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Professional Development

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Beginning with the Spring/Summer 2020 license renewal cycle, the following is the baseline number of professional development educators will owe for license renewal:

  • Licensees Holding National Board for Professional Teachers Certification: 60 hours (if serving in an administrative role, 1 Administrator Academy per year is also required)
  • Teachers who are not National Board Certified: 120 hours
  • School Support Personnel who are not National Board Certified or not IDFPR or nationally licensed*: 120 hours
    *Holding IDFPR or applicable national licensure will fulfill all 120 hours of professional development for school support personnel.
  • Administrators who are not National Board Certified: 100 hours + 1 Administrator Academy per fiscal year

In an effort to help you earn your required hours, ROE26 offers the professional development tools to succeed through its workshops, face-to-face trainings, conferences, and partnerships to offer online opportunities. 

All PD opportunities available to area educators, including workshops from WIU, WCISEC, state conferences,  and other PD partners which fall outside the PD Consortium, are listed below in the calendar.  To view only PD Consortium opportunities, use the link to go directly to the PD Consortium Calendar and Online Registration page.

Upcoming Professional Development

DEC 6

G-Suite for Education

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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 t...

DEC 11

Short-Term Sub Training

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

This training is for substitute teachers and paraprofessionals and meets the requirements of Public Act 100-596, which requires training for short-term substitute teachers. Part...

DEC 12

Studies show that more than two-thirds of students will experience a traumatic event by the age of 16 years old. It is important that we understand how this affects learning and...

DEC 12

This workshop will provide K-12 science teachers with all the tools needed to teach an exciting module on wind energy. Participating teachers will: Learn to explain basic concep...

JAN 24

2020 Education Career Fair

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The College of Education and Human Services are offering a career fair to connect educational institutions with students seeking employment in school settings. Students througho...