Texas STaR Chart How It Impacts Our Campus
Agenda • Definition of the Texas STaR Chart • Vision 2020 • Purpose and Benefits • Interpretation of the Texas STaR Chart • Areas for campus consideration • Statewide summary results • Campus results • Conclusion
Texas STaR Chart is… • School Technology and Readiness (STaR). • Aligned with vision 2020. (http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/technology/title2/vision2020/index.html) • Aligned with the Long Range Plan for Technology. (http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/technology/lrpt/) • A tool for campus and staff training and planning.
Vision 2020 • Long Range Plan for Technology • 4 Key Areas: • Teaching and Learning • Educational Preparation and Development • Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support • Infrastructure for Technology
Purpose and Benefits • Perform needs assessments • Judge progress • Set benchmarks & goals • Determine funding priorities • Provide information for technology planning • Measure the impact of state & local efforts to improve student learning through the use of technology
STaR Chart Levels of Progress • Early Tech • Developing Tech • Advanced Tech • Target Tech http://starchart.esc12.net/statistics.html
Conclusions • Texas STaR chart to be completed yearly by faculty • Integration of technology is required by No Child Left Behind. • Texas STaR Chart will assess our campus integration of technology. • Results will guide us in future technology planning.