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District Technology Planning Website Resources

District Technology Planning Website 


Technology Planning Guides

Basic Principles of Technology Planning. North Central Regional Technology in Education (NCRTEC) Consortium, North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL). 

Education Leadership Tool Kit: Change and Technology in America’s Schools. National School Boards Foundation, National School Boards Association. 

e-Learning: Putting a World-Class Education at the fingertips of All Children. The National Educational Technology Plan. U.S. Department of Education (pdf)

Getting America’s Students Ready for the 21st Century: Meeting the Technology Literacy Challenge. U.S. Department of Education 

Technology @ Your Fingertips: A Guide to Implementing Technology Solutions for Education Agencies and Institutions. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Technology in Schools: Suggestions, Tools and Guidelines for Assessing Technology in Elementary and Secondary Schools. Technology in Schools Task Force, National Forum on Education Statistics (pdf)

Using Technology in Missouri Schools - A Planning Guide. Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

National Technology Standards

National Educational Technology Standards Project. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

NETS for Students.

NETS for Teachers. 

NETS for Administrators. 

Technology support Index. 

Total Cost of Ownership

Taking TCO to the Classroom. Consortium for School Networking. 


A School Administrator’s Guide to Planning for the Total Cost pf New Technology. Consortium for School Networking (pdf)

K12 TCO Calculator. Advancement of Emerging Technologies in Education (IAETE)

What Is Your School District's Total Cost of Ownership Type? Consortium for School Networking 

Data Collection and Reporting Tools

The CEO Forum School Technology and Readiness Report: Professional Development: A Link to Better Learning. CEO Forum on Education Technology

Closing the Equity Gap in Technology Access and Use: A Practical Guide for K-12 Educators Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory’s (NWREL) Northwest Educational Technology Consortium (NETC)

P21 Mile Guide

Profile your District. International Society for Technology in Education

Learning With Technology Profile Tool. North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium and North Central Regional Educational Laboratory.  

Plugging In: Choosing and Using Educational Technology. North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium (pdf)

The Technology Support Index (TSI). International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)