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HCISD Technology

Technology Work Order – Send an email to:



Useful Links:

Vendor Sign Up Form

Technology Committee

eRate 2021-22

District RFP's

iPhone-iPad Mail Setup

How to Add School Calendar to Apple Device

How to Add School Calendar to Android / Windows Mobile Device


​Chromebook Information

High School Laptop Rules – Click on Video and/or Certification below


Chromebook End of Life

Stolen Devices/Chromebooks​

  • Call or email Technology with the following information:
    • Student Name
    • Student Grade Level
  • Technology will look up the information and disable the Chromebook.
  • The employee or parent/guardian will be provided with the Chromebook information to contact the Hale Center Police Department to file a report.


NEW! - Get Remote Support!

Click here to install the support software on your computer.


Cybersecurity Training: Required for all Staff and Board of Trustees



HB3834 – Security Awareness Training

Staff Training Program – This is for all staff required annual trainings sessions.

Vector Training


Resources for Education
Apple Teacher
iPad User Guide
Stay Organized with Files App
Quickly access controls
Use Multitasking on your iPad
Use gestures on your iPad

iPad Accessibility Features for Reading
Google for Education YouTube Channel
Google For Education Teacher Center
Google Classroom 101
Adding Students in Google Classroom
Google Meet
Google Meet Quick Start 
Teach from Home Assistance
Google Parent’s Guide to Google Classroom – Spanish Version

Google Parent’s Guide to Google Classroom – English Version
Student’s Quick Guide to Google Classroom



Technology Bytes


Online Safety Resources


Stop Think Connect

Online Gaming TIps for Kids, Tweens, & Teens

Social Media Cybersecurity

Child Internet Safety – BrainPopJr.

Common Sense Media

Wait Until the 8th


Here are Internet/app safety tips via the U.S. Department of Justice:

  • Discuss internet safety and develop an online safety plan with children before they engage in online activity. Establish clear guidelines, teach children to spot red flags, and encourage children to have open communication with you.
  • Supervise young children’s use of the internet, including periodically checking their profiles and posts. Keep electronic devices in open, common areas of the home and consider setting time limits for their use.
  • Review games, apps, and social media sites before they are downloaded or used by children. Pay particular attention to apps and sites that feature end-to-end encryption, direct messaging, video chats, file uploads, and user anonymity, which are frequently relied upon by online child predators.
  • Adjust privacy settings and use parental controls for online games, apps, social medial sites, and electronic devices.
  • Tell children to avoid sharing personal information, photos, and videos online in public forums or with people they do not know in real life. Explain to your children that images posted online will be permanently on the internet.
  • Teach children about body safety and boundaries, including the importance of saying ‘no’ to inappropriate requests both in the physical world and the virtual world.
  • Be alert to potential signs of abuse, including changes in children’s use of electronic devices, attempts to conceal online activity, withdrawn behavior, angry outbursts, anxiety, and depression.
  • Encourage children to tell a parent, guardian, or other trusted adult if anyone asks them to engage in sexual activity or other inappropriate behavior.
  • Immediately report suspected online enticement or sexual exploitation of a child by calling 911, contacting the FBI at, or filing a report with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) at 1-800-843-5678 or



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