Woodville ISD Technology Plan
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  • 1. -Woodville ISD-District Technology
    Dwayne Hollingsworth
    EDLD 5352 Jana Barnett IA Lamar University
  • 2. Agenda
    Introduce The Schools and Libraries program Commonly known as E-Rate
    Discuss the advantages of E-Rate
    Discuss the District Technology Plan
    Question and answer
  • 3. The Schools and Libraries program
    Commonly known as E-Rate
    Makes telecommunications and information services more affordable
    Provides a discount range from 20 to 90 percent depending on household income of local community
  • 4. E-Rate
    How does E-Rate services work?
    The school or library must develop a technology plan
    The school or library then provides notice that it seeks services
    Vendors bid to provide the desired services
    After USAC approves the school’s or library’s application, the vendor provides the eligible services to the school or library at discounted prices
  • 5. E-Rate
    Who Pays for the Schools and Libraries Program?
    Funds for this program are collected from a pool of telecommunication companies that contribute to the UFC allocations.
  • 6. E-Rate
    Are there any schools in my area that are participating in this program?
    You can visit USAC’s Web site to find Schools and Libraries funding specific to your state. Go to www.universalservice.org/sl/ and follow the prompts to "Funding Commitments."
  • 7. E-Rate
    Does the district file E-Rate?
    Yes, our district had a plan before the E-Rate form was filed.
  • 8. Technology Plan
    • Teaching and Learning
    • 9. Staff Development
    • 10. Administration and Support Services
    • 11. Infrastructure for Technology
  • Technology plan Goals
    Teaching and Learning
    Increase student responsibility for learning through the use of technology.
    Provide an enriched curriculum for technology
    Use technological resources to allow alternative teaching.
    Provide opportunities for all students to achieve proficiency in technology applications
  • 12. Technology plan Goals
    Staff Development
    Provide ongoing staff development to further the use of technology.
    Increase the opportunities for teachers to be facilitators of learning through the use of technology.
    Provide training for all teachers to reach Level 3 of the minimum competencies
  • 13. Technology plan Goals
    Administration and Support Services
    Provide technological resources for instructional management.
    Develop a consistent evaluation process.
    Provide support services to ensure hardware, software, and network infrastructures are operational and well maintained
  • 14. Technology plan Goals
    Infrastructure for Technology
    Provide technological resources that will prepare students for the 21st Century.
    Provide a ratio of one workstation per student.
    Coordinate resources to maximize benefits to students and staff.
    Provide an adequate infrastructure to support the established instructional goals and administrative applications.
  • 15. Summary
    The Technology Plan has helped to develop a strong technology program for our district
    WISD is Strongest in the Administration and Support Services.
    WISD is the weakest in Infrastructure and Technology.
  • 16. Resources