Smithville ISD Technology

2015-2016

What does technology mean in SISD?

Projects, Infrastructure, Hardware, Tech Support, Instructional, website, communications, etc.

Projects

2014-2015 School Year


  • Security Cameras
  • Hardware replacement
  • Security Cameras at High School, Tiger Academy, DAEP, & Brown Primary


2015-2016 School Year


  • Google Apps for Education
  • Infrastructure Upgrade Phase 1
  • Security Cameras at Junior High, Elementary, and Central Administration
  • eRate Project: WiFi upgrade & wiring of Apple TV's


2016-2017 School Year


  • eRate Project - pending federal approval

Network Infrastructure

  • Connectivity
  • WiFi Connectivity
  • Firewall
  • Data backup systems: hardware and cloud based

Hardware


Includes:

  • 800+ desktops
  • 31 interactive whiteboards
  • 200 overhead projectors
  • 175 Apple Tv's
  • 306 iPads (includes mini's)
  • 150 document cameras
  • 40 Chromebooks
  • 80 Samsung Tablets
  • 90 laptops
  • copiers, printers, telephones

Tech Support

  • Configuration of all devices prior to deployment.
  • Software installation
  • State Testing: TELPAS & STAAR

Instructional

  • Training - iPad, Google Apps for Education
  • Classroom Support - Distance Learning, Interactive Learning, device training
  • JH Coding Club
  • Software & Programs: Eduphoria, ELLevation, TxEIS, PhotoShop, CAD, Adobe, staff information (beginning of school year)

Website

Webpage management

  • news items
  • calendar
  • training of admin users: teacher webpages, departments, etc.