The Department of Information Technology (IT) provides cost-effective, leading-edge technology products and services to support instruction. IT is an integral part of the school systems’daily operations, from classrooms to board rooms.
Areas of Responsibility:
The department is broken down into three main areas, District Support Services, Student Information Services, and Instructional Technology Support.
- District Support Services – Manages all computer related support aspects, from student to board level, and to the ECPS community and target audiences where needed. Designs, installs, maintains, repairs services all parts of the technology infrastructure.
- Student Information Services - Manages all student, staff, and administrative needs for student information. Including PowerSchool, PowerSchool Parent Portal, state reporting, online testing, and data uploads.
- Instructional Technology Support - The ITRT collaborates with classroom teachers on integrating technology, models technology-integration strategies, researches technologies, and conducts professional development.
Members of the IT department attend monthly meetings with the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and Director of Instruction. The IT department is also represented during principal meetings, school board meetings, and many more. The goal is to create a cohesive flow of information, achieve goals where technology is needed, and take a preventative nature toward problems which can arise in the ever changing landscape of technology.