Presentation from CFP Conference: Ed Tech, the Future, SBAC and Policy Work
This powerpoint presentation was put together by Peter Drescher, and contains links and information for our small group work around student data privacy. Thanks to all who were a part of the session.

Educational Technology


The Agency's Educational Technology program works in close partnership with organizations across the state, including Vita-Learn, school leadership entities and the regional ESA's to provide guidance in policy matters and to coordinate a diverse array of educational technology initiatives, including technology planning, distance learning and technology leadership.

Vermont Multi-State Learning Technology Initiative


In 2013, Vermont and two other states initiated the Multi-state Learning Technology Initiative. Through that process, contracts were put in place on behalf of schools for the purchase of 1:1 technology programs. Details and resources for schools to take part in these programs are listed below


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  Brief Results from Agency of Education Annual Technology Survey
These results are "quick results" from our annual technology survey taken by all schools from Nov. 15 - December 14, 2012. Schools were asked to indicate figures for SY2011-12. Some questions, (clearly indicated) ask for current data. 283 schools reporting.

Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
In the spring of 2011, the Vermont Agency of Education in conjunction with the Vermont School Boards Association (VSBA), updated the AUP policy guidelines. Schools are encouraged to use this resource as a guideline for planning their individual AUPs. The Vermont Agency of Education encourages schools to move to Responsible Use Policies as they continue to move forward in creating policy in student use of the Internet.

  EdTEch Listserv
Be apprised of grant opportunities via our Ed Tech Listserv. Please note, this is a closed listserv which means you and others in the field cannot post to it, only receive messages from it. Many appreciate this model, as it VT-AOE's not fill your Inbox regularly. To join the Ed Tech Listserv, send an email to Allison Keating and the subject line will automatically put "join EdTEch Listserv".

Vita-Learn Web Site
The Vita-Learn site provides information to educators about state conferences, forums on various topics regional meetings and professional development opportunities for all educators. The agency highly recommends your attendance at the regional Vita-Learn meetings held regularly throughout the school year.





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