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April 2019

Ignite Creativity in Your Classroom!

April 10 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
PROE Center, 10112 West Dubois Road
Edwards, IL 61528 United States
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Event Description Ignite creativity in your classroom by discovering new tools and strategies that will allow your students to demonstrate their learning in new and exciting ways! In this morning session, participants will start out by exploring how to create amazing interactive e-books using the Chrome app Book Creator. In creating these books, students can embed and publish all other media types they can create with their devices. The morning will also focus on various web apps and extensions available

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Ignite Creativity in Your Classroom! Part 2

April 10 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
PROE Center, 10112 West Dubois Road
Edwards, IL 61528 United States
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Event Description Ignite creativity in your classroom by discovering new tools and strategies that will allow your students to demonstrate their learning in new and exciting ways! The afternoon will bring in a conversation on how students can create audio and video with the Chromebook. We know that some students are better able to learn when they express their learning in non-traditional ways. We will explore how teachers can have their students create podcasts using Soundtrap and leverage quick voice

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Introduction to G-Suite for Education

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
DeWitt/Livingstn/Logan/McLean Regional Office of Education #17, 200 W Front St Ste 500D
Bloomington, Illinois 61701 5074 USA
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$10

Event Description Are you new to G Suite for Education? This workshop will dive into the ins-and-outs of this amazing platform and help get you on the road to success. From Google Drive to Docs to Forms to Sheets and everything in-between, we will explore how you can get the most out of your G Suite experience! Presenter Lisa Schwartz, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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Dive into Google Admin

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$20

Event Description This presentation will be for any Tech Directors or Admins who serve as the Google Administrator for their building/district. Outcomes include: – Chrome Settings – User Management – Beta Google Classroom Presenter Chris Wherley, Network and Technology Services Coordinator

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NC ISC Technology Directors Meeting

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North Cook ISC 1, 2340 S River Rd Ste 414
Des Plaines, Illinois 60018 3225 USA
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Event Description Technology directors meeting for North Cook ISC Facilitator Nicole Zumpano, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator

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E-Rate PIA Review-How to Prepare

April 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Online IL United States + Google Map

Event Description After you file and certify an FCC Form 471 within the filing window, Program Integrity Assurance (PIA) reviewers at USAC check the information on your form for completeness and accuracy and may have additional questions for you to answer. It’s important to remember you have done nothing wrong, this review is all a part of the wonderful E-Rate process. Checks and balances are important to ensure that all participants are following the same guidance and standards. This review

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Introduction to G Suite

April 17 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Macon/Piatt Regional Office of Education #39, 1690 Huston Dr
Decatur, Illinois 62526 2853 USA
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$25

Event Description Are you new to G Suite for Education? This workshop will dive into the ins-and-outs of this amazing platform and help get you on the road to success. From Google Drive to Docs to Forms to Sheets and everything in-between, we will explore how you can get the most out of your G Suite experience! Presenter Lisa Schwartz, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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ROE #28 Technology Roundtable

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bureau/Henry/Stark Regional Office of Education #28, 107 S State St
Atkinson, Illinois 61235 9788 USA
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Event Description Monthly LTC Roundtable meeting. Facilitator Ben Sondgeroth, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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Canvas Learning Management System Webinar

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online IL United States + Google Map

Event Description Are you still searching for the right learning management system? The idea of implementing a new LMS can be daunting. But the truth is, it’s not as hard as it seems. In fact, it’s pretty easy and flexible. Join the Learning Technology Center (LTC)  and Canvas LMS for this exclusive webinar as they breakdown the whys, and prove it’s not as overwhelming as many think. Plan to see a demo of the real-time, bi-directional integration and how a new LMS can

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Maximize the Power of Google Classroom

April 22 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 11:30 pm
Online IL United States + Google Map

Event Description One of the most difficult tasks teachers have when shifting to a digital environment involves the struggle of organizing all the digital documents. Where do they go? How can you possibly keep track? What will you do without that massive bag of papers to haul home and grade every night? If you teach with the Google tools, your answer is Google Classroom! Google Classroom was released by Google at the start of the 2014 school year. Since then

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Save Time with an Organized Google Drive

April 22 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Online IL United States + Google Map

Event Description Is your Google Drive a mess? Do you have files strewn about and have to search every time you need access? This is the course for you! In this course, you will learn to navigate Google Drive and organize your files in a way that makes sense to you. Learn tips and tricks to increase your productivity as well as how to navigate this essential Google tool. By the end of this module you will: - Learn how

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Understanding the Power of Google Docs

April 22 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 11:30 pm
Online IL United States + Google Map

Event Description Are you looking for ways to do more with Google Docs in your classroom? We will learn how to create, share and collaborate using Google Docs and then explore how you can provide feedback, look at revision history, and several other functions to help you and your students. *This is an online, self-paced course Presenter Lisa Schwartz, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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Google Forms Essentials: Creating Digital Assessments

April 22 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Online IL United States + Google Map

Event Description Most people know Google Forms as an information gathering app. It allows users to create surveys and collect data quickly and easily; but that's not all. In this course, you will learn everything K12 educators need to know to build forms specifically for formative and summative student assessments. Get a walkthrough of the process of building forms in Google, including how to add questions, insert images and videos, and invite others to collaborate on forms. Forms assessments support

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Advanced Digital Threat Assessment

April 23 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Kane Regional Office of Education #31, 28 N 1st St
Geneva, IL 60134 United States
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Event Description Advanced Digital Threat Assessment Training will build and expand significantly on the content covered during the prerequisite Basic DTA Training. Participants will leave with a concrete understanding of how to find and curate relevant digital information as is typically represented in a real-life digital threat assessment data gathering scenario. Major engagement and hands-on practice will take place as participants are assembled into investigative teams and given a mock real-life scenario. The final practical assignment will consist of working

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Google Level 1 Educator Certification Workshop

April 23 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
De Kalb Regional Office of Education #16, 2500 N Annie Glidden Rd Ste C
Dekalb, Illinois 60115 1310 USA
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$35

Event Description The Level 1 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 1 certification exam. Level 1 certification indicates a fundamental understanding of using Google Tools in the classroom and confirms standard technology implementation skills. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months. Presenter Ben Sondgeroth, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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Google Add-Ons

April 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Online IL United States + Google Map

Event Description What can Google Add-ons do within Docs, Forms, Sheets or Slides? Whether you are looking for a way for students to be more creative or finding resources to streamline your data processing, there are Add-ons to help Presenter Lisa Ward, ISBE Content Specialist

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Infuse Technology into your History Classroom

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Carroll/Jo Daviess/Stephenson Regional Office of Education #8, 27 S State Ave Ste 101
Freeport, Illinois 61032 4210 USA
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Event Description Specifically targeted to social studies & history teachers, this workshop will address meaningful, productive, creative and content specific uses of technology in the social studies classroom. This workshop will focus on a multitude of tools and resources that can transform learning in social studies classrooms. From digital portfolios to website creation, podcasting and multimedia timelines, participants will know and be able to consider thoughtful approaches to technology integration in their classroom. Presenter Ben Sondgeroth, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator

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Google Level 2 Certification Workshop

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
JWCC-SE, 39637 260th Ave.
Pittsfield, IL 62363 United States
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Event Description The Level 2 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 2 certification exam. The Google for Education site states: Level 2 status indicates that an educator is able to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform their teaching practice. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months. Participants in

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Google CS First Workshop

April 26 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Vermilion Regional Office of Education #54, 200 S College St Ste B
Danville, Illinois 61832 6744 USA
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Event Description Google Computer Science Workshop - CS First is Google's free, introductory computer science program for grades 4-8 (ages 9-14). This video-based curriculum teaches students foundational CS, problem-solving and collaboration skills through themes related to students’ interests. Presenter Google CS First Trainer

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G-Suite for Education

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Frankln/Johnsn/Massc/Willimsn Regional Office of Education #21, 901 Public Square
Benton, Illinois 62812 1300 USA
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Event Description The Google-Infused Classroom using G-Suite for Education Are you new to G Suite for Education? This workshop will dive into the ins-and-outs of this amazing platform and help get you on the road to success. From Google Drive to Docs to Forms to Sheets and everything in-between, we will explore how you can get the most out of your G Suite experience! Presenter Joe Cipfl, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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ROE #1 Tech Roundtable

April 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lincoln Land Community College-Jacksonville, 32 N Central Park Plaza
Jacksonville, IL 62650 United States
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Event Description Technology Coordinators and Directors will discuss a variety of topics during this roundtable. Facilitator Lisa Schwartz, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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May 2019

Google Educator Level 1

May 1 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
DeWitt/Livingstn/Logan/McLean Regional Office of Education #17, 200 W Front St Ste 500D
Bloomington, Illinois 61701 5074 USA
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$10

Event Description The Level 1 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 1 certification exam. Level 1 certification indicates a fundamental understanding of using Google Tools in the classroom and confirms standard technology implementation skills. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months. Participants in this workshop will learn about: -Tech Integration with the 4 C’s -Digital Citizenship -Utilizing Google Drive

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Google Educator Level 1 Certification

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hancck/Fultn/Schuylr/McDonogh Regional Office of Education #26, 130 S Lafayette St Ste 200
Macomb, Illinois 61455 2280 USA
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$35

Event Description The Level 1 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 1 certification exam. Level 1 certification indicates a fundamental understanding of using Google Tools in the classroom and confirms standard technology implementation skills. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months. Participants in this workshop will learn about: Tech Integration with the 4 C's Digital Citizenship Utilizing Google Drive

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Google Level 1 Certification Workshop

May 3 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Rock Island Regional Office of Education #49, 3430 Avenue of The Cities
Moline, Illinois 61265 4417 USA
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$25

Event Description ROE 49, in collaboration with the Learning Technology Center of Illinois, is offering a Google Educator Level 1 Certification workshop. The Level 1  Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 1 exam. Level 1 certification indicates a fundamental understanding of using Google Tools in the classroom and confirms standard technology implementation skills. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36

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ROE 9/54 Technology Roundtable

May 6 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Champaign School District, 502 Windsor (Main Entrance on South Side)
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Event Description Our goal with this roundtable is to provide you with a place to discuss topics and issues your districts face in regards to technology and to discuss solutions for those issues. Facilitator Lisa Schwartz, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator

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Google Educator Level 2 Certification

May 7 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
DeWitt/Livingstn/Logan/McLean Regional Office of Education #17, 200 W Front St Ste 500D
Bloomington, Illinois 61701 5074 USA
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$10

Event Description The Level 2 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 2 certification exam. The Google for Education site states: Level 2 status indicates that an educator is able to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform their teaching practice. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months. Participants in

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Creating Digital Textbooks with CK-12 Workshop

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
U of I Extension Office, Carmi, 1715 College Ave
Carmi, IL 62821 United States
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Event Description Would you like to integrate more meaningful digital resources into your STEM curriculum, but have no budget to do so? CK-12 is excellent Open Educational Resources that is free and easy to use. CK-12 FlexBooks are online platforms for assembling, authoring, and distributing interactive, multi-modal educational content. Content is searchable by subject, grade-level, and state and national education standards. FlexBooks can be downloaded and used as-is, or can be customized by teachers to match their students’ learning styles

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Multiple Models of Making

May 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Online IL United States + Google Map

Event Description When you hear the term “makerspace” do you think of a large room filled with expensive equipment like 3D printers and laser engravers? While this is the case for some makerspaces, there are many models of makerspaces for schools, including ones that exist within the walls of a classroom. This session will overview three models of school makerspaces, highlighting the unique features and considerations of each, and showcasing examples of each model. If you’re interested in starting a

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Infusing Technology into your ELA Classroom

May 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
KIDS Main Training Room, 300 Heart Boulevard
Loves Park, IL 61111 United States
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Event Description Specifically for ELA teachers, this workshop will address meaningful, productive, creative and content specific uses of technology in the classroom. We will focus on a multitude of tools and resources that can transform learning in ELA classrooms by effectively leveraging technology. From transforming presentations to add-ons and extensions that extend the capabilities of writing, participants will know and be able to consider thoughtful approaches to technology integration in their ELA classroom. Presenter Ben Sondgeroth, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator

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ROE #11 Tech Roundtable

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description A place for tech coordinators to discuss topics. Facilitators Lisa Schwartz, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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ROE #28 Tech Coordinator Meeting

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bureau/Henry/Stark Regional Office of Education #28, 107 S State St
Atkinson, Illinois 61235 9788 USA
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Event Description Technology Coordinator Round Table Discussion Facilitator Ben Sondgeroth, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator

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Be Internet Awesome

May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bureau/Henry/Stark Regional Office of Education #28, 107 S State St
Atkinson, Illinois 61235 9788 USA
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$35

Event Description In today’s world, students are immersed in technology. From social media to cyber bullying to fake news to strangers online, students encounter countless technological challenges on a daily basis. How can we as educators help our students be outstanding digital citizens? Are we doing all we can to teach students the skills they need to safely navigate the World Wide Web? In this workshop, teachers will gain insight and learn about how to help students “Be Internet Awesome.”

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Google Level 2 Certification Workshop

May 9 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
KIDS Main Training Room, 300 Heart Boulevard
Loves Park, IL 61111 United States
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$35

Event Description This Level 2 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 2 certification exam. The Google for Education site states: Level 2 status indicates that an educator is able to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform their teaching practice. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months. Participants in

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Introduction to G Suite

May 15 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Champaign Public Library, 200 W Green St
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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$25

Event Description Are you new to G Suite for Education? This workshop will dive into the ins-and-outs of this amazing platform and help get you on the road to success. From Google Drive to Docs to Forms to Sheets and everything in-between, we will explore how you can get the most out of your G Suite experience! Presenter Lisa Schwartz, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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ROE 21 Technology Roundtable

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frankln/Johnsn/Massc/Willimsn Regional Office of Education #21, 901 Public Square
Benton, Illinois 62812 1300 USA
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Event Description A facilitated discussion specifically for tech directors/coordinators, curriculum staff, building administrators, and tech/instructional coaches built around the theme of educational technology infrastructure, support, and services. During the session, the facilitator will briefly introduce the topic, provide a list of resources, and then facilitate an informal discussion that explores emerging trends, challenges, and benefits. The goal of roundtable is to crowdsource ideas and provide the participants with strategies to better open lines of communication between tech and curriculum in

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Interactive Simulations

May 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Online IL United States + Google Map

Event Description Math and Science content can be greatly enhanced with the introduction and use of simulations. Educators can share the simulations first via a project/interactive board. Then students will be able to manipulate variables to discover more deeply the concepts. Presenter Lisa Ward, ISBE Content Specialist

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Drones in the Classroom

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rock Island Regional Office of Education #49, 3430 Avenue of The Cities
Moline, Illinois 61265 4417 USA
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$35

Event Description As drones continue to grow in both popularity and functionality, businesses are rapidly expanding their uses of unmanned aerial vehicles. As we look for new ways to prepare our students for the changing workforce economy, we can look at adding drones to our curriculum. Bringing unmanned aerial vehicles into our schools and classrooms can provide an engaging opportunity to teach our students real-world skills. This workshop will provide: an introduction to drone terminology, safety issues, legal concerns, requirements,

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Google Educator Level 1 Certification Workshop

May 28 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Bureau/Henry/Stark Regional Office of Education #28, 107 S State St
Atkinson, Illinois 61235 9788 USA
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$35

Event Description The Level 1 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 1 exam. Level 1 certification indicates a fundamental understanding of using Google Tools in the classroom and confirms standard technology implementation skills. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months. Participants in this workshop will learn: Tech Integration with the 4-C’s Digital citizenship Utilizing Google Drive with efficiency Creating,

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June 2019

School Threat & Risk Assessment Training

June 4 @ 8:30 am - July 5 @ 3:30 pm
Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S Neil St
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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$250

Event Description Student Violence Threat/Risk Assessment Training prepares school-based multidisciplinary threat/risk assessment teams with the tools and training needed to effectively assess and address violence and threats of violence in school and community systems. Data-driven assessments are needed to properly assess the seriousness of threats of violence – from single victim attacks of students, threats to teachers, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Facebook threats, cyber bullying and youth gang violence - to high profile school shootings. This collection of data helps

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Google Level 2 Educator Certification

June 13 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Macon/Piatt Regional Office of Education #39, 1690 Huston Dr
Decatur, Illinois 62526 2853 USA
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Event Description The Level 2 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 2 certification exam. The Google for Education site states: Level 2 status indicates that an educator is able to succesfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform their teaching practice. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months. Presenter Bio

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Bringing Technology into your Math Classroom

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348 United States
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$15

Event Description How can you leverage technology in your math classroom and engage your students in new and exciting ways? This workshop will explore how you can bring new strategies and activities to your math classroom sure to engage your students in new and exciting ways! - Bring bring a device to this workshop. Presenter Bio Ben Sondgeroth, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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The Google-Infused Classroom Using G-Suite for Education

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
ROE #12 PD Training Center, 300 W Main St
Robinson, IL 62454
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$25

Event Description Are you new to G Suite for Education? This workshop will dive into the ins-and-outs of this amazing platform and help get you on the road to success. From Google Drive to Docs to Forms to Sheets and everything in-between, we will explore how you can get the most out of your G Suite experience! Presenter Joe Cipfl, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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Dive into Google Classroom

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
ROE #12 PD Training Center, 300 W Main St
Robinson, IL 62454
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$25

Event Description In this workshop, participants will learn the ins and outs of Google Classroom and best practices for integrating this amazing tool with their students! In this session, we will do more than just walk through Google Classroom. Participants will also deep dive into how Classroom integrates with other apps and extensions, and how teachers can successfully manage their digital workflow. Presenter Joe Cipfl, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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A Design Thinking Approach to Education

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rock Island Regional Office of Education #49, 3430 Avenue of The Cities
Moline, Illinois 61265 4417 USA
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$10

Event Description By the time our students enter the working world, the technology that we teach them today will more than likely be obsolete. How then, can we best prepare them for the workplace that they will encounter? The answer lies in two concepts that will never become obsolete: innovation and creativity. The Design Thinking framework gives us the ability to develop a creative problem-solving mindset when looking at situations. This framework can be brought into our classrooms to create

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Google Level 2 Certification Workshop

June 19 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Rock Island Regional Office of Education #49, 3430 Avenue of The Cities
Moline, Illinois 61265 4417 USA
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$25

Event Description Rock Island ROE and the Learning Technology Center of Illinois is proud to offer a Google Educator Level 2 Certification workshop. The Level 2 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 2 certification exam. The Google for Education site states: Level 2 status indicates that an educator is able to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform their teaching practice. Educators who pass the

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