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SWAEC Technology

SWAEC Technology Services encompasses a multitude of services provided to our ten member districts and serving the entire state. The Technology program covers professional development, technical support, and assistance with distance learning.

ADE Sandbox

Arkansas IDEAS

Arkansas iTunes U

IT Security Policies

  • Arkansas Public IT Security Policy (Defunct ADE Link)
  • DRAFT - Wireless Security Policy (2011) (Defunct ADE Link)

Technology Plan Resources

School Website Requirements

Professional development on a variety of topics includes (but not limited to):

  • Technology Integration Strategies
  • Internet-based Educational Portals (ArkansasIDEAS, Arkansas iTunesU, etc)
  • Thinkfinity
  • Educational & Productivity Software Titles
  • Web Design
  • Handheld Computers
  • Moodle
  • Technology Planning
  • Searching and Researching on the Internet
  • Digital Photography
  • Blogs, Wikis and Podcasts
  • Web 2.0 Tools for Educators
  • Interactive Whiteboard Technologies
  • E-Rate

Basic-level technical support is provided for the following areas:

  • Network design, planning, and implementation
  • Wireless networking
  • Server administration in Microsoft and Netware environments
  • Group policies and domain administration
  • Network troubleshooting via Etherscope and other devices
  • Desktop support: hardware, software, peripherals
  • Mobile device support, implementation, integration
  • E-Rate policies, procedures, deadlines, and filing assistance
  • Disaster recovery and Continuity of Operations

Distance Learning assistance is provided in (but not limited to) the following ways:

  • Technical support related to connectivity
  • Troubleshooting equipment issues
  • Research and purchase of replacement compressed interactive video equipment (Cisco/Tandberg, Polycom, etc)
  • Assist in locating, scheduling, and participating in interactive virtual field trips
  • Work with providers and schools during scheduling, for troubleshooting, and classroom communication

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