UCPS will be moving to a new self-service password system called iForgot. This new system will allow all employees to reset and retrieve their own password with pre-determined security questions in the event they forget their password or believe it may have been compromised.
Throughout the winter months the Technology Depot has been buzzing with depot employees and school-based engineers assisting in the repair of student chromebooks. As a recipient of the Lenovo Self-Maintainer Award bestowed upon the district, many repairs can be completed within UCPS as opposed to being sent away for repair.
Belk announced the winners of its 2015 Belk Bowl Innovation Lab contest, which gives local schools the opportunity to remodel their current media center to create a welcoming, innovative learning space and improve reading efforts.
Ninth grade students from Ms. Tawnee Bounds’s Foundations of Information Technology classes visited with several employees of Technology Services in mid October. The class is available as part of the IT Academy at CATA.
The students have exited the schools for the summer but there is no break for Technology Services staff and their list of pending tasks prior to students returning to classrooms. In addition to daily operational tasks, an emphasis has been placed on repairing and updating Chromebooks in use throughout the district and also provisioning Chromebooks for classroom use in grades 3-5. Teacher devices, as needed, are being repaired in the depot.