Technology for Parents & Families



7:30am – 4:30pm (Monday – Friday)


500 Dyer Street
Building T

We are located next to the Orcutt Junior High School Gym. Our front door faces Dyer Street across from the District Office.

Technology Enrollment Building Location

Device Troubleshooting

A lot of problems can be solved by completely powering down the device.

  • Plug in your device to receive a full charge every night.
  • Sign out, shut down, and close the device every night to allow for updates.



Device Care – Repairs and More

Device Care and Responsibility:

The Orcutt Union School District provides instructional materials to all students. Students are responsible for the general care of their textbooks, materials and district-issued technology.  Devices that are broken or fail to work properly must be reported to the school media specialist for an evaluation of the equipment by our district technology support personnel.  Special care must be taken to protect the device at all times. District-issued technology is the property of the district. All users and their parents/guardians must familiarize themselves with the following care instructions and information.

General Precautions:

  • Keep food and drinks away from the device.
  • Store device in a safe place off of the floor and couch to prevent sitting, stepping, or spilling on.
  • Store device away from heat, direct sun, and cold to prevent damage.
  • Store device in a case when traveling to and from school.
  • Keep device away from pets.
  • Clean screen with a soft cloth or microfiber sheet using only water or screen cleaner.
  • Plug in your device to receive a full charge every night.
  • Sign out, shut down, and close the device every night to allow for updates.

See Technology Acceptable Use Policy Agreement

Responsibility to pay for damages:

Any student device that stops working because of a hardware or software issue will be replaced by the district at no cost to parents. Outside of a hardware or software issue, parents are responsible to pay for loss or damages to district-issued devices, as with any other piece of district owned property, including textbooks or classroom equipment. Please reach out to your technology department at or school media specialist with any questions regarding technology-based instructional materials.

Damaged or Lost PartsiPadChromebook (All manufacturers)
Charger/power supply$20$20
1st Lost/Damaged Device$50$50
2nd Lost/Damaged Device$100$100
After the 2nd incident, each additional lost/damaged device will incur the full device cost$350$350
Stolen device: If police report is provided, fine will be waived$0$0
Cost associated with incidents of vandalism will be subject to administrative evaluationTBDTBD

Prices are subject to change based on manufacturer availability and pricing.

Information from California Education Code (EC) regarding damage to student-issued instructional materials

Review Technology Acceptable Use Policies & Notifications

Digital Citizenship

A good digital citizen is one who has the skills and knowledge to effectively use the internet and other digital technology, especially in order to participate responsibly in social and civic activities.  The Board of Trustees intends that technological resources provided by the district be used in a safe, responsible, and proper manner in support of the instructional program and for the advancement of student learning. All students using these resources shall receive instruction in their proper and appropriate use. 

Common Sense Media for Parents – Access reviews and age ratings for TV & Movies, games & apps, and books. Research articles applicable to ages 2 and up are available.

Internet Safety for Kids

Sharing photos, posting comments, playing video games — these are just a few of the ways that kids interact online. When sharing goes beyond friends and family, it can be risky. Here is some information to learn about how to keep kids safe.

Online Safety Articles

Video Resources for Internet Safety

5 Tips to Help Boost Kids’ Safety, Privacy, and Security

5 Consejos – Ayudemos a fortalecer la privacidad y seguridad de los niños


Leslie Wagonseller, Executive Director of Technology and Educational Services

Michele Bello, Senior Secretary

Michael Brieske, Network Systems Specialist

Andrew Gorman, Technology Applications Specialist

Richard Atanasov, Computer Technician

Carol Sutton, Data Specialist

Laura Carrier, Data Specialist

Our Vision

  • As the heart of the communities we serve, the Orcutt Union School District will foster high levels of student success through multiple pathways of learning. Our highly trained, dedicated staff will offer all students a world-class education, that leads the way in innovation and creativity, and will be known for its caring, collaborative and inclusive culture.​

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