SEPC Webinar: Broadband - How much is enough?


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Broadband: How much is enough?
Friday, February 8, 2013 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (ET)
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Mike Leadingham, Director, Office of Knowledge, Information & Data Services, Kentucky Department of Education
Tim Sizemore, Program Manager, Kentucky Education Network, Kentucky Department of Education
Teri Sanders, Senior Director, Education Technology, K-12 High Speed Network, California
Jose Ortega, Administrator, Education Technology Office, California Department of Education

Join SETDA on Friday, February 8 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET to hear from a panel of experts about the power of broadband access in their schools and participate in a demonstration of how to access details about state policies related to broadband, assessment and instructional materials via the State Education Policy Center (SEPC). Christine Fox, SETDA's Director of Educational Leadership and Research will facilitate a discussion during which presenters will explain each state's network organization and broadband access as well as an example of a district maximizing broadband access available to best meet the needs of technology rich learning environments.

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SEPC Webinar: Broadband - How much is enough?

  1. 1. Broadband:  How  much  is  enough?     While  we  are  wai@ng  to  begin,  please  introduce   yourself  in  the  the  chat  below.    We  will  begin   promptly  at  2:00  pm  ET.    Please  note  that  this  session   will  be  recorded.   #k12broadband   Call-­‐in  #    (309)  944-­‐9515  pin:  5829981#   *6  mute/unmute    This  event  is  hosted  by  the  State  Educa3onal  Technology  Directors  Associa3on  (SETDA).    
  2. 2. Instant  Presenter  
  3. 3. Agenda   •  Welcome  and  Introduc@ons   •  Broadband  Impera@ve  Report  Overview   •  State  Educa@on  Policy  Center  (SEPC)  Overview     •  States  Sharing   -­‐Mike  Leadingham,  Kentucky  DOE   -­‐Tim  Sizemore,  Program  Manager,  Kentucky  Educa@on   Network     -­‐Teri  Sanders,  K-­‐12  High  Speed  Network,  California   Facilitator:   Chris3ne  Fox,   -­‐Jose  Ortega,  California  DOE   SETDA,  Director  of   •  Demonstra@on  of  SEPC     Educa3onal   Leadership  and   •  Ques@on  &  Answer     Research   .  #k12broadband  
  4. 4. About  SETDA   •  Ten-year old national, non-profit member association •  Serve, support, and represent U.S. state and territorial directors (SEA leadership) for educational technology •  Forum for: –  Research and best practices –  Inter-state collaboration –  Professional development –  Public-private partnerships –  State-federal relations#k12broadband  
  5. 5. Broadband  ImperaBve   Move  to  Address  K-­‐12   Broadband  Infrastructure  Needs     Ensure  Broadband  Access  for   Students  and  Educators     Build  State  Leadership     Advocate  for  Federal  Funding  #k12broadband  
  6. 6. SEPC  Home  Page  #k12broadband  
  7. 7. SEPC  Broadband  Landing  Page  #k12broadband  
  8. 8. State  Network  Landing  Page  #k12broadband  
  9. 9. Presenters   Mike  Leadingham,   Tim  Sizemore,   Director,  Office  of   Program  Manager,   Knowledge,  Informa@on   Kentucky  Educa@on   &  Data  Services,     Network,     Kentucky  DOE   Kentucky  DOE  #k12broadband  
  10. 10. State  Networks   KEN                                                                                                                                                The            Kentucky  Educa@on  Network      
  11. 11.  KEN  Offerings  •  Creates  a  founda@on  for  State-­‐wide  Ini@a@ves  •  Connec@vity  to  District  Hub-­‐site   –  Equitable  Internet  Access  for  all  Districts  &  Schools   –  On-­‐line  Applica@ons  Access   –  Access  to  State  Standard  Cloud  Services  (e-­‐mail,  SIS,   Financial  Management,  CIITS)  •  Network,  Security  &  Firewall  Services   –  Network  Monitoring  and  Management   –  District  Firewall  Management  •  Telecommunica@on  Services  (PRI,  Long  Distance,   etc.)    
  12. 12. Why  a  State  Network?   •  Kentucky  Educa@on  Reform  Act  (KERA)   •  Equitable  Access  for  all  Districts/Schools   •  Allows  State  Standards-­‐Technical  &  Product   •  Supports  State  Contracts  /  Leverage  the  Buying   Power  of  the  State   •  Funding-­‐  State  &  Federal   •  Coopera@ve  Effort  /  100%  Par@cipa@on    
  13. 13. Next  Genera@on  •  New  Ky.  Informa@on  Highway  (KIH)  Contract   –  Reduce  Cost  of  Bandwidth  to  District  Hub     –  Increase  Bandwidth  available  Districts  &  Schools   –  Add  Interconnected  VoIP  Services   –  Reduce  Cost  of  Bandwidth  within  District  WAN  •  Increase  Use  of  On-­‐Line/Cloud  Hosted  Applica@ons   –  Online  Instruc@onal  Materials     –  Con@nuous  Instruc@onal  Improvement  Technology  System  (CIITS)   –  On-­‐line  Assessments   –  P-­‐20  Data  Warehouse   –  Bring  Your  Own  Device/Mobile  Device  Access   –  Collabora@on  (Microsok  Office  365  /  Google  Docs)  
  14. 14. Current  Kentucky  Educa@on  Network   Network  provided  via  KY   Info.  Highway  -­‐  2   contract Internet FMS VPN KDEH.323  Services Oldham Adair Pike AV SIS
  15. 15. Future  Network  
  16. 16. KEN  Advances     Online  Tes@ng  Ini@a@ves  •  A  centrally  managed  state-­‐wide  network  allows   for  firewall  rules  and  QoS  rules  to  be  set  to   priori@ze  connec@vity  to  Computer  Based  Tes@ng   (CBT)  website.  •  Expanded  bandwidth  based  on  district  ADA  size,   allows  for  higher  number  of  concurrent  test   sessions  to  be  administered.  •  Expanded  bandwidth  removes  need  for  locally   based  servers  hos@ng  tes@ng  content  
  17. 17. KEN  Advances     Online  Tes@ng  Ini@a@ves  •  Allows  for  faster  implementa@on  of  different   tes@ng  systems.  •  Reduces  network  troubleshoo@ng  between   districts  and  tes@ng  vendor  sites.  •  66-­‐70%  of  districts  are  tes@ng  end  of  course   using  on-­‐line  CBT  (Computer  Based  Tes@ng)  •  hnp://      
  18. 18. KEN  Impact  on  Classroom  Learning  •  "Digital  Blended  Learning"  •  Dual  Credit  Courses  now  offered  Leveraging   Lync  Online  (Owsley,  Lee,  Madison)  •  1:1  and  BYOD  Ini@a@ves    •  More  focus  on  providing  access  to  content   through  increased  devices  •  Cloud  Based  Offerings  •  Collabora@on  
  19. 19. KEN  Supports  1:1  &  BYOD  Ini@a@ves  
  20. 20. KEN  Enables  Instruc@onal   Improvement  “The  Con3nuous  Instruc3onal  Improvement  Technology  System  (CIITS)  will  connect  standards,  electronically  stored  instruc3onal  resources,  curriculum,  forma3ve  assessments,  instruc3on,  professional  learning  and  evalua3on  of  teachers  and  principals  in  one  place,  thereby  improving  instruc3onal  outcomes,  teacher  effec3veness  and  leadership.”  -­‐-­‐Terry  Holliday,  Ph.D.  Kentucky  Educa@on  Commissioner  on  the  vision  for  CIITS      •  School  and  District  Data-­‐Reports  and  Indicators  contains  key  facts  and  figures  about  students,   schools  and  districts.  •  Classrooms-­‐Standards  and  Instruc@onal  Materials  contains  tools  that  helps  analyzes  student   performance,  create  lesson  plans,  curriculum  and  instruc@onal  materials.  •  Assessment  Admin  helps  the  user  create  and  monitor  assessments  for  classrooms,  schools,  and   districts.  •  Educator  Development-­‐Goals,  Performance,  and  PD  is  a  holis@c  overview  of  Professional   Development,  Teacher  Effec@veness  and  PD  ac@vi@es  and  resources.  •  hnp://        
  21. 21. The  Kentucky  Educa@on  Network  •  Kentucky’s  Educa@on  Network  con@nues  to   advance  the  opportunity  for  enhanced   educa@on  available  to  all  schools  and  all  kids   in  Kentucky.                                  
  22. 22. Presenters    Jose  Ortega,   Teri  Sanders,     Administrator,   Senior  Director,   Educa@on   Educa@on   Technology  Office,   Technology,  K-­‐12   California  DOE   High  Speed   Network,  California  #k12broadband  
  23. 23. K-­‐12  High  Speed  Network  (K12HSN):   Access  for  Achievement   The  California  K-­‐12  High  Speed  Network   (K12HSN)  is  a  program  funded  by  the  California   Department  of  Educa@on.  K12HSN  provides   California’s  K-­‐12  public  schools  with:   •  Network  connec@vity,     •  Internet  services,     •  Teaching  and  learning  applica@on   coordina@on,  and   •  Videoconferencing  coordina@on  and   support.    
  24. 24. CalREN,  CENIC  and  K12HSN  CalREN:   CENIC:   K12HSN:  High-­‐Speed,  High-­‐ Designs,  Implements   Administers  K-­‐12’s  Bandwidth  statewide   and  Operates  CalREN   par@cipa@on  in  CalREN  network  serving  K-­‐12      and  Higher  Educa@on    
  25. 25. CalREN:  California  Research  and   Educa@on  Network   •  CalREN  is  a  high-­‐bandwidth,  high-­‐capacity   Internet  network  specially  designed  to   meet  the  unique  requirements  of   California’s  educa@on  and  research   communi@es.   •  The  vast  majority  of  the  states  K-­‐20   educa@onal  ins@tu@ons  are  connected  to   CalREN.    
  26. 26. Connec@ng  to  the  World!  CalREN  connects  CA  K-­‐20  to  one  another  and  the  world!  
  27. 27. Network  Connec@vity   •  As  of  February  2013,  86%   of  California  School   Districts  and  more  than   7,790  schools  are   connected  to  CalREN   through  K12HSN   •  Districts  connect  to  the   network  via  one  of  the  73   K12HSN  Node  Sites.    
  28. 28. DataLINK:  Connec@vity  Data   •  DataLINK  offers  direct  access  to   connec@vity  data  and  related   informa@on  for  California’s  K-­‐12   schools  and  districts.       •  Data  can  be  viewed  through  any   one  of  the  standard  reports.   Custom  reports  can  also  be   generated  using  the  report   generator  feature.    
  29. 29. Leveraging  the  Network   •  Funded  through  the  California   Department  of  Educa@on     •  K12HSN  provides  numerous  tools   and  services  which  are  beneficial   to  the  K-­‐12  community  
  30. 30. Brokers  of  Exper@se          Brokers  of  Exper@se  •  Access  high-­‐quality  collec@ons  of   standard-­‐matched  materials    •  Create  groups  and  communi@es  for   collabora@on  •  Share  best  prac@ces  and  find  models  of   exemplary  teaching                               
  31. 31. Videoconferencing  Support  •  K12HSN  provides  California  K-­‐12  schools  and  the  Higher  Educa@on   community  with  a  free  videoconferencing  scheduling  system.  •  Addi@onal  services,  such  as  mul@point  bridging,  recording  and  streaming   are  also  available  at  no  cost.  
  32. 32. CaliQity:  No  cost  e-­‐Learning  Platorm  Thanks  to  a  strategic  partnership  between   K12HSN  and  IQ-­‐ity,  California  schools   have  access  to  CaliQity:     •  Free  Learning  Management   System  (LMS)   •  Repository  of  free  and  fee-­‐based   courses  and  learning  objects                
  33. 33. District  Examples  District   Student   ConnecBvity-­‐Driven  IniBaBves   4  Yr.   PopulaBon   Growth  in   API  Riverside  Unified   42,532   Digital  textbook  pilots;  Bring  Your  Own  Device  (BYOD)  classrooms   37  (797   and  policies  to  support  same;    federal  Learning  On  the  Go  pilot;   from  760)   virtual  high  school  launched  in  2010;  large  one-­‐to-­‐one  deployments   to  support  instruc@on.  San  Diego  Unified   131,784   Under  an  “i21”  ini@a@ve  -­‐-­‐One  to  One  deployments  puxng  75,600   42  (808   netbooks  and  25,700  iPads  in  the  hands  of  students;  federal   from  766)   Learning  On  the  Go  pilot;  BYOD  ini@a@ve.    Los  Angeles  Unified   667,251   Relies  on  a  Virtual  Learning  Complex  coordina@ng  school  network   52  (745   moderniza@on;  safety,  communica@on  &  security;  data  center   from  693)   consolida@on;    classroom  technology  offering  students  blended   learning  op@ons,  a  Learning  Management  System,  a  wide  selec@on   of  end  user  choices  in  one-­‐to-­‐one  devices.  Desert  Sands   29,123   BYOD  ini@a@ve;  relies  on  a  total  informa@on  management  tool   39  (805  Unified   (data  warehousing)  that  aggregates  data  previously  siloed  and   from  766)   creates  reports  to  inform  instruc@on  resul@ng  in  con@nuous   student  improvement.  
  34. 34. Contact  Us   For  more  informaBon:     Phone:  (760)  312-­‐6512     E-­‐mail:   Website:  Teri  Sanders,  Imperial  County  Office  of  Educa@on  Jose  Ortega,  California  Department  of  Educa@on  
  35. 35. Q  &  A  #k12broadband  
  36. 36. Website  Demo   •  SEPC  Tour  #k12broadband  
  37. 37. Resources     •  Broadband:  How  Much  is  Enough?   •  Broadband  Impera@ve   •  SETDA  Broadband  Resources   •  SEPC  Broadband   •  assess4ed:  hnp://   •  Technology  Readiness  Guidance  #k12broadband    
  38. 38. Announcements   •  Follow  up  survey  and  webinar  feedback   •  “Opt  in”  for  more  SEPC  event  informa@on          SEPC:    InstrucBonal  Materials  –   Making  the  Transi3on  from  Print  to  Digital     April  12,  2013  at  2  pm  ET    #k12broadband