VIRTUAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Superintendents, School Boards, and Teachers across America agree that a responsive educational system must be built on rigorous standards that drive instruction and holds students and schools accountable.
Across the nation, The ED-TECH Group Inc. has designed educational accountability systems with site-based professional development that enabled teachers to visualize the degree to which students demonstrated proficiency aligned to standards. Wehave provided Common Core Standards Training, and Educational Accountability Professional Services for school districts and State Departments of Education in over 47 states, Bermuda, Guam, and Ghana.
The ED-TECH Group Inc. helps school districts, universities, state departments of educations, federal agencies and corporations solve complex business issues that mitigate risk and increase accountability and return on investment for students. We have provided education accountability management services and technology based accountability systems since 1986. Our unique ability to use data to drive student performance and teaching excellence has had a proven correlation to increases in student achievement, instructional management, and data management. In today's changing environment, high performing school districts manage district wide performance and success by using data and technology to increase achievement and return on investment. Our team has recently launched our Virtual IT Stackable Credential Workforce Certification Program to close the digital divide in underserved communities.
OUR PROGRAMS ARE "GAME CHANGERS"
Helps to keep underserved youth and adults out of the prison pipeline with an accountability model that measusres student success while proividing IT Certification Courses on laptops with internet that we provide for each student. Our workforce training prepares our youth to interact with employers and we make sure each student is employed with a starting salary of $54,000 or more.
Our site based accountability model measures the degree to which each child in the school district is performing at grade level or above throughout the school year.
The ED-TECH Group was awarded the contract from the Indiana State Board of Education to provide consulting services while serving as the technical advisor, critical thought partner and advocate for leading the vision, focus, and unified direction for the successful implementation of a Transformation Zone Model within the Gary City Public Schools (GCPS). The contract provides strategic direction for the development and planning processes of Indiana state approved model for The Innovation Network School Agreement and Transformation Zone.
The ED-TECH Group, Inc. successfully led the contract for the national rollout of Common Core Standards school districts in 47 states throughout the United States, Bermuda, and Guam under contract with collaborative Learning and the Center for College and Career Readiness.
SAIC & The ED-TECH Group were awarded a contract from the Rhode Island State Department of Health and Human Services for the design and implementation of "ASK RHODY", the first KIHOSK for elderly citizens for easy, community based access to state, federal, and local HHS services.
GMRI awarded a sub-contract to the ED-TECH Group to support the U.S. Department of Education' National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The contract included support for network management of NAEP - and the facilitation of information between the US Department of Education, school districts, and stakeholders for ongoing evaluation of program monitoring and success.
Dr. Spinelli, President / Founder of The ED-TECH Group, Inc. has an inherent belief in the educability of all children, especially those in underserved communities. When youth PreK-24 are engaged in STEM activities, each one becomes a gifted student as their proficiency in science, technology, mathematics, and science has a direct impact of academic performance in school and school attendance. We engage parents and the community in the process, and provide STEM labs for siblings so that parents are free to engage in learning with their children.
The ED-TECH GROUP SERVED as a technical advisor, facilitator, critical thought partner, and advocate for providing vision, focus, and unified direction for the re-accreditation and transformation of The Benjamin Banneker (STEAM) Academy, supported by on-site professional development for students, teachers, parents, and the administration, state communication of results.
The ED-TECH GROUP opened the first school for Information Technology & Workforce Training for court involved youth at The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception. The collaboration engages Juvenile Court judges, the Department of Probation & Parole, Health & Human Services, and e-learning on ACHIEVE3000 for improving student proficiency in reading and mathematics.