Brian Rick

Brian Rick

President

Vocational Instructor
Vienna High
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Steve Skorup

Steve Skorup

Vice-President

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Joe Sieczkowski

Joe Sieczkowski

Financial Director

Department Chair for Science, FACS, and Applied Tech
Amos Alonzo Stagg High School
Certified PLTW Instructor

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Randall Hines

Randall Hines

Secretary

Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien

Competition Director

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Ryan Brown

Ryan Brown

Assistant Competition Director (Problem Development)

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Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

Conference Program Coordinator Director

Bloomington ACC/HS Project Lead The Way Instructor IDEA Conference Program

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John Connolly

John Connolly

Communications Director

Highland Park High School Certified PLTW Instructor

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Cindy Bednara

Cindy Bednara

Assistant Competition Director

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Troy Blunier

Troy Blunier

Member At Large

Troy Blunier
CTE, Engineering, and Computer Science Instructor
Vex Robotics Coach
Niles West High School – District 219
Jeff Brown

Jeff Brown

Member at Large

Lockport Township High School

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Mark Laingen

Assistant Professor
Departartment of Technology
Illinois State University

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IDEA Calendar

  • Regional Competition: Feb 22 - March 9, 2018
  • State Competition: April 14, 2018
  • IDEA Fall Conference: October 26, 2017
  • ITEC-IDEA Conference October 27-28, 2017

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steve-skorup President: Steve Skorup National Board Certified Teacher Certified PLTW Instructor Waubonsie Valley H.S. 2590 Ogden Ave Aurora, Il 60504
brian-rick Vice-President: Brian Rick
kevin-weston Secretary: Kevin Weston
pat-feulner Membership Chair/TEAI Liaisons: Pat Feulner Metea Valley H.S. Certified PLTW Instructor
joe-sieczkowski  Financial Director:  Joe Sieczkowski School District U-46 Secondary CTE Instructional Technology Coach Certified PLTW Instructor
officers-placeholder Competition Director: Randy Jacobs
officers-placeholder Membership Chair/TEAI Liaisons: Joe Wuest
ryan-brown Assistant Competition Director (Problem Development): Ryan Brown
mark-anderson Conference Program Coordinator Director: Mark Anderson Bloomington ACC/HS Project Lead The Way Instructor IDEA Conference Program
officers-placeholder Communications Director: John Connolly Highland Park High School Certified PLTW Instructor
officers-placeholder Assistant Competition Director (State Competition Site Coordinator): TBN

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