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TPSD - Technology Plan

  1. 1. Technology Plan 2010-2013 Dana Boozer EDLD5306
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>2010-2013 Technology Plan serves as a platform for implementation activities that develop the technology goals. </li></ul><ul><li>TPSD Technology Plan serves as the road map for reaching the technological excellence. </li></ul><ul><li>The plan assists with the allocation of electronic resources for equitable access to a continuum of unique learning opportunities . </li></ul><ul><li>The development involves staff from the district technology department, representatives from the professional development committee, the Communication Advisory Council and members of the Core Educational Technology Planning Team. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Funding Contributors </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Plan Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Plan Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Allotment </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Category </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation Plan for Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Local – Money provided by taxes and other contributing entities </li></ul><ul><li>Federal – ARRA </li></ul><ul><li>E-Rate </li></ul><ul><li>E2T2 – Traditional & ARRA </li></ul>Funding Contributors
  5. 5. Federal - ARRA <ul><li>American Recovery and Reinvestment Act </li></ul><ul><li>President Obama signed in February 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Established to create jobs and drive economic growth </li></ul><ul><li>Awards grants, flex funding, and discretionary funds </li></ul>
  6. 6. E - Rate <ul><li>Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) </li></ul><ul><li>Under the direction of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) </li></ul><ul><li>provides discounts to assist schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access </li></ul>
  7. 7. E2T2 <ul><li>Enhancing Education Through Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Part of No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Two Types of Funding </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional - MDE Website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ARRA - Website </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Technology Plan Goals <ul><li>Teaching & Learning – Curriculum Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Proficiency – Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Environment & Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and Support </li></ul>
  9. 9. Technology Plan Strategies <ul><li>Goal: Teaching & Learning – Curriculum Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies: </li></ul><ul><li>Implement & Sustain Comprehensive </li></ul><ul><li>Students Meet Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Students Equitable Access </li></ul>
  10. 10. Technology Plan Strategies <ul><li>Goal: Educator Proficiency – Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies: </li></ul><ul><li>Support Quality Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Advance from Novice to Mentor </li></ul>
  11. 11. Technology Plan Strategies <ul><li>Goal: </li></ul><ul><li>Environment & Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies: </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade Access </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade Hardware/Software </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain and Promote Security </li></ul><ul><li>Support and Service </li></ul><ul><li>District Web Presence </li></ul>
  12. 12. Technology Plan Strategies <ul><li>Goal: </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and Support </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies: </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate and Revise Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Improve Communications </li></ul>
  13. 13. Budget Allotment
  14. 14. Budget Category <ul><li>Order of Funding from Greatest to Least: </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development – Local/Federal/E2T2 </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware – E-Rate/Local/Federal </li></ul><ul><li>Software – Local/Federal </li></ul><ul><li>Environment and Infrastructure – E-Rate/Local </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Support - Local </li></ul>
  15. 15. Evaluation Plan for Technology <ul><li>Informal, on-going evaluation of technology usage </li></ul><ul><li>Surveying faculty, staff and students annually </li></ul><ul><li>Technology teams assess/discuss successes and growth areas </li></ul><ul><li>Review and analyze curriculum alignment with technology and standardized test data </li></ul>
  16. 16. Conclusion <ul><li>Based on the TPSD Technology Plan, the main focus is Professional Development and Hardware (upgrades). These areas are vital to ensure technology is seamlessly integrated into all classes. Also, the plan supports using technology to keep parents and stakeholders informed. Funding for Technical Support is supported locally. This is also a crucial component to the Tech Plan. As emerging technologies arise, this is a component that will need to be added to stay current with changes in technology. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Resources <ul><li> html American Recovery and Reinvestment Act </li></ul><ul><li> index.html </li></ul><ul><li>E2T2 </li></ul><ul><li> E-Rate </li></ul><ul><li>TPSD Technology Plan – 2010-2013 </li></ul>