2017 PD Forum Chicago IL

ACSI Professional Development Forum 2017

Chicago, IL

October 12–13

Aurora Christian School, 2255 Sullivan Rd.
Aurora, IL

Keynote Speaker

John Stonestreet

John Stonestreet knows how to engage today's students. A speaker, author, and radio host, John will deliver insights on education and contemporary culture that will challenge you to rethink your teaching.

Chicago Speakers

Dr. Dan Egeler

John Stonestreet

Dr. Timothy Johanson

Dr. Milt Uecker



Cultural Engagement

Instructional Strategies & Assessment

Applied Research for the Classroom


Early Education





Thursday, October 12

 7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.  Registration

8:10 a.m.–8:30 a.m.  Worship 

8:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.  Keynote Session (John Stonestreet)

9:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m.  Visit with Exhibitors

10:15 a.m.–11:30 a.m.  Breakout Session 1

11:35 a.m.–12:25 p.m.  Grade Level/Disciplines Breakout 

12:25 p.m.–1:40 p.m.  Lunch

1:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m.  Breakout Session 2 

3:10 p.m.–3:40 p.m.  Closing Session

Friday, October 13

7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.  Visit with Exhibitors

8:10 a.m.–8:30 a.m.  Worship

 8:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.  Plenary Session (Dr. Timothy Johansen)

9:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m.  Visit with Exhibitors

10:15 a.m.–11:05 a.m.  Grade Level/Disciplines Breakout

 11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.  Breakout Session 3

12:40 p.m.–1:00 p.m.  Closing Session

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PD Forum Lunch Available

Lunch available for purchase on Thursday, October 12; registrant does not pay for lunch at time of registration.

Nearby Hotels

Holiday Inn Aurora North - Naperville
2424 W Sullivan Rd. Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: 630.806.7400
Reservation/Rate Cut-Off Date: Sept. 22
Reference:  ACSI PD
Room Block Booking Code: AC3
$112 per night

Hampton Inn & Suites Aurora
2423 Bushwood Dr. Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: 630.907.2600
Reservation/Rate Cut-Off Date: Sept. 9
Booking Code: ACS
$124 per night

Candlewood Inn & Suites
Phone: 630.907.9977
Reservation/Rate Cut-Off Date: Sept. 11
Booking Code: ACS
$105 per night- single queen, $115 per night- two queens
Click here to book

Nearby Restaurants

Chili’s Grill & Bar
East China Inn
Vietnam Gate Restaurant

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