Upcoming Conferences & Workshops


Increase Student Engagement Through DIFFERENTIATION with Dee Schnautz

Live Virtual
April 2nd, 2024 - April 16th, 2024, 3:30pm - 5:00pm


April 2, 9, and 16, 2024

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Central Time


4.5 Professional Development Credit Hours

Live on Zoom

Available Asynchronously for 60 Days



Struggling with unengaged and unmotivated students? Join Dr. Dee Ann Schnautz in this engaging workshop focused on differentiating instruction. 21st century-styled teaching involves addressing students with different needs at all ability levels within the same classroom. We will have you completing and planning lessons and activities at your grade level to help students want to learn. Discussion techniques, flexible grouping, and lesson preparation will all be emphasized. Leave this workshop feeling like a pro with absolutely nothing being added to your plate Come join in on the fun!


Success Criteria You Will Learn: 

  • Supporting Students' Social Needs
  • Maximizing Student Growth
  • Creating Standards-based Activities
  • Differentiating Classroom Learning Practice
  • Leveling Up Meaningful Assessments
  • Implementing Incentives for Work Completion
  • Delivering Meaningful Feedback to Students
  • Grading in the Differentiated Classroom Grouping for Student Success
  • Mastering Lesson Preparation
  • Designing a Blueprint for Everyday Differentiation
  • Managing Your Own Lesson Planning Processes


Dr. Dee Ann Schnautz is an assistant professor of practice at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, specializing in training future early childhood and elementary teachers. With a diverse educational background, she taught in a 2nd-3rd combined rural classroom and later transitioned to roles including 6th-8th grade teacher, middle school assistant principal, elementary principal, and district administrator overseeing curriculum, instruction, and assessment in a city school. Currently, Dr. Schnautz actively coaches principals in school improvement, mentors new teachers, and trains instructional coaches, contributing to her ongoing impact in the field of education.


Targeted Audience: K-8 Teachers, Coaches, Tech Leaders & Administrators


Conference Fees

ILASCD Member $179

*Non-Member $228

*Non-Member for 2 People Each $218

*Non-Member for 3 People Each $208

*Includes a 1-year membership 

(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 P.O. to IL ASCD Schnautz— 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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