Mike Daugherty, a district Ed Tech Director in Ohio, reflects on the characteristics of a successful ed tech department:
Handling the technology needs of a public school system can be a daunting task at times. Online testing, BYOD, 1:1 computing, and assistive technology are only a handful of the variety of technical challenges that flow through the department every day. In my experience, truly successful technology teams possess the eight key characteristics outlined below.
The characteristics include: responsive, proactive, diverse, geeky, student centered, communicative, empathetic and constantly improving.
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