Tim McIlvain is the Director of one of the six regional technology centers established by the Illinois State Board of Education that provide Illinois school districts with technical support, technology-related professional development, and technology planning and consulting services. Learning Technology Center 4 supports 117 school districts in 18 counties throughout east-central Illinois.
In his capacity as Director, Tim is also the program supervisor of the Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP), a statewide consortium the combines the purchasing power of school districts to offer aggressive pricing on technology hardware, software, and services. He is on the Governing Board of the Illinois Computing Educators (ICE), the Illinois chapter of ISTE; a committee member of the Illinois Education and Technology Conference (IETC); and the co-chair of TECH 2016, an annual event at the state capitol that showcases students’ uses of technology and raises awareness of the transformational role technology plays in education.
Tim is a frequent presenter on educational technology topics and is a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT), Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL), Google Trainer, Google App Certified Administrator, and Google Educator. Prior to his role as Director, Tim was a teacher, project manager, and web developer. He has a Masters of Information Science from Indiana University and is pursuing a Masters of Educational Administration and Leadership from the University of Illinois.
Learning Technology Center 4
Champaign-Ford Regional Office of Education, Champaign, IL
English Literature Teacher
Libertyville High School, Libertyville, IL
Waukegan High School, Waukegan, IL
Student Teacher in English Literature
Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL
Project Manager, Web Services
American Academy of Dermatology, Schaumburg, IL
Education & Certifications
Google Certified Trainer, 2017
ITIL V3 Foundation Certification, 2017
Illinois Growth Through Learning Evaluation Training, 2016
Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer, 2016 – 2018
Microsoft Innovative Educator, 2016 – 2018
Google Certified Educator, Level 1 and 2, 2016 – 2018
Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL), 2016 – 2018
National Board Certification in English Language Arts (NBCT), 2014 – 2024
Project CRISS, 2011