Quick Start Guide

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Type of
Service
Tier Description

Annual
Allocation

Request / Application
Process

Request / Application
Dates

DRFS/CAP
Deadline

Service
Information

CORE
(District)

1 District-based Pro D events No Annual District Request for Service May 15th – Sept 30th Sep 30th / Oct 31st District Services
2 Classroom technology training events No Annual District Request for Service May 15th – Sept 30th Sep 30th / Oct 31st District Services
2 Classroom-based Solutions Yes Annual District Request for Service May 15th – Sept 30th Sep 30th / Oct 31st District Services
3 Specialist technology training events No Annual District Request for Service May 15th – Sept 30th Sep 30th / Oct 31st District Services
3 Student-based Solutions Yes Annual District Request for Service May 15th – Sept 30th Sep 30th / Oct 31st District Services
3 Student-based Short Term Trials for active Tier 3 students No Request through Tier 3 Consultant Up to Jan 10th for that service year Tier 3 Consultants

SUPPLEMENTAL
(Provincial)

1 Provincially hosted Pro D events (streamed and face-to-face) No Open Online registration Scheduled throughout school year 3 days prior to event Upcoming Events Calendar
1 Self-directed courses (online) No None Scheduled throughout school year None SET-BC Website
2 Provincially hosted technology training No Open Online registration Scheduled throughout school year 3 days prior to event Upcoming Events Calendar
2 Provincial Classroom-based Projects No School teams submit applications April – May Indicated on application Classroom Projects
2 Provincial Software Acquisition Plan (PSAP) No School / District teams join SET-BC provincial software site licenses Available year round None PSAP
3 Provincially hosted specialist training No Invitation through District Partners Scheduled throughout school year Indicated on flyers Tier 3 Consultants
3 SETdirect Social Inclusion Project Yes Open Online registration Oct 1st – April 30th April 30th SETdirect
3 Complex Needs Technology Project No District teams submit one application Nov 1st – Nov 30th Nov 30th District Projects (including CNTP)
3 Short Term LoansFor non-Tier 3 students / district team evaluation or training No District specialist submits short term loan request Sept 15th – May 15th May 15th Short Term Loans
2,3 Retired Inventory Program No District teams submit one Sept 15th – May 15th May 15th Retired Inventory Program

 

Tier 1 – CORE Services

  • SET-BC Consultant facilitated Professional Development activities (face-to-face or online) designed to show how technology can support student learning within current educational frameworks
  • These district services are not allocated but are identified each year on the District Request for Service

Tier 1 – SUPPLEMENTAL Services

  • SET-BC provincially hosted Professional Development activities (face-to-face and streamed) featuring leaders in the field of inclusive education and self-directed courses available through the SET-BC website
  • These services are advertised through the SET-BC District Partner network and the SET-BC website

Tier 2 – CORE Services

  • SET-BC Consultant facilitated technology-specific training (face-to-face or online) and classroom-based technology solutions that include consultation, training, technology loans and implementation support
  • Tier 2 technology training services are not allocated – Tier 2 classroom-based services are annually allocated to each district – both types of Tier 2 services are identified each year on the District Request for Service

Tier 2 – SUPPLEMENTAL Services

  • SET-BC provincially hosted technology-specific training on commonly implemented technologies and provincially coordinated classroom-based projects designed to focus on emerging trends in the use of technology to support student learning in the classroom setting
  • The Provincial Software Acquisition Plan (PSAP) provides preferential pricing for commonly implemented literacy support software and iOS apps
  • These services are advertised through the SET-BC District Partner network and the SET-BC website

Tier 3 – CORE Services

  • SET-BC Consultant facilitated district specialist training and support (face-to-face or online), student-based technology solutions that can include consultation, short term trials, training, technology loans and implementation support
  • Tier 3 district specialist training services are not allocated – Tier3 student-based services are annually allocated to each district – both types of Tier 3 services are identified each year on the District Request for Service

Tier 3 – SUPPLEMENTAL Services

  • SET-BC provincially hosted district specialist training and support on the use of complex needs technologies – these are advertised through the District Partner network and on the SET-BC website
  • SET-BC provincially coordinated projects (e.g. Complex Needs Technology Project, SETdirect) that provide technology for district teams supporting students with complex needs– these are advertised through the SET-BC District Partner network and on the SET-BC website
  • SET-BC provided short term loans of complex technology solutions for district specialists interested in trialing technologies with students coming forward for Tier 3 CORE services in the near future – district specialists can find information and request short term loans through Tier 3 consultants or on the SET-BC website

SET-BC Service Coordination

  • SET-BC Consultant assistance for BC school district teams identifying and requesting SET-BC services in all three tiers through the annual District Request for Service process and provision of information and updates on CORE and SUPPLEMENTAL services throughout the school year

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