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September 2021

Ever-Evolving: What’s New & What’s Next from EVERFI

September 14, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Whether you’re new to EVERFI or a seasoned EVERFI veteran, join this session to learn about recent platform updates and new digital resources that can help you prepare for the 21-22 school year. This session contains content relevant to users across the wider educational eco-system, so educators from all grade levels and domains, as well as support staff and administrators, are encouraged to attend. Illinois educators can earn 1.0 PD hour for attending this event. And don't forget - EVERFI

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Adobe Sign for Education: FREE Webinar Series

September 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Join JourneyEd for a FREE webinar series on Adobe Sign for Education. Eliminate paper while improving student, staff, and faculty experiences. Adobe Sign is Microsoft’s preferred eSignature solution. Increase productivity and accelerate transactions with trusted e-signatures from Adobe. Adobe Sign works seamlessly inside Microsoft applications your organization relies on. Easy to send. Easy to sign. There’s no learning curve for e-signing — quickly e-sign forms, contracts, agreements, and other documents. It’s as easy as email. Make it easy to fill

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Voices Matter: The Power of Diversity in Picture Books

September 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Mackin and the award-winning authors NoNieqa Ramos, Traci Sorell, and Kao Kalia Yang for a discussion with Carol Hinz, associate publisher of Carolrhoda Books and Millbrook Press, as they discuss how picture books have the power to affirm identities, build understanding with people unlike ourselves, challenge our misconceptions, and broaden our awareness of the world. A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to those who attend this webinar. A recording will be posted to Mackin.com for those who cannot

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Quick Solves and Technology Tips for Quarantine Success

September 23, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The reality is that students are going into quarantine daily, which means it’s time to employ triage and tactical solves that ensure learning continues. Join Edmentum for a live webinar focused on technology tips to quash your quarantine worries. In this session, you will learn: Essential functions that you need as a part of quarantine planning How you can use the technology you have to keep students on track How to plan for IEP and 504 students who need to

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Amplifying your CDW experience with Amplified IT

September 23, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In March 2021, CDW acquired a leading education technology company, Amplified IT. Join Joe Simone, Vice President of Education at CDW, and Pete Henrie, Co-Founder, and VP at Amplified IT, as they discuss how the acquisition will benefit academic institutions across North America by improving student outcomes with transformative technology. Attendees can expect to explore more details about the acquisition, the portfolio of Amplified IT’s products and services, and how, together, Amplified IT and CDW can more successfully serve and

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Istation: Fall 2021 Biliteracy Virtual Conference

September 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Register now to join Istation on Tuesday, September 28th from 11am to 2pm PST (1pm to 4pm CST) for the virtual conference. They will be joined by keynote speaker, Dr. Amy Heineke. Additional details of this conference are being planned, but they are currently accepting registrations. Once registered, they will keep you updated on new and exciting plans for each session. Istation's Blended Learning Differentiates Instruction Providing schools with digital lessons and face-to-face teaching strategies for reading, math, and Spanish,

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IASA 57th Annual Conference

September 29, 2021 - October 1, 2021

Get refreshed, recharged, and revitalized by registering today for IASA’s 57th Annual Conference, held September 29 – October 1, 2021, in Springfield. This year’s lineup is intended to lift leaders up and help you push forward and continue making an impact on the lives of students. Don’t miss dynamic keynote speakers, breakout presentations that will provide you with tools you can use in your districts, and numerous opportunities to connect, learn and support each other. Plus, visit our exhibit hall to get

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Virtual Learning: 5 Keys to Building a Sustainable Program

September 29, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Virtual learning is here to stay but many schools and districts are struggling to ensure it is sustainable and successful. Join Edmentum as they discuss the keys to virtual learning success with two experts who have extensive experience in virtual learning! In this webinar, we’ll cover: 5 components of a successful virtual program The latest research around virtual learning How virtual schools around the country are finding success Student habits that lead to success Contact your dedicated Account Manager: Jason

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October 2021

Adobe Sign for Education: FREE Webinar Series

October 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Join JourneyEd for a FREE webinar series on Adobe Sign for Education. Eliminate paper while improving student, staff, and faculty experiences. Adobe Sign is Microsoft’s preferred eSignature solution. Increase productivity and accelerate transactions with trusted e-signatures from Adobe. Adobe Sign works seamlessly inside Microsoft applications your organization relies on. Easy to send. Easy to sign. There’s no learning curve for e-signing — quickly e-sign forms, contracts, agreements, and other documents. It’s as easy as email. Make it easy to fill

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Your Guide to Applying for the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) Like a Pro

October 7, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Fund grant is now open for the second time. The first application window saw applications worth $5.1 billion to support 9.1 million connected devices and 5.4 million broadband connections. If you are looking to improve access and connectivity for your students and staff, there is still over $2 billion in the ECF fund to tap into. In this webinar, Trox+Tierney will show you how – for FREE! In 60 minutes, you will: Learn about the ECF

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Adobe Sign for Education: FREE Webinar Series

October 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Join JourneyEd for a FREE webinar series on Adobe Sign for Education. Eliminate paper while improving student, staff, and faculty experiences. Adobe Sign is Microsoft’s preferred eSignature solution. Increase productivity and accelerate transactions with trusted e-signatures from Adobe. Adobe Sign works seamlessly inside Microsoft applications your organization relies on. Easy to send. Easy to sign. There’s no learning curve for e-signing — quickly e-sign forms, contracts, agreements, and other documents. It’s as easy as email. Make it easy to fill

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2021 Education Leaders Annual Conference – Illinois Prinicpals Association (IPA)

October 24, 2021 - October 26, 2021

We are looking forward to attending the IPA Education Leaders Annual Conference, October 24-25, 2021 in Peoria. They will be celebrating their 50th anniversary this year with the theme of Legacy of Leaders. Approximately 750 school administrators from elementary, middle, and secondary schools from all over the state attend this event to hear nationally renowned speakers; participate in educational sessions on how they can better serve their schools; network with colleagues; and attend one of the largest exhibitions in Illinois

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Virtual Learning: Improving Outcomes for Diverse Student Populations

October 27, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

How do we reach at-risk and underperforming students in virtual learning? In this live Edmentum webinar, they will explore the research and case studies on at-risk, diverse, and under-served student populations. In this webinar, they‘ll share proven strategies for: Meeting the needs of diverse student populations Engaging students in a virtual model Improving graduation and dropout rates   Contact your dedicated Account Manager: Jason Eggert Illinois Partnership Manager (214) 293-9759 c: (815) 529-0885 jason.eggert@edmentum.com Learn More About Edmentum

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CDW-G Webinar: Understanding the Benefits of Wi-Fi 6/Wi-Fi 6E for K-12

October 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Students need better accessibility as they return to school. Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E could enable your network to better handle the influx of devices with higher capacity and smoother streaming. But what are the differences between these Wireless technologies? What other benefits could impact your students? How and when, should you as a K-12 School or District, plan to upgrade? Can E-Rate assist in funding this type of solution? Lots of questions, but we have the answers! Please join

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November 2021

CDW-G E-Rate Bi-Weekly Webinar Series

November 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CDW-G has the experience to help schools maximize their E-Rate funding. In 2014, the program was modernized to better support the ever-expanding needs of connectivity in K12 School Districts. In this bi-weekly webinar series, the CDW-G team will be going over the basics of the program, with a focus on Category 2 or Internal Connections. What we will cover in this series; What is E-Rate? E-Rate Discount E-Rate Process E-Rate Budget E-Rate Eligible Items E-Rate Bidding Event Password:  CDWGWeb Presenter:

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How to build accessibility and skills reinforcement into your curriculum with Newsela

November 2, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Did you know teachers spend 7-12 hours per week searching for and assembling content for their classrooms? The search is over. Join this webinar to find out how teachers can use Newsela to differentiate and save time planning.   Key takeaways will be: Accessibility and skills reinforcement are two of the most common elements missing from districts’ core materials. Common pitfalls to avoid when addressing gaps in core resources that can disengage both teachers and students How thoughtful implementation of

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Learners Here, There, and Everywhere – Zoom ClassRoom

November 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

While students and educators were spread far and wide by the pandemic, many districts turned to Zoom to bridge to geographic gap. However, now that hybrid learning environments are becoming the norm, those same teachers are faced with a major hurdle – how can they effectively and clearly communicate with a webcam and headset while simultaneously interacting with a class of in-person students? Enter Zoom ClassRoom, a new educational tool made for this moment. With it, educators can effectively flex

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2021 Association of Illinois School Library Educators (AISLE) Conference

November 8, 2021 - November 9, 2021

The Association of Illinois School Library Educators, AISLE, is excited to offer two full days packed with new information, professional development, guest speakers, exhibitors, celebrations, and social times to help realize their dream of Every Child, Every School, a School Librarian. The conference will be held on Monday, November 8, and Tuesday, November 9th at the I-Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. They have an amazing schedule planned! Check out the Conference website for the schedule at a glance, hotel

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Adobe Sign for Education: FREE Webinar Series

November 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Join JourneyEd for a FREE webinar series on Adobe Sign for Education. Eliminate paper while improving student, staff, and faculty experiences. Adobe Sign is Microsoft’s preferred eSignature solution. Increase productivity and accelerate transactions with trusted e-signatures from Adobe. Adobe Sign works seamlessly inside Microsoft applications your organization relies on. Easy to send. Easy to sign. There’s no learning curve for e-signing — quickly e-sign forms, contracts, agreements, and other documents. It’s as easy as email. Make it easy to fill

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CDW-G E-Rate Bi-Weekly Webinar Series

November 15, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CDW-G has the experience to help schools maximize their E-Rate funding. In 2014, the program was modernized to better support the ever-expanding needs of connectivity in K12 School Districts. In this bi-weekly webinar series, the CDW-G team will be going over the basics of the program, with a focus on Category 2 or Internal Connections. What we will cover in this series; What is E-Rate? E-Rate Discount E-Rate Process E-Rate Budget E-Rate Eligible Items E-Rate Bidding Event Password:  CDWGWeb Presenter:

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2021 Illinois Education and Technology Conference (IETC)

November 17, 2021 - November 19, 2021

In its 28th year, Illinois Education and Technology Conference (IETC) continues to offer Illinois’ educators an unparalleled opportunity to grow professionally and network with peers – all while learning about the technology integration strategies, digital tools, and best practices that will help build future-ready students. For the first time ever, IETC will be a hybrid experience, with both in-person and virtual components. Educators around the state will be able to attend this acclaimed conference on-site in Springfield, IL, or from home while still fully participating

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Beyond The Content Filter: How To Identify & Close Your District’s Cybersecurity & Safety Gaps In 2022

November 18, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The 2021 ManagedMethods survey found that over 90% of school districts operate in the cloud. 56% of district technology influencers are confident that their cloud environments are private and secure. And yet, half don't have a cloud-based security system in place. These behaviors are undoubtedly helping to fuel the ransomware and data security breaches plaguing schools. During this webinar, we will explore more K-12 cloud adoption and security trends uncovered in our inaugural survey. We'll talk with district IT leaders

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2021 Joint Annual Conference

November 19, 2021 - November 21, 2021

ILTPP will be exhibiting as school leaders from across Illinois will show and share how they Educate, Inspire, and Lead as we emerge from a global pandemic and into a time of educational growth and innovation at the 2021 Joint Annual Conference. The Illinois Association of School Boards continues to plan for an in-person Joint Annual Conference while monitoring COVID-19 mitigation measures. We look forward to connecting school leaders in person, November 19-21, 2021.

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CDW-G E-Rate Bi-Weekly Webinar Series

November 30, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CDW-G has the experience to help schools maximize their E-Rate funding. In 2014, the program was modernized to better support the ever-expanding needs of connectivity in K12 School Districts. In this bi-weekly webinar series, the CDW-G team will be going over the basics of the program, with a focus on Category 2 or Internal Connections. What we will cover in this series; What is E-Rate? E-Rate Discount E-Rate Process E-Rate Budget E-Rate Eligible Items E-Rate Bidding Event Password:  CDWGWeb Presenter:

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December 2021

ILTPP + Deledao Webinar: Real-time AI Web Filtering for Schools

December 8, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am

You may not even know it, but your students are using school devices to spend hours on Google Site games and non-educational YouTube videos. Join this webinar co-hosted by ILTPP and Deledao to see for yourself the difference in student productivity when using a real-time AI web filter. Speakers Hope Hardin-Borbely (ILTPP)The Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP) aggregates buying power and expertise to procure technology products and services from quality vendor partners. ILTPP is a program of the Learning Technology Center (LTC), a

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Leveraging Google Workspace for a collaborative and secure learning environment

December 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Google Workspace for Education Teaching and Learning Upgrade and Education Plus editions have tools that promote collaboration among your stakeholders and provide the security insights you need to ensure administrative, instructional, and academic success. Join in the AmplifiedIT session, we will showcase real examples and use cases that demonstrate how these features empower Google Admins to find, view and mitigate common collaboration challenges and security threats. This will include deep dives into: Security Health Custom charts Custom security reports

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January 2022

K12 Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Conference

January 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 20, 2022 at 9:00 am

A two-day professional development event focused on data privacy and cybersecurity for K-12 Administrators, Technology Leaders, and IT Staff. SecurED Schools is an annual conference hosted by the Learning Technology Center that focuses on cybersecurity and data privacy best practices, strategies, and tools. Over two days, attendees participate in hands-on demonstrations, panel discussions, and presentations led by local, state, and national experts. The goal of SecurED Schools is to improve the security posture of school districts. We know that the

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Adobe IT Roundtable Webinar: Looking forward to 2022

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

2021 Recap and What's New in 2022 Join the Adobe team for the first IT Roundtable of 2022. They'll recap the highlights of 2021 and discuss what’s coming in the Adobe Admin Console in 2022. As always, the team will take your questions live and offer best practices for managing your Adobe Digital Media licenses. Adobe presenters:   Lauren Bemben Product Manager, Cloud Technology James Lockman Enterprise Implementation & Consulting Lead, Adobe       Can’t make it? Register anyway, and you’ll

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K12 Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Conference

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 20, 2022 at 9:00 am

A two-day professional development event focused on data privacy and cybersecurity for K-12 Administrators, Technology Leaders, and IT Staff. SecurED Schools is an annual conference hosted by the Learning Technology Center that focuses on cybersecurity and data privacy best practices, strategies, and tools. Over two days, attendees participate in hands-on demonstrations, panel discussions, and presentations led by local, state, and national experts. The goal of SecurED Schools is to improve the security posture of school districts. We know that the

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What’s Next? 2022 Safety and Security Trends

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Whenever there is a new trend, you can bet that it will first emerge in schools and universities, and Campus Safety magazine is usually the first trade publication to cover it. During this webinar, Campus Safety's Editor-in-Chief, Robin Hattersley will provide an overview of the many crime, social, drug, law enforcement, emergency management, and technology trends CS has been uncovering over the past couple of years. Those developments include mental health and suicide, pandemic response, vaping and opioids, domestic terrorism

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