E-Rate Plan Martin Luther King, Jr. Learning Center
Martin Luther King, Jr. Learning Center
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Created by the FCC to provide schools and libraries affordable access to advanced telecommunications services.
E-Rate provides discounts ranging from 20% to 90% on Telecommunications Services, Internet Access, Internal Connections, and Basic Maintenance of Internal Connections to eligible schools and libraries.
The plan must establish clear goals and a realistic strategy for using telecommunications and information technology to improve education or library services;
The plan must have a professional development strategy to ensure that staff know how to use these new technologies to improve education or library services;
The plan must include an assessment of the telecommunication services, hardware, software, and other services that will be needed to improve education or library services;
The plan must provide a sufficient budget to acquire and support the non-discounted elements of the plan: the hardware, software, professional development and other services that will be needed to implement the strategy; and
The plan must include an evaluation process that enables the school or library to monitor progress toward the specified goals and make mid-course corrections in response to new developments and opportunities and they arise.
Campus Technology Plan Overview
Technology will be used in each classroom when appropriate.
Campus purchased Elmo’s and projectors for each grade level.
We need to purchase additional equipment for all classrooms. We are finding that students are paying closer attention when technology is utilized. This a need in order for students to develop 21st century computer skills which are needed for college and workforce.
Campus Overview Continued
Technology usage can help close the achievement gap between all sub-groups.
We will utilize Title II D Initiatives to help assist with this initiative as an additional need arises for professional development.