Technology and information services
The technology vision statement is to provide equitable and effective use of existing and emerging technology to engage, challenge, and nurture diverse learners in preparation for global citizenship in an increasingly complex information society.
- Technology and information services includes:
- Enterprise Technology
- Communications technology
- Information services
- Instructional technology facilitators
- Media services
Resources the department manages
Identity management: provide the user credentials for staff, students, and parents for access to many of the district applications.
- District network
- Email - Outlook and Outlook Web Application
- Mastery Manager
- Discovery Education
- Compass Odyssey
- Atomic Learning
506-HELP: answer questions from staff, students and parents regarding access to any of these applications.
Phone and voicemail system
AHlert: automated calling system. (Training provided by Communication and Public Relations).
Go to this webpage for detailed information and pricing. Login required (Anoka-Hennepin username and password).
Caring for your laptop
- Don't leave your laptop unattended, even for a moment, in district or public locations.
- Don't leave confidential data unattended.
- Don't eat food and/or beverages near your laptop.
- Don't leave your laptop in a vehicle.
- Don't close laptop with anything on the keyboard.
FAQ on student mobile device use
Am I required to allow my students to access their technology tools in the classroom?
Some of my students cannot access the network on their laptops or phones. I don't have time in a class period to help them with this. What should I do?
What if a student has technical issues with the device?
I have students on my campus who are accessing the internet using their provider's data plan (AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, etc.) on their smart phones or laptops, hence bypassing the filter. Is this a violation of the student Acceptable Use Policy?
One of my students was using his laptop to bully another student on campus. Who should this incident be reported to?
A student's laptop was stolen at school. Who should I contact about this?
Are students still held accountable for the Anoka-Hennepin Acceptable Use Policy even though this is their own personal computer?
Are students allowed to print from their personal device?
What will students be able to do with their device?
What do I do if most of my students have devices, but some do not?
What is my responsibility for the content they are viewing and applications they are using?
Chief technology and information officer