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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***      
If you have attended a professional learning event outside of IAVAT sponsored events and need documentation to claim the Continuing Professional Development Units, please provide the event name, date, certificate of completion and agenda to Casey Bolin at The IAVAT will then review the event to determine if credit can be issued.

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. 

Have an Idea or Workshop You Would Like to Present?      
Throughout the year, great workshop topics are shared with our committee from teachers and industry professionals. We also know that we have many talented teachers out there who would make great presenters while sharing their skills and knowledge. Please complete the Google Form at this link to share your ideas!

DID YOU KNOW? PD requirement reduced due to COVID!      
Due to COVID Restrictions, the requirements for professional development have been reduced by 24 hours for teachers who qualify. Click the link for more information.

On-Going: LIncoln Electric LEEPStart Program      
Learn how to complete the Train the Trainer Course and start providing welding certification to your students.

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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