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And what is it about a Teaching Certification that makes this
coordinator better at Integration, Planning Budgeting, etc.....?

Jeffrey Everett
"Working as a Technology Coordinator for going on ten years now, no
certification required."


>In a message dated 1/13/03 5:25:46 PM, [log in to unmask] writes:
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><<         Why not let the districts make the decision as to how they want to
>do
>
>their staffing? I really think this would work. >>
>
>Good point on which I'd like to expand.  I think your proposal is too
>complicated.  The district should feel free to hire the kind of person they
>want.  If that person is strictly a "propeller-head," then no sort of
>endorsement is required.  Just don't call that person a Technology
>Coordinator.  The other type, that covered by the proposed endorsement is
>involved in curriculum integration, of which planning, budgeting, etc. are
>all parts.  I personally think districts are shortchanging kids and teachers
>if they go strictly with the first type, but they might have to make choices
>due to budgetary restraints.
>
>Tommy Walz
>Technology Coordinator
>Barre Supervisory Union #61
>Barre VT 05641
>802-476-5011
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