El Camino Continuation High School
Technology Plan
2011-2012
I.
Technology Committee:
Darryl Brown –Principal
Cathleen Jolley – ELA Teacher/Site Tech Liaison, Apex Teacher
Dennis Dennehy- ROP Computers Teacher
Danny Perez- Math Teacher, I Pass Teacher
Hannah Shin-Math Teacher, Power School Trainer, Smart Board Demonstrator
Kathy Pham-Math Teacher, Smart Board Demonstrator
II.
Development of Site Action Plan:
The technology committee will convene in September 2011 and monthly thereafter, to review the
district’s Technology Action Steps in an effort to implement and monitor El Camino High School’s
Technology Plan and Staff Technology Development Training.
III.
Technology Inventory:
See Attachment
IV.
Integration of Technology in Classroom Instruction, Personal Productivity and
Management Tasks
Classroom Instruction:
 All classrooms are aligned with Configuration 4: (Teacher computer for classroom
management, administrative applications, and instructional planning)
 Library/Media Center provides web based information access for students
 Teachers utilize Power Point or Keynote to present information (Multimedia
presentations)
 Technology is used to support EL instruction and Special Education students
 ROP desktop publishing courses teach students computer-based skills enabling student
presentations across the curriculum.
 Staff has access multimedia presentation equipment upon request
 Continue to setup student computer work centers in classrooms
 Continue to develop more APEX Online Learning course offerings
 All Language Arts teachers use Document Cameras in classrooms
 I Pass is being used for Math skill building and credit recovery
 Teachers use I Tunes U and Hippocampus as instructional resources for their classrooms
Personal Productivity:
 Recording assessments, organizing student data via spreadsheets
 Assessing student data via Data Director
 Lesson planning
 Internet research is available in classrooms, library, and computer labs
 Develop spreadsheets and databases to enhance student assessment information
 Word Processing
 Email access
 School Website maintained and updated weekly
 Power School Grade Book is used to record citizenship grades and teacher comments about
student progress for Progress Reports
Management Tasks:
 Report Cards, progress reports, school correspondence, school newsletters
 Benchmark Assessments are used to drive student placement
 Data Director is used to access students’ strengths and weaknesses
 Staff development aimed at enhancing the use of technology in instruction
 Teacher-Created management forms and tests
 Standards-Based Curriculum/pacing guides
 Visual Aids for Subjects (overhead projectors, LCD projectors)
 Access to student management software (Power School)
 Purchasing Access QSS
 Technology & Textbook Inventory
 Document & Spreadsheet to track school functions
 School Website – announcements, school calendar, events
Technology as a part of planning processes and other planning documents
 Lesson planning
 Textbook support materials (CD-Rom, Website links)
 Posting school wide documents online- School Plan, district teacher resources
 Multimedia presentations to parents & students (Intake)
 Email – staff to staff
 IEP Software
 Intervention program documents – SST, Local Guidance Meetings, 504 designation
 The Ed Tech Profile has been completed by 100% of the staff
V. Curriculum
Students have on-going opportunities to use the tools of technology to enhance achievement and
exceed academic content standards.
Action Steps
Responsible
Persons
Timeline
1. Incorporate the
National
Educational
Technology
Standards for
students into
instruction
Dept Chairs
Site Tech Liaison
2011-2012
2. Plan and
implement staff
professional
development
opportunities
which incorporate
student
productivity
technologies
Dept Chairs
Site Tech Liaison
2011-2012
TBD
Walk thru Lessons
Staff Tech Training
3. Video
Conferencing
is being explored to
be used in Social
Studies and
Language Arts
Site Tech Liaison
Social Studies
Teachers and
Language Arts
Teachers
2011-2012
TBD
Lesson Plan Objectives
Walk Thru Lessons
Staff Demonstration
4. Smart Board and
Responders
Implemented in
instruction
Kathy Pham
Hannah Shin
C. Jolley
5. Implementation
of the Khan
Academy for Math
skill building
Math Department
6. Online Learning
via APEX and IPass
C. Jolley
D. Perez
2011-2012
2011 – 2012
2011 - 2012
Budget Source
N/A
Monitoring/Evaluation
Lesson Plan Objectives
Walk Thru Lesson Obser.
TBD
Staff Demonstration
Staff Survey and Staff
Development
TBD
Site Tech Liaison
Admin
Math Department
TBD
Site Tech Liaison
Admin
VI. Professional Development
Our goal is to raise the technology proficiency levels of our staff so that they have the skills
necessary to use technology to improve teaching and learning. Via staff survey, we will determine
proficiency levels in an effort to move all teachers to the next highest level of proficiency.
Action Steps
Responsible
Persons
Timeline
Budget
Source
Monitoring/
Evaluation
1. Develop tech
professional
development
opportunities based
on staff needs
survey
Dept Chairs
Site Tech Liaison
2011-2012
TBD
Tech Committee
Admin and Staff
2. Provide the use
of school based
technology experts
for teacher
coaching,
sharing and
modeling of lessons
using technology
Site Tech Liaison
All Staff
2011-2012
N/A
Tech Committee
Admin and Staff
3. Implement
Power School Grade
Book for student
grade keeping
Site Tech Liaison
Department Chairs
Admin
2011-2012
N/A
4. Smart Board
Professional
Development
5. Provide staff
development in
PowerPoint
presentation
software for
teacher use and
student
productivity
Dept Chairs
Staff and Admin
District Office
2011-2012
Site Tech Liaison,
Admin
2011-2012
Lesson Plan
Objectives
Walk Thru Lesson
Staff Demonstration
Staff Demonstration
Lesson Observation
N/A
N/A
Lesson Observation
Student work
samples
VII. Infrastructure, Hardware, Technical Support and Software
El Camino High School will acquire the hardware and software necessary to meet the curriculum
and professional development goals.
Action Steps
1. Continue to
establish
technology centers
in classes consisting
of three computers
and a network
printer.
2. Identify
standardized
software to be used
for student and staff
productivity.
3. Continue to
purchase schoolwide educational
technologies to
enhance
instruction. (ie:
Elmo, Smart Board,
iphoto)
4. Set up
Smartboard in the
computer lab
Responsible
Persons
Timeline
Budget
Source
Monitoring/
Evaluation
Admin
Site Tech Liaison
2011-2012
TBD
Tech Committee
Site Tech Liaison
Admin and Staff
Tech Committee
Dept Chairs
Site Tech Liaisons
2011-2012
TBD
Tech Committee
Site Tech Liaison
Admin and Staff
Admin
Site Tech Liaison
Tech Committee
2011-2012
TBD
Tech Committee
Site Tech Liaison
Admin and Staff
Admin
Site Tech Liaison
Tech Committee
2011-2012
TBD
Admin
Tech Committee
and Staff
Drafted August 2008
Updated June 18, 2010
Updated June 8, 2011

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