Alumni and practitioners in the field of education with presentation experience on topics of educational technology are encouraged to submit a proposal for one or more 50-minute sessions at the next Teaching in the 21st Century Conference (T21CON).

Proposals are due May 1. Applicants will be notified of their proposal’s acceptance by May 31. T21CON will take place Friday, September 18. All presenters are provided with a stipend and a lunch accommodation.

About T21CON

#T21CON is a free professional development opportunity designed to provide skills and knowledge on the use of educational technology to current and aspiring educators. T21CON’s primary audiences include Illinois State education majors, alumni working in education, and educators across Central Illinois. To learn more about the conference, visit

Feedback from past and prospective attendees indicated high interest in the following topics and tools. Preference will be given to presentations related to:

  • Common Core State Standards
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Students with autism
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Free learning apps and educational games
  • iPads/tablets
  • Google Classrooms
  • Assistive technology

Submit your proposal!