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 Office of Technology Services

The Office of Technology Services offers a variety of services and state of the art technology​​​ for the State of Georgia's educational needs. Explore the different divisions below for more information. 


Data Collections​

The collection of student and staff data from all Georgia public schools required by state and federal law. Learn more...​​ 

Enterprise Systems and Applications​

Enterprise application services create and support tools for the agency to better serve student and district reporting and information across the state. SLDS and the Portal are two main components of Decision Applications and Financial services maintains, among others, PC Genesis and the Grants application. Collaboration both within the department of education and across multiple state agencies ensures data around student attendance, progress, and needs are met on a timely basis.​ Learn mor​e...


The Infrastructure group is responsible for the Data Center operations and maintenance; information security (policies, data, and user awareness); desk-side technical support for internal and external agency users; telecommunications; and technology procurement. Learn more..​.​

Instructional Technology​ 

Instructional Technology works to integrate technology into the classroom. Learn more... ​​

Georgia's Online Clearinghouse 

The Georgia Online Clearinghouse provides students and parent with information and access to high-quality academic and career-oriented courses through a variety of online providers. Click here to access Online Clearinghouse webpage.​​​​ 


CIO Meetings

​​ Bob Swiggum, Chief Information Officer for the Georgia Department of Education, conducts monthly meetings for Chief Information Officers through a live web conference for school district technology leaders.​ See more..​

3 Year Technology Plan

K-12 Networking Resource


Student Data Privacy

Laws affecting the privacy and security of education data in Georgia are featured on this page.  The Student Data Privacy, Accessibility and Transparency Act and the Family Educational R​ights and Privacy Act are the two primary laws that affect the education data of students attending a Georgia public education school.​ Learn more...


 Contact Information

Keith Osburn, Ed. D.
Chief Information Officer
Deputy Superintendent for Technology Services
Georgia Department of Education
​404-938-2950 (cell)​​​​

Technology Management Customer Support Center (Helpdesk)
Georgia Department of Education
Phone: (800) 869-1011​