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Technology Services


 

Oak Park School District Technlogy Services Office

22180 Parklawn
Oak Park, MI. 48237 

Ph: 248-336-7669

Fax: 248-336-7769

Technology Staff

Jim Nye - jnye@oakparkschools.org

Tommy Burton - tburton@oakparkschools.org

Zachary Kilgore - zkilgor@oakparkschools.org

John Cruz - jcruz@oakparkschools.org

 

 

 

 

 

Technology Vision Statement: 

The Oak Park School District will create an environment that is rich in technology, to support the successful application of knowledge, tools, and skills to solve problems using a variety of media to extend academic and occupational capabilities. 

Technology Mission Statement: 

The Oak Park School District, working with families and the community, will educate and empower every student to succeed as responsible participants in a diverse 21st century society. 

Technology Goals Statement: 

The following goals will be used to ensure we will implement our Technology vision

  1. The Oak Park School District will work diligently to ensure complete curriculum integration and technological literacy
     
  2. The Oak Park School District will work diligently to provide ongoing professional development opportunities
     
  3. The Oak Park School District will work diligently to provide stable infrastructure, hardware, technical support, and software assistance
     
  4. The Oak Park School District will work diligently to support technology equipment advancement through funding and budgetary allocations
     
  5. The Oak Park School District will provide thorough monitoring and evaluation of the curriculum and goals set forth in the technology plan and update them as appropriate

Obtaining Technology Assistance:  

The Technology Department strives to provide quick, responsive services.  We proudly support the District infrastructure, including data network, phone systems, electronic whiteboards, projectors, tablets, desktops, and laptops. If you require our assistance on any of these, please create a Help Desk ticket by following the link below. 

 

Technology Help Desk

Use the Technology Help Desk to request many district services:

Technology Requests

Computer Repairs

Maintenance and Custodial Requests

Audio Visual Requests

Cable Channel 17 Requests 

 

Audio-Visual equipment:
AV equipment will be looked at by our AV team.
This includes overhead projectors, sound systems, microphones.

Please submit a Help Desk ticket for these requests as well. For questions, you may call 248-336-7760

 

Eric Vancil:  evancil@oakparkschools.org

Darryl Sanders: dsander@oakparkschools.org

 

Forms and documents- Download our Technology Plan

 

Just a bit about the technology

Our Technology Plan (above) gives a detailed view of the District's plans for technology over the next few years.  No time to view the plan, but want a few brief examples of what we have to offer, then see below:

  • 21st Century Classrooms (featuring Promethean Interactive Whiteboards) in every classroom of OPHS and OPFI
  • Document cameras, projectors, laptops available for classroom  usage
  • Tablets, laptops,and I-pads in select programs throughout the District
  • 1-to-1 Laptop program at OPFI- Each student has access to a laptop
  • 9 Computer Labs in OPHS
  • 5 Computer Labs in OPPA
  • 2 Computer labs in each elementary
  • Teen Center at OPFI- Offering free internet, computer usage, and wireless

 

Software and Technology Sites

The Oak Park School District uses a multitude of software packages and websites for both instruction and enrichment.  Some of our most notable products are below:

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite - Brain POP Jr-

Carnegie Learning

Discovery Education

Education 2020

Fast ForWord

Google Docs

Kidspiration

Moodle

PD360

Promethean Planet

RAZ Kids

Study Island

Type To Learn