Three highly skilled technicians purchase, install, and maintain networking equipment for the ESD, its four school districts, and a variety of non-profit governmental agencies.

The ESD Tech Center continually strives to leverage technology to serve regional districts while improving efficiency. Strategies to accomplish this goal include:Radio Tower

  • Charging as little as possible or not at all for services to districts
  • Economize on Open Source technology when possible
  • Centralize services to increase quality & decrease cost
  • Consolidate purchasing for increased savings
  • Provide solutions and support that enable higher quality services
  • Keep abreast of the latest innovations

The department also continues to develop and support a local Wide Area Network for the ESD, component school districts and other “non-private” organizations. This network consists of leased fiber optic & licensed microwave links with a bandwidth ranging from 100 to 1000 Mbps.

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Services also include:

  • e-mail, archival, & collaboration services
  • router/switch maintenance
  • file server maintenance
  • PC repair
  • voice-over-ip telephony
  • computer leasing
  • CIPA compliant filtering
  • web design & publishingInteractiveWhiteboard
  • SiS & LMS hosting & support
  • policy, minute, & record publishing
  • secure data backhaul
  • consolidated purchasing
  • technology instruction & coaching
  • technology planning
  • recycling

If you need help, you may call the Tech Center at extension 6100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.