ERIC Number: EJ697303
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Publication Date: 2005-Feb
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The Administrator's Role: Strategies for Fostering Staff Development
Wizer, David R.; McPherson, Sarah J.
Learning & Leading with Technology, v32 n5 p14-17 Feb 2005
In 1999, funding from a federal technology innovation challenge grant and the state of Maryland enabled the creation of the Maryland Technology Academy (MTA). The MTA is a collaboration of Johns Hopkins University, Towson University, and the Maryland State Department of Education formed with the goal of developing a network of knowledgeable and skilled technology leaders in schools across the entire state. This article is divided into the following areas: Methods; Program Evaluation; Qualitative Results; Role of Administrators; Faculty Development; Financial Assistance; Organizational Structures; Personal Commitment; Personal Commitment; Leadership Support; and Pitfalls to Avoid. A summary and brief list of resources is also included.
Descriptors: State Programs, Educational Change, Administrator Role, Program Evaluation, Faculty Development, Leadership, Financial Support, Grants, Educational Technology, Computer Literacy
International Society for Technology in Education, 480 Charnelton Street, Eugene, OR 97401-2626. Tel: 800-336-5191 (Toll Free); Tel: 541-302-3777; e-mail: email@example.com.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Maryland