Vision and Strategy

Vision and Strategy: Vartek senior leaders share years of K12 experience and knowledge. Topics include technology vision, aligning with school stakeholder focus, and improving overall technology experiences.

Four Reasons You Need a Strategic IT Plan

Just as a lesson plan helps teachers set and guide students toward classroom objectives, a strategic education technology plan helps school leaders achieve their technology goals. Schools that are serious about improving their technology have […]

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Managed Services are a Big Deal in Schools

Schools have outsourced nonacademic services like transportation, custodial work, and food service for years. Technology is showing up on that list more often, and because it touches nearly every operational and academic area, school leaders […]

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What does a strategic IT partnership look like?

What does strategic IT partnership mean? For years, school IT departments (internal and contracted) focused disproportionately on short-term needs like fixing broken devices and maintaining technology infrastructure. These are important tasks, but long-term technology strategy […]

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Help your school embrace technology change

People are creatures of comfort and habit. Change oftentimes meets resistance. Teachers, staff, and even students may say they’re excited about new educational technology—(“What’s In and Out in Edtech”)—but when it comes to letting go […]

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Support Your Teachers. Keep Your Teachers.

As a school leader, you already know there’s a teacher shortage in the United States. Do you know what’s causing it? According to research by the Learning Policy Institute, the 112,000-teacher gap we’ll have in […]

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