Glenn Knox with the North Carolina DIT delivered the devices to Warren County Schools this week.
AT&T and the NC Department of Information Technology Helps Place WI Rangers to Warren County Schools
These devices will be placed in strategic locations in the county to provide Internet access in public areas. The intent is to provide students an opportunity to set in a parking area and complete their online instructional assignments. More information on how these will be set up will be released in the next couple of weeks.
Food Lion and Warren County Schools Partnered for a third day to provide $20 gift cards to members of the community on Friday, May 8th. One card was given to each car as they picked up their meals at Warren County High School.
Ms. Brewer and Ms. Davis set up a station outside of Mariam Boyd Elementary so that their teachers could stop by and receive a small gift of appreciation. COVID - 19 has made us all do things differently. Thank you, teachers, for all that you do.
Ernie Conner, Director of Technology and CTE participated in a specialized training session with Google that focused on remote learning strategies.
Warren County Schools and Vance Granville Community College met last week to discuss their annual MOU between the college and the school district. They have an outstanding partnership with us that provides many opportunities for our students. The meeting was held using Google Meet because of the COVID -19 situation.
I had an opportunity to participate in a webinar concerning reaching families without Internet access during this difficult time. Three panelists provided alternatives on how this could be done.
The Warren County Board of Education held its April Worksession virtually. The board used Google Meet to meet virtually and the Technology staff streamed the meeting on Youtube using OBS software.
The large screen shows what the public is seeing on the live stream.
The flow of the meeting is operated by the computer and program that was operated from the Hawkins Education Center.
With the restrictions that are in place and the dangers of meeting in large groups, our district is taking advantage of meeting and receiving professional development using video conferencing. Check out a few examples of the webinars and meetings that have been done.