Office of Technology

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Laurel High / MasonLaurel Middle / MaddoxNora Davis / Oak Park

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Technology Staff


Michael Trest, Technology Director

Jeff Davis, Software Support

Robert Bayless, CNA, A+ Network Engineer

Tie-Reace Hollingsworth, A+ Support Technician

Daniel Thigpen, A+ Support Technician


What We Do:

  • Develop and strategize the district's technology plan
  • Assist the district in technology implementation
  • Install and maintain the district's computer networks
  • Maintain the district's computer hardware and software
  • Provide training to faculty and staff in utilizing these technologies
  • Administer the district's intranet and internet sites

Our Technologies

  • Our administrative network is on an IBM AS/400 platform with host-to-PC connectivity and intranet connection to our office PC's through a LAN running on a Pentium 4-based PCs and Novell NetWare/MS Server 2003/8.
  • Our district provides Internet and Intranet connectivity thru an Multi Protocol Layered Switch technology providing 6 Megs of bandwidth via Fiber to each of our sites except for LHS which is on a 9 Meg Fiber circuit.
  • Our district WAN connects all of our schools to the central offices using Cisco routers on a 1000 (Gigabit) BASE-TX switched network with a Layer 3 Core .
  • Most of our classrooms have five or more PC's connected to school-wide LAN's which are in turn connected to our district WAN/intranet via Cisco routers and high-speed data lines. Additionally each subject area teacher has a Windows 7 laptop connecting via wireless.
  • Our vocational center has over 200 state-of-the-art PC's used in the classroom to teach technological skills to the students. Our student career center uses a computerized career search and discovery program to help students plan their careers and choose colleges.
  • All of our schools' libraries are automated with on-line card catalogs, electronic research resources, and internet connectivity. They are all connected to the school-wide LAN's and district WAN, running Novell NetWare and Follett Software Company's Unison library automation products and Destiny.


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