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2013-14 Staff Technology Skills Survey

Hi, Everyone.
I just wanted to give you a heads up before you get the email from Blackboard connect so that I can be sure that everyone takes the time to fill out the survey.

As we begin the new year, it's important for me to take a baseline to see where everyone is in terms of technology so that I can ensure I am offering what you want and need. It will also help me justify the position to the school board as I watch your skills grow.

Your name is collected when you fill out this form primarily to ensure that only Bonny Eagle folks can fill it out. It is also so that I can get back to you if you have follow up questions as well as to keep track of what you are attending for my own records. I want to make sure I am helping YOU out! Thank you for taking the time for me!

This is so important to me that I will likely go through and try to keep track of who hasn't done it and I will find you. I know this time of year is insane, but I really want to make sure that I'm teaching what needs to be taught this year and this is a really concrete way of helping me get started.

If you want to get a jump on it, you can fill out the form below. You have to be logged in to your Bonny Eagle Gmail account to do it. Also, I am the only one that has access to your responses. If I were to ever have to share it, I will ensure that all identifiers are removed first.

I will be sending out the same survey closer to budget time to track the changes over the year. :)

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