Front row (l-r): Teresa Hail, District Tech. Coordinator; John Haynes, Microcomputer Spec.II, Debbie Hill, Microcomputer Spec.I. Back row (l-r): Dave Perison, Microcomputer Spec.I; Harold Stanelle, Microcomputer Spec.I; and Robin Duffy, Comp.
...Teresa Hail, District Technology Coordinator for Pulaski County Schools, is quick to add, "The hard work that Mr. Wallace spoke of is having an immediate positive impact.
explains, "During the past year, the district technology department was required by the Office of Education Technology in the Kentucky Department of Education
to redesign the network to migrate to Active Directory.The new design placed a heavy burden on our connections between schools.Now, with fiber as our backbone, we are poised to move forward with numerous instructional advancements, including videoconferencing between classrooms and schools, so that classroom instruction can achieve new levels.We can once again think outside the box, no longer limited by low-speed connections, teachers have the opportunity to 'raise the bar'."
Although the primary objective was to provide students with equitable access to technology, we have received the added benefit of all aspects of information services have experienced increased efficiency.Hail
further commented, "The bottom line is we will be able to improve instruction, increase time-on-task, and save money in the long run.