Supporting EdTech Intitiatives is Easy as (Pizza) Pie
Sometimes navigating all the state and local EdTech initiatives and funding options feels like having to choose a pizza with hundreds of topping options. It can be overwhelming! But keep the pizza analogy going, and it can actually really simplify the EdTech landscape. We break down EdTech into 4 different pizzas, and explain the various components of each.
- Testing initiatives like PARCC, Common Core and SBAC
- Funding sources like E-rate/E-rate 2.0, categorical grants, ConnectED and bonds
- Elements of 1:1 support like smartphones, tablets, laptops and computers on wheels (COWs)
- Purchasing vehicles like state contracts, PEPPM, NCPA and leasing