The Haverford School’s Information Technology Services staff
(The Tech Team) is dedicated to making current educational technologies
available to students, faculty and staff.
We support a campus wide Gigabit fiber-optic network with
wireless capability in all three divisions. We offer Internet access at the 100 Mb bandwidth level, and
Internet II video-conference equipment in a conference room or via a mobile
cart. Our servers support a campus
wide SIS database, networked software applications, home directories, and print
and scanning services for all employees. We have implemented a cloud solution for email, calendaring, and
document sharing. We offer telephone service from all classrooms, offices, and
mechanical spaces, and support mobile communication devices for the
administration and staff.
Each classroom is equipped with a phone, interactive
whiteboard, ceiling-mounted projector, speakers, and a computer for each
The Lower School has two computer labs, a PC netbook cart, and seven
student computers in each classroom. The Lower School Technology Coordinator is leading the faculty and
students on implementing a pilot program in mobile technologies using 20 iPads, 20
iTouches, syncing Macbooks, and multiple Flip cameras.
The Middle School has adopted a 1-to-1 student netbook program
in the 6th grade and Form I. Form II students have access to two laptop carts and are invited to
participate in a BYOD pilot program (Bring Your Own Device). The art and music classrooms are
equipped with iMacs for multimedia and music composition projects.
The Upper School has two computer labs: a computer lab
with 21 PCs in Severinghaus Library and the Art Department houses a multimedia lab with 16 iMacs. Faculty and students use the seven
mobile laptop carts for in-class work, and there are an additional 24 public
computers available for use in Severinghaus Library and the Upper School "Street." Students are
invited to bring their own devices to school as well.
The Tech Team also provides
technical support for staff and administration in their use of meeting rooms,
A/V equipment, application software, and communication devices.