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Information, Communications & Technology Services

The ICTS department is located within CRLS:

459 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138
617.349.9360
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Vision Statement

The Information, Communication, Technology Services (ICTS) department is a collaboration among Library Media, Educational Technology, Media Arts, Web Services and Technical Services divisions. This department strives to support administration and teachers; inform parents; and to prepare students for lifelong learning, informed decision-making, a love of reading, and the use of information and communication technologies.

View the 2014-2017 Long Range Plan for ICTS (Updated August 2014)

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Library media specialists K-12 offer instruction and resources in print, audiovisual, and online formats to provide a foundation for using libraries and information resources in lifelong learning. The library program, in collaboration with classroom teachers, specialists, and staff, supports academic and recreational reading, the development of research and presentation skills integrating the use of technology, and media arts/video production. Cambridge school libraries also foster connections between the school community and local and global institutions for teaching and learning.

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The Educational Technology Department ensures that all students, teachers, administrators, and staff have access to and become proficient users of technology and that technology becomes a powerfully integrated and routinely used tool in the Cambridge Public Schools. It strives to make sure that these resources are used to enhance the delivery of instruction, to support all areas of the curriculum, and to support the educational needs of students, staff and community. The Educational Technology Department offers this support with skills-based and curriculum-integrated professional development opportunities, collaborative initiatives with other curriculum departments, and software and tools that are current and necessary for a 21st teaching and learning environment. 

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The Media Arts Studio is a fully equipped, state-of-the-art digital media production facility located on the CRLS campus. This award winning facility is home to Cambridge Educational Access TV (CEATV) and the Rindge School for Technical Arts - Media Technology Program.

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The Technical Services department supports and manages the CPS computer network. The Technical Services department works with every department in the district, as well as the City IT team to provide support on various technical platforms. They are also responsible for the technology from your desktop to the internet and everything in between.

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Maintains the visual identity of Cambridge Public School District on the World Wide Web. Our goal is to improve the delivery of public information and services through the use of our public facing web presence. We aim to support the district’s brand identity, promote efficient navigation, and generate accurate content in order to create a seamless online experience for all viewers.