+1 Will, Keith and Steve

Web content is lead by admin with teaching/integration staff
Web DNS, or tech/hosting problems is IT


On Sat, Oct 14, 2017 at 9:07 AM, Steve Jarrett <[log in to unmask]>

> I concur with your view, Will.  I think that:
> - building lead educators should write the content to represent their
> vision for the school.
> - the task of putting that content on the website is clerical.  It should
> not be in tech support's realm any more than typing letters or adding
> numbers to a spreadsheet.
> - tech team's role, whether all techies or a few experts on the team, is
> to provide ongoing training and be available to answer questions.
> In each of our nine schools and central office, usually an administrative
> assistant and/or principal is responsible for adding content. Anyone can
> submit content to them to put on the website.  When problems arise, expert
> individuals within our district-wide tech team are available to support.
> **This view applies to use of social media, too.*
> Steve Jarrett
> District Technology Supervisor
> Chittenden East Supervisory Union
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> On Sat, Oct 14, 2017 at 8:12 AM, Will Hatch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> In ACSD we are sparring over who is responsible for taking care of
>> individual school websites. My feeling is that the IT department can assist
>> with the "how" of putting content on websites, but shouldn't be responsible
>> for the "what" goes on them.  We have asked all schools to designate one
>> person as a point of contact.  As I expected, I'm getting opposition to
>> this plan.  We have 10 websites.  Website maintenance is currently not in
>> the job description of anyone in the IT department.  We use Schoolwires.
>> My question for anyone willing to weigh-in,  is what do you do in your
>> district?  Thanks for any feedback.
>> --
>> Will Hatch
>> Director Of Technology
>> Addison Central School District
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