NSBA Honors Districts For Use Of Technology

The National School Boards Association’s Technology Leadership Network has named four school districts Salute Districts in recognition of their focus on technology to promote student achievement:

¦ Dysart Unified School District (Surprise, AZ): This rapidly growing 24,000-student district, just outside Phoenix, invested in network modernization and created a culture that emphasized using technology to transform instruction and administrative operations.

¦ Jefferson County (KY) Public Schools: Kentucky’s largest district has provided all 6,000 teachers and administrators with tablet PCs to support its vision of using technology to enhance instruction and change administrative practices.

¦ Liberty County (GA) School System: The 10,200-student southeast Georgia school district recognized the importance of collaboration between building leaders and the district’s technology staff to ensure that technology investments are being maximized.

¦ Township High School District 214 (Arlington Heights, IL ): Township High School District 214, a 2000 TLN Salute honoree, has shown a long-term commitment to using technology.

The four districts will be honored at NSBA ’s 2010 Technology + Learning Conference, October 19–21, in Phoenix.