Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 7/10/2019 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda Items
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of Gaggle Safety Management Renewal
Vision 2022:
Financial & Facilities Management
Monitor and update the annual Master Technology Plan.
Policy: 4.60 - Purchases
Background: The district has been using the Gaggle Safety and Security Management Suite for the past four years to monitor student interactions within the Google environment.
File Attachment:
Gaggle 2019-2020 Renewal.pdf
Summary: The Gaggle Safety Management product will be used on all Middle and High School student Google accounts. It will discover and alert staff to inappropriate words and images in Gmail, attachments, docs and drive files. In includes an anti-pornography scanner and ensures compliance on all U.S. privacy and safety laws. (Children's Internet Protection Act---CIPA; Children's Online Privacy Protection Act--COPPA; Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act--FERPA: and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act--HIPAA)

This solution uses human interaction to view all questionable material. This feature is what makes Gaggle different from other solutions as it does not rely solely on a computer scan of material.

The renewal cost of $35,250 is the same as previous years with no increase.
Funding: The total cost of $35,250 is allocated in the 2019-2020 technology budget.
Recommendation: It is recommended that the Board of Education approve Gaggle renewal as presented.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Rodney Mack - Exec. Director of Technology
Signed By:
Jeff Schuler - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Ginna Ericksen Moved, Member Chris Crabtree seconded to approve the Original motion 'It is recommended that the Board of Education approve Gaggle renewal as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 6 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 6 - 0
Brad Paulsen     Yes
Jim Mathieson     Yes
Chris Crabtree     Yes
Ginna Ericksen     Yes
Susan Booton     Yes
Dave Long     Yes