K-12 EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING AND SERVICES

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Mission Statement

“Beyond Technology Education is providing education technology related expertise to students and teachers to help them prepare with confidence, for the many changes our society will be faced with in the near future.”

WHO IS BTE?

Beyond Technology Education has been assisting K-12 schools on how to effectively plan and implement school-wide technology integration for over 19 years.

Founded by industry veterans, Ernie Delgado and Rick Harrell, BTE has assembled an innovative group of educators that have the vision and skills to quickly evaluate teachers, lesson plans and the school environment to quickly determine how new technology methods can be integrated to improve teaching and learning.

WHAT IS BTE?

With 19 years of research and development, the SWIMGrid Technology Integration Framework helps teachers, students, administrators, and all stake-holders of a school to understand and prioritize the integration of technology into the entire school culture.

This process is not a simple hardware fix or software solution.  This process is done in several steps that evaluate teachers, students, curriculum and the school’s infrastructure along with educational outcomes and state standards.

WHY DOES BTE EXIST?

At Beyond Technology Education, we believe that preparing students for their future is as important as preparing them for their present.

Technology is providing opportunities for schools that not only benefit learning today but also provides the Tools for students to be competitive into the future. Better learners today, better earners tomorrow.

WHERE CAN I FIND BTE?

Beyond Technology Education is based in sunny Southern California. 

We service Public, Private and Charter schools all over the US and South America.

We have a large concentration of school partners in:

  • Orange County, CA
  • SF Bay Area, CA
  • Los Angeles County, CA
  • Inland Empire, CA
  • San Diego County, CA
  • Palm Springs, CA
  • Santa Maria, CA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Annapolis, MD
  • Western Texas
  • Houston, TX
  • Seattle, WA

WHEN DO I NEED BTE?

Beyond Technology Education can be a valuable resource at any stage of your edtech plan.

If you are a new school or just getting started with edtech, Beyond Technology Education can be a valuable resource for planning and procuring the necessary equipment and IT infrastructure.

Not only can Beyond Technology Education help you build your foundation, Beyond Technology Education can also provide resources to train and support your classroom teachers and also provide a computer teacher or other technical expert to teach tech skills. Beyond Technology Education can also provide valuable computer science curriculum and custom lesson creation.

These resources can be valuable at any point in your edtech journey. Schedule a free consultation and let’s see how we can help you attain the perfect technical approach to prepare your students for a very different future.

HOW DOES BTE HELP?

We carefully develop a sustainable, four-year plan for complete school-wide technology integration that utilizes academically and fiscally sound methods.

This happens by simply applying researched and proven methods that have been updated and modified for each unique school setting. Basically, we want to move the entire school BEYOND what is believed to be achievable today.

Beyond Technology Education lives its Mission of “Preparing Students for a Very Different Future.”

We do this by helping teachers, students, administrators, parents and

all stake-holders of a school to understand and value the integration of technology into the entire school culture.

Our School Partners Tell Our Story Better

“With the COVID-19 lockdown, we were at a loss on how to move forward. BTE was a huge help during our COVID-19 Distance Learning transition. Because BTE’s support and Professional Learning , we are light years ahead of Blue-Ribbon Schools in our area. “

Sharon Krahl, Principal

OLPH School, Santa Clarita, CA

Our School Partners Tell Our Story Better

“We were so behind schedule with technology integration. School started this week and the tech plan BTE developed for us is going great. Teachers and students are already in love with the program and we now have a clear and effective plan to improve the entire school technology infrastructure and classroom technology learning plan.”

Katherine Steele, Former Tech. Coordinator

Desert View Academy Charter School, Yuma, AZ

Our School Partners Tell Our Story Better

“Our staff was way behind with technology. The BTE team did an outstanding job with the Professional Learning yesterday. Our staff was introduced to many practical ideas and relevant information. We are all better educators with confidence in our use of technology. We are all looking forward to our future Professional Learning and relationship together!”

Elizabeth Lyles, Principal

Zion Lutheran School, Anaheim, CA

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Is Your School Ready to Go Beyond Technology?

Let’s connect and determine your school’s technology needs. Our thorough evaluation will determine the best next steps to advance your school into the digital world!

Preparing students and teachers for a very different future!

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