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Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Welcome to the Instructional Technology Department

The Instructional Technology Department (ITD) consists of a team of innovative educators who specialize in the integration of technological resources into the instructional curriculum. The ITD provides professional development, instructional resources and support for educators to help them successfully integrate technology into a standards-based curriculum. The Educational Technology Specialist (ETS) is responsible for coordinating, organizing and facilitating the effective use of technology within the school to accelerate learning and increase student achievement.



The mission of the Instructional Technology Department of Atlanta Public Schools is to encourage and support transformative uses of technology thatpromote student learning through best teaching practices in accordance with theCommon Core State Standards.



The visionof the Instructional Technology Department of Atlanta Public Schools is toworkclosely with the curriculum department, the professional learning department,the information technology department, administrators and teachers to plan forthe integration of technology into all facets of the curriculum and learningenvironment.

To promote a cultureof transformative uses of technology where all Atlanta Public Schools staff,teachers, and students use relevant and innovative digital tools, we willpromote, provide, and support:

  • Online learning opportunities for teachers and students.
  • Access to high quality digital content.
  • Safe online environmentsand responsible digital citizenship.
  • Equity andaccessibility.
  • Implementation ofcutting-edge technology and digital media.