Educational Technology Services
All students can become productive, fulfilled, inquisitive citizens who are an asset not only to themselves, but to their communities. Our challenge is to enhance the lives of students by motivating them to learn and grow through whatever resources technology can provide.
Lightspeed Internet content filter
Parents can get similar protection to what the school district is using by pointing a home computer at Lightspeed System's hosted filter for free. Details at: www.lightspeedguide.com.
OpenDNS: Household Internet Filtering
"Keeping your family safe online has never been easier. OpenDNS gives you more than 50 filtering categories to choose from. Simply check the boxes of the categories you want to block and watch your filtering take effect within minutes." http://www.opendns.com/solutions/household/
FBI Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge
The FBI Safe Online Surfing (FBI-SOS) Internet Challenge is an interactive online program designed to help teach students and parents about Internet safety. The goal of the program is to ensure that participants can recognize and avoid potential dangers associated with the internet, email, chat rooms and social networking sites. The FBI-SOS Internet Challenge is available on the web at www.fbi-sos.org.
We handle all purchases of hardware and software. This allows us to maintain an accurate inventory, reduce un-needed purchases, and get education pricing. Please follow this process for purchases:
- Submit purchase request to the Technology Director via email or the technology online work system (http://whd.zps.org).
- Technology Director reviews request and seeks any additional clarification.
- Request is approved or denied.
- Purchase is made using appropriate budget.
- Software/hardware is received, inventoried, and delivered.
- Infinite Campus - Student Information System
- Google Apps
- Email - GroupWise
- Web sites
- Survey tool
- Group collaboration space
- Email mailing lists
- Fiber wide area network (WAN)
- Local area networks (LAN)
- File storage and backup
- Shared file storage
- Individual file storage
- Network applications
- Internet content filtering