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.

 

David Henderson
Technology - Contact

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 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

 

Resource Links

ADE Links and Resources
ADE Website
ADE Computer Science Education Page
SCS Standards FAQ
ADE StudentGPS Dashboards

ADE Sandbox
Digital Sandbox

Arkansas IDEAS
Arkansas IDEAS

E-rate
USAC/SLD
FCC Registration Number Lookup (FCCRN)
E-Rate Central
FundsForLearning (free to AR schools)


IT Security Policies
Arkansas Public IT Security Policy (Defunct ADE Link)
Wireless Security Policy (2011) (Defunct ADE Link)

School Website Requirements


4Schools Status
4Schools Server Status

 

Early Childhood

SEASWeb

BDI-Web