The New York State Education Department
School District Education Technology Plan Checklist Form
For NCLB/EETT Funds Application (2009-10)

Please provide the web link to the technology plan available from your website and fill out each of the data fields included in the Progress Report for the Title II Part D Program - Enhancing Education through Technology (EETT). Please remember this online form can be saved by submitting upon completion of the form at one sitting.

Part A. Contact Information
LEA Name: SED Code
Tech Plan Online? Yes No
Web Link for the Tech Plan: http://
Ed Tech Coordinator: Name - Email -
Time Period of Approved Technology Plan (MM/DD/YYYY): From -
To -
If you submitted the technology plan checklist last year and your technology plan is still current and unchanged, you can skip to Part C.

Part B. Technology Plan Checklist
Requirement of NCLB - Title II D of ESEA and NYSED, LEA must include a strategic long-range plan that includes: Indicate one Page # of first coverage in Tech Plan (5 or 9)
Vision and related goals and objectives. Characteristics of tomorrow's schooling that the district supports and wishes to achieve.

  • The role of technology, especially as it is related to student learning, teaching, and administrative functions.

  • Specific goals and objectives to be accomplished through the plan.
  • Integrate the most appropriate and effective technology and digital content.

  • Description of how the technology will be used within the curriculum and instructional activities, especially in support of the NYSED Content Standards.

  • Description of how the technology will be used to support administrative activities.

  • Strategies for ensuring that technology will be integrated into curriculum and instruction K-12.
  • Access for all learners.
    Clear targets that define how all students, teachers and administrators will eventually have access to technology:  
  • Minimum infrastructure and equipment per school.
  • Local area network and wide area network configurations and requirements.
  • Software/digital content to be available, at a minimum, for all learners.
  • Assistive devices and processes to be in place.
  • Data on current access to technology by students, teachers, and administrators (progress toward targets).
  • Technology Acquisition. Three year projection of the type and amount of equipment, wiring, type and amount of software and online resources to be acquired to ensure successful and effective uses of technology
    Three-year projection of the telecommunications services (voice, video, and data) and providers to be acquired  
  • Description of local school system Acceptable Use and Internet Safety policies and how these policies are implemented and enforced in compliance with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)

  • Strategies for ensuring that equipment, software, and online resources that are purchased and developed are accessible for all learners.
  • Provide on-going professional development
  • Identification of knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed by teachers and administrators and how this need was determined
  • Identification of who will participate in professional development activities and how this population was determined
  • Strategies for providing ongoing, sustained professional development for teachers, administrators, and appropriate support staff.
  • Strategies for hiring, training, and assignment of technical and instructional support staff.
  • Access plan and the impact of technology
  • Process by which progress in implementing the plan will be reviewed and reported.
  • Mechanism and timeline to monitor progress toward the access targets.
  • Method for evaluating the effects of the professional development
  • Process for evaluating how the use of technology is impacting student learning, especially as related to the NYSED Content Standards
  • Provision for regular review and updating of plan as necessary.
  • Ensure adequate funding (include potential funding strategies and sources: local, state, federal, and other)
    • Projected costs of wiring (and related electronics), equipment, software, online resources, and telecommunications services to be acquired and related expenses needed to implement the plan
    • Funding projections for on-going maintenance, supplies, and replacement of outdated equipment and resources
    • Projected budget allocation for professional development equal to at least 25% of requested hardware funds
    Involving key stakeholders in developing and updating the plan
    • Involvement of key stakeholders, especially parents, teachers, students, community, and district administrators in developing, evaluating and revising the plan over time
    • Strategies for communicating to the key stakeholders the success of the plan and the importance of technology
    Implementation Action Plan
    List major activities, individual(s) responsible for such activities, and timelines for implementation, including acquisition, integration. Professional development, funding, communication and evaluation.

    Part C. Technology Literacy Assessment
    NCLB/Title II Part D funds recipients are required by the USDOE to provide following data on the progress of the schools in enabling students to be technologically literate by the time they finish eighth grade studies. As for improving and assessing students� technology literacy, the following resources have been made available to LEAs:
    How do you assess student's technology literacy by 8th grade (check all that apply)
    Survey (self reported)
    Survey (teacher reported)
    Project-based Assessment
    In class observation
    Other form of assessment (specify below - 255 character limitation - do not use Enter key within the field below)
    How well do your students perform on their technology literacy skills (estimate if necessary)?
    Enter the number of eighth grade students enrolled in the district for the school year 2008-09 and the percentage of those that were assessed and the percentage of those who were evaluated as being technologically literate.
    Number of students enrolled (whole number, no commas)
    Percentage of students assessed (whole number, no decimal points, no percent signs)
    Percentage of literate students (whole number, no decimal points, no percent signs)

    Part D. Internet Safety
    Yes No - Besides policy, has the district implemented specific strategies to promote safe and responsible use of Internet Technology for teaching and learning?
    Yes No - Has the district provided professional development to teachers on Internet Safety?
    Yes No - Have the students been trained on information literacy including safe, responsible use of Internet?
    Yes No - Has the district involved in parents on the Internet Security and Safe Usage initiative?
    How has the school district implemented the Internet Safety policy and initiatives? What are the challenges your school district have faced with in fulfilling the legislative requirement on Internet Safety and Safe Usage (specify below - 255 character limitation - do not use Enter key within the field below).

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