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Technology Planning 2014-2015
Information on this page will be updated periodically to keep districts with ISBE approved tech plans that are expiring June 30, 2015 iniformed of the process. Stay tuned for updated information as to current requirements for E Rate and Technology Plans.

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[This page last updated October, 2009.11:59 AM]


Getting Started with Technology Planning - please click on this link and download the .pdf document. You can then refer to these directions at your convenience. Note that the LTC1C will be updating information on the planning process as it becomes available through ISBE or IIRC. Thank you for your patience.


List of ISBE Approved Technology Plan Expiring June 30, 2015...Coming Soon


Log Into IIRC Directions (possibly changing)



October Planning Session Presentation
This is the presentation that the LTC1C used for the October training sessions.

E-Plan Website

Remember to choose Log into myiirc on the opening window of the website at You will need your username and password supplied to you from your superintendent. This site is The template is now live, and should be working. If you still have problems accessing the template, please contact the LTC1C Office at 630-281-5891 or email

Data Tools

Link to Next Steps on-line survey website. The old Next Steps surveys have been updated. Please use this site to collect your data. Choose the link below and click the Request access tot he portal. You will be issued an 'Administrator' username and password. This will allow for the management of all surveys. :

Other levels of managment are Principal, Teacher, and Student. Technology StudentAssessments at 5th and 8th grade are included, as well as surveys for School/District Improvement.

Provided for you are here 4 of the Old Next Steps surveys that might be employed to collect data for Section I Data & Analysis part of the technology plan. So if you wish to develop your own, you can start with these as examples.
Student Survey
Home/School Connection Survey (Parental Data section)
Teacher Tech Survey
Library Survey

District Technology Inventory (spreadsheet)

Template Action Plan - Section II (Need to change dates on this document for current plans).

(Section IV) not included.

S.M.A.R.T. GOAL Defined

SMART Goal Worksheet

Help with defining and development of your SMART goal for Action Plan.


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Here are the presentations from the tech planning sessions presented to LTC1C districts.

Understanding CIPA Resources - Documents to help in understanding the requirements for developing a school board policy that is Childrent's Internet Protection Act) compliant.

CIPA Policy Primer     CIPA Policy Sample     CIPA Checklist     CIPA Guidelines


ISBE - E-Learning Website   

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PART III - E Rate Resouces

LTC1C will host sessions with E Rate consultant to provide assistance in the E Rate application process.


USAC Training Materials Website USAC website
Listing of E-Rate Sessions

Universal Service Administrative Company- This website will provide all the information you need to understand the E-Rate Process.

E-Rate Funding Resource

This link will provide you with the information necessary to look up enrollment numbers, as well as number of students in 'free' and 'reduced' lunch programs.  The numbers on the most current spreadsheet should be used on your Form 471 for E Rate apps.

ISBE - Free and Reduced Numbers

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