District – contacting vendors for options of replacing the phone system and pa system.
Student Information System – got details from Wengage and Digital Express for facilitation import of student pictures to the SIS. Karis Reavis exported the required file and I then sent the CSV file to Patty and Digital Express.
Ramona Bunch – attempted to reach out to Ramona as I was told she wanted to put a link on the web site, but missed her.
Lorie Patterson – requested speakers. I brought her an audio cable to connect to the SmartBoard speakers, but she already had one connected. She just needed to plug in the power to the speakers.
E-Rate – coordinated installation date for wiring with Beasley. Ask for first date available.
Telephones – discussing VOIP phone options with Cisco reps and Peder Angvall, setting up date for conference call in two weeks.
Sandra Johnson – more trouble printing. I installed Google Chrome and it worked okay.
K-20 – still encouraging administrators to get on board with K-20 center in pursuit of grants.
Roberta Brake – requested a document be posted on the school website. The link to this document was also posted on Facebook.
Sandra Johnson – checked to see that she could now print to the HP LaserJet at the high school desk.
District – communicated with representatives at Cisco and our administrators to investigate the Meraki phone.
Don Gallagher – reported that his projector bulb was fading. Informed Karis Reavis and suggested a project replacement instead of a bulb. If not, we can have the techs from ProPresentors replace that bulb with another old one in storage.
E-Rate – sent message to Peder Angvall at DNI about scheduling cable install.
Over the weekend:
Band Day – transferred the audio recordings of the judges to CDs and took pictures of parade and field competitions. Transferred pictures to Google Photos and shared with Kasey Patterson.
website – Transferred pictures to Google Photos and shared with Kasey Patterson. Also created albums for school FaceBook page.
Kenny Moore – reported that the MacBook Pro I substituted for him is printing in the elementary school. I deleted that printer from system preferences and added the LJ610 in the middle school. I still can’t get a driver to work for OS 10.11 and the Canon copiers.
Sandra Johnson – reported trouble printing. Canon copier drivers are no longer working so I moved her to the HP LaserJet at the high school desk. Also noted that her patch cable was broken and replaced it.
website – started an article documenting the recent history of technology changes at Konawa School.
Roberta Brake, Jawana Moore – updated their Windows 7 PCs to .net framework 4.6 in preparation for a change from Wengage on the cafeteria program
High School – removed admin PC from high school counselor’s office to a secure location
Lorie Patterson – found a working projection monitor and cables for her to use until the SmartBoard in her classroom is repair
Upper Hall Lab – showed the monitor where old kepboards were to replace broken keyboards with
E-Rate – contacted Beasley about the quotation for the wiring portion of our infrastructure project. They had use quoted at an 80% discount rate and I thought it was 85%. I asked them to verify and requote if necessary.