Upcoming Conferences & Workshops



In-Person Workshop
April 3rd, 2024, 9:00am - 2:30pm
NIU Rockford


April 3, 2024

9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CT

NIU Rockford


4.5 PD Hours

Continental Breakfast, Free Parking, & Lunch on your own


As a teacher or administrator, you know the value of personalized learning and efficient workflows. But are you harnessing the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to boost your effectiveness? This hands-on workshop will introduce you to cutting-edge AI tools and best practices, empowering you to personalize student pathways, automate grading and feedback, and optimize your classroom time. Discover how AI can become your personal education assistant, freeing you to focus on what matters most: inspiring and empowering your students. Leave equipped with a toolkit of actionable strategies and resources to transform your school into a learning haven powered by AI. 


Who should attend: Teachers, Teacher Coaches, Classroom Aides, Administrators


Ben began his career as a history teacher in Morrison, IL where he initiated and coordinated the district’s iPad and Chromebook integration. During this time, he developed a passion for sharing with other teachers exciting new ways to leverage technology in education. That passion led Ben to be a national instructor and presenter, allowing him to work with thousands of educators nationwide. Now working for the Learning Technology Center of Illinois, his focus is on helping districts and educators in Illinois leverage digital learning effectively. He has presented at national conferences such as FETC, ISTE, IETC, IDEACon, and more. He holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Indianapolis.


Conference Fees

Early Bird (until 2/1/24) $179

ILASCD Member $199

*Non-Member $248

*Non-Member for 2 People Each $238

*Non-Member for 3 People Each $228

*Includes a 1-year membership 

(Call 618-203-3993 for larger team discounts of five or more people)


How to Register

  • Online: Use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card at http://www.illinoisascd.org
  • Call: 800-877-1478 or 309-438-2160, Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and use your Visa,
    MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.

  • Mail: Send the completed form with a check or copy of the P.O. to IL ASCD Sondgeroth— Illinois State University, Conference Services, Campus Box 8610, Normal, IL 61790-8610.

  • Fax: Fax the completed form to 309-438-5364 using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express or a copy of your school P.O.  





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