Information Technology

  • The Information Technology (IT) Department is committed to the District Mission and Vision. Technology is utilized to support student learning in an engaged, educationally focused environment.

    Infrastructure
    • The iT203 Infrastructure team provides all aspects of technology services and support for District 203 networks, in-house servers and storage, data transport/security and administration/engineering of District identity management.  Comprised of two separate data centers as well as individual, on-premise servers and associated educational support technologies at each school and District building, this team also provides dedicated IT support assigned to each school with centralized second level engineering capabilities for advanced project work and final level troubleshooting.  Asset acquisition/vendor management as well as telecommunications and low voltage product engineering for student/staff safety systems are also provided by members of this team. 
    Applications and Data Management
    • The district utilizes a variety of enterprise level applications to manage its daily operations as well as retain data and documents for various state and federal reporting requirements. Most of these applications are hosted internally at the two District Datacenters with the remainder hosted by the vendors. Many of these applications are integrated with each other to transmit data between them on real-time, daily, and on-demand basis. Below are brief descriptions of District 203 key applications and their purposes.
    Instructional Technology
    • Technology transforms learning environments in District 203.The Instructional Technology department works with the Learning Services department to effectively integrate technology tools and resources into the curriculum. To maximize this benefit, Technology Integration Specialists, who are certified teachers, help their fellow teachers bring technology into the classroom.  They provide one-on-one assistance to individual teachers, grade level teams and content area teams in implementing the curriculum.

      The goal of the Instructional Technology team is to provide technology tools, support and innovation for both students and teachers in the classroom.  We do this by enabling the District's Mission and the iT203 Mission.