Projected Timeline


Tentative Deployment Date: Week of August 29, 2011


  • December 2009
    -Initial meeting with faculty group regarding research and discussion of planning to move to 1:1 in Sept of 2011.
  • January 2010

  • February 2010
    • Second meeting with 1:1 Faculty Group

  • March 2010
    • Third meeting with 1:1 Facutly Group

  • April 2010


  • May 2010
    • Visit conducted to Van Meter Community Schools, Van Meter, IA
    • Visit conducted with Mary Rochford, Superintendent; Nancy Caramanico, Director of Technology, Archdiocese; Nick Fiorini, Teacher.

  • June 2010
    • Three Day technology workshop with Bonner & Prendie Faculty.

  • July 2010
    • Presentation to Fr. Olson, President, and Mr. Jim Catrambone, DIA, regarding 1:1 initiative to solicit support from the President of the school.

  • August 2010
    • Apple Planning Meeting
      • DRI: Team Representation on 8/26/10
    • Create Wiki as a public portal for information on the research, project and timeline.
      • DRI: Bill Brannick and other volunteers.

  • September 2010
    • Finalize current parent's survey regarding interest in 1:1 program and accessibility at home. For launch on or about 9/17 but no later than 9/20.
      • DRI: Bill Brannick, Charlie Gallagher, Lou Osinski, Steve Pagano, Tony Inverso (In progress)
    • Finalize survey for prospective parents (6th-8th grade) on interest and accessibility at home. For launch on or about 9/27 but no later than 10/1.
      • DRI: Tom Hinkle and Jim Strandberg in collaboration with group above.
    • Create and finalize survey for current students
      • DRI: Combination of Parent and Prospective survey committee. Set for launch on or about 9/17
    • Response to concerns over student safety issues.
      • DRI: Bill Brannick to present his research on the topic, prior to 9/17.
    • Formalize plan for development/fundraising, prior to 9/30.
      • DRI: Fr. Olson, Jim Catrambone, Bill Brannick
    • Begin to review Infrastructure needs: power strips, placement of wireless airports, etc..
      • DRI: Steve Pagano, Charlie Gallagher, Lou Osinksi

  • October 2010
    • Professional Development: 10/8; 10/21 and 10/22 group from Van Meter to present on 1:1 environments.
      • DRI: Bill Brannick, Tony Inverso and... to assist in creation of agenda
    • Fundraising - On going
      • DRI: Fr. Olson, Jim Catrambone, members of committee...
    • Begin to research and address policy/procedure changes due to 1:1.
      • DRI: Tom Stewart, Eileen DeStefano, Mitch Vannello, Bill Brannick, Fr. Olson

  • November 2010
    • 11/1 Visit Science Leadership Academy, Philadelphia, Pa
      • DRI: Members of committee
    • Distribution of Laptops to faculty (Tentative Nov - January)
    • Fundraising - On going
      • DRI: Fr. Olson, Jim Catrambone, members of committee

  • December 2010
    • Professional Development: 12/9
      • DRI: Bill Brannick, Tony Inverso, Vince McDaniel
    • Distribution of Laptops to faculty (Tentative Nov - January)
    • Fundraising - On Going
      • DRI: Fr. Olson, Jim Catrambone, members of committee...
    • Policy/Procedure changes (cont'd)
      • DRI: Tom Stewart, Eileen DeStefano, Mitch Vannello, Bill Brannick, Fr. Olson, Academic Board

  • January 2011
    • Begin Professional Development Workshops with Academic Board members
      • DRI: Bill Brannick to organize
    • Distribution of Laptops to faculty (Tentative Nov- January)
    • Fundraising - On Going
      • DRI: Fr. Olson, Jim Catrambone, members of committee
    • Policy/Procedure changes (cont'd)
      • DRI: Tom Stewart, Eileen DeStefano, Mitch Vannello, Bill Brannick, Fr. Olson, Academic Board and Faculty

  • February 2011
    • Professional Developmnt 2/18
      • DRI: Bill Brannick, Tony Inverso
    • Fundraising - On Going
      • DRI: Fr. Olson, Jim Catrambone, members of committee
  • March 2011
    • Professional Development 3/4 & 3/25
      • DRI: Bill Brannick, Tony Inverso
    • Fundraising - On Going
      • DRI: Fr. Olson, Jim Catrambone, members of committee

  • April 2011
    • Finalize Policy/Procedure changes in handbook
      • DRI: Tom Stewart, Eileen DeStefano, Mitch Vannello, Bill Brannick, Fr. Olson, Faculty
    • Continue Workshops with Academic Board
      • DRI: Bill Brannick
    • Fundraising - On Going
      • DRI: Fr. Olson, Jim Catrambone, members of committee
    • Final Drop Dead Date for project to move forward or discontinue.

  • May 2011
    • Information to parents about rollout in August
      • DRI: Committee
    • Fundraising - On Going
      • DRI: Fr. Olson, Jim Catrambone, members of committee
  • June 2011
    • Discuss basics of rollout for August
      • DRI: Committee, Bill Brannick, Fr. Olson by 6/17
    • Final Faculty PD series 6/14-6/16
    • Committee, Bill Brannick, Tony Inverso
    • Laptops in school and begin imaging
      • DRI: Steve Pagano with assistance from student technology group.
    • Fundraising - On Going
      • DRI: Fr. Olson, Jim Catrambone, members of committee
  • July 2011
    • Fundraising - On Going
      • DRI: Fr. Olson, Jim Catrambone, members of committee
    • Imaging of Laptops
      • DRI: Steve Pagano
  • August 2011
    • Week of August 29, 2011 Roll-out begins. Parents and students needed for training classes in order to accept laptop
      • DRI: Administration, Steve Pagano, Lou Osinski, and other members of committee
    • Orientation for new staff members
      • DRI: Bill Brannick, Tony Inverso, Steve Pagano
  • September 2011
    • Organizational Day for Teachers 9/6/2011
      • DRI: Bill Brannick, Tony Inverso, Committee
    • Fundraising - On-going
  • October 2011
    • Fundraising - On-going
  • November 2011
    • Begin to assess usage of technolgoy in 1:1 environment ~ Classroom Walk-through data collection tool.
    • Fundraising - On-going