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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

Dave Michael - dmichael@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

 

Ed McNeal:  emcneal@oakparkschools.org

 

 

Forms and documents- Download our (previous) Technology Plan

 

Just a bit about the technology

 

Our previous Technology Plan (above) gives a detailed view of how the District planning, and Technology committee brought us to our current state. Our Tech Plan is now a part of our Strategic Plan, which is why you won’t see a new one here, but we are proud to offer examples below of some of the great technology we offer our students:

  • 21st Century Classrooms featuring Promethean Interactive Panels/Boards in every core classroom Districtwide
  • 1-to-1 Laptop program in each Elementary, and Middle for 1-9th Grade!
  • iPads in each Kindergarten Classsroom
  • OPHS Core English and Math classes have a 1-to1 laptop program. Science, Social Studies, and other programs have shared laptop carts and labs
  • Document cameras, projectors, laptops available for classroom usage
  • Tablets in select programs throughout the District
  • 9 Computer Labs in OPHS
  • 5 Computer Labs in OPPA
  • 2 Computer labs in each elementary

 

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