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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.

Apr 1 - May 21 - Chemistry in Ag      
Click on the link for details. 
1 CPDU offered for each of the 8 weekly sessions. 
Available at 11:00 a.m. each Friday or as recorded sessions.
Email your completion certificate with the number of hours attended to

June 14 - XLR8      

June 14 - IAVAT PreConference Workshop Tours      
So excited about the four tours options you will have to select from. Registration is now open. Each tour has 2-3 stops in the Carbondale area. Tours will take place from 1:00-5:00 p.m. so be sure to be in Carbondale on Monday! Click for details.

June 16 - IAVAT Conference Workshops      
We are finalizing details now for a great experience on Wednesday, June 16th in Carbondale. Click to see the work in progress!

BLUE Workshops will be held from 1:30-4:20 p.m. 
GOLD Workshops will be 50 minutes each from 1:30-4:20 p.m.
Hunter Safety Education Training for Teachers will be held from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

You can sign up for the Hunter Safety Education Training, a BLUE Workshop, or up to three GOLD Workshops.

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 & 24th- District 1 Professional Development Land Use CDE      
*Save the Date! This Professional Development will be over the Land Use CDE.  We will cover both Agriculture and Homesite.   We will have two session one being the 22nd of June and one being the 24th. Limit 20 teachers each day.  Location will be around Annawan, IL.

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      
Save the date.  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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