Notes from bSWATT meeting April 14, 2015

Those attending:  Travis, Gerald, Troy B. Charlie, Rick, Troy L., Edna, Jack and Cory

Follow up from March 24 meeting items

SIS/Aspire Update-PowerSchool can handle multiple district on the same server through VMware.

CIPA Discussion (open wireless access)-Washington is currently working to find a solution that will require all users of the wireless network to authenticate using such technology as FaceBook, Google mail, etc..  Once they have it worked out they will help/share with the other districts in the region.  Jack will work with Charlie and Jeremy to help with project.

e-RATE and Firewall updated-The region is purchasing Palo Alto

https://app.smartsheet.com/b/publishEQBCT=efa3dc9c7478403984414c97fa3c18f3

SEDC Tech Department Evaluation-Thanks for agreeing to help schedule the SEDC technology evaluation interviews, here’s the schedule and your assignment. Please let me know if you have an issue with arranging the interviews. Please let me know if you have questions or concerns. This is a great process and we are looking forward to the results.

Millard on May 4 in the morning at 9am, meet at the District Office for two interviews, the first with the district staff Supt, Tech Director, and others that are available (professional developers, curriculum specialists, etc.) and the second with school staff – a couple of principals, teachers and/or media folks.

Beaver on May 4 in the afternoon at 2pm – meet at the District Office for two interviews, the first with the district staff Supt, Tech Director, and others that are available (professional developers, curriculum specialists, etc.) and the second with school staff – a couple of principals, teachers and/or media folks.

Iron on May 5 in the morning at 8am- Supt, Tech Director, and others that are available (professional developers, curriculum specialists, etc.) and the second with school staff – a couple of principals, teachers and/or media folks.

Garfield on May 5 in the afternoon at 2pm- meet at the District Office for two interviews, the first with the district staff Supt, Tech Director, and others that are available (professional developers, curriculum specialists, etc.) and the second with school staff – a couple of principals, teachers and/or media folks.

Washington on May 6 in the morning at 8am – meet at the District Office for two interviews, the first with the district staff Supt, Tech Director, and others that are available (professional developers, curriculum specialists, etc.) and the second with school staff – a couple of principals, teachers and/or media folks.

Vista Charter School at 10am – meet at the school for one interview with the Tech Director and Principal

Kane on May 6 in the afternoon at 2pm – meet at the District Office for two interviews, the first with the district staff Supt, Tech Director, and others that are available (professional developers, curriculum specialists, etc.) and the second with school staff – a couple of principals, teachers and/or media folks.

The SEDC technology team will be available all day (8am until we are done) for interviews and tech assessments on May 6 at the SEDC office.
LiveScan Update-The three gants were funded, installs are taken place first of May

Scheduling District Summer Projects-Please let us know soon if  you have projects that you need help with, days are filling fast.

Review SEDC’s Final Close to Final Disaster Recovery Document-Jack will schedule a regional working meeting in July for the district to work on their plans.

Lab aide training-bSWATT asked us to not worry about providing this at this time.

UIMC needs assessment-

Teacher-https://docs.google.com/a/sedc.k12.ut.us/spreadsheets/d/16w2rIKVxbRaEH5_AdLtce6onAVC4OgorOPP3zEZDWsY/edit#gid=0
Media-https://docs.google.com/a/sedc.k12.ut.us/spreadsheets/d/1v0SJRHHnfAUWpEZZ-2z3nm5A9lqmq573s8FF7i2eyIU/edit#gid=0

SEDC Tech Roles-See document and provide feedback

UEN Canvas-will be going away at the end of the year

Regional e-rate support-SEDC is willing to help the districts with e-rate for the coming year, does this make sense for us to do?  Yes….

iBOSS Training / MDM etc.- We need to wait to see what UEN is going to do with iBOSS, more to come

Current and Upcoming Regional Events that Involve bSWATT
bSWATT Meeting-April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14
ESL, Math, Reading Level I and Reading Level 2-Monday, Tuesdays and Wednesday Through the Middle of May using IVC
CETL Training every other Friday at 1pm via IVC
Ed Technology PLC Every Third Tuesday 3PM over IVC and SEDC Office
SEDC Board Meeting-Plan Report April 23, 11am at the SEDC office
SEASAT Meeting April 30
SEDC Tech Department Eval May 4-7
Media Steering Committee May 4 at 12PM at SEDC and IVC
Basic Cisco Training-May 19 at SEDC office
SEDC Board Meeting May 20, June 3, and Aug 12
Admin Conference-PLCs June 3 at SUU
Legislative Steak Fry-June 10
UEN Tech Summit in SLC June 10-11
CETL Training Session June 9
PowerSchool 7.x end of life July 1
Rural Schools Conference July 7-10 at SUU
STEM Endorsement July 27-31

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