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</v:background></xml><![endif]--><div class=WordSection1><div style='mso-element:para-border-div;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0in 0in 6.0pt 0in'><p class=MsoNormal style='border:none;padding:0in'><b><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:#5F497A'>Today on the</span></i></b><b><i><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:#5F497A'> ETNews Listserv<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p></div><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#76923C'>ITEM:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'>Technology Readiness Tool Updates<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Notices went out to all principal and superintendents in NH on Wednesday, March 28, when they were set up as users in the Tech Readiness Tool. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>If your principal and/or superintendent did not receive an invitation from the Readiness Tool, please let us know, so we can get you set up into the tool as quickly as possible.&nbsp; Please check your spam filters, or security settings to make sure you can receive bulk emails from doe.nh.gov (DOE updates) and pearsonaiddevelopment.com (tool user invites).<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Below are a few specifics that were sent to all principals and superintendents to consider when they set up Readiness Tool user teams at your schools and districts.</span><span style='font-size:10.0pt;color:windowtext'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>The Assess4Ed site and the Readiness Tool site are two different places.&nbsp; You can ask people to go to Assess4Ed and set up a profile and use the site.&nbsp; But you have to set up a user account on the Readiness Tool for your people. They can&#8217;t access until you give them permission to do so.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Grant user access to your IT / Tech Director.&nbsp; The person responsible for maintain the system and creating the tech budget would find access handy.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Pass along any information you have received from either NH DOE or the Assess4Ed site along with your user access.&nbsp; New users might find the information shared with you helpful in understanding the purpose and process for the Readiness Tool.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:9.5pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><![endif]><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:9.5pt;line-height:115%;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>The NHDOE has already uploaded the &#8220;users&#8221; and &#8220;organizations&#8221; files into the tool. Your districts and schools are responsible for the &#8220;school survey&#8221; and &#8220;devise&#8221; files.&nbsp; There are new files and instructions in the Readiness Tool.&nbsp; The files uploaded to the NH group site on Assess4Ed are older versions.<o:p></o:p></span></span></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:9.5pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><![endif]><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:9.5pt;line-height:115%;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>You can assign as many school level users as you want.&nbsp; You may want to share the use of the tool with a variety of people on your preparedness team so that your schools can benefit from the collaborative approach.<o:p></o:p></span></span></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpLast style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:9.5pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><![endif]><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:9.5pt;line-height:115%;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>The tool will be open for six windows over the next three years.&nbsp; This window is open until June 14<sup>th</sup>.&nbsp; It will collect baseline data.&nbsp; Upcoming windows will we used to update data already existing in the system.&nbsp; Try to get as much data into the system as you can now for smoother updates later.<o:p></o:p></span></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:9.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>As always, you may have to initiate conversation with your administrators to get things moving.&nbsp; They may need help establishing users or getting their own user profile established.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><div style='mso-element:para-border-div;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal style='border:none;padding:0in'><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p></div><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#5F497A'>ETNews</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'> </span><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'>is a service of the</span><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#0F243E'> </span><b><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#5F497A'>Office of Educational Technology</span></b><b><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#632423'>&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#404040'>NH Department of Education&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 101 Pleasant Street&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Concord, NH&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 03301<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><i><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#404040'>For more information, contact <o:p></o:p></span></i></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#5F497A'>Stan Freeda<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:#404040'>603.271.5132&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif";color:navy'><a href="mailto:sfreeda@ed.state.nh.us"><span style='color:blue'>Stanley.Freeda@doe.nh.gov</span></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.education.nh.gov/instruction/ed_tech/index.htm"><span style='color:blue'>www.education.nh.gov/instruction/ed_tech/</span></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.opennh.org/"><span style='color:blue'>www.opennh.org</span></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.nheon.org/"><span style='color:blue'>www.nheon.org</span></a>&nbsp;&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