Fermilab at Vallejo

Staff Development Plan
Vallejo High

CAD Unit Description

English Unit Description

Library Unit Description

Math Unit Description

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Library Scenario

Math Scenario

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On-line Course
Test Chat date
Dec. 5, 2001Wednesday

Start date:

Dec. 12, 2001 Wednesday

Graphic organizer by Carla Decker

End date:
March 27, 2002 Wednesday
Chat meeting day:
Chat start/end time:
3:30 - 6:00 PST
Weekly staff meeting day/time:
Wednesday 6:00-7:00 PM PST


  1. Vallejo High School Faculty--4 members
  2. Two other Bay Area H.S. --2 teams of 4 member

Number of participants

12 (Max) participants with 9 facilitators

Sharon White, Laura Mengel, David Tillay, Sheila Smith, Jim Connelly, Carla Decker, Scott Hopgood, Sandra Lane, and Linda Nelson

Course modification (optional):

  1. Audience to attract: Interdisciplinary teams including library media specialists and/or technology coordinators
  2. Modeling use of technology Integration in one computer classroom emphasis included
  3. Teachers asked to actually implement their projects during the next school year and report periodically with their facilitator. Staff development on their campus may be done in one of the following two years.
  4. Specific models provided to emulate for local sites' roll-outs and Staff Development models
Course Enrollment


David W. Tillay

  • vhsdtillay@hotmail.com
  • 707 315-3520 (Cell)
  • 707 556-8700 ext. 2601 (WK)
  • 840 Nebraska Street, Vallejo, CA 94590
Announcement date:
September 5, 2001



  1. Local Campus Newsletters
  2. CTAP Region IV Newsletter
  3. CTAP Listserv
  4. TECH Coordinator Listserv
  5. CTAP Technology Integration, Mentor, and Project leaders workshop announcements, flyers, e-mails, and leader calls
  6. computer using educator newsletter
  7. ISSSTE Newsletter announcement


  • CEO's for local audience
  • Technology bonus dollars for VHS audience
  • CTAP Certification @ completion
  • Dinner for local attendees nightly
  • Free materials, software, and credits


  • CAL State Maritime Academy
  • Contact Larry Ascaria
  • June 1, 2001 Deadline for course online/request form


  • E-mail Application with attachment required
  • An interview using MSChat requirement
  • PC FrontPage


  • Page of Assurances to be signed by local site principal and Technology Coordinator
  • Letter of knowledge concerning project signature by superintendent and district technology coordinator
Technical Issues and Support

Technical Support:

  • Scott Hopgood scotthopgood@hotmail.com,
  • Jim Connelly Solano27@myschoolmail.com

707 556-8700(wk), 840 Nebraska Street, Vallejo, CA 94590

Clerical Support:

  • Carla Decker (vhscdecker@hotmail.com)
  • Linda Nelson (vhsviloo@hotmail.com)
  • Sandra Lane (sandlane90@hotmail.com)

707 556-8700 (wk), Vallejo High School, 840 Nebraska Street, Vallejo, CA. 94590

Web/FTP Server:

Electronic Bulletin Board:
Chat tool:
IRC Server Software for MSChat on a Dell server

Other Issues

  1. Health Concerns on our team --Keep them included and use them the following year
  2. Charging class fees/writing grants
    1. A. See if we can "use" the Fermilab Connection in writing grants
    2. B. Contact CTAP and see if we can gain funding through them
    3. C. Use DHS Grant for local training participants
    4. D. Contact Solano County Office of Education about teacher training funds.


Created for the Fermilab LInC program sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab, and funded by United States Department of Energy, Illinois State Board of Education, North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium which is operated by North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), and the National Science Foundation.

Author(s): Jim Connelly (vhsjconnelly@myschoolmail.com), Carla Decker (vhscdecker@hotmail.com), Scott Hopgood (mrleapwell@hotmail.com), Sandra Lane (sandlane90@hotmail.com), Linda Nelson (vhsivaloo@hotmail.com), Sheila Smith (mommymean@hotmail.com), David Tillay (vhsdtillay@hotmail.com)
School: Vallejo High, Vallejo, CA
Created: February 15, 2001 - Updated: December 28, 2002
URL: http://www-ed.fnal.gov/lincon/w01/projects/aviation/staffdev.htm