CHILDS CONSULTING ASSOCIATES, INC.

John W. Childs, PhD, President

IN EDUCATION

Systematic review of the clients present uses of technology
Identification of desired needs and / or wants
Assessment future expansion or changes in the use of technology
Assessment reporting and definition of initial and up to 5 year projection of needs
Estimation of needed resources: People, Time, Technology, and Funds
Agree analysis and report (Joint Consensus)

Project Definition
Implementation Plan
Required work effort to achieve plan
Step wise, weeks from start to finish estimates



PLANNING AND NEEDS ASSESSMENT

Systematic review of the clients present uses of technology
Identification of desired needs and / or wants
Assessment future expansion or changes in the use of technology
Assessment reporting and definition of initial and up to 5 year projection of needs
Estimation of needed resources: People, Time, Technology, and Funds
Agree analysis and report (Joint Consensus)

Project Definition
Implementation Plan
Required work effort to achieve plan
Step wise, weeks from start to finish estimates



SPECIALIZED SERVICES

  
We design and develop all types of voice, data, and video systems; computing; internal communications; clocks, bells, and other electronic systems.
We coordinate telecommunications systems planning, quotations, purchasing, and subsequent installations including staff training and development.
We study, design, and develop teaching spaces of many types, classrooms, seminars, laboratories, theaters, lecture halls, resident facilities, and computing environments.
We carefully plan system-wide access among facilities through electronic communications.



KEY PROJECTS IN EDUCATION

History

Five separate multi-county optical fiber network planning, design, and supervision of construction; a total of more than 350 miles of dedicated to education fiber telecommunications carrying data, Internet, telephone, and video traffic.

Six large school district wide (12 or more buildings) total data, voice, and video networks designed and supervised through construction; extensive implementation of both administrative and classroom computers and software application;

Specific projects ranging from $250,000 to $16,000,000 in financial size

Since 2001 some 45 projects supervised to completion [Public, Charter, Private, and ESA schools]

More than 35 formal needs assessments complete; 15 leading to local bond issues being past.

More than 45 client relationships since 2001; shortest client relationship, single project, 9 months; longest client relationship, 20 years; median client relationship 4 years

A Client List with contacts is available to qualified inquiries