Amarillo ISD Action Plan 1
Technology Flow Chart
Assistant Director of
Executive Educational PEIMS PC Support Network
Director Technology Analyst Specialist
School Board: The school board acts as the buffer between school and the
community. The school board provides feedback to superintendents from community
members on technology implementation.
Superintendent: The superintendent will oversee the everyday operations. This
allows the superintendent to ensure the district’s movement towards the technology goals.
Assistant Superintendent: The assistant superintendent will supervise campus
administrators to ensure they are facilitating learning.
Executive Director: The executive director will oversee the day in day out duties of
campus administrators, teachers, and students, and their respective campuses.
Learning Facilitators: The learning Facilitator is in charge of curriculum
development. They provide the ensuring alignment of a school curriculum.
Principal: The campus principal will oversee the campus’ daily operations. The
campus principal will ensure the technology is effective and available for teachers and
Teachers: The subject teachers will create and present material for student learning.
Amarillo ISD Action Plan 2
The teacher will provide technology opportunities to enhance subject achievement and
Students: Students will be provided proper technology training to ensure achievement
in the 21st century.
Director of Technology: The Director of Technology will oversee the overall
performance of technology, from proper use to maintenance.
Network Specialist: The specialists will handle the technology hardware. They will
be in charge of handling the setup of networks and providing Internet to schools.
PC support Specialist: The PC support specialist will provide help in the areas of
computer programming, student records, and personnel records along with archives.
PEIMS analyst: The PEIMS analyst provides data received from the schools to the
Educational Technology Facilitator: Educational Technology Facilitator will
study and provide information on trends in technology for school application. They will
ensure and maintain proper technology licensing.
Instructional Technology Technicians/Specialist: The Specialist and
technicians will provide support on the district’s computers and networks.
Professional Development Plan
Amarillo ISD Action Plan 3
GOAL: According to last year’s data gathered from the State Technology and Readiness chart
we need to improve in Educator Preparation & Development. Our goal is to provide professional
development to improve this key area.
Objective: provide key strategies to help improve the preparedness and development of our
Strategies Description Timeline Facilitator Location Comments
Blog The purpose of August 2009 Technology Library Teachers are
these blogs Specialist encouraged to
would be to create blogs
implement for students to
online writing reflect on
for students to lessons and ask
reflect on. questions of
Smart Board The smart board January Technology Library Teachers will
will be 2009 Specialist be educated on
implemented the use of the
into classrooms. smart board in
This will the classroom.
provide teachers This will help
the digital tools the transition
needed to teach of the new
the technology technology and
native. ensure the
proper use of
the board to its
Cyber Ethics Programs such Ongoing Technology Library Teachers will
as NetSmartz Specialist learn a variety
will be of strategies
implemented to and helpful
daily learning. websites to
This will ensure ensure cyber
the safety of our ethics are
students while being taught
on the internet. on a daily
Amarillo ISD Action Plan 4
Strategies Description Facilitator Location Timeline
Classroom Walk Weekly classroom Principal/Assistant Classroom Weekly
Through walkthroughs will Principal
allow teachers and
assess the use of
technology in the
STaR Chart The data gathered Principal/Technology Technology Yearly
Analysis from the STaR Specialist classrooms
charts will help
the areas of
Web Web conferences Technology Classroom Ongoing
Conferences will allow teachers Specialist
to connect with