Mr. Brian Auriemma
Mrs. Suzanne Eichert
Technology Teacher & Support
Mr. Jason Skidmore
SUMMARY POINTS FROM ALL STAKEHOLDER GROUPS
Over 75% of staff reported to be able to connect while in their school building.
JK Reported issues with connectivity in certain areas, PV did not.
Teachers reported that their desktop PC was their primary tech device for work.
The majority of teachers reported putting in a ticket for 4 or less tech issues this year.
The majority of teachers reported that their tech issues were resolved in a week or less.
Comments suggested that tech overall functionality and response to reported issues was better this year.
143 parents responded with 95% reporting that their home internet connection was dependable.
90% of parents reported at least 3 connected devices were available all or most of the time without a wait.
About 75% of parents reported that the school device was their child’s primary learning device and less than 5% reported dissatisfaction with the device issued by the school.
Close to 100% of parents reported access to Genesis and use of Parents Square or the district website for the majority of school-related information.
Of the 86 students who took the survey, 65% reported the school device as their primary learning device and 90% felt it met their learning needs.
95% of the students reported that they have internet access at home and 88% said they could use the device as much as they needed to at home and the majority of students reported that they were using the device equal to or more for personal reasons than school work.
The majority of students who experienced tech issues reported that they were resolved within a day.
Department of Information Technology
The goal of the Technology department is to improve the quality of education for students and teachers by providing technology opportunities and resources for students, faculty, staff, and Parents.
Recent Technology department projects include: increased WAN connectivity speeds, implementing an IP phone system, and upgrading our network infrastructure. Our district now has a stronger and faster platform from which students and staff are able to integrate technology resources seamlessly throughout the curriculum and users are able to work more efficiently to be more productive.
The Technology Department is comprised of two divisions:
Information Technology Services: The core function is to procure, deploy and maintain district hardware, software and network resources
- IT Services provide the technological foundation to promote our primary strategies listed below.
Instructional Technology: Focuses on how staff utilizes the technology resources available in and out of the classroom.
- Instructional Technology also provides all technology related professional development for all staff members in the district.
- Teachers and administrators use technology tools and strategies for continuous improvement of curriculum and instruction and to assess, gather, analyze, evaluate, and communicate information.
- Collaborate with all stakeholders-board members, central office, principals, teachers, parents, and students to implement effective technology practices
- Focus on goals to improve achievement and instruction
- Coherent Curriculum
- Data-driven Decisions
- Create a corps of instruction-focused administrators who foster an environment and culture conducive to the comprehensive integration of technology
- Create a system of ongoing professional development that responds to data-revealed needs that are connected to District goals
- Provide incentives for professional growth
- Continually learn, assess, and readjust practice