Academics

Conferences & Workshops

Upcoming Conferences and Workshops
  • 42nd Annual Early Childhood Conference

    August 3, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. - Embracing a New Kind of Normal: Equipping our Children for Today's World: Explore how we can help children navigate through the challenges in life while holding on to optimism and excitement about their faith and future.

  • Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking in ELA

    Teachers develop activities and explore strategies to add to their ‘teacher toolbox’ to enhance their English/Language Arts work. Join us for a two-part workshop on Saturday, April 7 and Saturday, April 14.

  • Different Opportunities for Writing Experiences in the Elementary Classrooms

    Participants will explore strategies and methods for learning to write, writing to learn, and writing for expression. Join us for a two-part workshop on Saturday, April 21 and Saturday, April 28.


The Office for Strategic Innovation offers annual conferences, workshops throughout the year. New conferences/workshops are designed by the departmental personnel and academic faculty on an ongoing basis.

Local tours are offered during the school year. For complete information and registration for all workshops, conferences and tours, contact the The Office for Strategic Innovation at 708-209-3024 or Carol.Smid@CUChicago.edu.