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									New Hampshire School Technology Plan                                                                        Approval Rubric

                                                     New Hampshire Department of Education
                                                   School District Technology Plan Approval Rubric 2010
                   About this rubric:
                     This document is used by this rubric as an outline and the criteria as items to be covered in your plan. Visit the NH T
                     Guide on the web at www.nheon.org/oet/tpguide. Even though the guide is somewhat outdated, it still contains many
                     are still valid. OET at the Department is making plans to update the guide during the 2010-11 year and would welcom
                     For additional information and assistance, contact Cathy Higgins at the Office of Educational Technology via phone
                     or email (chiggins@ed.state.nh.us).

                   How to submit a district tech plan:
                     Using this rubric file, complete the items marked "type here" or "#" including the district name and contact inform
                     the page numbers within the plan where specific items may be found. (Be sure to include page numbers in docume

                     Send an email with the plan and appendices as a single attached file (Word or PDF format) to: chiggins@ed.state.
                     mail a hard copy to the DOE, as this is not necessary. (If your plan is more than 100 pages in length, please snail m
                     copy and email the e-copy.) Please be sure to merge any appendices into the plan document so that all are sent as
                     (includes the Acceptable Use Policy as well).

                   The approval process:
                     Your plan will be reviewed as quickly as possible. After review, this rubric will be returned to you via email if we have
                     or specific feedback. The "acceptable" column will indicate whether criteria were met or need further revision for plan
                     acceptable as is. Y? = item could be strengthened with more details or better data, but will not hinder plan approval.
                     further revision prior to approval. If approved, the contact person will receive an approval letter via email, and the tec
                     webpage at www.nheon.org/oet/erate/TPstatus.html will indicate the date when the plan expires. NOTE: Plans are n
                     approved for 3 year time spans. Plans may occasionally be approved for only 1 year if some key elements need revi
                     allow reasonable time for such revisions.

                                           District Name type here
                               Technology Contact Person type here
                                           Contact Email type here
                                Plan posted on the web at type here

                                   Reviewer
                      Approved for e-Rate
                     Approved for Title IID

                      Reviewer Comments
                   * ER marked next to criteria indicates it is required for eRate purposes. ER required indicates elements that must be
                   approval. NCLB or NH Required indicates elements that must be present for NCLB program approval or NH law, res
                   criteria listed but not required are included here because they can greatly improve the quality of your technology plan.


                   Introduction
                   Your plan should include a cover page with the name of the SAU, district(s), email, phone, and snail mail co
                   information. Include the date of school board approval (or the anticipated date, if scheduled for an upcoming
                   meeting). The second page should include Information about the planning committee, district demographics
                   and a statement indicating the technology vision for which the plan is intended to address.
                                             Acceptable
                                 Page Number (Y, Y?, N)       Criteria
                                                              Cover page includes SAU, district name, plan years, plan date, date o
                                      #
                      NH
                    Required                                  approval, and contact information.
                                      #
                      NH
                    Required                                  Committee includes a variety of members and is well balanced.
                                                              District mission and description statements include a technology visio
                                      #
                      NH
                    Required                                  aligned to district goals.


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                   Goals
                   Your district technology plan should provide specific goal statements, aligned to challenging standards, for u
                   advanced technology to improve student academic achievement.
                                           Acceptable
                               Page Number (Y, Y?, N)     Criteria
                                                          ER - "The plan establishes clear goals and a realistic strategy for usin
                                                          telecommunications and information technology to improve education
                                    #
                   ER & NCLB
                    Required                              Goals for using technology to improve education services are clear an
                                                          specific outcomes.

                                    #                     Goals support district vision for technology and align well with goals in
                                                          Professional Development Master Plan and Local School Improveme

                                    #                     Goals broadly address NH School Approval, NH curriculum, and NH p
                                                          standards as well as NETS and Information Literacy standards.
                               Comments:


                   Action Plan: Access to Technology Resources
                   This section of the plan should describe the action steps that will address the goals of your district plan that
                   providing access to technology resources. Broad Staffing Formula: [(# high end computers)/300] + [(# low-m
                   computers)/100] = minimum # staff required
                                           Acceptable
                               Page Number (Y, Y?, N)     Criteria

                                                          ER - " The plan establishes clear goals and a realistic strategy for usi
                                                          telecommunications and information technology to improve education
                                    #                     Strategies for providing technology access for students and teachers
                   ER & NCLB
                    Required                              The plan indicates how academic achievement, including technology
                                                          students will be improved, and teacher capacity to integrate technolog
                                                          into curriculum and instruction will be improved.
                                                          ER - " The plan includes an assessment of the telecommunication se
                                                          hardware, software, and other services that will be needed to improve
                                                          services." This includes purchase, upgrade, and replacement of hard
                                    #
                   ER & NCLB                              connectivity, and how supporting resources, such as services, softwa
                    Required
                                                          electronically delivered learning materials, and print resources will be
                                                          ensure successful and effective uses of technology. The plan describ
                                                          increase accessibility to technology for students in high-poverty and h
                                                          schools.
                                                          The plan indicates that NH School Approval Standards for Ed 306.08
                                                          Resources are being addressed. This includes providing a developme
                                    #
                      NH                                  appropriate, comprehensive, current, organized, catalogued, and man
                    Required
                                                          collection of online and print materials, equipment, and instructional te
                                                          support the instructional and curriculum needs of the total school pop
                                                          also includes ready access to and instruction in the use of such resou
                                                          The plan outlines steps toward reaching district specified target ratios
                                    #                     being the ultimate) of students and teachers to technology tools appro
                                                          instructional tasks.
                                                          The plan includes sufficient technology support personnel to ensure a
                                    #                     all outlined instructional goals (staffing formula at or beyond the minim
                                                          recommendation of 0.5 FTE for every 60 FTE staff).
                                                          The plan clearly demonstrates that connectivity levels are adequate to
                                    #                     instructional needs.



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                   Action Plan: ICT Literacy
                   This section of the plan should describe the action steps that will address the goals of your district plan that
                   supporting the development of student competencies in ICT literacy (i.e., information and communication te
                   NOTE: This section was updated to reflect the revised state standards in Ed 306.42 for ICT Literacy Progra
                                           Acceptable
                               Page Number (Y, Y?, N)     Criteria

                                    #
                   ER & NCLB                              ER - "The plan has a professional development strategy to ensure th
                    Required
                                                          how to use these new technologies to improve education services."
                                                          Action plans describe steps to improve the academic achievement, in
                                    #
                     NCLB
                    Required                              literacy competency, of all students.
                                                          The plan for providing an ICT literacy program specifically addresses
                                    #
                      NH
                    Required                              Ed 306.42. Exemplary plans would address standards (a)(1) to (a)(5),
                                                          for the 8th grade competency of (b) and the high school ½ credit comp
                                                          Innovative learning strategies, such as a distance learning program, a
                                                          encouraged or are in place for students at appropriate levels and con
                                    #
                     NCLB
                    Required                              state standards of Ed 306.22. These are particularly encouraged in ar
                                                          not otherwise have access to such courses or curricula due to geogra
                                                          distances or insufficient resources.
                               Comments:


                   Action Plan: Professional Development
                   This section of the plan should describe the action steps that will address the goals of your district plan that
                   supporting professional development.
                                           Acceptable
                               Page Number (Y, Y?, N)     Criteria
                                                          ER - "The plan has a professional development strategy to ensure th
                                                          how to use these new technologies to improve education services." T
                                    #
                   ER & NCLB
                    Required                              developing ongoing, sustained technology-related professional
                                                          for teachers, principals, administrators, and school library media pers
                                                          improve instruction.
                                                          Action steps promote strategies and a timeline to work with teachers
                                    #
                     NCLB
                    Required                              technology effectively into curriculum and instruction, based on a revie
                                                          research and leading to improvements in student academic achievem
                               Comments:



                   Action Plan: Community Collaboration
                   Describe the action steps that address the goals of your district plan that relate to community collaboration.
                                           Acceptable
                               Page Number (Y, Y?, N)     Criteria
                                                          Action steps indicate how technology will be used to promote parent
                                    #
                     NCLB
                    Required                              involvement and increase communication with parents.
                                                          Action steps indicate how the district will collaborate, when applicable
                                    #
                     NCLB
                    Required                              literacy service providers.
                               Comments:



                   Data Collection & Evaluation
                   The plan should describe an evaluation process that enables the district to monitor progress toward the spe
                   and make mid-course corrections in response to new developments and opportunities as they arise. Data g
                   analysis related to Access, ICT Literacy, Professional Development, and Community Collaboration should b
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New Hampshire School Technology Plan                                                               Approval Rubric
                                           Acceptable
                               Page Number (Y, Y?, N)    Criteria

                                                         ER - "The plan includes an evaluation process that enables the schoo
                                                         progress toward the specified goals and make mid-course corrections
                                    #
                   ER & NCLB                             to new developments and opportunities as they arise." The planning
                    Required
                                                         chaired by a key staff position identified in the plan, oversees the colle
                                                         meets regularly to review data, monitors progress towards meeting th
                                                         plan, and recommends corrections as needed.
                                                         The plan includes a description of the process and accountability mea
                                    #
                     NCLB                                evaluate the extent to which activities are effective in integrating techn
                    Required
                                                         curricula and instruction, increasing the ability of teachers to teach, an
                                                         students to reach challenging state academic standards.
                                                         Data tools include the LoTi Survey (or equivalent) and NH School Bui
                                    #                    Technology Survey, as well as other tools, such as TAGLIT, ICT Lite
                                                         assessment rubrics, Community Surveys, and other tools.
                                    #                    Timelines and audiences are identified.
                               Comments:



                   Budget
                   The budget section of the plan should be organized by year and include costs attributable to each of the act
                   It should also make reference to strategies to coordinate and maximize funds from other sources.
                                           Acceptable
                               Page Number (Y, Y?, N)    Criteria

                                                         ER - "The plan provies a sufficient budget to acquire and support the
                                                         discounted [E-Rate] elements of the plan: the hardware, software, pro
                                    #
                      ER
                    Required                             development and other services that will be needed to implement the
                                                         There is a description of the type and costs of technology to be acquir
                                                         technology funds AND each budget year includes a yearly total.

                                    #                    There is a budget narrative which outlines strategies to coordinate ac
                     NCLB
                    Required                             supported by various funding sources, including federal, state, and loc
                                                         Expenses are itemized according to each year of the plan and accord
                                    #
                      NH
                    Required                             categories of Hardware, Software, Professional Development, and oth
                                                         (and any additional categories as appropriate for district expenses).
                               Comments:




                   Policies and Procedures
                   State and federal policy requirements must also be addressed within the plan. These include, for example, t
                   Internet Protection Act (CIPA), copyright use, and acceptable use policies.
                                           Acceptable
                               Page Number (Y, Y?, N)    Criteria


                                    #
                   ER & NCLB
                    Required
                                                         ER - The plan indicates the name and extent of the filtering solution t
                                                         utilized.
                                                         Student and Staff Acceptable Use Policies are included in the pla
                                    #
                      NH
                    Required                             other safety and use policies are ALSO included, such as Copyrig
                                                         Use, Data Retention, and Security Policies.




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                                                       The plan addresses these relevant NH School Approval Standards
                                                       (see http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rules/ed300.htm
                                                       Ed 306.04 (a)(4) - written policies for records retention, including elec
                                                       Ed 306.04 (a)(12) - written policies for distance education;
                                   #
                      NH                               Ed 306.04 (d)(5) - implementation of procedures to promote school sa
                    Required
                                                       of online resources;
                                                       Ed 306.04 (h) - safe storage of and access to records, including elect
                                                       Ed 306.04 (k)(3) - communicate using both print and online formats;
                                                       Ed 306.04 (k)(6) - strive to harness available community resources, in
                                                       technology, to engage each student.
                               Comments:




Office of Educational Technology, New Hampshire Department of Education, Rev June 2009                    Page 5
               New Hampshire School Technology Plan                                                     Approval Rubric

t of Education
proval Rubric 2010

 be covered in your plan. Visit the NH Tech Planning
omewhat outdated, it still contains many references that
ring the 2010-11 year and would welcome your input.
e of Educational Technology via phone (603.271.2453)




ng the district name and contact information, as well as
re to include page numbers in document footers.)

 or PDF format) to: chiggins@ed.state.nh.us. DO NOT
an 100 pages in length, please snail mail the hard
e plan document so that all are sent as one file



  be returned to you via email if we have any questions
 ere met or need further revision for plan approval. Y =
  data, but will not hinder plan approval. N = item needs
 an approval letter via email, and the tech plan status
en the plan expires. NOTE: Plans are normally
y 1 year if some key elements need revision, in order to


                        SAU # type here
                Contact Phone type here
                 School Board
                 Approval Date

                 Approval Date
                 Approved From
                  Approved Until



 uired indicates elements that must be present for ER
NCLB program approval or NH law, respectively. Other
ove the quality of your technology plan.




t(s), email, phone, and snail mail contact
d date, if scheduled for an upcoming board
ng committee, district demographics and mission,
ended to address.


 name, plan years, plan date, date of school board


 embers and is well balanced.
atements include a technology vision statement




               Office of Educational Technology, New Hampshire Department of Education, Rev June 2009           Page 6
              New Hampshire School Technology Plan                                                     Approval Rubric




 gned to challenging standards, for using




goals and a realistic strategy for using
on technology to improve education services."
rove education services are clear and detail

chnology and align well with goals in district
 Plan and Local School Improvement Plan.
  Approval, NH curriculum, and NH professional
 formation Literacy standards.




 s the goals of your district plan that relate to
 igh end computers)/300] + [(# low-mid-range




goals and a realistic strategy for using
 on technology to improve education services."
 y access for students and teachers are realistic.
 achievement, including technology literacy, of all
acher capacity to integrate technology effectively
  be improved.
sment of the telecommunication services,
vices that will be needed to improve education
, upgrade, and replacement of hardware,
esources, such as services, software, other
aterials, and print resources will be acquired to
ses of technology. The plan describes steps to
 y for students in high-poverty and high need


l Approval Standards for Ed 306.08 Instructional
This includes providing a developmentally
ent, organized, catalogued, and managed
rials, equipment, and instructional technologies to
culum needs of the total school population. This
  instruction in the use of such resources.
aching district specified target ratios (1:1 ratio
d teachers to technology tools appropriate to the

ology support personnel to ensure attainment of
ffing formula at or beyond the minimum
very 60 FTE staff).
 t connectivity levels are adequate to meet




              Office of Educational Technology, New Hampshire Department of Education, Rev June 2009           Page 7
               New Hampshire School Technology Plan                                                     Approval Rubric




 s the goals of your district plan that relate to
 , information and communication technology).
 n Ed 306.42 for ICT Literacy Programs.



  development strategy to ensure that staff knows
 s to improve education services."
prove the academic achievement, including ICT
 s.
 acy program specifically addresses key aspects of
 d address standards (a)(1) to (a)(5), and provide
 ) and the high school ½ credit completion of (c).
 h as a distance learning program, are
 dents at appropriate levels and consistent with the
 se are particularly encouraged in areas that would
h courses or curricula due to geographical
s.




 s the goals of your district plan that relate to




  development strategy to ensure that staff knows
 s to improve education services." This includes
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 um and instruction, based on a review of relevant
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 t relate to community collaboration.


 ogy will be used to promote parental
 unication with parents.
 rict will collaborate, when applicable, with adult




 to monitor progress toward the specified goals
d opportunities as they arise. Data gathering and
d Community Collaboration should be included.
               Office of Educational Technology, New Hampshire Department of Education, Rev June 2009           Page 8
              New Hampshire School Technology Plan                                                     Approval Rubric



ation process that enables the school to monitor
 ls and make mid-course corrections in response
 nities as they arise." The planning committee,
ntified in the plan, oversees the collection of data,
onitors progress towards meeting the goals of the
s as needed.
  the process and accountability measures used to
 ties are effective in integrating technology into
ng the ability of teachers to teach, and enabling
 e academic standards.
y (or equivalent) and NH School Building
her tools, such as TAGLIT, ICT Literacy
Surveys, and other tools.
tified.




 costs attributable to each of the action elements.
funds from other sources.



t budget to acquire and support the non-
he plan: the hardware, software, professional
hat will be needed to implement the strategy."
and costs of technology to be acquired with
et year includes a yearly total.
 outlines strategies to coordinate activities
 ces, including federal, state, and local sources.
 to each year of the plan and according to general
, Professional Development, and other services
appropriate for district expenses).




e plan. These include, for example, the Children's
es.



 and extent of the filtering solution that is being

 se Policies are included in the plan along with
 e ALSO included, such as Copyright and Fair
y Policies.




              Office of Educational Technology, New Hampshire Department of Education, Rev June 2009           Page 9
             New Hampshire School Technology Plan                                                     Approval Rubric

t NH School Approval Standards
state.nh.us/rules/ed300.html ):
for records retention, including electronic files;
s for distance education;
 of procedures to promote school safety in the use

d access to records, including electronic files;
sing both print and online formats;
s available community resources, including
nt.




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