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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.

SPRING 2021 IAVAT Professional Development Series      


The IAVAT Professional Development Committee is pleased to share with you the Spring 2021 Professional Development Workshop Series. 

In order to receive continuing education credits, IAVAT Members will need to pay a $100 fee , non-members will need to pay $250. After paying the one time fee for all spring series workshops, teachers will need to sign up for the workshops they plan to participate in under Professional Development on their Dashboard (look for the lightbulb icon).

All teachers are welcome to take part in any session. Credits will only be issued to those who pay the fee, register and attend the workshops. 

Jan 19 - LGBTQ+ Inclusive Classrooms      
*Sponsored by Illinois Career Connections - Illinois New Teacher Collaborative (1-3 year teachers)
FREE - 1.5 CEUs Offered
Register through 1/19/21

Jan 19 - Proficiency Report-AgriScience      
*Sponsored by the IAVAT SAE Committee
This workshop will cover Agriscience Applications
FREE - 1 CEU Offered

Jan 20 - Agriculture Industry Panel      
*Sponsored by Illinois Career Connections - Hear from and speak with industry representatives from the agriculture sector. Register by 1/20/21. 
FREE - 1.5 CEUs offered to all participants

Jan 20 - Proficiency Report (B)      
*Sponsored by the IAVAT SAE Committee
This workshop will cover Entrepreneurship/Placement Applications
FREE - 1 CEU Offered

Jan 21 - Agriculture Networking      
*Sponsored by Illinois Career Connections - Register by 1/21/21
Hosted by Nick Chatteron, Director of Vermilion Vocational Education Delivery System EFE #400
A facilitated networking event to collaborate, share, and discuss all things related to the agricultural content area. 
FREE - 1.5 CEUs Offered

Jan 21 - Proficiency Report (C)      
*Sponsored by the IAVAT SAE Committee
This workshop will cover Entrepreneurship/Placement Applications
FREE - 1 CEU Offered

Jan 25 - Pandemic Populations      
*Sponsored by Illinois Career Connections
http://ilcareerconnections.org/monthly-virtual-events/

Join us for an hour and a half of presentation and Q/A presented by Mr. Andrew McPeak with Growing Leaders.The Pandemic Population: Eight Strategies to Help Generation Z Rediscover Hope After Coronavirus is a timely treatment on how to lead youth in a crisis. Students today are being influenced by a 24/7 news cycle covering a pandemic, protests, and panic attacks that will either make them wither or will make them stronger than ever. Generation Z is graduating into a VUCA world: Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous. They’re already the most anxious generation in modern history and now they live in a most anxious time. This book provides best practices for leading in a crisis as well as creative ideas to sustain morale and collaboration among students. It’s perfect for educators, parents, and coaches who lead kids.

Jan 27 - SAEs & Proficiency Awards for New & ELS teachers      
Open to all.
*IAVAT Spring 2021 Series - 1 CEU offered to IL Ag Teachers who have paid the series fee and registered for the workshop.

Feb 2 - Trauma Informed Practices      
*Sponsored by Illinois Career Connections - Illinois New Teacher Collaborative
http://ilcareerconnections.org/monthly-virtual-events/

Feb 9 - Leadership Development & Activities for National FFA Week      
Open to all.
*IAVAT Spring 2021 Series - 1 CEU Offered to IL Ag Teachers who have paid the series fee and registered for the workshop.

Feb 16 - High Leverage Instructional Strategies      
*Sponsored by Illinois Career Connections - New Teacher Collaborative (1-3 year teachers)
http://ilcareerconnections.org/monthly-virtual-events/

Feb 18 - Virtual Banquets & Award Ceremonies      
Open to all.
*IAVAT Spring 2021 Series - 1 CEU offered to IL Ag Teachers who have paid the series fee and registered for the workshop.

Feb 22 - Pandemic Populations with Andrew McPeak      
*Sponsored by Illinois Career Connections
http://ilcareerconnections.org/monthly-virtual-events/

Join us for an hour and a half of presentation and Q/A presented by Mr. Andrew McPeak with Growing Leaders.The Pandemic Population: Eight Strategies to Help Generation Z Rediscover Hope After Coronavirus is a timely treatment on how to lead youth in a crisis. Students today are being influenced by a 24/7 news cycle covering a pandemic, protests, and panic attacks that will either make them wither or will make them stronger than ever. Generation Z is graduating into a VUCA world: Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous. They’re already the most anxious generation in modern history and now they live in a most anxious time. This book provides best practices for leading in a crisis as well as creative ideas to sustain morale and collaboration among students. It’s perfect for educators, parents, and coaches who lead kids.

Mar 2 - Compassion Fatigue      
*Sponsored by Illinois Career Connections - Illinois New Teacher Collaborative (1-3 year teachers)
http://ilcareerconnections.org/monthly-virtual-events/

Mar 4 - STEAM Recruitment Events      
Open to all.
*IAVAT Spring 2021 Series - 1 CEU offered to IL Ag Teachers who have paid the series fee and registered for the workshop.

Mar 16 - Looking Ahead: Celebrating You!      
*Sponsored by Illinois Career Connections - Illinois New Teacher Collaborative (1-3 year teachers)
http://ilcareerconnections.org/monthly-virtual-events/

Mar 18 - Officer Team Models & Hosting Officer/Leadership Team Elections      
Open to all. 
*IAVAT Spring 2021 Series - 1 CEU offered to IL Ag Teachers who have paid the series fee and registered for the workshop.

Mar 22 - Pandemic Populations with Andrew McPeak      
*Sponsored by Illinois Career Connections
http://ilcareerconnections.org/monthly-virtual-events/

Join us for an hour and a half of presentation and Q/A presented by Mr. Andrew McPeak with Growing Leaders.The Pandemic Population: Eight Strategies to Help Generation Z Rediscover Hope After Coronavirus is a timely treatment on how to lead youth in a crisis. Students today are being influenced by a 24/7 news cycle covering a pandemic, protests, and panic attacks that will either make them wither or will make them stronger than ever. Generation Z is graduating into a VUCA world: Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous. They’re already the most anxious generation in modern history and now they live in a most anxious time. This book provides best practices for leading in a crisis as well as creative ideas to sustain morale and collaboration among students. It’s perfect for educators, parents, and coaches who lead kids.

Apr 8 - Diversity & Inclusion Committee Workshop      
Open to all.
*IAVAT Spring 2021 Series - 1 CEU offered to IL Ag Teachers who have paid the series fee and registered for the workshop.

Apr 21 - Middle School Committee Workshop      
Open to all.
*IAVAT Spring 2021 Series - 1 CEU offered to IL Ag Teachers who have paid the series fee and registered for the workshop.




   
 
  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
 
   

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

 
     
     
 
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