Start a Technology Leadership Team
School-based staff have a unique opportunity to help
others on their school team more fully integrate technology into instruction. In addition, this
effort will support school teams to incorporate
principles for Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
into instructional practices throughout the school
to support learners who are struggling to access
at Your School
Specific Project Tasks
This project requires a staff person
to start or provide leadership for a school team that
meets at least monthly for a minimum of 6 months to:
- Talk to your school administration about starting a Technology Leadership Team (TLT). An effort to incorporate the TLT outcomes into school improvement plan should be made. See the sample memo to administration (26K doc).
- Identify a plan to increase use of technology-supported instructional practices, materials and tools, including available technology tools to support struggling learners.
- Identify a plan for how to measure changes in your school as a result of your team's efforts.
- Use at least two different ways to meet the training needs of your staff during the school year.
Who is a good candidate for this project?
School-based staff who have at least two other instructional staff at their school interested in increasing the use of accessible instructional practices, materials and tools to support all learners throughout the school building. HIAT has worked in several school buildings to implement leadership teams and can help you get started.
What support will HIAT provide for this project?
HIAT staff and resources are available to:
- assist project participants to communicate the benefits of this team to school administrators/teams
- provide an online Technology Needs Assessment (preview)
- develop tools for measuring change
- help to plan/implement training initiatives
E-TIPS Hours Earned:
10 hours – Participant demonstrates lead role is facilitating all steps of this project.
5 hours – Participant demonstrates active participation in all steps of this project.
- Minutes from the team meetings
- Example training materials (e.g. training plans, presentations, handouts) documenting the participant’s lead role in the trainings
- summary document (e.g. summary memo) to administration/school leadership documenting outcomes of TLT efforts, challenges, unmet needs, and ongoing plan to address needs.
Who is a Good Candidate?
How HIAT Will Support this Project
E-TIPS Hours Earned
March 28, 2012
| Maintained by by Linda Wilson