How to Secure Your District's Tech Investment

Klein ISD’s Laptop Tracking Secret How to Secure Your District's Tech Investment  Brought to you by  xxx xxx Wednesday March 18, 2009 at 1 00 pm PST 4 00 pm EST Click here to register for this free event If your school
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Wednesday March 18, 2009 at 1:00 pm PST / 4:00 pm EST

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If your school district is investing in student laptops, this webinar will help you solve the most critical security and accountability challenges. Laptop theft is rampant in schools. Keeping inventory is nearly impossible when laptops are on the move. In this free webinar, Klein ISD’s Chief Technology Officer will explain how she faced these challenges and why she believes a laptop tracking solution is a must-have for any 1:1 computing program.

With 37 schools and a growth rate of 16% per year, Klein decided to equip over 6,000 students with tablet PCs protected by Computrace from Absolute Software. Using the tamper-resistant tracking technology, Klein ISD has saved countless dollars preventing theft and managing its PC inventory across several schools.

Learn how one of America’s leading school districts:
- Instantly inventories all of their tablet PCs whether at school or elsewhere
- Tracks and recovers stolen computers
- Detects unauthorized software and student hardware tampering
- Effectively plans for new computer and software license purchases

Presenters:

• Karen D. Fuller, Chief Technology Officer, Klein Independent School District
• Geoff Glave, Product Manager, Absolute Software

Karen Fuller is the Chief Technology Officer for Klein Independent School District. She's been in K-12 education for 17 years and began as a classroom teacher teaching Micro Computer App on Apple 2e's, Diboll ISD, became the Technology Coordinator for Diboll ISD. She then moved to become the Technology Manager for ESC VII, in Kilgore, Texas. In 2004, she became the District Technology Trainer and then the Director of Technology in Marshall ISD and in 2006 became the Director of Information Technology for Klein ISD. She's also designed, implemented, and supported campus LAN’s, district WAN’s, and Regional Networks. She's conducted workshops on technology integration, grant writing, supporting district hardware and software, and technology planning. Also, she has worked with districts on implementing wireless, VOiP, and distance learning networks, and served on state committees for developing hardware standards and teacher standards in technology.

Geoff Glave is a leading Product Manager and resident subject matter expert with Absolute Software. He plays a key role in steering business requirements into products and feature sets that define Absolute’s application while working with Absolute’s customer-facing and development teams. Geoff has worked in software product management for 15 years. Prior to joining Absolute, Geoff developed administrative tools with a Fortune-1000 eLearning company. and designed asset management software for ski resorts to track inventory and automate daily operations.

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