Commission on Educational Technology


Overview

The Nevada Commission on Educational Technology was established in 1997 under NRS 388.790-805. The 13-member Commission includes 2 ex officio members, and 11 voting members who are appointed by the Legislature and the Governor. The commission oversees state educational technology grant funds that, in the 2015-17 biennium, was established in SB515 and total over $20 million. These funds support the state technology plan, the Nevada Ready 21 Plan.

    State Technology Plan

    Nevada Ready 21: IGNITING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THROUGH STUDENTS' 21ST CENTURY SKILLS

    Nevada Ready 21 transforms K-12 education by engaging all students in a personalized, learner-centered education. By purposefully infusing technology into students' daily experience, Nevada Ready 21 teachers will provide students with a 21st Century education that builds a vibrant, diverse economy. This plan provides a blueprint for implementing one-to-one student computing in Nevada schools. The plan is approved by the Nevada Commission on Educational Technology and provides a vision for implementing 1:1 in Nevada schools.  The Nevada Legislature allocated $20 million to the program for the 2016 and 2017 fiscal years.