E Rate and Aldine ISD A Partnership for the Future
Today we will cover… <ul><li>Aldine ISD’s Technology Plan </li></ul><ul><li>What is E Rate? </li></ul><ul><li>How is E Rat...
Aldine ISD’s Technology Plan <ul><li>AISD’s Technology Plan  has three primary objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Demonstrat...
Aldine ISD’s Technology Plan <ul><li>AISD’s Technology Plan  has established a technology support budget to provide for in...
There is a program that will help AISD strive to reach our goals while staying within budget…. E RATE!
What is E  Rate? <ul><li>E Rate is the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, which makes telecommun...
How is E Rate Funded? <ul><li>Funding May be Requested under 4 categories: </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommunications services <...
How is E Rate Funded? <ul><li>Discounts available depending on: </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty level </li></ul><ul><li>Urban/ r...
Benefits of E Rate <ul><li>Provides opportunities for: </li></ul><ul><li>distance learning </li></ul><ul><li>online assess...
Conclusion <ul><li>E Rate will help Aldine ISD successfully integrate technology into all facets of instruction in our que...
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The Impact of E Rate on Aldine ISD’s Technology Plan

  1. 1. E Rate and Aldine ISD A Partnership for the Future
  2. 2. Today we will cover… <ul><li>Aldine ISD’s Technology Plan </li></ul><ul><li>What is E Rate? </li></ul><ul><li>How is E Rate Funded? </li></ul><ul><li>The Benefits of E Rate </li></ul>
  3. 3. Aldine ISD’s Technology Plan <ul><li>AISD’s Technology Plan has three primary objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Demonstrate sustained growth in student achievement. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Implement effective student management strategies to improve student behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Improve parent/community relations by creating a welcoming environment in all campuses/facilities/departments. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Aldine ISD’s Technology Plan <ul><li>AISD’s Technology Plan has established a technology support budget to provide for infrastructure, equipment, training, and </li></ul><ul><li>support personnel to implement new technologies and assure current technologies are integrated successfully. </li></ul><ul><li>Access the full AISD Technology Plan: </li></ul><ul><li>Click Here </li></ul>
  5. 5. There is a program that will help AISD strive to reach our goals while staying within budget…. E RATE!
  6. 6. What is E Rate? <ul><li>E Rate is the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, which makes telecommunications and internet access more affordable. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How is E Rate Funded? <ul><li>Funding May be Requested under 4 categories: </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommunications services </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Access </li></ul><ul><li>Internal Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Maintenance of Internal Connections </li></ul>
  8. 8. How is E Rate Funded? <ul><li>Discounts available depending on: </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty level </li></ul><ul><li>Urban/ rural status of population being served </li></ul><ul><li>Discounts range from 20%-90% of the cost of eligible services </li></ul>
  9. 9. Benefits of E Rate <ul><li>Provides opportunities for: </li></ul><ul><li>distance learning </li></ul><ul><li>online assessment </li></ul><ul><li>web-based homework </li></ul><ul><li>enriched curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>increased communication between parents, students and their educators </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>E Rate will help Aldine ISD successfully integrate technology into all facets of instruction in our quest to produce the nation’s best. </li></ul>

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