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Technology (DIS)

Welcome to DIS

The Washington Local Schools Department of Information Services (DIS) is constantly exploring and implementing improvements in hardware, software, procedures and training that assist with the goal of educating students. Some of the more recent projects include:
 
  • Utilize Google Workspace for Education and Google Chromebooks for instruction, local assessments, and state testing.
  • Implementing virtual server technology to provide a more robust operation that at the same time reduces energy consumption.
  • Implementing a new content filtering / network utilization system to maximize the educational use of our network.
  • Implementing a Content Management System to enhance the public Web site to include the possibility of department / staff Web sites
  • Continuing our classroom technology obsolescence program to keep repair costs down and student / staff productivity high
  • Implementing an online Course Management System to enable staff to create online extensions to their face-to-face courses
  • Implementing innovative tools such as
    • HoverCam - a document camera
    • AirTame - wireless screen casting so any device in the classroom can share their screen
    • Ruckus WiFi - an enterprise wireless network
    • and many more...
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Other Information

Useful Links
      Copyright Information
      Internet Safety
      ISTE (technology standards)
      Section 508
      US Office of Educational Technology

DIS Mission

Our mission is to provide the best technological service, support, equipment and training possible to support the educational mission of the Washington Local School District.