Completion Requirements have been suspended for 2022-23 school year.
NO DRAWING will be held during the 2022-23 School year
Technology & Teaching Initiative
Part 1: Technology Skills & Integration
Teachers employed by Hudson ISD are expected to demonstrate he/she has the technology skills necessary for today's educational environment. Identified skills have been divided into five levels and projects have been developed that allows one to demonstrate competency with each identified skill. Click here to access an overview of all of the levels, and information on how to claim award if one is selected to receive an award.
Links to each specific level are located below:
New employees are asked to complete:
Level I BEFORE CHRISTMAS BREAK of one’s first year of employment.
Level II should be completed by the end of the third nine weeks of one’s second year of employment.
Level III should be completed by the end of the third nine weeks of one’s third year of employment.
Level IV should be completed by the end of the third nine weeks of one’s fourth year of employment
At the present time there is no requirement for completion of Level 5.
Successful completion of each of these levels, earns one a chance to receive a substantial award that can be used to purchase technology equipment or software for use in one's classroom or department.
When a teacher successfully completes each of the T&T Levels, his/her name is placed into a drawing for a "Technology & Teaching Award". The amounts and the number of awards presented during each drawing are as follows:
Level I - $600...Five (5) names drawn
Level II - $700...Three (3) names drawn
Level III - $800.....Three (3) names drawn
Level IV - $1,000...Two (2) names drawn
Level V - $1,500....One (1) name drawn
DigiBadge –$2,000…Two (2) names drawn
Total $15,000 Award each Drawing
First drawing of the year will be on the day classes resume after Thanksgiving Break.
Second drawing will be the day classes resume after our Christmas Break.
If one's name is drawn, the teacher will be notified by their campus principal or by the instructional technology specialist.. He/She will be given an award certificate and instructions on how to request the item(s) they wish to purchase using the award funds.
Part II Yearly Review
Each year teachers, staff, and students are asked to complete an online survey to evaluate the different technology components, services, and needs of Hudson ISD. The results of the surveys will be used to formulate yearly campus and district plans.
Evaluation Form – Survey is distributed the first week of May and is open for two weeks. Participation in survey is totally voluntary. Data from the survey is used to plan future professional development.