The Department of Technology wants you to be aware that Windows will require an important update by Sunday, September 24. If the update does not have the opportunity to install by Sunday, your ACPS laptop may force a restart on Monday and then begin installing this required update. The update may take an extended time (10-30 minutes) to complete, so please plan accordingly.
Windows updates will continue to happen throughout the school year on a periodic basis. Continue reading
Effective Thursday, August 31, 2023, the entry door at Center I will be locked to increase safety for students and staff at Center I. You must swipe your ACPS ID Badge at the door to unlock it. If you experience any issues, you can press the button and ring for assistance.
When attending professional development at Center I or visiting the Technology offices, please enter through the loading dock doors located at the back of the building, Suite 385 (the sign reads ACPS Deliveries 385). These building navigation directions will guide you through the spaces at Center I.
ACPS purchased Seesaw for all elementary schools, grades K-5, for the 2023-24 school year. Seesaw is a digital app-based technology tool for teachers, students and families to collaborate and share student work. Please see the following updates regarding Seesaw setup for this school year: Continue reading
Our new centralized print management solution, PaperCut, is designed to streamline and enhance the printing experience for all staff and students. Here is what you can expect from this upgrade:
The Department of Technology welcomes you to the 2023-24 school year! We are excited to partner with you. Please let us know how we can best support you in making this a successful year in your classroom!
We have some important updates and tips to share with you: Continue reading
In collaboration with the Department of Instruction, the Technology Department is happy to share that we have implemented ClassLink, a single sign-on platform that will allow you and your students to use one username and password to access approved ACPS instructional applications.
How do I get started?
The Department of Technology has partnered with the Department of Instruction to acquire a single sign-on (SSO) system called ClassLink. This system will allow teachers and students to use their ACPS username and password to log in to ClassLink LaunchPad, where they will be able to access all approved teaching and learning tools. Stay tuned for more information about ClassLink in the coming weeks! Continue reading
The Department of Technology takes our network security very seriously. This upcoming school year, we will require all staff and secondary students to change their ACPS password before October 13, 2023, and the Department of Technology will reset passwords for all elementary students on August 23, 2023. Continue reading
The Department of Technology hopes you have had an amazing school year! Thank you for all of your hard work ensuring your students were successful this school year.
Before you leave for the summer, here are some important reminders and tips: Continue reading
Thank you to all employees who have taken the steps to complete a health checkup for your laptop! As we shared in the Compass on April 21, the Department of Technology is performing division-wide health checkups on all staff laptops to ensure that everyone has a safe, reliable laptop that is ready for next school year. If you haven’t yet scheduled your laptop checkup, please reach out to your school or department’s Technology Support Specialist (TSS) by June 12.
Before your appointment, you’ll need to back up the files on your laptop. Check out these helpful directions. If you need assistance backing up your files, contact your school or department’s Learning Technology Integrator (LTI).