Recommendation 1: Work as a Team
Effective district- and/or school-wide technology implementation requires a strong Leadership Team. Establish the roles and responsibilities of the Leadership Team.
Recommendation 2: Enhance your vision and set goals
The Leadership Team sets clear goals aligned to the school’s vision. Develop the school vision and define goals.
Recommendation 3: Gather data to drive decision making
Data-driven decision making helps the Leadership Team determine how best to use financial and human resources to strengthen teaching and learning. Make decisions based on data.
Recommendation 4: Define your technology budget
Effective budgeting considers initial costs, ongoing maintenance, professional development, replacement costs, and alternative funding strategies. Budget for success.
Recommendation 5: Plan professional learning opportunities
Ongoing professional development programs should blend face-to-face and virtual learning opportunities to meet teachers’ needs. Plan professional development.
Recommendation 6: Provide technology access and support
Teachers need to be able to access assistance when experiencing technical difficulties. Provide continuous support to teachers.