Goal 1: All students will be College and Career ready
Goal Description: Redefine the use of technology to become a seamless tool for integration of curriculum as students learn through inquiry, performance and practice to become college and career ready.
Needs Assessment: The Ohio Department of Education has clearly defined what all students, teachers, schools and districts are expected to know and be able to do. This process will ensure that students make progress each year and graduate from school to succeed in college and in a modern workforce. Technology amplifies all students’ ability to achieve measurable academic progress, career & college readiness, and global competency.
Goal 2: Universal Access & Collaboration
Goal Description: Collaboration of ideas and learning will occur through the cloud and appropriate/emerging learning tools that work anytime, anywhere, and on any device.
Needs Assessment: A vast number of technology devices and tools exist today and are ever increasing. In order to improve the integration of technology into the classroom we must develop a platform neutral system.
Goal 3: Implement Internet Safety Curriculum
Goal Description: Shawnee School's has implement an age appropriate curriculum on Cyber Bullying, Social Networking, and Internet Safety.
Needs Assessment: Youth embrace new technologies such as text messaging and social networking. Digital Citizenship Training is a priority. Without proper guidance, these types of communication technologies have been deemed to be dangerous to a child’s physical and psychological well-being.
Goal 4: Technology Acquisition and Standards
Goal Description: Evaluate, maintain and upgrade the district’s end user devices.
Needs Assessment: Decreasing technology budgets along with emerging digital devices have forced schools to evaluate the need to maintain or upgrade end user devices. Transitioning from server based storage to the "Cloud" must also be evaluated to determine the needs to expand additional equipment.