Technology Systems & Operations
The Technology Systems and Operations Program provides training to Broward County Public Schools employees. Training covers an array of applications and technology skills needed to utilize and maintain digital tools, digital strategies, and technology resources to help school and district personnel perform at their best in supporting student achievement and meeting the district’s strategic technology goals. Some of these areas include:
- Microtech training is geared toward training site-based support staff to maintain their sites according to BCPS standards and assisting them in becoming self-sufficient. IT security requires that staff be appointed by site-based administrators in technology roles in SAP Corporate Functions. Staff must be in the role and attend training to be granted administrative access to systems. Training prepares the designee to maintain the systems deployed at their site and to assist staff and students with technology to increase student achievement as well as improve job performance.
- SAP/BRITE training is geared toward training site-based staff in the various SAP roles. IT security requires that staff be appointed by site-based administrators in these roles. Staff must be in the role and attend training to be granted administrative access to SAP. This training prepares the designee to successfully use the system to process Budget, HR, Finance, Payroll and Procurement transactions.
- TERMS training is geared toward training site-based IMT/IMS/Guidance and Administrative staff who use the Student Information System. This training prepares staff to successfully use the system to enter/edit student and teacher data, class schedules, run and analyze FTE reports, and submit DOE Surveys and Reports.
The vision of the IT department is to utilize technology to enable learning for all – any time, any place. Additional technology classes are offered for those who are not in designated roles but want to improve technology skills, thereby enhancing their job performance or increasing their earning capacity. This training includes operating systems and productivity apps.