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Technology Services. Our Goal. The Technology Services Department promotes the use of technology by providing technology training and technical/operational support to schools and the various departments. Department Organization. Executive Director Dr. Mike Hall. Instructional Technology.

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Technology Services

Our Goal

The Technology Services Department promotes the use of technology by providing technology training and technical/operational support to schools and the various departments.

Department Organization

Executive Director

Dr. Mike Hall

Instructional Technology

Operational Technology

Director, Technology Specialists and the Title I Instructional Technologist

Help Desk, Network Engineer, Network, Computer and Communications Technicians

Purpose of the Department

  • The Instructional Technology Department fulfills the district’s mission by helping teachers integrate technology into classroom instruction

    • By promoting the use of technology

    • By providing software training

    • By offering technology integration strategies for differentiated instruction

  • Operational Technology provides network, technical and communications support for the district.

Technology Initiatives

Technology Initiatives

  • Infrastructure Upgrade (2013-2014)

    • Internet Access Upgrade 10Gb

    • Cabling with Fiber 26 schools

    • Electronics Upgrades 10Gb

    • Wireless LAN install 49 locations – 1 Gb

    • New Data Center:

      • Virtualization of all Bibb County servers

      • Dual redundancy

      • 50Tb of storage

      • Controlled environment with NOC capabilities

      • Interconnected directly with a COLO facility (backup, redundancy, and disaster recovery)

Technology Initiatives

  • Network Access

    • Active Directory – BCSDK12 domain

  • E-Mail

    • Client/Desktop Access - Microsoft Outlook

    • Web/Online Access - Outlook Web App (OWA)

Technology Initiatives

  • Student Computers (2014)

    • $142 per FTE

  • Staff Computers (2014)

    • Every full-time employee will receive a modern device

  • Telephone System (2015)

    • New Managed Voice Over IP (VoIP) Telephone System

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software (2016)

    • Software that integrates all HR, accounting, purchasing, and other departments and functions onto a single computer system

Technology Initiatives

  • Student Technology Tools (2014-2015)

    • Students will have access to

      • Microsoft Office 365

      • Basic Office products (including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and OneNote)

      • Online document editing

      • File storage and sharing

Technology Software Initiatives

  • SAFARI Montage (2014)

    • Video Streaming Library

    • Learning Object Repository

    • IPTV & Live Media

    • Digital Learning Platform

    • Three Phases of Training

  • Microsoft Outlook (2014-2015)

    • Creating a signature

    • Creating a folder

    • Creating a shared calendar

    • Creating e-mail groups

DOE Initiatives

  • Formative Instructional Practices (2014-2015)

    • Professional Learning

    • Website:

    • School Access Code is required

    • Register for an account using your active e-mail address

DOE Initiatives

  • GaDOE Technology Services

    • Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS)

    • Teacher Resource Link (TRL)

    • Instructional Improvement System (IIS)

Other Initiatives

  • Performance Matters (2014-2015)

    • Race to the Top (RT3)

    • Website:

    • Data Management System

    • Building PM Coordinator

    • Login

      • Username: e-mail address

      • Initial Password: pmi1234

Website Information

Teacher Website

Post teacher biography, syllabi, announcements, assignments, class documents, weblinks

School Websites

Websites for Departments

Student Information System

  • Infinite Campus

    • Attendance, Gradebook, Emergency Info, Parental Contact Log, Consent Info, Enrollments, Schedule, Behavior, Transportation

  • Portals

    • Parent Portal

    • Student Portal

  • Internet Based

Computer Network Access (Active Directory)


Username: BCSDK12\firstname.lastname

Initial Password: P@ssword123

What programs do I need to access right away?

E-Mail Access

Microsoft Outlook

Username: firstname.lastname

Password: same as for Active Directory

Outlook Web Access


Username: BCSDK12\firstname.lastname

Initial Password: same as for Active Directory

What programs do I need to access right away?

Instructional Resources

SAFARI Montage (access with Active Directory Login)

DOE Teacher Resource Link (access with Infinite Campus Login)

FIP (create a login)

Gradebook & Attendance

Infinite Campus

What programs do I need to access right away?


Schoolwires/Centricity Teacher Webpage


Username: firstname.lastname

Password: reset

Login gives you Intranet access

What programs do I need to access right away?

Teacher Keys Effectiveness System (TKES)

  • District Super User

    • Vanessa Wynn

      • 478-765-8698


    • Request an account

      • Complete the form at

Teacher Keys Effectiveness System (TKES)

  • TKES TLE Electronic Platform Website


    • TKES Login

      • Username: teacher certification ID number + 611

      • Password: reset

  • Resources

    • TLE Electronic Platform


      • Schoolwires/Centricity Login

      • Username: firstname.lastname

      • Password: reset

  • Login