There are a lot of great things happening technology-wise at CSD!
For starters, we doubled our internet speed from 50 Mbp/s to 100 Mbp/s in December 2015. We also revamped our network backbone to include enterprise-level wireless access points and network switches in order to support our rapidly growing need for fast data transmission both on our local network and over the internet which the federal erate program made possible.
Title I funds played a major role in our initiative to provide 200 classroom Chromeboxes for student use. This not only allowed us to provide 6 computers in each classroom, but also a second stationary computer lab consisting of 30 Chromeboxes in the Fall of 2015!
In the Spring of 2016, we replaced our antiquated staff laptops with new HP Probook 450 G3 models that will carry us for at least five years. Again, Title I funds are to thank for this much needed upgrade for our teachers and will provide 39 new laptops this year alone!
In the Summer of 2017, Title I funds allowed us to purchase 33 additional Chromeboxes in order to create a third stationary computer lab, a third mobile lab consisting of 30 HP Probook 440 G4 laptops, as well as two 30-tablet mobile iPad labs!
Stay tuned for more exciting CSD Technology news!
Kenneth G. Orris Sr. - Director of Facilities and Technology
Charter School of the Dunes
7300 Melton Road in Gary, IN 46403
Phone 219.939.9690 - Fax 219.939.9031
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