The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund OR E-Rate E-Rate Detailed Overview.pdf Ensures that schools and libraries have access to affordable telecommunications and information services.
E-Rate Application Process After determining eligibility status A school must have a Technology Plan to submit with their application. We will discuss the process of Developing a Technology Plan later.
E-Rate Application Process
E-Rate Application Process Application Review Receive Funding Decision Begin Receipt of Services Invoice USAC
Developing a Technology Plan A Technology Plan consist of six components Port Neches Groves ISD Technology Plan.pdf
Goals and Strategies Each goal has supporting strategies.
GOAL 2 Participate in professional development to acquire instructional strategies and pedagogy necessary to facilitate learner-centered curricula that integrate the use of technology tools. Professional Development Port Neches Groves Professional Development Goal has 11 supporting strategies. Provide Director of Instructional Technology Provide continuing education and/or training for instructional technology staff to learn new or emerging instructional technologies via online courses, seminars, conferences, classes, professional literature. Strategy Strategy Provide professional development opportunities necessary to advance technology skills required to foster online communication among students, teachers, administrators, parents, and community members. Strategy + 7 More STRATEGIES
Needs Assessment Port Neches Groves ISD Technology Plan has two separate set of needs.
Budget Resources Budgets for three consecutive years are reported. Each year list three Items.
Evaluation Process The Evaluation Process is a continuous cycle that must be explained in detail in a Technology Plan.
E-Rate discounts technology supplies to schools and libraries
The application process requires a Technology Plan
PNG ISD’s Technology Plan Consist of six components.
RESOURCES USAC WEB PAGE http://www.usac.org/sl/applicants/ Port Neches Groves ISD Web Page http://png.schoolfusion.us/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=43394&sessionid=cea65ef92ef4c16ce51632e6c027f5d6