Welcome to the 41st Annual Statewide Conference for Teachers Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students! We look forward to seeing you at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center. Here are times to keep in mind as you plan your travel:

  • 7:30 a.m. - Conference Registration Begins
  • 9:00 a.m. General/Keynote Session Begins


  • Click this link to view Sched FAQs
  • You must be logged in to Sched to see files uploaded by Speakers.
  • Adding a session to your schedule does not reserve your spot in that session. Session capacity is listed for planning purposes only.
  • Be sure to to sign in and sign out with the electronic form each day. If you create a Sched account, you will receive email reminders in the morning and the afternoon. Please see the registration desk If you have any questions.
  • In addition to the sign out form each day, you can leave feedback for individual sessions through your Sched account. Your feedback helps us plan sessions for upcoming events.
  • All attendees will receive a morning and afternoon email from Sched regardless of what day(s) you are attending. You can disregard the email if you aren’t attending that day. Sorry for the inconvenience!
  • Please email Maggie Essig (messig@cntrmail.org) with any Sched questions or if you are an attendee who needs to an invitation to log in.