E-Rate 471 Workshop

Mon. March 4, 2024 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm |
Online IL, United States

Learn and complete phase two of your E-Rate application with an E-Rate expert on hand! This 3-hour virtual session will cover Form 471 and the information needed to successfully complete it, including recipients of services, discount calculations, costs of service, dates of service, and service provider(s).

Mindy Fiscus
Mindy Fiscus
Director of Government Affairs, Learning Technology Center

CS & STEM Networking Meeting

Mon. March 4, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

You’ve got the lessons. You've got the pathways. Now, it's time to consider the (maker)space you'll need to bring so many of your hands-on STEM learning goals to life.

Sarah Phelps
Sarah Phelps
Program Manager, Computer Science and STEM, Learning Technology Center

IL Ed Tech Coaches March 2024

Tue. March 5, 2024 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Join instructional technology coaches from across Illinois during our monthly virtual meetings to connect with other coaches, brainstorm, and share resources.

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

Aligning Strategic Goals with Instructional Technology Coaching

Tue. March 5, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Instructional technology coaches can help your district bridge the gap toward professional development and tech integration goals. Learn how and discover how the LTC's coaching program can bring affordable coaching to your district.

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

Library Media Specialist Networking Meeting

Thu. March 7, 2024 | 8:30 am - 2:00 pm | $25
Online IL, United States

Join this PD session and networking meet-up geared specifically to the needs of today's library media specialists

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

E-Rate 471 Workshop LAST CHANCE

Fri. March 15, 2024 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm |
Online IL, United States

Learn and complete phase two of your E-Rate application with an E-Rate expert on hand! This 3-hour virtual session will cover Form 471 and the information needed to successfully complete it, including recipients of services, discount calculations, costs of service, dates of service, and service provider(s).

Mindy Fiscus
Mindy Fiscus
Director of Government Affairs, Learning Technology Center

All Things SOPPA & SDPC

Mon. March 18, 2024 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Stay up-to-date on the latest SOPPA and SDPC developments + get your questions answered during this monthly roundtable for K-12 tech leaders and IT staff.

Duane Shaffer
Duane Shaffer
Network and Information Technology Specialist, Learning Technology Center

Less is More: Embracing Edtech Minimalism in the Classroom

Tue. March 19, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

What if adding more edtech isn't the solution to a more successful classroom? Join us to explore how the principles of minimalism can be harnessed to create calmer, more focused learning environments - both online and in person.

Brian Krause
Brian Krause
Instructional Technology Coach, Learning Technology Center

Google Drive Zen: Unleash Your Inner Organizer!

Fri. March 22, 2024 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | $20
Online IL, United States

Join us for an exciting adventure as we unveil the magic of effective organization in Google Drive. Say goodbye to lost files and endless scrolling. In this interactive session, we'll reveal the hidden treasures of folders, labels, and search filters. Whether you're a Google Drive novice or a seasoned pro, our journey will equip you with the skills to declutter, sort, and label your way to a streamlined digital sanctuary.

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

Breaking Barriers for Students through Financial Education

Tue. March 26, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Do your students have the financial and business skills they need to thrive beyond the classroom? Tune in to learn how you can integrate blended lessons on personal finance, entrepreneurship, and macro/micro-economics into your existing curriculum.

Kristin Pierce
Kristin Pierce
Education Success Specialist, EVERFI

IL Ed Tech Coaches April 2024

Thu. April 4, 2024 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

Join instructional technology coaches from across Illinois during our monthly virtual meetings to connect with other coaches, brainstorm, and share resources.

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

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

Tue. April 23, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Free
Online IL, United States

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