• Professional Development

    Professional Learning (PL) EVENTS & REGISTRATION

    Register for a North Cook Professional Learning (PL) 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 Learning needs!

    Click the category below to view event options, dates and times, credit offered, and register for events.


Types of PL

  • Administrator Academies

  • Educator Workshops

  • Informational Meetings

  • Micro-Credentials

  • NCISC Collaborative Series

  • Online Course or Online Book Study

Delivery Methods of PL

    Face-to-face sessions delivered onsite with an instructor facilitating the PL.
    Location: at NCISC in Des Plaines

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

    (Also sometimes called "concurrent" sessions.) A hyflex session is a hybrid or blended model of learning/collaborating where some participants attend the sessions in-person while other participants are simultaneously remote, streaming "live" into the session.

    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

    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