Mid Atlantic Region Technology in Education Consortia
MAR*TEC serves as a regional technological resource for the five jurisdictions in the mid Atlantic region: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. It is operated by Temple University Center for Research in Human Development and Education in consortium with the schools of educaiton of Fairleigh Dickinson University of New Jersey (FDU), Frostburg State University of Maryland (FSU), and in partnership with a network of nine schools serving as MAR*TEC demonstration and professional development centers.
MAR*TEC partners are committed to addressing educaitonal reform needs to ensure that every student in the mid-Altantic region benefits from the potential of technology use to enhance their ability to achieve schooling success and their full participation in the workplace of 21st century America and the global economy. The overall goal is to build a knowledge base and the capacity for implementing effective integration of learning technologies to significantly improve teaching and learning in schools and in after-school settings. MAR*TEC envisions a connected system - of schools, parents, community agencies, professional groups, higher education institutions, and innovative program developers - for bringing together a rich array of expertise and existing resources across the region, and at all levels of the educational community.
Our MAR*TEC Project - The Webcentric Community
This project is built on the work of Frostburg State University's (FSU) Partnership project that includes Allegany County Public Schools (ACPS), St. Michael's Parochial School, and the Allegany College of Maryland (ACOM). The overall goal of the project is to design a model for professional development that utilizes a seamless webcentric community design that provides learning support to students, teachers, andt teacher candidates.