Educators' Center of Lake County

New Initiatives

“Bullying:  How Schools Can Respond”—Wednesday, October 24, 8:30 am to 2:15 pm simultaneously in Grayslake and DeKalb


The goal of this professional development conference is to inform and educate administrators, teachers, counselors, and staff members about how they can respond to the issue of bullying in their schools. This event is sponsored by the NIU College of Education Office of External & Global Programs, NIU Continuing and Professional Education and the University Center of Lake County. The morning sessions will originate in DeKalb and will be shared with Grayslake via real-time interactive video.  The final session will originate in Grayslake and will be shared with DeKalb through the same means.

Professional Development Hours for licensed educators and Continuing Education Units will be available upon request for those completing the conference.

Visit NIU’s calendar for more information and Click here to register.


Preventing and Addressing Bullying: How the Latest Research Informs Our Work in Schools
(Live in DeKalb - Videoconferencing to Grayslake)
Presented by Christine Malecki, Ph.D., School Psychology Program Director

Preventing and Addressing Cyberbullying: Resources and Tools for School Personnel
(Live in DeKalb - Videoconferencing to Grayslake)
Presented by scholars from the U.S. Department of Education Project Prevent and Address Bullying (PPAB) personnel preparation grant.

Cyber-bullying/Cyber-crime:  Prevention through Awareness
(Live in Grayslake - Videoconferencing to DeKalb)
Presented by Carol Gudbrandsen, Cyber Crimes Analyst, Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office

Please call or email NIU Continuing Professional Education with any questions at 815-753-5200 or