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2017 Course Provider Innovation Conference

The Illinois Supreme Court MCLE Board and Commission on Professionalism co-sponsored the 2017 Course Provider Innovation Conference on April 21, 2017. The course materials are linked below.

Conference Agenda


Featured Presentation:
Creating Learning that Sticks, presented by Bradley Kolar, Avail Advisors LLC

Breakout Session:
Beyond Ethics: The Future of Professional Responsibility CLE, presented by Commission on Professionalism: Executive Director Jayne Reardon and Diversity & Education Director Michelle Silverthorn

Breakout Session:
Being a CLE Administrator Rock Star: Tips for Administrators on Facilitating Course Planning and Knowing How PCAM Can Help You, presented by MCLE Board: Director Karen Litscher Johnson and Manager-Provider Compliance and Outreach Resa Welch

Breakout Session:
How to Develop an Effective Mental Health/Substance Abuse CLE Course, presented by Lawyers' Assistance Program: Clinical Case & Program Manager Chelsy Castro

Provider Newsletters



  • September 29, 2017 Provider Newsletter
    Attorneys can view your approved course info - Open to the Public/Not Open to the Public? Why it matters - Course fields you can edit in PCAM after a course is approved
  • June 29, 2017 Provider Special Newsletter
    PCAM fields modified for MCLE Rule changes effective July 1, 2017 - Revised Attendance and Teaching Certificate - Rule change re-cap
  • May 31, 2017 Provider Newsletter
    Effective July 1, 2017 – Provider Rule Changes Amended Rule 795; The New Professional Responsibility Requirements – What Providers Need to Know; Provider Support and Sharing


Provider Resource Library

Providers have submitted the following resources to assist other course providers. If you have a helpful checklist, tips or instructions you wish to share with other course providers email a weblink or PDF to, Attention: Resa Welch.

Attorneys need to track their CLE credits

To prove compliance with the MCLE requirements, each attorney needs to do these four things ...

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Newly-admitted attorneys have special CLE requirements

Newly-admitted attorneys must complete special CLE requirements within a year of being admitted to the Illinois bar ...

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Free or low cost CLE courses

Three Supreme Court entities offer free on-demand CLE courses ...

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Courses and Activities that qualify for CLE credit

The MCLE Rules specify a wide variety of ways to earn CLE credit, giving attorney great flexibility ...

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