Our Team

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Tim McIlvain

Director
(217) 893-1431

  • Leads the development, implementation, and support of the LTC program and staff, statewide educational technology initiatives, technology services, and professional learning experiences.
  • Establishes and fosters partnerships.
  • Leads continuing improvement processes.
  • Coordinates the Digital Learning Advisory Council
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Christina Ronquest

Project Manager
(217) 893-1431

  • Provide programmatic and operational support to LTC Staff
  • Manages internal data systems, processes, and audits
  • Manages event registration system
  • Coordinates LTC website development
  • Manages LTC financial processes
  • Develops Newsletter Campaigns
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Brian Bates

Digital Learning Coordinator
(309) 715-7312

  • Leads and develops events, programs, and resources in support of digital learning, digital citizenship, emerging technologies, instructional issues and trends, technology Integration, and teacher practices.
  • Coordinates all technology-related professional learning experiences. Identifies needs, develops and implements plans.
  • Develops instructional materials and resources
  • Coordinates Monthly Webinar Series
  • Manages Speakers Bureau
  • Manages Instructional Technology Coach Network
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Mindy Fiscus

Digital Access Coordinator
(618) 544-2719

  • Serves as state E-Rate coordinator
  • Supports districts in obtaining foundational access to broadband, equipment, systems, and infrastructure needed for digital learning.
  • Assist districts in identifying viable funding sources for short and long-term technology purchases.
  • Leads and facilitates professional learning events related to funding, access, and digital learning.
  • Manages E-Rate Consultant Network
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Chris Wherley

Network & Technology Services Coordinator
(217) 615-0411

  • Develops and identifies services and resources to support districts’ network operating systems, technical processes, solutions, and management, including software, web services, data security, and statewide technology initiatives.
  • Provides technical consultation and support to districts and schools.
  • Leads and facilitates professional learning events related to technology and network services.
  • Facilitates Data Security Working Group
  • Manages Technology Coordinator Network
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Hope Hardin-Borbely

ILTPP Marketing Specialist
(217) 892-2844

  • Executes the day-to-day delivery of email marketing campaigns, product literature, monthly newsletters, event materials etc.
  • Plans and execute marketing initiatives to reach the target audience through appropriate channels
  • Acts as liaison with external vendors to execute promotional events and campaigns
  • Enters, maintains, and analyzes data to expand program effectiveness.
  • Maintains ILTPP website
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Nicole Zumpano

Regional Educational Technology Coordinator

 

  • Facilitates in-person and online professional learning events regionally and statewide.
  • Facilitates regional meetings for technology staff, technology coaches/specialists, and teachers.
  • Provides consultation and support to districts and schools related to digital learning, technology integration, and technology infrastructure.
  • Develops, identifies, and shares instructional materials, resources, and best practices.
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Ben Sondgeroth

Regional Educational Technology Coordinator

  • Facilitates in-person and online professional learning events regionally and statewide.
  • Facilitates regional meetings for technology staff, technology coaches/specialists, and teachers.
  • Provides consultation and support to districts and schools related to digital learning, technology integration, and technology infrastructure.
  • Develops, identifies, and shares instructional materials, resources, and best practices.
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Lisa Schwartz

Regional Educational Technology Coordinator

 

  • Facilitates in-person and online professional learning events regionally and statewide.
  • Facilitates regional meetings for technology staff, technology coaches/specialists, and teachers.
  • Provides consultation and support to districts and schools related to digital learning, technology integration, and technology infrastructure.
  • Develops, identifies, and shares instructional materials, resources, and best practices.
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Joe Cipfl

Regional Educational Technology Coordinator

 

  • Facilitates in-person and online professional learning events regionally and statewide.
  • Facilitates regional meetings for technology staff, technology coaches/specialists, and teachers.
  • Provides consultation and support to districts and schools related to digital learning, technology integration, and technology infrastructure.
  • Develops, identifies, and shares instructional materials, resources, and best practices.