Working with an Educational Technology Coach

  • Overview

    Model Schools Educational Technology Coach (ETC) are NYS certified teachers who are experts in the use of various technologies to support teaching and learning. ETC can provide in-district traditional and virtual workshops for faculty and staff. In addition, participating districts can attend Model Schools Regional workshops free of charge. They specialize in providing customized professional development either in workshops or job-embedded format as well as instructional technology support to the administrative team.

    Think about using an ETC to:

    • Provide instructional technology workshopsETC pic
    • Provide customized district professional development using the push-in model
    • Train district teachers on how to use top tools such as:
      • Devices including iPads, Chromebooks & Surface Tablets
      • Interactive Whiteboards 
      • Virtual field trips with Google Expeditions
      • Microsoft Office products, including Office 365
      • Google’s G Suite for Education  
      • Internet Safety (DASA)
      • Coding and Robotics in the Classroom 
      • Learning Management Systems 
      • Websites & blogs 
      • Emerging technology such as 3D Printing, Spheros, Ozobots, & Makey Makey
      • Storytelling & video editing with green screen technology
      • Assistive technologies
    • Pilot the latest technology trends in a classroom
    • Try web-based tools such as:
      • GoAnimate
      • Nearpod
      • StoryboardThat
      • WeVideo
      • Voki
      • Buncee
    • Provide support when planning and implementing the district’s technology plan.

    Work Day

    ETC can provide support for a full day or a half-day. A full day is up to 8 hours including lunch and appropriate breaks. A half-day is up to 3.50 hours. If an ETC is split between schools within a district, please allow appropriate travel, break, and setup time.

    How to Request an ETC for Your School District

    Email Heather Ciccone or call 631-288-9568

    Click here for pricing information


    Mailing Address:

    ATTN: Model Schools
    Eastern Suffolk BOCES
    Educational Support Services
    Instructional Support Center @ Sequoya
    750 Waverly Avenue
    Holtsville, NY 11742