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Appendix 1:   Technology Plan Outline

  1. Executive Summary
    1. Mission statement
    2. Plan Summary
  2. Information Technology Assessment
    1. Current inventory of equipment and services
      1. Computers
      2. Telecommunications
      3. Internet access and services
      4. Other technologies
    2. Current program status
      1. Curriculum integration
      2. Staffing and training
    3. Current budget
      1. Equipment and services
      2. Upgrades and maintenance
      3. Related infrastructure
      4. Staffing and training
    4. Needs assessment
      1. Recent developments and current status
      2. Planning process
  3. Technology Objectives and Plans
    1. Overview
      1. Overall objectives
      2. Grade-appropriate curriculum integration
      3. Basic technology architecture and infrastructure plan
    2. Equipment and service components
      1. Hardware/software
        1. Computer
        2. Telecommunications
        3. Other (e.g., satellite receivers)
      2. Services
        1. Computer and Internet access
        2. Telecommunications
        3. Other (e.g., distance learning)
      3. Infrastructure
        1. Facility construction and/or renovation
        2. Telecommunications and electrical wiring
      4. Related programs
        1. Upgrades and maintenance
        2. Security and privacy
        3. Inter-school initiatives
      5. Deployment schedule
    3. Staffing and training
      1. Technology coordination
      2. Support and maintenance
      3. Curriculum planning
      4. Staff training
      5. Other resources
  4. Plan Administration
    1. Current plan approval status
      1. Internal
      2. Independent review and approval
    2. Budgeting (optional)
      1. Equipment purchases and services schedule
      2. Annual budgeting and approvals
      3. Special bond issuance and approvals, if applicable
      4. Other funding sources
        1. Grants
        2. E-rate discounts
    3. Ongoing planning and review
      1. Plan review and revision plans
      2. Technology program monitoring and evaluation process