Wes-Del Middle/High School
July 1, 2008-June 30, 2011
School Mission Statement
The administration, faculty, staff, of Wes-Del Middle/High School
will provide a safe environment with opportunities and services that will
nurture the academic and personal growth of all students. The successful completion of middle/high
school will prepare students socially, emotionally, and educationally to pursue
personal and societal goals in a changing environment.
Wes-Del Middle/High School will:
to investigate and monitor the development of new and emerging technology and
software that can improve the engagement of students in learning.
the incorporation of technology into the current curriculum to strengthen and
support basic skills and learning strategies in creating critical thinking
skills for all students
teacher training in various technologies that will enhance student learning.
Students and staff at Wes-Del Middle/High School use various
technologies to enhance the learning process.
Some examples of technology integration processes are:
Internet as a research and investigative tool
services including Destiny Library Software, SIRS, Researcher, Government
Reporter, Reading Counts, SRI ,Inspire Database and World Book online …
processing, database, and spreadsheet applications to address various
student learning needs
Middle/High School received a grant and implemented four In-Access
classrooms, two english/language arts classrooms and two science
classrooms, in January of 2007.
Moodle server and a Safari Montage Server were installed.
presentation software to convey reading comprehension and research results
math problem-solving software such as Geometers Sketch Pad, Green Globs
and Graphing Equations, and Skills Tutor
- The CAD
development mini lab
develop and maintain their own home page
Messenger, a program designed to increase communication between school and
home has been implemented.
program allows the school to notify parents/guardians about a student's
absence from school
program provides the opportunity to contact parents in the event of an
emergency or school closing or delay.
screen televisions and VCR/DVD players have been installed in all
classrooms and provide the opportunity for future access to the network
and Safari Montage video streaming.
to increase the use of technology in all curricular areas
effectively use the Internet in the delivery of curricular instruction to
enhance student learning
the development of research skills to effectively enhance the use of the
Internet in active research and learning.
instruction for teachers to effectively use the Internet and other online
databases for student research projects.
the use of Moodle to more effectively use existing technologies
to look at ways to implement more 1:1 classrooms.
- The CAD
lab will be updated and expanded.
screen televisions will be connected to the network with scan converters.
Wes-Del provides many opportunities for staff members to
participate in professional development activities which are coordinated by the
Curriculum/Technology Coordinator and/or the building principal. Various forms of professional development
opportunities will be offered to staff members may include, but not be limited
use of current staff members to provide Just-In-Time training for
in-service days dedicated to technology training will be scheduled as part
of the early release days.
from other outside resources will be used to meet identified needs.
school and summer workshops offering stipends or optional college credit,
professional development points or CRU's, whichever is applicable
of teachers to attend professional conferences addressing technology
integration in their classrooms
A four year replacement schedule has been established to
continually upgrade technology hardware throughout the corporation. Monitoring new and evolving technologies will
provide further direction in effectively supplying the technological needs of
students and staff. Other forms of
documentation necessary to establish the needs for technology may include, but
not be limited to the following:
will be encouraged to establish goals for improving technology integration
into their classrooms.
will be encouraged to seek out new forms of technology that can be used to
enhance the overall delivery of the curriculum and engage learners.
will be encouraged to create documentation that records the use of technology within their classroom.
of teacher training in technology.
of hardware and software usage involving various forms of technology.
The effective use of technology will be monitored on a
regular basis to ensure that the effective use of technology is being implemented
in all curricular areas. The plan will
be updated at least every three years and the committee will meet annually to
evaluate the progress of the plan. If changes or adjustments are required, they
will be made at that time. The committee will look at new technologies that
have been added and how well staff members are able to use technology to
enhance their overall instruction. Some
tools that may be used in the evaluation process are:
of students, staff, and parents
of lab use
evaluation of training sessions in technology
and evaluation of documentation of staff development opportunities
The budgeted Capital Project Funds for Wes-Del Middle/High
School are as follows:
$ 17,520 $ 69,090 $ 68,910 $ 83,319 $ 22,065
5,500 $ 5,500 $
5,500 $ 5,500
8,500 $ 8,500 $
8,500 $ 8,500