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  1. 1. MANSFIELD’S DISTRICT TECHNOLOGY PLAN E-RATE & DP Morris Elementary. (n.d.). Retrieved July 24, 2011, from Mansfield ISD: http://www.mansfieldisd.org/schools/dmorris/morris_index.htm
  2. 2. THE SCHOOL AND LIBRARIES PROGRAM <ul><li>E-RATE </li></ul>Transforming American Technology Powered by Technology . (2010, November). Retrieved July 24, 2011, from Ed.Gov Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov/sites/default/files/netp2010.pdf  
  3. 3. AGENDA <ul><li>The School and Libraries Program (E-Rate) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who does it help? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The 5 elements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mansfield ISD’s District Technology Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources, Professional Development, ? Evaluation </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. WHAT IS IT? <ul><li>E-Rate is the commonly used name for the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Administrative Company under the Federal Communications Commission. </li></ul>
  5. 5. WHAT IS IT? <ul><li>They support connectivity- the conduit or pipeline for communications using telecommunications services and/or the internet. </li></ul>
  6. 6. WHAT IS IT? <ul><li>Funding is requested under four categories of service: telecommunications service, internet access, internal connections, and basic maintenance of internal connections. </li></ul>
  7. 7. WHAT IS IT? <ul><li>Discounts for support depend on the level of poverty and the urban/rural status of the population served and range from 20% to 90% of the costs of eligible services. </li></ul>
  8. 8. WHO DOES IT HELP? <ul><li>Eligible schools, school districts and libraries may apply individually or as part of a consortium. </li></ul><ul><li>Assists most schools and libraries in the US to obtain affordable telecommunications and internet access. </li></ul>
  9. 9. THE FIVE ELEMENTS <ul><li>clear goals and realistic strategies </li></ul><ul><li>professional development strategies </li></ul><ul><li>assessment of services </li></ul><ul><li>sufficient budget </li></ul><ul><li>an evaluation process, </li></ul>
  10. 10. MANSFIELD ISD’S <ul><li>DISTRICT TECHNOLOGY PLAN </li></ul>THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY: Communications for Everyone District Technology Plan. (2009, February 3). Retrieved July 24, 2011, from Mansfield ISD: http://www.mansfieldisd.org/departments/technology/pdf/techplan-yr12.pdf
  11. 11. DISTRICT TECHNOLOGY PLAN GOALS Goal 1: To improve the academic achievement, including technology literacy, of all students. Goal 2: To integrate technology (including software and electronically delivered learning materials) into curricula and instruction, and utilize a timeline for this integration. Goal 3: To improve the capacity of all teachers to integrate technology effectively into curriculum and instruction.
  12. 12. DISTRICT TECHNOLOGY PLAN GOALS Goal 3: To improve the capacity of all teachers to integrate technology effectively into curriculum and instruction. Goal 4: To provide training to identify and promote curricula and teaching strategies that integrate technology effectively into curriculum and instruction, based on a review of relevant research and leading to improvements in student academic achievement.
  13. 13. DISTRICT TECHNOLOGY PLAN GOALS Goal 5: To provide ongoing, sustained professional development for: teachers, principals, administrators, and school library media personnel to further the effective use of technology in the classroom and the library media center.
  14. 14. DISTRICT TECHNOLOGY PLAN GOALS Goal 6: To provide supporting resources, such as services, software, other electronically delivered learning materials, and print resources, that will be acquired to ensure successful and effective uses of technology. Goal 7: To use technology effectively to promote parental involvement and increase communication with parents.
  15. 15. DISTRICT TECHNOLOGY PLAN GOALS Goal 8: To provide access to adult literacy programs delivered by the district or in collaboration with adult literacy service providers. Goal 9: To ensure that all students and teachers have increased access to technology.
  16. 16. RESOURCES, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & EVALUATION <ul><li>Budget resources will come from district funds, state funds and grant partnership. </li></ul><ul><li>The districts instructional technology coordinator, Jan North, will be in charge of coordinating the professional development opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>A design and implementation plan will be the main ongoing evaluation process. </li></ul>
  18. 18. SUMMARY & CONCLUSION <ul><li>We need E-rate money to meet our technology goals. </li></ul><ul><li>We need to meet our technology goals to enrich the lives of the students we teach. </li></ul>