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School Technology

Technology Purchasing

Discounts on Educational Technology

Low-Cost Internet for Low-Income Families

Contact Information

K-20 Network

The K-20 Educational Network is a high-speed, high-capacity network that connects colleges, universities, K-12 school districts and libraries across Washington state.

Federal Connectivity Programs

Review federal programs that provide funding for internet and device access for students, teachers, and families (dependent on the program).

Computers 4 Kids

Computers that have completed their state service are available to needy public schools across Washington. Waiting list for refurbished computers

Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship

Media literacy and digital citizenship are overlapping content areas that should be integrated into every subject taught in today’s classrooms. The standards associated with media literacy lead students to think critically about the messages they consume and create through a variety of forms of communication. Those associated with digital citizenship enable students to use technology in ways that are safe, responsible, ethical, and kind.

Free Software

We have license agreements for GIS mapping software and SketchUp Pro, a 3D modeling program. For 2019-2020, there will be grants available to develop Media Literacy curricular resources.

Best Technology Practices for Districts

Technology has a unique role to play as innovation and economic hardship transform teaching, learning and education management. With its limitless versatility, educational reach and proven ability to boost productivity, technology has become necessary infrastructure in every district office and classroom.

State Technology Survey

The State Technology Survey is conducted to get current data on the state of tech integration across Washington’s public schools. Available through the state’s longitudinal data system, this important dataset supports educational technology programming at the school, district, and state levels.