Office of Technology Integration and Support
The Office of Instructional Technology provides statewide integrated technology initiatives, programs and projects for PreK-12 public schools and career, technical and adult education centers. The implementations include comprehensive components such as planning, hardware, software, infrastructure, professional development, instructional utilization, evaluations and assessment.
The web site lists the various partnerships and programs that advance the goals of the West Virginia Board of Education for 21st century teaching and learning. The progress to meet these goals is based on the valuable work of each district and school technology contact in conjunction with the Office of Technology Integration and Support.
Technology Readiness Indicators for Online Testing
The WESTEST 2 assessment will move to an online platform in spring of 2014. There are several factors to consider when planning for online testing. When planning for wide-scale assessments, the traditional considerations include the number of students to be assessed, the number of subjects to be assessed, and the number of days available for testing. As we move to online testing, schools must now consider broadband and testing device availability when planning for testing. The following spreadsheets should be helpful in helping schools determine online testing readiness:
REPORT TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES TO WVDEUse the button below to report any problem, issue or concern regarding telecommunications issues. This may include existing or new circuits/requests, BTOP implementation concerns, fiber/WAN implementation concerns or any other issue or problem you are experiencing. The WVDE will monitor all submissions and assist counties as needed. We are collecting this data to assist counties when needed and to track the types of issues districts experience related to telecommunications.