Information Technology

Sorrells

Scott Sorrells
Director of Technology Services

Technology Announcements

Gateway USD is giving teachers and students Office 365 (including the Office suite) for FREE

In order to help you have a successful year, we're providing Office 365 to every teacher, employee and student within our District free of charge. With Office 365, you will have access to the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and much more to help you both in your classroom and office. And with students using the same programs, you can easily share materials and get assignments electronically without file fidelity issues. Read Full Story »

Chromebooks in Gateway USD

As part of the 1:1 Digital Learning Initiative, Gateway Unified School District will be deploying over 3,000 Chromebooks to educational staff and students. Teachers will have the opportunity attend teacher- (and sometime IT-led) professional development on (and off) the Chromebooks including:

  • Pedagogical uses in the classroom
  • Use of apps in a classroom environment
  • Device Management
  • And other topics

The District has licensed the use of Google Suite, and supporting many other apps, on the Chromebooks to further enhance the classroom experience. Including, but not limited to:

  • Slides - Presentation
  • Sheets - Spreadsheet
  • Docs - Document processing
  • Gogole Drive - File storage and management
  • Kami - PDF annotations

These apps integrate with the District's email, computer/network login, and document sharing between staff and students, allowing for seamless collaboration, and access of files from school or home.

What do we do...

Gateway Unified School District's Information Technology (IT) department support education by providing effective technology solutions that support students and staff.

The IT Team supports and maintains hardware and software applications that manage data and information district wide. Some of our responsibilities include:

  • Network Management & Data Center (Infrastructure, security, etc.)
  • Financial Support (Escape, e-Rate, etc.)
  • Help Desk & Technology Support (School site technology support, computer repairs, etc.)
  • Communication Support (Cell phones, Voice Over IP (VOIP), Video conferencing, Wireless technologies, School Messenger, etc.)
  • Email (Exchange/Office 365 & Google)
  • Web Content Management

In addition, the IT Team is helping bridge the technology gap between education and technology with Curriculum Integration Support:

  • SIS (AERIES.NET, NWEA, CalPads, Destiny, etc.)
  • Chromebook Management and Support
  • Staff Technology Training
  • Technology Use Policy Oversight
And much more...

IT Help Desk

Do you have a technology question or support request?

Do you have a technology question or support request? Log into our IT Help Desk system with your District account and submit a work order. Your user name and password are the same you use to log in to your district email.

http://sysaid.gwusd.org

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