Staff development plays an essential role in implementing and maintaining the technology master plan. Staff development serves as a bridge to effective integration of technology in the curriculum.
Some key points to keep in mind:
- It is commonly recommended that 30% of a school's technology budget should be used for staff development.
- Staff development should take the level of competency and comfort level of the individual instructors into account.
- Staff development will continue to address emerging technologies that will assist in maintaining the objectives and goals of the master plan.