Operational Technology and Telecommunications
The Operational Technology and Telecommunications (OTT) Department provides networking, security, telecommunications, wiring, and technical support for the Atlanta Public Schools (APS).
OTT furnishes support services to over 8,000 faculty and staff members. Services range from installing and repairing telephones, maintaining network connectivity, providing spam and virus filtering, providing a safe and secure networking environment, to server setup and configuration, desktop computer setup and configuration, and troubleshooting computer problems. OTT supports all of the academic computer labs and classroom computers which provide technology access to over 47,000 students throughout the Atlanta Public Schools System.
OTT Operations Team
This team manages all tasks associated with the maintenance and restoration of District and Data Center hardware, operating systems, databases, and workstations. The team also provides production support for operational tasks for various departments within the District. They provide the coordination of all IT infrastructures as they relate to the current Data Center and school platforms.
OTT Network Team
This team manages all tasks associated with the maintenance and restoration of the APS Email, Network (LAN/WAN), Security, and Voice platforms. They monitor the infrastructure and ensure that any issues are properly addressed and corrected.
Lawson Software is the enterprise application used for to manage our district's business operations including:
School Nutrition Services
Horizon Software manages the School Nutrition program including student free/reduced lunch eligibility and purchases. The software also facilitates meal planning and inventory management for our Cafeteria Managers. The student data in Horizon is automatically transferred from our student information system.
INsight is the district's instructional management system, designed to provide a comprehensive
view of student data and performance indicators (demographic, achievement, and other) to support instruction in assessing performance, analyzing trends, and differentiating instruction…to maximize student achievement