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Powerpoint created by The Stephens Group for stakeholders in the Kenosha Unified School District to work on their information technology plan.

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  1. 1. KUSD Information Technology Planning Session Tammy Stephens & Joe Totoraitis
  2. 2. Three Year Information & Technology Literacy Plan
  3. 3. Planning Process
  4. 4. Next Generation Assessments <ul><li>Administrators (62) </li></ul><ul><li>Library Media Specialists (35) </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers (1,169) </li></ul><ul><li>Eighth Grade Students (1,463) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Required Action Planning Areas <ul><li>Support Systems & Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Teaching & Learning Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Information & Technology Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Proficiency </li></ul>
  6. 6. Support Systems & Leadership <ul><li>Has the educational system reengineered itself into a high-performance learning organization ? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Strengths: <ul><li>Providing professional development for administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Increased administrator awareness of digital citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Desire to create collaborative learning environments </li></ul><ul><li>Support systems </li></ul>
  8. 8. Needs: <ul><li>Administrators acting as instructional leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Building capacity within the schools </li></ul><ul><li>Increased help desk capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Safe and scalable collaborative environments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning & Content Management Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data warehouse capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Improved productivity </li></ul>
  9. 9. Effective Teaching & Learning Practices <ul><li>Are 21 st century skills being translated into practice through learning environments characterized by powerful, research-based strategies that effectively use technology? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Strengths <ul><li>Increased use of interactive classrooms technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Desire to learn how to incorporate technology into instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher content knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Alignment of Professional Development </li></ul>
  11. 11. Needs: <ul><li>Modeling of best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher leadership </li></ul><ul><li>More lessons need to be interactive </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of 21 st century skills into curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative tools </li></ul>
  12. 12. Access to Information & Technology Resources <ul><li>Do students and staff have robust access to technology- anytime, anywhere to support effective designs for teaching and learning? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Strengths: <ul><li>Improved access </li></ul><ul><li>Improved library management system </li></ul>
  14. 14. Needs: <ul><li>Updated policies </li></ul><ul><li>Increased wireless access </li></ul><ul><li>Fully staffed library media program </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum classroom standard </li></ul><ul><li>Removal of old equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Managed print </li></ul><ul><li>Filtering </li></ul><ul><li>IP telephony </li></ul><ul><li>E-Resources </li></ul>
  15. 15. Educator Proficiency <ul><li>Are educators proficient in implementing, assessing and supporting a variety of effective practices for teaching and learning? </li></ul>
  16. 16. Strengths: <ul><li>Amount of professional development provided </li></ul>
  17. 17. Needs: <ul><li>Increased teacher productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizing technology for assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Increased accessibility options for professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative tools </li></ul>
  18. 18. What will we be doing today?
  19. 19. Call to Action: <ul><li>To achieve these goals, the NETP calls for revolutionary transformation rather than evolutionary tinkering. It urges our education system at all levels to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be clear about the outcomes we seek. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborate to redesign structures and processes for effectiveness, efficiency, and flexibility. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continually monitor and measure our performance. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hold ourselves accountable for progress and results every step of the way. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Wiki for Plan <ul><li> </li></ul>
  21. 21. Contact Information The Stephens Group [email_address] (800) 408.4935