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November 27, 2015

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We're less than a month away from the 2015 Regional Technology Awareness Day

See the schedule here. NERIC's Tech Awareness Day will be held at the Radisson (formerly Holiday Inn) in Albany, NY from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (with an optional "idea swap" from 2-3:30 p.m.) on Friday, Dec. 11. MORE»

NERIC unveils new, high-tech North Country facility

Dozens of NERIC staff, members of the NERIC and Capital Region BOCES leadership teams, BOCES district superintendents and those from the area business community gathered on Nov. 4 for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting at NERIC’s new facility at 1523 Military Turnpike, Suite 100 in Plattsburgh. MORE»

NERIC, Capital Region BOCES host Oct. 27 Smart Schools Bond Act Forum

Representatives of the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and Northeastern Regional Information Center (NERIC) were on-hand on Oct. 27 to discuss the Smart Schools Bond Act reimbursement process. Click here to learn more about this one-time Smart Schools event.

Miss the live event?

Click here to watch a recording of the Oct. 27 Smart Schools Forum with NYSED and NERIC.

Smart Schools Bond Act Q & A

Visit the NYSED Smart Schools Bond Act resources page to view many of the questions and answers addressed during the Oct. 27 forum.

NERIC helps districts "transform" education in their schools

Smart SchoolsTransforming Schools” is an interactive publication produced by NERIC to provide guidance around the process of Instructional Technology Planning and the Smart Schools Bond Act.

Transforming Schools focuses on the “new classroom” and offers guidance on how k-12 educational leaders can help move their districts toward a “School 3.0” approach to teaching and learning. View the document in Word format here.

NERIC Director Dale Breault tapped to weigh in on computer-based testing

Breault recently spoke with the Times Union on NYSED's plan for computerized Grade 3-8 pilot tests this year. MORE»

Video highlights the success of Virtual AP® program

A new video, produced by the Capital Region BOCES Communications Service,  highlights the success of Capital Region BOCES/NERIC’s Virtual AP® program. View the video here.




Instructional Technology Planning

For information and guidance on the instructional technology plans the New York State Education Department (NYSED) is requiring all public school districts in the state to submit by October 16, 2015, visit NERIC's Instructional Technology Planning resource page.

Visit the NYSED Instructional Technology Plan resource page to learn more about the process and access key forms and other resources.

Instructional technology planning resources

View the May 20 Orientation to the Instructional Technology Survey Tool & Process slide presentation or watch the full recorded webinar.

Technology Plan Submission Site – Schoology Instructions are step-by-step instructions for setting up an account in Schoology that will be used by NERIC to receive district plans and to offer comments and requests for information, as needed.

Smart Schools Bond Act Investment Planning

For details about the Smart Schools Bond Act access the New York State Education Department's Smart Schools investment plan overview and Smart Schools Bond Act implementation guidance, and visit the NERIC Smart Schools resource page.

NYSED releases Smart Schools investment plan overview

Recently, school districts across the state received an overview of the questions they will be required to answer in their Smart Schools Investment Plan (SSIP). Click here to view this document.

PARCC Resources

Click here to learn more about how NERIC is supporting PARCC in New York state and to access PARCC resources.


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