2018

2018

April 21, 2020
Eighteen member Information Technology Centers serve over 1.4 million students in 700 school districts, career centers, community schools, and educational service centers. Virtually all of Ohio schools carry several times the national standard of 100 kilobits per student (the rare..Read More
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2016

April 21, 2020
The structure of the Management Council board is expanded to include representation from each of the ITCs.
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2012-2013

April 21, 2020
ODE and the Management Council worked to upgrade the original 1Gb ITC mid-mile connections to their current 10Gb capacity.
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2015

April 21, 2020
Geoff Andrews is hired as Chief Executive Officer of the Management Council.
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2005

April 21, 2020
The Management Council coordinates ISP purchasing for ITCs.
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2005

April 21, 2020
New Ohio Administrative Code rules were adopted to rename DA Sites to “Information Technology Centers” (ITCs). This new name better recognized their role in providing technology shared services to Ohio’s schools.
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2004-2006

April 21, 2020
The ITCs, OARnet, ODE and the Management Council embarked on a private statewide, fiber-based backbone that would serve K-12, Higher Ed, and eventually state agencies. During this time the initial OC-3/1Gb mid-mile backbone to the ITCs was created.
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1999-2001

April 21, 2020
A partnership between Ohio SchoolNet, the Ohio Board of Regents, the Ohio Academic Research Network (OARnet), the Department of Education, DA-Sites, and the Management Council collectively launch a major initiative to upgrade connectivity for Ohio Schools. Ohio leads the nation..Read More
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1998

April 21, 2020
The structure and purpose of the Management Council is revamped by the DA-Sites.  Bruce Hawkins is hired as the first full-time Chief Executive Officer of the Management Council.
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1993

April 21, 2020
The Management Council and member DA-Sites launch the INFOhio Library Automation project. The largest library computerization project in the world had begun.
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