North Andover High School Campus Wireless Infrastructure Project

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Presentation by Superintendent Christopher Hottel to the North Andover Finance Committee for the Capital Improvement Plan request for Campus Wide Wireless Infrastructure at North Andover High School.

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North Andover High School Campus Wireless Infrastructure Project

  1. 1. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment NAHS Campus Wide High Density Wireless Infrastructure Project 3/25/2012 1
  2. 2. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment Milestones for campus wide electronic teaching and learning environment ◦ Network infrastructure and internet access √ ◦ Robust, high-density, managed wireless infrastructure ◦ 1:1 device for every student and teacher ◦ Educational software—much of which is free ◦ Professional development and training for teachers 3/25/2012 2
  3. 3. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment Current Wireless Device Placement for the first floor The Wireless Access Placement is represented by the Green Dot ( )12 devices total 3/25/2012 3
  4. 4. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment Strategic Placement of Wireless Access Points to achieve High Density Coverage for the first floor 3/25/2012 4
  5. 5. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment High Density Coverage Heat Map of NAHS ◦ Expected Data Throughput Transmission Rates 3/25/2012 5
  6. 6. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment Benefits of Campus Wireless Network ◦ Mobility: work, learn and study anywhere, anytime ◦ Real-time access to information anywhere ◦ Real-time collaboration ◦ Flexibility, convenience and simplicity ◦ Strategic deployment ◦ Ease of management 3/25/2012 6
  7. 7. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment Benefits of Campus Wireless Network–Students ◦ Access to resources and class materials 24/7 ◦ Self-paced instruction for personal mastery ◦ Immediate feedback from teachers ◦ Modern, flexible, personalized tool set ◦ Access to free, shared resources such as Khan Academy and Google Docs ◦ Collaborative work and study ◦ Capability to produce multi-media projects ◦ Cloud repository for student work accessible anywhere, anytime 3/25/2012 7
  8. 8. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment Benefits of Campus Wireless Network–Teachers ◦ New teaching and learning opportunities  ―Flipped‖ classrooms with podcasts online  Project-based, multi-discipline courses with collaboration ◦ Improved capability for near real-time assessment  Real-time tests in class  Assessments online enhance data analysis ◦ Improved productivity as mentors  Differentiated instruction  Monitor individual student progress online 3/25/2012 8
  9. 9. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment Benefits of Campus Wireless Network–Parents ◦ Monitor student progress 24/7 ◦ Help students with homework  Watch online podcasts at home  Access class materials and student work online ◦ Follow progress of curriculum Benefits of Campus Wide Network–Administrators ◦ Cost savings with e-textbooks ◦ Improved teacher productivity ◦ Expanded curriculum opportunities 3/25/2012 9
  10. 10. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment Requirements for creating a campus robust, high- density, managed wireless infrastructure 1. Wireless Connection Devices: Access Points with internal and external antennas [109 needed for NAHS] 2. Wireless Network Management: Controller Switch to manage up to 500 Access Points [system wide] 3. Management Maintenance Support 4. Management Switches: Physical Connectivity with Controller 5. Software Installation: Site design and programming 6. Hardware Installation: Wiring and Mounting 3/25/2012 10
  11. 11. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment Costs for NAHS Wireless InfrastructureCIP Components Cisco Meru Aruba Cost RangeWireless Access Points 109 109 109 $75,000-$85,000System-wide Controller 1 1 1 $23,000-$50,000Switch w/ 500 LicensesSupport 1-Year [annual] 1 1 1 $7,000-$8,000Network Switches 3 3 3 $23,500Installation N.A. 1 N.A. $0-$32,000Total $128,500- $198,500 3/25/2012 11
  12. 12. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment Comparable High-Density High School Implementations Rooms Users AP’s Sq. FT Cost Bedford 220,000 80 930 125 $178,255 Burlington 360,000 100 1,200 104 $106,000 Haverhill 360,000 142 2,000 190 $176,133 N.A. 300,000 120 1,500 109 $165,000 Comparable Low-Density High School Sq. FT Rooms Users AP’s Cost Implementations Beverly 252,000 100 1,375 80 $71,302 Reading 375,000 130 1,395 22 $88,000 3/25/2012 12
  13. 13. North Andover SchoolsCampus Educational LearningEnvironment Next Steps ◦ Wireless Infrastructure at NAMS and 5 elementary schools [$127,000]  Included in FY14 CIP Request ◦ Leasing of teacher computers with refreshment schedule  Funding proposed through combination of operating budget with educational foundation and other revenue ◦ Lease-to-purchase of devices for students  Funding to be sought through parent purchase options ◦ BYOD [Bring Your Own Device] 3/25/2012 13

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