The Lindbergh Schools Technology Department recently was recognized for its flexibility, innovation and continuous improvement to support the needs of staff, and most importantly, student learning.
On July 20, MidwestTechTalk, an organization made up of Missouri Information Technology professionals in the education field, awarded its third annual Excellence Award to Lindbergh Schools.
“Over the last two years, Lindbergh's technology department has gone through a complete overhaul, embracing change and continuous improvement in support of their students and staff,” said Dr. Tara Sparks, Chief Academic Officer. “This team prioritizes the needs of our students and works tirelessly to ensure learning is positively impacted by technology.”
Lindbergh’s Technology Department not only worked tirelessly to ensure student access to devices and Wi-Fi during the pandemic, but it also implemented significant changes following a comprehensive assessment of technology services in 2019. The 2019 audit highlighted opportunities for improved access to technology as well as measures to support student privacy.
As a result of those recommendations, the Technology Department has transitioned from a district where students bring their own devices to school, to a 1:1 system that provides devices for every student and supports the continued growth of blended learning. This transition also required the Technology Department to improve district infrastructure for increased security and redundancy.