Technology Services Department

The Technology Services Department provides technical support services for all staff and students. We maintain over 4,000 computers, 600 televisions, 1500 telephones, 200 software programs and applications, and thousands of miles of fiber optics and copper wire to keep us all connected.

The Help Desk is available to employees from 6:30am - 5:00pm on school days (7:00am - 4:00pm summer) by dialing HELP (x4357). From outside the district, call 248.684.8173.

Open a Work Order:

Email the Help Desk or fill out a Service Request Form External Link.

Password Reset:

If your password is about to expire, please visit https://pss.hvs.orgExternal Linkand change your password today. This will sync and update your ldap accounts (skyward, gmail etc). See below for instructions on how to do this.

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New Technology Helps All Students Learn

Huron Valley Schools is committed to providing 21st Century learning environments for all our students. Here is a quick update on the latest technology initiatives around the Huron Valley Schools...

21st Century Skills

Huron Valley Schools rolled out an exciting and innovative program this year called 21st Century Skills. 21st Century Skills is a class designed for all sixth and seventh grade students. In a technology rich environment, these classes focus on the 4 C's: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication and Collaboration. Next year an elective 8th grade course will also be offered allowing students to further explore areas of particular interest to them.

21st Century Skills Prezi 2015 External Link

New Technology Equipment

With support from our community, funds from the 2009 Bond have been used to ensure all of our 21st Century classrooms are state-of-the-art with SMART Boards, laptops, digital cameras, and SMART Response Systems. In addition, we installed new computers at the elementary and middle schools. We have also installed new SMART Boards, document cameras and projectors throughout the schools. This summer we will be purchasing tablet computers including iPads, Kindles and Nooks to be used by students in elementary, middle school and high school as part of a program to evaluate these technologies.

Technology Integration Team

This year, we provided additional technology support with Technology Mentors at the elementary and Technology Integrators at the Middle Schools. The focus of the Technology Integration Program is having participants experience how technology can serve as a catalyst in the learning process regardless of the content area. For teachers, the experience is a process that can be directly applied to their lessons with a project-based, student-driven curriculum. The Technology Mentors and Integrators facilitate this process.

Visit our Technology Integration page for examples of how teachers are integrating technology throughout Huron Valley Schools.

Huron Valley Schools... inspiring and building futures, one student at a time.

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Contact Information

Administration Building

2390 S. Milford Rd.
Highland, MI 48357
Phone: (248) 684-8000
Fax: (248) 684-8235
Name Position
John Tavernier Executive Director of Technology
Dawn Cruz Supervisor of Information Systems & Pupil Personnel
Derek Baad Instructional Technology Coordinator
Cindy Rakocy Instructional Data Coordinator
Cindy Housel Pupil Accountant
Scott Endicott Application Specialist
Stephanie Anderson Network Engineer
Phyllis Acree Secretary
Jill Burnett Secretary
Maia Day Secretary
Mark Pierce System Specialist
Chad Cook Technology Service & Support Technician
Gerry Perrett Technology Service & Support Technician
Alex Woods Technology Service & Support Technician

Lakeland High

1630 Bogie Lake Rd
White Lake, MI 48383
Phone: (248) 676-8320
Fax: (248) 676-8382
Name Position
Jean Dukic Media Service & Support Technician

Milford High

2380 S Milford Rd
Highland, MI 48357
Phone: (248) 684-8091
Fax: (248) 684-8094
Name Position
Allison Dailey Media Service & Support Technician