Timeline

2013

Sept              Initial discussions, fact-finding and information-sharing between myON and
                      NYIT/Teacher Center Directors. 

Oct 7             Decision to proceed, finalize pilot plan.

Oct 8             Application form launched; Review committee & procedures finalized.

Oct 31           Application deadline.

Nov 15          Pilot sites identified & notified.

Dec 5             Phone calls completed with selected districts to detail pilot scope.

Dec 8            Shared accounts (one per participating site) set up to introduce students & teachers to
                      myON books (core resource component of myON reader).

Dec 9            Awareness/training webinar for teachers at pilot sites to prepare them to overview of
                      myON support students reading on myON books during the winter break and transition
                      to the myON reader platform. 

2014

Jan 24           Webinar: myON Books to myON Reader | Webinar Recording.

Feb 28          All MOUs fully executed.

Mar 14         Individual student and teacher accounts set up in myON reader.

Mar 31         Implementation Planning Sessions completed for each participating site.
                     Pilot officially launches in all school/districts.

April             First check-in with participating sites.

May              Initial on-site PD sessions completed for all participating sites. 
                     Webinar: How to Build School-wide Engagement n the myON Experience.

July               Second check-in with participating sites.
                     Includes check-in on overall health of the pilot project plus a meeting with a
                     myON account representative and implementation team.

June             Preventing Summer Slip

July               Second check-in with participating sites.
                     Includes check-in on overall health of the pilot project plus a meeting with 
                     myON account representative and implementation team.

Aug              Preparing for Back-to-School

Sep              myON Refresher: Everyone Reads!

Oct               Third check-in with participating sites.
                     Webinar: Digging Deep into Data

Nov             myON Updates and Literacy Toolkit

Dec              Webinar: Effective Text Strategies

2015

Jan                Fourth check-in with participating sites.
                      Webinar: Closer Look at Guided Highlighting

Feb               Fifth check-in with participating sites.
                      Webinar: myON and EngageNY

Mar               Webinar: Matching Readers to Text

April             End of pilot review & evaluation.
                      Webinar: Making Connections: Families and Communities

May-June     Adjustments to model based upon end of pilot review.

July               Launch new model.