It's Time to Develop a Districtwide Technology Strategic Plan
Listen and learn : Snapshot
Tuesday, December 1, 2:00–2:45 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
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The Modern Tech Team: Every Member as Tech Support, Coach, IT, Infrastructure
Dr. Jennifer Burks Lana Nguyen Ken Wall
District leaders will learn how to create a three-year technology strategic plan that includes stakeholder input in a way that is collaborative and supportive of many viewpoints. The strategic plan includes the future-ready framework that will provide interactions, collaboration and a future focus.
|Audience:||Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Curriculum/district specialists, Technology coordinators/facilitators|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Chrome browser
|ISTE Standards:||For Education Leaders:
The Future Ready Framework helps to support the development of a Districtwide Strategic Plan. The process is interactive, engaging, and collaborative and includes a variety of stakeholders including: certificated and classified staff, administrators, parents, teachers, and community/business partners. Staff met over a period of 5 months to create a comprehensive 3-year strategic plan that focuses on vision, goals, and implementation over the next few years. A Google site was created to provided transparency and community input meetings were held to ensure input was gathered from all staff or community member. If your district is looking to develop a strategic plan, this session is for you.
2. Sharing out the process for beginning a districtwide strategic plan and a transparent Google site.
3. Explaining the future-ready framework and how the seven recommended gears encompass the necessary components in an effective strategic plan.
4. The group will participate in a brief interaction of the 7 gears as well as a question/answer throughout the presentation.
5. Sample of the Poway USD Strategic Plan
Dr. Jennifer Burks is the Associate Superintendent of Technology & Innovation in the Poway School District, recently named San Diego’s Exemplary District. She has a passion for utilizing technology as a transformative tool and a willingness to disrupt outmoded thinking to develop new opportunities of learning. Dr. Burks was an integral part of opening Orange County’s first Computer Science Magnet School. She is recognized for her consistent and stellar record as an educational leader and won the Golden Bell for an innovative research-based embedded coaching model. She believes that together we can usher a new era to transform education for today’s modern learner.