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Recordings & Resources from Past Workshops      
Click on this link to find resources and recordings of past workshops. You can view by date or by topic! 

***Earning Continuing Education Units***      
Per the IAVAT Board Meeting on November 17, 2020, all continuing education units for professional learning should be requested within four weeks of the original event. 

Example: If you watch a past video for credits, you must do so within four weeks of the workshop. 
Example: If you participate in an event outside of IAVAT sponsored events, proof of attendance must be provided within four weeks of the workshop that was attended.

Have an Idea or Workshop You Would Like to Present?      
Throughout the year, great workshop topics are shared with our committee from teachers and industry professionals. We also know that we have many talented teachers out there who would make great presenters while sharing their skills and knowledge. Please complete the Google Form at this link to share your ideas!

IAVAT Professional Development Committee Meetings      
The  IAVAT Professional Development Committee for April 5th from 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

 



May 30-June 13 CASE Virtual Principles of Ag Science - Animal      
Virtual CASE Institute hosted by Pontiac High School in Pontiac, IL.

May 15-31 CASE Virtual Principles of Ag Science - Animal      
Virtual CASE Institute hosted by Pontiac High School in Pontiac, IL.

June 1-2 Small Engines @ Pekin      
Location: CTE Building, Pekin High School
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm each day


June 6-24 ISU Cooperative Education Course (Online) BE480      
If you have a Educator License with Stipulations (ELS-CTE), you will need to complete these two courses to be able to teach Cooperative Education/Workplace Learning. Teachers who hold a Professional Educator License (PEL) do not need to complete these courses in order to teach these courses. 

June 7-9 Metal Maestro: 3-Day Welding Workshop      
With 22+ years teaching metalworking, Daymon Gast is excited to help you impress your students and prepare them for highly lucrative careers in metalworking. Workshop will also include a tour of a union training facility! Held at Lincoln Way Central and Lincoln Way East High Schools.






June 9 - Vet Science Workshop      
Location Black Hawk East Campus (Vet Tech Building)
Time 9am-3:00pm

Thursday June 9th from 9:00am -3:00pm.  Vet Tech Program will be leading teachers through a wide variety of Vet Practicums/ lab activities to use back in your classroom.  Please register on the ILAGED website under Professional Development.  Space is limited to 40 individuals.

June 17 Welding/CNC Machines with Jamie VanDyke @ Olney      
Come enjoy a hands on day of learning & advancing yours skills with stick welding, MIG welding, oxy/act cutting and even creating your own brief torchmate design! Hope to see you from 9am-4pm at Richland County High School.

June 19-29 CASE Principles of Ag Science - Plant      
Hosted by Rolling Meadows High School in Rolling Meadows, IL.

June 20 IAVAT PreConference Workshops      
Save the date for our pre-conference workshops in the Bloomington area!

June 21-24 Next Generation Conf - Plant Systems      
**Application due March 23, 2022.

June 22 IAVAT Conference Workshops      
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!

June 27 - Premier Chapter Day Teacher Workshops      
We are partnering with the Illinois Farm Bureau Premier Chapter Experience Day for this workshop. While only students who are part of the Premier Chapter Experience are invited to attend, ALL IL AG TEACHERS ARE WELCOME. Click to learn more about the events of the day! 

JUNE 27-28 2nd Year Ag Teacher Conference      
Save the Date! This event will be held at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield for all teachers who will be entering their second year in the profession during the 2022-2023 school year.

June 27-July 15 ISU Cooperative Education Course (Online) BE482      
If you have a Educator License with Stipulations (ELS-CTE), you will need to complete these two courses to be able to teach Cooperative Education/Workplace Learning. Teachers who hold a Professional Educator License (PEL) do not need to complete these courses in order to teach these courses. 

June 28-30 NAAE Regional Conference in IL!      
This event will be hosted in Effingham this year!


June 29-30 ELS Teacher Conference      
Conference June 29-30th
Location Illinois State University
Ropp Building

Click on the title to see Agenda
Register here!

July 5-6 AgXplore CASE      
Check out the new 9 week middle school course curriculum available from CASE at Rolling Meadows High School. $750 fee

July 5-15 CASE Principles of Ag Science - Animal      
Hosted at Rolling Meadows High School in Rolling Meadows, IL.

July 11-12 Electricity Workshop @ LLCC      
Save the Date! Workshop will be presented by Bill Harmon, Lincoln Land Community College Ag Instructor at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield. 

JUL 11-25 CASE Virtual Principles of Ag Science - Animal      
Virtual CASE Institute hosted by Pontiac High School in Pontiac, IL.


July 13-23 Cooperative Education Courses from EIU      
If you have a Educator License with Stipulations (ELS-CTE), you will need to complete these two courses to be able to teach Cooperative Education/Workplace Learning. Teachers who hold a Professional Educator License (PEL) do not need to complete these courses in order to teach these courses. 

JULY 18-20 Freshwater Symposium for Educators      
Sponsored by the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center.


July 20 - Ag Mechanics with Jeff Jacobs @ Carlyle      
Save the Date! More information coming soon.

JULY 25-26 Beginning Ag Teacher Conference      
Hosted at Lincoln Land Community College for all teachers who will be starting their career during the 2022-2023 school year.




On-Going: LIncoln Electric LEEPStart Program      
Learn how to complete the Train the Trainer Course and start providing welding certification to your students.


July 10-12, 2023 Briggs & Stratton Small Engines      
Our friends at Briggs & Stratton are booked for Small Engines Workshops until July 2023! We are booked for these dates for a workshop in District 2. 

   
 
  NOTES
     
Register for professional development on the AgEd website teacher dashboard in the Professional Development menu (look for the light bulb icon!).

If you missed a workshop or would like to go back to one you did attend, please visit the Recordings & Resources link. 
 
   

  Claiming Hours
     
Upon completion of the workshop, you should receive an evaluation from the Illinois Agricultural Education website. Once you complete the evaluation, an Evidence of Completion Form will be sent to your e-mail. 
 
   

  Entering Hours
     
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) should be entered on the Education Licensure Information System portion of the Illinois State Board of Education site. Please see the document for futher information. 
Entering Hours in ELIS
If you have completed coursework in place of attending workshops, one semester hour is equal to 15 hours of professional development (PD). One quarter hour is equal to 10 hours of PD.
 
   

  Contact
     
If you have questions, or need additional assistance, please contact Jennifer Waters at jwaters@ilaged.org.
 
   

 
     
     
 
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