Up here in Wisconsin, the snow can fall early and heavy. In the autumn of 2001, the superintendent of my school district, Dr. Robert Slotterback, asked our technology department to come up with a way to allow him and other area superintendents to collaborate on making the decision to cancel school on a given day because of inclement weather.

The director of my department, James Weise, saw the possibility of using a web-based tool instead of the telephone conference system the superintendents had been using. As the district's web architect, it fell to me to get the system built—before

...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources