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Powerpoint created by The Stephens Group http://www.thestephensgroup.com for stakeholders in the Kenosha Unified School District to work on their information technology plan.



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    • KUSD Information Technology Planning Session Tammy Stephens & Joe Totoraitis
    • Three Year Information & Technology Literacy Plan
    • Planning Process
    • Next Generation Assessments
      • Administrators (62)
      • Library Media Specialists (35)
      • Teachers (1,169)
      • Eighth Grade Students (1,463)
    • Required Action Planning Areas
      • Support Systems & Leadership
      • Effective Teaching & Learning Practices
      • Access to Information & Technology Resources
      • Educator Proficiency
    • Support Systems & Leadership
      • Has the educational system reengineered itself into a high-performance learning organization ?
    • Strengths:
      • Providing professional development for administrators
      • Increased administrator awareness of digital citizenship
      • Desire to create collaborative learning environments
      • Support systems
    • Needs:
      • Administrators acting as instructional leaders
      • Building capacity within the schools
      • Increased help desk capabilities
      • Safe and scalable collaborative environments
        • Learning & Content Management Systems
      • Data warehouse capabilities
      • Improved productivity
    • Effective Teaching & Learning Practices
      • Are 21 st century skills being translated into practice through learning environments characterized by powerful, research-based strategies that effectively use technology?
    • Strengths
      • Increased use of interactive classrooms technologies
      • Desire to learn how to incorporate technology into instruction
      • Teacher content knowledge
      • Electronic reporting
      • Alignment of Professional Development
    • Needs:
      • Modeling of best practices
      • Teacher leadership
      • More lessons need to be interactive
      • Differentiation
      • Integration of 21 st century skills into curriculum
      • Collaborative tools
    • Access to Information & Technology Resources
      • Do students and staff have robust access to technology- anytime, anywhere to support effective designs for teaching and learning?
    • Strengths:
      • Improved access
      • Improved library management system
    • Needs:
      • Updated policies
      • Increased wireless access
      • Fully staffed library media program
      • Minimum classroom standard
      • Removal of old equipment
      • Managed print
      • Filtering
      • IP telephony
      • E-Resources
    • Educator Proficiency
      • Are educators proficient in implementing, assessing and supporting a variety of effective practices for teaching and learning?
    • Strengths:
      • Amount of professional development provided
    • Needs:
      • Increased teacher productivity
      • Utilizing technology for assessment
      • Increased accessibility options for professional development
      • Collaborative tools
    • What will we be doing today?
    • Call to Action:
      • To achieve these goals, the NETP calls for revolutionary transformation rather than evolutionary tinkering. It urges our education system at all levels to
        • Be clear about the outcomes we seek.
        • Collaborate to redesign structures and processes for effectiveness, efficiency, and flexibility.
        • Continually monitor and measure our performance.
        • Hold ourselves accountable for progress and results every step of the way.
    • Wiki for Plan
      • http://kusd-it-plan.wikispaces.com/
    • Contact Information The Stephens Group [email_address] http://tstephens@thestephensgroup.com (800) 408.4935