Texas STaR Chart
Pleasantville Elementary School
Tiger tough, Pleasantville proud!
• What is the Texas STaR Chart?
- Key Areas
- Levels of Progress
• Pleasantville's STaR
- Pleasantville’s Progress
• What’s next?
What is the Texas STaR Chart?
• School Technology and Readiness
• A Teacher Tool for Planning and Self-Assessing.
• Aligned with the Long-Range Plan for
• Designed to help teachers, campuses, and districts
determine their progress toward meeting technology
• Teaching and Learning
• Educator Preparation and Development
• Leadership, Administration, and Instructional
• Infrastructure for Technology
LEVELS OF PROGRESS
• Early Tech (6-8)
• Developing Tech (9-14)
• Advanced Tech (15-20)
• Target Tech (21-24)
Teaching and Educator Preparation and Development
Learning Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support
Infrastructure for Technology
School Year/Key Teaching and Educator Leadership, Infrastructure for
Area Learning Preparation and Administration, Technology
Development and Instructional
2008-2009 Developing Tech Advanced Tech Advanced Tech Advanced Tech
2007-2008 Developing Tech Early Tech Developing Tech Advanced Tech
2006-2007 Developing Tech Developing Tech Developing Tech Advanced Tech
• Pleasantville is considered advanced as far as
infrastructure for technology is concerned, and
has been over the years. Though we should
continue to strive to be on target.
• Based on the most current data, the area of
Teaching and Learning is a campus weakness.
• Now that we have the technological resources
and support available at our campus, we must
begin to effectively integrate them into the
• ASSESS: Complete or review the current Texas
Teacher STaR Chart to assess your current
• REFLECT: Analyze your levels of progress for each
key area to determine strengths and weaknesses.
• SET: Set personal technology goals that align with
the state, district, and campus technology goals.
• Texas STaR Chart
• Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020
“…resisting today's digital technology will be truly
lethal to our children's education.”