• Archive of Technology for 2015-16


    K12Buy update

    Please note that effective Saturday, February 6, a new version of the K12Buy software will be released designed to provide quicker access to requisitions for “Approvers”, and a new dashboard for “Requisitioners”. Please review the new software and updated K12Buy training available. Requisitioners should pay particular attention to, “Module 1 – Dashboard”. For questions, please email Peter Ruchkin or Debi Gray in the Finance Office. (Expires: February 12, 2016)

    SMS and PTG offline this summer

     SMS will be offline from June 25 to July 13.The system will be accessible during this time but student data can only be viewed, not changed.
    • Please update the promotional status for every student in SMS by June 19. Click here for instructions on updating the promotional status of individual students or click here for instructions on updating the promotional status of groups of students.
    • Please note that the final date for SY15-16 master scheduling was June 26. Master scheduling must now be completed by June 24 as a result of the SMS update. 
    Powerteacher Gradebook will be offline from July 1 to August 25. The system will not be accessible during this time. 
    • Teachers are encouraged to back-up SY14-15 grade books prior to the shutdown. Click here for instructions on the PTG back-up process.
    Questions? Please contact Matt Griffin in Teaching and Learning, 443-642-4132. (Expires: August 25, 2015)

    Mobile phone services

    Effective July 1, 2015, the Mobile Phone Services office be located at the district office building, room 001A on the ground floor. The Mobile Services office handles the initial configuration and assignment of new district issued mobile phones in addition to technical support for existing district mobile phones. Laptop services will continue to provide technical assistance for all laptop and tablet devices in its current location in Room 001A. 

    For questions, please email the ITD Service Support Center or call (443) 984-2000. (Expires: July 31, 2015)

    SY15-16 Rollover and PowerSchool SMS Upgrade

    For the 2015-16 school year, ITD will be making important upgrades to SMS, PTG, and Parent Connect after our annual rollover process. During this upgrade, systems will not be available for access. Starting June 25, school district will have 'read only' access to SMS for the 2014-2015 school year.
    For questions, please email the ITD Service Support Center or call 443-642-3000. (Expires: July 31, 2015)