AGENDA• What is Texas STaR Chart• Four Key Areas• What is CCISD’S Long Range Plan for Technology?• What is E-Rate?• Teaching and Learning• Educator Preparation and Development• Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support• Infrastructure for Technology• Campus Data• Campus Data Compared to State Data• Summary• Now What?
What Is Texas STaR Chart? Acronym for School Technology and Reading Designed to help teachers, campus and districts determine their progress toward meeting technology goals Completed by teachers Developed around the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology Identifies progress of district and campus Back to Agenda
Four Key Areas Teaching and Learning Educator Preparation and Development Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support Infrastructure for Technology Back to Agenda
What is CCISD’s Long Range Plan for Technology? This plan includes the goals, objectives and strategies for all areas of technology use related to students and staff in Clear Creek Independent School District The following documents were used to frame this plan: CCISD District Instructional Improvement Plan, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Texas Long- Range Plan for Technology 2006-2020, E-Rate, and Clear Vision Plan 2010
What is E-Rate? E-Rate is a document used in formulating CCISD’s long range plan for technology. E-Rate stands for The Schools and Libraries Programs of the Universal Service Fund This program is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under the direction of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and provides discounts to assist most schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access...
Teaching and Learning The key to success for all students is the assurance that they are fully engaged in their learning and that they have opportunities that stimulate and initiate this engagement.Initiatives Implement a computer network capable of supporting outside devices Expand and market e4/Clear Access Clear Access-CCISD Virtual High School expansion into Texas Virtual Schools Network CCISD Virtualization Project Begin process of moving all curriculum documents into the learning management system with meta-data and hyperlinks to web content
Educator Preparation andDevelopment As students who are considered “Digital Natives” enter Clear Creek classrooms, it is essential that all professional educators acknowledge that the world as we know it now and the world that our students will enter as adults is drastically different.Initiatives Web Instructor Training Continued movement toward all technology professional development embedded in curriculum documents and training TSDP Plan 2.0 Ongoing Learning Staff Development Training Tech U-for new teacher training 24/7 Staff Development opportunities available on e4
Leadership, Administration andInstructional Support Implementing and sustaining school improvement and technology innovation depends on skilled and persistent leadership with the ability to share a vision and consistent expectations.Initiatives Classroom Walk-throughs Blackboard Connect Handheld Mobility Project Increased emphasis on Administrator training in the use of technology
Infrastructure of Technology In order to take advantage of new technologies in the future, CCISD will need to maintain its high-performance infrastructure.Initiatives Increase unified communications Implement a safe network for improved collaboration 24/7 anytime and anywhere Desktop Virtualization Wireless N upgrades Media Distribution Distance Learning network enhancements
Campus Data 2008-2009 2007-2008 2006-2007Teaching and Developing Tech Developing Tech Developing TechLearningEducator Developing Tech Developing Tech Developing TechPreparation andDevelopmentLeadership, Developing Tech Developing Tech Developing TechAdministrator andInstructionalSupportInfrastructure for Advanced Tech Advanced Tech Advanced TechTechnology Back to Agenda
Campus Data Compared to Back toState Data Agenda Campus State Campus State Campus State Data 08- Data 08- Data 07- Data 07- Data 06- Data 06- 09 09 08 08 07 07Teaching Developing Developing Developing Developing Developing Developingand Tech Tech Tech Tech Tech TechLearningEducator Developing Developing Developing Developing Developing DevelopingPreparation Tech Tech Tech Tech Tech TechandDevelopmentLeadership, Developing Advanced Developing Developing Developing DevelopingAdministrati Tech Tech Tech Tech Tech Techon andInstructionalSupportInfrastructur Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced Advancede for Tech Tech Tech Tech Tech TechTechnology
Summary Campus Strength -infrastructure for technology Campus Need For Improvement -teaching and learning -educator preparation and development -leadership, administration and instructional support Back to Agenda
Now What?Continue to be life long learnersMotivate students to use technologyBe creativeBe a risk taker Back to Agenda
Additional Resources Texas Long Range Plan for Technology http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/technology/EktronAttach/Fi nalCombinedLRPT2020.pdf Technology Applications/TEKS http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/ch126toc.html Texas STaR Chart http://starchart.esc12.net/