I may have mentioned this resource in our PCIT course earlier this year to
you.. I worked for a couple of years on a project in Albuquerque, New
Mexico that was quite successful and followed the model you are talking
about. There is a web site devoted to the project that could prove useful
in the development of your project..
I would also be glad to talk with you about the program and what we
encountered along the way.
School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>We have done a few things over the years that have been successful. We
>started with new computers and most teachers at ground zero. We asked
>teachers if anyone felt proficient enough in anything to teach someone
>else what they knew. Then we made a list of "Mentors" and let staff log
>hours with the mentors in lieu of a technology in-service day. This
>helped build internal networks.
>Then we started giving our more proficient tech teachers stipends to
>provide workshops, and have finally worked up to having two tech teacher
>leaders who have a "bank" of 40 hours to assist their peers with anything
>they need- skills, software, integration, etc. They are funded throught
>T2D. Every house (team) also has a "Tech Rep" whose job is to act as a
>resource within the house, and get/share any new tech learning.
>We do a Profiler self assessment annually, staff has an annual tech goal,
>and we now have a Teacher Tech Checklist that has to be completed by
>2008. Teachers who complete the checklist receive a $300. stipend for
>technology within their class. We also have a group of 7/8 students that
>we are grooming as technology assistants. They will help as able and as
>time allows to connect/use equipment, be on hand for help with
>Hope this helps; call if you want to.
>Pam Holley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>I am interested in hearing from any school that has used a Technology
>Leadership Team model to
>guide technology integration and professional development. How do you
>and where are you now?
>SW Vermont Supervisory Union
>Technology Integration Specialist
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>Diane Lemieux [
>St. Albans Town Educational Center
>Franklin Central Supervisory Union
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