Superintendent of Schools:Manages the school system, leads schools to vision by support and modeling technology, and ensures the implementation of policy.Chief Technology Officer and Chief Technology Assistant:Aligns technology services and understands the needs of the campuses.School Board:Creates and develops policies for the district; Completes all Texas and national criteria in technology. Allocates funds and sets parameters for funding of technology.
<br />Director of Learning Technology and Integration Specialists:Helps integrate technology into general education curriculum. Design and conduct professional development sessions for teachers and district employees to stay current on technology equipment and technology teaching skills.<br />District Technology Support Staff:Network Administrators, Technology Specialists, Technology/Software Engineers, and Network Tech/Customer Support Engineers work to support programs and help teachers.<br />Principals:Leads and develops campus vision of technology; Models and monitors implementation and proper use; Allocates campus funds for technology; Ensures goals are made through the campus improvement plan; Plans professional development; Communicates expectations.<br />Campus Instructional Improvement Committee or CIIC:CIIC will review data, STaR Chart, AEIS, and CIP to identify strengths and weaknesses of the campus; Determine professional development needs and sets goals for campus improvement growth.<br />Technology Instructional Support (TIS):Oversees that technology is integrated into daily instruction; Assists teachers in integrating technology; Plans professional development sessions and support.<br />Technology CadreAssesses needs and works on achieving goals; Conducts technology fundraisers Technology Grade Level Mentor:Mentor models technology use and supports fellow grade level teachers <br />Teachers:Technology is integrated into daily instruction. Utilizes professional development sessions; Works to achieve technology goals; Utilizes technology to help ensure that students are prepared to be successful in the 21st century.<br />Professional Development Plan<br />Professional Development Session Continual Plan:Purpose:Description:Campus Technology Needs:Materials:Details:Ensure that all teachers are using programs purchased by the district and available for use at campus levelInvite company representative for First in Math to campus provide in-service on individualized computer program for mathExplore District Provided Technology Websites and Databases throughout the school yearEnsure all students have access to all available technology programs for practice and/or interventionTo provide in-service on individualized computer program for improvement in math skills acquisitionTo inform teachers of the technology resources made available by the Director of Learning Technology and Integration Specialist’s Department.To provide continued support of teacher use and integration of technology for instruction and enrichment.Teachers will become familiar with how to set up district-provided programs to individualize for own class and how to navigate through each program.Teachers will experience and explore First in Math program in order to integrate program’s skill acquisition improvement games with curriculumWith guidance from cadre and grade level mentors teachers will experience and explore each district provided website with the expectation of integrating available technology into daily curriculum.Programs uploaded onto all of the student computersFirst in Math program uploaded onto all student computersAccording to the Campus Improvement Plan, all teachers will integrate technology programs and tools into daily curriculum in order to provide differentiated instruction.Involve teachers in meaningful acquisition of technology skills and knowledge in district provided resources.Classroom computers or access to computer labs uploaded with programs Previous years’ campus LoTi levels/dataPrevious years’ campus AEIS dataComputer per teacherAccess to firstinmath.com – user name and password Previous years’ campus LoTi levels/dataPrevious years’ campus AEIS dataAccess to the district website via InternetDistrict Log in information(Username and password for school wide use)Professional Development SurveyPrevious years’ campus LoTi levels/dataLocation – Computer LabProfessional Development Timeline –Within first month of school.Evaluation Timeline - Technology Integration Specialist will check after first month to ensure all students are enrolled in appropriate programs by classroom teacher.Location – Computer LabProfessional Development Timeline –Within first month of schoolEvaluation Timeline –Classroom teachers submit to principal weekly names of students with most improved scores to be announced during Friday morning announcementsLocation -Meeting with grade level mentor and TIS in mentor’s classroom to explore new website/database Timeline –Formally once a month/informally as support is neededEvaluation Timeline -Teachers expected to incorporate technology plans into weekly lesson plans after first nine weeks.<br />Evaluation Plan:<br />On-going Professional Development PlanPre-Evaluation of Teacher Technology Usage and District Website Resources:Continued Monitoring:Summative Evaluation Measures:End Products to Assist in Evaluation:Evaluation Timelines:Make sure all teachers are using programs purchased by our district and available for use at campus levelInvite company representative for First in Math to campus provide in-service on individualized computer program for mathExplore District Provided Technology Websites and Databases throughout the school yearBeginning of Year Survey Review and share previous LoTi levels and STaR chart and AEIS campus scoresMiddle of Year Progress SurveyActive participation in each grade level technology mentor meetingWalk-throughs/review of lesson plans by campus administrators/Technology Integration Specialist Attitude toward technologyMotivation to implement and integrate new technology programs in lessons End of Year Survey (Compare results to BOY survey)Teacher integration of technology in lessonsAccumulation of technology education hoursComparison of LoTi, AEIS and STaR chart campus levelsAttitude toward technologyTeacher lesson plansTeacher created productsStudent created productsIncrease in acquisition of math strategies and skills through assessmentsTechnology Integration Specialist will check after first month to ensure all students are enrolled in appropriate programs by classroom teacher.Classroom teachers submit to principal weekly names of students with most improved scores to be announced during Friday morning announcementsTeachers expected to incorporate technology plans into weekly lesson plans after first nine weeks.<br />