176 episodes

A K12TechPro Podcast. This podcast is about trending K12 technology topics and issues. Josh, Chris, and Mark have real conversations, real arguments, and real banter on IT issues and trends in K12 Schools. Current and Past Sponsors: Absolute, HPE Aruba Networking, ClassLink, Eaton, Extreme Networks, Fortinet, Howard Technology Solutions, iDoc, Infoblox, INVZBL, Jupiter Education, K12TechPro, Managed Methods, MidwestTechTalk, NTP, Papercut, Provision Data Solutions, Pondurance, Prey, Rise Vision, Ruckus/Commscope, Scale Computing, SHI, StatusGator, SomethingCool.com, Tripp Lite, VIZOR

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    • 4.9 • 19 Ratings

A K12TechPro Podcast. This podcast is about trending K12 technology topics and issues. Josh, Chris, and Mark have real conversations, real arguments, and real banter on IT issues and trends in K12 Schools. Current and Past Sponsors: Absolute, HPE Aruba Networking, ClassLink, Eaton, Extreme Networks, Fortinet, Howard Technology Solutions, iDoc, Infoblox, INVZBL, Jupiter Education, K12TechPro, Managed Methods, MidwestTechTalk, NTP, Papercut, Provision Data Solutions, Pondurance, Prey, Rise Vision, Ruckus/Commscope, Scale Computing, SHI, StatusGator, SomethingCool.com, Tripp Lite, VIZOR

    Episode 170 - Under Construction Part 2 (New Logo/New Music)

    Episode 170 - Under Construction Part 2 (New Logo/New Music)

    The studio is still under construction, but we do have a new logo and music! The news room will return soon (and Mark too). And we're still making adjustments. Josh and Chris discuss Android versus Apple, third party patching options, garage doors and sprinkler systems on the school's wifi, and the FCC's cybersecurity pilot announcement (that the podcast and K12TechPro were cited in!).
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    NTP is helping K12TechPro with the Meetups.  Join us Virtually on August 7th and In-Person at Richmond, VA on September 20th.
    Extreme Networks - Email dmayer@extremenetworks.com
    Fortinet - Email fortinetpodcast@fortinet.com
    ManagedMethods - Check out managedmethods.com
    VIZOR - Do a demo and get a pod shirt/hoodie along with it.
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    Email us at k12techtalk@gmail.com
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    Music by Colt Ball
    Disclaimer: The views and work done by Josh, Chris, and Mark are solely their own and do not reflect the opinions or positions of sponsors or any respective employers or organizations associated with the guys. K12 Tech Talk itself does not endorse or validate the ideas, views, or statements expressed by Josh, Chris, and Mark's individual views and opinions are not representative of K12 Tech Talk. Furthermore, any references or mention of products, services, organizations, or individuals on K12 Tech Talk should not be considered as endorsements related to any employer or organization associated with the guys.

    • 30 min
    Episode 169 - Under Construction!!!

    Episode 169 - Under Construction!!!

    The studio is under construction! Josh and Chris talk about student cell phone usage and give a shout out to Jason at K12TechPro, they discuss the FCC's approval of the cybersecurity pilot, Microsoft ditching Flip, and Chris' Infinite Campus woes.
    NTP is helping K12TechPro with the Meetups.  Join us Virtually on August 7th and at Richmond, VA on September 20th.
    ClassLink - Check out classlink.com
    iDoc - Email dave@idocrepair.com for a quote!
    Extreme - Email dmayer@extremenetworks.com
    Fortinet - Email fortinetpodcast@fortinet.com

    • 31 min
    Episode 168 - Are Districts Ready for Enterprise AI Models?

    Episode 168 - Are Districts Ready for Enterprise AI Models?

    In the latest episode of the K12 Tech Talk Podcast, hosts Josh and Mark discuss the recent Klein ISD DDOS attack that disrupted STARR testing, leading to an 18-year-old student facing felony charges. They also delve into a Google Blog post about phishing tests and the adoption of a “fire drill” approach. The main topic of the episode focuses on Google, ChatGPT, and Microsoft Copilot at the enterprise level, exploring the details of each plan and considering their use for school districts.
    NTP - dwren@ntp-inc.com
    K12TechPro - Join the Community!
    iDoc - Email dave@idocrepair.com for a quote!
    ManagedMethods
    Extreme Networks - dmayer@extremenetworks.com
    Fortinet - fortinetpodcast@fortinet.com

    Oh, and...
    Email us at k12techtalk@gmail.com
    Tweet us err X us @k12techtalkpod
    Visit our LinkedIn page HERE

    • 33 min
    Episode 167 - Manifesting Your Dream Summer Break

    Episode 167 - Manifesting Your Dream Summer Break

    In the latest episode of the K12 Tech Talk Podcast, hosts Josh, Chris, and Mark discuss the new CISA reporting requirements, the details of the E-Rate cybersecurity pilot, and the rumored PowerSchool buyout by Bain Capital. They also address listener questions about Manifest V3 and summer school preparation.
    CISA reporting requirements (CIRCIA)
    Consortium for School Networking
    PowerSchool buyout by Bain Capital
    Manifest V3 information
    NTP - dwren@ntp-inc.com
    K12TechPro - Join the Community!iDoc - Email dave@idocrepair.com for a quoteVIZORClassLinkExtreme Networks - dmayer@extremenetworks.com

    Oh, and...
    Email us at k12techtalk@gmail.com
    Tweet us err X us @k12techtalkpod
    Visit our LinkedIn page HERE

    • 54 min
    Flashback to Episode 97: Scott Elder (Re-release)

    Flashback to Episode 97: Scott Elder (Re-release)

    This is a re-release episode! We sit down with Scott Elder, the Superintendent of Albuquerque Public Schools. We talk about the ransomware attack they experienced in January 2021.  This discussion is from the perspective of the Superintendent during the attack.  Scott is wildly candid and honest about the experience.
    iDoc
    ManagedMethods
    Extreme Networks
    Fortinet
    Oh, and...
    Email us at k12techtalk@gmail.com
    Tweet us err X us @k12techtalkpod
    Visit our LinkedIn page HERE

    • 56 min
    Episode 166 - Reflections on a Year with AI

    Episode 166 - Reflections on a Year with AI

    In the latest episode of the K12 Tech Talk Podcast, hosts Josh and Mark delve into the latest tech news, including the malicious hacker behind the Kaseya ransomware attack being jailed and the introduction of the Protecting Kids on Social Media Act and the Eyes on the Board Act. They also address listener emails about the proper disposal of old computer hard drives and the use of Google Takeout. The main topic explores the use (or misuse) of AI over the last year of school, discussing both positive changes as well as negative.
    Malicious hacker behind Kaseya ransomware attack jailed
    NTP
     
    VIZOR is still running their spring promotion offering techs that attend a VIZOR demo a free K-12 Tech Talk hoodie. https://www.vizor.cloud/k12techpro
     
    ClassLink... Check out classlink.com.
     
    Extreme Networks - email dmayer@extremenetworks.com
     
    Fortinet - email fortinetpodcast@fortinet.com
     

    Oh, and...
    Email us at k12techtalk@gmail.com
    Tweet us err X us @k12techtalkpod
    Visit our LinkedIn page HERE

    • 52 min

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