Presentation on theme: "Technology Services. Our Goal The Technology Services Department promotes the use of technology by providing technology training and technical/operational."— Presentation transcript:
Our Goal The Technology Services Department promotes the use of technology by providing technology training and technical/operational support to schools and the various departments.
Department Organization Executive Director Dr. Mike Hall Instructional Technology Operational Technology Director, Technology Specialists and the Title I Instructional Technologist Help Desk, Network Engineer, Network, Computer and Communications Technicians
Purpose of the Department The Instructional Technology Department fulfills the district’s mission by helping teachers integrate technology into classroom instruction By promoting the use of technology By providing software training By offering technology integration strategies for differentiated instruction Operational Technology provides network, technical and communications support for the district.
Infrastructure Upgrade (2013-2014) Internet Access Upgrade 10Gb Cabling with Fiber 26 schools Electronics Upgrades 10Gb Wireless LAN install 49 locations – 1 Gb New Data Center: Virtualization of all Bibb County servers Dual redundancy 50Tb of storage Controlled environment with NOC capabilities Interconnected directly with a COLO facility (backup, redundancy, and disaster recovery)
Technology Initiatives Network Access Active Directory – BCSDK12 domain E-Mail Client/Desktop Access - Microsoft Outlook Web/Online Access - Outlook Web App (OWA)
Technology Initiatives Student Computers (2014) $142 per FTE Staff Computers (2014) Every full-time employee will receive a modern device Telephone System (2015) New Managed Voice Over IP (VoIP) Telephone System Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software (2016) Software that integrates all HR, accounting, purchasing, and other departments and functions onto a single computer system
Technology Initiatives Student Technology Tools (2014-2015) Students will have access to Microsoft Office 365 Basic Office products (including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and OneNote) Online document editing File storage and sharing
Technology Software Initiatives SAFARI Montage (2014) Video Streaming Library Learning Object Repository IPTV & Live Media Digital Learning Platform Three Phases of Training Microsoft Outlook (2014-2015) Creating a signature Creating a folder Creating a shared calendar Creating e-mail groups
DOE Initiatives Formative Instructional Practices (2014-2015) Professional Learning Website: https://portal.battelleforkids.orghttps://portal.battelleforkids.org School Access Code is required Register for an account using your active e-mail address
DOE Initiatives GaDOE Technology Services Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) Teacher Resource Link (TRL) Instructional Improvement System (IIS)
Other Initiatives Performance Matters (2014-2015) Race to the Top (RT3) Website: https://adms.performancematters.comhttps://adms.performancematters.com Data Management System Building PM Coordinator Login Username: e-mail address Initial Password: pmi1234
Website Information Teacher Website Post teacher biography, syllabi, announcements, assignments, class documents, weblinks School Websites http://bcsdk12.net/schoolname Websites for Departments http://bcsdk12.net/departmentname
Student Information System Infinite Campus Attendance, Gradebook, Emergency Info, Parental Contact Log, Consent Info, Enrollments, Schedule, Behavior, Transportation Portals Parent Portal Student Portal Internet Based
What programs do I need to access right away? Computer Network Access (Active Directory) Login Username: BCSDK12\firstname.lastname Initial Password: P@ssword123
What programs do I need to access right away? E-Mail Access Microsoft Outlook Username: firstname.lastname Password: same as for Active Directory Outlook Web Access Website: https://mail.bcsdk12.net Username: BCSDK12\firstname.lastname Initial Password: same as for Active Directory
What programs do I need to access right away? Instructional Resources SAFARI Montage (access with Active Directory Login) DOE Teacher Resource Link (access with Infinite Campus Login) FIP (create a login) Gradebook & Attendance Infinite Campus
What programs do I need to access right away? Webpage Schoolwires/Centricity Teacher Webpage Login Username: firstname.lastname Password: reset Login gives you Intranet access
Teacher Keys Effectiveness System (TKES) District Super User Vanessa Wynn 478-765-8698 firstname.lastname@example.org Request an account Complete the form at www.bcsdk12.net/TLEwww.bcsdk12.net/TLE
Teacher Keys Effectiveness System (TKES) TKES TLE Electronic Platform Website http://tle.gadoe.org TKES Login Username: teacher certification ID number + 611 Password: reset Resources TLE Electronic Platform www.bcsdk12.net/RT3 Schoolwires/Centricity Login Username: firstname.lastname Password: reset
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