Directors Technology Training Workshops 2011-2012

Directors Technology Training Workshops 2011-2012

Upcoming Technology Workshops

The McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership offers interactive technology workshops for early childhood administrators. Funding is provided by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS).

Participants who complete full-day workshops receive a certificate of attendance documenting 6 clock hours of training for use towards the renewal of the Illinois Director Credential (IDC).

Technology Institute
Vibrant Videos: How to create powerful videos for your program 

Digital video has become a powerful tool in early childhood programs. With a couple of pieces of inexpensive equipment and a computer, your program can use video to keep enrollment high, reach out to parents and community members, and document children’s progress. Learn to create captivating video during this two-day hands-on institute.

Day 1: If you already have a digital video camera, bring it and the trainers will show you how to use it. If not, learn what to look for in purchasing one. Learn about the camera’s various settings and how to use them to capture better video. Practice moving videos to your computer and create movies with free software.

Day 2 : Learn about the many opportunities to use video in your program. Practice uploading and disseminating videos. Explore how digital video influences your program’s policies and procedures and find out best practices for ensuring the privacy of families and staff in a digital age.

Thursday, March 8 and Friday, March 9, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
National Louis University
122 South Michigan Avenue; Chicago, IL 60603

Cost: $45 per day


Contact Information

  • Phone: (800) 443-5522, ext. 5056, Email:

McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership • National Louis University
6200 Capitol Drive • Wheeling, IL 60090 • (800) 443-5522, ext. 5233 •

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