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Technology
Useful Technology Links

Access to Electronic Media Policy (Acceptable Use Policy)

Acceptable Use Contracts
Student (all parents/guardians must sign for students under 18 and return it to their school)

Employee (all employees of BCPS must sign and return to Marilyn Mayo in the District Office)

Community (community members who access the BCPS network must sign and return to the school where they are accessing internet or electronic mail)


Care and Maintenance of Your Computer

Cool (Technology) Tools

"How-to" Websites

Links for Parents

Links for Students


Links for Educators

Technology Department

Technology Discounts for Staff and Students

 

Technology Mission Statement
 
Boyd County Public Schools views technology as a set of integrated tools that enables students and staff to adapt to the ever-changing challenges of a 21st century global society. We believe that access to and utilization of technology will contribute to the improvement of teaching, learning, productivity, and communication within our district.  Technology will be used to build a learning community in which both staff and students can function as life-long, self-directed learners.  
 
Technology Vision Statements
 
In order for students to compete in our technology-centered society, they must be technologically proficient.  Both students and staff must have the technology tools and skills that enable them to develop technology competency. Boyd County Public Schools will provide students and staff with the tools, training, and support necessary to utilize technology to enhance learning, increase productivity, access information, and communicate with others.
 
1.    Technology use will be integrated into the curriculum to expand student opportunities to access, learn, produce, communicate, and evaluate information. In addition, technology will help students develop skills in critical and creative thinking and in innovative problem-solving.

2.    The District will provide equitable access to instructional technology for all students and staff.

3.    Staff members will be provided with the necessary professional development so that they can use and instruct students in the use of technology.

4.    Students and staff will recognize the capabilities and confines of technology, as well as legal and ethical implications of their technology use.

5.    The District will maintain a technology level that can meet the evolving needs of students and staff.

6.    The District, schools, families, and community will understand and support the role of technology in education and will work as partners in the process of teaching students.

7.    District personnel will utilize current and emerging technologies to enhance instructional programs for all learners.

8.    Technology will be used to collect, assess, and share performance data.

9.    Workforce knowledge and skills will be developed through the use of technology.

10.The District will conduct continual process of technology planning and evaluation. 
 
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Boyd County Schools
1104 Bob McCullough Dr.
Ashland, KY 41102

Phone: 606-928.4141

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