Andy Wolf fixing computer
John Anderson assisting on computer

Technology Services

The role of the department of  Technology Services is to promote and facilitate the Northwest Education Services' mission, vision and values by providing the tools, training, and support that enable the district and regional schools to effectively use their instructional and operational technology.  A number of our technology services staff are positioned within local districts including Alba, Benzie, Buckley, Elk Rapids, Forest Area, Greenspire, Kalkaska, Kingsley, North Central Academy, and Old Mission Peninsula School.

A full suite of software and service options is provided in support of student information management, financial systems support, academic systems support, technology planning and implementation, network and telecommunication services, technical support for the Project Interconnect fiber network, as well as, desktop support and professional development.

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Data Security

As technology evolves, there is a growing number of school districts affected by data breaches, cyber incidents, and ransomware attacks. The following guide, provided by the U.S. Department of Education's Student Privacy Policy Office, gives parents of K-12 students information to help understand what a data breach means and tools and best practices to help navigate the sometimes confusing process of protecting children's data in the event of a breach.