Woodville ISD Tecnology Plan


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Woodville ISD Tecnology Plan

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