Week 4 Assignment, Part 1: Development of an organization chart
Superintendent of Schools
Asst. Superintendent for Technology Coordinator
Curriculum Principal PEIMS Technology Network
Facilitators Analyst Facilitators Specialist
Having been named school board of the year by Region One our school board is the body
of representatives that have final authority to implement district policies that govern
entire school district. They are leaders as it pertains to the area of technology. They can
determine if adequate funding is provided for technology, and they control policies that
effect technology throughout the district.
Mr. Leonel B. Galaviz-The Superintendent is like the president of a university he runs the
entire school district. He manages the day-to-day operations making sure that all schools
are doing what they are supposed to be doing. All programs, much like the Technology
plan, is brought over to him and he signs the documents assuring that we are in
compliance with state mandates.
Assistant-Superintendent for Secondary Schools-
Dr. Rosemarie Gomez- She make recommendations to our Superintendent. She assists in
the area of curriculum and instruction and has played a huge role in incorporating a
computer based programs with hands on activities for the entire math and science
departments in our elementary, middle, and high schools.
Mr. Abraham Ramirez- He oversees the technology department and makes sure that the
district technology is up and running. He also makes recommendations to our assistant
superintendent about any professional development that will facilitate technology
integration for teaching.
Mr. Rolando Ramirez- Our principal Mr. Ramirez oversees the day-to-day
operations at the high school. He allocates responsibilities with other administrators and
makes sure that resources are available at all phases of the school. Through scheduled
professional development he ensures that all personnel are incorporating proper use of
technology in their classrooms to facilitate student learning.
They provide structure and support to all teachers with their expertise. They also bring in
presenters to deliver helpful strategies we could use in our classrooms, specially when it
comes to the area of technology.
These are the hard workers who gather and report all district data and make sure that we
are in compliance with the state.
Mr. Larry Reger- Aside from the man that does the dirty work in programming
computers and assisting teachers he oversees the use of technology at the high school
He maintains the district network, and is able to open up educational websites that are
accidentally filtered out for student use.
We work with the technology available to us in our every day lives. Teachers make sure
that their instruction is based on the TEKS especially in the areas of technology.
Instructional Technology Technicians-
They install needed programs in our computers and make sure that if technology fix
needs to get done, they get the job done.
Week 4 Assignment, Part 2: Professional Development Planning
Staff Development Agenda
To promote technology use in the classrooms and improve student achievement. In
addition teachers must learn to implement web based and hands-on activities to make
Learning Objective to Be Addressed:
Learning Objective 1: Go over AEIS report
Learning Objective 2: Increase Technology awareness
Campus: Facilitators: Location: Start Time: End-Time:
Valley View High Principal/ School 8:30 AM 3:30 PM
school Curriculum Cafeteria
Purpose Description Steps
Provide Pick up Come in to the 30 min.
breakfast for breakfast cafeteria, have
our staff and before breakfast, wait
create an beginning for beginning
Breakfast inviting statements statements.
environment. from our
Briefly discuss Use Last year’s Show 60 min.
Review Desegregated areas of AEIS results PowerPoint
data concern for and CIP to presentation
each harden the with last years
department and need for data and
be aware of the improvement charts to
areas our for each illustrate the
students are department. areas of
lacking in concerns and
knowledge so discuss
that they can specific
master it this populations of
year. students to
Soak in On Break On Break 15 min.
Technology Support Learn how to Organize Break into 60 minutes
use and grouping by groups
incorporate the departments to according to
technology brainstorm each
tools we have ideas on how department.
purchased for to incorporate
our students to these new
Week 4 Assignment, Part 3: Evaluation Planning for Action Plan
Time Description of
Schedule Activity Facilitators Participants Location Comments
3:00-3:30 Evaluation of Principals/ All Teaching staff Teacher Teachers will be asked to
pm Technology Staff PEIMS Director/ Classroom on take a web based survey
Development Department their own on their professional
Heads computer. development from their
own teacher computers
upon completion. The
web link will be provided
to them in the school
email. Teachers will be
asked to share their
experiences and how they
plan to apply the
technology in their
classroom. A blog site
will then be set up for any
teachers whom would like
to post their responses of
this staff development.
This form of evaluation must take place shortly after today’s professional development.
The process although convenient, it also provides teachers with a quick assessment to see
how many learner how to access these links and process the evaluation. This form of
evaluation lets us see if our teachers are up to the task on these technology acquisition
exercises. For us students in the Masters program we are used to these evaluations at the
completion of every class, this one will be no different. They are fast, simple and
informative; I hope at the end we have all learned something from this.