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Recordings & Resources from Past Workshops      
Click on this link to find resources and recordings of past workshops. You can view by date or by topic! 

***Earning Continuing Education Units***      
Per the IAVAT Board Meeting on November 17, 2020, all continuing education units for professional learning should be requested within four weeks of the original event. 

Example: If you watch a past video for credits, you must do so within four weeks of the workshop. 
Example: If you participate in an event outside of IAVAT sponsored events, proof of attendance must be provided within four weeks of the workshop that was attended.

July 27-28th - Beginning Ag Teacher's Workshop      
*IAVAT Sponsored Event
This two-day workshop focuses on providing educators entering their first year of teaching with tips, tools, and techniques for developing strong agricultural education programs. Two graduate credit hours are available at the teachers' expense through the University of Illinois OR continuing education units are also offered.

Aug 9th - Land Use CDE workshop      
August 9th. 9-3:30pm. This workshop will cover both the Agriculture and Homesite part of the Land Use card.  The morning will be spent reviewing those materials at Patoka High School. The afternoon will be spent out in the soil pits (8 miles from Patoka School).   You will need to bring boots and all materials you would use at a Land Use CDE. 

Register for professional development on the AgEd website teacher dashboard in the Professional Development menu (look for the light bulb icon!).

If you missed a workshop or would like to go back to one you did attend, please visit the Recordings & Resources link. 

  Claiming Hours
Upon completion of the workshop, you should receive an evaluation from the Illinois Agricultural Education website. Once you complete the evaluation, an Evidence of Completion Form will be sent to your e-mail. 

  Entering Hours
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) should be entered on the Education Licensure Information System portion of the Illinois State Board of Education site. Please see the document for futher information. 
Entering Hours in ELIS
If you have completed coursework in place of attending workshops, one semester hour is equal to 15 hours of professional development (PD). One quarter hour is equal to 10 hours of PD.

If you have questions, or need additional assistance, please contact Jennifer Waters at

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