• Professional Development

    REGISTER FOR NORTH COOK PD EVENTS

    Register for a North Cook Professional Development event. Be sure to REGISTER EARLY! Events may be cancelled a week before the start date if minimum enrollment is not reached. Thank you for choosing North Cook for your Professional Development needs!

Types of PD

  • Administrator Academies

  • Educator Workshops

  • Informational Meetings

  • Networking Meetings/Series

  • Online Course or Online Book Study

Delivery Methods of PD


  • IN-PERSON
    Face-to-face sessions delivered onsite with an instructor facilitating the PD 
    Location: at NCISC in Des Plaines

    ZOOM SESSION
    A synchronous (live) session delivered via Zoom in real-time with an instructor facilitating the PD 
      *Phone or Internet required
    Location: online via ZOOM

    ONLINE COURSE or ONLINE BOOK STUDY
    An asynchronous, self-directed, online course   
      *Internet required

    Learning occurs on the learner’s schedule within the required timeframe (see course description). Open enrollment allows for many participants to join a course at any given time. The instructor may post various instructional tasks for learners to engage in, such as: self-guided lesson modules, video content, reading articles, reviewing posted presentations, completing projects/assignments on the Canvas platform (similar to Schoology, Blackboard, and D2L).
    Location: online via Canvas

    BLENDED LEARNING
    A combination of online or virtual learning with a face-to-face experience facilitated by an instructor   
    *Phone or internet required
    Location: at NCISC and online via Zoom and/or Canvas