ERIC Number: ED456828
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-May
Reference Count: N/A
Local Technology Plan Benchmark Standards for the Year 2003.
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Malden.
The Benchmark Standards were established by the Massachusetts Department of Education to: bring more districts into the information age; encourage every district in the state to provide an appropriate local infrastructure for information technology; help districts set realistic goals for their Local Technology Plans (LTPs); and ensure that districts remain eligible for federal and state funding. Background information for the LTP Benchmark Standards for the Year 2003 and on the Tech Plan electronic forms is provided, followed by more information on each of the Benchmark Standards: (1) Commitment to a Clear Vision and Mission Statement; (2) Access; (3) Infrastructure for Connectivity; (4) Technical Support, Technology Curriculum Integration, and Professional Development; (5) Accurate Data Reporting; and (6) Access to the Internet Outside the School Day. Appended are the Tech Plan Electronic Forms. (AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Benchmarking, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Mission Statements, Technology Integration, Technology Planning
Massachusetts Department of Education, 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148-5023. Tel: 781-338-3000; Web site: http://www.doe.mass.edu. For full text: http://www.doe.mass.edu/edtech/broad/sixstandards.PDF.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Malden.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts