Why your school needs an ADA compliant website

This is a guest blog post provided by our trusted partner Niki Jones Agency, Inc.

In this modern era where the majority of the population, including students, frequently use the online web, it’s crucial for all users to have fair access to...

Ken's Tech Corner: Apple Watch Wishlist & Review

When I first heard that Apple was releasing the Apple Watch, I had such visions of grandeur. Since using an Apple Watch for the past three years after its initial launch, I’ve come to the conclusion that Apple still has a ways to go in making...

10 Steps to Creating a Technology Roadmap for Your School or District

Schools and districts are usually under budget for their IT needs. The best way to minimize IT expenditures and invest in technology wisely is to develop a technology roadmap. A technology roadmap is a technology plan which takes into account the...

How to Maintain Erate Compliance When Dealing with Vendor Bidding

Did you know Erate can claim back funds if they find out that you did not have a fair competitive bidding process?

How to Develop a Proper Bid Matrix for E-Rate

When an applicant examines and evaluates the bids received for eligible services, he or she must select the most cost-effective bid. The price of the eligible products and services must be the primary factor in the evaluation, but it does not...

How to Prepare Your Technology During Winter Break

With the Winter Recess upon us, now is a great time to get your school’s network ready for the second half of the school year.

7 Google Doc Productivity Tips You Should Be Using (But Probably Aren’t)

Ready to become a Google Docs Power User and kick your productivity goals into overdrive in the new year? Then keep reading to learn our favorite hacks to help you show Google Docs who’s boss…

Using E-Rate to Lower Cybersecurity Costs and Create a Safe Learning Environment

As technology continues to evolve, protecting student information and other sensitive data at K-12 schools has become increasingly challenging. According to a recent report by Ponemon Institute, as many as 15 percent of all recorded security...

Ken's Tech Corner: iPhone X Review

Yes, I was one of those crazy people that woke up at 2:30am to purchase the iPhone X online! And it’s a good thing I woke up early since Verizon’s site crashed at 3:03am. I must admit that losing a bit of sleep was well worth it. The iPhone X is...

The K-12 Cyber Incident Map

Earlier this year, Ed Tech Strategies, a Virginia-based research and counsel consultancy, published a K–12 Cyber Incident Map- an interactive visualization of cybersecurity-related incidents affecting K–12 public schools and districts in the...