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									      Chamberlain School District 7-1
       P. O. Box 119 301 East Kellam
               Chamberlain
                   57325

            Technology Plan
    Approved Plan will be effective from
        July 1, 2011- June 30, 2014


       Technology Plan Submitted by:

         Dr. Debra Johnson, Superintendent
                   605-234-4477
              deb.johnson@k12.sd.us
   ______________________ Technology Director
                   605-234-4471


          Date of Submission: Jan. 28, 2011
Adopted by the Chamberlain School Board Feb. 14, 2011
                   2. CSD 7-1 Technology Committee

          Committee Member                               Title
Debra Johnson                          Superintendent
                                       K-12 Technology Director
Allan Bertram                          7-12 Principal
Joel Bergeson                          K-6 Principal
Susan Knippling                        School Board Member
Jim Swenson                            Business/Community Representative
Ron Madison                            Business/Community Representative
Larry Morman-Kindergarten Rep          CES PE/Health Teacher
Karen Graber-1st and 2nd Rep           1st Grade Teacher
Jeff Neuharth-3rd and 4th Rep          3rd Grade Teacher
Lisa Schlaffman-5th and 6th Rep.       Technology Teacher
Tim Baustian-7th and 8th Rep.          8th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Peggy Hanzlik                          CES Media Specialist
Regina Dunn                            7-12 Media Specialist Aide
Rick Pearson-9th thru 12th Rep.        Bio., 9th Physical Science, HS PE Teacher
Mike Tyrell                            -Ed. Director St. Joseph’s Indian School

Connor Powell                          9-12 Student Council President
Amanda Speckels                        9-12 Student
Shantel Bairey                         7-8 Student Council Representative
Tyson Fleury                           7-8 Student Council Representative



 Committee members meet every month during the school year (Sept-May)
                 on the third Monday of the month.




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                                        3. Vision
                                  School District Mission

It is the mission of the Chamberlain School District 7-1 to provide its students with well

rounded opportunities designed to offer a quality education and to ensure that every child

has experiences that promote growth and meet their individual needs. Through mutual

respect within the total school community, our children will grow and learn in a safe and

secure environment where faculty, staff, parents, and students together are enthusiastic

about the teaching/learning process. The overall program is designed to stimulate

intellectual curiosity, require students to demonstrate that they have learned how to learn

and enable them to become productive and effective citizens in the real world.

                                  School District Vision

We believe that the most promising strategy for achieving the mission of the CSD 7-1 is

to develop our capacity to function as a professional learning community. We envision a

school district in which staff: Unite to achieve a common purpose and clear goals; Work

together in collaborative teams; Seek and implement promising researched-based

strategies for improving student achievement on a continuing basis; Monitor each

student’s progress; and Demonstrate a personal commitment to the academic success and

general well-being of all students.

                                 Technology Plan Vision
Chamberlain School District 7-1 includes the integration of 21st century skills as part of
our overall vision for student achievement and all stakeholders act as role models for
such integration.


The district promotes, facilitates and directs stakeholders to develop broad and inclusive
plans for curriculum, resources and operations that integrate 21st century skills into every
aspect of learning, teaching, and administrating.


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                               4. Needs Assessment

Did you base your technology plan goals and objectives on a needs assessment?
Yes No

The Chamberlain School District 7-1 utilizes technology for communication among staff
with the use of e-mail and web pages. Each staff person either has a desktop or laptop
computer. The Food Service has one computer for communication and administration
and two computers to record and serve lunch. The Maintenance Shop has a computer as
well as computers in each building with key personnel having e-mail accounts. The
District Transportation Director has his own computer but has a district e-mail account
for communication. We were a Pilot Site for the Classroom Connection Project in the
fall of 2006 and a Pilot Site for the Write to learn State Writing Assessment project in the
spring of 2010. The district, with the help of the state, purchased Gateway Tablet
computers for the entire 9 through 12 staff and student body in the fall of 2007. The
district, now on its own, has purchased Dell laptops for all students, 9-12. As of the fall
of 2009, all certified staff pre-kindergarten through grade 12 have laptops and access to
computers for their classroom through the use of laptop carts.

Many of the current teaching staff support WebPages where assignments and class
activities are posted. Parents are given these web page addresses and encouraged to use
the pages to keep up with their children’s schoolwork. The district also fully implements
the DDN Campus Parental Portal allowing parents to access information including class
schedules, grades, attendance, discipline, and reports. All students in grades 9-12 have
DDN Campus accounts where they can check their grades, attendance, and behavior
portals.

We have scheduled class time for computer skill development including keyboarding for
all students. During the summer of 2006 the K-12 Technology Curriculum Committee
developed K-12 Technology Curriculum in alignment with the ISTE Standards. With the
adoption of K-12 South Dakota Technology Content Standards the committee will now
focus on alignment to these standards. These standards focus on technology integrated
into the curriculum. For the past two years 8th grade students have participated in the
Technology Competency test required under Title II. We host monthly Technology Staff
Development Sessions that in 2010-11 will focus on a variety of topics including
integration of lesson plans into SMARTBoard technologies, student response systems,
web-page development, use of laptop carts, Web 2.0 Tools, and integration of lessons
utilizing student laptops. Through these staff development sessions, our teachers will
promote a higher level of student achievement.

The Chamberlain School District 7-1surveyed our school staff, students grades K-12,
parents, alumni, and members of the business community annually. The surveys allow
participants to give input in the areas of hardware, software, curriculum, how much time
is spent individually each day on a computer, what is seen as being needed in the future
for hardware, software, curriculum integration, and classes to prepare for the future.



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After analyzing the data gathered, the technology committee formulated the following
goals and objectives. We meet annually to review additional data and revise the goals
and objectives included in this plan.


                              5. Consolidated Application
                                        Performance Goal #1
By 2013-2014, all students will reach high standards, at a minimum attaining proficiency or better in
                                        reading/language arts

2010-2011 Measurable Objectives to Meet Goal:
To improve reading skills of students in grades K-12 so that 82% of 3rd grade, 80% of 4th grade, 78% of 5th
grade, 75% of 6th grade, 78% of 7th grade, 72% of 8th grade, 75% of 11th grade students perform at the
proficient or advanced levels in reading as measured by the Dakota STEP in the Spring of 2011.

All parents will be informed and involved in all aspects of our Title I program by the end of the 2010-11
school year as determined by flyers, agendas, sign-in sheets, newsletters, the newspaper and parent input.

All staff will be involved in revising and implementing Professional Development Growth Plans and all
aspects of the CSD 7-1 Professional Development Action Plan by the end of the 2010-11 school year.


                                         Performance Goal #2
                              All students will graduate from high school.

2010-2011 Measurable Objectives to Meet Goal
All parents will be informed and involved in all aspects of our Title I program by the end of the 2010-11
school year as determined by flyers, agendas, sign-in sheets, newsletters, the newspaper, and parent
surveys.

All staff will be involved in revising and implementing Professional Development Growth Plans and all
aspects of the CSD 7-1 Professional Development Action Plan by the end of the 2010-11 school year.

Chamberlain High School will achieve a 92% Graduation Rate for the 2010-11 school year.

                                         Performance Goal #3
   All students will be educated in learning environments that are safe, drug free, and conducive to
                                               learning.

2010-2011 Measurable Objectives to Meet Goal
Reduce the number of incidents and referrals by 5% by May 31, 2011 in the following categories: alcohol,
tobacco, inhalants, marijuana, and other drugs.
*Training Rule Violations
*Alcohol
*Drugs Other than Alcohol
*Tobacco

Reduce physical, verbal, and violent incidents and referrals by 5% by May 31, 2011 in the following
categories:
*Disrespectful/Obscene Language                              *Insubordination
*Disruptive Classroom Behavior                               *Physical Conflict-Pushing/Shoving
*Fighting                                                    *Threat/Intimidation




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All parents will be informed of programs and activities relating to a safe and drug free learning
environment by information on the CSD web-site, student/parent handbooks, activities handbook, and
parent meetings.


                                              Performance Goal #4
          By 2010-2011, all students will reach high standards, at a minimum attaining proficiency or
                                             better in mathematics.

2010-2011 Measurable Objectives to Meet Goal
To improve problem solving skills of students in grades K-12 so that 82% of 3rd grade, 82% of 4th grade,
85% of 5th grade, 85% of 6th grade, 85% of 7th grade, 75% of 8th grade, 80% of 11th grade students perform
at the proficient or advanced levels in Math as measured by the Dakota STEP in the Spring of 2010.

All parents will be informed and involved in all aspects of our Title I program by the end of the 2010-2011
school year as determined by flyers, agendas, sign-in sheets, newsletters, and the newspaper and parent
surveys.

All staff will be involved in revising and implementing Professional Development Growth Plans and all
aspects of the CSD 7-1 Professional Development Action Plan by the end of the 2010-11 school year.


 Technology Plan Goal: Provide effective staff development for all teachers, principals,
              administrators, school library personnel and support staff

                             Title II Part D: Educational Technology

Title II Part D funds will be utilized for:
Technology Integration-Use of Laptops
                   Stipends for participants and professional, technical and purchased services required for
                   training--Training Date: August 2-3, 2010
Professional Development and Technical Support Package: John Hohn, Inc.
                   Purchased services as per contract with John Hohn, Inc.
                   To provide one day a week of technical support and one, two hour professional
                   development session for CSD 7-1 staff each month (Third Wednesday of the
                   month-4:00-6:00 PM)—Stipends provided for staff that attend training sessions
Local, State, National Conferences and Workshops:
                   Research and Instructional Planning using the Internet
                   Guiding students in using a computer to solve problems
                       (Critical Thinking, Instructional Strategies)
                   Using the computer to adapt activities to students’ individual needs
                       (Differentiating, Assessment for Learning)
                   Managing student attention to the lesson while in a classroom with laptops
                       (Classroom Management)
                   Using technology to motivate and engage students in the classroom
                   To provide participant stipends, purchased services from Educational Services Agency 3
                   and to reimburse expenses to participants
Support Professional Development Activities-CSD 7-1 Technology Plan
                   To provide participant stipends, purchased services and to reimburse expenses to
                   participants
                   To support Technology Committee activities including their participation in the
                   Technology and Innovations in Education (TIE) Annual Convention
Tech Paths-Curriculum Mapping Leadership Team Stipends
                   To provide Leadership Team stipends, purchased services for team training and
                   leadership activities and to reimburse expenses to participants as well as cover any staff
                   training expenses to fully implement Tech Paths-Curriculum Mapping


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Support Professional Development Activities-Tech Paths-Curriculum Mapping Implementation Plan
                 Purchased services and technical support contract (Technology and Innovations in
                 Education-Tammy Bauck-Facilitator) and to cover any training expenses to fully
                 implement plan


                                   6. Three Year Goals
Three Year Goal-Improving Academic Achievement and Teacher
Effectiveness: This will include the use of technology to improve academic
achievement of all students and the effectiveness of teachers

Goal: To improve individual and subgroup reading & math skills of students in grades
K-12
Goals need to tie to State Standards. Does your goal tie to State Standards? YES

Objectives:
    1. Teachers will analyze their curriculum scope and sequence and develop
       technology-rich lessons for their grade and curricular area utilizing the curriculum
       mapping process.

    2. Students will complete assignments integrating technology to enhance written and
       oral communication skills.

    3. Students will increase reading comprehension and problem solving skills by
       enhancing technology rich lessons planned by teachers.

    4. Technology Committee will recommend the purchase of software applications to
       enhance the instruction of reading and math.


Objective      Activity        Timeline        Evaluation                  Quantity     Projected            Category
                                               Method                         if          Cost              and Source
                                               Benchmark                  applicable                        of Funding

     1          Curriculum      Four Early     Teachers will document        NA        $12,500-Stipends      Title II Part A
                 Mapping        Dismissals       and align curricula to                $2,000-Facilitator
                              2011-14 school    SD Standards utilizing
                                    year         Tech Paths Software
     2            Lesson          2011-14            Teachers will           NA              $0.00                N/A
                 Planning       school year     demonstrate an ability
                                                  to find high quality
                                               instructional content on
                                                    the Internet and
                                                implement into lesson
                                                        planning
     3           Software       April 2011-          Teachers will           NA            $25,000           Title I Part A
                Acquisition      July 2014      demonstrate an ability                     $56,480           General Fund
                   Plan                           to find high quality
                                               instructional content on
                                                    the Internet and
                                                implement into lesson
                                                        planning



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Three Year Goal-Professional Development: This may include teachers,
Principals, administrators, school library personnel and support staff to further the
effective use of technology

Goal: Provide effective staff development for all teachers, principals, administrators,
school library personnel and support staff
Goals need to tie to State Standards. Does your goal tie to State Standards? YES

Objectives:
   1. Technology Staff Development Sessions will be held the third Wednesday from
      4:00 PM-6:00 PM in October, November, January, February, March, April and
      May for all staff.

   2. One in-service training activity per year (September Early Release) will pertain to
      the State mandated accountability program.

   3. Teachers may use one professional day for technology training related to their
      grade or curricular area.

   4. Even though the Classroom Connections Project has been completed, the district
      will support the implementation of the project’s concepts with all 9-12 teachers
      and students in conjunction with the Educational Service Agency
      Region 3 (ESA 3).

   5. The district will support a Tuition Reimbursement Program for all staff.




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Objective     Activity           Timeline             Evaluation             Quantity if    Projected           Category and
                                                      Method                 applicable       Cost               Source of
                                                      Benchmark                                                   Funding
    1            Staff          3rd Wednesday-           Teachers will           30         $5,000-Trainer
             Development         Oct, Nov, Jan,         demonstrate an                     $24,000-Stipends       Title II Part A
             Mini-Sessions      Feb, Mar, Apr &       ability to find high
                                      May                    quality
                                    2011-14               instructional
                                                         content on the
                                                          Internet and
                                                        implement into
                                                        lesson planning
    2       Mini Data Retreat   1st Friday in Sept.      Teachers will           NA              N/A                   N/A
                                    2011-2014           demonstrate the
                                 Early Dismissal        ability to utilize
                                                        data from e-
                                                        metric and data
                                                      retreat to improve
                                                             student
                                                          achievement
    3       Fall Pre-Service     August, 2011-           Teachers will           NA        $2,000-Facilitator     Title II Part A
                  Day                2014                document and                                             General Fund
                                (Two pre-service       align curricula to
                                     days)               SD Standards
                                                         utilizing Tech
                                                        Paths Software
    4       Two Day Laptop           August,             Teachers will           35         $5,250-Trainers      Title II Part D
             Professional           2011-2014             demonstrate                      $10,500-Stipends      Title VI Part B
             Development           (Two days.)          effective use of
              Workshop                                   laptops in the
                                                           classroom
    5           Tuition           July 1, 2011           Teachers will           NA            $25,000            Title II Part A
             Reimbursement       -June 30, 2014         demonstrate an
                Program                               ability to find high
                                                             quality
                                                          instructional
                                                         content on the
                                                          Internet and
                                                        implement into
                                                        lesson planning




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Three Year Goal-Improve Technology Integration into Curricula and
Instruction: This may include software and electronically delivered learning materials

Goal: Provide for a rigorous and relevant technology curriculum based upon the SD State
Technology Content Standards which allows technology to be integrated at all grade
levels and curriculum areas.
Goals need to tie to State Standards. Does your goal tie to State Standards? YES

Objectives:
   1. Teachers will analyze their curriculum scope and sequence and develop
      technology rich lessons for their grade and curricular area utilizing the curriculum
      mapping process.

   2. Students will complete assignments integrating technology to enhance written and
      oral communication skills.

   3. Students will increase reading comprehension and problem solving skills by
      enhancing technology rich lessons planned by teachers.

   4. Technology Committee will meet and review current Technology Curriculum and
      align to K-12 SD State Technology Standards.

Objective    Activity       Timeline         Evaluation Quantity Projected              Category
                                             Method        if      Cost                and Source
                                             Benchmark applicable                      of Funding
    1        Curriculum       Four Early        Teachers will       NA   $12,500-       Title II Part A
              Mapping         Dismissals        document and              Stipends      General Fund
                            2011-14 school    align curricula to          $2,000-
                                 year           SD Standards             Facilitator
                                                utilizing Tech
                                               Paths Software
    2          Lesson       2011-14 school      Teachers will       NA     $0.00             N/A
              Planning           year          demonstrate an
                                             ability to find high
                                                    quality
                                                 instructional
                                                content on the
                                                 Internet and
                                               implement into
                                               lesson planning
    3        Data Retreat      2011-14          Teachers will       9    $4,800-        General Fund
               School        school year       demonstrate the           Stipends
            Improvement      Data Retreat      ability to utilize
             Leadership                      data from e-metric
                Team                         to improve student
              Meetings                           achievement
    4        Technology        2011-14         Committee will       12     $0.00             NA
             Curriculum      school year        document and
              Meetings                        align Technology
                                              Curriculum to the
                                                   SD State
                                                 Technology
                                                  Standards




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Three Year Goal-Distance Learning and DDN use: goals, objectives and
activities for educational usage of distance technologies (video-conferencing, virtual high
school, and internet-based.

Goal: Increase the use of telecommunication technologies so that students have a wide
variety of choices to enhance their learning.
Goals need to tie to State Standards. Does your goal tie to State Standards? YES

Objectives:
    1. Increase the use of the state DDN system during the school day.

    2. Increase the number of students taking on-line courses through virtual high school
       or other Inter-net based site.


Objective        Activity         Timeline    Evaluation Quantity Projected       Category
                                              Method        if      Cost         and Source
                                              Benchmark applicable               of Funding
      1         Increase use of   2011-2014   Analysis of DDN     NA    NA            NA
                 DDN during                   scheduling blocks
                the school day
      1         Purchase seats    2011-2014   Number of course    5    $12,000    General Fund
                      for                     completions and
                 Odysseyware                    completion
                                                  grades.
Projected DDN Usage
                 SDHSSA           2011-2014        8/year         NA    NA            NA
                 Activities
                 Meetings
                Dept of Ed.       2011-2014        6/year         NA    NA            NA
                  Training
                  Sessions
                Dept. of Ed.      2011-2014      As needed.       NA    NA            NA
                Mtngs./Prof.
               Organ. Mtngs.


Three Year Goal-Improvement of Infrastructure and Technology: This may
include wiring, networking systems, connectivity, hardware, etc.

Goal: Provide an up to date and well maintained infrastructure for hardware and software
needs.
Goals need to tie to State Standards. Does your goal tie to State Standards? YES

Objectives:
    1. District infrastructure will be maintained adequately and enhanced wireless
       technologies will be implemented within the timeline of this technology plan.

    2. Software will be upgraded and adequate site licenses provided to allow staff and
       students access to up-to-date and technology rich learning materials.



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Objective              Activity                  Timeline            Projected             Category            Evaluation
                                                                       Cost                  and
                                                                                           Source of
                                                                                           Funding
     1                  Inventory               Sept. 2011-2014              N/A                  N/A            Inventory will be
                                                                                                                submitted to K-12
                                                                                                                  Data Center and
                                                                                                                 Copies on file in
                                                                                                                      District
     1       Hardware/Software/Infrastructure   July, 2011-2011          $50,500               Title I         Plan Completed and
                    Acquisition Plan                                     $25,000           Title II Part A          submitted to
                                                                        $118,600           AARA Monies              Technology
                                                                                                                   Committee for
                                                                                                               approval and then to
                                                                                                                 School Board for
                                                                                                                   final approval
     2        Software License Acquisitions        July, 2011               $25,000         General Fund            Technology
                                                                                            and/or Capital       Director submits
                                                                                            Outlay Funds            vouchers for
                                                                                                               renewals and or new
                                                                                                                   acquisition of
                                                                                                                  software for the
                                                                                                                 upcoming school
                                                                                                                        year




Three Year Goal-Telecommunications Services and Equipment: Procurement
and expansion of telecommunication services and equipment (data, voice, and video.)

Goal: Increase access to information technologies.
Goals need to tie to State Standards. Does your goal tie to State Standards?                                        YES

Objectives:
   1. Increase bandwidth within the district.

   2. Increase access to information technologies: Apply for e-rate for Internet
      services, cells phones, mobile wireless cards, and phone lines.

Objective         Services              Timeline              Quantity                 Category                Source of
                                                                                      and Source               Funding
                                                                                      of Funding
     1         Increase bandwidth         Sept. 2010-            T-1 line               $50,000              e-rate/local funding
                within the district.         2014
     2          Increase access to        2010-2014          Cell Phones-10             $100/unit               General Fund
                   information                               Wireless Cards-7
                  technologies.                               Phone Lines




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Three Year Goal-Use of Technology to Promote Parental Involvement and
Increase Communications with Parents: This may include wiring, networking
systems, connectivity, hardware, etc.

Goal: To utilize technology to encourage family involvement because education of
young people is a partnership between the school, the home, and the community
Goals need to tie to State Standards. Does your goal tie to State Standards? YES
Objectives:
   1. The Technology Committee will monitor student and parental portal use along
      with supporting regular activities to encourage portal use by all students and
      parents.

   2. The district, all district programs and staff will utilize K-12 Data Center supplied
      WebPages to communicate information to students and parents on a regular basis

   3. The district will implement a school communication network (SchoolReach) to
      supply regular and emergency announcements.


Objective     Activity             Timeline          Evaluation           Quantity if   Projected   Category and
                                                     Method               Applicable      Cost       Source of
                                                     Benchmark                                        Funding
    1         Technology            2011-2014            Technology            8           N/A          N/A
               Committee             Monthly           Committee will
            meetings-Review         Technology       monitor usage and
            Reports and usage        Meetings        see an increase in
                                                        the use of the
                                                         student and
                                                       parental portal
    2        District, District    2011-14 School        All staff and        NA           N/A          N/A
              Programs and              Year          Program directs
                 teachers                                will utilize
               WebPages                                WebPages for
                                                       distribution of
                                                       information to
                                                      students, parents
                                                      and community.
    3         Purchase and        2011-2014 School     Administration         NA          $5,000       Title IV
                 Utilize                Year             will utilize
              SchoolReach                               SchoolReach
                                                      Communication
                                                      System to make
                                                         regular and
                                                         emergency
                                                     announcements to
                                                      staff and parents




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Three Year Goal-Optional: Include any additional goals the district has written that
do not fit into one of the above categories
Goal: Provide relevant student learning that incorporates the diverse needs of our student
population into a coherent strategy for lifelong learning.
Goals need to tie to State Standards. Does your goal tie to State Standards? YES

Objectives:
   1. Distance education offerings will be implemented to increase curricular offerings
      at all grade levels and curricular areas.

   2. District technology tools will be available to students for the purpose of providing
      for life-long learning.


 Objective             Activity          Timeline                Projected            Category       Evaluation
                                                                   Cost              and Source
                                                                                     of Funding
       1              Presentations to   2011-14 school        $5,000-Tuitions for    General Fund      Students will take
                          students            year                  student                                advantage of
                                                                  participation                      opportunities delivered
                                                                                                         via Apex Online
                                                                                                       Learning, SD Virtual
                                                                                                         School and other
                                                                                                        Distance Education
                                                                                                           opportunities
       2               Open Access-      2011-14 school               N/A                 N/A        Polices, procedures and
                        Scheduling            year                                                        staffing will be
                                                                                                      implement to all open
                                                                                                       access to technology
                                                                                                     resources in the district




In support of our vision the CSD 7-1 supports:

                   Six Key Elements of 21st Century Learning
Emphasize Core Subjects.
          Knowledge and skills for the 21st century must be built on Core Subjects.
          NCLB identifies these as English, reading or language arts, mathematics, science, foreign
           language, civics, government, economics, arts, history, and geography.
          Focus on core subjects must expand beyond basic competency to the understanding of core
           academic content at much higher levels.
Emphasize Learning Skills.
          Learning skills comprise three broad categories:
               o   Information and communication skills
               o   Thinking and problem solving skills
               o   Interpersonal and self-directional skills



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Use 21st Century Tools to Develop Learning Skills.
      In a digital world, students need to learn to use tools that are essential to everyday life and
       workplace productivity.
Teach and Learn in a 21st Century Context.
      Students need to learn academic content through real-world examples, applications and
       experiences.
      Students understand and retain more when their learning is relevant, engaging and meaningful.
      Student learning should expand beyond the four classroom walls. Schools much reach out to their
       communities, employers and parents to reduce boundaries to the real world.
Teach and Learn 21st Century Content.
      Emerging content areas that are critical to success in communities and workplace:
            o   global awareness
            o   financial, economic and business literacy
            o civic literacy
       st
Use 21 Century Assessments That Measure 21st Century Skills.
      Use of high quality standardized tests that measure students’ performance of the elements of a 21 st
       century education.
      Use of high quality standardized assessments for accountability purpose and classroom
       assessments for improved teaching and learning in the classroom.
      All levels must use new information technologies to increase the efficiency and timeliness of
       assessment.




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                                   7. Inventories
Public School Districts meet this requirement through the annual technology survey
submitted to the K-12 Data Center at:
              https://members.k12.sd.us/DDNAdmin?DDNSurveys.asp

__X__          Yes, We have submitted our inventory to the K-12 Data Center

It is the responsibility of Dustin Sperlich, K-12 Technology Coordinator to submit the
survey as required on an annual basis. A copy of the submission is kept on file in the
Office of the K-12 Technology Director and the Office of the Superintendent.

                         Service or Resource      Projected Cost       Category and Source of
                                                                              Funding
Software               Renaissance Learning       $31,067           AARA Monies
                        Accelerated Reader                          Licenses thru 8/1/2015
                        Accelerated Math
                        Star Reading
                        Star Math
                        Star Early Literacy
Software               Scientific Learning        $64,575           AARA Monies
                       FastForward                                  Licenses thru 1/31/2016
Software               DIBBELS                    $29,992           AARA Monies
                       MClass RTI                                   Licenses thru 2/31/12
Software               World Book Online          $1,000            Capital Outlay
Software               Discovery Education        $2,095            Capital Outlay
                                                                    Licenses thru 3/11/11
Software               Achieve 3000               $86,751           AARA Monies
                        KidBiz/TeenBiz                              Licenses thru 2014


                         Service or Resource      Projected Cost      Category and Source of
                                                                              Funding
Hardware               Hewlett Packard-Laptops    $31,900           AARA Monies
Hardware               Hewlett Packard            $40,800           Capital Outlay

                       Service or Resource        Projected Cost    Category and Source of
                                                                    Funding
Telecommunications Midstate                       $10,000           General Fund
                   Communications
Telecommunications Alltel                         $10,000           General Fund
Telecommunication State of South Dakota           $0.00             N/A

Records Management system the district is using to maintain the district’s technology
equipment: A record of all serial numbers is kept track of thru the electronic Alteris
management server.


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Software review and purchase plan to replace outdated software: Software review
takes place through grade level teams, building leadership teams, and the district
leadership team. Purchase plan is in previous table.

District’s plan to review and update network and facilities: Review took place during
2009-10 school year and network/closets up-dated 2010-2011. The CSD Technology
Committee will be responsible for reviewing yearly, the need to update the network and
facilities.


                                 8. Acceptable Use
Please find attached:
        School Board Policy IIBG-Student Telecommunications
        School Board Policy IIBGA-Staff Telecommunications
        School Board Policy IIGBA-District-owned Computers
        Student Staff Acceptable Use Policy
        Student/Staff Handled Computer Acceptable Use Policy
        DDN Campus Parental Portal Acceptable Use Policy
Please find online at www.chamberlain.k12.sd.us/chs

The Administration and Technology Committee review these policy documents on an
annual basis and recommend changes to the School Board for approval.

Access to District Provided Telecommunication Resources
The Chamberlain School District is providing Internet access to its employees, board
members, and students. The district’s Internet system has an educational purpose. The
district’s Internet system has not been established as a public access service or a public
forum. The district has the right to place restrictions on use to ensure that use of the
system is in accord with its limited educational purpose. These activities include
professional development for teachers in the use of technology for instructional purposes,
technical and instructional support for teachers, and the provision of Internet-based lesson
plans. Misuse of the Internet by students will be addressed in accord with the student
disciplinary guidelines established by the school board. Misuse of the Internet may result
in restrictions placed on student use of the Internet.

Ownership of Software and Data
The district may not enter into any agreement with anyone that intends to collect,
analyze, and/or sell individual or anonymous student use data for the purpose of
commercial advertising and market research activities. The collection and use of student
data strictly for the purpose of evaluation and improvement of the educational site is
acceptable.

The district will respect the copyright rights of students and staff. Students own the
copyright to their creative works, including such work created using district resources.
District Staff own the copyright to works created outside the scope of their employment
responsibilities and without the use of district resources. The district shall own the
copyright on any work created by district staff within the scope of their employment


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responsibilities. The district will promote respect for the copyright rights of others. The
district will provide instruction to staff and students on their rights and responsibilities
with respect to the copyright ownership rights of others.

Confidentiality
The district will protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, or dissemination of personal
or confidential information of students. The district will review contracts with third party
providers of data management services to ensure compliance with federal and state
privacy laws. The district will develop regulations for staff pertaining to the transmission
of student confidential information via direct electronic communications to ensure that
such transmissions are in compliance with the federal and state student privacy laws. The
district will develop regulations for staff and students to ensure the protection of student
personal information when accounts are established or information is provided by or
about students on third party web sites. The district will develop regulations addressing
the disclosure of student information, posting student-created material, and posting
pictures of students on the District web site. The Student Acceptable Use Policy contains
limits regarding student disclosure of personal information about themselves or others.

IIBG Student Telecommunications

The Board recognizes that as telecommunications and other new technology shift the
ways that information may be accessed, communicated and transferred by members of
the society, those changes may also alter instruction and student learning. The Board
generally supports access by students to rich information resources along with the
development by staff of appropriate skills to analyze and evaluate such resources. In a
free and democratic society, access to and dissemination of information is a fundamental
right of citizenship.

Telecommunications, electronic information sources and networked services significantly
alter the information landscape for schools by opening classrooms to a broader array of
resources. In the past, instructional and library media materials could usually be
screened—prior to use—by committees of educators and community members intent on
subjecting all such materials to reasonable selection criteria. Board Policy IIAC requires
that all such materials be consistent with district adopted guides, supporting and
enriching the curriculum while taking into account the varied instructional needs,
learning styles, abilities and developmental levels of the students. Telecommunications,
because they may lead to any publicly available fileserver in the world, will open
classrooms to electronic information resources, which have not been screened by
educators for use by students of various ages.

Electronic information research skills are now fundamental in the preparation of citizens
and future employees during the Information Age. The Board expects that staff will
blend thoughtful use of such information throughout the curriculum and furthermore staff
will provide guidance and instruction to students in the appropriate use of such resources.
Staff will consult the guidelines for instructional materials contained in Board Policy
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Students are responsible for good behavior on school computer networks just as they are
in a classroom or a school hallway. Communications on the network are often public in
nature. General school rules for behavior and communications apply. The network is
provided for students to conduct research and communicate with others. Access to
network services will be provided to students who agree to act in a considerate and
responsible manner.

Independent student use of telecommunications and electronic information resources will
be permitted upon submission of permission and agreement forms by parents of minor
students (under 18 years of age) and by the students themselves.

Access to telecommunications will enable students to explore thousands of libraries,
databases, and bulletin boards while exchanging messages with people throughout the
world. The Board believes that the benefits to students from access in the form of
information resources and opportunities for collaboration exceed the disadvantages. But
ultimately, parents and guardians of minor are responsible for setting and conveying the
standards that their children should follow when using media information sources. To
that end, Chamberlain Public Schools support and respect each family’s right to decide
whether or not to apply for independent access.

Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Chamberlain School
District 7-1 will not allow any student to place personal information on any electronic
database, web page or service listing attached to a network. If a teacher or student wishes
to post a picture, permission must be obtained from the parent or legal guardian and the
picture will not be personally identified.

The Board authorizes the Superintendent to prepare appropriate procedures for
implementing this policy and for reviewing and evaluating its effect on instruction and
student achievement.

IIBGA Staff Telecommunications

With the spread of telecommunications throughout the modern work place, the Board
recognizes that employees will shift the ways they share ideas, transmit information, and
contact others. As staff members are connected to the global community, their use of
new tools and systems brings new responsibilities as well as opportunities.

The Board expects that all employees will learn to use electronic mail and
telecommunications tools and apply them daily in appropriate ways in performing of
tasks associated with their positions and assignments. Toward that end, the Board directs
the Superintendent to provide staff with training in the proper and effective use of
telecommunications and electronic mail.

Communication over networks should not be considered private. Network supervision
and maintenance may require review and inspection of directories and messages.



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Messages may sometimes be diverted accidentally to a destination other than the one
intended. Privacy in these communications is not guaranteed. The district reserves the
right to access stored records in cases where there is reasonable cause to expect
wrongdoing or misuse of the system. Courts have ruled that old messages may be
subpoenaed, and network supervisors may examine communications in order to ascertain
compliance with network guidelines for acceptable use.

Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Chamberlain School
District 7-1 will not allow any student to place personal information on any electronic
database, web page or service listing attached to a network. If a teacher or student wishes
to post a picture, permission must be obtained from the parent or legal guardian and the
picture will not be personally identified.

The Board directs the Superintendent to specify those behaviors that are permitted and
those that are not permitted, as well as appropriate procedures to guide employee use. In
general, employees are expected to communicate in a professional manner consistent
with state laws governing the behavior of school employees and with federal laws
governing copyrights. Electronic mail and telecommunications are not to be utilized to
share confidential information about students or other employees.

The Board encourages staff to make use of telecommunications to explore educational
topics, conduct research, and contact others in the educational world. The Board
anticipates that the new systems will expedite the sharing of effective practices and
lessons across the district and will help staff stay on the leading edge of practice by
forming partnerships with others across the nation and around the world.

IIGBA          District-owned Computers

The school district will check out district-owned equipment, such as laptop computers, to
staff and students. Equipment will be used to fulfill requirements of school programs.
To ensure laptops are used to their fullest benefit and in an appropriate capacity, the
Superintendent, or a designee, will develop a Laptop Use Agreement. The Laptop
Agreement will:

   1. State the length of time that computers are to be checked out;
   2. Provide an avenue for staff, students and parents to acknowledge responsibility
      for the care and use of district property;
   3. Set forth guidelines for appropriate laptop use, including considerations that
      inform users how to properly care for laptops;
   4. Inform staff, students and parents of the consequences of violating the laptop use
      agreement, which could include restricted laptop privileges; and
   5. State that abuse, damage, negligence, or loss of this equipment will result in an
      assessment of cost to the staff member or to parents of students checking out the
      equipment.




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A Laptop Use Agreement must be filed prior to laptop checkout. Students must have a
parent or guardian sign the Laptop Use Agreement.

The Superintendent is responsible for establishing and maintaining a system to inventory
laptops and to maintain a record of signed Laptop Use Agreements.



                   CHAMBERLAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT 7-1
                          ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
            Terms and Conditions for Use of Telecommunication Resources

Please read the following carefully before signing this document. This is a legally
binding document. An Acceptable Use Agreement is required to be submitted for each
school year. The building principal is responsible for prescribing a procedure for the
Acceptable Use Agreement to be reviewed with all students on a quarterly basis.

The Chamberlain School District (CSD 7-1) is pleased to be able to offer access to the
district computer network for electronic mail and the Internet. To gain access to e-mail
and the Internet, all students must obtain parental permission and must sign and
return the attached student authorization form to the appropriate building
principal. Employees must sign and return the attached employee authorization for
to their immediate supervisor. While our intent is to make Internet access available to
further educational goals and objectives, students and employees may find ways to access
other materials as well. We believe that the benefits from access to the Internet, in the
form of information resources and opportunities for collaboration, exceed any possible
disadvantages. Ultimately, parents and guardians are responsible for setting and
conveying the standards that their children should follow on the use of Internet just as
they do on the use of all media information sources such as television, telephones, movies
and radio.

This educational opportunity also entails a certain amount of responsibility. It is
important that employees, students, and parent/guardians read and understand the
following guidelines from the CSD 7-1.

With access to computers and people all over the world also comes the availability of
material that may not be considered to be of educational value in the context of the school
setting. The CSD 7-1 Board considers the Internet an extension of the school library and
media center where materials can be checked out at the user’s discretion. School Board
Policy IIAC requires that all such materials be consistent with district-adopted guides and
that they are used to support and enrich the curriculum. Questionable materials exist on
the Internet. It’s the duty of the user to use the Internet in a responsible and ethical
manner.

When access to the Internet/e-mail is granted, it is extremely important that rules be
followed. Misbehavior could result in temporary or permanent loss of access to the



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Internet or e-mail privileges. Violations may result in disciplinary action up to and
including suspension/expulsion for students and termination of employment for
employees. When applicable, law enforcement agencies may be involved.

Student Responsibilities
Students are responsible for good behavior on school computer networks just as they are
in a classroom or school hallway. Communications on the network are often public in
nature. General school rules for behavior and communications apply.

The network is provided for students to conduct research and communicate with others.
Access to network services is provided to students who agree to act in a considerate and
responsible manner. Student signature and parent/guardian signatures are required.
Access is a privilege, not a right, and entails responsibility.

Individual users of the district computer networks are responsible for their behavior and
communications over those networks. It is presumed that users will comply with district
standards and will honor the agreement they and their parent/guardian have signed.

Network storage areas will be treated like school lockers. CSD 7-1 reserves the right to
review, monitor, and restrict information stored on or transmitted via CSD 7-1 owned
equipment and to investigate inappropriate use of resources.

Employees Responsibilities
The use of Internet and other telecommunication networks is a privilege, not a right, and
inappropriate use may result in cancellation of those privileges. Appropriate school
principals will deem what is inappropriate use, and that decision is final. Employees who
are granted access must remember that they represent CSD 7-1 and as such, must respect
all rights of others, protect integrity of the information technology and observe all
relevant laws, regulations, and contracts including software licensing agreements and
copyright laws.

Internet Rules
1. CSD 7-1 makes no warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, for the
   services it is providing. CSD 7-1 will not be responsible for damages suffered by
   users. This includes the loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, mis-
   deliveries or service interruptions caused by negligence or errors or omissions. Use
   of any information obtained via CSD 7-1 designated Internet System is at your own
   risk. CSD 7-1 specifically denies any responsibility for the accuracy or quality of
   information obtained through its services. Students are warned of the existence of
   credit card fraud, electronic forgery and other forms of illegal behavior. All users
   should take steps to ensure they do not participate in such activities.

2. Vandalism – Vandalism is defined as any malicious attempt to harm or destroy
   hardware, software or data. This includes, but is not limited to, the uploading or
   creation of computer viruses. Programs that infiltrate computing systems and/or
   damage software components are prohibited.


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3. E-Mail—Do not “attack” someone using an e-mail message; address the issue in
   person. Personal use should be limited to outside the instructional day.

4. Use of the Internet/e-mail for private, commercial, financial gain, or illegal activity is
   prohibited.

5. Materials that are obscene, offensive, threatening, or otherwise intended to harass or
   demean recipients must not be transmitted or accessed.

6. Anonymous and/or false communications (cyberbullying) are not allowed.

7. Personal information must be given only in an instructional context or in the
   performance of CSD 7-1 business and with permission of school personnel.

8. The illegal installation or use of copyrighted materials is prohibited. Students are
   prohibited from scanning images, downloading files or printing materials without the
   permission of school personnel.

9. Any action that violates existing Board policy or public law is prohibited.


10. Activities Strictly Prohibited:
       Forwarding unconfirmed or non-educationally related e-mail messages.
       Use of chat rooms, sites selling term papers, book reports and other forms of
       student work.

11. Those employees with access to telecommunications supplied by CSD 7-1 through a
    home computer are responsible for the enforcement of this agreement with any parties
    that use that access. Violation of any terms of this agreement through remote access
    will cause the district to terminate that privilege for that employee.

12. All materials posted on Cub TV or the Chamberlain School District 7-1 Web Page
    (www.chamberlain.k12.sd.us) must be done so in compliance with Chamberlain
    School District 7-1 Web Publishing School Board Policy IIBG. No pictures of
    students or students’ work that is posted can be personally identified or if parental
    permission is not received.




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   CHAMBERLAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCEPTABLE USE AGREEMENT

                       STUDENT AUTHORIZATION FORM

Please return this form to the Building Principal. Keep a copy of the
policy for future reference.
I understand and will abide by the Chamberlain School District Acceptable Use Policy. I
further understand that any violation of the regulations above is unethical and may
constitute a criminal offense. Should I commit any violation, my access privileges may
be denied and/or appropriate legal action taken.

Student’s Name (please print) _____________________________________________

Signature: _____________________________________________________________

Date: ____________________________

As the parent or guardian of this student, I have read the Acceptable Use Agreement. I
understand that this access is designed for educational purposes. I recognize it is
impossible for Chamberlain School District to restrict access to all controversial materials
and I will not hold the Chamberlain Schools responsible for materials acquired on the
network. Further, I accept full responsibility for supervision if and when my child’s use
is not in a school setting. I hereby give permission to issue an account for my child and
certify that the information contained on this form is correct.

               ______ Internet ONLY (Allowed for all students K-12)

               ______ E-mail Privileges (Optional for Grades 9-12 only)

               ______ No Internet or E-mail Privileges for my students


Parent or Guardian’s Name (please print) ____________________________________

Signature: _____________________________________________________________

Date: ____________________________


If you do not want your students picture or work displayed on Cub TV or the
Chamberlain School District 7-1 Web Page (www.chamberlain.k12.sd.us) please
notify the Building Principal. If a picture or student work is displayed it will not be
identified and will be done so in compliance with Chamberlain School District 7-1
Web Publishing School Board Policy IIBG.



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   CHAMBERLAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCEPTABLE USE AGREEMENT

EMPLOYEE AUTHORIZATION FORM

Please return this form to the Building Principal. Keep a copy of the
policy for future reference.
I understand and will abide by the Chamberlain School District Acceptable Use Policy. I
further understand that any violation of the regulations above is unethical and may
constitute a criminal offense. Further, I accept full responsibility for supervision if and
when my student’s use Internet in a classroom/school setting. I recognize it is impossible
for Chamberlain School District to restrict access to all controversial materials but I will
to the best of my ability do my part to control access of the students I supervise. Should I
commit any violation, my access privileges may be denied and/or appropriate legal action
taken.




Teacher’s Name (please print) _____________________________________________

Signature: _____________________________________________________________

Date: ____________________________


                    CHAMBERLAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT 7-1
                           ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
                 Terms and Conditions for Use of Handheld Computers

Please read the following carefully before signing this document. This is a legally
binding document. An Acceptable Use Agreement is required to be submitted for each
school year. Each teacher is responsible for prescribing a procedure for the Acceptable
Use Agreement to be reviewed with all students on a quarterly basis.

The Chamberlain School District (CSD 7-1) is pleased to be able to offer access to
Handheld Computers for teacher and student use. To gain use of a Handheld
Computer, all students (must obtain parental permission)/employees must sign and
return the attached student/employee authorization form to the appropriate district
personnel. While our intent is to make Handheld Computers available to further
educational goals and objectives, students and employees may find ways to use Handheld
Computers in ways that do not support the educational value and intent. We believe that
the benefits from access to Handheld Computers exceed any possible disadvantages.


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This educational opportunity also entails a certain amount of responsibility. It is
important that employees, students, and parent/guardians read and understand the
following guidelines from the CSD 7-1.

When access to Handheld Computers is granted, it is extremely important that rules
be followed. Misbehavior could result in temporary or permanent loss of access to
the Handheld Computers. Violations may result in disciplinary action up to and
including suspension/expulsion for students and termination of employment for
employees. When applicable, law enforcement agencies may be involved.

Student Responsibilities

Students are responsible for good behavior while utilizing Handheld Computers just as
they are in a classroom or school hallway. Communications with Handheld Computers
are often public in nature. General school rules for behavior and communications apply.

The Handheld Computer is provided for students to complete classroom projects, conduct
research and communicate with others. Access to a Handheld Computer is provided to
students who agree to act in a considerate and responsible manner. Student signature and
parent/guardian signatures are required. Access is a privilege, not a right, and entails
responsibility.

Individual users of the district provided Handheld Computers are responsible for their
behavior and communications. It is presumed that users will comply with district
standards and will honor the agreement they and their parent /guardian have signed.

Handheld Computers will be treated like school lockers. CSD 7-1 reserves the right to
review, monitor, and restrict information stored on or transmitted via CSD 7-1 owned
Handheld Computers and to investigate inappropriate use of resources.

During school, teachers will guide students toward appropriate use. The school will also
require the full support of parent(s)/guardian(s) to support the rules outlined in this
agreement at school and at home.

Handheld Computing Etiquette

When using Handheld Computers keep the following in mind:
Handheld Computers should only be used in the classroom when the teacher gives
permission.
Students should not use Handheld Computers to play games or engage in other unrelated
activities during class time.
No games or other nonacademic programs can be installed on the Handheld Computer.
Follow the “Commandments” of Handheld Computing posted in each classroom.




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Employees Responsibilities
The use of Handheld Computers is a privilege, not a right, and inappropriate use may
result in cancellation of those privileges. Appropriate personnel will deem what is
inappropriate use, and that decision is final. Employees who are granted access must
remember that they represent CSD 7-1 and as such, must respect all rights of others,
protect integrity of the information technology and observe all relevant laws, regulations,
and contracts including software licensing agreements and copyright laws.
Handheld Rules

   1. CSD 7-1 makes no warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, for the
      services it is providing. CSD 7-1 will not be responsible for any damages you
      suffer. This includes the loss of data resulting from delays, nondeliveries,
      misdeliveries or service interruptions caused by its own negligence or your errors
      or omissions.

   2. Security – Security on any computer system is a high priority, especially when
      the system involves many users. If you feel you can identify a security problem
      with your Handheld Computer, you must notify the classroom teacher. Do not
      demonstrate the problem to other users. Do not use another individual’s account
      or Handheld Computer. Files, data, or information of others must not be
      improperly accessed or misused. Attempts to use a Handheld Computer not
      checked out to you will result in cancellation of all user privileges. Any user
      identified as a security risk or having a history of problems with other computer
      systems will be denied access to a Handheld Computer. The user will be held
      personally responsible for all activity on their Handheld Computer. Handheld
      Computer sharing is strictly prohibited. If you feel someone has accessed your
      Handheld Computer it should be reported immediately.

   3. Vandalism – Vandalism will result in cancellation of privileges. Vandalism is
      defined as any malicious attempt to harm or destroy hardware, software or data.
      This includes, but is not limited to, the uploading or creation of computer viruses.
      Programs that infiltrate computing systems and/or damage software components
      are prohibited.

   4. Use of the Handheld Computer for private, commercial, financial gain, or illegal
      activity is prohibited.

   5. Materials that are obscene, offensive, threatening, or otherwise intended to harass
      or demean recipients must not be transmitted or accessed.

   6. Anonymous and/or false communications are not allowed.

   7. Personal information must be given only in an instructional context or in the
      performance of CSD 7-1 business and with permission of school personnel.

   8. The illegal installation or transmission of copyrighted materials is prohibited.


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   9. Any action that violates existing Board policy or public law is prohibited.

   10. Students are prohibited from scanning images, downloading files or printing
       materials without the permission of school personnel.

   11. Activities Strictly Prohibited:
       Access or use of any other software programs and/or games other than the those
       issued by the school.
       Forwarding unconfirmed or non-educationally related messages.

   12. Those employees with access to a Handheld Computer supplied by CSD 7-1 are
       responsible for the enforcement of this agreement with any parties that use the
       Handheld Computer. Violation of any terms of this agreement through
       home/personal use will cause the district to terminate that privilege for that
       employee.

   13. Because home use and 24/7 access have such great benefits for students, CSD 7-1
       will allow students to take Handheld Computers home. If it is lost, broken or
       stolen such that it can not be returned to school in good condition, the student is
       responsible for replacing the device. Some teachers, due to the type of activities
       they will be utilizing the Handheld Computers for in their classroom, may have
       the students use them in the classroom only. The student is still responsible for
       breakage outside the normal operating use.

Handheld Computing Etiquette

When using Handheld Computers keep the following in mind:
Handheld Computers should only be used in the classroom when the teacher gives
permission.
Students should not use Handheld Computers to play games or engage in other unrelated
activities during class time.
No games or other nonacademic programs can be installed on the Handheld Computer.
Follow the “Commandments” of Handheld Computing posted in each classroom.




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   CHAMBERLAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCEPTABLE USE AGREEMENT
                     Handheld Computing

                       STUDENT AUTHORIZATION FORM

Please return this form to your Classroom Teacher. Keep a copy of the
policy for future reference.
I understand and will abide by the Chamberlain School District Acceptable Use Policy
for Handheld Computers. I further understand that any violation of the regulations above
is unethical and may constitute a criminal offense. Should I commit any violation, my
access privileges may be denied and/or appropriate legal action taken.

Student’s Name (please print) _____________________________________________

Signature: _____________________________________________________________

Date: ____________________________

As the parent or guardian of this student, I have read the Acceptable Use Agreement for
Handheld Computers. I understand that this access is designed for educational purposes.
Further, I accept full responsibility for supervision if and when my child’s use is not in a
school setting. I hereby give permission to issue a Handheld Computer to my child and
certify that the information contained on this form is correct. If you select Classroom
Use the student will only be allowed to utilize the Handheld Computer in the Classroom.
If you select Home Use the student will be allowed, if the teacher allows, to utilize the
Handheld Computer at home. Selecting both allows Classroom and Home Use.

               _________ Classroom Use

               _________ Home Use (Refer to Rule 13-Student Responsibility)


Parent or Guardian’s Name (please print) ____________________________________

Signature: _____________________________________________________________

Date: ____________________________




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   CHAMBERLAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCEPTABLE USE AGREEMENT

                        EMPLOYEE AUTHORIZATION FORM

Please return this form to your Immediate Supervisor. Keep a copy of
the policy for future reference.
I understand and will abide by the Chamberlain School District Acceptable Use Policy
for Handheld Computers. I further understand that any violation of the regulations above
is unethical and may constitute a criminal offense. Further, I accept full responsibility for
supervision if and when my student’s use Handheld Computers in a classroom/school
setting. Should I commit any violation, my access privileges may be denied and/or
appropriate legal action taken.

Teacher’s Name (please print) _____________________________________________

Signature: _____________________________________________________________

Date: ____________________________

                                  Chamberlain School District 7-1
                               Campus Portal Acceptable Use Policy
Chamberlain School District 7-1 has developed a Campus Portal as a means to further promote
educational excellence and to enhance communication with parents and students. The Campus
Portal allows parents and students (Grades 9-12) to view school records anywhere at any time. In
response for the privilege of accessing the Chamberlain School District 7-1 Campus Portal, every
parent and student is expected to act in a responsible, ethical and legal manner. The Campus
Portal is available to every parent or guardian who has a student enrolled in the Chamberlain
School District 7-1 and every student in Grades 9-12 enrolled in the Chamberlain School District 7-
1. Parents and students are required to adhere to the following guidelines.

    1. Parents and students will not share their passwords with anyone, including their children or
       classmates.
    2. Parents and students will not attempt to harm or destroy data of their own children, of
       another user, school or district network, or the Internet.
    3. Parents and students will not use the Campus Portal for any illegal activity, including
       violation of Data Privacy laws. Anyone found to be violating laws will be subject to Civil
       and/or Criminal Prosecution.
    4. Parents and students will not access data or any account owned by another parent or
       student.
    5. Parents and students who identify a security problem with the Campus Portal must notify
       the district office immediately (234-4477 or deb.johnson@k12.sd.us), without
       demonstrating the problem to anyone else.
    6. Parents and students who are identified as a security risk to the Campus Portal will be
       denied access to the Campus Portal.



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User guidelines and system requirements can be found at www.chamberlain.k12.sd.us. Please
review them before signing and returning this document. You are required to sign and return this
agreement before you receive access to the Campus Portal. Students must both sign and have
a parent signature to gain access the Campus Portal.
 Please return this form when completed to the Office of the Building Principal
Please fill in all blanks (Print)
Parent(s) Name:
Email Address:
Children Information
Name:                                                                                      Grade:
Name:                                                                                      Grade:
Name:                                                                                      Grade:
I have read the Campus Portal Acceptable Use Policy and I agree to abide by and support these rules. I understand
that if I violate any terms of this Acceptable Use Policy that I may lose my privilege to use the Campus Portal, and may
be liable for civil and/or criminal consequences.

Student Signature:                                                                                   Date:


Parent Signature: _________________________________________________________ Date:
_______________
                                    9. Distance Learning Policy

Distance Learning-The Next Three Years

As we start the planning for a successful two-way video learning experiences to be
implemented in the Chamberlain School District 7-1 it can be daunting. We feel it's
often best to start with simple, informal sessions rather than leaping into full-scale course
delivery. Another option for getting started is to participate in some of the many
programs now being provided by various providers who specialize in videoconferencing.
We plan to start this introductory process immediately.

We believe that effective use of videoconferencing technology for interactive learning
requires practice and planning as well as attention to a few important instructional
strategies. Two-way video works best as an interactive medium, but because we all have
years of experience watching video rather than communicating with it; instructors must
make extra effort to involve and engage learners. The following is a list of strategies to
consider when designing two-way video instruction:

         Motivate Learners
         Set Expectations
         Engage Students with Variety and Interaction
         Reduce Distractions During Learning Activities


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      Encourage Dialog
      Provide Supporting Materials

Training in the appropriate utilization of these strategies must be provided to ensure
successful videoconferencing in the Chamberlain School District 7-1. Effective
communication skills are a key ingredient to successful videoconferencing.

We have two rooms in which our DDN V-Tel equipment is available. These rooms are
accessible to all staff, students and community for scheduled sessions. We have used
DDN for special programming and teacher training on a regular basis. In compliance
with our Consolidated Application we have scheduled numerous teacher training sessions
along with multiple elementary and middle school programs. It is our goal to become
an active producer and consumer of high quality videoconferencing programming.
The training component will be a key for our future success.




                        Distance Learning
                 Digital Dakota Network (DDN)
                Video Operations/Policy Manual
                                       July 2010

                       Chamberlain School District 7-1
                               PO Box 119
                          Chamberlain, SD 57325
                              605-234-4467

                          www.chamberlain.k12.sd.us


                         DDN SYSTEM INFORMATION

                                  INTRODUCTION


Purpose of policy manual.



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The purpose of this policy is to outline the administration, use, operations, and scheduling
procedures regarding the video conferencing portion of the Dakota Digital Network
(DDN) in the Chamberlain School District 7-1.

What Is The Digital Dakota Network?
The Digital Dakota Network (DDN) is a state-supported digital communication system
that delivers high-speed data connectivity to all public schools in South Dakota. In
addition, the DDN Video delivers high-quality video conferencing capabilities to
high/middle school facilities within South Dakota. This system, created by Governor
William Janklow, is a cooperative effort between the state of South Dakota and private
contributions.

The objectives of the DDN Video are to provide a seamless statewide educational
delivery system. Benefits of using the DDN Video include sharing educational
resources; broadening course offerings; allowing teacher collaboration; saving time,
travel and other resources; and removing geographic barriers.

The DDN video equipment is intended for use in K-12 education. Whether being used
for the receipt of delivery of distance learning classes or as a multimedia instructional
tool for in-site classes, each school district will retain local control of the use and
scheduling of their DDN Video classroom. This means the Chamberlain School District
will determine what classes and programs they will participate in. There may be
opportunities via the DDN Video for evening staff development and community
educational programs, but this will also require the district to provide access to their
facilities for these programs. School districts will not be required to provide after-hours
access but are encouraged to make available to their community the potential educational
opportunities offered by this network.

How Does It Work?
The Chamberlain School District 7-1 has been provided two video conferencing systems
(VTEL LC5000). One is located at Chamberlain High School (1000 Sorenson Drive) and
the other at Chamberlain Middle School (306 East Kellam). The technology uses video
CODECs (Coder/Decoder) and digital compression to provide fully interactive (two-way)
videoconference services utilizing a portion of the bandwidth capacity on the Digital
Dakota Network (DDN).

Videoconference rooms are connected either in a point-to-point (one site to one site)
conference or a multi-point conference by network control equipment located in Pierre or
Mitchell. The DDN Video can link a number of sites into a single conference, or several
combinations or sites into separate simultaneous conferences. For example, nine point-
to-point conferences could be conducted at the same time several multi-point conferences
were happening.

A central scheduling and control system is used to connect sites and schedule
conferences. Users will submit schedule requests to a central scheduling site through a
web-based system, via fax or telephone. Sites are only connected to the specified sites


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during the time scheduled. At the completion of the scheduled time, a session will end
and all conference sites will be disconnected.


                                NETWORK ACCESS
The priority use is for K-12 public education. K-12 public schools and technical
institutes will have connections within the DDN Video at no charge for educational
activities directed toward K-12 students, staff, or parents. Those not affiliated with the
DDN Video may have access to the DDN Video on a fee-based usage. (See Section B
Item 5 “Other Users of DDN”)

                         ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
South Dakota Department of Education (DOE)
DOE’s primary role, regarding the video component of the DDN Video, is to provide
staff development, training, and assistance for public K-12 school districts to make
effective educational use of the system. This includes:
     Conducting programs for teachers to effectively use distance-learning technology.
     Providing staff assistance to public K-12 educators using the DDN Video.
     Providing information regarding K-12 DDN Video class offerings. This is
        available via the “Online Distance Learning Clearinghouse”
        www.DDNnet.net
     Assisting schools with the development of distance learning instructional policies.
     Serving as the content manager of K-12 programming.

Digital Dakota Network Staff
Digital Dakota Network (DDN) includes a network administrator, technical and
operations staff. The network administrator supervises the overall functions of Digital
Dakota Network (DDN). The DDN Video has combined some of the State’s finest
resources available to provide a competent and experienced staff for the operation of the
network. Day-to-day operations of the DDN video will be the joint responsibility of the
Mitchell Technical Institute (MTI) and the State of South Dakota.

Technical Staff
MTI and the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications will employ technicians
trained and certified in all aspects of compressed digital video. Offices will be
maintained in Mitchell and Pierre to provide a timely response to problems encountered
in the use of the network. This technical staff will be the first line of assistance to
schools operating as part of the DDN video.

Operations Staff
The staff provides policy implementation, centralized scheduling, billing, and reporting
functions as for operation of the DDN video. This group of trained professionals will
assist schools in maximizing the Impact of this valuable new tool for education.




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Chamberlain School District
The Chamberlain School District 7-1 has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding
with the South Dakota Department of Education (DOE) to define the responsibilities of
DECA and the District in the installation, use, and maintenance of the video component
of Connecting the Schools. In addition, each school district will:
     Determine community public access for use if the room after priority educational
       times.
     Designate a site coordinator for each DDN video room location (see
       responsibilities listed below).
     Provide site coordinator contact and classroom capacity information to DDN
       Video.
     If originating distance-learning classes, the district will provide course/event
       requirements to receiving schools.
     If receiving distance-learning classes, the district will follow the course/event
       requirements of the originating school.
     If sending or receiving distance learning classes, the district agrees to comply
       with data gathering requests from DECA.

Site Coordinator
These individuals are the front-line contacts for the DDN Video users. They are
designated by each school to be accountable for the site’s operations. Site coordinator
responsibilities include:
     Serve as liaison between users, DDN Video Network staff, and other sites.
     Arrange for and provide logistical assistance for participants, including receiving
       advance materials from videoconference organizers, placing it in classrooms, and
       returning literature to videoconference organizers (provided that a stamped, self-
       addressed envelope is supplied by the organizer).
     Provide operational support for the classroom.
     Monitor classroom facilities when in operation and report all technical problems
       according to the reporting procedure within 24 hours.
     Assist with remote testing and troubleshooting of DDN Video equipment in
       coordination with DDN Video technical staff.
     For each videoconference scheduled, the site coordinator will assure that the
       classroom is accessible and working order.
     Provide instructions on how to contact the site coordinator during regular business
       hours, and post a current list of support personnel and telephone numbers in the
       classroom and inform participants about problem reporting procedures and phone
       location.
     Provide equipment training to local users, faculty and staff.
     Ensure that local site rules are adhered to.




                        HOW TO CONTACT PEOPLE


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Site Coordinators
Site coordinator contact information is posted on the DDN web site at DDNnet.net.
This site includes a contact list for each DDN video site. Chamberlain School District 7-
1 Site Coordinator information follows:

       Site Coordinator:
       Telephone:              234-4471
       Fax:                    234-4479
       E-mail:

Technical and Operations Staff
Digital Dakota Network (DDN) Video staff can be reached for normal business and
scheduling assistance from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday by calling 1-888-
356-2030. Electronic submissions are possible via the DDNnet.net home page.

A trouble line has been established to assist with any problem users may encounter
with the electronic classroom. Trained personnel will be available during scheduled
conference times by calling 1-800-567-8345.


                              ISSUES TO CONSIDER
Time Zones
South Dakota is divided into two time zones. All scheduling is done in Central Time.
The appropriate time zone should always be indicated on registration and marketing
materials.
Guidelines for Number of Sites and Participants
As with any face-to-face meeting, the more participants involved, the less chance each
has to interact. Likewise, it is often harder to hear the presenter in large meetings due to
ambient noise in the room. Such environmental noise impacts audio on the Network in
much the same way. Fewer sites and participants can increase interaction and reduce
distractions. However, if less interaction is required, specific periods are set aside for
interaction, or when the network’s audio mute (privacy) function is used properly, the
quality of interaction increases for larger videoconferences. When any class size grows
to a point of concern it is suggested that each receiving site make local classroom
facilitators available for monitoring and student assistance.
DDN Video Classroom Capacity
Videoconferences must not exceed the listed studio capacities. Under special
circumstances overflow or other seating arrangements may be possible on a per-site
basis. Chamberlain High School site capacity is 25. Chamberlain Middle School site
capacity is 15.

Advance Material Mailing/Faxing Coordination
If materials of any type need to be mailed, faxed, or electronically transferred to a site
prior to a class, it must be pre-arranged between the sending teacher/presenter and site
coordinator. Requirements and procedures regarding these types of materials for K-12




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classes should be dictated in the course syllabi or instructional policies of the sending
school.

Security
While the DDN Video does not offer encryption or “scrambling” capability, there are
several security provisions inherent in the system. The DDN is a digital closed circuit
interactive communications network. Sound and picture are converted into a digital
stream immediately by the computer system located at the local site. The journey of this
digital stream takes it through many of the state’s telephone companies to the DDN hub
locations in Mitchell or Pierre. The hub locations use several powerful computing
systems to combine this data into groups that have been pre-designated by yet another
group of scheduling computers. The combined data is then shared among an assigned
group. The video conferencing equipment at your site is then capable of receiving and
decoding the digital signal into sound and picture. Unlike standard computer network
systems, these data signals cannot be split or taped. Any attempt to intercept or decode
that digital stream between intended sites would alarm the system and destroy the
content. Conference security cannot be compromised at any location between the
originating and receiving site.

The DDN staff monitors the activity of the network through computer driven menus that
show only the status of the connection. No hub location has the ability to actually see or
hear the conference.

The signals can be intercepted at the local sites after they are decoded. Some locations
may tap off picture and sound to allow for distribution to multiple rooms or the
Principal’s office for student monitoring. Sites using these monitoring systems are very
rare and those concerns must be addressed at local levels. If you have a security concern,
check with the local site prior to the conference to see if additional monitoring has been
added to the standard VTEL setup.

It is technically possible to add an additional site to a conference without your
knowledge. That practice would be a violation of your trust and the professional ethics of
the DDN staff. The DDN will not schedule an additional site(s) to observe or monitor
a conference without permission from the originating site.

                      DDN SCHEDULING PROCEDURES
Remote Access to DDN Schedule
The master schedule is maintained by DDN Video central scheduling. However, the
network scheduling system is web-based and may be accessed for review and requests
submitted at DDNnet.net. Remote users may browse the database for available times as
well as other read-only functions. Email or fax notification will be made to site
coordinators when their site has been scheduled for a class or program.




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Event Start and Stop Times
The Digital Dakota Network schedules in 10-minute increments. Conferences will begin
or end on the hour or at :10, :20, :30, :40, :50 minutes after the hour. Conferences are
scheduled for whatever length of time needed (i.e. 50 minutes, 70 minutes, 90 minutes).
Please Note: For fee usage will be billed in half hour increments (30 minutes) regardless
of actual time used (i.e. a conference lasting an hour and 10 minutes will be billed at an
hour and a half.)

Hours of Operation
The DDN Video Network hours of operation have been set from 7AM to 10PM CT
Monday through Saturday. All requests to begin at times that do not fall into the regular
school day require site approval. Requests for network use outside of the hours of
operation will be considered pending approval from the DDN Network Administrator.

Scheduling on Traditional Holidays
The DDN video technical support will be closed on the following traditional holidays,
with actual days of observance dictated by State of South Dakota guidelines.
    New Year’s Day
    Memorial Day
    Independence Day
    Labor Day
    Thanksgiving Day
    Christmas

Scheduling on Non-traditional Holidays
The DDN video technical support will be open for educational events on the following
non-traditional holidays. We will be closed for non-educational users on these holidays.
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    President’s Day
    Native American Day
    Veteran’s Day

Inclement Weather Closure
If adverse weather causes an educational facility to close then the DDN Video classroom
at that site is considered closed. It is the responsibility of the site that hosts program
origination to contact DDN video operations and advise of the closing. If the
Chamberlain School District 7-1 is closed due to weather, both sites will be closed.

                               EVENT PRIORITIES
Intent of Priority Status
The purpose of designating use of the network is to allow the fullest access possible to
public education. The time periods set below are not meant to be exclusive of other non-
education events but rather to indicate the possibility of preemption during time periods
set aside for student, staff, and parental programming. Other events may be scheduled
during times set aside for specific activities, but, do so with the understanding these



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events may be interrupted or canceled by educational activities at the discretion of local
school district administration.

Designation of Time Priorities

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. central time
Administrative conferences for education and government

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. central time
Programming delivered to K-12 students and staff, originating from K-12 schools or
other educational institutions/entities

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. central time
Administrative conferences for education and government

5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. central time
This period is open to all users. Although K-12 education continues to be the highest
priority, lifetime learning opportunities, career enhancement seminars, and business and
industry training are considered vital to the State’s economic development efforts. Those
events can occur during this time period based on site approval and availability. See
section B Item 5 “Other Users”. A per site per hour fee will apply to non-educational
users during all hours of operation.

Preemption by Governor
The Governor is authorized to preempt scheduled events as well as schedule outside of
the regular hours of operation, i.e. Sundays and holidays. Such authority would be
exercised in critical times such as tragedies or acts of God that significantly impact the
entire state.

                         SCHEDULING PROCEDURES
Events may be submitted to DDN Video scheduling by three methods:
    Electronic Submissions (Preferred Method)
      A request form may be submitted on line at DDNnet.net. This is the preferred
      method of scheduling. A confirmation of the request will be returned via email to
      the sender within 24 hours.
    Faxed Submission
      A fax line has been designated for scheduling requests on the DDN. The form
      may be printed from the DDN website. Submit the completed fax request to
      (605)773-6581. A receipt confirmation of the request will be returned via email
      to the site coordinator within 24 hours.
    Telephone Submission
      It is recommended that voice submissions be used only when short timelines are
      necessary and the program is a single event (see ad-hoc and last minute
      scheduling). Immediate confirmation and scheduling can be obtained by voice
      submissions.


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There are three scheduling processes used by DDN Video users to submit requests.
Following is a general discussion of each process. Detailed instructions are available at
DDNnet.net.

Educational Advance Scheduling
This process is for educational users to schedule DDN video sessions for upcoming
semesters. Typically, sessions are scheduled during this process are for semester or
yearlong courses. Deadlines for advance scheduling begin approximately 4 months
before a semester and are listed below. Additionally, educational users will have priority
to schedule video sessions for events occurring between 60 – 120 days outs.

Scheduling deadlines for each semester
Fall Semester and year-long classes . . . . . . . . May 15th
Spring Semester . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 15th
Summer Semester . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . March 15th

First Come – First Served Scheduling
This scheduling process is used for scheduling events no more than 60 days in advance.
Time of receipt of the scheduling request is the priority during this process. Non-
educational users will be limited to using this scheduling process for DDN Video sites.

Ad-Hoc or Last minute Scheduling
DDN Video sites may be scheduled at the last minute via telephone. The Ad-hoc/last
minute scheduling process is used for new requests or modifications to a session
scheduled to occur in less than 48 hours, not including Saturday or Sunday. The user is
required to call all sites to verify site availability and alert the site coordinator that an Ad-
hoc/last minute request is in the process. The request is not submitted through the DDN
video scheduling web site. Instead, the user makes the request by calling the DDN
Central Scheduling at 1-888-356-2030 and provided the information from the Ad
Hoc/Last Minute Scheduling Checklist (see Attachment 1). For requests within 48 hours,
not including Saturday or Sunday, DDN Video sites have the right to accept or reject the
request.

                                              SITE FEES

DDN Video Network Hourly Rates
Users nor covered under other contract-for-use agreements may have access to the DDN
Network on a rate structure, which allows usage by the hour. This rate has been set by
estimating the actual cost of providing this service by the Bureau of Information
Technologies and is set at $30.00 per hour per site for in-state conferences. This rate will
be billed on half-hour increments with fractional periods rounded up to the next half-
hour. For example, a forty-five minute conference would be scheduled and billed as one
hour. Interstate conferences may incur additional charges. Contact DDN Central
Scheduling at 1-888-356-2030 to discuss interstate fees.



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Billing of Facility Use Fees – Administrative Rule
The Chamberlain School District 7-1 provides access and use of their site at no charge.

                            OTHER USERS OF DDN
The State of South Dakota recognizes the contribution that is made to out educational
system by many outside of the K-12 public education world. The funding required for
the operation of the DDN Video is allocated each year by the legislature. These tax
dollars are set-aside for K-12 public education in our state. Because of the nature of
these funds, non-public educational users of the system must contribute to the support
and operation of the Network.

South Dakota University System
Offering students a head start on their college career and the opportunity for adults to
obtain an advanced degree without leaving their hometown are greatly desired options
brought to communities by the DDN Video. Toward this end, the DDN Video has
entered into an agreement with state universities that allows access to the Network for
educational purposes with an annual fee for the service. This use is restricted to
interactive videoconferencing. Access will be accomplished through the DDN Video
classroom (formerly the RDT Network studio) or the Governor’s Electronic Classrooms
located at each of the state universities. The former RDT Network facilities located on
the campus of state universities will continue to be scheduled for usage through the DDN
master scheduling system.

Private and Tribal Higher Education Systems
South Dakota’s private and tribal post-secondary facilities will have access to the DDN
Video via ISDN and other network facilities. A per hour fee for service or an annual
network management contract will be necessary for these non-public facilities. Direct
connections to the DDN Video via fixed or full time network infrastructure is possible
under special provisions. These provisions would require systems engineering plans that
meet the state videoconferencing standards and infrastructure to a DDN Video hub
location. All requests for this type of service will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

South Dakota Technical Institutes
As part of DECA, the State’s technical institutes will operate under the public school
policies. The former RDT Network facilities located at the technical institutes will
continue to be scheduled foe usage through the DDN master scheduling system. These
studios will continue to be operated by the State of South Dakota and are subject to the
policies that govern the operations of the former RDT Network.

Private, Tribal, Home, and Parochial Schools
The State of South Dakota realizes that public education is not the only type of school
system in operation and that those other school environments may benefit from the
advantages and opportunities brought by the DDN. Other non-public schools in South
Dakota operating independent distance learning systems may have access to the DDN
Video under special provisions. These provisions would require systems engineering


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plans that meet the state videoconferencing standards and infrastructure to a DDN Video
hub location. Additionally, annual network management fees or an hourly access fee
would apply. Decisions regarding access to the DDN will be determined on a case-by-
case basis.

Government
This network is designed and intended for use by public school districts, however,
government operations of the State of South Dakota may be conducted on the DDN
Video. State government will be allowed to conduct business and administrative
conferences on the network during special times set aside by the network administrator
outside of regular class time. Emergency operation of the DDN Video will provide
unrestricted access to the executive branch of government at the demand of the Governor
or appropriate government official. (See “Preemption by Governor” Section B Item 2)

Business and Industry
The DDN provides some locations in the state that serve as the primary business and
industry video network in South Dakota. These sites are located throughout the State and
are available for booking at all times. Site locations and rates are available by calling
(605)773-3333 or from the web at state.sd.us/bit/tele.rdtn/rdtn.htm. Business and
industry may use the DDN video Network during the non-educational use time (5:00 –
10:00 p.m.). This use is subject to site availability and approval.

For-Profit Educational Programming
For-profit entities must receive approval from the Department of Education and Cultural
Affairs prior to offering educational programming during the 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. time
period. This can be accomplished by contacting the DECA Office of Technology at
(605)773-6118.

                      DDN Ad-Hoc Scheduling Checklist
The Ad-hoc scheduling process is used for new requests or modifications to a sessions
scheduled to occur in less than 48 hours, not including Saturday or Sunday.

                Contact the DDN Central Scheduling at 888-356-2030

The DDN Scheduling staff will request the following information:

   1.   Name
   2.   Phone Number
   3.   DDN Reservation number if modifying an existing request
   4.   Name of session
   5.   Session date
   6.   State time
   7.   End time
   8.   Anticipated number of participants
   9.   Origination site


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   10. Remote site(s)
   11. Have you checked for site availability?
   12. Who did you talk to at each site?

For Ad-Hoc scheduling requests, the requester MUST call each site to notify the site
coordinator about the last minute request and to check that no other activity is scheduled
in the site’s DDN classroom.

NOTE: For requests within 48 hours, not including Saturday or Sunday, DDN sites
have the right to accept or reject the request.

      10. District’s policy for usage/maintenance/upgrading
       of telecommunications equipment inclusive of data,
                          video, and voice.
The district will rewire closets as needed and purchase switches so that service to those
using the district telecommunications equipment can do so in a seamless manner.
Internet connection increased from 10 to 20 mg at a cost of approximately $1,000/month
(pre-e-rate.)


                 11. E-Rate Document retention policy.
The district follows all state and federal requirements for document retention.


                  12. Children’s Internet Protection Act
Introduction
It is the policy of the Chamberlain School District 7-1 to (a) prevent user access over its
computer network to, or transmission of, inappropriate material via Internet, electronic
mail, or other forms of direct electronic communications; (b) prevent unauthorized access
and other unlawful online activity; (c) prevent unauthorized online disclosure, use, or
dissemination of personal identification information of minors; and (d) comply with the
Children’s Internet Protection Act (Pub. L. No. 106-554 and 47 USC 254(h)).

Definitions
Key terms are as defined in the Children’s Internet Protection Act.

Access to Inappropriate Material
To the extent practical, technology protection measures (or “Internet filter”) shall be used
to block or filter Internet, or other forms of electronic communications, access to
inappropriate information.
Specifically, as required by the Children’s Internet Protection Act, blocking shall be
applied to visual depictions of material deemed obscene or child pornography, or any
material deemed harmful to minors.




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Subject to staff supervision, technology protection measures may be disabled or, in case
of minor, minimized only for a bona fide research or other lawful purposes.

Inappropriate Network Usage
To the extent practical, steps shall be taken to promote the safety and security of users of
the Chamberlain School district online computer network when using electronic mail,
chat rooms, instant messaging and other forms of direct electronic communications.
Specifically, as required by the Children’s Internet Protection Act, prevention of
inappropriate network usage includes; (a) unauthorized access, including so-called
“hacking: and other unlawful activities; and (b) unauthorized disclosure, use, and
dissemination of personal identification information regarding minors.

Supervision and Monitoring
It shall be the responsibility of all members of the Chamberlain School District staff to
supervise and monitor usage of the online computer network access to the Internet in
accordance with this policy and the Children’s Internet Protection Act.
Procedures for the disabling or otherwise modifying any technology protection measures
shall be the responsibility of Timothy Mitchell, Chamberlain School District
Superintendent or designated representative.

Adoption
The Chamberlain School Board adopted this Internet Safety Policy at a public meeting,
following normal public notice, on July 9, 2007.

CIPA definitions of terms:
Technology Protection Measure. The term “technology protection measure” means a
specific technology that blocks or filters Internet access to visual depictions that are:
1. Obscene, as that term is defined in section 1460 of Title 18, United States Code;
2. Child Pornography, as that term is defined in section 2256 of Title 18 , United States
Code; or
3. Harmful to minors.
Harmful to Minors. The term “Harmful to minors” means any picture, image, graphic
image file, or other visual depiction that:
1. Taken as a whole and with respect to minors, appeals to prurient interest in nudity, sex,
or excretion:
2. Depicts, describes, or represents, in a patently offensive way with respect to what is
suitable for minors, an actual or simulated sexual act or sexual contact, actual or
simulated normal or perverted sexual acts, or lewd exhibition of the genitals; and
3. Taken as a whole lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value as to
minors.
Sexual Act; Sexual Contact. The terms “sexual act” and Sexual contact” have the
meanings given such terms in section 2246 of Title 18, United States Code.




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                     13. Collaboration with Adult Literacy
       Describe your districts collaboration or development with adult literacy service
        providers to maximize the use of available technologies, training facilities, and
        project related resources. If this is not applicable, please state as such.

The Chamberlain School District 7-1 has established a working relationship with the local Adult Literacy
Council. The district makes available technology, training facilities, and other related resources upon
request.
                                         14. Evaluation
Technology implementation is a continuous process that adapts to the organization’s
changing circumstances and includes on-going evaluation. Effective evaluation will
force planners to rethink and adapt objectives, priorities, and strategies as implementation
proceeds. Continuous evaluation also facilitates making changes if aspects of the plan
are not working.

Evaluation will be conducted in the following ways:
       1) Observation—Both positive and negative—By those using the technology
       2) Interviews
       3) Informal and formal meetings and planning sessions
       4) Written/On-line Surveys
       5) Curriculum Review Process
       6) Standardized Test Scores

The Technology Committee is responsible for collecting data to assess the effectiveness
of this plan and its implementation.

The District Technology Committee will annually review the technology plan and make
recommendations. The committee will make necessary revisions and make
recommendations to the School Board of any technology areas that need to be addressed.
The Technology Acquisition Plan will be presented to relate any hardware purchases that
need to be made and the Software Acquisition Plan will relate any software purchases to
be recommended. Our district does not require the School Board approval although we
do keep the School Board informed on all areas of our technology plan.

We will also use the results of the teacher, staff, student, parent, and alumni survey to
monitor our progress on staying current with hardware and software. Surveying past
graduates will keep us informed and be used as an evaluation of our plan on student
performance in the areas of preparing them for college needs or job market requirements.

Our plan, has been formulated to be a workable document therefore, we feel the
following areas need to be reviewed annually:




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Inventory
On an annual basis the technology coordinator will update the room by room inventory of
district hardware. Based on the need for teacher requests (Wish Lists) hardware upgrades
can be assessed and implemented.

Infrastructure
The technology committee needs to be aware of changes and upgrades to infrastructure
and they need to be examined on a regular basis taking into consideration the changing
technology as well as the needs of the district.

Needs Assessments
The technology committee will be responsible for creating a process (online surveys) that
allows an annual assessment of the technological needs of the district and make the
needed revisions to the technology plan upon the result of these assessments.

Goals and Objectives
On an annual basis the technology committee will examine whether the district goals and
objectives have been met and review the need for new or modified goals and objectives.
This may also require a revision of the action plan.

Vision
The technology committee will review the district’s vision statement in light of changing
technology and student needs on a regular basis.

Professional Development
As new staff members enter the district and existing staff members seek new challenges
for students, the technology committee will need to examine other training options for
teachers and administration. The technology committee will need to examine regularly
other training options for the teachers and administration.

Curriculum Integration
Curriculum integration needs to be examined on an annual basis as course offerings
change, student competencies increase and technology is updated.

Action Plan
The Action Plan will need to be reviewed and revised annually to find those areas that
have been met and to identify new areas that require updating.

Student Performance
Student performance will be examined as achievement test scores are evaluated. We will
search for a tool to provide us with the ability to accurately evaluate the influence of the
technology plan on student performance.




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