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ISBE Career Connections Conference June 18, 2024 Tinley Park Convention Center

The Illinois State Board of Education Career Connections Conference is a premier event that offers collaboration, innovation, and inspiration to educators throughout Illinois. At Career Connections, educators come together to exchange ideas, share best practices, and foster meaningful connections with their peers. It is a space where the CTE community can engage in discussions and networking that enhance the quality of education and help to best prepare our students for successful futures.

Call for Proposals

CTE educators throughout the state are encouraged to share their expertise and insights at the ISBE Career Connections Conference as presenters. We welcome innovative ideas, best practices, and valuable experiences. Submit your Career Connections Conference Presentation ProposalPDF Document​ through January 30, 2024. Proposals for consideration will be reviewed using the Call for Proposal RubricPDF Document.


Registration for the 2024 Career Connections Conference is now open! Join hundreds of educators from across Illinois as they engage in a variety of breakout sessions and learn directly from an expert industry panel. Early bird and group rates are available!

To register, please visit the conference registration page​​.

Rate Amount
Early-bird (no later than February 29, 2024) $50.00
Group (5 or more from the same school district, community college, or other organization) $40.00 each
Regular (March 1 - June 18, 2024) $65.00

For questions, please contact Dr. Rodrigo Lopez, Director of P-20 Initiatives at Northern Illinois University.​​​​​​​

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