Tag archives for State of Illinois

  1. Call for proposals- ICE 2011

                    Every February in Saint Charles, Illinois groups of dedicated teachers come together to explore ideas and tools related to technology. February seems like forever from now. We all know how quickly time flies when we are having fun! Most importantly the ICE Conference Committee is hard at work to bring you the best program […]

  2. ICE Registration is now Open!

    Register to attend the ICE Conference! (This is copy and pasted directly from the ICE site itself (www.iceberg.org). Information will be forthcoming about DEN events at the ICE confrence!  WHO SHOULD USE THIS ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM? Anyone wishing to register for the conference should complete the form below (including current ICE members, past conference attendees, […]

  3. It's the Law!

    It’s the Law! Creates the Internet Safety Education Act to inform and protect students from inappropriate or illegal communications and solicitation and to require school districts to provide education about Internet threats and risks. Creates the Internet Safety Education Alliance under the authority of the Office of the Attorney General. Amends the State Finance Act […]

  4. Illinois Bill on Cyberbullying goes to Governor…

    Bill Status of 2426 – The bill is in the Governor’s hands waiting to be signed… 5/22/2008 House Third Reading – Short Debate – Passed 108-001-000 5/22/2008 Senate Passed Both Houses Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Harassing and Obscene Communications Act. Creates the Cyberbullying Law. Provides that the offense of harassment through electronic communications also […]

  5. Annual ICE (Illinois Computer Educators) Summer Workshop Series 2008!

    Welcome to the Annual ICE Summer Workshop Series 2008! Official Website They listened to their members! Many of them expressed a need for additional professional development opportunities beyond the annual ICE Conference. They are offering hands-on workshops throughout the state that are presented “by members, for members” to help meet this need. You don’t have […]

  6. Tech Education Certification, Graduate Programs, and Degrees?

    What is the proper degree to get to work as a tech educator in Illinois? Are Illinois schools and Illinois universities on the same page in regards to requirements, needs, and expectations? What program would you suggest is the best in our Illinois universities? When one looks at Illinois’ overall approach, does the word eclectic […]

  7. Another Network to think about for IL Educators

    Check out http://goldenappleten.org / http://goldenapple.org/ Golden Apple’s Teaching Excellence Network is a place to create, experiment, debate, connect, and explore the world of teaching with other excellent educators. The Golden Apple Foundation advances the teaching profession by: Recruiting and preparing highly motivated individuals to become teachers in Illinois schools of greatest need Providing professional development […]

  8. IL-TCE 2008 "Learning without Boundaries" Feb. 26-29, 2008

    Hey everyone… Who is going to IL-TCE 2008 “Learning without Boundaries” Feb. 26-29, 2008? This is the biggest Tech Education event in Illinois. Workshops begin February 26th and 27th and the main events take place February 28th and 29th. Organizers of the event want to encourage you all to register asap as they will cancel […]

  9. Tech Savvy Supers?

    Hey… Nominate Illinois’ tech savvy superintendents. I am not trying to get brownie points with my superintendent, but I nominated her for the award. The district has made some very impressive technology changes and more are on the horizon. The best aspect of her leadership in my opinion is her own modeling of technology. As […]


    Hey everyone… Most of us who read this blog are focused on improving technology use in Illinoois. Here is an amazing opportunity to really make a difference. Let’s stop shouting from the mountaintops… Let’s get some face time with the people who are making some very important decisions about education in Illinois. DATE OF TECH […]

  11. Illinois Database Information

    Jesse White is Illinois’ Secretary of State and State Archivist. Most everyone thinks about his department and his job in regards to the DMV. No, that isn’t the Demilitarized Zone, even though many are reminded of one when they are standing in line for hours to get their license updated. Another of his major responsibilities […]

  12. IL-TCE 2008 "Learning without Boundaries" Feb. 26-29, 2008

    IL-TCE 2008 “Learning without Boundaries” Feb 26-29, 2008 is now accepting proposals submissions for full day workshops, half day workshops, general and poster sessions. The new form is available off the new ICE website at: http://www.iceberg.org http://www.iceberg.org/page.php?pid=17 Information about past confernences is available at: http://www.il-tce.org/