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Assignment 2 part 4


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Assignment 2 part 4

  1. 1. E-Rate & Orangefield ISD
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>E-Rate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discount </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OISD Technology Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Needs Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation Process </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. E-Rate Overview <ul><li>The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Administered by the Universal Administrative Company (USAC) </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures affordable access to modern telecommunications & information services </li></ul>
  4. 4. E-Rate Discount <ul><li>Provided to eligible schools and libraries </li></ul><ul><li>20% - 90% off of telecommunication services </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the percentage of students eligible for the free and reduced lunch program </li></ul>
  5. 5. Eligible Services <ul><li>Basic phone service </li></ul><ul><li>Leased data circuits </li></ul><ul><li>T-1, 56K, ISDN lines </li></ul><ul><li>Dial up internet access </li></ul><ul><li>Direct internet connections </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul>
  6. 6. Technology Plan <ul><li>Integration of Technology in OISD </li></ul><ul><li>2010 – 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>All stakeholders will benefit </li></ul>
  7. 7. Goals <ul><li>Incorporate technology for administrative services </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance academic achievement of students </li></ul><ul><li>Provide staff with professional development, and opportunities to utilize technology </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain and upgrade technology </li></ul>
  8. 8. Needs Assessment <ul><li>Teacher surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Departmental meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Inventories </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Campus STaR Charts </li></ul>
  9. 9. Professional Development <ul><li>Data examination and analysis (TAP) training </li></ul><ul><li>Technology training </li></ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference Periods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer (2 – 3 days) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Budget Resources <ul><li>Local Funds </li></ul><ul><li>Vocational Funds </li></ul><ul><li>Title II, Part D Technology Fund </li></ul><ul><li>State Technology Allotment </li></ul>
  11. 11. 2012 Budget Year
  12. 12. Evaluation Process <ul><li>Technology Committee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluates timelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Texas STaR Chart results </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Campus Principals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviews lesson plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PDAS </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Summary <ul><li>OISD is eligible for E-Rate. </li></ul><ul><li>Using the technology plan, OISD will integrate technology within the next 3 years. </li></ul><ul><li>For additional information see </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-Rate Program website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools and Libraries Program – USCA website </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Resources <ul><li>E-Rate Program - Discounted Telecommunications Services -- Office of Non Public Education . (n.d.). Retrieved June 4, 2011, from erate.html </li></ul><ul><li>(2010). Orangefield ISD Technology Plan. Orangefield ISD, Technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Schools and Libraries Program - USCA . (n.d.). Retrieved June 4, 2011, from </li></ul>