Technology Services The Oakridge Technology Services Department is provided by the Ottawa Area Information Technology Consortium (OAITC). Through regional collaboration, it promotes and facilitates the effective and efficient use of technology for instruction and administration throughout the OAITC local school districts of Oakridge, Hamilton, Holland, Spring Lake, Saugatuck, and the Ottawa Area ISD. Oakridge Chromebook/iPad Program As part of our continuing effort to provide a world-class education and integrate 21st century tools, concepts, and learning into our classroom experiences, Oakridge Public Schools issues all students in grades 7-12 a District provided Chromebook to bring to all classes, and, allow them (pending parent permission) to take them back and forth from home/school. Students in grades 1-6 have classroom Chromebook Carts with enough for every student. Students in Kindergarten have classroom sets of iPads. The Oakridge Chromebook Program helps to facilitate the following: Technology Literacy Collaboration and Global Thinking Effective Communication Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Flexibility and Adaptability Ethical Citizenship Personal Accountability Additionally, this program provides access to digital content both at home and at school whenever needed. More specific uses will be determined and communicated by classroom teachers. Handbook Please download the Oakridge Parent-Student Chromebook Handbook for additional information. Parent/Student Agreement All students/parents must complete the Parent-Student Chromebook Agreement (Signature Page) and return to the high school or middle school office before accepting their assigned Chromebook.