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April 2019

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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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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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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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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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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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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Use Science, Coding and Robotics in the Elementary Classroom

May 15 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
West Cook ISC 2, 4413 Roosevelt Rd Ste 104
Hillside, Illinois 60162 2057 USA
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$25

Event Description Want to prepare your students for STEM-related fields? Want to bring more engineering and problem-based learning to the classroom? Robotics is an effective way to engage students and integrate science, technology, engineering, and math into your classroom. During this hands-on session, attendees will build and code using LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 to teach coding and standards-based science lessons while learning problem-solving skills. Our approach allows students to deeply engage with science practices and the engineering design process while

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Leading Future Ready Schools – Dupage County

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
DuPage Regional Office of Education #19, 421 N County Farm Rd
Wheaton, Illinois 60187 3978 USA
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$35

Event Description Future Ready Schools (FRS) is a bold effort to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts move quickly toward preparing students for success in college, a career, and citizenship. Participants will engage with the program fundamentals and FREE tools to determine the best fit for their leadership style in order to meet the needs of their district. This workshop is designed to support participants in any phase of the program, from investigation to full district adoption. Individuals

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Google Level 2 Certification

May 23 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Lake County High School Technology Campus, 19525 W. Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030 United States
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$35

Event Description The Level 2 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 2 certification exam (not included). 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.

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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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Dive into Google Classroom

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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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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 1 Educator Certification

June 12 @ 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 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: - Advanced organizational strategies and skills with Google Drive - Exploration

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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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Google Level 1 Certification Workshop

June 13 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Will County PDA, 2705 McDonough Street
Joliet, IL United States
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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. Presenter Bio Nicole Zumpano, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC   **Registration is full**  

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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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October 2019

Digital Transition Discussion

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Carleton of Oak Park Hotel, Carleton Hotel 1110 Pleasant Street
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
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Free

Collaborate with Education Administrators, Educators to Discuss Digital Age Teaching and Learning, Innovation, Personalization, and Re-Design to supplement student-centricity. Leading -- Having a design for digital transition. Planning – Considering digital in learning mapping, user interface and user experience. Tech Directing – Data mapping, managing disparate Apps, and making it all work. Teaching – Discovering a tech balance and transparency. Personalization Becoming ͞Transparent" Social-Emotional Learning Single Sign-ON Discovery Learning inside Learning Management Systems Virtual Reality Adaptive Digital Curriculum And more

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