Event Details

ITEC 2020: Online Illinois Technology Education Conference

November 6, 2020 
ITEC 2020 Online 
Illinois Technology Education Conference 
Virtual ITEC – VR Explorations!


The Technology Education Association of Illinois (TCAI) will present its virtual conference beginning November 6, 2020. Participate from your computer on your own time from home. All sessions will be available 24/7 after November 6. Teachers may receive up to six professional development hours (PDH). Register before OCTOBER 30th and receive an ITEC GOODY BOX filled will all ITEC 2020 Conference Materials including this year’s official ITEC T-shirt! Register to enter to win a free .$100 value Trash Bot Robot and online curriculum.

Session topics include:

  • New ITEEA STEL Standards
  • VR at Caterpillar Proving Grounds
  • VR headset for the classroom
  • AR ideas for engineering
  • Rocketbooks for note taking and collaboration
  • ISTE Standards and your role as a teacher
  • Woodworking Challenges for your students
  • Cabinet door making easy
  • VEX Clawbot
  • VEX Programing and Logic
  • 3d printing, arch models, student work
  • Virtual teaching and learning
  • Overview of IDEA student competitions
  • OnShape - Best practices / lessons learned during remote learning
  • Fusion 360 - Tips, tricks, examples of CNC 
  • Autodesk Inventor (e.g. assembly joints vs. constraints, etc)
  • Animation / 3DS and Maya
  • Adobe package overview