2013 Winner Profile

Fairfax County Public Schools

Project Description:
The Fairfax County Public Schools' bring-your-own-device initiative promotes and supports the use of student-owned devices, (laptops, netbooks, tablets and smartphones) to increase student access to online instructional resources. Providing access to the school system's wireless network and internal instructional resources allows for increased creativity, communication and instructional innovation in classrooms. With teacher approval and after students have registered their devices, students may use their own devices to access online resources and collaborate with other students.
Project type:
Enterprise Architecture, Mobile or Wireless
Business Functions:
Customer Service or Support
Business Goal:
Social Impact
CIO:
Maribeth Luftglass, CIO & Assistant Superintendent of the Department of IT
CEO:
Karen Garza, Division Superintendent
Headquarters:
Falls Church, Va.
Industry:
Education or Nonprofit
Revenue (2012):
$2.4 billion
Website:
www.fcps.edu
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