Information Technology Planning Process The Stephens Group LLC
The purpose of this and future meetings is to be ADVISORY. As technology stakeholders in the New Berlin School District, your role is to help advise the Executive Committee on strengths, areas in need of improvement and goals for the next three-year plan. What is the purpose of the work sessions?
What is the purpose of the plan? <ul><li>Supports the District Mission of Expect Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>Improved Student Achievement </li></ul><ul><li>eRate </li></ul>
How the plan is structured ? Part 1: Executive Summary, Mission/Vision , Introduction, Background Part 2: Analysis of Previous Plan Part 3: Current Status <ul><li>Part 4: Action Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Teaching & Learning Practices Action Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Proficiency Action Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Information & Learning Tools Action Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Support Systems & Leadership Action Plan </li></ul>Part 5: Budget Part 6: Monitoring & Dissemination
Educator Proficiency What professional development will educators need to effectively integrate information and technology to improve student learning?
Today, we focus on: <ul><li>Reviewing district data and research on best practices on professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Reviewing draft action plans </li></ul><ul><li>Creating action plans for professional development needed to support the initiatives in the plan </li></ul>
Using the input collected at this and future meetings, the Executive Committee will make final decisions as to what actually will be included in the document. Then, Tammy Stephens, working with Kevin Messman, will write the final document. That document will then be shared with the Executive Committee for its approval. Finally, the document will be submitted to the New Berlin School Board for its approval prior to sending it to the DPI.
To Get the Most Out of This Meeting: <ul><li>Remain open to new technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on benefits, not obstacles </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy the expertise of others </li></ul><ul><li>Stay FOCUSED to maximize our time </li></ul><ul><li>8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. </li></ul>