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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.

June 21-22 - School-Based Food Production Tours (Chicago)      
We teach agriculture, but few programs teach students about how to grow food.

Learn all about growing food at your school from five locations that do it exceptionally well! 

Choose one or two days- register for each day separately on the IL AgEd Professional Development portal. Free.

Agenda here.

June 22 - Lincoln Land Community College Workshops      
Click to learn more about the drone, landscape, livestock judging and Speed Square sessions!

June 22-23 - Ranken Tech IL Ag Teachers Diesel Engines      
Registration OPEN! Free workshop. Must provide own hotel/transportation to the Wentzville location near St. Louis, MO. Limited to 10 IL Ag Teachers. 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day. 

June 22 - District 1 Professional Development Land Use CDE      
This Professional Development will be over the Land Use CDE.  We will cover both Agriculture and Homesite.   We will start right at 9am at Annawan Elementary building and we will be using their small gym.  At noon we will be going out to two different sites to judge soil pits.  Please bring materials that you would give your students to judge the Land Use CDE and please bring boots.  You must sign up on the Professional Development page.   This is a in person workshop.

June 23 - PD at Premier Chapter Experience Day      
Save the Date.  By invitation only.  Location - Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel

June 24 - PD with Cooperatives Conference      
Location - Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

June 28-29 - 2nd year ag teacher conference      
Save the date.  Open to current teachers in their first year of teaching.  Location:  Lincoln Land Community College at Springfield.

July 27-28 - Beginning Ag Teacher Conference      
Save the date.  Open to teachers new to ag education in 2021-2022 and those who started mid-year in 2020-2021.   Location:  Lincoln Land Community College at Springfield.

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.

If you have questions, or need additional assistance, please contact Jennifer Waters at

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