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:

Illinois Council for the Social Studies Annual Spring Conference

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

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

38th Annual Historical Administration Symposium (HAPA) April 10 - 11, 2015

Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association Conference August 16 - 18, 2015

Community College Articulation Conference September 23, 2015

Illinois Municipal Clerk's Association  October 11 - 17, 2015

Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference   October 23 - 24, 2015

History & Social Science Teachers Conference November 6, 2015

Illinois Municipal Treasurers Institute November 15 - 19, 2015

 

Upcoming Conferences 

TPS EIU and Illinois Council for the Social Studies Annual Spring Conference

TPS EIU is excited to announce that the Illinois Council for the Social Studies annual spring conference will be held at EIU on Friday, March 6, 2015. This is a wonderful opportunity for our EIU pre-service teachers and local educators from all disciplines to attend a professional development event in our region. But also, it is an opportunity to PRESENT the wonderful things happening in east central Illinois classrooms to current and future teachers who WANT to hear great ideas and success stories.   

The TPS EIU & ICSS conference theme is Developing Content Knowledge and Literacy Skills in Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Environments. We will focus on developing literacy in K-12 Social Science, Language Arts and other disciplines through presentations on content knowledge and strategies to support learning standards for students of all ages. This event will benefit all teachers because literacy skills are a common thread throughout the curriculum at all grade levels.  

For more information or to register for this exciting conference, please visit the TPS EIU website or click here

March 6, 2015

 

The 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.  For more information about this year's conference, click here

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

March 7, 2015                                                           Return to top

 

The 58th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics

Join us at the premier conference in Illinois for K-College level math educators.  Enjoy a full day of vibrant and timely workshops to learn new ways to stimulate your Math classroom.  Earn Continuing Professional Development Hours while you explore fresh approaches for teaching Math.  To see the conference program, please click here.  If you would like to register for this upcoming conference, please click here.  Here is a printable registration form if you prefer.  

April 7, 2015                                                             Return to top

 

The 38th Annual Historical Administration Symposium (HAPA)

In cooperation with the College of Education and Professional Studies at Eastern Illinois University, the Historical Administration class of 2015 presents its permanent exhibition.  

The exhibition explores the history and legacy of the laboratory school, part of Eastern's long tradition of innovative teacher education. This is the inaugural exhibit at the newly-opened Lab School Museum located in Buzzard Hall, the original home of the Lab School.

This installation draws on materials from the EIU Archives and the Buzzard Lab School Collection, made possible by the generous support of Lab School alumni.  

To register online for this event, please click here.  Would you prefer to mail in your registration, click here for a printable form.  To view or print a copy of the event brochure, please click here.  

April 10 - 11, 2015                                                      Return to top

 

Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association Conference

This year's conference will be in conjunction with the APT US&C 50th Annual Conference.  The conference theme of "APT US&C in the Windy City: Celebrating 50 Years of Keeping Public Treasurers in the Loop" leads us to reflect upon the history of APT US&C/IMTA and the value it has brought to our membership over the past 50 years.  We have been very successful in providing outstanding educational opportunities, certifying treasury skills, facilitating peer-to-peer interaction, and creating opportunities for corporate partners to engage with members. This conference will build upon our past success and usher in the next half century of service to our membership. 

IMTA is pleased to extend a $150 discount off the full registration price to the first 100 members who register for the conference.  Registration can be done by clicking the link below.

Registration fees for IMTA members are as follows (discount included):
     Early Bird Registration is $245 - deadline is April 1, 2015
     Regular Registration is $345 - April 2 - June 1, 2015

A Guest fee of $175 covers ALL meals and ALL social events
Guest fee for the installation dinner only is $65

Click here to register as an IMTA member for the APT US&C 50th Anniversary Conference.  

Would you prefer to mail in your registration, click here for a printable form.  

APT US&C's 50th Anniversary Annual Conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago. It is centrally located in downtown Chicago with walking distance of many Chicago attractions including Grant Park and Navy Pier. The hotel is a short cab ride from the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Soldier Field. It is also near Chicago's Magnificent Mile shopping district.

Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Tel: 312-922-4400
Fax: 312-294-6891
www.hiltonchicagohotel.com

A block of rooms is being held at the hotel at the rate of $189 a night single or double occupancy.

Hilton Chicago is approximately 45 minutes from Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Taxi service is approximately $50 each way. The Super Shuttle service is approximately $35 each way. The Hilton is also 30 minutes away from Chicago Midway Airport. Taxi service is approximately $35 each way, and the Super Shuttle is approximately $26 each way. Public transportation is also available from the airports to the hotel.

Registration through IMTA will close on June 2, 2015.  Any registration at that time will need to be done through the APT US&C conference website

August 16 - 18, 2015                                                   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 23rd.  More information will be posted at a later date.                                                           

September 22 - 23, 2015                                            Return to top

 

Illinois Municipal Clerk's Association

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 y state statute, and some prescribed by local government.

The Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) Program is designed to enhance the job performance of the Clerk in both small and large municipalities.  It requires attendance at extensive education programs as well as pertinent relevant experience in a municipality.  The program prepares applicants to meet the challenges of the role of Municipal Clerk with quality education in partnership with institutions of higher learning, as well as State, Provincial, and National Associations.  

The Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) Program is an advanced continuing education program that prepares participants to perform complex municipal duties.  The program has an extensive and rigorous educational component and a professional and social contribution component.  MMC Applicants must demonstrate that they are actively pursued education and professional activities. 

Check back for registration and hotel information.  

October 11 - 17, 2015                                                 Return to top

 

Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference

The Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics will hold its 65th Annual Meeting at the Tinley Park Convention Center in Tinley Park, Illinois on October 23 & 24, 2015. 

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.

October 23 - 24, 2015                                                  Return to top

 

History & Social Science Teachers Conference

Eastern Illinois University will host the 26th Annual History and Social Science Teachers Conference on Friday, November 6, 2015.  This conference is a professional development opportunity for Secondary and Middle-Level Educators.

November 6, 2015                                                       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 2015 brochure and additional information.  To register online click here.  This year's IMTI will be held at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington, Illinois.  To reserve a room click here. 

November 15 - 19, 2015                                                Return to top