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Transmission Coalition Student Success Makers Laura Greene, Angela Jefferson, Sheina Koolik, Gianna LaBarbera, Mauricio Paredes, and Antonio Rosario February 27, 2021 PROJECT CHARTER 1. General Project Information Project Name: Transmission Coalition Organization Name: Student Success Makers Organization Description: The Student Success Makers is a new nonprofit organization focused on bridging the gap in school accessibility in K-12 Schools. Our mission is to level the playing field in education and give all students equal access to a quality education through community projects and philanthropy. Our organization strives to work closely with communities by assessing and addressing their individual needs. Our main goal is to work with students in a state of financial need to bring accessible technology and ensure that they have the tools they need to be successful in the classroom. 2. Project Background, Description, Activities, and Deliverables - Gigi Provide information that explains how the project came to be. Was it an Project Background organizational idea? From the public? For example, if the project is for a technology update, you need to include background information on the need for the project. Project Activities This is a high-level statement of what the project is and what you hope it will accomplish. Think about key activities that are needed to complete the project. Project Deliverables The unique product(s), result(s), or capability(s) produced by the project. Project Description 3. Stakeholders - Antonio Name Stakeholder 1 Stakeholder 2 Stakeholder 3 Stakeholder 4 Stakeholder 5 4. Project Scope Statement- Angela Project Scope Description Describe what the project will accomplish. Project Deliverables Same as above. Project Acceptance Criteria Role/Responsibilities Describe what requirements must be met in order for the project to be considered complete. Project Constraints Identify limits on resources for time, money, manpower, equipment , etc. Project Exclusion Criteria Identify what is excluded from the project. 5. Resources - Mauricio What resources do you need to complete the project? Think about what you need financially to accomplish the task. How much time do you need to complete the project? 5. Success Measurements - Sheina Success, for this project, will be measured by the students’ ability to complete their school work and extra curricular activities. This will be measured by frequent surveys on internet reliability, ability to complete school work, and access to school related activities. The parents/ guardians of these students will also fill out a survey about their perceptions of the internet reliability and how they believe their student is doing. 7. Project Team - Laura Name Project Manager Team Member 1 Team Member 2 Team Member 3 Team Member 4 Team Member 5 Role/Responsibilities Project Scope Management Plan Name: Transmission Coalition Date Prepared: 2/16/2021 Project/Product Scope Description The Transmission Coalition’s goal is to provide accessible and reliable wifi to students in the Orange County Public School System based on financial need and geographical location. Further, we will analyze and study the school district and it’s needs to best allow for students to successfully complete school work and allow for participation in virtual extracurricular activities. Project Deliverables ● Further the equality of access to accessible and reliable wifi. ● Increase the ability to complete school work and participate in virtual activities ● Partner with local companies and sponsors to create long lasting infrastructure Project Acceptance Criteria ● Successful implementation of accessible wife to students that are on a need bases and meet geographical requirements ● Successful feedback from students within the requirements ● Successful connection for those students using the accessible wifi to complete either school work or virtual extracurricular activities. Project Exclusion Criteria Since Launch-Ed provided over 140,000 devices to students in the Orange County Public Schools, wifi is a huge need when it comes to being able to access the full capabilities of these devices. ● Students must complete a brief survey monthly to give feedback to the provides; this will allow for proper understanding of how the wifi is responding with students ● Students must apply for the wifi every school year Project Constraints ● ● ● ● ● Not receiving feedback from families in order to properly do assessments of the program. Not being able to get the proper funds to provide wifi to families Not being able to successfully connect students using the accessible wifi to complete either school work or virtual extracurricular activities. Not having satisfied families with the wifi speed RIsk of losing a contract with one wifi company and having to find one that will meet our needs Work Breakdown Structure Transmission Coalition Equality of Access Ensuring no matter one's socioeconomic level that every child has access to free WIFI The Ability to Complete School Work Children having the ability/WIFI to not worry about whether their school will be completed whether The Future of Technology Partnering technology companies or cell companies to be on the forefront of providing internet/technology for GANTT Chart Activities Fall 2020 Collect information on District, existing programs, existing providers, transmission towers. Go into the community to hear from the people actually using services. Talk to other school districts, reading literature about similar programs Start Winter 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2021 Fall 2021 Winter 2021 Spring 2022 Fall 2022 Finding companies/ sponsors to partner with Implement testing program in a few specific areas to see who is utilizing product and how their wifi/cell service is Analysis of results from pilot test, reviews of program and then implementation Already existing providers of hotspots/ wifi Spectrum finishes OCPS General information: ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● 8th largest school district in the nation Fourth largest district in florida 202 schools 212401 students 164 languages spoken 199 countries represented 128 elementary 38 middle 8 k-8 20 high schools Serves nearly 34 million meals per year and about 215,000 meals per day While schools were closed in the fourth quarter of 2019-20 year, about 85,000 meals were distributed per day 25,756 employees Demographic breakdown: ○ 43% hispanic ○ 25% white ○ 24% black ○ 5% asian ○ 3% multi-cultural Graduation rate in 2018-2019 was 95.9% Expanded 1:1 initiative ○ LaunchEd provided more than 140,000 devices to students for the 2019-20 year The district is broken into 7 smaller districts based on location “Where your dollar goes” ○ $0.78- teaching, transporting, supervising, and counseling students ○ 0.07- library materials, staff training and curriculum development ○ 0.10- acquiring, operating, and maintaining school facilities ○ 0.05- central and fiscal services, general admin, and district tech Foundation for ocps ○ Raised or managed $3.99 million to build ed. Equity Parent academy ○ 34 sessions were offered for approximately 717 parents/ caregivers ○ Youth academy served 726 students between 4-18 ○ Five virtual pa seminars, family engagement opps were provided in four languages to 1626 participants School board is entirely women
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