E-Rate and  the Jasper ISD Technology Plan<br />
Agenda<br />What is E-Rate?<br />E-Rate Qualifications<br />Jasper ISD Technology Plan<br />
What is E-Rate?<br />Designed to ensure that all eligible schools and libraries have affordable access to modern telecommu...
Do we qualify for E-Rate?<br />Discount level based on students eligible for participation the National School Lunch Progr...
What are the uses?<br />Basic phone service, which includes local and long distance (toll) service <br />Leased data circu...
What are the Uses? (cont.)<br />Telecommunications wiring <br />Routers <br />Switches <br />Hubs <br />Network Servers <b...
The Jasper ISD Technology Plan 2010-2013<br />
The Jasper ISD Technology Plan2010-2013<br />
Identified Needs<br />Faster network connections due to the larger amounts of graphics used in computer assisted instructi...
Identified Needs<br />Need standard for technology skill level for staff and teachers.<br />Increase technology usage in c...
Identified Needs<br />Long range plan for funding technology.<br />Increase training for support personnel.<br />Increase ...
Address the four strands of TEA Technology Applications<br />$392,400-budget<br />support the use of technology in teachin...
Educator preparation and development <br />$75,000-budget<br />support training<br />education for staff to integrate and ...
Provide efficient administrative and technical support to JISD <br />$468,000-budget<br />utilizes TrackIt for service req...
Plan for infrastructure technology needs <br />$882,000- budget <br />includes increased educational opportunities<br />ex...
Budget<br />
Current JISD Use of E-Rate<br />Telecommunications and internet access is placed at $155,000 for the next three years paid...
Summary<br />Our district is fully using E-Rate for all the needs that it can meet.<br />JISD needs to continue to search ...
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  1. 1. E-Rate and the Jasper ISD Technology Plan<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />What is E-Rate?<br />E-Rate Qualifications<br />Jasper ISD Technology Plan<br />
  3. 3. What is E-Rate?<br />Designed to ensure that all eligible schools and libraries have affordable access to modern telecommunications and information services. <br />Provides discounts of 20-90% for eligible telecommunications services, depending on economic need and location. <br />
  4. 4. Do we qualify for E-Rate?<br />Discount level based on students eligible for participation the National School Lunch Program.<br />We qualify for a 90% discount due to 76.48% of our student population being economically disadvantaged.<br />
  5. 5. What are the uses?<br />Basic phone service, which includes local and long distance (toll) service <br />Leased data circuits <br />T-1, 56K, ISDN lines <br />Dial-up Internet access <br />Direct Internet connections <br />Email <br />
  6. 6. What are the Uses? (cont.)<br />Telecommunications wiring <br />Routers <br />Switches <br />Hubs <br />Network Servers <br />Certain system operating software <br />Wireless LANs <br />Installation & basic maintenance <br />Private Branch Exchange (PBX) <br />
  7. 7. The Jasper ISD Technology Plan 2010-2013<br />
  8. 8. The Jasper ISD Technology Plan2010-2013<br />
  9. 9. Identified Needs<br />Faster network connections due to the larger amounts of graphics used in computer assisted instruction programs.<br />Newer and faster computers for students and teacher.<br />Increase number of network drops per classroom.<br />
  10. 10. Identified Needs<br />Need standard for technology skill level for staff and teachers.<br />Increase technology usage in classroom instruction.<br />Campus personnel trained for minor computer trouble shooting.<br />
  11. 11. Identified Needs<br />Long range plan for funding technology.<br />Increase training for support personnel.<br />Increase in multimedia training for teachers.<br />Increase training for administrative staff.<br />
  12. 12. Address the four strands of TEA Technology Applications<br />$392,400-budget<br />support the use of technology in teaching and <br />to use technology to support the TEKS in the curriculum. <br />
  13. 13. Educator preparation and development <br />$75,000-budget<br />support training<br />education for staff to integrate and use technology in the classroom <br />
  14. 14. Provide efficient administrative and technical support to JISD <br />$468,000-budget<br />utilizes TrackIt for service requests<br />maintain existing equipment and software <br />to provide additional funding for technology<br />to provide on-site software, instruction and technical support. <br />
  15. 15. Plan for infrastructure technology needs <br />$882,000- budget <br />includes increased educational opportunities<br />expanding the number of network connections on each campus<br />increased services to parent and the community<br />to maintain bandwidth and services to students and faculty <br />
  16. 16. Budget<br />
  17. 17. Current JISD Use of E-Rate<br />Telecommunications and internet access is placed at $155,000 for the next three years paid by the district.<br />The cost in equipment for the 2010 year is $350,000 paid by the district<br />E-Rate covers 90% of the expenses due to population.<br />
  18. 18. Summary<br />Our district is fully using E-Rate for all the needs that it can meet.<br />JISD needs to continue to search for other means of technology funds to meet other needs.<br />

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