Education Technology Programs and InitiativesEducational Design and Technology administers a number of programs and implements several initiatives designed to foster and support the increased utilization of technology to foster improved student achievement.
- Best Practices Showcase - show off your Ed Tech expertise, distance learning and online programs! Submit programs to Ed Tech for consideration.
- District Instructional Technology Plans - Initiative set to begin in April -
- New York State School Technology Voucher Program (NYS-STVP) (aka "Microsoft Settlement")
- Tech Literacy Standards - Education Technology Learning Standards for Students
- E-Rate - Education Rate ensures that all eligible schools and libraries have affordable access to the internet, modern telecommunications and information services
- LTG - Learning Technology Grant Program
- Virtual Advanced Placement (VAP) Program - part of NYSED's Race to the Top initiative
- Other Programs - Other educational programs designed to promote the use of technology for teaching and learning in school