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Digital Development

Digital Development
AIS is the school of the 3rd millennium; this means, we have to be up-to-date with the latest technological advancements and the pioneers in using them. For these reasons, the office of Digital Development was founded.

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The main functions of the office are as follows:

  • Provide technological leadership and assistance for a wide range of issues, troubleshoot and maintain instructional computer systems and software.
  • Lead and facilitate technology staff development planning at the site and provide in-service and training to staff as needed.



 

The main office’s duties and responsibilities are:

  • Provide teachers with strategies of how technology can be used to achieve the AIS Student Expectations.
  • Establish an environment that encourages creative and independent use of instructional technology.
  • Coordinate and/or provide training to school staff in network and software use. Coordinates activities of outside vendors, consultants and trainers.
  • Encourage student development of skills in the use of instructional technology resources.
  • Model effective use of technology in the classroom and media center for teachers and students.
  • Facilitate the use of existing and emerging technology by staff and students.
  • Coordinate the maintenance, operation and management of existing school microcomputer networks.
  • Assist with the planning, design and installation of future network expansions as growth demands.
  • Perform all functions and procedures necessary to install and maintain school network hardware and software.
  • Configure local workstations as needed.
  • Coordinate and oversees installation of routines necessary to network school microcomputers to mainframe computers.
  • Develop and maintains network procedures to ensure regular system backups on a timely basis.
  • Train and support backup network operator.
  • Facilitate staff participation in the evaluation and selections of new software, hardware, and materials to support instructional objectives.
  • Maintain software library and necessary documentation to include, but not to be limited to, network wiring, hardware and software.
  • Maintain inventory of hardware and related peripherals.
  • Organize technology resources for easy accessibility by students and staff in coordination with the media specialist
  • Follow troubleshooting procedures for hardware and software. Maintain hardware and arrange for timely repair. Maintain repair history and file server performance statistics.
  • Ensure software in the school is properly licensed and maintains related records.
  • Establish and/or maintain network security.
  • Work cooperatively with the school staff, the school improvement teams and the instructional technology office.
  • Incorporate principles of district instructional technology plan into school technology planning. Further, ensure that technology is an integral part of the school improvement plan and supports the school's curriculum and instructional program.
  • Make the technology budget recommendation to school administration.
  • Coordinate use of technology with all school personnel.
  • Interpret the school's instructional technology program for staff, parents and members of the community.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.