Budgeting for Necessary Technology
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 — 3 p.m. Eastern / 12 p.m. Pacific
Are your schools and districts leveraging technology to achieve better results?
You know that effective technology planning can and should play a major role in school reform — creating technology-enabled learning environments, providing professional development opportunities, delivering sound content and improving student learning outcomes.
This complimentary one-hour session features real-world advice from administrators who have successfully implemented classroom technology systems on a large scale with various budget considerations. Panelists include Dr. Alice Quarles, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Florida, Dr. Kelly Calhoun, director of education technology and information systems, Folsom Cordova Unified School District, California.
Register now to learn how to
* Achieve near-term results and long-term impact
Use short-term dollars for long-term gains by building technology-enabled learning environments with integrated technology, quality courseware, content and learning communities.
* Create successful technology-enabled learning environments
Learn about established and successful classroom implementations from some of the country's more successful programs — including new school construction and renovation — and develop your own budgetary and implementation framework.
* Stretch your budget dollars and find additional funding sources
Understand how you can leverage Title 1 funding, grants and nontraditional funding options, and learn about fundraising techniques to help get new technology into older school buildings.