Technology

Brent Kallay
Associate Director, Information Technology
(216) 529-4088 I email

The Information Technology Department for Lakewood City Schools provides support for all technology-based materials throughout our buildings. The IT Department also oversees procurement and installation of all technology used by staff and students. Led by Brent Kallay, the department's technology and information professionals are committed to bringing a myriad of digital resources to the fingertips of teachers and students at all grade levels. For more information please call 216-529-4088.

Information and Data Privacy

As a district, we wish to be transparent in how we handle and manage information and data on the internet. We also wish to share what processes are in place to protect student and educator data while using school provided accounts.

With the implementation of G Suite for Education (Google Accounts), the district relies on Google's commitment to products that help protect student and teacher privacy.  G Suite for Education provides a distinct Privacy and Security agreement that differs from personal Google accounts. For more information, click on the link provided below.

G Suite for Education Privacy and Security Center

Tech Assistance for Devices

Assistance can be provided by the Technology Department in times of need. Parents can reach members of the Technology Department by one of three options:

Technology Repair Times and Locations - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Harding Middle School, Garfield Middle School and Lakewood High School. Fridays at Lakewood High School only from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Technicians will be available outside of the cafeteria areas.

Call the Help Desk - 216-529-4088

Submit a Help Desk Ticket Online (Click Here)

Email - helpdesk@lakewoodcityschools.org


1:1 Technology Plan

The below information is in regards to the Lakewood City Schools distribution of devices.

Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, all Lakewood City Schools students in first grade through twelfth grade will receive a district issued 1:1 Chromebook. These Chromebooks will be issued in four year cycles. Students will keep these Chromebooks in their possession through out the year including breaks and the summer months. Students will have to turn these devices into the school district upon withdrawal.

Also beginning with the start of the 2020-2021 school year, all prekindergarten and kindergarten students will receive a district issued tablet for use during the school year. These tablets will be collected at the end of the school year.

For a breakdown of how the 1:1 plan will work, please see below.

2020-2021 School Year
Prekindergarten - tablet supplied for the school year
Kindergarten - tablet supplied for the school year
Grade 1 - Newly Issued Chromebook
Grade 2 - Chromebook issued from existing supplies which becomes student's 1:1 device
Grade 3 - Chromebook issued from existing supplies which becomes student's 1:1 device
Grade 4 - Chromebook issued from existing supplies which becomes student's 1:1 device
Grade 5 - Newly issued Chromebook
Grade 6 - Newly issued Chromebook
Grade 7 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 8 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 9 - Newly issued Chromebook
Grade 10 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 11 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 12 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place

2021-2022 School Year and beyond
Prekindergarten - tablet supplied for the school year
Kindergarten - tablet supplied for the school year
Grade 1 - Newly issued Chromebook
Grade 2 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 3 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 4 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 5 - Newly issued Chromebook
Grade 6 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 7 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 8 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 9 - Newly issued Chromebook
Grade 10 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 11 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place
Grade 12 - Existing 1:1 Chromebook is in place

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