The Learning Technology Center is an Illinois State Board of Education program that supports all public K-12 districts, schools, and educators through technology initiatives, services, and professional learning opportunities. Our goal is to maximize school districts’ access to technology and enhance districts’ use of technology to improve educational opportunities for the students of Illinois.
Monthly Webinar Series
The LTC is facilitating a free EdTech Monthly Webinar Series starting September 4th at 3:30 p.m. Each month, participants will learn from state and national experts on innovative classroom practices, educational apps/tools, networking and infrastructure, data security, accessibility, and more.
Career Connections Conference
In a response to the growing needs for high-quality CTE programs, Career Connections 2020 will deliver three multi-disciplinary regional conferences throughout the state focusing on three overarching goals:
1. Improvement of instruction
2. Better alignment to core academics
3. Enhanced connections to career and postsecondary opportunities
Integral features of the conference will include hands-on and innovative learning opportunities that highlight various components of interdisciplinary education accentuated through CTE, including exploratory sessions, networking opportunities, industry-led partnerships, student showcases, educator recognition, apprenticeship programs.
Code.org Professional Learning
The Learning Technology Center, in partnership with Code.org, are offering Computer Science Discoveries and Principles professional learning programs to Illinois educators at low or no cost to develop the capacity and expertise of computer science educators throughout the state.