Early Childhood Professional Learning (ECPL) invites you to explore professional learning opportunities and resources for the Illinois Early Childhood workforce, especially those working in state funded programs. These offerings reflect the latest evidence based practices in Early Childhood education and the latest adult learning theories.
The EpicCenter of EDTech
June 24-27, 2018
Chicago - McCormick Place West Building
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), a nonprofit membership association for educators focused on educational technology. It is probably best known for its annual conference (called the ISTE Conference & Expo). The annual conference serves as a forum for exploring and exchanging ideas about education technology with educators from around the world.
The NAESP 2018 Pre-K-8 Principals Conference
Registration is open for the 2018 NAESP Pre-K–8 Principals Conference in Orlando, July 9-11. In addition, we are thrilled to announce Daniel H. Pink as a keynote speaker!
Daniel H. Pink is the author of six provocative books, including his newest, WHEN: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing (January 2018). His other books include the long-running New York Times bestseller, A Whole New Mind, and the No.1 New York Times bestsellers Drive and To Sell Is Human. His books have won multiple awards and have been translated into 35 languages.
Excited to Announce 4-Day Passes for Opening Minds 2019 Conference
A Gathering of Top Educators in Early Education
February 6-9, 2019
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
Meet the top people in the field of early education from all professions: education, administration, health & wellness, medicine, nursing, justice, social service, policy, government, parks & recreation, technology, business, library science, and more. Hear the latest developments in research. Get proven ideas to return to your job with renewed enthusiasm and the practical edge you need to create results.
Early Childhood Professional Learning and Illinois STAR NET
New! January through June 2018