TICAL
The Technology Information Center for
      Administrative Leadership
 Your One Stop Resource Center for
      the B...
TICAL
   Statewide service
   Unique professional
    development
   For administrators, by
    administrators
   Sant...
TICAL’s mission

 To help K-12 administrators provide
 informed and effective leadership in the
 use of technology to impr...
What are today’s technology
questions?
TICAL is really three things
   An annual statewide leadership conference
   A statewide cadre of school leaders
   An ...
The Cadre Members
TICAL Cadre: Composition
   Regional representation
   Varied roles
       Principals
       Superintendents
       O...
TICAL Cadre: Role
   Advise on portal design and content
   Review resources
   Provide face-to-face orientation
   Se...
portical.org
TICAL’s Internet portal
The Portal’s Home Page
Portal
   Door, gate, or entrance
   Web site offering
       Organized links to pre-
        selected Internet
       ...
The Resource Database
   800+ resources                Each
   Includes                          Recommended by
     ...
Resource Categories
   Curriculum Integration
   Data-Driven Decision-
    Making
   Financial Planning
   Operations ...
Original Content
   Tools and templates
       Excel spreadsheets
   Expert opinion pieces
       Short articles
    ...
Matrix Search
Interactivity with Peer Administrators

   Interactive Polls
   Blogs by practicing
    administrators that accepts
    ...
Portal + Cadre + Conference = TICAL
   Limited set of pre-selected web resources
   Abstracts written by peers
   Origi...
Join now; it’s free!
   To…
       Receive updates and What’s New @ TICAL.
       Participate in the Forum.
       Gai...
www.portical.org
Thank you!
   www.portical.org
   jborgen@portical.org
Tical Necc Unplugged 2009
Tical Necc Unplugged 2009
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Tical Necc Unplugged 2009

  1. 1. TICAL The Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership Your One Stop Resource Center for the Busy School Leader Jason Borgen Program Coordinator, TICAL jborgen@portical.org
  2. 2. TICAL  Statewide service  Unique professional development  For administrators, by administrators  Santa Cruz COE/ California and Arkansas Dept. of Ed.  Logo hints
  3. 3. TICAL’s mission To help K-12 administrators provide informed and effective leadership in the use of technology to improve education.
  4. 4. What are today’s technology questions?
  5. 5. TICAL is really three things  An annual statewide leadership conference  A statewide cadre of school leaders  An Internet portal
  6. 6. The Cadre Members
  7. 7. TICAL Cadre: Composition  Regional representation  Varied roles  Principals  Superintendents  Other district-level administrators  Vision and passion for technology
  8. 8. TICAL Cadre: Role  Advise on portal design and content  Review resources  Provide face-to-face orientation  Serve as mentors & models of good practice  Answer questions in Forum
  9. 9. portical.org TICAL’s Internet portal
  10. 10. The Portal’s Home Page
  11. 11. Portal  Door, gate, or entrance  Web site offering  Organized links to pre- selected Internet resources  Some “original” content
  12. 12. The Resource Database  800+ resources  Each  Includes  Recommended by  Publications colleague  Models/examples  Abstract written by  People/organizations colleague  Hardware/software  Vendors
  13. 13. Resource Categories  Curriculum Integration  Data-Driven Decision- Making  Financial Planning  Operations and Maintenance  Professional Development  Technology Planning
  14. 14. Original Content  Tools and templates  Excel spreadsheets  Expert opinion pieces  Short articles  Research summaries  Narrated slideshows  Podcasts (audio and video) of best practices and success stories  Blogs by a variety educational leaders
  15. 15. Matrix Search
  16. 16. Interactivity with Peer Administrators  Interactive Polls  Blogs by practicing administrators that accepts comments  TICALevision—Video Podcasts– Accepting Comments!  TICAL Community (portical.ning.com)
  17. 17. Portal + Cadre + Conference = TICAL  Limited set of pre-selected web resources  Abstracts written by peers  Original content contributed by peers and invited experts  An easy way to communicate with colleagues
  18. 18. Join now; it’s free!  To…  Receive updates and What’s New @ TICAL.  Participate in the Forum.  Gain access to restricted features.  Simply…  Click on Members > Join  Fill in the form; click submit.
  19. 19. www.portical.org
  20. 20. Thank you!  www.portical.org  jborgen@portical.org

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