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Tech Liaison Agenda 09.05.13

Tech Liaison Agenda 9.5.13

Tech Liaison SharePoint site for resources and collaboration:

8:00 - 8:15 - Networking; Coffee and Bagels;

8:15- 9:45 - Updates

  • Welcome New Liaisons:
    • Maria Vazquez, Mintie White
    • Roni de la Pena, Starlight Elementary
    • Michael Fernandez, Renaissance High
  • Welcome/ Welcome Back: Technology Department
    • Wesley Kau, District Technology Support Technician - Including DO, Facilities, Maint and PCCS
    • Rosa Rocha, (welcome back! We missed you!)
    • Courtney Rudd, ToSA (Teacher on Special Assignment), Technology Services
  • Liaison Job Description and Expectations
  • Erate 15
    • 16 sites
    • 3 Sites - Hall, EA Hall, Starlight -  Full Network Upgrade
    • NOC/Data Center - Full Upgrade (Exchange, VoIP, Firewall, Core Switch, Racks, Etc.)
  • Port Security - No desktop switches will function after this school year
  • New Site Technician funding plan
    • Tech Coaches
  • No more STU Domain!
  • New Imaging servers with faster network connections
  • Keyboarding software- Suggestions? (web-based, integrate with Active Directory)
  • Help Desk using Help tickets
  • Instructional Software- No more old Rosetta Stone, no more client-based SuccessMaker, Ren Place Update (G), MangaHigh, Illuminate replacing DD
  • MDM upgrade and iOS 7
  • Generic Accounts eliminated
  • Bradford install (Ohlone, RHMS, WHS now, all schools eventually)
  • Tech Integration Cadre PD and Model Technology Classroom Program 
  •  Staff Dev
  • Eric Sheringer half-day with Secondary Admin re: Social Networks (Facebook and Twitter)
  • AUPs Due by Sept 27th when Student accounts will be disabled
  • Youtube and Vimeo open to all
  • Ed1Stop Portal subscription- No more Discovery Streaming, Brain POP?,
    • Ed1Stop demo accounts:
      • username: pvusddemo; password: pvusd1
      • Features of the Demo:
        • Under Curriculum Support tab:  BrainPOP (includes Jr, Spanish); BrainPOP ESL; FreedomFlix (digital non fiction readers US History); TrueFlix (digital non fiction readers Science;Social Science; Geography)

        • Under Project Help tab: AP Images (primary source materials)

        • Under Reference Tab:  Facts on Files (World Almanac for Kids, Writers' Reference Center, Science Online (middle and up, rigorous)

  • PVUSD Google Apps ( or off front page of under Tech Links)
  • Accounts Portal Self-Serve account update (Network Accounts Portal)
  • SSRPM for students
  • eSchool Plus 3.0 TAC upgrade- Bruce and William

9:45- 10:00 School Network Infrastructure Needs:

10:00 - 10:25: Manga High - Denise Henry; Math Coordinator, Curriculum and Instruction

10:25 Liaison Photo

10:30 Break

10:45 Measure L Bond Overview and Discussion

  • Bond Projects
    • Bradley Network Install
    • GigaMAN Install
    • endowment funds- Elementary Chromebooks Grant, Tech Innovator Grants
  • Overview of 21st Century Classroom
  • Budget and Current Hardware Inventory; Support Costs and Consideration
  • iTAC/Bond Expenditure Focus: Improve Student Achievement and Teacher Instruction

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (provided)

1:00 - 1:45  21st Century Classroom

1:45 - 2:45- Mini-Lesson: YouTube in the classroom: Tips and Best Practices- Craig Miller, Aptos High School

2:45- 3:00 Liaison Mind Share

3:00-3:15 Technology Use Plan, Adam Wade, Santa Cruz COE (Current PVUSD TUP)

  • Overview of rewrite
  • Discussion

3:15-3:30 Closing and Eval

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