Promoting Collaboration in the Classroom
In educational settings, students, teachers and staff rely on CTSI solutions to improve presentations, to allow for information sharing, to communicate via public address and to provide advanced audiovisual components to the learning environment. Today more than ever, new technologies are becoming increasingly important in the classroom, from K-12 to the College and University levels.
CTSI is the leading provider of education technology solutions in the Mid-Atlantic region, and our experience shows. From servicing existing legacy systems, to designing and installing a completely connected campus, CTSI provides the skills and solutions that today’s schools depend upon.
Recent educational successes include:
American University (Washington, DC)
CTSI installed projection displays and control systems in rooms in every building on the American University Quad. CTSI designed and built the University’s model technology classroom featuring videoconferencing, interactive displays, AMX touch panel controls and surround sound audio. In addition, the Katzen Arts Center with its recital hall and multiple music and dance classrooms features full audiovisual and sound systems designed and installed by CTSI.
University of Maryland University College (Largo, MD)
UMUC turned to CTSI for 20+ classroom and auditorium installations of Extron systems for video and audio switching, control, and projector mounting.
Washington Lee High School (Arlington, VA)
Arlington County turned to CTSI for complete turnkey installation of all low voltage systems at Washington Lee High School. Systems included intercom, PA and multiple sound systems including auditorium and stadium sound systems.
School Without Walls High School (Washington, DC)
School Without Walls was the 2010 recipient of the National School Board Association’s Learning by Design Grand Prize, a national competition focused on the design of school buildings. SWW, one of DC’s showcase schools, turned to CTSI for a Rauland intercom system, clock systems, CATV, and videoconferencing
Kettle Run High School, & Greenville Elementary School (Fauquier County, VA)
Fauquier County turned to CTSI for full turnkey installation of all low voltage systems at Kettle Run High School and Greenville Elementary School. Those systems included fire, security, intercom, clocks, CATV, CCTV, voice/data, multiple sound systems, and audiovisual systems.
Fairfax County Public Schools (Fairfax County, VA)
CTSI performs Public Address/Intercom work for FCPS. CTSI also created a custom Master Clock Remote Management system. In addition, CTSI implemented a custom solution for a web-based and secure interface to allow remote programming and control of serial devices throughout all schools within the district. Centralizing this function enabled FCPS personnel to streamline maintenance for these systems and reduce overall costs.
The Potomac School (McLean, VA)
CTSI installed low voltage systems within the newly constructed Lower School, including paging, voice data systems, 17 classroom AV systems, assembly room audiovisual solution, wireless clocks and bells, and all structured cabling.
George Washington University (Washington, DC)
CTSI installed customized audiovisual systems for many of the new classrooms at GW.
Case Study — Technologies at Capital City Public Charter School