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Staff Device Upgrades: Questions and Answers

As I’ve written and emailed out to staff members, we’ll be upgrading all district-issued, staff-assigned computers in May (for laptops) and this summer (for desktops).  In addition to providing new laptops and desktops, we’ll also be providing laptop users with a limited choose-your-own-device (CYOD) option, which will provide staff members with the choice between a conventional Windows laptop (Dell Latitude 5480) and a convertible Windows laptop/tablet (Dell Latitude 5289).  

While my emails and posts above have probably answered many of the questions you might have, I’ve received a number of questions from staff members since these announcements were released.  To benefit a larger audience, I’m including many of those questions and answers below:  Continue reading Staff Device Upgrades: Questions and Answers

In-Depth: Staff Device Replacement Plan and FAQ

One of the challenges of planning substantial technology deployment changes within a large district like ours is tied to the interactions between those various policies.  One of the major changes that we’re making, beginning next year, is to shorten the district’s technology replacement cycle from 6 years to 4 years.  Additionally, our current model calls for the replacement of 1/3 of technology within each building, every other year.   Continue reading In-Depth: Staff Device Replacement Plan and FAQ