Educational Technology Resources

Published: 7/25/2013 4:18 PM

 

KEN (Kentucky Education Network)

  • Customer:  All School District, KDE
  • Description: KEN lays a foundation to create opportunities and to retain graduates in Kentucky.   Key features of KEN include equity in terms of cost, geographic availability, access, and support of all learning styles, immediate availability, support of audio and video-intense learning and research opportunities, scalable and adaptable network design that easily supports future growth and 24x7 network availability and support.  
  • More Information:  Tim Sizemore 502-564-2020 x 2222

Encyclomedia

  • Customer: All School District, KDE
  • Description:  KET EncycloMedia is a Internet-based comprehensive learning service offered free to Kentucky public schools. It is result of a partnership between Kentucky Education Television and the Kentucky Department of Education.  It offers teachers and students more than 4,000 videos, 40,000 video clips, and thousands of digital images, all searchable by key word, content area, grade level, and Kentucky academic standards.
  • More Information: KET Encyclomedia

 

Thinkfinity Kentucky (Formerly MarcoPolo)

  • Customer:  All School Districts, KDE
  • Description:  Thinkfinity Kentucky is a partnership with Verizon Foundation and the Kentucky Department of Education. The goal is to develop a statewide network of professional development providers through the implementation of Thinkfinity.org which provides standards-based online educational resources. The purpose is to help meet the instructional needs of teachers through top notch content and effective professional development to support student learning and achievement.
  • More Information:  Thinkfinity Kentucky

 

Virtual Library Service

  • Customer:  All School Districts, KDE
  • Description: The Kentucky Virtual Library (KVL) was formed to give all Kentuckians equitable access to quality library and information resources as well as meet broad needs for learning, working and living. The K-12 "branch" of the library offers resources for Kentucky's students.
  • More Information: The Kentucky Virtual Library (KVL)

 

Internet Access

  • Customer:  All School Districts, KDE
  • Description: This service provides KETS staff and students with access to the Internet.  KETSVIEW measures network traffic and administers various charges according to business rules set up for different user categories and traffic sources.  The service is automatically available to all KETS staff upon commencement of employment and students upon enrolment at school.
  • Service Hours: 24 hours a day, Seven days a week, excluding scheduled maintenance windows via internet access is available via any computer connected to the network.
  • Associated Fees: N/A
  • Contact Information:

 

Phone (Toll Free): 1-866-538-7435
Phone: 502-564-2002
Fax: 502-564-4695

 

 

KSIS (Kentucky Student Information System)

  • Customer:  All School Districts
  • Description: A statewide Student Information System to manage student data, plan for educational programs, monitor student performance, and comply with state and federal reporting requirements.  OET provides Infrastructure support to the Infinite Campus system.   Vendor support is provided through Infinite Campus.
  • Service Hours: 7:30 – 6:00pm EST
  • Associated Fees: N/A
  • Contact Information: KETS Service Desk
Contact an OET Infrastructure staff member through KETS helpdesk.
 
Phone (Toll Free): 1-866-538-7435
Phone: 502-564-2002
Fax: 502-564-4695
 

Financial Systems (MUNIS)

  • Customer:  All School Districts
  • Description: MUNIS is the financial software package used in all 174 public Kentucky School Districts. Instructions, standards and explanations to provide consistent reporting of required school district financial information are provided.  There are also links to other associated sources.  The School Districts use these services when issues occur at the district involving Kentucky specific enhancements to MUNIS.
  • Service Hours: 7:30 – 6:00pm EST
  • Associated Fees: N/A
  • Contact Information: KETS Service Desk
Reach a MUNIS Support Staff by contacting the KETS Service Desk.
 
Phone (Toll Free): 1-866-538-7435
Phone: 502-564-2002
Fax: 502-564-4695
 

Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP)

  • Customer:  All School Districts
  • Description: The Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP™) is a project-based learning program that empowers students in grades P-12 to use technology to learn and achieve.
  • Service Hours: 7:00 - 4:00pm EST
  • Associated Fees: N/A
  • Contact Information:
Jeff Sebulsky, STLP Coordinator
Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP™)
Kentucky Department of Education
Office of Education Technology
15 Fountain Place
Frankfort, KY  40601
Office:  (502) 564-2020 ext. 2236
jeff.sebulsky@education.ky.gov
 
 
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Matt Jury
Office of Knowledge, Information and Data Services
Division of Operations and Services
15 Fountain Place
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2020 ext. 2404
Fax (502) 564-1519