Model Schools provides districts with support to integrate technology into curriculum as a tool to improve student achievement. Services are provided through high-qualified instructional technology specialists -- teachers who know how to enhance learning through technology. Through Model Schools, teachers, technology coordinators, and administrators enhance their technology literacy via regional workshops, webinars, online professional development, customized in-district support. Model Schools also encourages networking, sharing of best practices and envisioning of future technology uses regional events.
Our Instructional Technology specialists keep abreast of what is currently on the horizon in the field of technology integration. They design and implement in-district training customized to district’s individual technology and instructional initiatives.
Staff Development Reimbursement
Districts may submit and be reimbursed for expenses related to Model Schools sponsored professional learning such as costs for substitute coverage when teachers attend Model School sessions, stipends paid to teacher-trainers for staff development sessions offered through Model Schools, or stipends paid to teachers for participation in Model Schools activities held outside the regular school day. See Forms and Submissions.