Technology


Contact Information

Ed Olson
edward.olson@wyo.gov

Technology is an everyday component to our everyday lives. In order to survive in the world of today and tomorrow, global citizens rely on the technology tool to assist us meet the demands laid before us. Our task as educators is to provide the skills, access, infrastructure and learning opportunities for our students to succeed in a demanding technology-rich environment.

State Technology Plan

In accordance with Part D – Enhancing Education Through Technology of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), Section 2413(a): “To be eligible to receive a grant under this subpart, a State educational agency shall submit to the Secretary, at such time and in such manner as the Secretary may specify, an application containing a new or updated statewide long-range strategic educational technology plan (which shall address the educational technology needs of local educational agencies) and such other information as the Secretary may reasonably require.”


Distance Education

The Wyoming Equality Network (WEN) is an extensive wide area network (WAN) that provides data connectivity to every school in the state of Wyoming.
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Wyoming Switchboard Network

The Wyoming Switchboard Network is a collection of distance education providers that deliver coursework to K-12 students.
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E-Rate

The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund makes discounts available to eligible schools and libraries for telecommunication services, Internet access, and internal connections.
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How to Join the Wyoming Switchboard Network

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