Induction and Mentoring Conference 

In its 11th year, the INTC Induction and Mentoring Conference is a leader in bringing induction professionals together to learn from experts in the field, to network with each other, and to leave the conference with an action plan for program improvement.


Fostering Inquiry and Leadership: Supporting New Teacher Development

Join the Illinois New Teacher Collaborative (INTC) at its 11th induction and mentoring conference on February 21 & 22, 2017.

This conference will feature two days of breakout sessions, Educator Chats, facilitated roundtables, and more. Targeted attendees include induction and mentoring program coordinators, mentors, administrators, higher education faculty, professional development providers, and other stakeholders.

The conference will be hosted by the iHotel in Champaign, IL.

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Conference Documents

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Conference Schedule

Tuesday, February 21

7:30 – 9:00

Conference Check-in

Illinois Ballroom Hall

8:00 – 8:45

Breakfast Buffet

Illinois Ballroom

8:45 – 9:00

Opening Session Welcome – Dr. Insana

Illinois Ballroom

9:00 – 9:20

EdChat #1 – Sharon Roth

Illinois Ballroom

9:20 – 9:55

Work Session #1

Illinois Ballroom

10:00 – 11:10

Critical Issues Session A

Breakout Rooms

11:20 – 12:30

Critical Issues Session B

Breakout Rooms

12:30 – 1:15

Lunch

Illinois Ballroom

1:15 – 1:35

EdChat #2 – Dean Cantu

Illinois Ballroom

1:45 – 2:55

Critical Issues Session C

Breakout Rooms

2:55 – 3:10

Dessert Break

Illinois Ballroom Hall

3:10 – 3:50

Roundtable Role-alike Work Sessions

Breakout Rooms

3:55 – 4:20

EdChat #3 – Betsy Alderman

Illinois Ballroom

4:20 – 5:00

Work Session #2

Illinois Ballroom

5:00 – 6:00

Complementary Reception

Illinois Ballroom Hall

Wednesday, February 22

7:30 – 8:45

Conference Check-in

Illini Ballroom Hall

8:00 – 8:45

Breakfast Buffet

Illinois Ballroom

8:45 – 9:00

Welcome – Interim Dean Anderson

Illinois Ballroom

9:00 – 9:20

EdChat #4 – Sandra Osorio

Illinois Ballroom

9:30 – 10:40

Critical Issues Session D

Breakout Rooms

10:45 – 11:55

Work Session #3

Illinois Ballroom

12:00 – 12:45

Lunch Buffet, Door Prizes, & Send-off

Illinois Ballroom

Highlights

Subject to change.

  • Focus on new teacher progress, professional conversation skills, and value-added mentoring relationships
  • Educator Chats (short presentations on Induction and Mentoring)
    Unconference sessions: U-Share, led by attendee volunteers
  • Dedicated networking time
  • Exhibitor displays
  • CPDUs
  • High ratings throughout ten-year conference history
  • Drawing for prizes including $1000 award to district & iPad mini for professional use
  • Affordability:
    • $75 registration
    • $50 registration for teachers in their first 3 years of teaching
    • Discounted hotel rooms ($129 for king or two full beds, plus tax)
  • February 21st evening reception with hearty hors d'oeuvres
  • Two full breakfasts & lunches

Conference Registration

***REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED*** 

Registration fee (per person): $75. Teachers in their first three years of teaching (mark 'Beginning Teacher' at registration) are $50. Conference registration will open on Nov. 4. The conference fee covers conference materials, breakfasts, and lunches, and an evening reception. Hotel rooms are not included.

Call for Proposals

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