Technology Action Plan
District: Lufkin ISD
Campus: Hackney Primary
Technology Director Principal
Administrativ Technology Campus
e Instructional Instructional
Technology Director: Responsible for maintaining, updating, budgeting, hiring and
training of all technology aspects for Lufkin ISD.
Principal: Responsible for overseeing campus technology and integration into student's
daily learning. Maintains open dialogue with all stakeholders to ensure the
organizational flowchart is being followed.
Administrative: (4 Staff) Responsible for district purchasing, networking, database,
inventory for Lufkin ISD under the direction of the Technology Director.
Technical: (5 Staff) Responsible for maintaining, fixing, updating, installing and
removing all district hardware and software. Staff members are assigned specific
campuses. They work under the direction of the Technology Director and the campus
Technology Instructional: (3 Staff) Responsible for staying current in new technology.
Provide training to campus instructional specialist as well as conduct campus
professional development when requested. Staff members are assigned specific campus.
Works under the direction of the Technology Director and campus Principal.
Campus Instructional Specialist: (1 Staff): Responsible for working with teachers to
insure classroom success. Attends trainings to gather new knowledge. Provides trainings
to classroom teachers. Models lessons for students and teachers.
Teachers: (13 Staff) Responsible for classroom technology integration. Must provide
district training and may request outside training. Responsible for upkeep of classroom
technology supplies and reporting known issues through Trouble Tracker.
Trouble Tracker:(1 Staff) System that teachers report known issues or place any
technology request or assistance. Staff monitors the request and sends work order to the
proper individual. Works under the direction of the Technology Director.
• Form campus committee to update campus technology plan that is currently dated
2003-2006 as discovered in previous reports.
• Teachers will use age-appropriate technologies to achieve the goals as outlined in
Hackney's Campus Improvement Plan, such as the use of United Streaming and
• Assessments will become computer based under the new PreKindergarten grant
beginning January 2010. Use data taken from these assessments, current district
assessments, and student portfolios to help drive instructional and technology
• Teachers and students will utilize technology to improve early and beginning
skills through cooperative learning and research-based approaches.
• Classroom technology will be used to enrich and extend critical thinking and
• Teachers will integrate Texas PreKindergarten Technology Guidelines into
• Campus training of the new Teachscape assessment tool. Utilize current
technology to provide web training. Teachers will be able to access this training
at their convenience. Principal will receive e-mail conformation once teacher
• As teachers complete student assessments they are directly uploaded to
Teachscape. Teachscape will then provide item analysis and data for teachers to
• Teachers are provided twice-monthly web based training by C-Scope for a total of
4 hours a month on effective and age appropriate lessons to help in areas that
show a learning gap. Campus Instructional Specialist will be the Mentor for this
• Mentor will provide further modeling and observation to assist with classroom
PreKindergarten and Technology Training
According to week 3 report, Hackney Primary is weak in the use of technology across
the board. Instructional Specialist will research effective ways to incorporate and
integrate technology into the current district curriculum and district initiatives.
Planning will be based upon the current planning schedule. Instructional specialist
will incorporate these new technology strategies into the current weekly planning
meetings to show the ease of integrating technology into PreKindergarten learning.
Should any training be conducive to web based training, Instructional Specialist will
work with technology department to have this training link on the campus staff page.
Instructional Specialist will create a campus blog. The blog will be through the
School Fusion website and linked to our campus page. Staff only will have access to
this blog. The blog will be used in ways to engage staff in current technology use in a
Instructional Specialist will also look for current ways teachers are using technology
and ask them to share with the staff during weekly planning meetings.
Other Professional Development
• Utilize region service center when topics are relevant to campus vision and
• Visit Stephen F. Austin Early Childhood Charter School and Research Center
to observe how technology is incorporated into their classrooms.
• Provide session explaining what and why the STaR is important to every
classroom teacher, campus, and district.
• Meet with campus technology committee and site-based committee twice yearly
to review and update technology plan. During this time the committee will also
ensure that the technology plan is aligned with the district and campus
• Use local staff development day to analyze data provided from Teachscape,
district assessments and student portfolios to ensure student success and
determine areas of weakness.
• Yearly review with all stakeholders the results of the current STaR chart. Provide
open discussion and dialogue, allowing all to have a voice.
• Utilize written feedback from weekly planning meetings to determine what
actions to continue and what actions to eliminate.
• Conduct walk-throughs in order to observe integration of technology in the