IT DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES
- Planning, design, documentation, and implementation of various systems that include; desktop PC’s, Chromebooks, servers, network routers, gateways, switches, and software applications.
- Monitor and maintain the use of the scanners, copiers and printers.
- Develop, maintain and monitor procedures for all servers including backups.
- Monitor, plan, and coordinate the distribution of client/server software and service packs.
- Make recommendations for new equipment and services for purchases and work with various vendors for procurement.
- Perform on-site and remote technical support.
- Assist the organization and inventory of all hardware and software resources.
- Provide network and desktop support to all users.
- Design, install, upgrade, configure, and repair local and wide area network hardware and infrastructure.
- Install and test computers and related network hardware in a LAN/WAN environment.
- Oversee network and server configuration maintenance and management.
- Ensuring data is backed up on a regular basis using Backup Exec software.
- Overseeing computer security, filters and anti-virus software etc.
- Carrying out client computer maintenance. Proved IT support to computer users throughout the school.
Our schools recent IT upgrades include 1:1 Chromebooks for students Kindergarten - Eighth Grade, students in grades five - eight are permitted to take their Chromebooks home. They are using the latest HP Chromebook 11 GB EE with 4 GB of RAM, HD Graphics, Bluetooth and these Chromebooks are built to take a beating with a drop height of five feet.
|Wireless Network Throughout the School|
We have installed a Cisco Meraki Wireless Network Infrastructure throughout the School, connected it to our Local Area Network allowing for Firewall protection along with Educational Filtering. There are Nineteen Wireless Hot spots each allowing up to five hundred connections at one time and still support up to one thousand mbps per user. Allowing mobility throughout the school without ever losing connectivity or drop offs, channels change on a fly to eliminate wireless interruption.