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We are in the process of building our PD calendar of events for the year. You can view and register for open events by clicking the icon below and selecting your event from the calendar.





March 08, 09, & 10, 2018

Peoria Zoo, Luthy Botanical Gardens, and Peoria Playhouse 


Evaluation for March 8th

Evaluation for March 9th

Evaluation for March 10th



  • NGSS Phase 5:

       March 21, 2018

       Location: East Peoria Central Jr. High

       8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

       6 PD Credit Hours 

       (must have completed previous phases to attend this one)


  • Networking for Science Educators 

March 23, 2018

Location: Fondulac Library Conference Room, East Peoria IL

Cost: FREE

Activity Hours: 3

Host: Dennis Johnson

Time is dependent on grade level: 
(Middle-level educators can participate in either session) 
*Morning Session (6th- 12th grade) 8:30-11:30*
*Afternoon Session (Kindergarten- 8th grade) 12:30- 3:30*   

April 18, 2018

Location: East Peoria Central Jr. High

Presenter: Michele Carmichael 

Click here to Register


April 24, 2018

Location: Clock Tower, East Peoria

Presenter: Michele Carmichael

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April 26, 2018

Location: East Peoria Central Jr. High

Presenter: Jill Reedy

Cost: Free 

Overview: This administrator academy will focus awareness of the impact of trauma on student learning and include guidance on developing trauma-informed, school-wide practices that will benefit all students. Participants will be provided resources that will engage and support understanding among staff, including modeling restorative practices and positive behavioral supports. Time will be provided within the six-hour course to develop a timeline for professional development and implementation plan.   

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  • Google Suite for Education Technical Retreat

April 27, 2018

Location: Clock Tower, East Peoria

Presenter: TBD


June 11-22, 2018

Location: Various natural settings throughout Fulton, Mason, Peoria & Tazewell counties

Presenter: University of Illinois Extension

60 PD Credit Hours

Click here to Register (Registration deadline: May 31)

      *Evaluation and Evidence of Completion will be available after the event for educators who attend



STAR-Online (through WIU)


PD Links for Providers


National Board (NBPTS)

414 Court Street, Pekin, IL 61554 | Phone: 309-477-2290 | Fax: 309-347-3735
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30-4:30 & Fridays 8:30-4:00