The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund or “E-Rate” Kerry Reinhackel EDLD 5306
<ul><li>  AGENDA </li></ul><ul><li>E-Rate explained </li></ul><ul><li>Goose Creek CISD </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Plan O...
E-Rate Explained “E-Rate” is the more common term for The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund. E-R...
<ul><li>E-Rate Service Plans </li></ul><ul><li>There are four service plans funded by E-Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommuni...
<ul><li>Steps in the E-Rate Application Process </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing a technology plan </li></ul><ul><li>Opening th...
Goose Creek CISD Technology Plan Overview Providing technology for literacy, integration and transformative learning to pr...
Highlands Junior School in GCCISD                                                           
Current levels of implementation include: Wireless connectivity for every campus. Classrooms have projection capability. S...
Alternative School in GCCISD                                                                   
Implementation Continued: High school students enrolled in Technology courses have 1:1 laptops.  Four new campuses have do...
Ashbel Smith Elementary in GCCISD                                            
Implementation Continued: Elementary campuses have wireless mobile curriculum labs with laptops. All instructional staff h...
More Implementation Information: Staff development sessions on Wiki's, Podcasting and Blogging have been introduced.  Sess...
 
GCCISD Technology Needs Assessment Continue working toward a 1:1 student to computer ratio. Increase access to educational...
Needs Assessment Continued Replace aging teacher workstations with interactive whiteboards. Align curriculum and instructi...
SUMMARY E-Rate provides discounts to assist schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable telecommunicat...
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  1. 1. The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund or “E-Rate” Kerry Reinhackel EDLD 5306
  2. 2. <ul><li> AGENDA </li></ul><ul><li>E-Rate explained </li></ul><ul><li>Goose Creek CISD </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Plan Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation To-Date </li></ul><ul><li>Needs Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul>
  3. 3. E-Rate Explained “E-Rate” is the more common term for The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund. E-Rate provides discounts to assist schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access.
  4. 4. <ul><li>E-Rate Service Plans </li></ul><ul><li>There are four service plans funded by E-Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommunications Services </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Access </li></ul><ul><li>Internal Connections Other than Basic Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Maintenance of Internal Connections. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Steps in the E-Rate Application Process </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing a technology plan </li></ul><ul><li>Opening the competitive process </li></ul><ul><li>Seeking discounts on eligible services </li></ul><ul><li>Confirming the receipt of services </li></ul><ul><li>Invoicing for services </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.universalservice.org/_res/documents/sl/pdf/E-rate-Overview.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. universalservice .org/_ res /documents/ sl / pdf /E-rate=Overview. pdf </li></ul>
  6. 6. Goose Creek CISD Technology Plan Overview Providing technology for literacy, integration and transformative learning to prepare students to successfully live, learn and work in the Digital Age. Digital tools include: laptops, smart tablets, interactive white boards, classroom performance systems, iPods, document cameras, and more.
  7. 7. Highlands Junior School in GCCISD                                                           
  8. 8. Current levels of implementation include: Wireless connectivity for every campus. Classrooms have projection capability. Streaming video (Discovery Channel United Streaming) available for all district users. Campuses have wireless mobile curriculum labs. All secondary math teachers have classroom performance systems and laptops.
  9. 9. Alternative School in GCCISD                                                                   
  10. 10. Implementation Continued: High school students enrolled in Technology courses have 1:1 laptops. Four new campuses have document cameras in every classroom. All campuses have classroom performance systems to share.
  11. 11. Ashbel Smith Elementary in GCCISD                                            
  12. 12. Implementation Continued: Elementary campuses have wireless mobile curriculum labs with laptops. All instructional staff have received training and have access to the Information Management System.
  13. 13. More Implementation Information: Staff development sessions on Wiki's, Podcasting and Blogging have been introduced. Sessions on Digital Citizenship and validation of Internet resources have been added. All staff have access to real-time student performance data via SchoolNet.
  14. 15. GCCISD Technology Needs Assessment Continue working toward a 1:1 student to computer ratio. Increase access to educational technology for all students. Provide additional educational technology hardware and software for all campuses.
  15. 16. Needs Assessment Continued Replace aging teacher workstations with interactive whiteboards. Align curriculum and instruction staff development with technology staff development. Improve media retrieval and communications systems.
  16. 17. SUMMARY E-Rate provides discounts to assist schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access. There are four service plans funded by E-Rate. GCCISD is vigorously pursuing target goals for Technology implementation.
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