Monday, October 12, 2015

Student Tech Team Thoughts

I am really excited that the Righetti Student Tech Team is off an running. Now that I have been successful at recruiting I need to get some structure and organization underneath me. 

Perks for the kids for participating and helping other kids are pretty good; they get community service hours, lunch, and also registration in the Microsoft IT Academy where they can get certified in their proficiency of Microsoft software products. Each kid sees the perks a bit differently depending on their own goals. Some are really excited about the Microsoft Academy Certifications that they can use moving forward into higher education or job searches, some are planning on racking up their Community Service Hours to use on their College applications, and others are just happy about free lunch once a week. 

I need a plan for when kids come in for help. I need to organize my team members into small groups:
1. review and assess - figure out what a problem may be 
2. reset/set up and account issues
3. small technical problems
4. accessing their email/Office 365 account and downloading Office 2013
5. helpful hints

We will create a traffic flow for people coming in and going out starting with the review and assess table to assign the student to go to the next table. 

I need a sign regarding liability and a google form for students to check in. 

Next step is fundraising. 

I think it is crazy that we handed out electronics with no protections. Just crazy. I found a reasonable sleeve that we can customize with our own pictures and sell to students. I just have to figure out if we think we can sell enough to have enough money to not have to fundraise again. I do not want to be a frequent fundraiser. We will have to seell at least 300 and hopefully 350 in order to make $1000 which will pay for lunch for the rest of the year. I think on a campus of 2500 we can do it. Now to convince them. 

1 comment:

  1. Great post #ce15 blog buddy. I like your idea of using Google Forms as a ticketing system. Maybe sync it to Autocrat to make a paper ticket the student techs can use to add more detail notes?