TECHNOLOGY PLANNING WORKSHEET

LIST OF ITEMS DISCUSSED/PLANNED FOR 2010-2011 SCHOOL YEAR 

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CAPITAL OUTLAY

CURRICULUM AND SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS

MAINTENANCE/

PERSONELL

All Staff 6 hours tech training prior to 10-11 school year to be developed by McNamara and Boyle

 

Calculator Workshop – one staff member

 

Ongoing teacher work time for tech topics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DVD/VCR combos for 6 classrooms

 

2 wireless access points

 

Smart Board

 

Smart Pens

 

Docking Station and big screen for 1 staff member

 

12 desktop computers for K through 6 classrooms – likely a combination of 1PC and 2 to 4 thin client workstations per classroom.

 

12 Mini notebooks for grades 7-12 use in classrooms to access network via VPN…maybe more by second semester.

 

 

1 digital video camera

 

Updated licenses as needed.

 

Upgrade to Windows 7 operating system and Office 2010 Applications package on all existing desktops and laptops

 

VPN is essential – allows virtual access to network

 

Personal Finance Software

 

Use Gen-Net and PowerSpeak for online coursework

 

Add bandwidth

 

Firefox for office computers

 

Ensure working version of Adobe

 

Ensure PolyCam is operational

 

 

Modify contract with  Frontier Computer Corp. for William Sauter’s time as Network Architect.

 

Teacher Dan Martell – one hour per day for tech support

 

Char-Em ISD tech person to provide more support for PowerSchool student recordkeeping software  and SDS financial software applications – have onsite twice per month for other tech maintenance issues. 

 

Monthly conference call between all parties plus superintendent

 

COMMUNICATIONS AND DATA

Figure out best way to use existing products (Schoolwires, PowerSchool, SharePoint) to provide up to date information and data to all constituent groups:  teachers, parents, students, board, community, press.

 Items in this plan discussed at June 24, and July 7, 2010 Tech Planning Meetings