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Vicki Mason
28 November 2010
EDLD 5306
Cohort 17
Lamar University

Published in: Business, Economy & Finance
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W2 p4 creating_ posting_slide_presentation

  1. 1. ("Phone on ," 2006)
  2. 2. E-Rate & McKinney ISD Technology Plan
  3. 3. Agenda What is E-Rate? What does it mean to you? How does our district qualify? How do we & our students benefit? What is our district Technology Plan? Summary
  4. 4. What is E-Rate? Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund Funds for telecommunication services Internet access internal connections E-Rate Info
  5. 5. How does McKinney ISD Qualify $ Funds $ Application Process & Evaluation District Tech Plan % eligible for Natl School Lunch Pgm
  6. 6. Benefits • Less District funds spent on Internet, Telecommunications, & equipment • More spent on computers, technology products, software, professional development, and curriculum
  7. 7. MISD Technology Plan Goals Communication Business Operaions Infra- structure Intergrate Technology Academic Achievement
  8. 8. Technology Plan Cost Estimate 73% 11% 4% 7% 5% Cost 2009-2014 Academic Achievement Business Operations Technology Intergration Information Infrastructure Communications
  9. 9. Summary • McKinney ISD utilizes funds from the Universal Service Fund for internet service, telecoms, & connectivity • A Technology Plan is required to apply for USF funds • The district benefits from having a Technology Plan because goals, objectives, and strategies are defined
  10. 10. References Crowe, T. McKinney Independent School District, Technology Departmnet. (2009). Strategic technology plan 2009-2014 Retrieved from http://www.mckinneyisd.net/information/docs/MISD%20Technology%20Plan %20Final%202-26-09.doc E-rate discounts for schools and libraries. (2010, JulY 14). Retrieved from http://www.usac.org/_res/documents/sl/pdf/E-rate-Overview.pdf Phone on the range: the sweet sounds of the universal service fund. (2006). [Web]. Retrieved from http://www.ntca.org/cowboy/video_hi.html
  11. 11. Vicki Mason 28 November 2010 Cohort 17 EDLD 5306 Lamar University