2022 Indiana School Tech Plan is available and due Friday, May 6. Completion of this survey is a requirement for all public schools to qualify for the connectivity formula grant, the common school fund, and grants from IDOE'S Office of Academics.  Funding is currently being distributed for schools that completed the 2021 School Tech Plan Survey and filed 2022 E-Rate discounts on their Category 1 Internet Access.  Visit the Indiana School Tech Plan Website for more info
Summer of Learning Conferences from the IDOE's Digital Learning & Professional Development is now available. Click here to see conference locations & dates.
Digital Readiness Dashboard and Tech Plan Data PD opportunity with Brad Hagg, IDOE Director of Technology through the Learning Lab on Wednesday, May 4th @ 4pm. Click here to login to the Learning Lab and register for the event.
Integrative STEM Education in the Learning Lab presentation 4pm on Thursday, May 12th will assist educators prepare a sustainable model for high-quality, integrated STEM learning opportunities to students.  Click here for more information
New SIS Data Exchange Vendor Badging Update: In March, IDOE has badged NHS and Sycamore and continues to work with SIS vendors toward their Indiana Ed-Fi badging of specific data elements required for 2021-22 reporting in Data Exchange.  See the full list here
Tech Professional Development
Join us on May 12 - 13 for the Indiana CTO Clinic. This event is dedicated to expanding the knowledge of existing CTO’s and preparing future CTO’s. Learn and be inspired by keynote speakers, Jimmy Casas and Sonny Magana. Attend sessions to learn more about best practices in cybersecurity,...


Google Admin Console Certification Training
by: Amplified IT

Level 1: Amplified Google Admin Certified Bootcamp
Wednesday, June 15 2022
Join Amplified IT for the Live, 1 day comprehensive training that will guide your IT staff through educational best practices and Google Admin console skills and techniques. The bootcamp includes a series of training lessons, real-world education examples, and knowledge checks to prepare attendees for life as a school G Suite administrator. A brief test will be given at the end of the course to assess your new found skills.
Level 2: Amplified Admin Certification Bootcamp
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
The Amplified Admin Level 2 Certification training is an advanced-level Google Admin course and requires an LEVEL 1 certification to validate fundamental knowledge of the Google Admin environment. This course will build on the basics learned in Level 1 to address more complex settings, topics and advance best practices as it applies to education.
CLICK here to access the full flyer
CLICK HERE to register
Google Workspace Level 1:
Self-Paced Course

This course is designed for staff and administrators that missed out on Google Apps training and have been "just getting by" with what they know.
A self-paced course allows participants to learn on their own schedule with materials organized in a 6 week structure, but could be done all in a single day!
CLICK HERE for all the details!
Google Workspace Level 2:
Self-Paced Course

Build on what you know! Take the basics of your Google Apps and use add-ons and extensions to take your skills to the next level! 

Join us for a deep dive into Google Forms to gather data and automate processes based on responses. Great for HIPPA & FERPA requirements.
CLICK HERE for all the details!
Click here to access the free recorded session in the ONDemand Library
Unlock the Power of GMail available ONDemand
Putting Google Workspaces to Work for You available ONDemand
Tech Study Councils
CLICK HERE to get added to a list!
Join us for the first annual NIESC & NWIESC tech staff cookout on Thursday, July 16th at Plymouth Community Schools.  Take time to reflect on the last year and gear up for summer while enjoying some great food and have a chance at walking away with one of the door prizes! 
Click here to register for the FREE event
Network Admins
Join our monthly virtual meetings of area network/systems admins to discuss supporting K-12 campuses large or small.  Work on challenges and solutions that fit your district with like-minded people all in one place. 
Next Meeting: May 12th
11am EST
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State Reporters
Calling all State Reporters to this newly formed study council that meets virtually every Tuesday morning to discuss the state reports due, error rectification and chat up those who use the same SIS.  Whether you are new to the position or have been around for years, this group has found most value in "I am not the only one who..." 
Next Meeting: Every Tues
@ 9:30am EST
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Technology Directors
Join us this month at Middlebury Community Schools to discuss technology planning and bring your questions to the group! Our vendor presenting & providing lunch will be Neo Networks.  
Next Meeting: May 6th
9:30am EST
Michigan City Area Schools
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SUMMER OF LEARNING | Northern Indiana
Keynote | Trevor Muir
Keynote | Matt Miller
Keynote | Nick Provenzano & John Corippo
Keynote | Carl Hooker

ESC of I Partnership Spotlight

Our Absence & Substitute Software powered by ReadySub, is already in the state, and has been known as a powerful and cost-effective option. This partnership helps us to fulfill our mission of empowering schools to be more effective and efficient. Saving you time and money by streamlining many needs, from absence tracking, substitute scheduling, payroll integration, and data tracking through powerful and flexible software and consistently being available through our direct client support, we endeavor to be the best partner for your schools.
Visit the ESC of I Partnership Website

Darlene Kennedy

Director of Technology Integration



Phone: (574) 254-0111 ext 104

56535 Magnetic Drive
Mishawaka, IN 46545


Phone: (574) 254-0111