A district technology plan is no longer required for:
There are new CIPA policy requirements for school districts beginning July 1, 2012. This one hour session will inform you of those requirements and provide information on how your school district can comply. While a CIPA policy has been a part of a school Tech Plan in the past, it is a requirement of any school to have a CIPA policy, whether or not you are currently required to submit a Tech Plan to the state.
The District Technology Plan is a document that guides the school districts in appropriating technology to effectively teach students, develop staff proficiencies, and maximize technology equipment usage. The Department of Education requires a Technology Plan to be on file for each educational entity that receives federal funding for telecommunications services as filed by the state (E-Rate) and as a basis for Title II, Part D funding under the Consolidated Application.
The South Dakota Department of Education has provided a standardized format to assist school districts in developing and revising their plans. It is recommended that this format be followed when compiling the District Technology Plan in order to meet E-Rate and Title II-D requirements. Each district may add other components or information to make the Tech Plan a viable document individualized for each district.
Technology plans and revision addendums can be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or can be mailed to:
South Dakota Department of Education
Office of Finance and Management
ATTN: Michelle Kronberg, 800 Governors Dr., Pierre, SD 57501
|2014-17 Tech Plan Guidelines|
|Sample - Acceptable Use Policy|
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