Remote Learning and Professional Development for Educators and Counselors

Online Resources for Educators

Converting a CTE Face-to-Face Lesson to Remote/Online Format
Professional Teaching and Learning Practices, Findings, and Recommendations
September 3, 2020 from 1:30-3:30 pm

Illinois CTE  Remote Learning Edition – Remote Lesson Plans

Using Technology Resources:

  • IDEA (IL Digital Educators Association, Formerly ICE) has a site set up with a ton of free resources and they are offering “office hours” where you can log in and chat with experts.
  • The Learning and Technology Center of IL provides free tech help in a variety of ways for all teachers and schools in Illinois.
  • PD for Teachers on providing Virtual Learning – Free and self paced – The National Research Center for CTE referenced this Georgia resource:
  • Richard Byrne has a great site for everyday technology needs in all grades and all subjects. Be sure to subscribe to his newsletter!

General Resources:

CTE Resources:

Special Populations Resources:

  • IL Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) provides resources on working with special populations student and has some great webinars for educators on their COVID 19 RESPONSE page.
  • IDEA (formerly Il Computing Educators) also has resources on accessiblity and they are working with eLuma to provide free online therapy sessions to special needs students

Regional workshops and graduate classes for Career and Technical Education teachers may be available. These professional development programs for educators focus on helping high school teachers and counselors gain the credentials necessary in order to teach dual credit courses and/or to prepare students for industry recognized certifications. When applicable, below will list information on upcoming training and/or any NECSS sponsored cohort.