KS Ed Tech Conference…Reserve these dates: June 9-10, 2008

Please mark your calendars for the KS Ed Tech Conference: Kūkulu Kaiaulu 2008 which will be held June 9-10 on Oahu. Will Richardson will be one of our featured presenters. Will is “Learner in Chief” at Connective Learning and the author of the recently released Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms published by Corwin Press. If you’ve never heard Will present before, you won’t want to miss this oportunity to hear one of the foremost experts in the area of blogs, wikis and podcasts.  Please check back in January for more information about the conference. Please contact Dean Tomita if you have any questions.

ETS-AV Overview

The Audio Visual Department, located on the Kapalama Campus, provides AV services to all education programs at KS. Services include maintaining the AV inventory, setting AV standards, repair and maintenance of AV equipment, and setup of AV equipment at various KS functions.

The AV Team:

David Tome, AV Supervisor
Jeep Briones, AV Technician
Al Harada, AV Technician

ETS-ITS Overview

Welcome to our Instructional Technology Services (ITS) blog. Here you will find current instructional technology news and information, including links to innovative technology-mediated projects, our bi-monthly TechNotes newsletter, and the ITS Top Ten list.

Please be sure to visit our online TechNotes newsletter where you can read about current trends in instructional technology, find useful tech tips and tricks, and learn how KS teachers’ innovative approaches to integrating technology in the curriculum are making student-centered learning exciting, engaging, relevant and meaningful.

Your Instructional Technology Services Team

2007 ITS Team

Alan Tamayose, Instructional Technology Specialist (elementary school)
Cy Reyes, Instructional Technology Specialist (high school)
Darrin Sato, Instructional Technology Manager
Don Kroessig, Instructional Technology Specialist (middle school)
Liz Castillo, Instructional Technology Resource Teacher (7th Grade)
Mimi Wong, Instructional Technology Specialist (special assignment)

Our Commitment
ITS is committed to providing innovative and research-based instructional technology integration solutions and strategies to the Kamehameha learning community, particularly our administration, faculty and students, through collaborative professional development opportunities. In addition to supporting the Hawaii, Kapālama and Maui campuses, ITS is responsible for providing technology integration support to the Community Education Implementation Unit (CEI), which includes the Community-based Early Childhood Education (CBECE) division and its preschools throughout the state.

Our ability to service and communicate with a diverse learning community is greatly leveraged by the use of digital video and video conferencing technologies. Our goals and objectives are based on the premise that the positive impact of technology on teaching and learning can effectively be achieved with proper support paradigms and thoughtful technology planning.

ETS-Ops Oveview

Welcome to the ETS-OPS Team area where you will find up-to-date information on education web, SASI and other education technology related operational activities.

The ETS-OPS Team:

Chris Gilding, ETS Operations Manager
Darrell Kim, Senior Systems Analyst
Gary Suehisa, Systems Analyst
Mike Thomas, Systems Analyst

Education Technology Services BLOG

Education Technology Services (ETS), a division of the Education Support Services Group, firmly believes and supports the vision, mission and guiding principals as stated in the KS-Wide Education Technology Plan. ETS provides service to the Education Group in the areas of AV, instructional technology and education technology operations. Click here to view an organizational chart of ETS. For more information of each department’s services, please click on the links located at the top of the page.