Category: Education

Needs Assessment Report finalized

Based on months of outreach to residents, government officials, schools, businesses, healthcare, and community-based organizations, the Digital Marin Needs Assessment Report was compiled to show the needs within Marin’s communities. The outreach process uncovered gaps that many people didn’t know existed and opened the door for collaboration between multiple entities. The Needs Assessment Report was … Continued

Needs Assessment Report open for public comment

Digital Marin is pleased to post the Needs Assessment Final Draft for public comment. The report is the culmination of extensive community outreach and leadership from the project’s Executive Steering Committee and Community Work Groups.  It will serve as a foundation for development of the strategic plan. The report includes Marin’s overall digital need statements, … Continued

Emergency Connectivity Fund meeting

On July 8, 2021 people from the education community met with Library staff to discuss what plans and ideas everyone had regarding the Emergency Connectivity Fund. The Digital Marin team in partnership with Marin Promise Partnership covered details about the Emergency Connectivity Fund, informed the group on important deadlines, and lead a discussion on ways … Continued

Magellan Advisors holds Digital Marin briefing

On June 24, 2021 Magellan Advisors presented their findings to the Digital Marin project team and workgroup members. The report covered their findings and recommendations for consideration in creating the Digital Marin plan. Topics included: Marin’s current internet infrastructure and services An ongoing business model Governance structure to move the Strategic Plan forward to project … Continued

Digital Marin holds workshop for all communities

On June 10, 2021, the Digital Marin project held a workshop for all communities together.  Liza Massey, CIO of Marin County led the meeting with help from Rebecca Woodbury, formerly from the City of San Rafael and current Digital Marin Volunteer. The group did two interactive polls and used Jamboard as a landing place for … Continued

Education Working Group reviews findings

On June 3, 2021,  the Education Work Group met to review the findings of their outreach efforts. Highlights include: Increasing digital literacy training for parents and teachers Removing barriers to connectivity and digital access, at home and at school Student Information Systems – Need for proactive data infrastructure + capacity for tracking digital needs of student … Continued

Education Working Group launches

On February 17, 2021 the Education Working Group met, facilitated by Digital Marin Executive Steering Committee member Ross Millerick, and project sponsor Liza Massey. The Education working group includes members from Marin Promise Partnership, Marin County Office of Education, College of Marin, and city school districts. The agenda included introductions, an orientation to the project, … Continued

Communities begin forming in December 2020

Digital Marin is a community-driven planning process. Part of the outreach process is to establish “communities of interest” groups for these general focus areas: Business & Economic Development Education Government & Emergency Management Healthcare & Community Based Organizations Internet / Communication / Technology Providers Planning, Transportation, Public Works Residents These groups will reach out to … Continued

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