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Intro to Networks/VLANs

Date/Time
November 3
1:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Strand
Technology Infrastructure
Audience
Technology Leaders/Support

Educational technology staff often wear many hats, and one of those hats is “Network Admin”. Without formal training or years of experience, it’s hard to wrap your head around the various network protocols, equipment, and best practices. This session will give a broad overview of basic network infrastructure, how to lay out your IP Scheme, best practices from years of experience, and tips/tricks learned along the way.

This session is intended for Technology Staff. It is not curriculum/instructional based. It would be valuable for teachers and non-technology admin to have a basic understanding of “how everything connects”.

Presenter
Eric Nush
Eric Nush
Director of Technology, Homer School District 33C

Eric Nush joined Homer School District 33C in 2019 as their Director of Technology. He has a long history of professional work in Educational Technology. Previously he worked as the Network Administrator at Palos School District 118, and in the Technology Department at Lincoln-Way High School District 210. Mr. Nush has been requested to speak and lead workshops at many Technology Conferences. Over the past few years he has presented numerous sessions at BrainStorm K20, the Illinois Education and Technology Conference (IETC), and the Illinois Digital Educators Alliance (IDEA, formerly ICE). He has also attended workshops with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN). He received his degree from Lewis University. Mr. Nush lives in Lockport, IL with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children: Caden, Jordan, and Aria.