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:

Community College Articulation Conference September 16-17, 2014

Mid-America Print Council September 24-27, 2014

History & Social Science Teachers Conference October 10, 2014

Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference October 17-18, 2014

Mid-America College Art Association Conference October 22-25, 2014

Governability in the Face of Social Conflict November 7-8, 2014

Illinois Municipal Treasurers Institute November 16-20, 2014

31st Annual Media & Methods in Art Education March 7, 2015

58th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics April 7, 2015

History Symposium April 2015

Global Lifelong Learning Conference April 9-11, 2015

Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association Conference June 2015

 

Upcoming Conferences

 

Community College Articulation Conference

This year Eastern Illinois University will host it's 41st Annual Community College Articulation Conference on Wednesday, September 17th.  In addition to this one day conference, the College of Education and Professional Studies will offer a special Teacher Education session on EIU's campus on the evening of Tuesday, September 16th to address all the changes to teacher preparation in Illinois.  For a schedule of events, click here, for a registration form, please click here, interested in staying the night, click here for local hotel information.                                                                                

September 16- 17, 2014                                                       Return to top

 

Mid-America Print Council Conference

The conference will include workshops, demonstrations, panel discussions, keynote speakers, and exhibitions. In addition to activities on the campus of Wayne State University, area galleries, museums, letter presses, colleges and universities, and other cultural venues, in and around Detroit, will host conference events.

September 24-27, 2014                                                        Return to top

 

History & Social Science Teachers Conference

Eastern Illinois University in partnership with the Library of Congress and Teaching with Primary Sources will host the 35th Annual History and Social Science Teachers Conference on Friday, October 10th.  This conference is a professional development opportunity for Secondary and Middle-Level Educators. 

Lee Ann Potter, the Director of Educational Outreach from the Library of Congress will be the keynote speaker.  There will also be a lunch panel discussion on The Common Core & Higher Education

October 10, 2014                                                                 Return to top

 

Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference

The Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics will hold its 64th Annual Meeting at the Tinley   Park Convention Center in Tinley Park, Illinois on October 17 & 18, 2014.  Our pre-conference speaker and keynote speaker will be Dan Meyer, recognized as one of the Tech & Learning's 30 Leaders of the Future and an Applie Distringuished Education.  Dan asks, "How can we design the ideal learning experience for students?"

The 2014 ICTM brochure can be found here.  For a printable registration form, please click here.  More information on online registration visit here. 

We have negotiated a reduced rate for ICTM Conference attendees at the Holiday Inn Hotel which is attached to the Tinley Park Convention Center.  Click on this link to reserve your room ICTM Hotel Booking Link or call 708-444-1100 to make a reservation.

We expect more than 750 K-college level teachers to attend this year's conference.  This year, conference exhibits will be open for two days, from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 17th and Saturday, October 18th.  Exhibitors will be placed in a highly visible concourse area of the convention center.  For more information or to print a exhibitor registration form please click here. 

October 17-18, 2014                                                            Return to top

 

Mid-America College Art Association Conference

"Mash-Up: Navigating Art and Academia in this Millennium".  Since the 1930's Mid-America College Art Association has provided a forum for the artists/teachers of America to discuss and debate the issues of our profession, to share ideas and information of mutual benefit and to affirm the friendships and collegiality that bind us together. 

For more information on the conference, click here.  

To register for the conference and to renew your membership in MACAA, click here

To register for the hotel, please visit Doubletree by Hilton San Antonio Downtown.

October 22 - 25, 2014                                                          Return to top

 

Governability in the Face of Social Conflict a joint conference sponsored by the Illinois Political Science Association and the Illinois Sociological Association

We are very pleased to be hosting a joint conference this year.  Please join us and be part of this exciting venture:

Sociology and Political Science research sessions will be held, as well as Plenary sessions, Faculty Development sessions on writing for publication and on teaching excellence; and Cross-disciplinary research poster session featuring student projects.

To submit a proposal if you are a member of the Illinois Sociological Association, click here.  If you would like to submit a proposal and are a member of the Illinois Political Science Association, click here. Prefer to submit your proposal in writing, click here for a paper submission form.   

November 7 - 8, 2014                                                          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. Please click here to see the 2014 brochure and additional information. 

November 16 - 20, 2014                                                      Return to top

 

31st Annual Media & Methods in Art Education

Eastern Illinois University art educators invite you to the 31st Annual Media and Methods in Art Conference on Saturday, March 7, 2015. The 31st Annual Media and Methods Conference will feature seven hands-on workshops exploring a variety of art media, art techniques, grade levels, and audiences.  To review past lesson plans, click here.

March 7, 2015                                                                     Return to top

 

The 58th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics

As an educator, you are asked to improve your teaching methods by attending professional development events. Our 58th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics has been designed to present you with new ideas and methods for teaching that you can immediately implement in your classroom.

April 7, 2015                                                                       Return to top

 

History Symposium

Join us as we discuss the ways museums, archives, libraries, and other cultural institutions can combine new technologies with traditional methods to reach an increasingly "digitized" audience.

April 2015                                                                           Return to top

 

Global Lifelong Learning Conference

Presenters and participants will be addressing the challenges of engaging learners, communities, volunteers and instructors as the concepts of leisure time and retirement continue to evolve. Small group settings and dynamic discussions will enhance the conference theme for your lifelong learning group.

Indianapolis, Indiana

April 9 - 11, 2015                                                                Return to top

 

Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association Conference

This conference will include topics of vital interest and importance to today's Municipal Treasurers and Financial Administrators. This conference also provides valuable networking opportunities for the participants.

June 2015                                                                           Return to top 



Contact Information

For more information, please contact us at learn@eiu.edu or 217-581-5114.