Department Articles

  • UCPS Technology Donations

    UCPS Technology Donations

    Union County Public Schools is appreciative of the generous community members and businesses for their interest in donating computer equipment for use by schools. This spirit of generosity reflects the community support that is so critical to the district. To make sure these generous donations can be properly supported and maintained for the use of our students, however, the district staff has developed a set of standards for donated equipment.

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  • Student Devices Ready Two Weeks Prior to the Start of the Year

    Student Devices Ready Two Weeks Prior to the Start of the Year

    Technology Services staff members have completed an enormous undertaking over the summer in preparation for the new school year. Desktop support engineers have prepared the district’s 35,000 student Chromebook devices two weeks before students on the traditional calendar return to school.

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  • End of Year Reminders

    End of Year Reminders

    Technology Services team members will once again collect student devices prior to the end of the school year. A suggested plan has been given to schools to incorporate into their collection procedure. It is a requirement that students return both their Chromebook and charger to the school-based engineer in their building.

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  • iForgot Self-Service Password System

    iForgot Self-Service Password System

    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.

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  • Chromebooks Being Repaired Within UCPS Technology Depot

    Chromebooks Being Repaired Within UCPS Technology Depot

    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.

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  • Marshville and Shiloh elementary schools win $25,000 for technology

    Marshville and Shiloh elementary schools win $25,000 for technology

    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.

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  •  Emil Iglesias discusses Chromebooks with students.

    CATA IT Academy Students Visit With Technology Services

    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.

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    Summer Technology Services Internship Lead to UCPS Employment Opportunity For One

    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.

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