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1:1 Program Timeline

Grant secured for first iPad cart ~ Winter Semester 2011

  • 25 iPads with cart
  • Half of the iPads given to select seniors in Mattie Olsen’s theology class as a pilot for technology integration

Technology Roundtable ~ 2011-2012

  • Interested faculty met before school to discuss integrating technology at Prep
  • Ricci group proposal written
  • Freshmen technology orientation proposal written

Wireless network plans established ~ September 2011-now

  • Academic spaces were first rolled out
  • Currently 3 networks for iPad carts and faculty devices; 1 network for students and 1 network for guests
  • Bandwidth usage continues to be monitored and updated as needed
  • Network continues to be updated and monitored as we see more personal devices

Apple Briefing in Cupertino, California ~ February 2012

  • 12 members of the Technology Roundtable attended briefing
  • Used a project-based learning model to discuss issues surrounding Prep and a 1:1 program

Ricci Group established ~ April 2012-May 2013

  • 13 faculty were chosen to be part of group
  • Professional Development group that shared methods for integrating technology in the classroom
  • Conducted training sessions with the Fall 2013 Ignatian Educator Fair

JSEA Symposium ~ June 2012

  • 4 faculty members attended conference
  • Focus was on ILCs and technology integration

Second iPad cart purchased ~ July 2012

  • 23 iPads and cart
  • iPad 2 allowed teachers more flexibility for productivity/creation projects

Technology Conferences ~ 2012-2013

  • The following conferences were attended by members of the Prep faculty: JSEA Technology Coordinator Conference, iPad Summit USA, Nebraska Education Technology Association (NETA)

JSEA Principal’s Conference ~ November 2012

  • Attended Conference at Belen Jesuit, a 1:1 iPad school

Pilot iPad English class ~ 2013-2014

  • AP English & Language class
  • Students must have iPad for course
  • Barb Hake and Mary Kassmeier wrote iBooks for the course

JSEA Colloquium ~ June 2013

  • 11 faculty members attended
  • Several members attended a variety of sessions discussing 1:1 programs

Purchased iPads for faculty ~ August 2013

  • Ignatian Educator Fair introduced strategies for classroom use

Researched best practices for purchasing student iPads ~ September 2013

  • Developed questions regarding 1:1 iPad to ask JSEA and local 1:1 schools
  • Received responses from St. Ignatius Prep, Brophy Prep, Belen Jesuit, Loyola Academy Chicago, Rockhurst, Jesuit Dallas, Bellarmine Prep, Marian and Duchesne Academy

Technology Integration ILC established ~ November 2013

  • Tech ILC asked to develop Strategic Plan for 1:1                                       
  • Use Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm to frame plan
  • Submit proposal by the end of the school year 2013-2014

Parents and students surveyed ~ January 2014

Faculty input activity ~ January 2014

School visitations with established 1:1 programs ~ February-March 2014

  • Visiting iPad schools: Brophy, St. Ignatius Prep and Loyola Academy Chicago
  • Visiting local schools with 1:1

Finalize Strategic Plan for 1:1 implementation ~ May 2014

Announcement of 1:1 program for 2015-2016 ~ October 2014 

1:1 Program implementation ~ August 2015

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