Upcoming Conferences & Workshops


Revolutionize Impact Teams (PLCs) with Paul Bloomberg & Katie Smith

In-Person Workshop
April 15th, 2024, 9:00am - 3:00pm
NIU – Naperville Conference Center Room 101 ABC 1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563




Leadership and Learning: Implementing a Change Process

April 15, 2024

 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

NIU – Naperville Conference Center

Room 101 ABC

1120 E Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563Administrator Academy Credit Available

 Administrator Academy #3807  



Ignite Teacher and Learner Agency

Explore and learn to ensure asset-based continuous improvement via Impact Teams (a learner-centered PLC Framework). Observe Students and hear from educators as they empower learner agency through culturally responsive formative assessment.


Self-empowered learners understand how they are as learners, contribute positively to others, and embrace a community of “critical friends” to reach their full potential. Teacher teams do, too!


Tap Into Your Existing PLC Time

Implement Student-Centered Formative Assessment and PLC Team Collaborative Inquiry to scale up PLCs' understanding and improve student learning.


Success Criteria To be Achieved:

  • Capture tools and resources to refine and enhance collaborative team and classroom structures and practices
  • Discover practical strategies for culturally- responsive formative assessment
  • Elevate team and student success through video observations, simulations, and modeling
  • Engage appreciative inquiry to put focus on your team’s strengths
  • Envision success and create a culture of efficacy Unlock “learning-to-learn” practices so collective actions have an impact


Teams are Recommended!

Bring teachers, site & district leaders, school staff members, counselors, after-school coordinators, and parent organizers.


Registration Includes

Materials, Free Parking, Continental Breakfast, 5 PD Hours Lunch-on-your own



Meet the Presenters

Dr. Paul Bloomberg


• CEO, The Core Collaborative

• Author, Leading Impact Teams, Peer Power, and Amplify Learner Voice

Katie Smith




• COO, The Core Collaborative

• Author, Peer PowerSchool

School Partner



  • Stagg High School, Palos Hills, Illinois



Conference Fees

ILASCD Member $199

Non-Member $248, 2 People Each $238, 3 People Each $228

(Call 618-203-3933 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 PO to IL ASCD Impact Teams — 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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