The mission of IL ASCD is to build the capacity of educational leaders to enhance the quality of teaching and learning.

2021 Pre-K and Kindergarten Conference

40th Annual Pre-K and Kindergarten Conference
March 4-5, 2021
LIVE ONLINE
Access to ALL Session recordings for 60 days
Special Price for 2021 - $149 Per Person
REGISTRATION OPENS NOVEMBER 20

Other Upcoming Events
November 9 - Jan 29 ( open access ) Illinois Transitional Math Summit On Demand with Kathleen Almy

November 16- Leading School Equity & Advancing Anti-Racism While Protecting Ourselves From Secondary Traumatic Stress

December 1- March 1 ( open Access) -Nurturing the Inquiry Mindset 2.0 with Trevor MacKenzie

December 2 - Guided Reading in Remote Learning Environments with Jen Jones( seats are going fast! )

2020 IL ASCD Pre-K and Kindergarten Highlight Video!

HONORARY MEMBERSHIP

Illinois ASCD is excited to be able to include in our ranks many national and international presenters as honorary members.

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