Upcoming Conferences & Workshops

Nurturing the Inquiry Mindset with Trevor MacKenzie
January 23rd, 2020, 8:30am - 3:30pm | D'Andrea Banquets

Nurturing the Inquiry Mindset


This event introduces teachers to building a culture of inquiry with a focus on fostering relationships that enable learners to embrace their new role in the classroom.  Through a scaffolded approach to inquiry, deepening an understanding of essential questions and big ideas, sparking curiosity and wonder in learning, and unpacking examples from the K-12 classroom, participants will leave the day with a variety of tools, ideas, and actionable resources to return to their classrooms and leverage their Inquiry Mindset right away.


Registration includes:  6 PD Hours, Lunch, and Parking


Who should attend?

  • Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Teams


Trevor MacKenzie is a Teacher, Consultant, and Author of DIve Into Inquiry and co-author of Inquiry Mindset.  A globally recognized inquiry specialist, Trevor supports schools and organizations in adopting an inquiry model to empower learners.  Through intentional planning, mindful application of increasing student agency, and social constructivism, Trevor models how to facilitate inquiry throughout his sessions enabling participants to bring inquiry back to their students.





Ways to Register

On-Line: Use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card at http://www.illinoisascd.org

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: ILASCD MacKenzie — 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:

Early Bird Rate - good thru 10/30/19:  $179

IL ASCD Member $199

1 Person Each $248* (includes IL ASCD Membership)

2 People Each $228** (2 or more attendees for the same school district/organization. Does not include membership)

3 People Each $218**

Full-Time Student/Retiree $98


Registration deadline: January 16, 2020 


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  dscowde@ilstu.edu