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.
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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).
All students will turn in their school laptops, chargers and iPads before June 9, 2023. This timeline will allow us to update those devices in preparation for next school year. Students who are attending summer school will check out loaner devices to use for summer learning. Please reach out to your school’s assigned Technology staff with any questions.
The Department of Technology is now accepting applications for the position of Learning Technology Integrator for the 2023-24 school year! Learning Technology Integrators (LTIs) partner with schools to support effective and responsible use of technology and to support school-wide goals through collaborative planning, modeling, reflecting, co-teaching, and professional learning. Please view the job posting for more information and to apply.
Questions? Contact Kley Todd.
As we announced in the Compass article 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 and consistent laptop experience. We encourage you to make your appointment before the end-of-year rush! To schedule your laptop health checkup, contact your school or department’s Technology Support Specialist (TSS).
Before your appointment, you’ll need to back up all of the files on your laptop. Continue reading
Beginning in May, the Department of Technology will be performing health checkups on all staff laptops, division-wide, to ensure that everyone has a safe, reliable and consistent laptop experience. During this checkup, we will make any needed hardware repairs and install the new laptop image. We dn’t want anyne t have a laptp with a missing keybard letter.
What does “install the new laptop image” mean? Continue reading