What do I need to know about ordering iPads for my school?

Please become familiar with these steps prior to ordering iPads.


IPad Ordering Checklist

Please submit a Service Request* with the IT Department Networking Team* to assure that your site has a wireless network that is robust enough to support the use of multiple iPad devices in the locations where they will be used. For Wireless FAQs see: https://sfusd.zendesk.com/entries/22817815-Wireless-FAQs .

Identify a site staff member/Tech Lead to assist in the setup and maintenance of the iPads.


Identify site staff member(s) as  VPP Facilitator (authorized to purchase Apps from Apple using District funds) AND  Institutional AppleID owner (authorized to download Apps from Apple for your Site).  These can be two different individuals or the same. Principal’s designation form is here:http://tinyurl.com/sfusdipads 


Once the Curriculum & Instruction Educational Technology Team (Ed. Tech.) has received the authorization for the individual(s) and their file is updated with that information, the IT Help Desk knows they can reveal the passwords to those named in this document: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AorskGiD1rzddDNKNkUtYUY4UGRMX3NxcTZQWktkSmc&usp=sharing#gid=0 


After staff have been identified in the Ed. Tech. document above, request the Facilitator and AppleID  Account passwords not less than a week before your iPad delivery/installation date by submitting a service request ticket at http://help.sfusd.edu or emailing help@sfusd.edu .

Become familiar with the iPad Implementation Guide: http://www.sfusdedtech.org/ipads-in-sfusd.html

If you will be using PAID in addition to free Apps, be sure to order a Voucher from Apple in order to purchase and download them from iTunes.

Remember to order the protective cases, keyboards and headphones.

For more information, resources and professional development, be sure to review the Ed. Tech. Department's iPad Implementation Guide mentioned above.

Contact the Ed. Tech. for assistance related to the iPads and Configurator.

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