The SWWC Technology Department provides a variety of professional services to meet our members' needs. From our comprehensive Technology Direction/Coordination and Technology Integration to our supplemental Tech Support, we can provide the services to your school or organization on an as-needed or full-time basis.
The Technology Department also administers the SWWC Wide Area Network, a collaborative effort among 34 school districts and 2 charter schools in southwest Minnesota to offer high-speed shared network and Internet access to be used for shared data services and distance education.
Distance Education coordination and scheduling as well as teacher training for the use of online and ITV resources is also the responsibility of the Technology Department. Our other specialties include Technology Integration, providing the guidance, professional development and support to educators to make the best possible use of technology in the classroom as well as E-Rate and TSIS Student Information System support.
We also offer the TIES Personal Learning Plan system complimented by our iCue Test and Assessment Suite and Cognos Data Warehouse. If you are looking for a state of the art Data Driven Decision making tool for your district's RtI or planning teams TIES Personal Learning Plans and Cognos is the tool of choice. The cooperative's Technology staff will help you with data loading and preparation as well as training on the use of the tool. Through our partnerships we can also offer a line of professional development opportunities that focus on the use of data for decision-making.
For more information about any of the programs and services provided by the Technology Department, please explore our website further or contact:
Josh Sumption, Director of Technology