ERIC Number: ED404994
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
School District Technology Planning Handbook. Mississippi Department of Education.
Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Educational Technology.
The purpose of this document is to give local school districts in Mississippi the information needed to complete the local technology planning process, beginning with the technology committee selection and ending with the State Board of Education's approval and the Technology Enhancement Funds disbursement. The document is divided into five sections: (1) an introduction, focusing on levels of planning and coordination of district planning with state planning; (2) the local planning guidelines on district leadership, stakeholder involvement, curriculum-based technology initiatives, professional development, and identification of funding resources; (3) the educational technology planning model and suggestions for managing the six stages of the planning process (organization of the process, preparation, assessment of current status, goal definition, development of the implementation plan, and monitoring and evaluation); (4) the planning checklist; and (5) the document checklist, or what the text of the plan should include. Appendices contain: sample tables of contents for local technology plans; sample technology planning matrix; goals; budget; frequently asked questions; statement of assurances; and approval process flow chart. (AEF)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Educational Technology.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi