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Professional Development Activities

The ALRC offers many regional staff development workshops year round. For descriptions, dates and registration information, see the current catalogs below.

Catalog of Professional Development Workshops

And watch this brief video guide of PD and the catalog:

Registration Information

Who can attend workshops and take online courses for professional development hours?
Persons who teach or work for organizations or programs funded by the:
• Illinois Community College Board (ICCB)
• Illinois Department of Human Services/New American Initiative (IDHS/NAI)

Who can audit online courses?
“Audit” means that no assignments may be submitted, and no certificates with professional development hours will be issued.

Persons who teach or work for organizations or programs funded by the:
• Illinois Community College Board (ICCB)
• Illinois Department of Human Services/New American Initiative (IDHS/NAI)
• Illinois Secretary of State Literacy Office (SOS)

All other organizations or programs, contact Mónica Mazur for information at mmazur@cntrmail.org.

Register Online

Online registration is open for Fall 2017 Professional Development Opportunities

Special Professional Development Activities

These workshops (listed in the catalog) are available for "In Network" Participants only. “In-Network” staff refers to persons who work or teach for an organization funded by the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) Office of Adult Education and Family Literacy. All other persons are considered “out of network.”

  • Parents as Educational Partners (PEP)
    Learn more about the PEP Curriculum and register for upcoming training.
  • Student Achievement in Reading (STAR)
    Learn more about this comprehensive toolkit and register for upcoming training.


Assistance on Request
Our knowledgeable staff can help answer your questions by phone or in person. Contact Mónica Mazur for information at mmazur@cntrmail.org or (224) 366-8633.


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