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Tech plansip

  1. 1. How-To Guide: Using SIP Tool for 2007-2010 District Technology Plan Point your browser to: Username: [e-mail address] Password: [as assigned by district] Click on “Login” Click on “View my applications” Step 1: Step 2:
  2. 2. Click on “School Improvement Planning Tool”. Select your district. Step 3: Step 4:
  3. 3. If you are starting your Technology Plan for the first time, click on the “Go” button next to “create a new plan” and go on to Step 6. If you have already started the plan (i.e., you created a draft for E-rate purposes), click on the “Go” button next to “continue working on a plan”, then skip to Step 8. Select the date range for the plan (e.g., 2007-2010), type in a Plan Name, select the Grade Levels (e.g., K-12), and check the box for the plan type (e.g., District-Level Technology Plan). Step 5: Step 6:
  4. 4. Click on the “Plan” tab (Tab 6). Step 8: Click on “Go” next to “To create a new plan”. Step 7:
  5. 5. Click on the “Craft Action Plan” on the left navigation menu. Step 9: Click on the “Add Technology Goals” link Step 10:
  6. 6. Click on the “Add” button to enter your first goal. Step 11: Type in the Goal Title and SMART Goal Statement, and select the appropriate “Goal Type” from the pull-down list that fits your Goal. Step 12:
  7. 7. Click on the “Contextual Data” radio button, then check the appropriate data element that matches the Goal. Step 13: Click on the “Save” button Step 14:
  8. 8. Click on the “Add” button to add more Goals, and use the “Next” button when you are done adding Goals. Step 15: Click on the “Add” button to add a Strategy for this Goal. Step 16:
  9. 9. Type in the Strategy, then add the Rationale and Evaluation Procedure (both optional). Then select the Strategy Type from the pull-down list. Step 17: Click on the “Save” button to save the Strategy, then click on the “Add” button that appears to add one or more Activities to go with the Strategy. Step 18:
  10. 10. Type in the Activity/Task, Professional Development, Evaluation, People Involved, and the Start and End Dates, then be sure to click on the “Save” button. Step 19: If you want to add one or more Resources to the Activity, click on the “Add” button which appears when you save the Activity. Step 20:
  11. 11. Type in the Description, select the Type from the pull-down menu, type in the cost (do not use a “$” sign with the number) and Funding Source, and click on the “Save” button. Step 21: Continue adding Activities and Resources, or go back a level to add more Strategies to the same Goal, using the “Back to Strategies” button. Once you are done adding Strategies, click on “Back to Strategies” one more time. Step 22:
  12. 12. When you are all done entering your Goals, Strategies, and Activities, click on the “Next” button, which should move you to the “Additional Key Elements – Part 1” page. Step 23: To go back a level to add new Strategies for a different Goal, use the “Back to Goals” button. Step 24:
  13. 13. Enter your Technology Vision Statement, check the Inventory and CIPA compliance boxes, and fill in District Technology Standards and Budget Summary, then hit the “Save” button. The “Next” button will move you on to the “Additional Key Elements – Part 2” page, where you can enter or update items as needed. Be sure to “Save” before using the “Next” button. Step 25: If you need to upload your Building Technology Plans (as Word or PDF documents) or have other documents you would like to include, use the “Upload Additional Plan Material” step to do so. Step 26:
  14. 14. If you would like to view your entire District Technology Plan or print it, click on “Create Report” on the left-navigation on any screen. Step 27: Check the box next to “District Technology Plan”, and if you want to save your plan as a Word document, check the box next to that. If not, click on the “Next” button to view and/or print your plan. Step 28:
  15. 15. When your District Technology Plan is ready for review, click on the “Plan Review” tab at the top of any screen. Step 29: Check the box next to “District Technology Plan”, and then check on the link to “Send Request Review Email”. Add any comments you want to the message that is generated, then hit “Send Message” to notify the ESD or OSPI that your plan is ready for review. Step 30: