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									             School District of Neillsville
          Information and Technology Plan
                     2009-2012




______________________________________
Signature of District Administrator
Board of Education Date of Approval: June 18, 2009




Plan Contact:
Matthew Diestler, K-12 Technology Coordinator
715-743-3323 ext. 8752
mdiestler@neillsville.k12.wi.us
                School District of Neillsville Information and Technology Plan



                                Executive Summary
The Information and Technology Plan of the School District of Neillsville is the result of a
process that combines the library and technology plans into one document. This is a
recognition that a primary purpose of both programs is to provide students with the skills and
tools required to use information in a digital-age society. The primary focus of the combined
plan is to increase student achievement through the utilization of information and technology
resources in research-supported ways. The plan seeks to fulfill the district’s purpose ―...to
provide all children the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and qualities needed to
be contributing members of society.‖
The process of developing the plan involved gathering and analyzing information from a wide
range of sources to evaluate the success of the previous plan. This information was then used
as a basis for establishing goals, objectives and action plans to better address the needs of the
school community. Central to the implementation of the new plan are efforts to integrate
information and technology literacy into the curriculum. Maintaining the current level of
services provided by the library media specialist and technology coordinator is crucial to
fulfilling the goals and objectives expressed in this plan.
The plan’s goals, objectives and program information will be disseminated to the community
through district newsletters and postings on the district website.


   The Information and Technology Goals for the 2009-2012 Plan are as follows:

       Goal 1: Integrate the Information and Technology Literacy Standards (ITLS) into all
       curricular areas to increase student achievement.

       Goal 2: Improve technology skills/knowledge of the staff and apply these skills to
       their curriculums.

       Goal 3: Provide reliable and timely access to information and technology resources.

       Goal 4: Provide equal access to a wide variety of age-appropriate, current, and
       balanced information and technology resources.

There will be challenges to implementing the plan over the next three years; however, the
goals and objectives of this plan are realistic, measurable and attainable, if current funding
and staffing levels are maintained.




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Table of Contents
Executive Summary and Plan Goals ......................................................................................1
Table of Contents ...................................................................................................................2

INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................3
     Summary of Relevant Research .................................................................................4
     Mission/Vision Statements ........................................................................................11

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
    Community and District/School Demographics ........................................................12
    Technology Committee Members..............................................................................12
    Library Media Committee .........................................................................................13
    Information and Technology Planning Committee....................................................13
    Overview/Description of Planning Process ...............................................................13
    Community Resources and Adult Literacy Providers ...............................................14

CURRENT STATUS AND NEEDS ASSESSMENT
    Analysis of Progress Towards Previous Plan’s Goals ...............................................15
    Analysis of Student Proficiency.................................................................................16
    Analysis of Educator Proficiency ..............................................................................17
    Analysis of Access to Information Resources and Learning Tools ...........................17
    Analysis of Systems Support and Leadership ............................................................17
    Resources and Fixed Assets .......................................................................................18

PLAN GOALS AND OBJECTIVES.....................................................................................20

IMPLEMENTATION ACTION PLANS ..............................................................................22
     Budget Summary of Action Plans..............................................................................27

MONITORING, EVALUATION, & REVISION .................................................................28

APPENDICES (Located on CD-Rom) ..................................................................................29




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                                     Introduction
    The Neillsville Information and Technology Plan is a blueprint for the application of
library/media and technology services. This plan is designed to assist students, teachers,
administrators, parents and community members in supporting the vision and mission of the
school district.
    The district’s purpose is ―to provide all children of the School District of Neillsville the
opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and qualities needed to be contributing members
of society‖. This purpose includes beliefs that students, staff, and the community must be
partners in the education of children, and that learning is a lifelong process.
    These beliefs have led to an information and technology vision which states that the
School District of Neillsville will use information and technology services to improve student
achievement by developing a set of skills that will help students survive and thrive in the 21st
century. To accomplish this vision, the information and technology mission is to stimulate
student learning by providing access to current information and technologies by integrating
information and technology literacy across the curriculum. Recognizing the importance of
parental and community involvement in the education of all students, technology and
information literacy resources will be shared with the community.




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Summary of Relevant Research/Best Practices
Current research on academic achievement in relation to information and technology literacy
was shared via literature discussion and preparation for creating an effective information and
technology plan. The following summaries represent examples of research examined:

Bain, A., & Ross, K. (2000). School reengineering and SAT-1 performance: A case study.
       International Journal of Education Reform. 9(2).

       Integration of technology with curriculum and professional growth increases student
       achievement. Significant student achievement gains for technology integrated with
       standards were demonstrated by an eight-year longitudinal study of SAT I
       performance at New Hampshire's Brewster Academy (Bain & Ross, 1999). Students
       participating in the technology integrated school reform effort (School Design Model)
       demonstrated average increases of 94 points in combined SAT I performance over
       students who participated in the traditional independent school experience.

Becker, Henry J. Findings from the Teaching, Learning, and Computing Survey:
       Is Larry Cuban Right? Education Policy Analysis Archives. Retrieved from the World
       Wide Web on May 28, 2006. http://epaa.asu.edu/epaa/v8n51/

       Teachers who have an above-average amount of technical skill and who use
       computers for their own professional needs use computers in broader and more
       sophisticated ways with students than teachers who have limited technical skills and
       no personal investment in using computers themselves.

CEO Forum on Education and Technology. The CEO Forum school technology and
     readiness report: Key building blocks for student achievement in the 21st century.
     CEO Forum. June, 2001.

       Technology is most influential when integrated with curriculum and assessment. In a
       review of studies, the (CEO Forum, 2001) concluded that "technology can have the
       greatest impact when integrated into the curriculum to achieve clear, measurable
       educational objectives."

Coley, Richard J. Technology’s Impact: A new study shows the effectiveness – and
       limitations – of school technology. Electronic School. September 1997.

       Rudimentary uses of computers--using drill-and-practice software, for instance, to
       teach addition and subtraction--can be effective and efficient. Studies show computer-
       based instruction can individualize instruction and give instant feedback to students,
       even explaining the correct answer. The computer is infinitely patient and
       nonjudgmental, thus motivating students to continue. Students usually learn more in
       less time when they receive computer-based instruction.

       Students in technology-rich environments experience positive effects on achievement
       in all major subject areas, preschool through higher education, for both regular and


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       special-needs students. The use of technology as a learning tool can make a
       measurable difference in student achievement, attitudes, and interactions with teachers
       and other students.
       Numerous studies have demonstrated that technology is particularly valuable in
       improving student writing. The ease with which students can edit their written work
       on word processors makes them more willing to do so, which in turn improves the
       quality of their writing. Studies have shown that students are also better at critiquing
       and editing written work that is exchanged over a computer network with students
       they know. And student writing that is shared with other students over a network tends
       to be of higher quality than writing produced for in-class use only.
       As schools have added computers, they've reported improvements in their attendance
       and dropout rates. They've also reported students are more challenged, more engaged,
       and more independent. Encouraged to experiment and explore the new frontiers of
       knowledge through the use of technology, students have assumed more responsibility
       for their assignments and produced higher-quality work.

David, Jane L. ―Project-Based Learning.‖ Educational Leadership. February 2008: 80 – 82.
       EBSCOhost. 18 November 2008 <http://search.ebscohost.com>.
       Project-based learning is a teaching strategy using real life problems to motivate students
       to apply new knowledge to a current problem. The basic idea is to allow students to
       investigate a problem/phenomenon in their lives and develop a solution. Students are to
       work collaboratively, track their progress throughout the project, and challenge
       themselves to think more deeply about their project.

       Almost all projects incorporate technology on a basic level for research, but many also
       utilize more advanced technology to de3velop simulations, collaborate with experts in
       various global settings, and especially in the final presentation of the group’s solution.

       The author cites pros and cons for project-based learning, but allows that ―teachers can
       use the key ideas underlying project-based learning in some measure in any classroom.‖
Hiebert, E.H. & Raphael, T.E. (1998). Early literacy instruction. Center for Applied Research
       in Educational Technology. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on May 28, 2006.
       http://caret.iste.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=evidence&answerID=64
       Reading comprehension can be improved with programs that utilize content matched
       to the students' spoken vocabulary. Electronic trade books and other types of software
       programs for early reading are useful when they incorporate audio clips associated
       with words on the screen, speech to text, and oral feedback. The e-learning resources
       may help readers understand connections between their prior knowledge of oral
       language and written language skills.
Honey, Margaret, McMillan Culp, Katherine, and Spielvogel, Robert. Critical Issue: Using
      Technology to Improve Student Achievement. North Central Regional Educational
      Laboratory. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on May 28, 2006.
      http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/methods/technlgy/te800.htm#profdev



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        Increased use of technology in the school requires a robust technical infrastructure and
        adequate technical support. If teachers are working with a technology infrastructure
        that realistically cannot support the work they are trying to do, they will become
        frustrated. School districts have a responsibility to create not only nominal access to
        computers and electronic networks but access that is robust enough to support the
        kinds of use that can make a real difference in the classroom.

Honey, Margaret, McMillan Culp, Katherine, and Spielvogel, Robert. Critical Issue: Using
      Technology to Improve Student Achievement. North Central Regional Educational
      Laboratory. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on May 28, 2006.
      http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/methods/technlgy/te800.htm#profdev

        The primary reason teachers do not use technology in their classrooms is a lack of
        experience with the technology (Wenglinsky, 1998; Rosen & Weil, 1995).
        Wenglinsky (cited in Archer, 1998) found that teachers who had received professional
        development with computers during the last five years were more likely to use
        computers in effective ways than those who had not participated in such training.

        Ongoing professional development is necessary to help teachers learn not only how to
        use new technology but also how to provide meaningful instruction and activities
        using technology in the classroom (Ringstaff & Kelley, 2002). "Teachers must be
        offered training in using computers," notes Sulla (1999), "but their training must go
        beyond that to the instructional strategies needed to infuse technological skills into the
        learning process."

        "At its best, technology can facilitate deep exploration and integration of information,
        high-level thinking, and profound engagement by allowing students to design,
        explore, experiment, access information, and model complex phenomena," note
        Goldman, Cole, and Syer (1999). These new circumstances and opportunities—not
        the technology on its own—can have a direct and meaningful impact on student
        achievement.

Jones-Kavalier, Barbara. ―Connecting the digital dots: literacy of the 21st century.‖
       Teacher Librarian. February 2008: 13 – 16. EBSCOhost. 18 November 2008
       <http://ebschohost.com>.
       Our classrooms are full of students who think differently and have ―natural‖ technology
       skills and are usually taught by linear-thinking, low-tech teachers.
       Their research shows that a common challenge in including more technology in schools
       is the training the entire staff. Technology use is usually found within pockets of staff that
       use their own time and motivation to learn and master technology.
       Their research also shows that change can only happen when the school creates a ―. . .
       vision combined with practical, recognizable goals and incentives that encourage people‖
       to take on the technology challenge.‖




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Lance, Keith Curry, Proof of the Power: Recent Research on the Impact of School Library
       Media Programs on the Academic Achievement of U.S. Public School Students. ERIC
       Digest. ED456861. 2001.

       Higher average reading scores for schools were associated with, among other things,
           more computers, both in the library media center and throughout the school,
              that provide access to information resources (e.g., licensed databases, the
              Internet); and
           spending more library media staff time integrating the teaching of information
              literacy into the school's curriculum and approach to addressing academic
              standards.

Lau Whelan, Debra. Libraries Boost Student Learning. School Library Journal. July, 2003.

       Researcher Keith Lance is out to prove his point once again: library media centers
       improve student learning. Often cited for his two Colorado studies, Lance's latest
       focus is on New Mexico, where he and fellow researchers Marcia Rodney and
       Christine Hamilton-Pennell found that no matter how poor a school library program,
       "incremental improvements in staffing, collections, and funding will yield incremental
       increases in reading scores," says Lance.

Mann, Dale, Shakeshaft, Charol, Becker, Jonathan, and Kottkamp, Robert. Achievement
      Gains from a Statewide Comprehensive Instructional Technology Program. 1990.

       We found that 42 percent of the variation in math scores and 12 percent of the
       variation in English scores could be explained by the addition of technology in the
       school. Everything points to the same conclusion--that increased technology supports,
       facilitates, and encourages student achievement. The gains reach across schools and
       districts with different education policies and sociodemographic backgrounds.

       The success of technology is strongly related to the teachers' enthusiasm, initiative,
       and sense of improvement. Our surveys showed most teachers associated computer-
       related technology with school reform and their own professional growth.

Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy. ―Networking Teachers Coaxing Colleagues To Use
      Technology.‖ Education Week. 10 September 2008: 10 – 11. EBSCOhost. 18 November
      2008 <http://ebschohost.com>.
      Discusses learning strategies from others so that using technology in the classroom is
      not so overwhelming
      Communication between teachers through the use of internet
      Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is a company that offers professional development
      for teachers all over the world
      Through DEN, teachers are able to interact with each other by using blogs, webinars,
      meetings, workshops, etc.
      Not only can teachers discuss plans and use of technology to use in the classroom, but
      they can receive demonstrations of new software
      DEN is easy for teachers all over the world to communicate with each other


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       Discovery Education provides support to districts that buy its products
       Memberships are free to teachers, but resources are available to those who spend $1,500
       - $2,000 a year
       Training programs are provided in order to help teachers feel more comfortable with
       including technology into a lesson
       Goal is to help teachers plan a lesson around a curricular goal and not around
       technology

Means, B., & Olson, K. (1997). Technology and education reform. Office of Educational
      Research and Improvement, Contract No. RP91-172010. Washington, DC: U.S.
      Department of Education. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on May 28, 2006.
      http://caret.iste.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=evidence&answerID=21

       Technology is most effectively integrated into instruction when educators and
       education decision makers support the development of instructional lessons and units
       that use technology to extend and reinforce core curricula.

       Teachers need time to design, experiment with, and receive feedback regarding the
       strengths and weaknesses of challenging, complex lessons involving technology
       (Means & Olson, 1997). They also need time to observe each other trying out new
       kinds of activities and making interesting uses of technology. Some innovative
       scheduling and staffing options to provide time for teachers to develop instructional
       lessons and units that effectively integrate technology need to be implemented.

Means, Barbara, and Olson, Kerry. Technology and Education Reform: Technical Research
      Report - August 1995. U.S. Department of Education–Office of Educational Research
      and Improvement.

       Teachers for the classes and activities observed at the case study sites were nearly
       unanimous also in reporting that students were able to handle more complex
       assignments and engage in higher-order thinking skills because of the supports and
       capabilities provided by technology.

       Another student outcome that many teachers attributed to technology use was the
       production of higher-quality products.

       Other frequently cited benefits of technology-based activities included enhanced
       creativity, the development of design skills, and improved thoughtfulness about the
       needs and interests of a potential audience.

       Some teachers also report improved behavior in areas such as attendance and time on
       task. A number of the technology-using classrooms we studied reported having fewer
       behavioral problems than other classes and more students who were willing and able
       to stick with a task for long periods of time. In part, this effect seems related to
       motivation and the degree of absorption that typifies technology-based tasks.

Reeves, Thomas C. The Impact of Media and Technology in Schools. February, 1998.


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       Computers as tutors have positive effects on learning as measured by standardized
       achievement tests, are more motivating for students, are accepted by more teachers
       than other technologies, and are widely supported by administrators, parents,
       politicians, and the public in general. Students are able to complete a given set of
       educational objectives in less time with CBI (computer-based instruction) than needed
       in more traditional approaches.

The George Lucas Educational Foundation. Project-Based Learning Research. Edutopia
      Online. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on May 28, 2006.
      http://www.edutopia.org/php/article.php?id=Art_887

       The extent of curriculum integration depends on how well teachers understand the
       power of the technologies and how to use them within a pedagogical framework.

       Yet another researcher advised a broad look at "impact," noting that student
       achievement can be measured in broader terms than test scores. Other indicators of
       impact might include attendance rates, completion/dropout rates, numbers of students
       completing advanced courses, time-on-task, and student motivation or engagement.

Wenglinsky, Harold. Does It Compute? Educational Testing Service. 1998.

       When computers are used to perform certain tasks, namely applying higher order
       concepts, and when teachers are proficient enough in computer use to direct students
       toward productive uses more generally, computers do seem to be associated with
       significant gains in mathematics achievement as well as an improved social
       environment in the school.

Wetzel, K. (2001) Reaching students with emotional disabilities: A partnership that works,
       part 1. Learning & Leading with Technology. Center for Applied Research in
       Educational Technology. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on May 28, 2006.
       http://caret.iste.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=evidence&answerID=36

       Supportive workshops conducted over extended time periods throughout the school
       year enable teachers to acquire new technology skills and to learn how students can
       use technology to meet curriculum content objectives.

       One teacher's experiences with seventh graders who have emotional disabilities
       illustrates the effectiveness of the extended professional development activities. Over
       the course of a year, her students:
          became more collaborative,
          learned to deal with frustration,
          helped other students with technology, and
          raised their self-esteem.


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White, Noel, Ringstaff, Cathy, and Kelly, Loretta. Getting the Most from Technology in
       Schools. WestEd. 2002.

       In IBM’s Reinventing Education program, students’ reading skills improved through
       using technology. Walt Disney Elementary School in Burbank, California, used
       technology to improve standardized test scores, but first organized its curriculum and
       teachers for the effective integration of technology (Reksten, 2000).

       The use of technology in classrooms initially strengthened the teachers’ delivery of
       text-based curriculum through lecturing, recitation, and seat work. This approach was
       gradually replaced by more dynamic learning experiences for students, such as
       collaborative, project-based interdisciplinary learning.

       Moreover, using technology within the curricular framework can enhance skills that
       will be valued in the workplace, such as locating and accessing information,
       organizing and displaying data, and creating persuasive arguments (Sandholtz et al.,
       1997; ―Critical Issue,‖ 1999). Computer-based technology can play a significant role
       in contributing to positive, productive learning experiences for all students.




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Information and Technology Vision and Mission
School District of Neillsville                  Information and Technology Plan
Vision                                          Vision
The purpose of the School District of           Through the inclusion of technology as a
Neillsville is to provide all children the      component of a well-balanced K-12 program,
opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills,   the School District of Neillsville will provide
and qualities needed to be contributing         students with the opportunity to develop
members of society.                             lifelong learning skills.
                                                By using technology as a tool, teachers,
                                                administrators, and support staff will become
Mission
                                                more efficient and effective in facilitating and
The School District of Neillsville will         managing the learning environment.
provide an educational experience in which
students acquire the skills to succeed in the   Mission
21st century through resourceful management     The School District of Neillsville will
and quality instructional programs while        incorporate technology as a natural part of
maintaining fiscal responsibility.              education through an integrated,
                                                comprehensive framework to govern
                                                acquisition, application and evaluation of
                                                technological resources. The use of
                                                technology will be curriculum driven and
                                                should be equitably integrated into the total
                                                school environment.




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Background Information
Community/School District Demographics
    The School District of Neillsville is a small, rural district serving approximately 1,050
students in a PreK-12 system. It includes the city of Neillsville, a community of 2,700 people,
and all or part of 11 townships located in North-Central Wisconsin.
    Neillsville is the Clark County seat with a majority of employment coming from
manufacturing, government institutions, healthcare and agriculture. Neillsville is located
within 50 miles of the larger cities of Eau Claire and Marshfield.
    All students attend school within one building: PreK-5 in elementary, grades 6-8 in
middle school, and grades 9-12 in the high school. There is also a Lutheran school located in
the city of Neillsville. The School District of Neillsville employs approximately 130 people,
including 74 teachers, 53 support staff and 3 administrators.


Technology Committee Members
Matthew Diestler - PreK-12 Technology Coordinator

Brent Dickinsen - High School Media Specialist (HS Leader)
Jim Worachek - High/Middle School English
Randi Stanley – High School Science
Sue Oberbeck - High School Business Education
John Vornholt - High School Social Studies
Jody Volkman-High School Science

Tim Rueth - Middle School Principal (MS Leader)
Karen Gilbert - Middle School Social Sciences
Kathy Gehrke - Middle School English
Jeanne Reed – Middle School Math
Steve Meurett – Elementary/High School Art

Don Abel -Grade 4 (EM Leader)
Monika Luebke -Grade 5
Duane King – Grade 3
LeAnn Henchen – Grade 2
JoAnn Hauge -Grade 1
Diane Diestler – Grade 2
Ellen Rickard -5 year-old Kindergarten

All staff members are welcome to join/attend technology committee meetings.

Building level meetings are held monthly and are facilitated by the building level leader.
Minutes of the meetings are sent to the entire technology committee. The entire committee
meets quarterly and special meetings can be called. Meetings are facilitated by the



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Technology Coordinator.

Library Media Committee Membership

Brent Dickinsen, K-12 Library Media Specialist/AV Director
Pam Stitt, High School Library Media Center Aide
Melissa Strangfeld, Elementary/Middle School Library Media Center Aide/AV Aide
Tim Rueth, Middle School Principal
Matt Diestler, K-12 Technology Coordinator

Information and Technology Planning Committee Members
The technology plan committee consists of the following members: Matthew Diestler, Brent
Dickinsen, Jeanne Reed, and Deanna Heiman (School Board Member). This group is mostly
responsible for developing this technology plan. They have met several times throughout the
2008-09 school year. Two members attended the 2008 Cray Academy summer workshop,
―Creating Technology Plans that Meet your District Needs‖ in Altoona, WI. CESA #10 and
DPI professionals have been instrumental in the development of this plan.

Stakeholders

The primary stakeholders include the students, staff, parents and community of the School
District of Neillsville. Other important stakeholders include educational and business
communities with whom the district has established partnerships. Chippewa Valley Technical
College, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, CESA #10, CWETN distance learning network,
all serve as resources to the School District of Neillsville. Community support and
understanding of the goals of technology use are critical. Support for technology use from
teachers and administrators, from parents and the community, and from other business
partners can create a climate that encourages innovation and sustained use.

Reporting the plan’s progress to stakeholders involves a variety of methods and media
formats. Updates will be provided three times a year in The Communicator, the district
newsletter that is mailed to all Neillsville parents’ homes, and on our school’s website which
is located at www.neillsville.k12.wi.us/. The Technology Coordinator will present updates to
the school board at least twice a year. In addition, individual building administrators and
teachers will update parents through their building newsletters and open houses.

Overview/Description of the Information and Technology Planning Process
The technology committee was established in the fall of 1987 to develop and implement a
long-range plan to fulfill the district’s technology needs. The technology committee is
composed of teaching staff and administrators.

The School District of Neillsville recognizes the important role that the library media
program plays in helping to realize the technology vision. The LMC staff has been involved
in the development of previous technology plans and continues to play an integral role in the
use of technology and information to increase student achievement.


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The technology and library media committees meet on a regular basis to address information
and technology issues and provide leadership for district information and technology
planning. The technology committee annually reviews and updates the District Technology
Plan. One of the goals of the committee is to monitor, evaluate, and revise the current plan to
reflect current research/best practices and needs assessments.

This plan focuses on the successful and effective integration of information and technology
literacy across the curriculum to enhance educator proficiency and improve student
achievement. To accomplish this ongoing goal, the technology committee continues to review
research and best practices in order to produce our three-year Information and Technology
Plan. Planning materials produced and presented by the Wisconsin Department of Public
Instruction aided the planning committee in producing a viable plan which supports effective
teaching and learning.

This document represents the combined Information and Technology Plan developed by these
committees during the 2008-09 school year. The district staff participated in the on-line
technology assessment provided by CESA 10 using Moodle called School Technology Needs
Assessment (STNA). Results of this survey were used to develop a staff development plan
and can be found in Appendix . The library media and technology committees reviewed the
existing plan, researched supporting data using journal articles, test scores and survey results
to establish a combined Information and Technology Plan.

A district web page provides access to updated district and building information. Technology
staff members manage the web page.

Members of the committee were delegated responsibilities for sections of the plan, including
research reviews, data compilation, and document formatting. Library/media and technology
personnel attended informational workshops sponsored by CESA #10, which were presented
by the DPI, on information and technology planning. The draft was submitted to the
technology committee in early May 2009 for consideration and revision. The finished plan
was presented to the school board on June 18, 2009, for their approval. The Technology
Coordinator will report to the technology committee and CIAA, a committee that oversees the
educational direction of the district.


Community Resources and Adult Literacy Providers
    The school district recognizes the importance of community participation in teaching and
learning. The district has developed a partnership with the city of Neillsville, Neillsville
Public Library and local community organizations to promote the sharing of resources and
information. In cooperation with these partners, the district has offered and continues to
organize various programs that encourage adults in the community to learn and use
information and technology. Parents and children have shared learning experiences through
opportunities provided by the district. Students continue to use district information and
technology resources to access online learning opportunities.



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                         Needs Assessment/Current Status

  Analysis and assessment of progress towards previous plan’s goals
  The current Neillsville Technology Plan was certified in June of 2006. Since then, we have
  accomplished many of the identified objectives. Below is a summary of the objectives that
  were accomplished and not accomplished, as well as objectives that are still in process and/or
  ongoing and will remain part of the new plan.



Goal 1: The district will continue to integrate the ITLS into all curricular areas to raise
student achievement scores.

Objective A. All students will be               Mapping and benchmarking not completed.
information and technology literate by the      Grades 6-8 completed. Not done in grades
end of 8th grade.                               1-5 yet.
                                                Some skills implemented at 7th grade
                                                reading/keyboarding. Teachers have
                                                implemented skills into various units.

                                                Not completed
                                                In process
Objective B. All WKCE math and reading          2007 WKCE scores indicate an increase
scores will show growth in grades 3-6.          over 2005 scores, most are above state
                                                average.
                                                Purchased full version of Accelerated
                                                Reader
                                                Complete
Goal 2: Continue to improve technology skills/knowledge of the staff and apply these
skills to their curriculums.

Objective A. Provide timely, meaningful         Staff uses conference and professional days
in-service opportunities that model             to attend workshops.
information literacy skills and higher level    Limited in-service time a barrier.
thinking skills to increase the use of best
practices.                                      Not completed, ongoing

Goal 3: Provide reliable and timely access to information and technology resources.

Objective A. The district will provide          Updated network infrastructure and
reliable, up-to-date equipment and network      hardware and software as needed.
for all staff and students.                     Replaced all network switches.



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Objective B. The school district will          Updated network band width up to 20.0
continue to provide information and            mb/sec.
resources for students, staff, community,      Website is updated daily and use has
and others inside and outside of the school    increased by all stakeholders.
building.
                                               Communication to parents using
                                               phonemaster, phone and email used
                                               regularly.

                                               Complete and on-going

    Goal 4: Provide equal access to a wide variety of age-appropriate current, balanced
                         information and technology resources.
Objective A. Students and staff will have      Online databases are evaluated. Library
access to a broad range of current, balanced   webpage is in process of being updated.
resources in a variety of formats to support   Collection is continually weeded and added
curricular needs.                              to.

                                               Ongoing
Objective B. Provide non-traditional           Continue to offer online learning options.
instruction and curriculum to students with
unique needs.                                  Complete and on-going




  Analysis of student proficiency

  Students in grades 3-8 and 10 were above the state average for proficient and advanced in
  most areas of the 2008 WKCE. The weakest areas of performance identified on the WKCE
  were:
      Grade 4—Reading, Math, and Social Studies
      Grade 5—Reading and Math
      Grade 7—Math
      Grade 8—Language Arts
      Grade 10—Reading
  Goal #1 of this plan will address the use of technology to increase student achievement in
  these areas.




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Analysis of Educator Proficiency

Introduction to the STNA

    In order to determine the current status and future needs of the Information and
Technology program within the School District of Neillsville, district staff completed a
School Technology Needs Assessment provided by CESA 10. Results indicate that staff
members would like more assistance in developing research-based projects that integrate
technology and higher-order thinking skills.


Analysis of Access to Information Resources and Learning Tools
Efforts are ongoing to provide more teaching of integrated standards by the teachers, library
media specialist, and technology coordinator.
Students with disabilities have access to assistive or modified technology as needed to
provide appropriate instruction. The School District of Neillsville is also a consortium
member with CESA #10 special education which includes consultation for assistive
technology needs. Student IEP’s are used to guide the purchase of assistive technology.


Analysis of Support Systems and Leadership
In a review of our current staffing and district program leadership, the following information
was discovered:
The school library media center in our district is staffed by one full-time certified library
media specialist along with two paraprofessionals. The district has one full-time technology
coordinator.
The ongoing role of the district technology coordinator and library media specialist is to
provide leadership, support, training, and collaboration with teachers, leading to the
integration of ITL standards. Both continuously seek ongoing education through various
avenues such as WEMTA, Brainstorm, CESA #10, and university courses. Administrators
foster an environment that is supportive of teachers integrating information and technology
literacy to improve student achievement. Staff members are encouraged to use professional
leave days to attend curriculum related workshops which often involve the use of technology.




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Resources and Fixed Assets
Learning Tools
The School District of Neillsville offers students the opportunity to use both Macintosh and
Windows operating systems. Offering students a choice of computer systems provides a
broader computing experience. While budgets have been tight, the district has been able to
maintain and enhance the quality of the technology infrastructure by purchasing network
switches as needed for expansion. The district currently has approximately 450 networked
computers, which has provided far greater access for students and staff. The technology
coordinator, along with outside partners, provides the maintenance and repair of equipment.
The district currently employs outside resources that keeps a current inventory of the
technology assets for the district. Computer equipment is recycled as needed and removed
from the inventory.
Each teacher in the district has an up-to-date computer in their classroom with Internet,
Intranet and e-mail access. Hardware purchases are ongoing and are reviewed and approved
by the technology committee. Total cost of ownership is being addressed by minimizing the
wide variety of models and types of equipment that the district purchases. By limiting the
number of different models of equipment purchased, maintenance costs and tech support
requirements should be reduced. All technology purchases are approved and inventoried by
the technology coordinator. The school district has approximately 400 networked computers
available for student use. Each year new computers are purchased to replace old equipment.
Although the computer-to-student ratio of 1:1 would greatly increase access to learning
resources in an anytime, anyplace learning situation, the school district’s financial situation
will not allow that ratio to be realized. The current computer-to-student ratio of 1:2 is a ratio
that the district can maintain. The district’s replacement schedule is approximately 5-6 years.
The elementary school has one computer lab that is Windows-based. The middle school has
one fixed lab and one mobile lab that are Windows-based. The high school has three fixed
Windows-based labs and one 30-station wireless PC lab. One Macintosh-based lab is shared
by all three schools and housed in the middle school.


Instructional Resources
Students have access to a large variety of software titles. Acquisition of software is primarily
accomplished through building curriculum committees and individual teachers with input
from the technology coordinator and the library media specialists. Software titles are kept in
an inventory by the technology coordinator and the library media specialist.

   Personal Productivity Software
   Microsoft Office Professional 2003, Openoffice 3.0

   Library Media/Research Software
   Follett Software
   SIRS
   Worldbook Online


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   Badgerlink
   Encyclopedia Brittanica
   eLibrary
   Opposing Viewpoints
   Newsbank
   Annals of American History
   Bridges
   New Career Reports

    Library Media Inventories

   60,000-65,000 volumes (books, periodicals, AV) to support curriculum and to provide for
   recreational reading in the library media centers
   Computers/Printers for research
   Scanners
   Digital cameras (still and video)
   Photocopiers
   Multimedia/digital projectors
   Document cameras
   Laminators
   VHS, CD and DVD players

Telecommunications and Technology Infrastructure
The district is connected to the Internet via a Charter Communications 20.0 mps data circuit.
This circuit was established in December, 2008. All staff and students are provided with file
server space and all staff provided a Groupwise email account. Groupwise accounts are
provided to students on a need-only basis. Each classroom is equipped with a phone; and a
voice-mail box is provided for staff. The School District of Neillsville has a network
comprised of 8-strand multi-mode fiber and Cat 5 wiring with at least four data and two voice
drops in every classroom. Internet access is provided to all classrooms and labs.
The school district provides access to student information through a secure website. Parents
can access student attendance, grades, and discipline information from the district’s website.
Students in grades 3-12 can access their current grades via STI’s web-based HomePlus.
Other information that is available on the website includes school and sports calendars, staff
email addresses, lunch calendars, teacher websites, and links to educational resources. The
school website is updated as necessary by a paid webmaster.
E-Rate (Telecommunications Act of 1996)

The School District of Neillsville currently applies for and utilizes e-rate discounts and
reimbursements for telecommunications service including, but not exclusively, for basic
phone service, long distance service, cellular phone service, and Internet access.




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Plan Goals and Objectives
Student Proficiency

Goal 1: Integrate the ITLS into all curricular areas to increase student achievement.

Need: Reviewing the 2008 WKCE scores indicates that we are below the state average
in several areas including: Math grades 4, 5, and 7; Reading grades 4, 5; Social Studies
grade 4; and Language Arts grades 8 and 10.

Objective A: All students will be information and technology literate by the end of 8th
grade.

Objective B: Improve test scores in the Math, Language Arts, Reading, and Social Studies
as shown necessary on the WKCE test results.

Educator Proficiency

Goal 2: Improve technology skills/knowledge of the staff and apply these skills to their
curriculums.

Need: School technology needs assessment survey indicates that staff members would
like more assistance in developing research-based projects that integrate technology and
higher-order thinking skills.

Objective A: Teachers will collaborate to integrate the ITLS into the core curriculum.

Support Systems and Leadership

Goal 3: Provide reliable and timely access to information and technology resources.

Need Statement: Dated phone equipment needs to be replaced with an IP-based system.
Use of the schools network and the Internet continues to increase.

Objective A: Provide a stable and robust technology infrastructure.

Objective B: The school district will continue to provide information and resources for
students, staff, community, and others inside and outside of the school building.

Access to Information Resources and Learning Tools

Goal 4: Provide equal access to a wide variety of age-appropriate, current, balanced
information and technology resources.




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Need Statement: Follett Titlewise collection mapping indicates areas of dated materials
and low numbers in specific areas. Online database reports indicate minimal usage of
resources.

Objective A: Students and staff will have access to a broad range of current, balanced
resources in a variety of formats to support curricular needs.

Objective B: Provide non-traditional instruction and curriculum to students with unique
needs.




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                                   Action and Implementation Plans
                  Reviewing the 2008 WKCE scores indicates that we are below the state average
Need
Statement
                  in several areas including: Math grades 4, 5, and 7; Reading grades 4, 5; Social
                  Studies grade 4; and Language Arts grades 8 and 10.
Goal #1           Integrate the ITLS into all curricular areas to increase student achievement.

                       A.        All students will be information and technology literate by the end of
                                 8th grade.
Objective(s)
                       B.        Improve test scores in the Math, Language Arts, Reading, and Social
                                 Studies as shown necessary on the WKCE test results.
                                                                                        Budget:
                                                 Person /Team         Timeline                               Success
          Activities or Resources                                                     Expenditure
                                                  Responsible       Start -Finish                           Indicators
                                                                                       & Source
(A) Evaluate the ITLS matrix and find gaps       Technology         First semester   No new funding      Gaps indicated on
                                                 Coordinator,       2009             needed              the alignment
                                                 Technology                                              worksheet
                                                 Committee
(A) Collaborate with departments or grade        Technology         Second           No new funding      Meetings held and
levels to develop units that will address the    Coordinator,       semester 2009-   needed              list of units
standards not being met.                         Technology         2010                                 developed
                                                 Committee                                               Units implemented
                                                 Grade level
                                                 teachers
(A) Require a 12-week computer literacy          Class Instructor   First Semester   District Funds      Course scheduled
course for students in grade 7.                                     2009             $8000               for all 7th grade
                                                                                     (instructor cost)   students

(A) Evaluate assessment tools that can be        Teaching staff     2009-10 school   No new funding      Selection of
used to measure 8th grade technology literacy.                      year                                 Assessment Tool


(B) Research ways and identify best              Technology         First semester   None needed         Document
practices that will improve student test         Committee          2009, In-                            showing research
scores.                                                             service Days                         on the increasing
                                                                                                         student
                                                                                                         achievement
                                                                                                         through the use of
                                                                                                         technology
(B) Evaluate software and online resources       Math and           Second           None needed         Selection of
that would assist in improving student           Reading            semester,                            software
learning.                                        committees         2009-2010,
                                                                    Release time
(B) Purchase software that will improve          Technology         Summer 2010      Software            Software
learning in the Language Arts, Reading and       Coordinator,                        District Funds      purchased and
Social Studies areas.                            District                            $5000               used. Test scores
                                                 Superintendent                                          improved
(B) Utilize the technology components in the     Math Teachers      First semester   None needed         WKCE test scores
new math textbook series.                        Technology         2009, Ongoing                        improved
                                                 Coordinator




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Relevant Policies to Review that may
have impact on Goals, Objectives,                 Curriculum Revision Policies
and/or Activities




                  Technology needs assessment survey indicates that staff realizes the need to
Need
Statement
                  expand their use of technology and would like more assistance in developing
                  research-based projects that integrate technology and higher-order thinking skills.


Goal #2           Improve technology skills/knowledge of the staff and apply these skills to their
                  curriculums.

Objective(s)           A. Teachers will collaborate to integrate the ITLS into the core curriculum.


                                                                     Timeline         Budget:
                                                  Person /Team                                            Success
          Activities or Resources                                    Start ---      Expenditure
                                                   Responsible                                           Indicators
                                                                      Finish         & Source
(A) The technology team and in-service            Technology       Ongoing         No new funding     Documentation of
committee will collaborate to design a staff      Committee                        needed             topics, dates and
development plan that will provide training                                                           participation
on engaged learning through the appropriate
integration of technology into the content
area curriculum (e.g. video production,
virtual field trips, digital photography, web
page design and authentic project based units
using emerging technology).

(A) The District will provide training to staff   Technology       Ongoing         In-service time    Documentation
on the use of various electronic resources to     committee,                                          of dates and
deliver instruction (e.g. Moodle, web quests,                                                         attendance
podcasting, interactive white boards).            LMS
                                                                                                      records

(A) Staff will use technology to participate      Technology       Starting Fall   Free Moodle        Evidence of
in online discussion groups for collaborating     Coordinator,     2009 and                           collaborative
and designing instruction (e.g. Moodle,           LMS              ongoing                            activities
email, sharing network files).
                                                  Current Moodle
                                                  users

(A) Upgrade presentation equipment in             Technology       Ongoing as      $10,000 per year   Inventory records
classrooms and labs (e.g. interactive white       Coordinator,     budget allows   Disrict Funds
boards, video projection, document cameras)       Administration                   ARRA

(A) Upgrade computers as needed to                Technology       Ongoing as      $40,000 per year   Inventory records
facilitate use of updated and new software        Coordinator,     budget allows   District Funds
                                                  Administration




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(A) Increase the number of computers in        Technology       Ongoing as      Move older         Inventory records
classrooms.                                    Coordinator,     budget allows   units to rooms
                                               Administration



Relevant Policies to Review that may
have impact on Goals, Objectives,              None
and/or Activities




                 Dated phone equipment needs to be replaced with an IP-based system. Use of the
Need
Statement        schools network and the Internet continues to increase.

Goal #3          Provide reliable and timely access to information and technology resources.
                 (A) Provide a stable and robust technology infrastructure.

Objective(s)
                 (B) The school district will continue to provide information and resources for
                 students, staff, community, and others inside and outside of the school building.



                                                                  Timeline         Budget:
                                               Person /Team                                            Success
          Activities or Resources                                 Start ---      Expenditure
                                                Responsible                                           Indicators
                                                                   Finish         & Source
(A) Assess the technology infrastructure and   Technology       Annually        No new funds       Resources
network use.                                   Coordinator                                         available


(A) Upgrade network bandwidth as needed.       Technology       As needed       District Funds     Faster Internet and
(Increase to 30 mb in year 2)                  Coordinator,                                        Intranet Access
                                                                                Erate
                                               District
                                               Administrator                    $3600

(A) Provide adequate servers, networking       Technology       Ongoing         $10,000            Evidence of
and hardware to maintain access to             Coordinator                      annually           technology
information and data (e.g. Charter                                              District Funds     provided
connection).
(A) The district will provide appropriate      Administration   As needed       $60,000            Resources
technology support staff to maintain                                            annually           available as needed
hardware and software
                                                                                Technology
                                                                                Coordinator 1.0
                                                                                FTE
(A) Purchase new voice over ip telephone       Technology       Summer 2009     E-Rate, District   Updated phones in
system                                         Coordinator                      Funds              labs and
                                                                                $35,000            classrooms




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(B) Upgrade STI student management system         Technology         Ongoing       District Funds     Evidence of
and Skyward financial management system           Coordinator                                         technology
as needed District will train staff, as needed,                                    $5,000 annually
                                                  CESA #10                                            provided
on use of new administrative software and
hardware

(B) Maintain and improve the school               Webmaster          Ongoing       No new funding     Use of website
website.                                                                           needed


(B) Implement online food service                 Food Services      Ongoing       $1,000             Evidence of
management system                                 Coordinator                                         technology
                                                                                   $500 annually
                                                  CESA #10                                            provided

(B) Use the Phonemaster system to contact         Technology         Ongoing       District Funds     Log of calls made
parents about attendance, lunch account,          Coordinator,
announcements, and other school                                                    $300 annually
                                                  Paraprofessional
information.
(B) Promote parent/teacher communication          Staff and          Ongoing       E-Rate, District   Parent-Teacher
via email and phone                               Administration                   Funds              Conference Log
                                                                                                      Sheet




Relevant Policies to Review that may
have impact on Goals, Objectives,                 None
and/or Activities




                 Follett Titlewise collection mapping indicates areas of dated materials and low
Need
Statement
                 numbers in specific areas. Online database reports indicate minimal usage of
                 resources.
                 Provide equal access to a wide variety of age-appropriate, current, balanced
Goal #4          information and technology resources.

                 Objective A: Students and staff will have access to a broad range of current,
                 balanced resources in a variety of formats to support curricular needs.
Objective(s)     Objective B: Provide non-traditional instruction and curriculum to students with
                 unique needs.



                                                                       Timeline       Budget:
                                                  Person /Team                                            Success
          Activities or Resources                                      Start ---    Expenditure
                                                   Responsible                                           Indicators
                                                                        Finish       & Source




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(A) Implement and maintain web-based            Library Media     Fall 2009     Common School     Catalog available
online library catalog (Destiny)                Specialist                      Fund $5,000       online
                                                                                $1,000 annually
(A) Provide library resources that meet the     Library Media     Ongoing       Common School     Evidence of
needs of 21st century learners                  Specialist                      Fund $26,000      resources available
                                                                                District Funds

(A) Use the Titlewise analysis to evaluate      Library Media     Annually      No new funding    Collection will
and enhance the library collection.             Specialist                      needed            indicate average
                                                                                                  copyright dates
                                                                                                  moving forward
(B) Purchase three portable Polycom Units       Technology        Summer 2009   $14,000           Inventory Records
                                                Coordinator,      Winter 2010   Federal Grant
                                                CESA #10
(B) Expand online learning opportunities for    High School       Ongoing       Free Moodle       Student
all students using the Internet, intranet and   Principal, High                                   participation
distance learning facilities (e.g. Moodle,                                      $3000 District
                                                School Guidance                 Funds             records
online courses, Distance Learning Labs,
Virtual field trips).                           Technology
                                                Coordinator
(B) Purchase additional equipment to provide    Technology        Ongoing       No new funding    Policies and
equitable access to diverse learners (e.g.      Coordinator                                       procedures
classroom sound amplification system,                                                             regarding online
interactive white boards, video projectors,     Administration
                                                                                                  courses
document cameras)


                                                Examine and revise web and online user policies.
Relevant Policies to Review that may
have impact on Goals, Objectives,               Internet Safety IIAB, Acceptable Use Policy-Student
and/or Activities                               Handbooks
                                                Create Online Courses Policy




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Budget Summary of Action Plans

   Software Procurement
                                                                                         2009-2010            2010-2011            2011-2012
      STI Annual Cost                                                                $          5,000     $          5,000     $          5,000 District
      Accelerated Reader                                                             $          1,000     $          1,000     $          1,000 District
      Math//Reading Software                                                         $               -    $          2,500     $          2,500 District
      Student Proficiency Software                                                   $          1,000     $          1,000     $          1,000 District
      Web Based LMC Catalog- Follett Destiny                                         $          2,000     $          2,000     $          2,000 Common School Fund


   Hardware, Facilities, & Networking Acquisition & Implementation                        2009-10              2010-11              2011-12

     Instructional Software page 22                                                  $        5,000.00    $        5,000.00    $        5,000.00 District
     Administrative Software page 25                                                 $        6,800.00    $        5,800.00    $        5,800.00 District
     Upgrade, replace network hardware page 24                                       $          10,000    $          10,000    $          10,000 District
     Maintain, upgrade current equipment (workstations) page 23                      $          40,000    $          40,000    $          40,000 District
     Presentation Equipment (4 each year) pages 23 and 26                            $          10,000    $          10,000    $          10,000 District
     Distance Learning (Polycom Units) page 26                                       $          17,000    $           3,000    $           3,000 District
     Destiny Library Software page 26                                                $           6,000    $           1,000    $           1,000 Common School Fund
     School Library Resources page 26                                                $          25,000    $          30,000    $          30,000 Common School Fund

   Operations, Maintenance, & Upgrade
     Internet Access from Wiscnet (67% e-ratediscount) page 24                       $           2,500    $           2,600    $           2,700 District and Erate
     Telecom Access (67% e-rate discount) page 24                                    $           4,400    $           4,500    $           4,600 District and Erate
     Purchase IP Phone System page 24                                                $          35,000    $               -    $               - District Funds
     Wiscnet Internet Filtering Service page 24                                      $           2,450    $           2,450    $           2,450 District
      Charter Communications 20 mb data line (70% erate discount) page 24            $           3,600    $           3,600    $           3,600 District and Erate

   Professional Development
     Technology workshops and training page 23                                       $           3,500    $           3,500    $           3,500 Title II-D formula

   Human Resources in Support of Technology
     Technology Coordinator (1.0 FTE) page 24                                        $          59,000    $          60,000    $          61,000 District

     Library Media Specialist (1.0 FTE)                                              $          47,000    $          48,000    $          49,000 District

                                                                            Totals          $286,250.00          $240,950.00          $243,150.00

   Possible Funding Sources

     District Budget

     Common School Fund

     Erate

     Title II-D Formula and Grant

     ARRA

      Enhancing Education Through Technology Grant




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Adult Literacy Opportunities
The school district will continue to provide information and technology related learning
opportunities for community residents. Although not a specific goal of this plan, School
District of Neillsville staff will continue to organize and provide adult information and
technology literacy learning opportunities. The district technology facilities will continue to
be offered for classes to students and community members through the Chippewa Valley
Technical College, CESA #10 and UW-Eau Claire.
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Revision

The monitoring of the information and technology plan will be continuous and accomplished
by the district technology committee. Each spring the technology committee will evaluate
and review progress towards the completion of each action step of the plan using data
collected from district sources including student and staff surveys, curriculum committee
feedback, and student assessment data from WKCE. Other devices used to monitor and
evaluate progress may include resource usage reports, curriculum maps, collection maps,
professional development evaluations, and inventories and purchases. Mid-course
corrections may be implemented in response to new opportunities and developments.
The technology coordinator will report to the administration on a weekly basis any issues
involving technology. The district administrator will then present any pertinent information to
the school board at monthly meetings. Community members will be informed through the
regular district dissemination process described below.
The technology committee will also review the current plan annually to determine if changes
to action plans, objectives, and goals are warranted based on current district needs indicated
by curricular revisions, student assessment data, and financial information. Data collected
throughout this process will provide the technology committee with a clear picture of the
district’s information and technology needs for the next three-year planning cycle.
Reports relating to technology will be distributed to the community through district
newsletter, The Communicator, postings on the district website, and local newspaper as
educational activities incorporating information and technology occur within the schools.




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Appendices (Files located on CD-ROM)
Appendix A-Surveys


      Staff Survey Results-School Technology Needs Assessment

Appendix B-Policies and Procedures

      Student Acceptable Use Policy – Student Handbook, Approved 6/18/2009

      Copyright Policy - IIAC-B Approved 10/22/2007

      Assistive Technology – IGBA-A Approved 10/22/2007

      Library Materials Selection – IIAC Approved 10/22/2007

      Request for Reconsideration – IIAC Approved 10/22/2007

      CIPA

      Resource Sharing/Interlibrary Loan – IIAC-A Approved 8/8/2005




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