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IT Standards

Hardware Standards for Desktop Computer

Windows Computers

Union Public Schools standard teacher computer system is a Dell Optiplex 760 Small Form Factor (SFF) with a 2 Duo Processor E7400 (2.8GHz, 3M Cache and 1066MHz FSB) with 3GB DDR2 of memory, a CDRW/DVD, 80 GB hard drive, a 256MB ATI Radeon video card with dual DVI/VGA and one TV out (S-Video) ports, a 19 in 1 Media Card Reader, A225 external speakers, a 17 inch Wide Screen Flat Panel Monitor and an Tripp Lite UPS. Each computer comes with a five (5) year warranty. Minimum networked teacher computer is a Dell Optiplex 260 with a Pentium IV 1.8 MHz.

The standard student computer system is a Dell Optiplex 760 Small Form Factor (SFF) with a 2 Duo Processor E7400 (2.8GHz, 3M Cache and 1066MHz FSB) with 3GB DDR2 of memory, a DVD, 80 GB hard drive, onboard video, internal speakers, a 17 inch Wide Screen Flat Panel Monitor. All computers are ordered with a five (5) year warranty. The minimum networked student computer is a Pentium III 933 MHz.

Macintosh Computers

Apple Computers is the only vender for Macintosh computers and so provides the default standard for the district. The Macintosh G5 is the current standard computer model. Minimum networked Macintosh computer is a G3 or an iMac..

 

Software Standards for Desktop Computers

Operating Systems

Microsoft® Windows XP operating system is the standard. A few computers are using Microsoft® Vista Business or Vista Ultimate in special circumstances.

Union's servers use Microsoft® Windows 2003 and 2008 Server with Active Directory and Active Desktop on networked desktop computers.

All networked Power Macintosh computers use OS 9.1 or higher.

Applications

Microsoft® Office XP (2002) Professional for Windows and Microsoft® Office 2001 for Macintosh are the standard application programs for teacher and student computers. Union Public Schools has used Microsoft’s Select licensing programs to keep costs at a reasonable level.

All teacher computers come standard with Microsoft® Publisher 2002, Microsoft Picture It, Inspiration and/or Kidspiration software.

Student Management

Crosspointe, a web browser based program, is used for the management of student data.

Media Centers

Destiny from Follett Software is the standard library automation software.

IBM I5 Access

Union utilizes an IBM model I5 for finance and human resources. The standard terminal emulation is Reflections from WRQ, Inc.

E-mail System

Microsoft® Exchange 2007 Server is used with Microsoft® Outlook 2002 as the email client on the desktop.

Internet Browser

The district has standardized on Microsoft® Internet Explorer 11 and Google Chrome 

Transportation

The district's bus routing software is VersaTrans.

VersaTrans Solutions software will enable the district to efficiently route its bus riders, plan school district boundaries, perform “what if” analysis and financial impact studies surrounding bell times, etc. This software will also allow us to schedule and track fleet maintenance reports, generate a cost analysis, and enable us to track activity trips more efficiently.

Child Nutrition

WinSNAP is the district's cafeteria software. All lunch money collections are tracked in this system.

Special Services

SEAS is standardized Special Services software. SEAS, a web based software, is a system that manages both Federal and State data in Special Education.

Operations

TMA is the district's maintenance and work order tracking software. 

Technology

TrackIt is used as a work order system by the Technology Department

District Announcements

United Way Campaign

Once again, September will be a “Month of Giving” at Union Public Schools. We appreciate the generosity of Union students, families, teachers and staff as we raise funds for the 59 partner agencies of the Tulsa Area United Way. Thank you for joining in the fun as we support the United Way’s mission of uniting people and resources to improve lives and build a stronger community.

September is School Attendance Awareness Month

School spirit is a commitment. It requires that you be here, body and soul. Without a strong base, the pyramid falls apart. It’s the same in life. Going to class every day is important. Ten unexcused absences cancel your performance. Absence is the spirit-killer. A crowd-pleasing routine is more than just showing up . . . but it’s a great place to start. #UBeThere #ReptheU

School Attendance

New website

Union Public Schools has a new website! We are pleased to work with our new provider Gabbart Communications. While it is a brand-new website, we have purposely designed it to be familiar. So most items will be found in the places in which you are accustomed to finding them. We are continuing to refine the site and more features, such as video, are coming. If you have a comment, please email us.

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Union Public Schools
8506 E. 61st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
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