iCon Call for Presenters

posted Oct 3, 2017, 6:34 AM by Skycon User Group

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Call for District Presenters now open!

Does your district have limited funds to send you to educational conferences? Submit a Call for Presenters proposal and, if selected, your iCon registration fee will be waived! 

The Call for Presenters is now open, and Skyward invites you to submit a presentation topic on SMS 2.0 or Qmlativ. This year, the theme for iCon is Passport To The Future. Session topics should focus on utilizing tools within Skyward that: 
  • Highlight how attendees can meet emerging trends using the next generation of education technology
  • Discuss automated and customizable workflows to take efficiency to the next level
  • Uncover ways to optimize budgets, reduce costs, and improve accuracy to build a better business office
  • Expand the accessibility of information to students, parents, and teachers
  • Improve outcomes by harnessing the power of data-driven decisions

To submit your proposal, download the call for presenters form.


For more information on the conference, visit our iCon website.

Register before December 15, 2017 and save!

Registration ends on February 2, 2018.

2017 Conference Registration

posted Sep 8, 2017, 2:33 PM by Skycon User Group

Registration is open for the 2017 Skyward User Group Conference at the Peoria Civic Center.  Since the date this year falls on Halloween, we thought we should have something Spooktacular.  Bring along a costume to wear to the social hour on Monday or pick from the costumes and props at the Spooky Photo Booth.  There will be door prizes and drawings and lots of fun.  Register before September 15 to get the Early Bird Discount.

Early Bird Discount Extended!

posted Aug 31, 2016, 11:53 AM by Illinois Skycon

The Early Bird discount has been extended until September 15.  Register now and save money!

Those that registered using the Regular Registration type will be given a discount to match the Early Bird Discount amount.

Register for SkyCon 2016

posted Aug 31, 2016, 10:04 AM by Illinois Skycon

Registration is open for SkyCon 2016.  This year's conference has new sessions including sessions on SB100 and a revised Tech Track.  All of the information including the tentative schedule and Registration can be found on our events page.  Member Districts have the benefit of sending 1 delegate to the conference free of charge.  See you in October!

One Week Until SIS/EIS

posted Jun 9, 2016, 5:43 AM by Illinois Skycon

It is just one week until the Illinois Skyward User Group gathers in Bloomington for the SIS/EIS workshop.  Staff from ISBE and Skyward will be on hand to answer your questions and help you through the data collection and reporting process.  The day runs from 10 am - 2 pm at the magnificent Parke Regency Hotel and Conference Center on the corner of GE Road and Towanda Road.  Cost is only $20 for member districts and $60 for non-member districts and includes lunch and snacks.  There is still time to register by clicking here.  Hope to see you next week!

Registration Open for Fall Conference

posted Jun 6, 2016, 11:40 AM by Illinois Skycon

Registration is now open for the Annual User Group Conference at the Civic Center in Peoria.  The dates this year are October 24-25, 2016.  Click on the Events link above to see all of the details.

New Website Launched

posted May 23, 2016, 11:48 AM by Kyle Horst   [ updated Jun 6, 2016, 11:43 AM by Illinois Skycon ]

On June 1, we rolled out a new edition of the User Group Website.  We hope you find it a better experience and information readily available to you.  Have a comment or suggestion?  Drop us an email at

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