Kelli R. Mahan EDLD 5352 – Instructional LeadershipTechnology Action Plan<br />Organizational Chart<br />*The Role of the Campus Principal – First and foremost, the principal must be a model of the effective, ethical, and safe integration of technology at the campus level. Teachers must be supported in their efforts to implement 21st century digital tools in the classroom, and the principal is in prime position to construct and manage such a support system among his or her staff. Campus principals can help set realistic and relevant technology integration requirements and deadlines, while providing the necessary resources for teachers as they strive toward fulfilling these requirements. The principal will also be responsible for the successful development and implementation of the campus technology improvement plan, while making sure the technology plan properly aligns with both the campus and district improvement plans.<br />Goal: Technology will be implemented and used to increase the effectiveness of student learning, instructional management, staff development and administration.<br />A. Continued support will be provided in technology to enhance the educational curriculum, instructional management, staff development, and administration.<br />B. Available funds will be used to continue implementation of the technology plan.<br />C. Grants and other funding sources will be pursued to support implementation of the <br />technology plan.<br />D. The campus will work in conjunction with the district Technology Department in upgrading or replacing existing technology.<br />STRATEGY 1 – Needs Assessment and Data Review<br />ACTIVITIESPERSON(S) RESPONSIBLETIMELINERESOURCE(S)EVALUATIONTeachers participate in technology needs assessment, including both software and hardware needs.TeachersSBDMSpring 2011Technology needs assessment100% of teachers participate in technology needs assessment.Review conducted using data such as STaR charts, AEIS reports, Campus administrationSpring 2011Data reportsTeachers participate in technology professional development needs assessment.TeachersSBDMInstructional technology coachSpring 2011Professional development needs assessment100% of teachers participate in professional development needs assessment.<br />STRATEGY 2 – Technology and Student Learning<br />ACTIVITIESPERSON(S) RESPONSIBLETIMELINERESOURCESEVALUATIONEducational system will be expanded to include a technological infrastructure with state of the art hardware and software systems that will support the educational growth of students, faculty, parents, and community members.SuperintendentDirector for Instructional TechnologyInstructional Technology CoachSpring 2011 through Fall 2011District fundingPossible grant fundingUpdated or replaced software/hardwareAppropriate software and hardware will be available in all classrooms, labs, and libraries.Teachers will continue to integrate technology into classroom instruction and use technology as an alternative instructional tool utilizing activities such as:1. using instructional software programs to support instruction and student learning2. using internet access to support instruction and student learning3. direct students to websites intended to provide enrichment activities that support and extend classroom instruction4. using software programs and internet access as a means of differentiating instruction and providing personalized learning experiencesTeachersCampus administrationInstructional Technology CoachIndefinitelyClassroom hardwareClassroom softwareInternet accessTeacher lesson plans will indicate that 100% of teachers are integrating technology into instruction.Teacher lesson plans will indicate that 100% of teachers are using technology to support student learning.Libraries (media centers) will serve Technology Resource Centers, equipped with Internet-connected computers, appropriate subject and level software, research tools, and hardware such as printers, scanners, digital cameras, etc.Media specialistsTeachersCampus administrationInstructional Technology CoachDirector for Instructional TechnologyIndefinitelyBuilding spaceComputersInternet accessSoftwareHardwareDistrict and campus fundingPossible grant funding100% participation in library activities by all classes and all students.100% student participation in electronic research through the internet.100% participation by professionals for formal or informal research or learning activities as documented by library sign-in roster.<br />STRATEGY 3 – TECHNOLOGY AND INSTRUCTIONAL MANAGEMENT<br />ACTIVITIESPERSON(S) RESPONSIBLETIMELINERESOURCE(S)EVALUATIONIntroduction of new and improved software tools that will allow classroom teachers to track student performance as it relates to the required standards.TeachersCampus administrationInstructional Technology CoachDirector for Instructional TechnologyFall 2010New and improved softwareComputers compatible with new software100% of teachers will utilize new software to track student performance as it relates to the required standards.All students, including Special Population students, will take computer-generated assessment instruments and teachers will use this continuously updated student data to prescribe an equitable and individualized learning experience for each student based on individual needs and interests.TeachersFall 2010 – present New softwareComputers compatible with new softwareStudent data reportsLesson plans and support documentation will indicate that 100% of teachers are using individualized student data, generated through the use of a technological instructional management system, to differentiate and specialize instruction.<br />Professional Development<br />Purpose: To ensure that all certified staff are technology proficient and delivering relevant and engaging instruction which incorporates the use of technology in promoting 21st century learning. <br />Rationale: A technology proficiency plan will be developed for each individual certified staff member that will drive professional development opportunities, verify staff member technology proficiency, increase communication between teachers, administration, students and parents, and increase student engagement and achievement via improved technology integration.<br />Steps:<br />1. August 2010 through December 2010 – All certified staff will attend a training session with the Instructional Technology Coach in order to take an initial assessment.<br />2. August 2010 through December 2010 – Data gathered from assessments will be used to determine personal professional development needs.<br /><ul><li>80% and above = Mastery Level
70% and below = Developing Level</li></ul>3. August 2010 – December 2010 – Teachers will submit to the district Technology Department lesson plans that integrates technology and addresses the appropriate subject and grade level state standards.<br /><ul><li>Master level teachers will submit at least one lesson plan.
Developing level teachers will submit at least two lesson plans.</li></ul>4. Spring 2011 – Summer 2011 – Certified staff will take part in at least 30 hours of documented instructional technology professional development hours dependent upon personal technology professional development needs.<br />5. Spring 2011 – Summer 2011 – Director for Instructional Technology and Instructional Technology Coaches will offer personalized and flexible schedules of weekly professional development agendas in the form of one-to-one, small group, or team teaching activities.<br />Mastery:<br /><ul><li>Developing Level Teachers – Developing level teachers will have established mastery of their level and will advance to the Master Level for the next school year upon completion of: