2015 - 2018 Technology Plan
The Yonkers Public Schools 2015 - 2018 Technology Plan was approved through Board resolution September 2015. The District Technology Plan is aligned with and supports the Yonkers Public Schools District Strategic and Professional Development Plans providing a continuum of support and design.
Included in district strategic technology planning are ongoing evaluation of tools and techniques, assessment of best practices, and strategic growth design through high quality professional learning through communities of staff, students, families, and partners.
Yonkers Public Schools welcomes District stakeholders to review the Yonkers Technology Plan and provide written feedback and comments to LPerry@yonkerspublicschools.org as feedback will assist in quarterly assessment review and updated planning design.
Framework for Design
Mission Statement of the 2015 – 2018 Yonkers Public Schools Technology Plan is the advancement of student achievement and social emotional well-being through the leveraged integration of technology. This plan reflects a progressive approach to the integration of instructional techniques, opportunities, and tools. It supports a systemic strategic design of innovative practices, educational technology tools, and techniques of verified validity building upon a collaborative learning community.
The Yonkers Public Schools empowers district students to take their place in the world as knowledgeable, competent, responsible citizens. Yonkers Public Schools leverages technology to develop digitally rich and relevant learning environments supporting the districts overall mission and vision in support of student well-being and achievement.
Technology Plan Goals
The goals of the Yonkers Public Schools Technology Plan reflect a coherent design including:
- Increased student achievement, well-being, and College and Career readiness;
- Highly effective instruction and instructional leadership;
- Access to reliable quality resources and support;
- Improved communication networks supporting stakeholder outreach and engagement;
- Readiness and piloting of new and emerging research based technologies.