Requests For New (Or Additional) Hardware
Requests for additional technology can be made here and is approved on a case-by-case basis. Costs for this technology is paid through the Information Technology budget.
Technology Accessories Purchased by Buildings
Technology accessories may be purchased from department and building supply budgets. Technology related items being purchased through Amazon, Best Buy and other suppliers still require approval from the IT Department. Purchasing technology outside approved methods without approval are violations of purchasing practices.
These 3d printers have been reviewed by the information technology and curriculum department for functionality, reliability and compatibility. Other 3D printers can be purchased but require approval from the information technology department.
Dremel 3D Idea Printer
Read about it on the Dremel 3d printer website.
MakerBot Replicator Mini
Read about it on the MakerBot Replicator website.
All software purchases above $3,000 and any software that collects personally identifiable information (PII) require approval from the information technology department. Purchases below that amount may still require approval from the information technology department to ensure compliance with FERPA, HIPAA and other compliance guidelines. Software purchase requests that are approved may result in a permanent transfer of funds to the information technology department and is determined on a case by case basis to ensure compliance with best accounting practices.
The information technology department works with the learning support and blended learning departments on approval of education resources. This approval process is to ensure efficient use of district funds and continuity of curricular content.
To request a software purchase please click here. A software request goes through a workflow that ensures the efficient use of district resources, both fiscal and human. Purchases $50,000 and over require board approval and follows district sealed bidding processes. Please account for these requirements in your timeline for purchase.
Grant requests for technology require the approval of the information technology department. This approval is to ensure the requested technology is compatible with district technology, meets the requirements set for by FERPA, HIPAA and other compliance guidelines and does not overlap with existing technology.
Grant requests are submitted here. The Director of Information Technology will review the request and provide a response indicating approval status or requesting additional information.