Conferences

 

We have over 20 years of experience in planning and hosting local, state and national conferences ranging from 1 day to week long events. Whether you wish to hold your conference locally or in a more metropolitan area, we have the capability to make your conference experience pleasant and profitable. This service partners with organizations to provide the following services: a planning needs assessment, facility and faculty coordination, instructional support, publicity, participant registration and much more.

For more information, please contact Peggy Brown, pabrown@eiu.edu, 217-581-5114

List of Upcoming Conferences, click on title for more information:

32nd Annual Media & Methods in Art Education March 5, 2016

Illinois Council for Social Sciences Conference   March 11, 2016

38th Annual Historical Administration Symposium (HAPA) April 6, 2016

Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association Conference June 2016

Community College Articulation Conference September 28, 2016

Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference   October 7 - 8 , 2016

Municipal Clerks of Illinois Institute and Academy  October 9 - 14, 2016

History & Social Science Teachers Conference October/November 2016

Illinois Municipal Treasurers Institute November 13 - 17, 2016

Upcoming Conferences

 

 The 32nd Annual Media & Methods in Art Education

Eastern Illinois University art educators invite you to the 32nd Annual Media and Methods in Art Conference on Saturday, March 5, 2016. The conference attendees can receive either graduate credit or professional development hours. The 32nd Annual Media and Methods Conference will feature twelve hands-on workshops exploring a variety of art media, art techniques, grade levels, and audiences.  The Conference format allows participants to attend three, one hour and forty-five minute, hands-on workshops — one morning session and two afternoon sessions. All workshops have limited enrollment and we encourage you to register early. In organizing the conference, we try to offer a wide range of workshops incorporating elementary, middle-level and high school media and methods. Content from most workshops can be modified to be appropriate for a particular academic level.  For a list and description of the 2016 Workshops, please click here.  Workshops have limited enrollment and are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Early registration is encouraged. Participants registering after February 20 may not be guaranteed meals.

The registration fee of $85 includes conference materials, continental breakfast, and lunch.

A special registration fee of $80 is available for Illinois Art Education Association Members.

The registration fee of $60 is available for full-time college students with current I.D.

Register on line with your credit card! Visit here to complete your conference registration online. Credit card payment required with online registration.

Click here for a printable registration form to be attached to a check, money order, or purchase order. 

Need a flyer to distribute or share, click here to get the 2016 Media & Methods in Art Education Conference flyer. Registration will open by January 15, 2016.  

To review past lesson plans or submit a lesson plan for this year, click here.

March 5, 2016                                                               Return to top

 Illinois Council for the Social Studies (ICSS)

The Illinois Council for the Social Studies will host it Spring 2016 Conference on Friday, March 11, 2016 at Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois.  The theme this year is "New Frontiers in teaching Social Studies".

Would you like to submit a proposal for this worthwhile conference?  Please visit here to submit your proposal.      

Would you like to know more about the conference or the Illinois Council for the Social Studies, visit the ICSS website http://www.illinoiscss.org.

You can register online here.  Prefer to print and mail your registration, click here for a printable form.

Vendor spots are available for this exciting conference.  Click here for vendor registration form.

March 11, 2016                                                             Return to top

  The 39th Annual Historical Administration Symposium (HAPA)

In cooperation with the College of Education and Professional Studies at Eastern Illinois University, the Historical Administration class of 2016 presents its permanent exhibition.  

More information will be provided soon.  

April 9, 2016                                                                  Return to top

 Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association Conference

The 2016 Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association Conference will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Champaign, Illinois from June 26 - 28, 2016.  More details will be forthcoming.  

June 26 - 28, 2016                                                     Return to top 

 

 Community College Articulation Conference

This year Eastern Illinois University will host it's 42nd Annual Community College Articulation Conference on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.  A schedule of events will be posted fall 2016.  Keep checking back to register  

We have several hotels in Charleston, Illinois.  They are:

Unique Suites located on West Lincoln Ave. Please call (217)348-8161
Days Inn located on West Lincoln Ave.  Please call (217)345-7689
McGrady Inn located on 6th St.  Please call (217)348-825       

September 28, 2016                                           Return to top

 

 Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference

The Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics will hold its 66th Annual Meeting at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, Illinois on October 7 & 8, 2016. 

More information will be coming soon!

October 6 - 8, 2016                                                  Return to top

  Municipal Clerks of Illinois Institute and Academy

The Municipal Clerks of Illinois (MCI) is an organization of approximately 900 members comprising the majority of the municipalities in the state of Illinois.  Municipal Clerks are responsible for a wide range of essential duties - some prescribed state statute, and some prescribed by local government.

The Municipal Clerks of Illinois' Institute will be held from October 8 - 14, 2016 at the Springfield Hilton. The Municipal Clerks of Illinois' Academy will be held from October 12 - 14, 2015 at the Springfield Hilton.  For more information about the upcoming Institute or Academy please visit here.  

October 8 - 14, 2016                                                 Return to top

 

History & Social Science Teachers Conference

Eastern Illinois University will host the 27th Annual History and Social Science Teachers Conference in October/November 2016.  This conference is a professional development opportunity for Secondary and Middle-Level Educators.   Please check back during summer 2016 for more information on this lively and informative conference. 

October/November 2016                                                       Return to top

 

Illinois Municipal Treasurers Institute

Treasurers, finance officers and support staff have a need for continuing professional education to develop and maintain the skills and knowledge necessary to help achieve the prudent person’s rule of financial management. The Illinois Municipal Treasurers Institute (IMTI) is an intensive training program which provides 100 hours of instruction for municipal treasurers, finance officers and support staff. This year's IMTI will be held at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington, Illinois.  Information on registration and this year's institute will be available in August 2016.  Please check back then.   

November 13 - 17, 2016                                                Return to top

 

 



Contact Information

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