Technology Update Meetings–July 23-24, 2002, Charleston

June 06, 2002

The Technology Update Meetings have been scheduled for Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at the Charleston Civic Center. Even though the Leaders of Learning Conference has been cancelled due to low enrollment, the technology group was well represented in the early registration numbers.  

Because of the important information that must be shared with you, we will have our technology meetings according to the following new schedule. Please also note the additional changes.  

1. You will be responsible for your travel and lodging arrangements, but the WVDE will reimburse you in accordance with state travel regulations for mileage, meals (that are not covered during the meetings) and lodging for one night (appropriate reimbursement forms will have to be completed). Please keep your original receipts.  

2. You must complete and return the form below in order for us to plan conference room arrangements and meals.  

3. In addition to sharing information and planning for next year, it is also a time for celebration of accomplishments. Bring handouts (or URLs) of projects, awards, policies or other documents you would like to share.  

Monday, July 22, 2002  

Afternoon: WVTEAMS Board Members Only Meeting  

Tuesday, July 23, 2002  

Continental Breakfast  

9:00 a.m.–10:45: WVTEAMS Membership Meeting  

11:00–11:30: Registration for WVDE Technology Update Meetings  

11:30--12:45: Lunch–Sharing Session  

1:00–4:30: Technology Planning Requirements for State and Federal Funding, including topics such as, but not limited to:  

State and Federal (No Child Left Behind) Legislation Title II, Part D–Enhancing Education Through Technology Funding Allocations for Basic Skills/Computer Education and SUCCESS Initiatives West Virginia Virtual School E-rate New MarcoPolo Grant School and County Technology Plans CIPA AUPs Internet Resources Email Account Project with WVNET Library/Media Partnerships EdVenture Group Activities Public Broadcasting Services Filtering Gates Foundation/LEAD New SUCCESS Contract Teacher and Administrator Technology Standards New Technology Content Standards  

Wednesday, July 23, 2002  

7:15–8:00: Continental Breakfast  

8:00 - 9:15: Enhancing Education Through Technology Application–This session will go into detail about rules, regulations and the application process for receiving the formula and competitive federal funding that replaces the TLCF program.  

9:30 - 10:30: Technology Assessments and Evaluations: Mandates, Accountability, Plan of Action–Learn about the new legislation that incorporates technology standards into educator evaluations and provide feedback regarding the specific indicators.  

10:45 - 11:45: Round Table Discussions and Q&A on Various Topics–As requested by technology coordinators, this time will allow you to obtain additional information or assistance in a specific technology/curriculum/integration related area of your need.  

Noon–1:00: Lunch–Provided by the WVDE.  

1:00–3:00: General Session–The first annual Caperton Technology Awards will be presented and the national “Making It Happen” in Technology presentation will be conducted immediately before Dr. David Stewart, State Superintendent of Schools, provides the State of State for Education address.  

3:00–5:00: Planning and Implementation Scheduling for Basic Skills/Computer Education and SUCCESS Initiatives for county coordinators who wish to meet with the WVDE Office of Technology staff and/or contract vendors.  

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call (558-7880) or email me at Please complete the following and return to Cyndi Fizer AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, BUT NO LATER THAN JUNE 25, 2002, by e-mail or by fax (558-2584).  


Technology Update Meetings Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 24, 2002 Charleston Civic Center  


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