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UDA makes technology purchase

Teachers getting new Macbooks in $57K purchase

By Rob Wheary, Staff Writer • csrobwheary@gmail.com

LOYALTON – The Upper Dauphin Area School District has made a deal with Apple to provide new computers and set-top boxes to teachers to help them educate the students better.
At their meeting Dec. 6, the district’s school board approved a $57,862 purchase order from Apple to purchase new computers, Apple TV set-top boxes and a new program for educators.
“When we put this technology into our teacher’s hands, there’s no limit to what they can do for our students,” superintendent Evan Williams said.
The district will purchase 40 13-inch MacBook Air laptop computers, 32 32-GB Apple TV devices that can turn a TV into an iPad and all teacher to put images from the laptops onto their screen, a Mac Mini desktop computer and a MacBook Pro laptop computer, along with the JumpStart program and maintenance warranties.

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