Technology at Drew Charter School

Drew Charter School's Information Technology (IT) Department provides and maintains robust, secure, and user-friendly technology resources that support our school community's educational and administrative needs. We aim to foster an environment where technology enhances teaching, learning, and administrative efficiency.

Core Functions

Our staff provides support for hardware and software issues, offers training and resources for teachers, staff, and students, and manages and resolves technical problems in a timely manner. We also support teachers in integrating technology into their curriculum and offer training sessions on educational software and tools. We facilitate the use of interactive whiteboards, projectors, and other classroom technologies.

Our school’s network, infrastructure, servers, and database are well maintained while ensuring reliable internet access. We implement network security measures to protect data and privacy for our student and staff information. The department oversees the acquisition and deployment of hardware and software. Ensure all technology purchases align with the school's strategic goals and maintain asset management.

Services Provided

  • Available to assist with technical issues via phone, email, and in-person.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving hardware and software problems.
  • Providing support for school-issued devices (e.g., laptops, tablets).
  • Provide resources and tutorials for effective use of technology in education.
  • Stay updated with the latest educational technologies and best practices.
  • Manage and support online learning environments (e.g., Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams).
  • Assist in the development and deployment of digital content.
  • Facilitate virtual classrooms and remote learning initiatives.
  • Implement best practices to safeguard against cyber threats.
  • Educate the school community about online safety and data privacy.
  • Collaborate with school leadership to develop technology plans.
  • Assess and recommend new technologies to enhance educational outcomes.
  • Plan and oversee technology projects and upgrades.

Vision for the Future

The IT Department is committed to continuous improvement and innovation. Our vision is to create a technologically advanced educational environment where students are equipped with the digital skills necessary for future success. We aim to:

  • Enhance the integration of technology in all areas of learning.
  • Expand access to cutting-edge educational tools and resources.
  • Foster a culture of digital literacy and responsible use of technology.
  • Ensure the IT infrastructure is scalable and adaptable to future needs.

Contact Information

For assistance or inquiries, please contact the IT Department:

By working together, we can ensure that technology effectively supports the educational mission and enhances the learning experience for all members of our school community.

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