Monthly Archives: May 2012

Laptop Replacement This Summer

Faculty and staff laptops – with a handful of exceptions – will be replaced this summer, and technology staff will require a bit of time to process all of the new equipment and guarantee a smooth transition for users from … Continue reading

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Preparing for Summer Service Outages

During the summer, the district’s technology department will be upgrading or replacing almost the entire ADM data network, as well as performing significant upgrades and changes to the district’s server infrastructure.  While these changes will result in significantly improved performance … Continue reading

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MimioVote Student Response Systems Distributed

Due to a promotion that Dymo was running in March, the district received two free MimioVote student response systems with a previously-planned purchase of eight MimioTeach interactive whiteboard devices.  These systems – which normally cost $1,500 to $2,000 each – … Continue reading

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

The work I do to try to ensure adequate technology for the district pales in comparison to the work that the teachers do implementing those technologies with students. Thanks to all the great teachers out there!

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Network in a Box

The first effects of the recent approval of PPEL for technology improvements have arrived!  My office is full of boxes that contain all of our new network switches, wireless access points, and our new wireless controller. Installation begins on May 28th!

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