2020 - 2021


2020 - 2021
ESU 06
   

Staff Development Services (84-002.05A)
Media Network
Professional Development and Networking for our school media specialists
New Teacher Training
Training & Networking for Educators New to Our School Districts
Instructional Materials Services (84-002.05C)
Technology (84-002.05B)
AVTECH Environmental Monitoring
ESU6 provides each district with an AVTech 3E and power sensor to monitor building power and alert key personnel when power has been lost.
Bandwidth Testing
Two iperf servers used to measure network throughput from districts to Lincoln and Milford. Periodic tests are run to proactively look for schools that are not receiving the bandwidth they are contracted for. We also have a server registered with speedtest.net to allow schools to test bandwidth from a browser.
Consulting
ESU6 will provide free consulting to assist districts with technology planning and direction. The consulting is free but any labor to implement a solution or troubleshoot an issue inside the district's firewall is considered a paid for service.
Dmarcian
A product used to implement proper dmarc, dkim and spf records to protect school domains from being spoofed. Allows the district to control who sends email on their behalf.
DNS Management
Consortium assists school districts with authoritative DNS management
Firewall Management
ESU6 will provide free assistance at the firewall to ensure district firewalls are full patched, proper implementation of firewall and port forwarding rules, assistance with public IP assignment, routing, backup internet connection configuration, DHCP relay, SNMP configuration, VLAN configuration, and user management at the firewall. All content filtering configurations are the responsibility of the district. ESU6 will assist with content filtering configuration and troubleshooting for an hourly fee.
FTP Backups
FTP backup allows schools to encrypt and backup critical school data such as administration files, accounting data, and PowerSchool backups to an offsite server hosted at ESU6.
Internet Access Service
Consortium pools dollars for purchase of internet bandwidth shared by 27 entities
IP Management
ESU6 manages all IP addresses and delagates assignments to area schools.
LAN Manager Meetings
ESU6 will host quarterly LAN Manager Meetings to disseminate best practices between districts, communicate technology updates, issues, and receive feedback from districts on what services are needed.
Logging
ESU6 supports a central repository of machine and system log data to enable quicker resolution of technical issues.
Moodle Hosting
ESU6 provides Moodle hosting for a fee each year
Non-Contracted Labor
ESU 6 will provide technology services for an hourly fee.
NTP (Time Services)
A network time server is maintained for services requiring a NTP server.
PRTG Network Monitor
PRTG is a network monitoring solution hosted by ESU6 that allows school personnel to monitor all network equipment from a web browser or remotely through a phone app. This software monitors all devices and services on the network and alerts key personnel of issues that need attention on the network.
Realtime Blacklist Monitoring
ESU6 actively monitors all public IPs assigned to each district for any additions to 117 real-time blacklists (RBLs). If any school has a public IP end up on a RBL list ESU6 staff will work with the district to clean up any infected machines that may have caused the RBL entry and will then work to remove the school’s public IP from each RBL.
ScreenConnect
ScreenConnect is a remote desktop software application hosted by ESU6 that allows support personnel remote viewing and control of devices from anywhere with an Internet connection. ScreenConnect also provides remote meeting capabilities.
Status Updates
ESU6 utilizes a status page to communicate scheduled maintenance windows and to notify districts when services are down or experiencing issues. Districts can register for an account and select what services they would like to receive notifications on.
Video Conferencing
Supports schools with video conferencing by hosting and managing Lifesize equipment and assisting with Zoom accounts, setup and training.
Virtual Server Hosting
ESU6 will host virtual Linux and Windows servers for school districts. Fees will be billed monthly based on actual usage. Hosted servers are backed up nightly to an offsite location.
Vulnerability Scanning
Consortium monitors all public IPs for security issues and works with school district to remedy the issues
WAN Support
ESU6 assists with technical issues between UPN and the school districts to help resolve outages and troubleshoot WAN related issues.
Student Services
Autism Spectrum Disorder Grant-SE
Grant to support staff and students with ASD in ESU's 4, 5, 6 & 18
Crisis Prevention & Intervention Training
Supports deescalation and possible restraint practices
Early Childhood Coach Consultant
Support Early Childhood Coaches with EC Initiatives
PEaK Project Facilitation
District training and consultation facilitated by PEak Project Manager to support MTSS implementation efforts
Planning Region Team
Grant to support early childhood child find and education
Project Search
Transition Program at York General Hospital
School Psychologist
School Psychologist B-21
SE Early Learning Connection Coordination
Coordination of early childhood training in ESU's 4, 5, 6 & 18
SE NE Regional Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Supports for students who are deaf & HOF B-21 with ESU's 4, 5 & 18
SE NE Regional Transition Grant
Grant to support transition activities in ESU's 4, 5,& 18
Services Coordination
Early Development Network Service Coordination B-3
Other Services