8. Goals and Benchmarks
c. Evaluation Plan
Guidelines / Requirements for compliance in this section (from the Peer-Response Rubric):
- Data collection strategies to monitor progress for each technology GOAL/BENCHMARK are provided.
- Responsibility for collecting and analyzing data on each technology GOAL /BENCHMARK is assigned and documented. (Titles are sufficient.)
- Evaluation plan includes specific methods to determine how technology program successes affect (1) student achievement, (2) student technology literacy; and (3) the quality of students’ learning experiences.
Data collection strategies for goals and benchmarks in the Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Organizational Management Plan are as varied as the plan itself. These plans often have the measurement criteria built into them as an objective:
Rather than relying on the above measurment criteria, division leaders are responsible for managing specific plans and working with staff members to ensure completion. Where possible, specific individuals are listed in the Organizational Management Plans as specific owners. To aid with the reading of the specific objectives, all of the plans are organized and separated by our seven Strategic Goals, as applicable to the scope of this instructional technology plan. Click on the following links to see the detail to each section:
In terms of impacting student achievement, student technology literacy, and the quality of students' learning, the site-based management of each school allows the local schools to focus on integrating technology within the curriculum (see Section 3b for more information). However, many schools report the use of instructional technology in their "Accountability Reports," which are publicly available documents that highlight test scores, Local School Plans for Improvement, and Adequate Yearly Progress information.