ION | Illinois Online Network

Our Mission

"ION promotes excellence in online course development and facilitation and online program administration."

ION provides online faculty professional development courses for credit or CEUs, the Master Online Teacher certificate, the Digital on-site presentations, .

We Have Programs and Partners around the world. For more information see:

ION Services

Master Online Teacher Certificate

A comprehensive faculty development program in online teaching. After successfully completing 5 courses and the capstone practicum, you will be awarded the Master of Online Teacher certificate.

Digital Accessibility for Educators Certificate

The Digital Accessibility for Educators certificate focuses on foundational information and specific skills for educators and staff who need to develop accessible digital resources for courses. 

Master Online Learning Administrator

The Master Online Learning Administrator program, launching in Fall 2018, prepares faculty, administrators, and staff to lead online learning initiatives. Based on the UPCEA Hallmarks of Excellence in Online Leadership, this certificate provides researched best practices and practical insights from recognized leaders in the field.


ION moves to University of Ilinois Springfield

In June 2017, ION moved to the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service at the University of Illinois Springfield. 

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