|District leaders investigate and analyze innovative and best practice methods for consistent and sustainable funding of digital learning environments and technology-enabled learning initiatives as part of annual maintenance and operation budgets. District leaders and budget development teams also investigate alternative funding sources (i.e., public/private partnerships, community donations, foundation awards, etc.) that can assist the district initiate or maintain consistent funding.
||District leaders analyze current budgeting strategies relevant to technology-enabled learning tools, resources and instructional practice. This would include budgeting for broadband, network infrastructure, hardware, technical support, instructional content, and professional learning. A cross-functional budget team uses the analyses of innovative and best practice examples and practices to envision and propose potential transformational funding strategies and scenarios.
||Based on District vision and priorities for supporting digital learning, district leaders develop a viable plan that identifies funding priorities, propose viable funding streams and timelines, and define accountability measures.
||District leaders have identified viable funding sources for short and long-term funding. The District is committed to consistent and sustainable expenditures with explicit intent to support digital learning over time.