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					THE KITTATINNY REGIONAL CONSORTIUM

  LOCAL DISTRICT TECHNOLOGY PLAN
I. Stakeholders
                               Fredon Township School
                               334 Students 29 Teachers
                  Dr. Barbara Miller, Interim Superintendent of Schools
                      Salvatore Constantino, Asst. Supt. of Schools


                              Hampton Township School
                               442 Students 41 Teachers
                      Everett C. Burns, Chief School Administrator


                          Kittatinny Regional High School
                             1275 Students 110 Teachers
                      Robert G. Walker, Superintendent of Schools


                      Sandyston-Walpack Consolidated School
                               183 Students 22 Teachers
                    Martin G. Sumpman, Chief School Administrator


                              Stillwater Township School
                               441 Students 41 Teachers
                     S. William Shelton, Superintendent of Schools




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II.    Executive Summary

        The Kittatinny Region services approximately 2,200 students from preschool through grade twelve. The
region includes five school districts: Fredon, Hampton, Kittatinny Regional High School, Sandyston-Walpack, and
Stillwater. Kittatinny Regional is a seven through twelve high school and the four elementary schools include
grades pre-K (handicapped) through six. Since all the students attend the same high school beginning in grade
seven, good educational practice suggests that every student in the four elementary districts should have a similar
curriculum that is coordinated with the high school program. For this reason, the districts have decided to develop a
“regional” Technology Plan that serves all students in all instructional settings consistent with the NJ Core
Curriculum Content Standards.

       MISSION STATEMENT
       Teachers, students, administrators and support personnel in the Kittatinny Region will demonstrate
       proficiency with the use of technology to access and manage information and to incorporate the use
       of all sources of voice, video, and data in the teaching/ learning process as well as the day to day
       management of the schools. This will be evident through the use of a multi-media approach to
       teaching and learning that utilizes all forms of technology as powerful tools for constructing
       knowledge. It will be further evident in the use of up to date technology by a well-trained staff in the
       management of the schools and districts.

       The districts of the Kittatinny Regional consortium plan to maintain membership in the combined
       ETTC / Sussex County Technology Committee and to participate in any technical committee
       initiatives.



PLANNING PROCESS

Planning

        In the spring of 1997, a Kittatinny Regional Technology Committee was formed including the "technology
coordinators" from each district. This committee, along with administrative representation and the assistance of a
curriculum consultant working with the district has met regularly since the summer of 1997 and has:

  a) Developed and revised the Local Regional Technology plan based on the NJ Core Curriculum Content
     Standards.
  b) Surveyed the instructional, administrative, and support staff in terms of training and future training needs.
  c) Inventoried local district technology.
  d) Analyzed local district facility needs.
  e) Reviewed the current plan in terms of the Sussex County Technology Plan.
  f) Reviewed the plan and its revisions with local technology coordinators, advisory committees and boards of
     education.




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The Technology Committee has been established as a standing regional committee for several purposes.
They are:
       To review, update, and revise the technology plan after it has been approved.
       To make recommendations to local and regional administrative groups concerning the status of the
           plan.
       To review regional equipment and facility needs.
       To review the progress of staff development.
       To maintain an association with the county ETTC.
       To appoint a representative from the Technology Committee to all "Regional" Curriculum
           Committees.

       The Technology Plan was initially approved by each of the districts' Boards of Education during November
of 1997 and at a regional meeting to the staff and public for review, input, and advisement. The original plans were
approved by each board of education and by the New Jersey Department of Education.

       In November 2003, the technology coordinators of the five school districts met to devise the new Kittatinny
Regional Consortium Technology Plan. Each district’s technology committee, administration, and Board of
Education will review the plan. We decided to base our new plan on the 1997 edition with revisions.

         In December 2003 an on-line survey was conducted in all the districts. This survey was developed by the
technology coordinators and is based on State Standards, Research conducted by Dr. Jamie McKenzie and local
concerns of each coordinator. The results are incorporated in this plan and both the questions and raw data are
listed in appendix C.

       In October 2006, the technology coordinators of the five school districts met to devise the new Kittatinny
Regional Consortium Technology Plan. Each district’s technology committee, administration, and Board of
Education will review the plan. We decided to base our new plan on the 2003 edition with revisions as per a new
survey we decided to conduct prior to the next meeting.

       In November 2006 an on-line survey was conducted in all the districts. This survey was revised and
extended from the survey conducted in 2003. The results are incorporated in this plan and both the questions and
raw data are listed in appendix C.




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III.    Technology Overview
        A.1 Current Technology

Fredon Township School Current Technology Inventory 2007

   i.   Technology equipment and networking capacity
           o Configured Workstations - 68
           o Wireless Laptops - 3
           o CD Tower - 1
           o File Servers - 2
                   i. Network Operating Systems
                          1. Windows NT 4.0 server - 100 user
                          2. Windows 2003 server - 100 user
           o Digital Cameras - 2
           o Digital Video Input Devices - 2
           o Large Classroom Displays/Televisions – 19
           o PC-to-TV converters - 6
           o Projection Device – 17 DLP/LCD Projectors
           o Interactive Boards - 17
           o DVD/Laser disc Players – 24
           o Internal Network Connections – 28
           o WAN/Internet Connections T1 @ 1.54 Mb/sec
           o Firewall – 1 Sonic wall with Sonic guard Software
           o VCRs – 19
           o Cable TV Access Points – 25
           o Video Cameras – 2
           o Scanners – 3
           o Printers – 12
           o Fax – 1
           o Phone Lines (voice) – 12 line Centrex Phone Service
 ii.    Software used for curricular support and filtering
           o Library Automation - Spectrum Site License
           o Internet filtering software – Sonic Guard
           o Productivity/Workplace Readiness/Research - Microsoft Office 2000 Profess Ed., Microsoft
              Encarta, Edmark, Sunburst, The Learning Company, Knowledge Adv., DK Multimedia Software
              to integrate & reinforce curricular areas, Type to Learn 3 for Keyboarding
           o Realtime (Web-Based) for admin. functions
           o Special Needs Kurzweil, Write Out Loud, Intellikeys
 iii.   Technology maintenance policy and plans
           o Dell/Gateway On-site support for workstations
           o Dell Server Support
           o In-House tech. coordinator, 10 hr. week tech assistant, Realtime Support, Outside Consultant
              (Mike Marron) for Network Support
           o Norton AntiVirus Corp. Edition - Annually licensed
           o PC's serviced/updated over summer by Tech. Coordinator/Assistant
           o PC's are evaluated annually for upgrade/disposal/donation


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iv.    Telecommunications services
          o Tellurian Networks Internet Access
          o Sprint Telecommunications
 v.    Technical support
          o Sandra Opitz, Technology Coordinator 40% support time
          o Tech Assistant, 10 hrs./week
          o Mike Marron, Network/Server Support
          o Tellurian Networks/T-1 line, router support
vi.    Facilities infrastructure
          o Current Service Amperage - 600 amps.
          o Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches - 77
          o Amps per unit (2)
          o Total Amp Required for Workstations - 144
          o Number of TVs - 19
          o Amps per TV (2)
          o Total Amps Needed for TVs - 38
          o Total Amps Required for Technology Needs – 182
vii.   Other services
          o United Video Streaming - Site Licensed for School & Home Use
          o Web-based, filtered E-mail Service - 60-user




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Hampton Township School Current Technology Inventory 2007

  i.   Technology equipment and networking capacity
          a. Configured Workstations        -180
          b. File Servers - 4
                  i. Network Operating Systems
                         1. Windows 2003 Server
                         2. Mac OSX – 1 Server – unlimited user
                         3. Internet Gateway Server 1 – unlimited user
                         4. Dell Poweredge Server Windows 2000 – unlimited user
          c. Digital Cameras 2
          d. Large Classroom Displays – 2
          e. DVD/Laser disc Players – 12
          f. Portable Wireless laptop labs – 1 with 25 Macbooks
          g. Interactive Whiteboards – 27 installed/ 1 mobile
          h. Installed Projectors – 27
          i. Mobile Projector - 1
          j. Internal Network Connections – 100
          k. WAN/Internet Connections T1 @ 1.54 Mb/sec, 1@56K (access to DOEnet)
          l. VCRs – 5
          m. Cable TV Access Points – 5
          n. Televisions – 10
          o. Video Cameras – 1
          p. Scanners – 2
          q. Printers – 20
          r. Fax – 1
          s. Phone Lines (voice) – 9
 ii.   Software used for curricular support and filtering
          a. Library Automation - Spectrum/Winnebago
          b. Surf Control Intergate/Intelligence – Internet filtering software from Vicomsoft
          c. Microsoft Office 2000/XP
          d. Inspiration 7
          e. Kidspiration 2.0
          f. UltraKey
iii.   Technology maintenance policy and plans
          a. In - House support staff workstation & Software maintenance
          b. Microsoft School License Agreement
iv.    Telecommunications services
          a. VicomSoft Internet service
          b. Embarq telecommunications
          c. Tellurian Networks Email Service
 v.    Technical support
          a. Internal staff performs all maintenance




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vi.   Facilities infrastructure
         a. Current Service Amperage - 2000 Amps
         b. Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches - 111
         c. Amps per unit (2)
         d. Total Amp Required for Workstations - 222
         e. Number of TVs - 10
         f. Amps per TV (2)
         g. Total Amps Needed for TVs - 20
         h. Total Amps Required for Technology needs 248




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Kittatinny Regional High School Current Technology Inventory 2007

  i.   Technology equipment and networking capacity
          o Configured Workstations       -350
          o File Servers - 9
                  i. Network Operating Systems
                        1. Novell 6 servers - 2000 user Lic.
                        2. Windows 2000 servers-          3- 250 user
                        3. Linux Server - 1- unlimited user
          o Digital Cameras 5
          o Digital Video Input Devices -15
          o Large Classroom Displays – 11
          o DVD/Laser disc Players – 7
          o Portable Wireless laptop labs – 4 (12 computer clusters in each)
          o Internal Network Connections – 450
          o WAN/Internet Connections T1 @ 1.54 Mb/sec
          o VCRs – 99
          o Cable TV Access Points – 110
          o Televisions – 110
          o Video Cameras – 13
          o Scanners – 6
          o Printers – 54
          o Fax – 3
          o Phone Lines (voice) – 32 - PBX system
 ii.   Software used for curricular support and filtering
          o Library Automation - Spectrum/Winnebago
          o Guidance records – STI Office, STI Classroom Web
          o Surf Control Cyber-Patrol – Internet filtering software
          o Novell Netware
          o Novell GroupWise collaboration & e-mail
          o Microsoft SLA – covers all workstation operating system & applications
          o Kurzweil
iii.   Technology maintenance policy and plans
          o CNC File server Hardware & maintenance
          o In - House support staff workstation & Software maintenance
          o Novell Upgrade Maintenance
          o Microsoft School License Agreement
          o STI Office & Classroom Web maintenance & upgrades
 iv.   Telecommunications services
          o Net Access Internet service
          o Sprint telecommunications
 v.    Technical support
          o Creative Networking Concepts
          o Net Access Corporation




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vi.   Facilities infrastructure
         o Current Service Amperage - 2000 Amps
         o Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches - 400
         o Amps per unit (2)
         o Total Amp Required for Workstations - 800
         o Number of TVs - 110
         o Amps per TV (2)
         o Total Amps Needed for TVs – 220
         o Total Amps Required for Technology needs 1020




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Sandyston Walpack Consolidated School Current Technology Inventory 2007

  i.   Technology equipment and networking capacity
          o Configured Workstations        -79
          o File Servers - 3
                    i. Network Operating Systems
                          1. Windows 2000
                          2. Microsoft Exchange Server – E-mail server
                          3. Windows 2000 – Winnebago/Sagebrush Library Server
          o Digital Cameras 2
          o Digital Video Input Devices -0
          o Large Classroom Displays – 1
          o DVD/Laser disc Players – 1
          o Portable Wireless laptop labs – 1 (32 Computers)
          o Internal Network Connections –
          o WAN/Internet Connections – ISDN – 1 @ 56/64K
          o VCRs – 15
          o Cable TV Access Points – 16
          o Televisions – 16
          o Video Cameras – 1
          o Scanners – 3
          o Printers – 26
          o Fax – 1
          o Phone Lines (voice) – 5
 ii.   Software used for curricular support and filtering
          o Library Automation – Winnebago/Sagebrush
          o SonicWall – Internet Filtering Firewall Software
          o McAfee – Virus Protection Software
          o Microsoft Office
iii.   Technology maintenance policy and plans
          o In - House support
 iv.   Telecommunications services
          o Tellurian Internet service
          o Sprint telecommunications
 v.    Technical support
          o In-house
 vi.   Facilities infrastructure
          o Current Service Amperage – 550 amps
          o Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches - 44
          o Amps per unit (2)
          o Total Amp Required for Workstations - 88
          o Number of TVs - 16
          o Amps per TV (2)
          o Total Amps Needed for TVs – 32
          o Total Amps Required for Technology needs 42




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Stillwater Township School Technology Inventory 2007

  i.   Technology equipment and networking capacity
          o Configured Workstations – 140
          o File Servers - 3
          o Network Operating Systems
          o Windows 2003 Servers: 1 – 100 user Lic.
          o ActivBoards – 26 Boards & Projectors
          o Digital Cameras - 2
          o Large Classroom Displays – 3
          o DVD/Laser disc Players – 2
          o Internal Network Connections – 129
          o WAN/Internet Connections T1 @ 1.54 Mb/sec
          o VCRs – 14
          o Cable TV Access Points – 38
          o Televisions – 15
          o Video Cameras – 2 VHS
          o Printers – 48
          o Fax – 2
          o Phone Lines (voice) – 12 - PBX system
 ii.   Software used for curricular support and filtering
          o Library Automation - Spectrum/Winnebago
          o SASI - attendance, student, and staff information
          o CDK – BOE accounting software
          o Watch Guard Fire Wall – system protection and filtering
          o Surf Control – 100 User Lic.
          o Symantec anti Virus – 140 Lic.
          o Symantec mail security anti SPAM – 60 Lic.
          o Symantec Exchange 5.0 – e-mail
          o Office 2003 (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, & Word)    – 140 user Lic.
          o Promethean Active Board Interactive Software – Open Lic. with ActivBoards
          o Various simulation and practice software titles
iii.   Technology maintenance policy and plans
          o George Hayes – I.T.
          o In - House support staff workstation & Software maintenance
 iv.   Telecommunications services
          o Net Access Internet service
          o Embarq telecommunications
 v.    Technical support
          o George Hayes – I.T.
          o In-house staff
 vi.   Facilities infrastructure
          o Current Service Amperage - 600 Amps
          o Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches - 130
          o Amps per unit (2)
          o Total Amp Required for Workstations – 26


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o Number of TVs - 15
o Amps per TV (2)
o Total Amps Needed for TVs – 30
o Total Amps Required for Technology needs – 290




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A.2 Technology Inventory needed through 2010

Fredon School

Area of Need                   Describe for 2007-8                             Describe for 2008-9                         Describe for 2009-10

Technology        Configured Workstations – 78                       Configured Workstations – 90                Configured Workstations – 100
Equipment         Laptop computers - 4                               Laptop computers - 6                        Laptop computers - 10
                  File Servers                                       File Servers                                File Servers
                       NT 4.0 Server                                      Windows 2003 Server and                     Windows 2003 Server
                       Windows 2003 Server and                            New Library Server                          Library Server
                       Winnebago Spectrum Server                     Digital Cameras – 3                              Possible Web Server
                  Digital Cameras – 3                                Large Classroom Displays                    Digital Cameras – 3
                  Large Classroom Displays                                Smartboards – 8                        Large Classroom Displays
                       Smartboards – 8                                    Activboards – 10                            Smartboards – 8
                       Activboards - 10                                   1 Portable Whiteboard                       Activboards – 12
                       Projectors – 19                                    Projectors – 20                             2 Portable Whiteboards
                  Portable Wireless Notebook Lab – 1 (16             Portable Wireless Notebook Lab – 2 (16           Projectors – 21
                  laptops)                                           laptops)                                    Portable Wireless Notebook Lab – 2 (16
                  Internal Network Connections - 41                  Internal Network Connections - 50           laptops) 1 (24 laptops)
                  WAN/Internet Connections                           WAN/Internet Connections                    Internal Network Connections - 56
                       1 1.5 mb T-1 access                                1 1.5 mb T-1 access                    WAN/Internet Connections
                  Cable TV Access Points – 26                        Cable TV Access Points – 26                      1 1.5 mb T-1 access
                  VCRs – 20                                          VCRs – 20                                   Cable TV Access Points – 30
                  Laserdisc Players -6                               Laserdisc Players -6                        VCRs – 20
                  Televisions – 20                                   Televisions – 20                            Televisions – 25
                  Video Cameras – 3                                  Video Cameras – 3                           Video Cameras – 4
                  Scanners – 4                                       Scanners – 6                                Scanners – 10
                  Printers – 15                                      Printers – 16                               Printers – 17
                  Fax – 1                                            Fax – 1                                     Fax – 1
                  Phone Lines – 12 Line Centrex Svc.                 Phone Lines – 12 Line Centrex Svc.          Phone Lines – Full PBX Service
                  Internal Phones – 12 PhoneCentrex                  Internal Phones – 12 Phone                  Internal Phones – 30 Phones




Area of Need                    Describe for 2007-8                              Describe for 2008-9                         Describe for 2009-10

Technology       Network: Fiber Backbone connecting 4 Main           Network additions: 7 - 6 port switches 1     Network to be maintained and assessed
Equipment        D-Link Switch Locations, 4 Wireless Access          in each K-2 classrooms for workstations      for demand and upgrades as needed with
(cont.)          Points, Cat 5e/6 drops to all instructional areas   1 in library for additional workstations     possible bldg. addition
                 Web-based Security System to be Maintained                                                       4 - Additional wireless access points, 1
                 through 2010                                                                                     added to each 16 cart for increased speed
                                                                                                                  and access, 2 added to 24 cart
                                                                                                                  1 wireless access point for new
                                                                                                                  classrooms as per addition
Software used     Microsoft Office 2003 Profess Ed., Microsoft       Microsoft Office Upgrades to be             Possible OS upgrades as needed to
for curricular    Encarta, Edmark, Sunburst, The Learning            determined, Maintain Current Collection     standardize all workstations as per location
support and       Company, Knowledge Adv., DK Multimedia             and make additional purchases based on      and use
filtering         Software to integrate & reinforce curricular       student needs from Tech. Committee and      All software in place maintained and
                  areas, Type to Learn 3 for Keyboarding,            CST recommendations                         upgraded as necessary for compatibility
                  Inspiration & Kidspiration- Graphic                Software for Advanced Image Editing         with workstation OS.
                  Organization, Kurzweil, Write Out Loud,            Software for new Primary Workstation        Software for Video-editing to be
                  Intellikeys                                        Centers based on evaluation and agreement   determined
                  Filtering: SonicWall, Sonic Guard                  of K-2 Teachers                              Filtering: Sonic Wall, Sonic Guard
                  Antivirus/Spyware: NAV Corp. Ed.                    Filtering: Sonic Wall, Sonic Guard         Antivirus/Spyware: NAV Corp. Ed.
                                                                     Antivirus/Spyware: NAV Corp. Ed.
Technology        Tech Coordinator has 35% time for maintenance        Tech Coordinator has 25% time for         Tech Coordinator has 20% time for
maintenance       and repairs, Tech. Assts. increase to 14             maintenance, 10% tech infusion into       maintenance, 15% tech infusion into
policy and        hrs./week, outside consultant TCG Services           classroom teacher support, Tech. Assts.   classroom teacher support, Tech. Assts.
plans             network supp.                                        increase to 20 hrs./week, outside         increase to 25 hrs./week, outside consultant
                                                                       consultant TCG Services contd.            TCG Services contd.




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Telecommuni      Tellurian Networks for Internet and Web-based   Tellurian Networks for Internet            Tellurian Networks for Internet
cations          Email and Spam Filter Services                  Possible new Web-based Email and           Evaluate Web-based Email and Web site
Services         Sprint Telecommunications – Phone connections   website service with teacher templates     service for continued use
                                                                 Sprint Telecommunications – Phone         Sprint Telecommunications – Phone
                                                                 connections                               connections
Technical        Tech Coordinator has 35% time for maintenance    Continued with changes in hours listed   Continued with changes in hours listed
Support          and repairs, Tech. Assts. increase to 14         above, Company provided support for      above, Company provided support for
                 hrs./week, outside consultant TCG Services is    chosen library automation server and     chosen library automation server and Power
                 called in for server and network emergencies     software                                 School Technical Support

Area of Need                 Describe for 2007-8                           Describe for 2008-9                       Describe for 2009-10

Facilities –     Current Service Amperage – 600 Amps             Upgrade Service Amperage – 1200 Amps      Service Amperage – 1200 Amps
infrastructure   Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches – 103   Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches   Electrical upgrades as necessary with
including        Amps per unit (2)                               – 138                                     possible new building addition.
central          Total amps required                             Amps per unit (2)                          Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches
telephone &             for workstations – 206                   Total amps required                        –
security         Amps per TV (2)                                        for workstations - 296              182
systems          Total amps required for TVs – 40                Amps per TV (2)                            Amps per unit (2)
                 Total amps required                             Total amps required for TVs – 40           Total amps required
                        for technology needs – 246               Total amps required                                for workstations – 364
                                                                        for technology needs – 336          Amps per TV (2)
                                                                                                            Total amps required for TVs – 50
                                                                                                            Total amps required
                                                                                                                    for technology needs – 414




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Hampton Township School

                                                      Three-Year Technology Plan Inventory Table



Area of Need                              Describe for 2007-8                         Describe for 2008-9                        Describe for 2009-10

Technology Equipment               Configured Workstations        -180      Configured Workstations        -180        Configured Workstations        -180
                                   WiFi Laptops - 25                        WiFi Laptops - 50                           WiFi Laptops - 50
                                   File Servers          -4                 File Servers         -4                    File Servers         -4
                                   Network Operating Systems                Network Operating Systems                  Network Operating Systems
                                   Windows 2003 servers-          1-        Windows 2003 servers-          1- 250      Windows 2003 servers-          1- 250
                                    250 user                                  user                                        user
                                   Mac OSX Server – unlimited user          Mac OSX Server – unlimited user            Mac OSX Server – unlimited user
                                   Windows 2000 Server – 2                  Windows 2000 Server – 2 unlimited          Windows 2000 Server – 2 unlimited
                                    unlimited user                            user                                        user
                                   Digital Cameras 2                        Digital Cameras 4                          Digital Cameras 6
                                   Digital Video Input Devices 0            Digital Video Input Devices -3             Digital Video Input Devices -5
                                   Large Classroom Displays – 1             Large Classroom Displays – 1               Large Classroom Displays – 1
                                   DVD/Laser disc Players – 15              DVD/Laser disc Players – 25                DVD/Laser disc Players – 50
                                   Portable Wireless laptops – 25           Portable Wireless laptops – 50             Portable Wireless laptops – 50
                                   Interactive Whiteboard 27                Interactive Whiteboard 32 installed/1      Interactive Whiteboard 32 installed/1
                                    installed/1 mobile                        mobile                                      mobile
                                   Installed projectors 27                  Installed projectors 32                    Installed projectors 32
                                    Internal Network Connections –           Internal Network Connections – 100         Internal Network Connections – 100
                                    100                                      WAN/Internet Connections 1 - T1 @          WAN/Internet Connections 1 - T1 @
                                   WAN/Internet Connections 1 - T1           1.54 Mb/sec                                 1.54 Mb/sec
                                    @ 1.54 Mb/sec                            VCRs – 10                                  VCRs – 5
                                   VCRs – 10                                Cable TV Access Points – 5                 Cable TV Access Points – 5
                                   Cable TV Access Points – 5               Televisions –10                            Televisions – 5
                                   Televisions –10                          Video Cameras – 6                          Video Cameras – 10
                                   Video Cameras – 1                        Scanners – 3                               Scanners – 3
                                   Scanners – 3                             Printers – 55                              Printers – 55
                                   Printers – 20
Software used for curricular       Intergate, Intelligence                  Intergate, Intelligence                    Intergate, Intelligence
support and filtering              Microsoft Office                         Microsoft Office                           Microsoft Office
                                   Inspiration 7.0                          Inspiration 7.0                            Inspiration 7.0
                                   Kidspiration 2.0                         Kidspiration 2.0                           Kidspiration 2.0
                                   Winnebago Spectrum                       Winnebago Spectrum                         Winnebago Spectrum
Technology maintenance policy      In-house IT staff                        In-house IT staff                          In-house IT staff
and plans                          Off site workshops                       Off site workshops                         Off site workshops



Telecommunications Services      Phone Lines (voice) – 9 - PBX            Phone Lines (voice) – 9 - PBX system       Phone Lines (voice) – 9 - PBX system
                                  system                                   Fax – 1                                    Fax – 1
                                 Fax – 1                                  Tellurian email service                    Tellurian email service
                                 Tellurian email service
Technical Support                In-house IT staff                        In-house IT staff                          In-house IT staff


Facilities – infrastructure      Campus wide WiFi                         Campus wide WiFi                           Campus wide WiFi
including central telephone &
security systems




Other Services:




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Kittatinny Regional High School


                                                      Three-Year Technology Plan Inventory Table



Area of Need                              Describe for 2007-8                         Describe for 2008-9                        Describe for 2009-10

Technology Equipment               Configured Workstations        -350      Configured Workstations        -350        Configured Workstations        -350
                                   WiFi Laptops - 60                        WiFi Laptops - 60                           WiFi Laptops - 60
                                   File Servers        -9                   File Servers        -9                     File Servers        -9
                                   Network Operating Systems                Network Operating Systems                  Network Operating Systems
                                   Novell 6 servers - 2000 user Lic.        Novell 6 servers - 2000 user Lic.          Novell 6 servers - 2000 user Lic.
                                   Windows 2003 servers-          3-        Windows 2003 servers-          3- 250      Windows 2003 servers-          3- 250
                                    250 user                                  user                                        user
                                   Linux Server - 1- unlimited user         Linux Server - 1- unlimited user           Linux Server - 1- unlimited user
                                   Digital Cameras 10                       Digital Cameras 10                         Digital Cameras 10
                                   Digital Video Input Devices -45          Digital Video Input Devices -45            Digital Video Input Devices -45
                                   Large Classroom Displays – 30            Large Classroom Displays – 30              Large Classroom Displays – 30
                                   DVD/Laser disc Players – 50              DVD/Laser disc Players – 50                DVD/Laser disc Players – 50
                                   Portable Wireless laptops – 60           Portable Wireless laptops – 60             Portable Wireless laptops – 60
                                    Internal Network Connections –           Internal Network Connections – 450         Internal Network Connections – 450
                                    450                                      WAN/Internet Connections 2 - T1 @          WAN/Internet Connections 2 - T1 @
                                   WAN/Internet Connections 2 - T1           1.54 Mb/sec                                 1.54 Mb/sec
                                    @ 1.54 Mb/sec                            VCRs – 99                                  VCRs – 99
                                   VCRs – 99                                Cable TV Access Points – 110               Cable TV Access Points – 110
                                   Cable TV Access Points – 110             Televisions – 110                          Televisions – 110
                                   Televisions – 110                        Video Cameras – 15                         Video Cameras – 15
                                   Video Cameras – 15                       Scanners – 6                               Scanners – 6
                                   Scanners – 6                                            Printers – 54                               Printers – 54
                                   Printers – 54
Software used for curricular       Cyber Patrol                           Cyber Patrol                               Cyber Patrol
support and filtering              Novell Border Manager server           Novell Border Manager server               Novell Border Manager server
                                   Watch Guard device                    Watch Guard device                          Watch Guard device


Technology maintenance policy    In-house IT staff                        In-house IT staff                          In-house IT staff
and plans                        CNC maintenance contract                 CNC maintenance contract                   CNC maintenance contract



Telecommunications Services      Phone Lines (voice) – 32 - PBX           Phone Lines (voice) – 32 - PBX             Phone Lines (voice) – 32 - PBX
                                  system                                    system                                      system
                                 Fax – 3                                  Fax – 3                                    Fax – 3

Technical Support                In-house IT staff                        In-house IT staff                          In-house IT staff
                                 CNC maintenance contract                 CNC maintenance contract                   CNC maintenance contract

Facilities – infrastructure        Gigabit LAN                              Gigabit LAN                                Gigabit LAN
including central telephone &      Campus wide WiFi                         Campus wide WiFi                           Campus wide WiFi
security systems                   Meridian PBX                             Meridian PBX                               Meridian PBX
                                   ABCODE central security system           ABCODE central security system             ABCODE central security system




Other Services:




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Sandyston Walpack Consolidated School

Area of Need                 Describe for 2007-8                        Describe for 2008-9                              Describe for 2009-10

Technology       Configured Workstations – 75                (New)                                           (New)
Equipment        Faculty notebook computers - 28             Bluetooth Wireless Smartboard Connections       Possible new building addition to incorporate
                 File Servers                                    -9                                              Media Center with 30 desktop computers.
                      Windows 2003 File Server and Power     Additional Color Laser - 1                      (Same)
                      School Server                          Additional Lasers printers – 2                  Configured Workstations – 75
                      Windows 2000 Web server and            (Same)                                          Faculty notebook computers - 28
                      Winnebago/Sagebrush Library Server     Configured Workstations – 75                    File Servers
                 Digital Cameras – 2                         Faculty notebook computers - 28                 Windows 2003 File Server and Power School
                 Large Classroom Displays                    File Servers                                        Server
                      Smart Boards – 13                      Windows 2003 File Server and Power              Windows 2000 Web server and
                      Projectors – 13                            School Server                                   Winnebago/Sagebrush Library Server
                 Portable Wireless Notebook Lab – 1 (30      Windows 2000 Web server and                     Digital Cameras – 2
                 Computers)                                      Winnebago/Sagebrush Library Server          Large Classroom Displays
                 Internal Network Connections                Digital Cameras – 2                             Smart Boards – 13
                      100 Base T connections – 20            Large Classroom Displays                        Projectors – 13
                      11 MBps Wireless Adapters – 15         Smart Boards – 13                               Portable Wireless Notebook Lab – 1 (30
                 WAN/Internet Connections                    Projectors – 13                                     Computers)
                      Cable Modem 700+ kbps                  Portable Wireless Notebook Lab – 1 (30          Internal Network Connections
                      Cisco Router/Firewall                      Computers)                                  Bluetooth Wireless Smartboard Connections - 9
                      Dedicated Public IP Address – 1        Internal Network Connections                    100 Base T connections – 20
                 Cable TV Access Points – 16                 100 Base T connections – 20                     11 MBps Wireless Adapters – 15
                 VCRs – 13                                   11 MBps Wireless Adapters – 15                  WAN/Internet Connections
                 Televisions – 16                            WAN/Internet Connections                        Cable Modem 700+ kbps
                 Video Cameras – 1                           Cable Modem 700+ kbps                           Cisco Router/Firewall
                 Scanners – 3                                Cisco Router/Firewall                           Dedicated Public IP Address – 1
                 Printers – 3                                Dedicated Public IP Address – 1                 Cable TV Access Points – 16
                 Fax – 1                                     Cable TV Access Points – 16                     VCRs – 13
                 Phone Lines – 2 External Lines              VCRs – 13
                 Internal Phones – 25

Area of Need               Describe for 2007-8                         Describe for 2008-9                              Describe for 2009-10

Technology                                                 Televisions – 16                                Televisions – 16
Equipment                                                  Video Cameras – 1                               Video Cameras – 1
(cont.)                                                    Scanners – 3                                    Scanners – 3
                                                           Printers – 3                                    Printers – 6
                                                           Fax – 1                                         Fax – 1
                                                           Phone Lines – 2 External Lines                  Phone Lines – 2 External Lines
                                                           Internal Phones – 25                            Internal Phones – 25
Software used    Library Automation –                      (New)                                         (New)
for curricular   Winnebago/Sagebrush                       Possible changes to content filtering         Possible changes to content filtering software
support and      Microsoft Office                          software                                      (Same)
filtering        Symantec Antivirus – Enterprise Edition   (Same)                                        Library Automation – Winnebago/Sagebrush
                 N2H2/Bess Filtering (content filtering)   Library Automation –                          Microsoft Office
                                                           Winnebago/Sagebrush                           Symantec Antivirus – Enterprise Edition
                                                           Microsoft Office                              N2H2/Bess Filtering (content filtering)
                                                           Symantec Antivirus – Enterprise Edition
                                                           N2H2/Bess Filtering (content filtering)
Technology       In house support                          In house support                              In house support
maintenance      Power to Learn – Internet technical       Power to Learn – Internet technical support   Power to Learn – Internet technical support
policy and       support
plans

Telecommuni      Cablevision Power to Learn – Internet     Cablevision Power to Learn – Internet         Cablevision Power to Learn – Internet connection
cations          connection                                connection                                    Sprint Telecommunications – Phone connections
Services         Sprint Telecommunications – Phone         Sprint Telecommunications – Phone
                 connections                               connections

Technical        In house support                          In house support                              In house support
Support          Power to Learn – Internet technical       Power to Learn – Internet technical support   Power to Learn – Internet technical support
                 support                                   Power School Technical Support                Power School Technical Support
                 Power School Technical Support




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Area of Need                  Describe for 2007-8                     Describe for 2008-9                          Describe for 2009-10

Facilities –           Current Service Amperage – 800        Current Service Amperage – 800 Amps       (New)
infrastructure         Amps                                  Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches   Electrical upgrades as necessary with possible
including central      Number of                             – 106                                     new building addition.
telephone & security   Workstations/Servers/Switches – 106   Amps per unit (2)                          (Same)
systems                Amps per unit (2)                     Total amps required                        Current Service Amperage – 800 Amps
                       Total amps required                          for workstations – 212              Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches – 106
                              for workstations – 212         Amps per TV (2)                            Amps per unit (2)
                       Amps per TV (2)                       Total amps required for TVs – 32           Total amps required
                       Total amps required for TVs – 32      Total amps required                                for workstations – 212
                       Total amps required                          for technology needs – 244          Amps per TV (2)
                              for technology needs – 244                                                Total amps required for TVs – 32
                                                                                                        Total amps required
                                                                                                                for technology needs – 244




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Stillwater Township School

Area of Need             Describe for 2007-8                        Describe for 2008-9                             Describe for 2009-10

Technology       Configured Workstations – 140           Configured Workstations – 140                Configured Workstations – 140
Equipment        Faculty notebook computers - 40         Faculty notebook computers - 40              Faculty notebook computers - 40
                 File Servers                            File Servers                                 File Servers
                      Windows 2003 File Server                Windows 2003 File Server and Power           Windows 2003 File Server and Power
                      and Power School Server                 School Server                                School Server
                      Windows 2003 Web server                 Windows 2003 Web server                      Windows 2003 Web server
                      Spectrum/Winnebago Library              Spectrum/Winnebago Library Server            Spectrum/Winnebago Library Server
                      Server                             Digital Cameras – 2                          Digital Cameras – 2
                 Digital Cameras – 2                     Large Classroom Displays                     Large Classroom Displays
                 Large Classroom Displays                     Smart Boards – 31                            Smart Boards – 31
                      Smart Boards – 26                       Projectors – 31                              Projectors – 31
                      Projectors – 26                    Internal Network Connections -               Internal Network Connections -
                 Internal Network Connections -               129                                          129
                      129                                WAN/Internet Connections T1 @1.54            WAN/Internet Connections T1 @1.54 Mb/Sec
                 WAN/Internet Connections T1             Mb/Sec                                       Cable TV Access Points – 38
                 @1.54 Mb/Sec                            Cable TV Access Points – 38                  VCRs – 14
                 Cable TV Access Points – 38             VCRs – 14                                    Televisions – 15
                 VCRs – 14                               Televisions – 15                             Video Cameras – 2 vhs
                 Televisions – 15                        Video Cameras – 2 vhs                        Scanners – 3
                 Video Cameras – 2 vhs                   Scanners – 3                                 Printers – 48
                 Scanners – 3                            Printers – 48                                Fax – 2
                 Printers – 48                           Fax – 2                                       Phone Lines (voice) –12 – PBC system
                 Fax – 2                                  Phone Lines (voice) –12 – PBC system
                 Phone Lines (voice) –12 – PBC
                 system



Area of Need             Describe for 2007-8                         Describe for 2008-9                             Describe for 2009-10

Software used    Library Automation –                    Library Automation – Spectrum/Winnebago      Library Automation – Spectrum/Winnebago
for curricular   Spectrum/Winnebago                      SASI – attendance, student, and staff        SASI – attendance, student, and staff information
support and      SASI – attendance, student, and staff   information                                  Symantec Antivirus – system protection and
filtering        information                             Symantec Antivirus – system protection and   filtering
                 Symantec Antivirus – system             filtering                                    Exchange 5.0 – e-mail
                 protection and filtering                Exchange 5.0 – e-mail                        Microsoft Office – 140 user Lic.
                 Exchange 5.0 – e-mail                   Microsoft Office – 140 user Lic.             Various simulation and practice software titles
                 Microsoft Office – 140 user Lic.        Various simulation and practice software
                 Various simulation and practice         titles
                 software titles


Technology       CNC File server Hardware &              CNC File server Hardware & maintenance       CNC File server Hardware & maintenance
maintenance      maintenance                             In – House support staff workstation &       In – House support staff workstation & Software
policy and       In – House support staff workstation    Software maintenance                         maintenance
plans            & Software maintenance

Telecommuni      Net Access Internet Service             Net Access Internet Service                  Net Access Internet Service
cations          Sprint Telecommunications – Phone       Sprint Telecommunications – Phone            Sprint Telecommunications – Phone connections
Services         connections                             connections




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Area of Need                 Describe for 2007-8                       Describe for 2008-9                       Describe for 2009-10

Facilities –        Current Service Amperage – 600 Amps       Current Service Amperage – 600 Amps       Current Service Amperage – 600 Amps
infrastructure      Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches   Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches   Number of Workstations/Servers/Switches
including central   – 140                                     – 140                                     – 140
telephone &         Amps per unit (2)                         Amps per unit (2)                         Amps per unit (2)
security systems    Total amps required                       Total amps required                       Total amps required
                           for workstations – 260                    for workstations – 260                    for workstations – 260
                    Amps per TV (2)                           Amps per TV (2)                           Amps per TV (2)
                    Total amps required for TVs – 30          Total amps required for TVs – 30          Total amps required for TVs – 30
                    Total amps required                       Total amps required                       Total amps required
                           for technology needs – 290                for technology needs – 290                for technology needs – 290




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A.3 Integrates Assistive Technology
 The Child Study Team and Technology Coordinator work closely together to assess student needs and use
technology wherever indicated to help students with disabilities achieve the most that they can in the most
effective way. Software programs are evaluated annually, and added both to the computer lab and specific
classrooms as needed to best serve the students. IEP’s and 504 plans are reviewed each year to assess student
achievement, set new goals and determine software and hardware needs for meeting these goals. Customized
computers are placed in classrooms where students who have special needs will have maximum access.

Kurzweil and Write Out Loud provide text-to-speech capabilities to help students with reading or perceptual
impairments. In addition, almost all of our primary and much of our secondary software reads words aloud to
reinforce the visual/auditory connection. All workstations are equipped with headphones and/or speakers for
these programs to be used effectively. FM Units are available as needed for students who need help in focusing
and screening out background noises.

Other technology that assists students with writing and motor skill impairments include a trackball, EZ-ball,
touchscreen, Intellitools with Intellikeys Overlay Maker, and several curriculum-related software programs that
are compatible with this system, switching devices, and an AlphaSmart with speech capabilities. In addition,
the many accessibility features offered in the XP operating system are used to specialize settings and allow
students with visual and fine motor challenges to use programs effectively.




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A.4 Website Accessibility
All school websites are accessible to the parents, students, and stakeholders. The Kittatinny Regional Schools
are all hyper-linked to each other for easy access. All administrative forms that are sent home include the
website URL’s. The sites are accessible from Township and County websites, and are easily accessed from
search sites through the use of specific source code titles.

In order to make the sites easy to navigate and use, backgrounds are pale, and fonts used are standardized in
type and color, so they are viewable by different web browsers operating under different standards. Navigation
is consistent and provided on all pages, to outside URL’s and to move around easily within the sites. There are
many useful hyperlinks to educational sites, school policies, and a variety of student and parent resources. The
page is updated frequently with important school information.

In order to comply further with federal accessibility standards, the site is currently being reviewed to ensure that
all tags required are in place by the end of the current school year. (June, 07) Using the Web Accessibility Best
Practices from NASA Webmaster Community, which breaks accessibility into 2 stages, the majority of pages
within the sites are already compliant with Stage 1. This includes the use of Alt tags for images, and TITLE or
NAME for all HREF tags, which allows all districts to use Kurzweil software to have pages read aloud to users
with special needs. We will be working towards the applicable Stage 2 elements as needed throughout each
year of the plan. There are no elements or scripts that are native to specific browsers, and wherever documents
are posted in PDF format, there is a link to download the PDF reader program.




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A.5 Plan for Replacement of Obsolete Computers and Technology
In order to facilitate the replacement of obsolete equipment, the following procedure will be used:

      Each school district will maintain an inventory of purchases and/or upgrade dates.
      After five years, each piece of equipment will be evaluated for replacement or upgrade.
      Yearly evaluation will be done for equipment aged 6 and over.

   Budget requests for replacement of obsolete equipment will be submitted to the school board and replacements
   will be made as funds are allocated.




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III B. CyberSafety

B.1 Filtering Methods
   o   Cyber Patrol
   o   Watch Guard
   o   Sonic Wall
   o   Vicom Intergate and Intelligence
   o   Sentian’s N2H2 Bess Filtering
   o   Surf Control.


B.2 AUP
       All schools within the district have the Acceptable Use Policies posted on this website;
              www.krhs.net/aup.html

B.3-4 On-line safety awareness and parental involvement

A variety of parent workshops are provided annually in the evenings to educate parents about safe Internet use
and school policies. We are currently in the process of creating a district-wide Cyber-Safety website for all
KRHS families. This site will provide many helpful tips to educate parents, links to other sites regarding Safe
Surfing, and resources for purchasing software that filters/blocks access to inappropriate websites at home.

This will be provided on the district website to be implemented in year one.




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III. C. Needs Assessment
 Fredon

1.a. Staff Current Practice of Technology Integration
The following table shows the level of technology expertise according to regional survey results from
November 2006 and State Technology Survey Results from June 2006. In order to use technology effectively
in the curriculum, teachers must first develop a level of comfort and proficiency in using common applications
available in the school. Therefore, application proficiency (regional survey) as well as overall levels of
proficiency in technology integration in teaching (state survey) are included.

Integration            Application             Barriers shown by       Proposed Solutions
Proficiency Levels:    Proficiency             data collected
Beginner: 10%          Beginner: 1%            Although almost         As described earlier,
Intermediate: 45%      Intermediate: 25%       75% of our teachers     the tech coordinator
Advanced: 35%          Advanced: 44%           are advanced and        will spend time
Instructor: 10%        Instructor: 30 %        many are competent      working with
                                               enough to teach         teachers in classes
                                               others, only 45% are    to bridge the gap;
                                               advanced in the         continued staff
                                               integration aspect,     development and
                                               and only 10% are        access to new
                                               available to help       equipment will
                                               others in this area.    move us forward.

1.b. Summary of District Technology Proficiency

Technology integration at Fredon has evolved substantially over the past few years due to a high level of
commitment level shown by the administration through scheduling practices and funding commitment. Having
a full time tech. coordinator who knows each teacher’s comfort level and works closely with staff for planning,
providing meaningful staff development, and ongoing support allows for continuous growth. The library media
specialist is growing in the use of technology skills and is more involved with the video-production aspect in the
school. A live morning broadcast is produced through her facilitation, and she is working to develop video-
editing skills to enhance this broadcast.

There are still differing levels of integration practice, and working to increase this will be at the forefront of
future staff development. As we continue to implement new technologies, including the interactive
whiteboards, and proceed with infrastructure upgrades and increased student access to equipment, our goal is to
see all teachers effectively integrating technology within the next few years. The increased outside tech. support
for equipment maintenance will allow the tech. coordinator to develop a more active role as a classroom
facilitator, moving integration from the lab to the classrooms, as well as bringing all teachers forward in their
proficiency levels. Teachers at the instructor level are moving into the role of peer trainers, increasing the staff
development task force. As they are the professionals who know the curriculum, it is a logical way to
strengthen the classroom integration along with application proficiency levels.




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1.c. Current educational environment and barriers
       i.     Staff are assured access to technology in all areas of the school. Every instructional room and
              office has networked computers with high speed Internet access, grade level classrooms are
              equipped with interactive whiteboards, and the lab is fully equipped with enough stations for
              students and teachers to access at any time. The building is open from 7:30 am till 11:00 pm, so
              exploration and growth takes place before and after school as well. The current barriers to date
              include the outdated network infrastructure, which causes intermittent connectivity issues, and
              the need for newer, faster workstations in several classrooms. As stated earlier, the network will
              be completely updated by the start of the 2007/08 school year, and the new computers budgeted
              will provide all teachers with workstations to run current applications. The combination of these
              2 upgrades will allow the hardware and software in place to be used without problems; the
              increased network speed will allow integration through video-streaming directly from the
              Internet that can be incorporated into all teaching areas. One of the barriers is limited electricity
              in classrooms. We are increasing all primary classes as Interactive Whiteboards with speakers
              and teacher workstations will require more electrical outlets in the front of each classroom.
       ii.    As stated in III.A.2., all students visit the computer lab a minimum of one full period a week, and
              much more frequently from grades 4-6. In addition to scheduled teaching time, there is open lab
              time available 3 days per week. Teachers sign up in advance to do additional research and work
              on projects related to current curriculum topics. Within the classrooms, they are somewhat
              limited to hands-on use due to the 2 computer-per classroom current status. However, as stated,
              this will be completely changed by the addition of workstation centers and wireless laptop carts
              to be added each year as shown in spreadsheets above. The whiteboard technology allows for
              active student involvement, even in a one-computer classroom. Teachers engage students in a
              meaningful way that was not possible before. Student achievement following interactive
              whiteboard lessons is much greater than after teacher directed workbook oriented lessons, as
              shown by student test scores.
       iii.   Each year, the staff takes part in several evaluations to assess areas of need. A district
              technology survey measures proficiency levels and areas of interest to determine staff
              development offered in-house. The technology coordinator works in conjunction with the
              Sussex County ETTC to develop courses offered both on and offsite. A regional survey is used
              to collect data on areas of strength and weakness, to assist in planning diversified opportunities
              for growth, and to allow continuous revising of our technology plan as needed. The state survey
              is used as an overall tool to measure skills levels and access to equipment. In addition, it helps to
              ensure that we are in compliance with the NJCCCS in the area of technology, and verifies the
              results from other surveys.

       iv.     Students are evaluated in a variety of ways by the tech. coordinator and classroom teachers.
               Since our approach is teaching application skills through curriculum-related projects, the
               corresponding teachers assess students’ final products for skill level and content. Students save
               all of their work in a network folder, so an electronic portfolio is created throughout their years at
               Fredon. Progress is assessed from year to year based on projects chosen to measure different
               skills. The Kittatinny Consortium will begin using an online, comprehensive system in the
               2007/08 school year to ensure that students are meeting requirements for the State Technology
               Standards. In addition, the results from elementary schools will assist teachers in identifying




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        areas of need as students enter middle school. Assessment in other curricular areas will be used
        to show the increase in student achievement through the use of technology-integrated teaching.
v.      Past staff development has been based on survey results mentioned above, the work of the
        professional development committee within the district, the personal knowledge of teachers’
        needs from constant interaction of the tech. coordinator and teachers, and the classroom
        observations and PIP reviews conducted by the administration. The need for student technology
        integration is addressed through the philosophy of our program, and has been the driving force
        for all decisions made, from scheduling to use of funds for technology purchase. In addition the
        advent of new technologies to address many learning disabilities has changed the way we use
        technology, as positive results in this area are applicable to the student population as a whole.
vi.     Past staff development for Administrators to enhance teaching through technology include:
        Superintendent Roundtables, State Conventions, professional subscriptions, full access to ETTC
        course offerings, and one-on-one training provided by the tech. coordinator.
vii.    During the 2006-07 school year, many opportunities have been provided for growth in the area
        of technology integration. We had school-wide training in the use of SmartBoards conducted by
        Keyboard Consultants at the beginning of the year. (They were put in place in April, 2006, and
        training was provided at that time by the tech. coordinator for small groups). In addition,
        teachers have an on-line link to monthly web-based tutorials on more advance topics for
        SmartBoards activities and integration. All teachers choose from a variety of monthly courses at
        the Sussex County ETTC, which we pay an annual fee to take part in. Several courses were
        offered through the ETTC at Fredon School, including the use of classroom web-pages for parent
        communication and student learning experiences. Another course was using United Streaming
        Video to enhance classroom learning and create interactive PowerPoint presentations with the
        video resources. We pay an annual fee to access this service which provides thousands of
        resources for all grade levels and topics. Other in-services included using our web-based email
        system and online attendance service. By the end of the year, several additional ETTC courses
        will be offered and training will be provided to all staff on the use of ActivBoards which are
        currently being installed in primary classrooms. There are many informal opportunities for
        growth, as the tech. coordinator works with individual teachers during the school day where
        common prep time is provided and after school whenever the need arises. In addition, the
        “Instruction Level” teachers serve as peer leaders and teachers who share ideas and strategies
        with each other during common articulation time.
viii.   Ongoing support for administrators is provided through state offered programs, and all of the
        vehicles used in prior years as listed above. In addition, the Fredon administration supports the
        use of technology for all daily functions, and technology skills are now a requirement for all new
        employees. Our administrator is highly involved with the technology committee and uses the
        results of surveys and test scores to make staff development decisions as well as hardware and
        software purchases. We are in a unique situation where our administrator has also been pursuing
        his doctoral degree and is actively involved in teaching Masters Courses in effective technology
        use at local universities. His desire and vision for technology integration in the classroom is a
        driving force that is allowing us to move forward more rapidly than in past years.
ix.     Addressed in vii, the tech. coordinator has open periods for in-class support and additional lab
        time. This will be increased over the 3 year plan period, as outside support for hardware is
        increased to accommodate. The tech. coordinator is available after school on a regular basis for
        additional individual “mini-lessons” and provides many resources to help teachers learn and
        grow in their skills.



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       x.     Addressed in iii, staff assessment through surveys, in-class observations, tech. committee
              developing evaluation methods, PIP’s, and personal knowledge due to high level of interaction.
              The current barriers are being addressed as described above, and are mainly hardware based.
              The only other barrier is the idea of change for several of our “veteran teachers” who have not
              taken advantage of opportunities to move forward. However, with our application beginner level
              being a mere 1%, and ability to integrate a 10% beginner level, it is clear that our barriers in
              professional development should be easy to overcome in the first year of this plan. Our new
              web-based attendance/grading software, use of email for administrative communication, and
              interactive whiteboards in all classrooms will not allow teachers to “stand still” in their skill
              levels. There have already been marked increases in technology use in the classroom since the
              current 2006/07 school year started due to this being our forefront goal in increasing student
              achievement and preparing them for a world where technology use is not a choice, it is a must.

III.C. 2 Needs to Improve Academic Achievement through Technology
The needs to improve academic achievement through technology integration are being addressed through
current practices as well as administrative and staff commitment. The main constraint that will block
achievement of goals is lack of funding that comes with new state laws that cap necessary budget increases.
This has a direct impact on our ability to provide the equipment and electricity needed to move forward at the
rate we project. Although we have successfully attained grants in the past few years, including E-rate
reimbursement and REAP, there is no guarantee that these will always be available. A majority of the upgrades
we have completed would not have been possible without grant funding. We struggle each year to extend the
life of existing computers through cost effective upgrades, as the option of buying the total amount needed to
attain our goals is not possible in any given year. We have used many fundraising mechanisms to extend
purchases beyond the school budget and will continue to seek out monies wherever we can. Our technology
committee has been instrumental in developing cost effective ways of moving forward, and parent volunteers
who have been extremely generous with donations of time and equipment have also allowed us to address some
of our long-standing barriers.

III.C.3 Prioritized Needs

The major barriers that will effect student achievement through technology integration in the next 3 years in
order of priority are:
  Acquiring sufficient hardware. In order to increase student/teacher access to school resources, there must be
   a higher ratio of {computers: school population} for use on an “as needed” basis in the classrooms in
   addition to scheduled lab time.
  Supplying both the electricity needed in each room for hardware requirements and the total amps. Service
   coming into the building is another challenge that will need to be addressed in the next few years as we
   continue with our upgrade process.
  The media center needs upgraded software for school-wide resource management and to support student
   needs to become effective in locating relevant information. The use of digital media that is NIMAS
   compliant will have to be addressed as our population continues to grow and become more diversified in
   their needs.
  Planned staff development for ALL members of the Fredon population at their level of need will allow us to
   reach every student and increase achievement across the curriculum. As seen throughout this plan, we
   already use many tools for assessment and planning, and will continue to do so as evidenced in our
   budgetary commitment to all aspects of the technology program.



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Hampton Township School
1. Current Status

Facility Plan

The Marian E. McKeown Elementary School, Hampton Township School District currently has a student
enrollment of 442. The building has 27 classrooms, a technology/computer lab, a gym, music room, art room,
speech room, Library/Media Center, cafeteria/multipurpose room, a Child Study Team suite, and an office suite for
administration. Technology is used throughout the building for instruction, learning, and administrative functions.
All classrooms including Art, Music, Phys Ed/Health, Speech, and Special Education, the Technology Lab, the
Library/Media Center, and the school district offices have a minimum of one networked workstation with access
through a school-wide computer network. There are approximately 180 networked workstations (Windows XP,
Power Mac and Macintosh, OSX) for students and staff. Four servers provide access to shared folders, files, the
Winnebago Library Card Catalog, Student Information System, e-mail, and the Internet. There are 27 instructional
classrooms that have interactive whiteboards with installed projectors. There is a wireless mobile cart with 25
Apple Mac book computers as well as a printer. There is currently an approximate student to computer ratio of 4 to
1. Each classroom with an interactive whiteboard is also equipped with a dvd/vcr player that is accessed through
the projector. The building-wide network gives computers in these areas access to resources such as the Internet,
network printers, and network servers. There are currently wireless hubs located throughout the building, in the
Cafeteria, Library, Unit I, II and III which allow laptop and mobile computers access to the network and Internet.
Through the network, students and staff have access to information resources such as Internet websites, the library
card catalog, The World Book, Middle Search. All network connections are through Ethernet (category 5)
connections. There is also cable TV available in the building.

Internet access for all computers on the network is provided through a T1 line and a software gateway that acts as a
firewall. Each staff member has an Internet e-mail account through an e-mail service provided by Tellurian
Networks. The Library/Media Center has an on-line card catalog available at the ten workstations in the
Library/Media Center and on all other workstations in the school. Each Child Study Team member has a
networked workstation. Child Study Team members are able to share files among themselves. Cable TV access is
provided at ten points within the building. Currently all student records (student information, attendance, report
cards, and Child Study Team records) are computerized using Software Technology, Inc. STIOffice and Classroom
Web.

The building has 2000 amp service. During the building addition and renovations several years ago, many rooms’
electrical service was upgraded. Current electrical service is sufficient for implementing this plan.

Staff Development

The staff at McKeown School was provided professional development opportunities in the sending district
region and the greater New York metropolitan area. Staff development has and will continue to play a major
role in the district for the future as the district reaches to achieve the goals set forth by the New Jersey Core
Curriculum Content Standards.

Training opportunities planned for the staff from 2007-2010 will include individual classes, workshops,
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a. Evaluation of Staff’s Current Practice in Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum
The McKeown School is committed to annually evaluating teacher’s use of technology in their curriculum.
Once a year, staff members are evaluated using a survey modified by Kittatinny Regional High School. These
survey results are then calculated and analyzed. The results assist our school in determining the technological
needs and ability levels of our staff members. The survey results are attached to this document.

The school also uses annual PIPs (Professional Improvement Plans) to assess staff’s practice in integrating
technology across the curriculum. We have phased in the use of technology by providing all instructional
classrooms with Interactive whiteboards. Staff members also have access to video streaming through United
Streaming.

Ongoing staff observations by the administration provide feedback and assessment on the integration of
technology into the curriculum. Staff members are encouraged to include technology into their teaching on a
daily basis. Staff members are required to provide evidence for observations on how technology has been
utilized in their classrooms.

Lastly, our district is currently undergoing a Strategic Planning initiative whereby members of the
administration, staff and community look at the current educational facilities, curriculum and personnel to plan
for the future.

b. Technology Proficiency Summary
See Attached Survey Results

c. Current Educational Environment and Barriers
      i. Staff members at the McKeown School at least one networked computer in their classroom with
         Internet access. Each instructional classroom has been outfitted with interactive whiteboards and
         projectors. Special education staff has access to assistive technology as well. All staff members have
         access to video streaming through United Streaming. All education software that the school has
         acquired is made available to staff members when needed.
     ii. Grades K-3 are scheduled for technology class once a week for 45 minutes. Grades 4-6 schedule the
         lab as needed and use the mobile lab for classroom technology integration.
    iii. The technology needs of our staff are evaluated annually through the use of the survey modified by
         KRHS.
    iv. The students’ technology needs are assessed in technology class.
     v. The McKeown School has put emphasis on staff development in the area of technology and
         technology integration. Teachers are encouraged to use their interactive whiteboards in every subject
         area taught. Past professional development programs which addressed the needs for technology
         integration were conducted in the following areas; SMARTboard training, Microsoft Office at various
         levers, STI grade entry training, Simple Teacher websites, Use of Email and digital photography, and
         Using Technology to Strengthen Instruction
    vi. The administration in our school has attended past professional development related to technology and
         technology integration that has been held at our school.
   vii. Ongoing, sustained professional development was provided for staff in 2006-2007. We are focusing a
         large amount of professional development on continual SMARTboard training. Staff members were
         also offered training in STI Gradebook basics. They were also offered workshops on the integration of




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         technology into the curriculum, great websites for teachers, and the use of video streaming in the
         curriculum.
   viii. Additional support for the staff members at the McKeown School is provided by our on-site
         Technology Teaching Specialist.
    ix. In an attempt to identify professional development needs and barriers, the McKeown School utilizes
         the use of the annual survey, staff PIPs, and staff observations conducted by the administration.

1. Needs of District to Improve Academic Achievement

The following areas have been identified as needs/barriers for our school district:
       A. The assessment of student achievement in technology
                  a. The McKeown School will address this need through the collaborative creation of a
                      student rubric to assist in the evaluation of student achievement in technology based on
                      the core curriculum content standards.
       B. Increase usage of technology integration across the curriculum
                  a. In an attempt to increase the integration of technology into the curriculum for staff,
                      McKeown School will continue to provide ongoing professional development. The
                      school will also continue to make available other needed support for the staff in this area.
       C. Increase technological ability levels of staff
                  a. The McKeown School will continue to encourage the integration of technology for the
                      staff through collaborative planning at the different grade levels and use of the mobile lab
                      in addition to use of the technology lab.

3. Prioritize the Identified Needs
In an effort to keep our school at the cutting edge of technology the McKeown School will continue to use
every means available to update our hardware and software yearly. The need to encourage our teachers to
integrate technology into their curriculum and daily lessons is the most important priority. By giving both
training and support this will give them the confidence to make their classrooms as technologically advanced as
possible. With this in mind, the student will then be more computer literate and able to gain the skills needed to
be successful in upper grades. The next priority would be to develop a way to assess the student proficiency in
understanding and use of technology. We will use a district wide rubric for student assessment.




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Kittatinny Regional High School

1. Current Status

School Facilities Plan
The Kittatinny Regional High School, Hampton Township School District currently has a student enrollment of
1275. The building has 60 classrooms, a media center/ library/ computer lab that holds 75 workstations, 3 business
labs with 25 PC’s in each a CAD/Design lab with 25 workstations a technology lab with 25 PC’s and at least 1
computer in each classroom. Technology is used throughout the building for instruction, learning, and
administrative functions. A school-wide network connects every computer in the building to a multi gigabit core
switch. There are approximately 350 networked workstations running Windows XP for students and staff. Multiple
servers provide access to shared folders, files, the Winnebago Library Card Catalog, Student Information System,
e-mail, web servers and the Internet. There are 30 instructional classrooms that have interactive whiteboards with
installed projectors and a state of the art Geometry lab that incorporates a smart board, lens less projector and
wireless Tablet PC. There are 4 wireless mobile carts with between 12 and 20 laptops connected via the campus
wide WiFi network. Each classroom has a permanently mounted TV that is connected to the cable TV system.
There are 4 channels on the cable system that originate on campus and these are used for morning announcements
or other special programs.

Internet access is provided via a T1 line connected through a WatchGuard firewall and a Novell Border Manager
Proxy server. A Groupwise e-mail account is linked to every faculty members’ LAN account with an integrated
network login. The Library/Media Center has an on-line card catalog and integrated library automation system.
The Board of Education and guidance offices each maintain an independent database on an isolated LAN for their
records. They share Internet access only with the school wide network. Currently all student records (student
information, attendance, report cards, and Child Study Team records) are maintained using Software Technology,
Inc. STIOffice and Classroom Web.

The building has 2000 amp electrical service. This covers the main building and an addition that was built during
the last few years. Current electrical service is sufficient for implementing this plan.

Staff Development
The Staff at KRHS as indicated in the recent survey is very proficient in the use of Technology. Very few
consider themselves beginners and over three quarters consider themselves advanced.
                                                     Skill Level
      60%

      50%

      40%

      30%

      20%

      10%

        0%
                    Instructor            Advanced                 Intermediate          Beginner
    Series1           27%                  49.32%                    23.29%               0.68%


The staff development infrastructure here at KRHS has been recognized for excellence many times during it’s’
history. We have an Academy for Teachers that presents a more formal classroom based form of instruction.
We also have a Design for Development system that allows teachers to independently enhance their capabilities


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and develop skills while still maintaining the ability to move up on the guide. Each of these run concurrently
and teachers are free to choose from any of the training opportunities we have coming up in 2007-2010


d. Evaluation of Staff’s Current Practice in Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum
Once a year, staff members are evaluated using our on line survey. This was originally developed by Dr. Jamie
McKenzie of Rutgers University and has modified to better meet our needs by our staff here at Kittatinny
Regional High School with his permission. KRHS and all of our sending districts take this survey on a regular
basis. These survey results are calculated for each district and analyzed locally to assess the local strengths and
needs for improvement. The most recent survey results are attached to this document.

The school also uses annual PIPs (Professional Improvement Plans) to assess staff’s practice in integrating
technology across the curriculum. Ongoing staff observations by the administration provide feedback and
assessment on the integration of technology into the curriculum. Staff members are encouraged to include
technology into their teaching on a daily basis. Staff members are often required to demonstrate how
technology is being utilized in their classrooms.


e. Technology Proficiency Summary
See Attached Survey Results

f. Current Educational Environment and Barriers
       i. Staff members at KRHS have at least one networked computer in their classroom with Internet access.
          One third of the instructional classrooms have been equipped with SmartBoards and projectors.
          Special education staff has access to assistive technology as well. All staff members have access to
          video streaming through our gigabit network. All education software that the school has acquired is
          made available to staff members to use both on and off campus.
      ii. Grade 7-8 are scheduled for cycle classes of a few weeks duration in various technology related
          subjects. Business and Technology department teachers instruct all students in that level on the use of
          technology in the school.
    iii. The technology needs of our staff are evaluated annually through the use of the survey based on our
          web site
     iv. The students’ technology needs are assessed in technology and/or business classes.
      v. KRHS has put emphasis on staff development in the area of technology and technology integration.
          Teachers are encouraged to use their interactive whiteboards in every subject area taught. Past
          professional development programs which addressed the needs for technology integration were
          conducted in the following areas; SMARTboard training, Microsoft Office at various levers, STI grade
          entry training, Simple Teacher websites, Use of Email and digital photography, and Using Technology
          to Strengthen Instruction
     vi. The administration in our school has attended and continues to attend professional development
          courses related to technology and technology integration that are held at our school.
    vii. Ongoing, sustained professional development was provided for staff in 2006-2007. We are focusing a
          large amount of professional development on continual SMARTboard training. Staff members were
          also offered training and continued support in using STI Gradebook.
   viii. We have found that one of the most effective methods of ensuring staff continue to develop their skills
          is to provide on going support. We are one of the few schools that have a dedicated IT support staff



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        that continuously helps anyone in need. Training and independent study will develop a teacher’s
        proficiency in technology but support is essential to maintain efficient use of the resources available.
    ix. To identify professional development needs and barriers, KRHS utilizes feedback from its IT support
        staff, the annual survey, staff PIPs, and staff observations conducted by the administration.

2. Needs of District to Improve Academic Achievement

The following areas have been identified as needs/barriers for our school district:
       D. The assessment of student achievement in technology
                  a. KRHS will develop an on line rubric and use it in cooperation with all sending districts to
                      assist in the evaluation of student achievement in technology based on the core
                      curriculum content standards.
       E. Increase usage of technology integration across the curriculum
                  a. KRHS will continue to provide ongoing professional development through Academy
                      courses and the Design for Development program. We will also continue to emphasize
                      our ongoing support for the staff to ensure that the technology available is used
                      effectively.
       F. Increase technological ability levels of staff
                  a. KRHS will continue to encourage the integration of technology by continuing to explore
                      integration of new technology like wireless Tablet PC’s and wireless laptop labs in the
                      classroom.

3. Prioritize the Identified Needs
In an effort to keep our school at the cutting edge of technology the KRHS will continue to utilize both
budgeted and any available surplus funds to upgrade our hardware and software yearly. Both training and
support will be provided to empower our staff to make their classrooms as technologically advanced as needed.
KRHS will take the lead in the district plan to develop a way to assess the student proficiency in understanding
and use of technology. We will develop the on line district wide rubric for student assessment and maintain the
results in a database that can be shared by all.




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Sandyston Walpack Consolidated School

1.Current Status

Facility Plan
The Sandyston Walpack Consolidated School currently has an enrollment of 183. The building has 11
classrooms, a gym/all-purpose room, music room, art room, speech room, library, Child Study Team office, and
two offices used for administration purposes. Technology is provided to all classrooms through a wireless
computer lab that houses 32 PC laptops. All classrooms including Art, Music, Speech, Special Education, and
Library have at least two networked workstations with access to the school-wide network and Internet. The
school has a total of 103 networked computers for students and staff use. The computers available run either
Windows XP, 2000, Mac OS 9.0, 9.1, or 9.2. There are two servers located in our building that provide,
internet access, file services, and library data. Internet access is available through cable modem provided by
Power to Learn/Cablevision who also handles content filtering and the firewall. E-mail services for all staff
members are provided through E-Pals. Sandyston Walpack currently possesses three printers, three scanners,
two digital cameras, thirteen SMARTboards, and thirteen projectors. The music room houses a MIDI Lab with
13 computers connected to full size MIDI keyboards and running Music Ace software. The Special Education
classrooms have two work stations running Kurzweil 3000, an assistive technology application. Each
classroom is equipped with a cable TV connection, one television, and one VCR. There is also one TV with
VCR on a rolling cart, one large display TV connection in the library, and one video camera, shared throughout
the school. Maintenance of all hardware and software is provided by in-house technology staff.

Teachers and staff members use PowerSchool to access/input information regarding student attendance,
demographics, health records, and grades. The program’s flexibility allows us to customize data storage in
order to comply with state reporting such as the NJSMART. This web-based application is hosted on the
school’s server and can be accessed from any Internet connection. Teachers utilize PowerGrade, a function of
PowerSchool, to input assignments and grades. Through PowerSchool report cards are generated each marking
period. In the future, parents and students will have up-to-date access on grades, assignments, attendance, and
educational resources recommended by teachers. The technology teacher and technology manager have been
trained in PowerSchool/PowerGrade through PowerSchool University. They have since then instructed the staff
on the use of the application by way of continuous in-services and on-site training by PowerSchool.

Staff Development

The staff at Sandyston Walpack Consolidated School was provided many professional development
opportunities in the sending district region and the greater New York metropolitan area. Staff development has
and will continue to play a major role in the district for the future as the district reaches to achieve the goals set
forth by the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards.

Training opportunities planned for the staff from 2007-2010 will include continued membership in ETTC,
individual classes, workshops, graduate work, and seminars.

g. Evaluation of Staff’s Current Practice in Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum
The Sandyston Walpack Consolidated School is committed to annually evaluating teacher’s use of technology
in their curriculum. Once a year, staff members are evaluated using a survey modified by Kittatinny Regional
High School. These survey results are then calculated and analyzed. The results assist our school in



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determining the technological needs and ability levels of our staff members. The survey results are attached to
this document.

The school also uses annual PIPs (Professional Improvement Plans) to assess staff’s practice in integrating
technology across the curriculum. The main focal point of staff PIPs has been the integration of technology into
the curriculum. We have phased in the use of technology by providing all teachers with laptops with wireless
Internet access as well as supplied all classrooms with SMARTboards and projectors. Staff members also have
access to video streaming through United Streaming.

Lastly, ongoing staff observations by the administration provide feedback and assessment on the integration of
technology into the curriculum. Staff members are encouraged to include technology into their teaching on a
daily basis. Staff members are required to provide evidence for observations on how technology has been
utilized in their classrooms.

h. Technology Proficiency Summary
See Attached Survey Results

i. Current Educational Environment and Barriers
      i. Staff members at the Sandyston Walpack School are given laptops with wireless Internet access and
         network capability. Each classroom has been outfitted with SMARTboards and projectors. All
         classrooms have at least 2 networked computers. Special education staff has access to assistive
         technology as well. The music room is equipped with a MIDI lab with 13 computers and full size
         MIDI keyboards running Music Ace software. All staff members have access to video streaming
         through United Streaming. All education software that the school has acquired is made available to
         staff members when needed.
     ii. The classes at Sandyston-Walpack School are scheduled once a week for a 40 minute technology
         class. During technology class, the students are each provided with a laptop that has network and
         Internet capability. In all classrooms there are at least 2 computers with network and Internet
         capability. The wireless computer lab is also available for students when not in use for technology
         classes. The students in grades 4-6 are also offered an Open Lab time 3 days a week for 40 minutes.
    iii. The technology needs of our staff are evaluated annually through the use of the survey modified by
         KRHS.
    iv. The students’ technology needs are assessed weekly in technology class and quarterly for report cards.
     v. The Sandyston-Walpack Consolidated School has put a great deal of emphasis on staff development in
         the area of technology and technology integration. Past professional development programs which
         addressed the needs for technology integration were conducted in the following areas; SMARTboard
         training, Outstanding Technology Projects to Enhance Content Learning, Using Technology to
         Strengthen Instruction and Student Learning, and Kurzweil training.
    vi. The administration in our school has attended all past professional development related to technology
         and technology integration that has been held at our school. Such workshops have addressed
         SMARTboards, video streaming, and Power School training.
   vii. Ongoing, sustained professional development was provided for staff in 2006-2007. We are focusing a
         large amount of professional development on continual SMARTboard training. Staff members were
         also offered training in Power School administrative software and Power Grade grading software.
         They were also offered workshops on the integration of technology into the curriculum, great websites
         for teachers, and the use of video streaming in the curriculum.



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   viii. The administration in our school has attended all professional development related to technology and
         technology integration that has been held at our school in the 2006-2007 school year. Such workshops
         have addressed SMARTboards, video streaming, Power School training, Power Grade training, great
         websites for teachers, and the integration of technology into the curriculum. The administration also
         actively reads literature related to technology and technology integration. At Sandyston-Walpack
         School, the administration is very supportive of technology and encourages all staff members to utilize
         technology in their teaching.
    ix. Additional support for the staff members at the Sandyston-Walpack School is provided by our on-site
         Technology Manager and our Technology teacher.
     x. In an attempt to identify professional development needs and barriers, the Sandyston-Walpack School
         utilizes the use of the annual survey, staff PIPs, and staff observations conducted by the
         administration.

2. Needs of District to Improve Academic Achievement
The following areas have been identified as needs/barriers for our school district:
       G. The assessment of student achievement in technology
                  a. The Sandyston-Walpack School will address this need through the collaborative creation
                      of a student rubric to assist in the evaluation of student achievement in technology based
                      on the core curriculum content standards.
       H. Increase usage of technology integration across the curriculum
                  a. In an attempt to increase the integration of technology into the curriculum for staff,
                      Sandyston-Walpack School will continue to provide ongoing professional development.
                      The school will also continue to make available other needed support for the staff in this
                      area.
       I. Increase technological ability levels of staff
                  a. The Sandyston-Walpack School will continue to support the advancement of staff
                      members in the area of technology through continued membership in the ETTC and by
                      providing professional development in the areas where the survey results found staff
                      members were weak.
       J. Lack of space for technology program
                  a. In an ongoing effort to better our school, the Sandyston-Walpack School has created a
                      Community Advisory Committee. This committee has looked into the need for space
                      throughout our school. In their findings, they have identified the need for a Media
                      Center. This would improve the amount of space we have now for technology.
                  b. The addition of a Media Center in our school would also make our portable computer lab
                      more accessible to teachers and students.

3. Prioritize the Identified Needs
The needs identified above are all very important and crucial to the achievement of our school’s technology
goals and educational needs. The most critical need would be to establish a system for assessing student
achievement in technology. The next important need would be to increase our staff’s technological ability
levels. By increasing their ability levels this would help to achieve our next important goal which would be to
increase the integration of technology across the curriculum. If the staff’s ability levels are increased, their
comfort level with technology will increase and they will be better able to integrate technology into their
curriculums. Lastly, the increase in space for our technology program would be ideal to help us reach our
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Stillwater Township School

1. Current Status

Stillwater School currently has one to five computers in each instructional classroom outfitted with an
ActivBoard. The Technology Lab has been outfitted with 25 systems and incorporates a LCD projector and
ActivBoard for instructional purposes. 5th and 6th grade rooms have 5 computers each, while 4th grade has 3
computers each. 3rd grade has two computers in each room. Kindergarten through 2nd grade and all special
education rooms have one computer in each room. Two Windows 2003 servers and one Internet server are
located in the lab and provide email, Internet access, file services, and user authentication. The network is
protected by a fire wall computer that filters both incoming and outgoing traffic. Computers will be added each
year so that all classrooms will provide computer access for as many students as possible.

Teachers use the Sasi program to access information concerning student attendance and parent phone numbers.
This program has been up-graded to include a photo of each student for the purpose of identification. Teachers
attend individual workshops on the integration of technology into their classrooms. All computers have
Microsoft Office that includes Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel and Publisher. Microsoft Access is
used to enable staff members to create and publish a classroom web page. Each teacher, school administrators,
office assistants, support staff and various BOE members maintain a web page for their various departments.
The school web site address is http://www.stillwaterschool.net this site was redesigned in September of 2006 and is
updated throughout the year. By linking to other area school web sites, a wide area network has been
established.

Stillwater school currently has a full time technology teacher who is under a separate contract to provide
technology coordinator services. The teaching load on this staff member has been lessened so more time can be
devoted to the technology coordinator position.


Staff Development

The district will continue its membership in ETTC and provide Design for Development guidelines to staff
members. In house staff development workshops are scheduled throughout the year and are based on the needs
of the teaching staff. A survey is conducted yearly to determine the areas in which training is needed (Appendix
C)

Achievement of National Education Technology Goals

Stillwater Twp. School currently maintains a ratio of one PC to 3 students and more than complies with the state
standard.
Every teacher has an e-mail account in the stillwaterschool.net domain and uses it to communicate on and off
campus.
All workstations are connected to the Internet via the LAN and a T1 line.
We maintain a campus wide video connection via TV cable that can provide the local educational channel to
any classroom.




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IV.    Three-Year Goals and Objectives

       A. History
                        Regional Technology Plan Goals 04-07                     National Goal
                                                                                 Addressed
           1. To provide all students with the skills necessary for minimum      1, 3
              technology proficiency and information literacy skills
              consistent with the New Jersey Core Content Curriculum
              Standards.
            2. To provide students and teachers with global information          1
               access and publishing ability through access to data, voice and
               video technology.
            3. To provide students, teachers, and the community with             1
               regional communication through the development of
               networked resources, such as: school-based Intranets, distance
               learning, school web pages, and e-mail access.
            4. To infuse technology into classroom instruction through the       2, 5
               implementation of instructional activities that use technology
               digital content, and networked applications as a tool for
               learning and communication.
            5. To provide for ongoing professional development of teachers       2, 5
               in the effective use of technology in the classroom through a
               local regional academy, ETTC, locally hosted college and
               university coursework, continuing education courses, and
               distance learning offerings.
            6. To disseminate information regarding the use of technology in     4
               teaching to those in surrounding and geographically distant
               school districts.
            7. To provide administration and support personnel with the
               training and access to technology relevant to their job
               responsibilities.
            8. Provide a regionally coordinated effort to maintain computers,
               servers, and networks.


It should be noted that this plan has been developed on a regional basis and the goals and objectives refer
to all staff and students within the Kittatinny Region. Certain elements of this plan such as those that
refer to the facilities or spending plans relate to the individual districts. They are listed in separate tables
and charts related to specific districts.




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Goal #1: To provide all students with the skills necessary for minimum technology proficiency and
         information literacy skills consistent with the New Jersey Core Content Curriculum Standards.

   Actions

1.1   Reviewed Student Technology Outcomes (Appendix A) and modified annually.
1.2   Identified a technology specialist in each district who have met regularly with one another to review and
      modify the K-12 technology outcomes.
1.3   Formally assessed skills in grades K-6. (Years 2-3) Business department in High School has conducted
      appropriate technology literacy courses.
1.4    Implement design for development process in the high school.
1.5    Continued professional development opportunities through local, regional and ETTC.
1.6    Administration and teachers have reviewed appropriate documents such as PIPS, design for
      development, staff development efforts and classroom observations.
1.7    Have developed a regional curriculum for all K-6 sending districts.

We feel we were successful with the items listed above and intend to continue this goal and implement a district
wide web-based rubric to assess student performance.

Goal #2: To provide students and teachers with global information access and publishing ability through
          access to data, voice, and video technology.

Actions

2.1    Revised and updated acceptable use policy for students on the Internet during the duration of the plan.
2.2    Provided teacher training on navigating the Web.
2.3    Developed and implemented instructional activities that involve Web access by students.
2.4    Maintained LAN and dedicated Web access to all classrooms via a school-wide network capable of
       handling Web multimedia.
2.5    Provided voice access to all classrooms.
2.6    Provided video and cable TV access to all classrooms.
2.7    Encouraged opportunities for students to publish using the Internet.

We feel we were successful with the items listed above and intend to continue this goal.

Goal #3: To provide students, teachers, and the community with regional communication through the
          development of networked resources, such as: school based Intranets, distance learning, school
          Web pages, and e-mail access.

   Actions

3.1    Conducted periodic needs assessment at each school to design an open architecture, school-wide network
       that includes a multimedia application server and is capable of handling substantial multimedia traffic.

3.2    Maintained the network infrastructure with at least one workstation per classroom.
3.3    Provided opportunities for staff members to design Internet Web pages for their classes and provided them



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       with the necessary facilities.
3.4    Provided e-mail addresses for administrators, teachers, and staff.
3.5    Maintained the library automation systems to provide multi-station access for card catalog, circulation, and
       online references.
3.6    Investigated connecting the regional networks in a WAN environment to implement the rubric for
       technology literacy.
3.7    Hosted and participated in distance-learning education.

We feel we were successful with the items listed above and intend to continue this goal.

Goal #4: To infuse technology into classroom instruction through the implementation of instructional
       activities that utilize technology, digital content, and networked applications as tools for learning and
       communication.

   Actions

4.1    Provided each classroom with a minimum of one networked workstation that is no more than 5 years old.
4.2    Encouraged teachers' awareness of technology-infused instruction through faculty meetings and staff
       development days.
4.3    Provided teachers with ongoing support in designing and implementing technology-infused instruction.
4.4    Provided teachers with training in technology-infused instruction.
4.5    Implemented technology-infused instructional activities with ongoing support from trained staff members.
4.6    Combined technology learning activities across the curriculum to enhance and foster critical thinking skills
       and problem solving in relation to the Core Curriculum Content Standards.
4.7    Implemented instructional activities across the grade levels and disciplines that involve Web access by
       students.

We feel we were successful with the items listed above and intend to continue this goal. The participation of a
technology representative on all regional curriculum committees was not logistically possible. We will drop
that action in future plans.

Goal #5: To provide for ongoing professional development of teachers in the effective use of technology in
       the classroom through a local regional academy, ETTC, locally hosted college & university
       coursework, continuing education courses, and distance learning offerings.


Actions

5.1    Conducted annual on-line staff survey of instructional strategies to determine where teachers' interests lie.
5.2    Based on teachers' interest, provided training classes through in-house staff or ETTC staff at a variety of
       times.
5.4    Advertised and promoted the availability of ETTC courses and other local training opportunities in member
       districts.
5.5    Reviewed and revised course offerings as needed.
5.6    Hosted and participated in distance learning courses, allowing teachers to participate from school or home
       at a time that is convenient for them.



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5.7    Considered feasibility of providing access to interactive television to other districts in the region via the
       Internet.


We feel we were successful with the items listed above and intend to continue this goal. Bandwidth and
infrastructure issues in certain districts prevent our full participation in distance learning education, in
particular, two-way interactive video is not well supported by our current infrastructure.


Goal #6: To disseminate information regarding the use of technology in teaching to those in surrounding and
geographically distant school districts.

   Actions

6.1    Maintained interconnected links to the Kittatinny Regional Consortium schools’ web pages to disseminate
       information regarding our use of technology and activities.
6.2    Publicizes the availability of local technology training through ETTC in member districts.
6.3    Encouraged local staff to serve as faculty for ETTC courses in member districts.
6.4    Encouraged the presentation of papers and speaking proposals at relevant conferences.

We feel we were successful with the items listed above and intend to continue this goal.

Goal #7: To provide administrative personnel with training and access to technology relevant to their job
responsibilities.

Actions

7.1    Maintained a network capable workstation and appropriate software for each administrative position.
7.2    Provided administrative personnel with opportunities for technology training through ETTC in member
       districts and local efforts.
7.3    Encouraged regional administrative personnel to provide each other with ongoing technological support.

We feel we were successful with the items listed above and intend to continue this goal.

Goal #8: To provide a regionally coordinated effort to maintain computers and networks.

Actions

8.1    Developed a job description and proposal to determine the feasibility of regionalized services for
       employment of a Level 1 technician.
8.2    Made recommendations to each individual administration and board.
8.3    Each district has individual IT personnel/staffing plans.


 We were not successful in developing a region wide support infrastructure due to staffing constraints amongst
the various school boards in all the member districts.



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B. Goals and Objectives for 2007-2010

                             Regional Technology Plan Goals                         NJCCCS
                                                                                    Addressed
               1. To provide all students with the skills necessary for             8.1, 8.2
                  minimum technology proficiency and information literacy
                  skills consistent with the New Jersey Core Content
                  Curriculum Standards.
               2. To provide students and teachers with global information          8.1, 8.2
                  access and publishing ability through access to data, voice
                  and video technology.
               3. To provide students, teachers, and the community with             8.2
                  regional communication through the development of
                  networked resources, such as: school-based Intranets,
                  distance learning, school web pages, and e-mail access.
               4. To infuse technology into classroom instruction through the       8.1, 8.2
                  implementation of instructional activities that use
                  technology digital content, and networked applications as a
                  tool for learning and communication.
               5. To provide for ongoing professional development of                N/A
                  teachers in the effective use of technology in the classroom
                  through a local regional academy, ETTC, locally hosted
                  college and university coursework, continuing education
                  courses, and distance learning offerings.
               6. To disseminate information regarding the use of technology        N/A
                  in teaching to those in surrounding and geographically
                  distant school districts.
               7. To provide administration and support personnel with the          N/A
                  training and access to technology relevant to their job
                  responsibilities.
               8. Develop a web-based rubric to assess student proficiency in       8.1, 8.2
                  alignment with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Computer
                  Literacy and Technology Standards.

        The regional technology goals have been redesigned to align them with the New Jersey Core Curriculum
Computer Literacy and Technology Standards. The 2007 – 2010 plan is the result of continued collaborative
effort between the five districts of the Kittatinny Regional Consortium through a process of parental feedback, staff
and community surveys, and local and regional technology meetings. Current goals and objectives reflect the New
Jersey Core Curriculum Computer Literacy and Technology Standards. Actions to meet these goals build upon past
efforts undertaken in previous plans.

It should be noted that this plan has been developed on a regional basis and the goals and objectives refer to all
staff and students within the Kittatinny Region. Certain elements of this plan such as those that refer to the
facilities or spending plans relate to the individual districts. They are listed in separate tables and charts related
to specific districts.


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V.       Three-Year Implementation Activity Tables (July 2007-June 2010)

Goal #1: To provide all students with the skills necessary for minimum technology proficiency and
         information literacy skills consistent with the New Jersey Core Content Curriculum Standards.

Action

1.1   Continually align K-6 and High School Technology Curriculum (Appendix A) and Core Content Standards.
      (Annual)
1.2   Identify a technology specialist(s) in each district to meet regularly with one another to review and modify
      the K-12 technology outcomes. (Annual)
1.3   Continuous inclusion of the Core Content Curriculum rubric in the regular classroom curriculum (with
      assistance from the technology specialist, where applicable). Formally assess student progress on-line in
      grades K-8. (Years 1-3)
1.4    Continue professional development opportunities through local, regional and ETTC.
1.5    Administration and teachers will review appropriate documents such as PIPS, staff development efforts
      and classroom observations to assess technological capabilities of staff.



Goal #2: To provide students and teachers with global information access and publishing ability through
          access to data, voice, and video technology.

Action

2.1      Revise and update acceptable use policy for students on the Internet as needed.
2.2      Provide teacher development on navigating the Web. (Annual)
2.3      Develop and implement instructional activities that involve Web access by students. (Annual)
2.4      Maintain LAN and dedicated Web access to all classrooms via a school-wide network capable of handling
         Web multimedia. (Annual)
2.5      Maintain and enhance voice access to all classrooms.
2.6      Maintain video and cable TV access to all classrooms. (Annual)
2.7      Encourage opportunities for students to publish using the Internet. (Annual)
2.8      Develop and maintain a common cybersafety website. (Year 1)(Annual)




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Goal #3: To provide students, teachers, and the community with regional communication through the
          development of networked resources, such as: school based Intranets, distance learning, school
          Web pages, and e-mail access.

Action

3.1   Conduct periodic needs assessment at each school to design an open architecture, school-wide network that
      includes a multimedia application server and is capable of handling substantial multimedia traffic. (Annual)
B.    Maintain the network infrastructure with at least one workstation per classroom. (Annual)
3.3   Provide opportunity for staff members to design Internet Web pages for their classes and provide them with
      the necessary facilities. (Annual)
3.5   Maintain e-mail addresses for administrators, teachers, and staff. (Annual)
3.5   Maintain the library automation systems to provide multi-station access for card catalog, circulation, and
      online references. (Annual)
3.6   Coordinate the assessment of student technology proficiencies through the use of a region wide web-based
      rubric. (Year 1-3)
3.7   Host and participate in distance-learning education. (Annual)

Goal #4: To infuse technology into classroom instruction through the implementation of instructional
          activities that utilize technology, digital content, and networked applications as tools for learning
          and communication.

Action

4.1    Maintain a minimum of one networked workstation that is no more than 5 years old in each classroom.
       (Annual)
4.2    Build teachers' awareness of technology-infused instruction through faculty meetings and staff development
       days. (Annual)
4.3    Provide teachers with ongoing support in designing and implementing technology-infused instruction.
       (Annual)
4.4    Provide teachers with training in technology-infused instruction. (Annual)
4.5    Implement technology-infused instructional activities with ongoing support from trained staff members.
       (Annual)
4.6    Combine technology learning activities across the curriculum to enhance and foster critical thinking skills
    and problem solving in relation to the Core Curriculum Content Standards. (Annual)
4.7 Implement instructional activities across the grade levels and disciplines that involve web access by students.
    (Annual)




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Goal #5: To provide for ongoing professional development of teachers in the effective use of technology in
the classroom through a local regional academy, ETTC, locally hosted college & university coursework,
continuing education courses, and distance learning offerings.

Action

5.1      Conduct staff survey of instructional strategies to determine where teachers' interests lie. (Annual)
5.2      Meet with the organizers of the ETTC to coordinate local technology training needs. (Annual)
5.3      Based on teachers' interest, provide training classes through in-house staff or ETTC staff at a variety of
         times. (Annual)
5.4      Advertise and promote the availability of ETTC courses and other local training opportunities. (Annual)
5.5      Continue to review and revise course offerings as needed. (Annual
5.6      Host and participate in distance learning courses, allowing teachers to participate from school or home at a
         time that is convenient for them. (Annual)
5.7      Review feasibility of providing access to interactive television to other districts in the region. (Year 3)


Goal #6: To disseminate information regarding the use of technology in teaching to those in surrounding and
          geographically distant school districts.

Action

6.1 Maintain interconnected links to the Kittatinny Regional Consortium schools’ web pages to disseminate
    information regarding our use of technology and activities. (Annual)
6.2 Publicize the availability of local technology training through ETTC. (Annual)
6.3 Encourage local staff to serve as faculty for ETTC courses. (Annual)
6.4 Encourage the presentation of papers and speaking proposals at relevant conferences.
(Annual)
6.5 Develop and maintain a common on-line safety resource website for all districts. (Year 1)(Annual)

Goal #7: To provide administrative personnel with training and access to technology relevant to their job
          responsibilities.

Actions

7.1      Maintain a network capable workstation and appropriate software for each administrative position.
         (Annual)
7.2      Provide administrative personnel with opportunities for technology training through ETTC and local
         efforts. (Annual)
7.3      Encourage regional administrative personnel to provide each other with ongoing technological support.
         (Annual)




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Goal #8: Develop a web-based rubric to assess student proficiency in alignment with the New Jersey Core
Curriculum Computer Literacy and Technology Standards.

Actions

8.1    Establish a rubric that aligns with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Computer Literacy and Technology
Standards.
8.2    Publish interactive rubric on-line for all district to maintain student proficiency records.
8.3    Utilize data from rubric to evaluate levels of student proficiency at the appropriate grade level.




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                        Three-Year Implementation Activity Table
                                 July 2007 – June 2010


                Three-Year Technology Implementation Activity Table
District Goal                Strategy/Activity                       Timeline        Person        Documentation
     and                                                                           Responsible
 Objective
                 Each district will maintain compliance on          On-going     Technology      Technology Coordinator
1.1-8.3          individual basis.                                               coordinator     meeting records
                 Kittatinny will host and all districts will        Year 1 On-   Technology      On-line website
2.8 6.5          contribute to an on-line cybersafety website.      going        coordinator
                 Kittatinny tech coordinator will develop student   Year 1 On-   KRHS Tech       On-line student records
3.6 8.1-3        assessment rubric on interactive webpage for all   going        Coordinator
                 district teachers to use.




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VI. Funding Plan (July 2007-June 2010)
The proposed funding plan reflects the Region’s efforts to meet county, state, and national standards for education
and technology. The development of the plan was based on specific guidelines and standards, including such
documents as: Facilities Standards for Technology in New Jersey Schools, the New Jersey Core Curriculum
Content Standards, the Sussex County Technology Plan, Distance Learning Network Aid, and The
Telecommunications Act. In addition, the plan includes spending to develop and maintain relationships with ETTC
and to encourage and facilitate local and regional interconnectivity.

Included below are the costs to ensure that NIMAS compliance is an ongoing effort, both through software and
hardware. Upgraded versions of Kurzweil and Write Out Loud will be purchased as needed to stay current with
newer operating systems such as Vista. Accessible HTML based resources will be used whenever possible, and
specific NIMAS compliant devices and digital media resources will be reviewed annually by the Child Study
Team at conferences and workshops. The tech. coordinator and tech. support assistant will then assure that all
existing equipment is compatible with these devices, and placed in areas that meet individual student needs as
recommended by the CST. The media specialist will be involved with the technology committee to make
recommendations as to print media needed to achieve the goals in this plan. Before purchase, all teachers will
have professional time to review media for their grade levels. In this way, money will be used in the best
possible way to increase learning, as the decision-making will involve all involved parties..

Any new technologies introduced have always been accompanied by staff development, and this pattern will
continue. With the strong commitment to: staff development, tech. coordinator support for all teachers, survey
results to gauge needs and levels of proficiency, classroom observation, and tracking of student progress
through multiple assessments, there will be no question as to the level of technology integration or student
achievement. Our philosophy has always been team-based decision making with evaluation of results to
determine success. Nothing is put into place without considering student achievement and meeting individual
needs of learners.




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V. Individual Funding Plans by District July (2007 - June 2010)
Fredon Township School

     Three-Year Technology Plan Projected Funding Table (2007-
                              2008)
       ITEM        COST      FEDERAL  STATE   LOCAL          MISC.
                             FUNDING FUNDING FUNDING          (e.g.
                                                            Donations,
                                                             Grants)
    Digital        $2000   1%        3%         96%
    curricula (see
    NIMAS in
    the HELP
    section)
    Print media    $1500             3%         97%
    needed to
    achieve goals
    Technology     $22,000                      50%         50%
    Equipment

    Network        $8000     40%                60%
    (Internet)

    Capacity       $4000     1%                 99%
    (Electrical)

    Filtering      $1200                        100%
    Software       $5000             2%         60%         38%
    Maintenance    $14,000                      100%
    Upgrades       $1000                        50%         50%
    Other          $3000                        90%         10%
    services




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 Three-Year Technology Plan Projected Funding Table (2008-
                          2010)
   ITEM        COST      FEDERAL  STATE   LOCAL     MISC.
                         FUNDING FUNDING FUNDING     (e.g.
                                                   Donations,
                                                    Grants)
Digital        $5000   1%        3%        96%
curricula (see
NIMAS in
the HELP
section)
Print media    $3000             3%        97%
needed to
achieve goals
Technology     $53,000                     50%     50%
Equipment

Network        $8000     40%               60%
(Internet)

Capacity       $25,000 1%                  99%
(Electrical)

Filtering      $1200                       100%
Software       $7000             2%        50%     48%
Maintenance    $18,000                     100%
Upgrades       $3000                       50%     50%
Other          $13,000                     90%     10%
services




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Hampton Township School

 Three-Year Technology Plan Projected Funding Table (2007-
                          2008)
   ITEM         COST     FEDERAL STATE    LOCAL     MISC.
                         FUNDING FUNDING FUNDING     (e.g.
                                                   Donations,
                                                    Grants)
 Digital     $3,000              8%        90%     2%
 curricula
 (see NIMAS
 in the HELP
 section)
 Print media $1,000              8%        90%     2%
 needed to
 achieve
 goals
 Technology $22,000              8%        90%     2%
 Equipment

 Network        $8,000           8%        90%     2%
 (Internet)

 Capacity       $2,000           8%        90%     2%
 (Electrical)

 Filtering      $2,000           8%        90%     2%
 Software       $5,000           8%        90%     2%
 Maintenance $3,000              8%        90%     2%
 Upgrades       $3,000           8%        90%     2%
 Other          $1,000           8%        90%     2%
 services




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Three-Year Technology Plan Projected Funding Table (2008-
                         2010)
  ITEM         COST     FEDERAL STATE    LOCAL     MISC.
                        FUNDING FUNDING FUNDING     (e.g.
                                                  Donations,
                                                   Grants)
Digital     $3,300              8%        90%     2%
curricula
(see NIMAS
in the HELP
section)
Print media $1,100              8%        90%     2%
needed to
achieve
goals
Technology $24,200              8%        90%     2%
Equipment

Network        $8,800           8%        90%     2%
(Internet)

Capacity       $2,200           8%        90%     2%
(Electrical)

Filtering      $2,200           8%        90%     2%
Software       $5,500           8%        90%     2%
Maintenance $3,300              8%        90%     2%
Upgrades       $3,300           8%        90%     2%
Other          $1,100           8%        90%     2%
services




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Kittatinny Regional High School
A.Supporting resources and services
       Audio Visual           $8,000.00
 Access & DNS Fees           $10,300.00
     Microsoft SLA           $14,600.00
        Novell SLA            $3,000.00
  In House Training            $5,000.00
            Course
     Reimbursement            $30,000.00
           Supplies           $20,000.00              Total            $90,900.00


B. Technologies & interoperability resources to be acquired.
   New Workstations           $5,000.00
            Upgrade          $30,000.00
       Workstations
         Peripherals          $5,000.00
            Network           $7,000.00
       Infrastructure
      File Servers &          $5,000.00
            Software
        Maintenance          $20,000.00               Total            $72,000.00
                  Total                                             $162,900.00

C. Funds used to help ensure students have access to technology
      ITEM            FEDERAL         STATE         LOCAL         MISC. (e.g.
                      FUNDING FUNDING FUNDING                      donations,
                                                                  fundraisers)
Technology                                           $50000 -
Equipment                                              100%
Internet Access           $5760 - 40%                 $8640 -
                                                        60%
Educational Software                                 $25000 -
                                                       100%
Filtering Software                                    $3500 -
                                                       100%
Telecommunications        $8000 - 40%                $12000 -
                                                        60%
Maintenance Policy                                   $14000 -


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and Plans                                               100%


D. Funds used to help ensure teachers are prepared to integrate technology
effectively into curricula and instruction
       ITEM            FEDERAL           STATE      LOCAL          MISC. (e.g.
                       FUNDING FUNDING FUNDING                      donations)
Technology                                           $10000 -
Equipment                                              100%
Network Capacity                                      $5000 -
                                                       100%
Staff Development                                    $15000 -
                                                       100%
* All figures are
annual. The three
year total would triple
the amount shown in
each category.




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Sandyston Walpack Consolidated School


                            Three-Year Technology Plan
                       Anticipated Funding Table (2007-2008)
       ITEM           COST        FEDERAL STATE    LOCAL       MISC. (e.g.
                                  FUNDING FUNDING FUNDING      Donations,
                                                                Grants)
    Digital                                        100%
    curricula (see
    NIMAS in the
    HELP section)
    Print media                                    100%
    needed to
    achieve goals

    Technology                                     100%
    Equipment

    Network          $2000                         100%
                     * includes
                     filtering
                     costs
    Capacity                                       100%
    Filtering        * see                         100%
                     network
                     cost
    Software         $2950                         100%
    Maintenance                                    100%
    Upgrades                                       100%
    Policy and                                     100%
    Plans

    Other services   $700                          100%




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                       Three-Year Technology Plan
                   Projected Funding Table (2008-2010)
  ITEM        COST FEDERAL  STATE   LOCAL                MISC. (e.g.
                   FUNDING FUNDING FUNDING               Donations,
                                                          Grants)
Digital                                     100%
curricula
(see NIMAS
in the HELP
section)
Print media                                 100%
needed to
achieve
goals

Technology                                  100%
Equipment

Network       $2000                         100%
              *
              includes
              filtering
              costs
Capacity                                    100%
Filtering     * see                         100%
              network
              cost
Software      $2950                         100%
Maintenance                                 100%
Upgrades                                    100%
Policy and                                  100%
Plans

Other         $700                          100%
services




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Stillwater Township School

A.Supporting resources and services
       Audio Visual           $1,500.00
 Access & DNS Fees            $7,500.00
  In House Training             $500.00
            Course
     Reimbursement             $2,000.00
           Supplies            $3,500.00              Total            $15,000.00


B. Technologies & interoperability resources to be acquired.
   New Workstations          $20,000.00
         Peripherals          $2,000.00
            Network           $1,000.00
       Infrastructure
      File Servers &          $3,000.00
            Software
        Maintenance           $6,000.00               Total            $32,000.00
             TOTAL                                                    $47,000.00

C. Funds used to help ensure students have access to technology
      ITEM            FEDERAL         STATE         LOCAL         MISC. (e.g.
                      FUNDING FUNDING FUNDING                     donations)
Technology                                              100%
Equipment
Network Capacity        50% / e-rate                      50%
Filtering Software                                      100%
Maintenance Policy                                      100%
and Plans


D. Funds used to help ensure teachers are prepared to integrate technology
effectively into curricula and instruction
       ITEM            FEDERAL           STATE      LOCAL          MISC. (e.g.
                       FUNDING FUNDING FUNDING                      donations)
Technology                                              100%


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Equipment
Network Capacity          50% / e-rate        50%
Filtering Software                            100%
Maintenance Policy                            100%
and Plans


* All figures are
annual. The three
year total would triple
the amount shown in
each category.




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VII. Professional Development

A.Persons Responsible
                    i.   Sandy Opitz Technology Coordinator of Fredon Township School
                   ii.   Stacey Tarbell Technology Coordinator of Sandyston-Walpack Consolidated School
                  iii.   Pat Guild Technology Coordinator of Hampton Township School
                  iv.    Fred Rung Technology Coordinator of Kittatinny Regional HS
                   v.    Fred Iradi Technology Coordinator of Stillwater Township School

The above people will be responsible for coordinating professional development for each of the districts.


B. Planned Professional Development Activities
1. Teachers and library media personnel in all districts have access to a school wide network and the Internet from
their classrooms. Many schools in the district are equipped with wireless laptop labs that can be moved to any
classroom. Many instructional classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards to assist in technology
integrations. Teachers may also choose to bring students to computer labs that are located in many districts.
Teachers in all districts can call upon the technology coordinator or any available assistants for support in utilizing
any available resource.

2. Each district maintains a student information data base which administrators use to access information.
Administrators have access to this information via workstations, laptops and the school-wide network.

3. Workshops and staff development classes are available for administrators within each district. Current
technologies are introduced and discussed at administrator round table meetings and other workshops.

4. The professional activities for 2007-2010 include participation in: ETTC coursework, individual workshops
and seminars, on-site training, tradeshows and expositions, and graduate classes. Based on teacher proficiencies
determined by use of the regional on-line survey, this plan encourages staff to participate in ETTC coursework,
individual workshops and seminars, on-site training, tradeshows and expositions, and graduate classes. In
addition a standardized “Design for Development” form will be used annually to determine interests and needs.

5. There will be regular meetings for the technology coordinators to discuss progress and professional development
activities within all the districts.

6. Assistive technology, like Kurzweil, IntelliKeys, speech recognition, etc. exist in the districts for special
educators to meet the needs of students. Professional development has been and will continue to be provided.




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C. Professional Development Table
                                        Professional Development VII-C (2007-08 only)

The professional development table was derived from needs gleaned from the district-wide survey results from November 2006.
(Appendix C)

Educators’ proficiency/        Ongoing, sustained, high-quality                         Support
   Identified Need           professional development planned for
                                           2007-2008

All proficiencies           On-going courses at each district. Design   Provide ETTC academy or D4D courses
identified in survey as     for development(D4D)opportunities           and develop a district-wide website
scoring 25% or less will                                                resource for this.
be the focus of staff
development courses

Creating a simple
webpage for use by
students (17% proficiency                        “                                         “
as identified by survey)
Presentation
software(21% proficiency
as identified by survey)                         “                                         “
Spreadsheet software
(17% proficiency as
identified by survey)                            “                                         “
Computer graphics and
desktop publishing (25%
proficiency as identified                        “                                         “
by survey)
Using interactive
whiteboards (25%
proficiency as identified                        “                                         “
by survey)




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D. Financial and Time Resources

Membership will be maintained in ETTC for those districts that provide that source of professional development.
Technology coordinators and staff development personnel will need to be available to conduct training sessions.
Compensation for instructors and attendees will be maintained by each district.

E. Professional Development Activities through 2010

   o ETTC courses
   o D4D opportunities
   o New teacher development
   o Kittatinny Academy Classes
   These activities apply for each district.




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VIII. Evaluation Plan

                Three-Year Technology Plan Evaluation Narrative

Describe the process to regularly evaluate this plan as effectively. . .

a. integrating technology          The Kittatinny Regional Technology Plan will be evaluated on a regular
                                   basis. The Technology Committee and district administrative personnel
                                   will conduct evaluations of the plan's implementation through:
                                        Reports of regular meetings of the Technology Committee.
                                        Annual survey of staff development, growth, and needs.
                                        Annual review of Regional Long Range Technology Plan Goals
                                           and Objectives time line indicating those objectives and actions
                                           completed during the year and those that remain to be
                                           completed or addressed.
                                        Annual checklist of equipment purchases and facility upgrades
                                           consistent with technology plan.
                                        Annual report of progress developed through the efforts of the
                                           Technology Committee and district administrators.

b. enabling students to meet             On-line rubric will be used in all districts to evaluate the status
   challenging state academic             of students’ compliance with statewide standards.
   standards                             Review of student work, assessment results, and projects to
                                          recognize inclusion of technology and evidence of technological
                                          advancement in both instruction and student product.
c. developing life-long learning         Annual input from staff, students (at appropriate levels), and
   skills                                 community in terms of perceptions of program effectiveness.
                                         Annual review of curriculum and time lines to assess
                                          technology needs and report on those that have been met and
                                          those that still remain to be addressed.
                                         Review changing state of technology progress and determine
                                          those improvements and/or innovations that impact the plan and
                                          make recommendations for the plan's adjustment.
                                         Review of staff development efforts, “Design for Development”
                                          participation in local training opportunities and participation rate
                                          in ETTC staff development programs.
                                         Student ability to independently use appropriate skills from the
                                          state standards will be incorporated and documented in the
                                          rubric.




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Appendix B
                               Design for Development (sample)

Name _________________________
Brief description of teaching method or resource to be developed
I plan to learn the required procedures and use the portable computer labs in my classes. I will attend a
one-hour training session and pass the web lesson review. I will then use the wireless labs in my classes
during the 2001-2002 school year.

Other colleagues who will be working on this project:




Training Needed:
Graduate Course                     One-hour session covering the
ETTC Class (From approved list)     required procedures including
Workshops                           hands on use of the laptops.
Expositions                         After the session has concluded I
Visitations                         will pass the review lesson posted
X Mentor Instruction                 on the web.


Resources needed:
Supplies                            Wireless Laptop carts
Web / Intranet space                Certification to use the signup
X Computer lab time                  program
X Other items



Support required: (Please include approx. # of hours and sequence.)
X Technological Support
                                     Information Center Staff support
Secretarial or clerical             for at least 3 in class sessions.
Other

Approximate number of hours I will devote to this project __10____




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                    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT LOG
                            Wireless Laptop Lab


                                   TEACHER NAME




DATE                                              Hours   Approval
       Hands-on Training Session                   1
       Lab In Class with Support                   1
       Lab In Class with Support                   1
       Lab In Class with Support                   1
       Lab In Class                                1
       Lab In Class                                1
       Lab In Class                                1
       Lab In Class                                1
       Lab In Class                                1
       Lab In Class                                1




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Appendix C
Kittatinny Consortium Technology Survey

Section A


My level of skill with regard to computer technology can best be described
as....
     I need an introduction to basic computer operations
     I can use applications like Word etc.
     I Integrate the use of computers in my curriculum
     I feel comfortable enough with computers that I feel I can teach others about their use




Section B

We are interested in knowing how you feel about learning new technologies and programs. Please indicate to
what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements.

1. Most of the new technologies which have become available to me have been easy to learn with relatively
little outside support and I am eager to get my hands on more equipment so I can teach myself more.
2. Most of the technology that has been shown to me would do little to improve my ability to teach or my
students' ability to learn and think.
3. I have made enormous progress during the past year or so in learning new technologies to introduce them to
my classroom.
4. People make far too big a deal over the management issues arising out of new technologies (scheduling,
break-downs, etc.).
5. I have been able to integrate the use of new technologies so fully into my classroom that I am not sure what I
would do if they took them away from me or cut off the electrical power.
6. These new technologies have forced me to turn the classroom upside down and substantially change the way
I teach or relate to the students.
7. My biggest fear of these new technologies is embarrassment in front of my students or my colleagues.
8. They cannot expect us to learn all these new technologies unless they give us formal training and extra pay.
9. I prefer to learn new things as an individual.
10. The best way to learn new technologies is to participate in formal training classes which show us just how
to use the machines and how to use them in our classes.
11. Sometimes I feel that there is just too much change coming too fast without enough planning or support for
teachers. I wish they would just slow down.



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12. I have begun to enjoy teaching more than ever before because of the new power these technologies have
put in the hands of my students and myself.
13. I do best with new programs and approaches when I can learn them with a partner.
14. I do best with new programs and approaches when I can learn them with individual help from someone in
the computer lab.
15. All this new equipment and technology is basically one more bandwagon in a long chain of innovations
which have made little impact on my classroom or my students.
16. Even though I have more to learn, I am really proud of what I have accomplished with new technologies
and I am ready to share my inventions with colleagues both here in the district and at professional meetings or
conventions.
17. I sometime feel that I have been left behind when it comes to technology. I don't feel comfortable with it
and I don't see what good it will do.



Section C

Please indicate your level of comfort and proficiency with each of the following:

                            On-line database searches (search engines e.g. yahoo, Google)
                            Telecommunications - electronic mail or bulletin boards
                            Writing Web pages
                            Desktop publishing (e.g. Publisher, PageMaker)
                            Computer presentations (e.g. Power Point)
                            Using CD-ROM's in class (e.g. Encarta)
                            Using on line videos or Computer DVD's
                            Word-processing (e.g. Word)
                            Database design (e.g. Access)
                            Spreadsheets (e.g. Excel)
                            Graphics programs (e.g. Photoshop)
                            Computer simulations (e.g. SimCity, Oregon Trail)

This survey was adapted with permission from the "Technology in My Life Survey" created by Jamie McKenzie, Editor of "From
Now On" http://fno.org




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Appendix D
Rubric for student assessment:
Student will be assessed at one of the levels indicated for each standard.

STANDARD A

Create / customize common features of an operation system (e.g., shortcuts)
Independently use common features of an operating system (e.g., creating and organizing files and folders and
creating, organizing and manipulating shortcuts)
With assistance, use common features of an operating system (e.g., creating, organizing and manipulating
shortcuts)

Able to model effective, accurate and proper techniques to others how effectively input text and data, using
touch keyboarding while completing a specific task in a specific core curriculum content area.
Effective, accurate and uses proper techniques when inputting text and data, using touch keyboarding.
With assistance input text and data, using touch keyboarding

Able to create a multi-page document with citations using word processing software in conjunction with other
tools that demonstrates the ability to format, edit, and print in a specific core curriculum content area
Create word processing documents independently that include advanced text-formatting and graphics
With assistance, create documents with advanced text formatting and graphics using word processing.

Independently create two or more documents to create a merge document in a specific core curriculum content
area
Independently uses two or more existing documents to create a merged document
With assistance, create a file containing customized information by merging documents

Able to create a spreadsheet, enter data, use mathematical or logistic functions to manipulate and process data,
generate charts and graphs, and interpret the results in a specific core curriculum content area
Independently construct a spreadsheet by entering data and interpreting information
With assistance, construct a simple spreadsheet, enter data, and interpret the information

Independently create and produce an original multimedia project using and importing text, graphics, moving
images and sound in a specific core curriculum content area
Independently design and produce a basic multimedia project
With assistance design and produce a basic multimedia project

Create a database, define fields, input data from multiple records, produce a report using sort and query, and
interpret the data in an original task-specific core curriculum content area
Independently create and produce a report by sorting and querying database file
With assistance, plan and create a simple database, define fields, input data, and produce a report using and
query

Able to model and assist others with managing and organizing network resources for strong and retrieving data
Independently use network resources to store and retrieve data
With assistance, use network resources for storing and retrieving data


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Use the appropriate electronic graphic organizer in an independent and original task in a specific core
curriculum content area
Choose the appropriate electronic graphic organizer to create, construct or design a document
With assistance, use an electronic graphic organizer to create, construct, or design a document

Verbalize an understanding between appropriate and inappropriate behavior related to legal and ethical issues as
defined in the copyright fair-use laws

Verbalizes an understanding of safe and appropriate use and misuse of technology according to the approved
district Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) and knows the consequences of misuse but needs assistance to follow
procedures for citing sources

With assistance, choose appropriate tools and information resources to support research and solve real world
problems, including but not limited to
        On-line resources and databases
        Search engines and subject directories


With assistance, evaluate the accuracy, relevance, and appropriateness of print and non-print electronic
information sources

With direct instruction use computer applications to modify, gather and sort information independently and/or
collaboratively to solve problems

Given basic hardware problems, demonstrate the ability to solve common problems with assistance

Given a problem, select appropriate technology tool, if applicable, to solve the problem from a given set of
solutions

Exhibit legal and ethical behavior when using information and technology in an independent and original task in
a specific core curriculum content area

Distinguish safe and appropriate use and misuse of technology according to the AUP when making choices
while working independently

Able to effectively and efficiently use Boolean logic for research

Able to cite and support information sources using credible (accurate, relevant and appropriate) print and non-
print electronic information sources

Consistently demonstrates the ability to create and manipulate information independently and/or collaboratively
to solve problems and to design and develop products in a specific core curriculum content area

Identify, diagnose and suggest solutions for on functioning technology systems




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Identify a problem in a content area and formulate a strategy to solve the problem using the appropriate
technology tool(s) if applicable




Appendix E
District Wide Survey Results www.krhs.net/survey/




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Appendix F

Board Approval of Technology Plan 2007-2010

Resolution

The board of education approves submission of this Technology Plan and has approved the first year’s budget
of this plan.



Fredon Township School

Board Approval ________________________________________________                Date __________________



Hampton Township McKeown School

Board Approval ________________________________________________                Date __________________



Kittatinny Regional High School

Board Approval ________________________________________________                Date __________________



Sandyston Walpack Consolidated School

Board Approval ________________________________________________                Date __________________



Stillwater Township School

Board Approval ________________________________________________                Date __________________




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