Technology Services

Technology Department Contacts

Chad Ayers
Regional Technology Coordinator

Joseph Fernandes
Technology Specialist

Louis Huffman
Technology Specialist

Technology Office Hours
Monday through Friday
North Central Education Service District
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Technology Department Phone:
Voice: 1-877-762-3731
Fax: 1-877-571-3290

Technology Services

  • The North Central ESD Technology Department provides a variety of network services to its component school districts.

    • General technology support

    • Maintaining the core network of firewalls, routers, switches, and servers

    • Physical layer support including design, installation, and maintenance

    • Internet access and maintenance

    • Bandwidth provisioning/monitoring

    • Antivirus protection and monitoring, both server and workstation

    • Internet filtering services for student/staff protection

    • Children’s Internet Protection Act compliance

    • Web hosting available

    • Electronic mail services (e-mail server)

    • SPAM filtering/phishing protection

    • Helpdesk services

    • Software services including:

    • SchoolMaster support/maintenance

    • Lock-down browser maintenance for state testing

    • OS installs and maintenance (including reloads)

    • Computer installation/repair

    • Server installation, maintenance, and repair

    • Wireless network design, installation, maintenance, and support

    • Video conferencing support

    • Printer support

    • Technology planning support

    • Distance education/online schooling support

    • Universal Services/E-rate application and filing services

    • Volume purchasing support