Upcoming Conferences & Workshops

I Teach Because: A Teacher’s Wellness/Mindfulness Primer with Carla Tantillo Philibert
April 17th, 2019, 8:30am - 3:30pm | NIU Naperville

I Teach Because:  

A Teacher’s  Wellness/Mindfulness Primer

with Carla Tantillo Philibert


Carla Tantillo Philibert, a recognized expert in mindfulness and author of the “Everyday SEL" books, delivers a workshop experience that touches the hearts and minds of educators with her “I Teach Because: A Teacher Wellness Primer" theme. Carla speaks of the high-stress demands on today's educators, examines the harmful effects, and offers solutions. 


She invites audience members to participate in simple yet empowering mindful practices that include: 

• Stress relief

• Building community

• Rekindling the passion that fuels commitment to wellness and students


Educators will leave with validation, helpful and practical strategies, and inspiration for the work ahead.


Carla Tantillo is The Founder of Mindful Practices; she conducts Professional Development workshops across the globe. Carla is the author of Cooling Down Your Classroom and the Everyday SEL series, which provides practical Social-Emotional Learning and Mindfulness solutions for Early Childhood to High School Teachers.reports, and nearly 200 papers presented before research societies. With more than 15 years of experience as a teacher, author and PD provider, Carla has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to building a thoughtful and sustainable SEL curriculum to improve student behavior and create a more effective, “ready to learn” environment.



Ways to Register

On-Line: Use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card at www.conferences.illinoisstate.edu/ILASCD

Call: 800-877-1478 or 309-438-2160, Mon. through Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.

Mail: Send completed form with check or copy of PO to: IL ASCD Philibert — Illinois State University, Conference Services, Campus Box 8610, Normal, IL 61790-8610.

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


Conference Fees:

IL ASCD Member $150

1 Person Each $199* (includes IL ASCD Membership)

2 People Each $178** (2 or more attendees for mthe same school district/organization. Does not include membership)

3 People Each $169**

Full-Time Student/Retiree $98


Registration deadline: April 10th, 2019

A $15.00 fee will be charged for cancellations made in writing prior to the deadline. No refunds will be given after the deadline.

Confirmation will be sent via e-mail after your registration is processed.  Registrations can be transferred to another individual by faxing information to 309-438-5364 or by emailing  tekerr@ilstu.edu