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E rate presentation

  1. 1. http://www.northwestern.edu/disability/wp-content/uploads/student-computer-test-300x288.jpg
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Purpose of E-Rate </li></ul><ul><li>5 Elements </li></ul><ul><li>STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Areas Assessed by STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>STaR Chart Ratings </li></ul><ul><li>MJH STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Purpose of E-Rate <ul><li>Provides discounts to US schools and libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Internet access </li></ul><ul><li>telecommunications </li></ul><ul><li>Discounts between 20% to 90% on eligible services </li></ul><ul><li>Dependent on local population’s poverty level and status as either rural or urban </li></ul>
  4. 4. 5 Elements of an E-Rate Plan <ul><li>Realistic goals and strategy for use of telecommunications </li></ul><ul><li>A professional development strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment of services, hardware, software, and other services requested </li></ul><ul><li>Current budget resources </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation process that is ongoing (Campus and Teacher STaR Charts) </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is the STaR Chart? <ul><li>S chool T echnology a nd R eadiness </li></ul><ul><li>Self-assessment tool </li></ul><ul><li>Administered at both teacher and campus level </li></ul><ul><li>Used to assess progress aligned with Texas Long Range Plan for Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2006-2020 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Four Key Areas Assessed <ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul>
  7. 7. STaR Chart Ratings <ul><li>4 Rating Levels </li></ul>Target Tech 21-24 Advanced Tech 15-20 Developing Tech 9-14 Early Tech 6-8
  8. 8. MJH Campus Star Chart
  9. 9. Where Can You See the STaR Chart? <ul><li>http://starchart.esc12.net </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “Statewide Summary Data” on the left, then choose a year to view results </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>MJH has shown the greatest growth in the area of Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>We seem to have lost a little ground in the areas of Educator Preparation and Development and Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>We have experienced no growth in Teaching and Learning </li></ul>

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