Managing your school’s budget can be a difficult task. Every dollar helps you improve the education being offered and helps you compete in the marketplace. But when you grow as a school, sometimes you face constraints in staffing and tools that can cause bottlenecks in your processes. The key to having successful education IT that helps you reach your goals may lie in the cloud. Here are a few ways technology can help you when you’ve outgrown your staff.
Unity with Tools
One of the simplest mechanisms for handling growth is by unifying tools across the board. Whether you choose Google for Education or something similar, you can ensure a technological knowledge that is shared among your entire staff. This means that when classrooms expand, your staff has the knowhow to make adjustments quickly and easily.
Make Collaboration Easier
One of the essential steps for growth in any school (or business, for that matter) is planning for maximized collaboration. By analyzing how your staff interacts with each other, you can eliminate bottlenecks in your workflow. Among administrative positions, this becomes extremely important, as hiccups in communication can lead to unnecessary time loss and missed opportunities to serve students.
Retarget Your Budget
Growing means getting a grip on your budget. Choosing the right technology program for your school can help you save in the long run. With cloud-based technology you move from capital expenses – that can take a huge hit when trying to staff for growth – to operating expenses, giving you more predictability in your budgeting. Likewise, moving to managed education IT services can shift the burden to the provider, giving your staff the ideal situation where they can focus on what’s most important: the students.
Growth, Without the Growing Pains
The goal of any school is to achieve growth that helps enrich the student experience. But that growth must be carefully considered. Adding new students should be an exciting, affirming statement to your institution. With the right technology in place, you can do so without the need for more manual processes and the addition of supportive staff that could greatly impact your bottom line.
The EaseTech Education IT Solution
The challenge is clear: to have technology and instruction function together in a way which positively complements the learning experience.
With managed education IT services, you get custom policies and procedures, technical planning and assessment, curriculum alignment and established education IT standards.
For two decades, we have been helping private and public education systems in the region integrate, deploy, manage and effectively incorporate technology into their curriculum goals. With a deep understanding of both technology and contemporary instructional environments, we help bridge the divide that can result from proper management and involvement of IT into the education system.
Regardless of where you are in the process of incorporating technology into your institution, be it planning, execution or IT management, EaseTech works with you to understand your challenges and achieve your objectives. Call us today for a consultation.