Smart School Bond Act

Smart School Investment Plan Update - October 23, 2017
Smart School Investment Plan - Phase I was approved by State Ed on January 13th, 2017.  As of October 23rd, 2017, the District has completed all proposed projects with the exception of final adjustments to the PA systems.  This remaining work should be complete in the next few weeks, thereby allowing us to submit to the State for reimbursement.  


Smart School Investment Plan Update - April 19, 2016
On April 11th, 2016, the Warrensburg Board of Education held a public hearing and approved Phase 1 of the Smart School Investment Plan.  The plan has been submitted to State Ed for review and the District hopes to receive approval in July.


Overview
WCS has been allocated $1.06 million by the State of New York under the Smart School Bond Act.  These funds are provided as a way to finance improved educational technology and infrastructure within the schools of the State.  WCS plans to use these funds in phases, based on priority and ability to manage projects.  Below you will find a summary of proposals for Phase I.  Links are provided for more detailed information.  Comments and questions are encouraged by emailing SmartSchools@wcsd.org

Allocations    
District:  $1,062,079  *Total State Allocated Funds
Phase I: $331,983  *Estimated costs for Phase I

Phase I Projects  Estimated Cost Summary (Detailed plan linked below.)
     
Infrastructure:  $197, 878 Expand wireless access to all classrooms and common use areas in district buildings.
Install cabling for expanded wireless.
Upgrade switching infrastructure to accommodate wireless.
Upgrade fiber cabling to support upgraded switching.
Increase Internet bandwidth provisioning from 40 Mbps to 80 Mbps.
     
Security:  $90,105 Upgrade public-address (PA) systems in district buildings, utilizing existing speakers and clocks where appropriate. 
Install security monitors in administrative areas.
     
Classroom Tech:  $44,000 Purchase Chromebook carts for use in classrooms. 
 


WCS Smart School Plan: Smart School Plan
*Detailed plan.  This is the official plan, once finalized, the District will submit to the State for approval.
Contact: SmartSchools@wcsd.org  



  






 

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