MCS ...STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

For Organizations and Mission Critical Initiatives

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Jerry Malitz, President, MCS ...Strategic Technology Solutions has been directly responsible for producing either as primary author, consulting or contributing author, creative director, executive producer or program director a variety of IT and standards related designs and products for websites, print and video. The following represents a brief cross-section of several of the more well known products. For further information on any of these products feel free to contact MCS directly.

College NavigatorThe College Navigator. The U.S. Dept. of Education's website for information for students and families about colleges, was named by Money magazine as "the best first screen" for researching colleges. It was cited in the magazine's Dec. 4, 2007 issue naming the 28 top websites in seven categories, one of which was college search tools.


NCES WebsiteThe Institute of Education Sciences & the National Center for Education Statistics Websites. IES is the research arm of the U.S. Dept. of Education. Included among its four Centers, NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. This award winning website averages about 2 million user sessions per month.

NCES Kids Zone-Create a GraphThe NCES Kids' Zone. Developed specifically for kids to provide them with information about schools; decide on a college; find a public library; engage in several games, quizzes and skill building about math, probability, graphing, and mathematicians. Create a Graph is used in classrooms across the country.

Weaving a Secure Web Around EducationWeaving a Secure Web Around Education. A guide written to provide guidance to local and state education agencies about the development, maintenance, and standardization of effective websites. It describes relevant publishing and content standards for websites at various levels within the education environment.

Safeguarding Your Technology


Safeguarding Your Technology
. Developed specifically for educational administrators at the building, campus, district, system, and state levels. Its purpose was to serve as a framework to help administrators better understand why and how to effectively secure their organization's information, software, and computer and networking equipment.

Technology @ Your FingertipsTechnology @ Your Fingertips.  Provided assistance to individuals in education organizations who wanted to learn more about what it takes to develop the best possible technology solution for their organization. It identifies the steps needed to determine technology needs and to implement a solution for today and tomorrow.

 


Experience the Power: Network Technology for EducationExperience the Power: Network Technology for Education. This groundbreaking video (1994) and accompanying booklet described education applications of electronic networking; telecommunications networks in general, and the Internet in particular.



Connecting to the FutureConnecting to the Future. Co-produced with NASA's Education Division this product included a hands-on guide, powerpoint slides, and an accompanying video. They were developed because of the increasing importance of networks and networked information in providing students with an up-to-date, well-rounded education.


SPEEDE/ExPRESS VideoSPEEDE/ExPRESS. This video presented several scenarios showing the benefits of transmitting student records electronically across district lines and to postsecondary institutions through the adoption of a standard format. The standard itself was developed by representatives of elementary/secondary and postsecondary education.