Technology Department


Jeff Vanderlaan, Director of Technology

The Mission of the Lansing School District, relative to technology, is to facilitate educational excellence through the proper use and integration of technology in instructional and business practices.

Welcome to our Support Center. Everything you've ever wanted to know about our applications and services is available here on this site.

PDF Document480 Quick Reference
PDF Document420 Quick Reference
Video DocumentInteractive Training Video
Video DocumentBasic Training Video

PDF DocumentAccounting - eFinance Guide
Powerpoint DocumenteFinance Access Information
Powerpoint DocumentAccounting - eFinance Purchasing Quick Tips
Powerpoint DocumentHR - eFinance Guide

**Attention: Hardware & Software Purchases**

The technology department reserves to the right to refuse support for any hardware or software that does not meet approved specifications. We are in the process of updating the prices for the Laptop and Mini-Laptop. For more information, please contact the Technology Department (x2850).

PDF Document50" LED Coming soon!
PDF Document75” Clevertouch 4K Interactive (mobile)
PDF Document75” Clevertouch 4K Interactive (wall mount)

Clevertouch peripheral items
PDF DocumentReplacement pen 3 packs
PDF DocumentReplacement remote
PDF DocumentWebcam   (Details)

PDF Document22" Monitor
PDF Document22" Monitor Touch Screen
PDF Document24" Dell Monitor Coming soon!
PDF Document27" Dell Monitor Coming soon!

PDF Document8G RAM for Dell Latitude 3310 2in1 
PDF Document16G RAM for Dell Latitude 3310 2in1 

PDF DocumentDell Latitude 3120 11-inch Highly Durable Notebook
PDF DocumentDell Latitude 3120 11-inch Highly Durable 2n1 Notebook
PDF DocumentDell Latitude 3520 15-inch
PDF DocumentDell Mobile Precision 3561 15-inch CAD Notebook

PDF DocumentDell Opitiplex 7090SFF 
PDF DocumentDell Optiplex 3080MFF micro

PDF DocumentDell Chromebook 3100 11-inch Durable
PDF DocumentDell Chromebook 3100 2n1 11-inch Durable 2n1

Charging Carts
PDF DocumentBretford CUBE Cart, up to 32

PDF DocumentiPad 8th gen 32GB single with a case
PDF DocumentiPad 8th gen 128GB single with a case
PDF DocumentiPad 8th gen 32GB 10 packs with cases
PDF DocumentiPad 8th gen 128GB 10 packs with cases
PDF DocumentiPad Pro (11 inch) 128GB single (3rd Gen)
PDF DocumentiPad Pro (11 inch) 128GB 10 packs (3rd Gen)

PDF DocumentEpson DS-530 Document Color Scanner

PDF DocumentExtreme Folio for iPad 5 - Please call us for a quote.
PDF DocumentGuardian for iPad 5 - Please call us for a quote.
PDF DocumentProtective for iPad 5 - Please call us for a quote.
PDF DocumentProtective for iPad 7

PDF DocumentDocument Camera
PDF DocumentHeadphones - with microphone
PDF Document27" laminator
PDF DocumentLaminator film Standard
PDF DocumentLaminator film EZ load film

PDF DocumentLarge B&W - HP LaserJet Ent M608n
PDF DocumentSmall B&W - HP LaserJet Pro 404dn
PDF DocumentLarge Color - HP Color LaserJet Ent M553dn
PDF DocumentSmall Color - HP Color LaserJet Pro M454
PDF DocumentLarge Color – HP Color LaserJet MFP M479dn

PDF DocumentAdobe Acrobat Pro 2020
PDF DocumentAdobe InDesign License Subscription
PDF DocumentAdobe Photoshop 
PDF DocumentAdobe Illustrator


On April 1st, 2013 the district will switch to a new email program, Office 365.

Here are some key points you may wish to know:

  • Email address—you will keep your present email address
  • Inbox size—you will have 25G of space vs the 500Mg you presently have
  • Cost savings—This email program is offered free to educational institutions, saving our district license, software, and maintenance agreement costs.
  • Groupwise email—The district will not be moving your present emails into the new system. Directions will be provided if you wish to so this. Groupwise emails will be available until June 30th for your review.

First Steps

Welcome to Microsoft Office 365 for Lansing School District
The directions below and several helpful resources have been included to help you get the most out of Office 365.

Sign in for the first time
Your account is ready to go. Just sign in, register your account and you'll be up and running.
IMPORTANT: You can log into your account today, but you will be unable to send and receive email until Monday, April 1.

To connect:

  1. Go to
  2. Use the following credentials to sign in:
  3. User ID: (ID’s are the same as the CIMS or GW login ID’s, you must include the when signing in)
  4. Password: pass12345 (Password is pass + your 5-digit employee ID #)
  5. Click Sign in.
  6. Complete the account registration by verifying your account information. If you forget your password, this information will help verify your identity.

Tip: Add to your favorites list to make it easy to sign in.

Change your password
A temporary password is created for you to sign in for the first time, but we recommend that you change this password as soon as possible.

Get help setting up your email
To quickly connect to your new email account, see the Email Setup Wizard

Get help with the Outlook Web App
Go to Outlook Web App for help on using your new account.

External LinkOffice 365 Sign In
PDF DocumentOffice 365 Update - Additional support instructions
PDF DocumentAddress Book Migration
PDF DocumentEmail Migration Instructions
PDF DocumentOffice 365 Login Instructions
PDF DocumentUsing your iPad for Office 365 email
Word DocumentCreating a group in Outlook
Word DocumentSharing a group in Outlook
Word DocumentTime Zone Set-up


Technology Department
5815 Wise Road (Hill Center)
Room A129
Lansing, Michigan 48911

Contact Information

Telephone ( 517) 755-2850;
Fax (517) 755-2859

External LinkMap to Technology
External LinkClick here to enter a work order
External LinkCurrent Requests for Bids or Proposals

Let's Talk logoIf you have a question or comment for the Technology Department, please click here to submit.

11,500 Enrollment by 2025
85% Graduation Rate by 2025
90% Attendance by 2025