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The Averill Park Central School District held a Board of Education meeting on February 8, 2021 to discuss the plan to use Smart Schools Bond Act grant funds. A 30-day review of the plan is underway. 

The Smart Schools Bond Act allocated $2.16 million to the District for technology and security enhancements. Phase 1 purchases totalled $1,085,055 and included:

  • Replacement of switches, including cabling, UPS
  • Wireless access points, including installation, licensing, cables
  • Distance Learning at AMS
  • Design and management costs, contingency

Phase 2 spending totalled $925,300 and included:

  • Security enhancements
  • Cameras and lighting

Phase 3 spending is expected to total $150,452 and includes:

  • Chromebooks for elementary school (583 total)
  • Provide 1:1 in each of our classrooms in grades 2-4
  • Private school allocation

For a slide presentation, click here.

Questions and comments regarding APCSD Phase 3 Smart Schools Investment Plan may be directed to primeaul@apcsd.org