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Connections Conference

The annual Connections Conference is set for March 6-7, 2019 at the Tinley Park Convention Center. The presenter application is now available online, see the presenting link to the right. Conference information and registration will be mailed and emailed as conference planning continues.

Attending the Connections Conference

If you are unfamiliar with the Connections Conference it is held over a two day period. The first day opens with a keynote speaker and then the rest of the conference will be 16-18 breakout breakout sessions runnning concurrently over the two days. Attendees will have an opportunity to select sessions online that they would like to attend ahead of the conference or can make their choice on site. All sessions are open choice.

The registration fee will cover the conference sessions, light breakfasts, lunches, and PDHs. The schedule is now live through the links to the right.

Create your own schedule

If you haven't done so yet, visit to create your own personalized conference schedule which you can access on any smart phone or tablet.

Presenting at the Connections Conference

At this time the presentation schedule is full. Please keep us in mind for next year.

To receive email and mail notifications

  • If you're not on the current email/mail list and would like to be added, please use the contact us form to add your contact information.

  • Most communications from the Connections CTE Initiative will be through email, make sure to add our domain "" to your safe sender list in your email program.