edcamp Northern Illinois


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What is edcamp Northern Illinois?

An evening of free professional development for educators by educators where the participants drive the content. This is the place to share new classroom tools, ideas, and strategies; action research findings; and discussion of hot topics in education. Area educators, teacher candidates, and university faculty are invited to attend.


  • Registration and session sign-ups now open!
  • Light dinner provided
  • Professional development hours available

Event Schedule - 2016 Coming Soon

4:30 - 5:00 Registration
5:00 - 6:00 Welcome, networking, and session planning
6:00 - 6:40 Session 1
6:45 - 7:25 Session 2
7:30 - 8:15 Session 3
8:15 - 8:30 Wrap-up

We need you!

We know that there are lots of educators out there doing some really innovative things. If you are one of them, here is your chance to share. Sign up to facilitate a session and share your success with others. Not sure what to talk about? Here are some ideas.  

  • Share a favorite web tool or app
  • Discuss a new approach to a favorite lesson
  • Share a classroom success story
  • Collaborate to solve a shared challenge

If facilitating a session is not your thing, then host a round table discussion. Discuss and share ideas on some hot topics.

Sign-up to conduct a breakout session today! Or just browse the session selections. (Remember, the session list will grow as more people sign-up.)

edcampNI Planners

NIU planners of edcamp Northern Illinois include