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Eric:

I understand the problem!! We even have technology coordinators that
aren't using some very good materials to look at program. Have your
admin. read the CoSn  Total Cost of Operation stuff?

Frank
On Dec 1, 2004, at 1:39 PM, Eric Hall wrote:

> Frank -
>
> Thanks! I have looked at this and other published recommendations, but
> as
> you know administrators want information about what's "really being
> done"
> rather than the "ideals". This seems particularly true as VT schools
> begin
> to hire "Ed tech Specialists" rather than "all-in-one" staff that may
> have
> been sufficient in the past.
>
> When will administrators begin to realize that recommendations like
> those of
> ISTE are research based and widely accepted?
>
> Eric
>
>> Eric:
>>
>> The ISTE Support Index is very useful for answering some of your
>> questions.
>>
>> http://tsi.iste.org/
>>
>> Frank
>> On Dec 1, 2004, at 11:17 AM, Eric Hall wrote:
>>
>>> Hello All -
>>>
>>> I know this is a question that has come up in this forum recently and
>>> may be
>>> on many minds: we are in the process of evaluating/increasing our
>>> staffing
>>> for technology, and my administrators are looking for examples of how
>>> other
>>> schools in Vermont are handling technical support, instruction and
>>> classroom
>>> (integration) support.
>>>
>>> Any quick response to the following would be helpful:
>>>
>>> # of workstations (rough is fine):
>>>
>>> # of students/classrooms:
>>>
>>> IT admin position? (SU or local):
>>>
>>> # of "technical" staff (technicians, SU or local):
>>>
>>> # of "direct" instructional staff (lab setting):
>>>
>>> # of staff/student/integration support staff:
>>>
>>> Qualifications of technicians?
>>>
>>>
>>> Our current situation is:
>>>
>>> 675 students (K-8)
>>> 320+ workstations
>>> 34 classrooms (K-8)
>>> No SU level positions
>>> 1 "local" coordinator/technician/lab instructor/integration support
>>> .5 technician (low level of training)
>>>
>>> Thanks for your help!
>>>
>>>
>>> Eric Hall
>>> Technology Coordinator
>>> Waterbury/Duxbury Schools
>>> Waterbury, VT
>>>
>>>
>> Frank J. Watson
>> 175 Poker Hill Rd
>> Underhill Flatts, VT 05489
>> 802-899-3054
>>
>> "I'll see it when I believe it"
>>
>
>
Frank J. Watson
175 Poker Hill Rd
Underhill Flatts, VT 05489
802-899-3054

"I'll see it when I believe it"