Saturday, December 12, 2015

41 Technology Directors did a survey and here is the results of the wage study

Michigan Schools Survey November 2015 Mode $83,000.00 Median $78,000.00 Average $72,933.33 Min $43,000.00 Max $119,000.00

National Ed Tech Plan released on the same day ESSA was signed in DC (Dec, 10th)

National Ed Tech Plan released on the same day ESSA was signed in DC (Dec, 10th). The key principles of equity and achievement are central to the plan through building capacity in collaborative leadership teams. The new plan has easy to understand graphics and text aligned to the Future Ready framework. The plan is meant to allow for additional updates, research resources and leadership materials which provides a great framework for technology integration. PDF document of plan (they stated they will print no copies to stay on a shelf) http://tech.ed.gov/files/2015/12/NETP16.pdf Future Ready Leaders website http://tech.ed.gov/leaders/ Future Ready dashboards/framework http://dashboard.futurereadyschools.org/framework Future Ready Infrastructure Guide http://tech.ed.gov/futureready/infrastructure/ Funding Digital Learning http://tech.ed.gov/funding/ ESSA, NETP and Future Ready all mean equity and digital learning opportunities http://gettingsmart.com/2015/12/new-k-12-federal-education-bill-signed-into-law-esea-is-reauthorized/ 6 Ways NETP can close achievement gaps http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2015/12/6-ways-new-national-education-technology-plan-could-help-close-achievement-gap

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I am the Director of Technology at a K-12 School system.