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.
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.
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 works to integrate technology into the classroom.
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.
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.
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 Rights and Privacy Act are the two primary laws that affect the education data of students attending a Georgia public education school. Learn more...