Smart Schools Investment Plan
Revised: March 27, 2020
Steps to the Investment Plan
Technology Committee Meetings: The committee includes administrators, teachers, support staff, parents, community members and students.
The District Educational Technology plan was reviewed and updated from September to October, 2017.
The updated plan is submitted to the Board at the November 3, 2017 meeting of the Board of Education.
The Budget Categories
Based upon District considerations and updated needs, the following categories have been identified as priorities for allocated funds through the Smart School Bond Act:
- Establish Mobile Classroom Capacity
- Classroom technology to promote rigorous instruction
Phase One: Establish Mobile Classroom Capacity
- Increase the number of Chromebooks and carts available for 1:1 Chromebook correspondence for all K-12 students
- Establish remote learning opportunities
- Ensure that all staff and students have accessibility for remote learning
Phase Two: Classroom Technology to Promote Rigorous Instruction
- Equip All Classrooms with Interactive Panels
- Promote new technological practices as well as new classroom instructional opportunities
- Creating Distance Learning Opportunities
- Equipping 5 of the interactive classroom panels with cameras to promote regional distance learning opportunities for students
- Equip IP Phone System
- Update phone system to IP Phone System with security measures
Phase One Estimated Costs:
- New Laptops and Docking Stations: $48,274
- Chromebooks, Charging Carts and replacement parts: $68,910
- Mobile Hotspot: $1,000
- Total Cost (Phase One) $118,184
Phase Two Estimated Costs:
- Interactive Panels: $95,900
- Distance Learning Cameras: $350
- Update phone/security system: $42,672
- Total Cost (Phase Two): $138,922
Grand total: $257,106
For questions, concerns or feedback, please contact Superintendent Kimberly Ross at firstname.lastname@example.org.