E-Rate & RRISD Technology Plan

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E-Rate & RRISD Technology Plan

  1. 1. Integrating Technology in our SchoolsE-rate overview and RRISDTechnology Plan (2011-2014)
  2. 2. Introduction/Agenda Instructor/Presenter: Brandy Beasley AGENDA• Review E-Rate• Review RRISD Technology Plan
  3. 3. About E-RateWHAT? Discounted telecommunications programWHO? Schools (public/private) and libraries are eligibleWHERE Urban and Rural Areas, depending on economic? needWHEN? Apply/Renewal annuallyWHY? Affordable access for all
  4. 4. E-rate (Cont’d)E-rate discount determination - # of students onNational School Lunch Program 100% 50% URBAN Discount 0% Less than… RURAL Discount 1% to 19% 75% to… 20% to 34% 35% to 49%
  5. 5. E-rate Summary• Purpose: Supplemental Funds• Use: Ensures technological access and capability• to all• End result: Learners of the 21st century are connected to informationWeb site: E-rate Information
  6. 6. RRISD Technology Plan 2011 - 2014This plan was developed with the following programs/documentsin mind: RRISD’s Strategic Plan No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support Program (E-Rate)
  7. 7. RRISD TECH PLAN (CONT’D) 9 GOALS UNITED EFFORT
  8. 8. RRISD TECH PLAN (CONT’D) GOAL# 1 Improve student academic achievement, including technology literacy for all students. • Collaborative Learning Groups • Distance Learning/Videoconferencing • On-demand Access • Create Student Portfolios • Integrate technology in all content areas
  9. 9. RRISD TECH PLAN (CONT’D) GOAL# 2 Integrate technology into teaching and learning in all curriculum areas. • Identify minimum technology standards in the classroom • Establish a standard technology package in the classroom • Create technology forum to replicate successful integration
  10. 10. RRISD TECH PLAN (CONT’D) GOAL# 3 Acquire and maintain computer workstations and other technologies. • Increase notebooks and netbooks at every campus • Increase access to peripheral technology equipment • Create Employee Purchase Program through Dell • Maintain and refresh existing equipment
  11. 11. RRISD TECH PLAN (CONT’D) GOAL# 4 Ensure the effective use of technology to promote parental involvement and increase communication with parents. • Use distance learning or digital technology to involve parents/community • Expand services available through RRISD web site • Implement a plan for teachers to create web pages • Provide community education programs
  12. 12. RRISD TECH PLAN (CONT’D) GOAL# 5 Provide ongoing professional development for teachers, principals, administrators, school library media personnel that aligns with SBEC Technology Application standards. • Provide just-in-time training • Encourage participation in statewide professional development • Encourage participation in Master Technology Teacher Program
  13. 13. RRISD TECH PLAN (CONT’D) GOAL# 6 Support the transformation of the teaching process by promoting student-centered learning within communities of inquiry. • Creation of core curriculum, student-centered multimedia projects • Develop a district-wide portal strategy for access to subscription databases • Support Project Share / Expand Moodle for professional development
  14. 14. RRISD TECH PLAN (CONT’D) GOAL# 7 Provide a sufficient budget to acquire and maintain hardware, software, and other services. • Creation of advisory committee • Budget managers will coordinate on expenditures
  15. 15. RRISD TECH PLAN (CONT’D) GOAL# 8 Maintain a telecommunications infrastructure to ensure equitable access to network resources for all campuses and the community. • Expand internet/wireless access • Upgrade LAN/WAN/Video equipment and cabling • Digitize records • Create disaster recovery plan
  16. 16. RRISD TECH PLAN (CONT’D) GOAL# 9 Utilize district technology plan to ensure technology resources to promote student achievement. • Allocate 30% of technology budget to professional development
  17. 17. SUMMARY OVERVIEW OF GOALS: Student-Centered Learning Parent/Community Involvement Professional Development Opportunities Appropriate Budgeting Continued maintenance and development in infrastructure
  18. 18. CEDAR RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” -Ghandi
  19. 19. REFERENCESChavez, J. (2011). Round Rock ISD Technology Plan: 2011-2014. Retrieved on March, 6, 2012 from: http://rrisd-its.wikispaces.com/file/view/long-range+technology+report+2011-14+final.pdfhttp://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oii/nonpublic/erate.html

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