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E rate and ccisd’s technology plan

  1. 1. E-Rate and CCISD’s Technology Plan<br />By Colin Shannon<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Introduce E-Rate<br />Introduce Technology plan<br />Look at how E-Rate can help CCISD<br />
  3. 3. E-Rate<br />Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support Mechanism<br />Tax on phone usage<br />Money used for student’s education<br />Discounted educational technology<br />20%-90% <br />Supports “connectivity”<br />More/better technology due to lower cost<br />How do we get discounts?<br />Step-by-step process chart<br />Submit technology plan<br />
  4. 4. CCISD Technology Plan<br />Clear Way Plan<br />Accelerate continuous learning by teachers and students<br />Increased role of technology in CCISD<br />Creation of learning mediums<br />Virtual high school<br />Integrated Learning Portal<br />
  5. 5. Goal 1: Teaching and Learning<br />Integrate technology across the Curriculum<br />24/7 student learning access<br />Collaboration between Depts. of Curriculum and technology<br />Improve achievement through technology and library services<br />
  6. 6. Teaching and Learning Initiatives<br />Engage students in learning<br />24/7 learning system<br />Virtual high school<br />Instructional technology department<br />Virtual Desktop Project<br />5th and 8th grade tech assessments<br />
  7. 7. Goal 2: Educator Preparation<br />District wide staff technology development<br />Expand distance learning professional development<br />Collaborative, differentiated and interactive professional development<br />
  8. 8. Educator Preparation and Development Initiatives<br />Teachers must continue to learn technology to adapt to student’s needs<br />e4 training institute<br />Web Instructor Training<br />Technology Staff Development Plan (TSDP)<br />Ongoing Instructional Technology Staff Development<br />Tech U<br />Emphasis of 24/7 staff learning on e4<br />
  9. 9. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support<br />Provide technology solutions to ensure leadership support<br />Shared planning to include curriculum and technology<br />Shared vision using media to instruct<br />Promote efficient resource management<br />
  10. 10. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support Initiatives<br />Strategic planning by providing technology solutions to ensure efficient and effective management of resources, improved processes, and community collaboration.<br />Classroom walk-through training<br />Installed blackboard connect<br />Handheld Mobility project<br />Increased emphasis on Administrator training in the use of technology<br />
  11. 11. Goal 4: Infrastructure for Technology<br />Provide and maintain all necessary technology<br />Allow district to reach its goals<br />Prepare for and address future technology and needs<br />
  12. 12. Infrastructure for TechnologyInitiatives<br />Maintain high performance infrastructure, thereby increasing student performance and reducing costs<br />Network Operations Center upgrade<br />Teacher/Administrator Computer Growth and Lifecycles Project<br />Network Cable Project<br />Complete Multimedia Upgrade<br />Data Visualization Project<br />Voiceover Internet Protocol telecom upgrades<br />
  13. 13. Budget for Technology Plan, 2009-2012<br />
  14. 14. Evaluation Methods<br />Systematic, ongoing process with constant evaluation<br />Teachers, Campuses complete respective STaR charts annually<br />Results will determine any necessary changes<br />Other methods include monitoring campus technology usage, feedback, and inventories<br />
  15. 15. How E-Rate can help CCISD<br />Would allow the district to obtain latest technology at discount rate<br />Would help the district fully implement Long Range Technology plan<br />Lower rate leads to increased ability to purchase technology<br />
  16. 16. E-Rate: Training sites and dates<br />Washington, DC  - September 30, 2010 <br />Newark, NJ - October 7, 2010 <br />Minneapolis, MN - October 12, 2010 <br />Los Angeles, CA - October 14, 2010 <br />Kansas City, MO - October 19, 2010 <br />Jacksonville, FL - October 21, 2010 <br />Portland, OR - October 28, 2010 <br />Dallas/Fort Worth, TX - November 2, 2010 <br />
  17. 17. Summary<br />CCISD’s Technology Plan is thorough, far reaching<br />There is room for improvement<br />E-Rate will allow the school district to achieve many of our goals and keep costs low<br />Funds delivered to improve learning technology<br />Approval for funds depends on Technology Plan<br />
  18. 18. Works Cited<br />Clear Creek ISD long range technology plan. (2009). Retrieved from http://www2.ccisd.net/Libraries/Technology/CCISDLRPT0912DraftFinal43009<br />Overview of the schools and libraries program. (2010). Retrieved from http://www.universalservice.org/sl/about/overview-program.aspx<br />Application process flow chart. (2010). Retrieved from http://www.universalservice.org/_res/documents/sl/pdf/application-process-flow-chart.pdf<br />Digital Photo Credit<br />Clear Creek ISD Homepage. Http://www.ccisd.net<br />