Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

District Technology Plan Presentation

643 views

Published on

This presentation is to give the audience a general overview of Shepherd ISD district technology plan and what the E-Rate fund is.

Published in: Education, Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

District Technology Plan Presentation

  1. 1. Shepherd ISD Technology Planand E-Rate<br />1<br />
  2. 2. The Goals of this presentation are to:<br />1) Brief overview of the E-Rate Fund.<br />2) Overview of Shepherd ISD <br />Technology Plan<br />2<br />
  3. 3. E-Rate<br />Enacted in 1996 with Telecommunications Act<br />Provides funding for modern communications and information services.<br />Fund can be used for schools or libraries.<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Funding For E-Rate<br />Fund is capped at 2.25 billion dollars annually<br />Funding for facility depends on two items<br /> 1) % disadvantage<br /> 2) Rural or Urban location<br />4<br />
  5. 5. SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES DISCOUNT MATRIX<br />5<br />
  6. 6. For more information on E-rate go to:<br />E-Rate Program<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Shepherd ISD Technology Plan<br />Shepherd ISD has a total of 4 campuses<br />Total number of students is about 2000<br />SISD has a technology budget of $450,000<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Existing Conditions<br />Two T1 lines leased from ESC 6<br />District file servers in place<br />Written policies in place for use of technology<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Existing Conditions cont.<br />Content filter in place<br />Distance learning available<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Existing conditions cont.<br />Computer projectors in most classrooms<br />Online grade book server in place<br />Online/server based library management server for all campuses.<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Existing Conditions cont.<br />Cafeteria management software in place<br />Textbook management server to track all textbooks<br />Special education management server in place<br />11<br />
  12. 12. 12<br />
  13. 13. Needs and Goals<br />Professional development for integration of technology into curriculum<br />Bring teachers to advanced level defined by STaR chart<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Needs and Goals cont.<br />Increase number of technology support specialist.<br />Provide teachers with programs and software to promote learning.<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Needs and Goals cont.<br />Upgrade Microsoft office program<br />Upgrade or replace all computers that are 5 years or older.<br />Change how technology work orders are managed<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Needs and Goals cont.<br />Increase number of classroom computers<br />Update websites<br />Provide technology related staff development<br />Add additional internet drops to classrooms<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Summary<br />Shepherd ISD is working towards meeting all federal and state technology regulations. This process will take some time and more resources to complete. Shepherd ISD is currently using funds from E-Rate to help accomplish these goals.<br />17<br />

×