Technology by itself does not improve teaching, learning or the efficient operation of the district. It needs to be part of a broader plan that consciously incorporates technology to support the attainment of our goals. Our District Improvement Plan guides the implementation of 2022 Technology Vision and Plan.
Renton School District Technology Vision
Using technology intentionally and innovatively leads to greater equity and achievement for all students by:
This ensures high quality instruction and learning for every child, every day in every environment and advances our goals of achievement, college and career readiness, and equity and access.
The next section reviews the 2022 Technology Vision Plan alignment with our five district goals. It provides specifics for the first two years of the Levy along with a vision of the future implementations.
District Improvement Goals and Technology Outcomes
Goal 1: Pre-K/12 Achievement – Each student will meet or exceed all state and district standards. Intentional, innovative use of technology will have a direct impact on student achievement by:
Goal 2: College and Career Ready – Each student will graduate with the necessary skills and appropriate plan to continue to post-secondary options. Learning technology will provide more opportunities for students to develop real-world skills, including:
Goal 3: Equity and Access – Each student will be valued, connected and achieving – no barriers. This will include providing students with access to the internet from home, with that capability. Technology can address issues of equity and access by:
Goal 4: Business and School Operations - The 2022 Vision supports the educational process, increase student achievement and provide value through efficient and effective allocation of technology operational resources in schools and departments by:
Goal 5: Human Resources – Will use exemplary practices to recruit, train and retain diverse, high quality staff for schools and departments through: