Welcome to the Illinois Education & Technology Conference (IETC 2017) guide!
  • Wed., Nov. 15 Pre-Conference Workshops:  Eight pre-conference, full-day and half-day workshops are offered. Registration closed Nov. 8.  Pre-registration was required. On-site registration is unavailable.
  • Thurs., Nov. 16 & Fri., Nov. 17 General Conference:  More than 150+ 1-hour and 2-hour General Conference sessions, an exhibit hall, poster sessions, and luncheon keynote presentations are scheduled.  All general conference sessions are first come, first served seating.  (Online registration closed Nov. 8 but on-site registration will be available for the Thursday and Friday General Conference days.)

Use this resource to plan your days at the conference.  View session titles, descriptions, targeted audiences, strands, locations and times.  Note: Adding sessions to your Sched account will not register you for the conference, nor will it reserve a spot in the session. Please review registration details on the IETC 2017 conference website:  http://www.il-edtech.org
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Thursday, November 16 • 9:30am - 10:20am
The Making of Makerspaces

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This session will showcase the creation of a 3 Makerspaces in the same school district: elementary, junior high, and high school level with the goal to increase creativity and innovation. The session will share tools and activities that provide students the opportunity to work as a team to build, create, explore, and discover. Makerspaces foster science, technology, engineering, and math skills in a collaborative environment.


Mary Dust

Technology Integration Specialist, Effingham Unit 40

Julie Flack

technology integration specialist, Effingham Unit 40 Schools

Thursday November 16, 2017 9:30am - 10:20am
Governor Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703