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The Impact of E Rate on Aldine ISD’s Technology Plan

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  • 1. E Rate and Aldine ISD A Partnership for the Future
  • 2. Today we will cover…
    • Aldine ISD’s Technology Plan
    • What is E Rate?
    • How is E Rate Funded?
    • The Benefits of E Rate
  • 3. Aldine ISD’s Technology Plan
    • AISD’s Technology Plan has three primary objectives:
    • 1. Demonstrate sustained growth in student achievement.
    • 2. Implement effective student management strategies to improve student behavior.
    • 3. Improve parent/community relations by creating a welcoming environment in all campuses/facilities/departments.
  • 4. Aldine ISD’s Technology Plan
    • AISD’s Technology Plan has established a technology support budget to provide for infrastructure, equipment, training, and
    • support personnel to implement new technologies and assure current technologies are integrated successfully.
    • Access the full AISD Technology Plan:
    • Click Here
  • 5. There is a program that will help AISD strive to reach our goals while staying within budget…. E RATE!
  • 6. What is E Rate?
    • E Rate is the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, which makes telecommunications and internet access more affordable.
  • 7. How is E Rate Funded?
    • Funding May be Requested under 4 categories:
    • Telecommunications services
    • Internet Access
    • Internal Connections
    • Basic Maintenance of Internal Connections
  • 8. How is E Rate Funded?
    • Discounts available depending on:
    • Poverty level
    • Urban/ rural status of population being served
    • Discounts range from 20%-90% of the cost of eligible services
  • 9. Benefits of E Rate
    • Provides opportunities for:
    • distance learning
    • online assessment
    • web-based homework
    • enriched curriculum
    • increased communication between parents, students and their educators
  • 10. Conclusion
    • E Rate will help Aldine ISD successfully integrate technology into all facets of instruction in our quest to produce the nation’s best.