Events & Resources

Microsoft Trainer Partner

What does it mean to be a Microsoft Training Partner?

As a Microsoft Global Training Partner, the Learning Technology Center can prepare educators to embrace the digital future with Microsoft. We provide hands-on, problem-based learning so that educators and IT staff can increase student learning, improve workflows, and utilize transformative technology. From Minecraft to Teams, the LTC is ready to help provide high-quality professional learning to support your Microsoft initiatives.

Customized PD Support

Our team of Microsoft experts can customize any experience to meet you needs. Reach out to our regional staff or view our PD catalog.

Online Community for Microsoft Support

The LTC Community has a group dedicated to Microsoft. Teachers, Admins, and IT staff who use Microsoft tools in schools are encouraged to join.

Upcoming Microsoft Events

Get Started with Microsoft OneNote for Education

| Free

Whether in the classroom or in the workplace, organizational skills are an absolute must-have. One handy Microsoft app can help students foster those skills during every lesson and project. With […]

Microsoft Education
Microsoft Education
Global Training Partner, Microsoft

Assignments and Assessments in Microsoft Teams for Education

| Free

With Assignments and Grades in Microsoft Teams for Education, educators can efficiently assign task and assess quizzes all from a single team-based interface. Join us for live walkthrough of everything Microsoft Teams can do to make day-to-day school work a breeze.

Microsoft Education
Microsoft Education
Global Training Partner, Microsoft

Assignments and Assessments in Microsoft Teams for Education

| Free

With Assignments and Grades in Microsoft Teams for Education, educators can efficiently assign task and assess quizzes all from a single team-based interface. Join us for live walkthrough of everything Microsoft Teams can do to make day-to-day school work a breeze.

Microsoft Education
Microsoft Education
Global Training Partner, Microsoft

Support Students with Education Insights in Microsoft Teams

| Free

Education Insights in Microsoft Teams provides real-time analytics on student progress and activity. Join us for a live training on this collection of innovative features, including Teams’ SEL-focused tools.

Microsoft Education
Microsoft Education
Global Training Partner, Microsoft

Support Students with Education Insights in Microsoft Teams

| Free

Education Insights in Microsoft Teams provides real-time analytics on student progress and activity. Join us for a live training on this collection of innovative features, including Teams’ SEL-focused tools.

Microsoft Education
Microsoft Education
Global Training Partner, Microsoft

App Smashing with Microsoft 365

| Free

Searching for new ways to utilize your favorite Microsoft tools? Join us for an interactive demonstration on how to mix and match Office 365 apps with your OneNote class notebooks and create unique digital learning experiences for your students.

Microsoft Education
Microsoft Education
Global Training Partner, Microsoft

Interested in Learning More?

Contact your Regional EdTech Coordinator

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

Holly develops and leads professional learning programs, trainings, and resources related to curricular integration, digital access, and technology infrastructure in central Illinois.

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

Lisa develops and leads professional learning programs, trainings, and resources related to curricular integration, digital access, and technology infrastructure in western Illinois.

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

Eric develops and leads professional learning programs, trainings, and resources related to curricular integration, digital access, and technology infrastructure in the Chicagoland region.

Ben Sondgeroth
Ben Sondgeroth
Lead Regional Educational Technology Coordinator | Northern Illinois, Learning Technology Center

Ben leads the LTC’s RETC team and facilitates ongoing professional learning events for teachers, administrators, and technology staff in northern Illinois.

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

Joe develops and leads professional learning programs, trainings, and resources related to curricular integration, digital access, and technology infrastructure in southern Illinois.