ERIC Number: ED360992
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Strategic Plan for Information Resources Management, FY 1993-97: Improving Education through Automation.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
In support of educational excellence and equity, the Texas Education Agency views all state public education information resources and technology as strategic assets of the education enterprise. This plan is presented in support of the goals of enhancing instruction through technology, restructuring the data processing environment for administrative purposes, and developing end-use decision support capabilities in the client community. Information resource strategies are detailed in the areas of funding, developing technology, and implementing its use. Major ongoing initiatives include: (1) decision support; (2) operational support; (3) telecommunications; and (4) technology allotment. Major new initiatives are planned in the areas of technology support for instruction and restructured operational support through technology. Training for technology users is an important aspect of the plan. Cost estimates are made for implementation through 1997. Thirteen attachments in the form of figures and charts provide supplemental information about the strategic plans. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Cost Estimates, Decision Making, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Quality, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Information Management, Public Education, Statewide Planning, Strategic Planning, Technological Advancement, Telecommunications, Training, User Needs (Information)
Publications Distribution Office, Texas Education Agency, 1701 North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701-1494 (initial free distribution to authorized institutions; additional copies $2 each).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas