DEFINITION District Technology specifications define the hardware and software products, procedures, processes and controls necessary for district schools and central services departments to follow to ensure that legal requirements and district needs are met.
REQUIREMENTS All district schools and central services departments shall follow the specifications listed below when acquiring, developing, maintaining, using, upgrading and disposing of hardware, software, data communications and related technologies:
RATIONALE District-wide practices shall be established where required to protect the access, availability, integrity and confidentiality of district information systems. It is more efficient and cost-effective when common technologies, applications and processes are used across the District.
District Technology, in consultation with stakeholders, shall develop specifications as required.
Specifications shall be approved by the Superintendent of Schools.
District Technology shall maintain and communicate changes to approved specifications.
The District shall only support technology processes, hardware, software, and related technologies that meet the specifications.
District Technology specifications shall be communicated using the district technology website and other district communication vehicles.
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Edmonton Public Schools
Centre for Education
1 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4G9 780-429-8000