Converge, July 1999, p.56
The authors describe the new model for efficient school district technology organizations. If you don't already have one, start by creating an Office of Technologyone led by someone on the assistant superintendent level who has a good mix of both educational and technical skills.
The office should be accountable for technology planning (including a five-year, rolling plan), expenditure approval, the coordination of activities, instructional technology, daily operations, and the upkeep of your network and operation systems. These duties should be split into two divisions: one to support instructional technology, and the other to build...