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									                                                                        Implementation of Technology
                                                                                An Administrators Planning Guide

                        School_________________________ Date____________ Completed by________________________

                        Directions: Highlight the portions of the rubric which best describes the current status of you school.

Components                                       Stage One: Initial                Stage Two:                        Stage Three: Refining              Stage Four: Fully
                                                                                   Established                                                          Accomplished

      1. Planning                                -No technology plan exists        -A technology plan has been       -A technology plan has been        -Staff, students, and
         Plan Development                                        Or
                                                                                   or is being developed with        developed with widespread          community are well informed
         Public Awareness                                                         widespread staff, student, and    staff and community input.         about and involved in
         Long-Term                              -A technology plan was            community input.                  -Significant efforts are           implementing and evaluating
           Planning                              previously developed, but                                           underway to build greater          components of the technology
                                                 without staff/community input                                       staff, student, and community      plan.
                                                                                                                     awareness and understanding
                                                                                                                     of the plan.
      2. Funding                                 -Technology funding is            -Technology funding is limited    -Technology funding is             -Permanent line items exist is
         Division Budget                        sporadic and mostly derives       and budgeted on a year-to-        supported by regular budgets.      regular budgets.
         Partnerships                           from one-time-only                year basis.                       -Partnerships are being            -Partnerships are well-
         Funding from                           allocations.                      -Partnerships do not exist or     developed or enhanced.             established and may be
           Outside Sources                       -No partnerships exist.           are in initial development.       -Some funding from outside         expanding.
                                                 -No funding has been sought       -Funding from outside             sources exists.                    -Funding from outside
                                                 from outside sources.             sources has been considered.                                         sources is consistent and may
                                                                                                                                                        be expanding.
      3. Evaluation of                           -No needs assessment is           -Needs assessment is              -Needs assessment is               -Needs assessment is
         Effectiveness                           conducted.                        superficial, incomplete, and      consistent and covers most of      frequent, consistent, and
         Assessment of                          -Use of technology is not         inconsistent.                     the important elements.            covers all of the important
           Needs                                 monitored.                        -Monitoring of use is sporadic.   -Monitoring of use is routine.     elements. Results are quickly
         Monitoring of                          -Evaluation and reporting         -Evaluation is in place, but      -Evaluation is in place,           returned to participants.
           Student/Teacher                       strategies are not in place.      does not provide useful and       providing useful and timely        -Monitoring of use is routine.
           Use                                                                     timely information.               information.                       -Evaluation is in place,
         Evaluation of                                                            -Reporting of progress occurs     -Reporting of progress occurs      providing useful and timely
           Progress                                                                regularly, but is not shared or   regularly, is shared, but is not   information that aids in routine
         Reporting of                                                             valued.                           used in decision making.           decision-making.
           Progress                                                                                                                                     -Reporting of progress occurs
                                                                                                                                                        frequently and is used for
                                                                                                                                                        decision-making.



Adapted from Cupertino Union School District Planning Materials                  Implementation of Technology                                                                 Page 1 of 7
                                                                           Implementation of Technology
                                                                                           A Planning Guide

                        School_________________________ Date____________ Completed by________________________

          Directions: Highlight the portions of the rubric which best describes the current status of you school.
Components            Stage One: Initial            Stage Two:                 Stage Three: Refining        Stage Four: Fully
                                                    Established                                             Accomplished

      4. Access/                                 -Appropriate technology tools        -Acquisition of appropriate        -Appropriate technology tools     -Appropriate technology tools
         Configuration                           (equipment, applications, &          technology tools is planned or     are readily accessible to meet    are readily to accessible to
         By Students                            supplies) are absent or in           in progress.                       student and staff needs in a      meet most, if not all, student
         By Teachers                            limited supply.                      -Access points are limited in      majority of classrooms and        and staff needs.
         By Administration                      -Access points are very              number and type (labs,             work locations.                   -A wide variety of access
                                                 limited in number and type           distributive labs, work            -A variety of access points are   points are in place and can be
                                                 (labs, distributive labs, work       stations).                         in place (labs, distributive      systematically modified to
                                                 stations).                                                              labs, work stations).             accommodate changes in
                                                                                                                                                           user patterns.
      5. Curriculum                              -Technology use as a routine         -Technology use as a routine       -Technology use as a routine      -Technology use as a routine
         Lesson Planning                        part of classroom curriculum         part of classroom curriculum       part of classroom curriculum      part of classroom curriculum
         Levels, Frequency,                     is rare and usually limited to a     occurs at a number of              occurs at all schools,            is an expectation at all
           and Range of Use                      few staff members.                   schools, involving several         involving most staff members.     schools for all staff.
         Teacher Research                       -Technology use is limited to        staff members at each site.        -Technology use is common         -Technology use is common
                                                 one or two subject areas.            -Technology use is common          for most areas of curriculum      for all or almost all areas of
                                                 -Technology use in the               for several areas of               and at all or almost all grade    curriculum and is common at
                                                 curriculum is limited to one or      curriculum and common at           levels.                           all grade levels.
                                                 two grade levels.                    multiple grade levels.             -Technology use by teachers       -Technology use be teachers
                                                 -Technology use by teachers          -Technology use by teachers        for research and curriculum       for research and curriculum
                                                 for research and curriculum          for research and curriculum        development occurs regularly.     development is an
                                                 development is rare.                 development occurs in some                                           expectation and is
                                                                                      instances.                                                           encouraged routinely.
      6. Instruction                             -Technology use in direct or         -Technology is used primarily      -Technology is used regularly     -Technology is used in a wide
         Conditions of Use                      small group instruction is rare.     for direct instruction to the      both for direct of entire         variety of settings, including
         Levels, Frequency,                     -Technology is used primarily        entire classroom.                  classroom and for small group     whole group, small group, and
           and Range of Use                      as a reward for finished work.       -Students use of technology is     instruction.                      individualized instruction.
                                                 -Students use technology             focused on the development         -Many students use                -Use by students is well
                                                 primarily to practice skills.        and practice of specific skills.   technology for purposes           beyond skill building and
                                                                                                                         beyond simple development         practice.
                                                                                                                         and practice of skills.



Adapted from Cupertino Union School District Planning Materials                     Implementation of Technology                                                                Page 2 of 7
                                                                         Implementation of Technology
                                                                                         A Planning Guide

                        School_________________________ Date____________ Completed by________________________

          Directions: Highlight the portions of the rubric which best describes the current status of you school.
Components            Stage One: Initial            Stage Two:                 Stage Three: Refining        Stage Four: Fully
                                                    Established                                             Accomplished

      7. Technological                           -Technological Literacy is not     -Technological Literacy is       -Technological Literacy is        -Technological Literacy is
         Literacy                                included in the student            included as a separate part of   included as an integral part of   included as an integral part of
         Outcomes                               learning outcomes.                 student learning outcome         all appropriate student           all appropriate student
         Curriculum                             -Technological Literacy is not     statements.                      learning outcomes.                learning outcomes.
         Instruction                            part of the curriculum.            -Technological Literacy skills   -Technological Literacy skills    -All teachers integrate
         Resources                              -Technological Literacy skills     are taught by some teachers.     are taught by many teachers.      Technological Literacy skills
         Access                                 are taught in only a limited       -Resources lack depth and        -Resources are varied and         into all aspects of their
                                                 number of classrooms, based        are not available to all         comprehensive.                    instruction.
                                                 on teacher interest.               students.                        -Most students have at least      -Resources are
                                                 -Resources are not available       -Some students may use their     some access to learning           comprehensive, providing
                                                 or are not specifically            Technological Literacy skills    opportunities, although there     depth and diversity, to meet
                                                 targeted.                          to perform meaningful work.      may be some special groups        the needs of all teachers and
                                                                                                                     of who have limited or narrow     learners.
                                                                                                                     access, such as students in       -All students routinely have
                                                                                                                     special education or other        access to a wide variety of
                                                                                                                     programs.                         opportunities to learn and
                                                                                                                                                       strengthen their Technological
                                                                                                                                                       Literacy skills and to apply
                                                                                                                                                       these skills in a meaningful,
                                                                                                                                                       authentic manner.




Adapted from Cupertino Union School District Planning Materials                   Implementation of Technology                                                              Page 3 of 7
                                                                         Implementation of Technology
                                                                                        A Planning Guide

                        School_________________________ Date____________ Completed by________________________

          Directions: Highlight the portions of the rubric which best describes the current status of you school.
Components            Stage One: Initial            Stage Two:                 Stage Three: Refining        Stage Four: Fully
                                                    Established                                             Accomplished

      8. Staff Development                       -Technology training occurs       -Technology training occurs       -Technology training occurs       -All education staff (teachers,
         Frequency                              infrequently.                     regularly for certain types of    regularly for all types of        aides, administrators, clerical
         Participants                           -Technology training is           participants (lead teachers,      participants, but participation   staff) are required to
         Planning and                           targeted for a limited number     mentors, computer teachers).      is not an                         participate regularly in
           Assessment of                         or type of participant.           -Technology training is           expectation/requirement for       technology coursework
           Effectiveness                         -Technology training occurs       planned and scheduled based       all.                              designed specifically for
         Support Systems                        only because something new        in part on some sort of needs     -Technology training for other    particular work settings.
         Incentives                             has been introduced to the        assessment.                       types of participants may be      -Staff and budget are
         Staff Evaluation                       system and is not based on a      -Training occurs as a series of   inconsistent.                     allocated for coaching and
                                                 needs assessment.                 isolated offerings, focused of    -Training is a designed as a      other types of one-on-one
                                                 -No system or support or          specific skills or resources.     sequence that includes both       support for learners.
                                                 incentive is in place.            -Effectiveness (quality and       skill building and situation-     -Staff and budget are
                                                 -Technology skills are not a      impact) of training is not        based utilization, with           allocated for the specific
                                                 part of staff evaluation.         monitored.                        opportunities for observation,    purpose of monitoring the
                                                                                   -Support for learners is          coaching, and systematic          quality of training and of
                                                                                   available when requested.         refinement.                       evaluating the actual impact
                                                                                   -Some incentive systems are       -Effectiveness (quality and       of training.
                                                                                   in place.                         impact) of training is            -Utilization of training is
                                                                                   -Some staff evaluations may       monitored routinely.              monitored and is an important
                                                                                   include growth in and use of      -Technology learning is a         part of staff evaluation.
                                                                                   technology skills.                specific component of many
                                                                                                                     staff evaluation documents.
                                                                                                                     -Ongoing support for learners
                                                                                                                     is readily available.
                                                                                                                     -A variety of incentive
                                                                                                                     systems are in place.
                                                                                                                     -Technology skills are
                                                                                                                     frequently a component in
                                                                                                                     staff evaluation.




Adapted from Cupertino Union School District Planning Materials                  Implementation of Technology                                                                Page 4 of 7
                                                                         Implementation of Technology
                                                                                       A Planning Guide

                        School_________________________ Date____________ Completed by________________________

                        Directions: Highlight the portions of the rubric which best describes the current status of you school.

Components                                       Stage One: Initial               Stage Two:                        Stage Three: Refining             Stage Four: Fully
                                                                                  Established                                                         Accomplished

      9. Technology Support                      -No technology support is        -Sporadic technology support      -Technology support is            Technology support is
         Availability of                        available.                       is available.                     provided by one or two of the     provided by two or more of
           Support                                                                -Technology support is            following:                        the following:
         Levels of                                                               provided through the efforts of   --a school-level position with    --a school-level position with
           Accessibility                                                          volunteers or part-time staff.    some specific duties to           primary responsibility to
         Staffing Patterns                                                                                         support technology.               support technology.
         Budget                                                                                                    --a division-level person who     --a division-level person
                                                                                                                    has responsibility for            whose primary responsibility
                                                                                                                    technology coordination,          is to support and coordinate
                                                                                                                    along with other duties.          technology.
                                                                                                                    --an organization of technical    --an organization of technical
                                                                                                                    assistance personnel.             assistance personnel.
      10. Policies and                           -No technology policies and      -Technology policies and          -Technology policies and          -Staff, students, and parents
          Procedures                             procedures are in place          procedures are in the process     procedures are in place, but      are informed about, and are
         Copyright and                          regarding:                       of being developed.               are inconsistently                implementing, technology
            Ethics                               --copyright, ethics,                                               implemented.                      policies and procedures.
         Telecom Use                            appropriate use of                                                 -Consistent efforts are being     -Software audits are
         Standards for                          telecommunications services,                                       made to implement the             conducted annually to ensure
            WWW Design and                       and WWW page design and                                            policies and procedures and       copyright compliance.
            Content                              content.                                                           to educate staff, students, and
                                                                                                                    parents about them.
      11. Networking                             -No network or Internet          -Some networking and/or           -Networking and Internet          -Networking and Internet
         Location                               access exists.                   Internet access is provided.      access exist in some              access exist in all classrooms
         Distribution                           -No network support exists.      -Volunteers or part-time          classrooms and libraries.         and all other instructional
         Support                                                                 employees provide network         -Designated school staff          spaces.
                                                                                  support and maintenance on        supports and maintains            -Networks are supported and
                                                                                  an as-needed basis.               networks, with assistance         maintained by a division-wide
                                                                                                                    from district personnel.          system of site and central
                                                                                                                                                      support.



Adapted from Cupertino Union School District Planning Materials                 Implementation of Technology                                                               Page 5 of 7
                                                                         Implementation of Technology
                                                                                        A Planning Guide

                        School_________________________ Date____________ Completed by________________________

                        Directions: Highlight the portions of the rubric which best describes the current status of you school.

Components                                       Stage One: Initial                Stage Two:                       Stage Three: Refining            Stage Four: Fully
                                                                                   Established                                                       Accomplished

      12. Technology Audit                        -No audit or survey is            -Staff is surveyed to           -A technology audit is used      -A division-wide technology
         Inventory                               conducted at the school site      determine the hardware in       for purchasing hardware at       audit is completed yearly and
         Purchases                               or within the district.           their classrooms or             the division and site levels.    hardware is purchased and
         Allocations                                                               workspaces.                     -The division maintains a        reallocated to staff needs and
                                                                                                                    database of all equipment        levels of use.
                                                                                                                    including purchase price, cost
                                                                                                                    and location.
      13. Equipment                               -There are no explicit            -Hardware and software          -Standards for most hardware     -Standards and procedures
          Standards                               standards for purchasing or       standards are being             and software are in place, but   are in place, are fully
         Hardware                                upgrading of hardware or          developed.                      are not well understood or       implemented, and are
         Software                                software.                         -A process for declaring        fully implemented.               reviewed regularly.
         Obsolescence                            -There is no process for          equipment obsolete is being     -Procedures for declaring        -Procedures for declaring
                                                  declaring equipment obsolete.     developed.                      equipment obsolete are in        equipment obsolete are in
                                                                                                                    place, but are not well          place, are fully implemented,
                                                                                                                    understood or fully              and are reviewed regularly.
                                                                                                                    implemented.
      14. Equipment Repair                        -No program for repair,           -Hardware repair, upgrade,      -The division has a system in    -Hardware is maintained
          and Maintenance                         upgrade, and maintenance of       and maintenance are the         place for maintenance,           regularly and is upgraded in a
         Procedures                              hardware is in place.             responsibility of individual    upgrading, and repairing of      timely, efficient, and cost-
         Monitoring                                                                sites or offices, who may       hardware, either internally or   effective manner by a
         Training                                                                  contract for outside service.   through outside contractors.     coordinated system of site
                                                                                    -Training is not available to   -Hardware is not always          and division personnel.
                                                                                    assist staff in maintenance     repaired timely, efficiently,    -A series of training
                                                                                    and repair.                     and cost effectively.            opportunities is readily
                                                                                                                    -Some training is available to   available to onsite and
                                                                                                                    support local maintenance        division personnel.
                                                                                                                    and repair.




Adapted from Cupertino Union School District Planning Materials                  Implementation of Technology                                                            Page 6 of 7
                                                                           Implementation of Technology
                                                                                           A Planning Guide

                        School_________________________ Date____________ Completed by________________________

                        Directions: Highlight the portions of the rubric which best describes the current status of you school.

Components                                       Stage One: Initial                   Stage Two:                           Stage Three: Refining                Stage Four: Fully
                                                                                      Established                                                               Accomplished

      15. Security                               -No hardware or desktop              -Desktop or hardware security        -The division has set policies       -Hardware and software
         Backup                                 security is in place.                is provided by sites.                and standards for hardware           security standards are
         Hardware                               -No backup procedures exist.         -Backup procedures are in            and desktop security.                adopted and procedures are
         Virus Protection                                                            place but are not followed           -Many users frequently use           implemented routinely.
                                                                                      regularly.                           backup procedures.                   -Backup procedures are
                                                                                                                                                                routinely and strictly utilized
                                                                                                                                                                by all users.
      16. Administrative and                     -A limited amount of                 -Information systems contain         -Information systems contain a       -Information systems contain a
          Student Information                    information on students,             a significant amount of              significant amount of reliable       significant amount of reliable
          Systems                                budget, equipment inventory,         information and are                  and valid information that can       and valid information that can
         Data                                   and other data is maintained         accessible by administrators         be reported in a number of           be reported in a number of
         Accessibility                          on databases.                        and some staff.                      ways.                                ways.
                                                                                                                           -Information systems are             -Use of information/
         Levels of Use                          -Access to information is            -Use of available information
                                                 limited to administrators only.      is not routinely integrated into     accessible by administrators         administrative systems is
                                                                                      planning, implementation, and        and all staff.                       required for all administrators
                                                                                                                           -Data is used routinely as a part    and all staff.
                                                                                      evaluation.
                                                                                                                           of decision making.                  -Data is used routinely as a part
                                                                                                                           -Some systems have become            of decision making.
                                                                                                                           paperless, with routine              -Many systems have become
                                                                                                                           procedures initiated and             paperless, with routine
                                                                                                                           completed electronically.            procedures initiated,
                                                                                                                                                                completed, and stored
                                                                                                                                                                electronically.
      17. New and Promising                      -No budget is available to           -A minimal and/or inconsistent       -Some funds are regularly            -A significant amount of funding
          Practices                              encourage innovation through         budget is available for some         allocated to support pilots.         is systematically allocated to
         Financial Support                      piloting of new/promising uses.      piloting.                            -Planning for innovation occurs      support new and promising
                                                 -No system is in place to            -Planning for innovation is          regularly and publicly.              practices.
         Staff Support                          encourage or support innovation.     inconsistent.                                                             -Support for innovation is a
                                                                                                                           -Specific timeless and targets are
            Systems                              -Opportunities to innovate           -Follow-up and evaluation of         established and monitored.           routine component of division-
         Opportunities                          happen only by chance or             pilots are non-existent or           -Evaluation reports are shared.      wide planning.
                                                 through the unsupported work of      irregular.                           -Many opportunities are available    -Innovations are carefully
                                                 individuals.                         -A few opportunities are available   to a widespread group of             designed and evaluated, and
                                                                                      to staff members.                    potential participants.              incorporated into programs.

Adapted from Cupertino Union School District Planning Materials                     Implementation of Technology                                                                       Page 7 of 7
Adapted from Cupertino Union School District Planning Materials   Implementation of Technology   Page 8 of 7

								
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