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Technology Center

Student Teachers

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Technology Center

35 W. Rosedale Ave.
310 Recitation Hall
West Chester, PA 19383

Ellen Newcombe




Students may borrow a PC or Mac laptop for the entire semester that they will be student teaching. Laptops are available for loan beginning the first day of the semester and returned during final exam week. Both PC and Mac laptops have have the following software pre-installed: Microsoft Office 2013, Smart Notebook Ver.16, Inspiration Ver.9, Adobe Creative Suite 2015. In addition, Macs have Pages, Keynote, and Numbers.


The iPad you are borrowing is for student use in coursework and for professional use as a Teacher Candidate. Students are able to use their own Apple ID to purchase or load free apps on the borrowed iPad.  Apps stay in your iTunes account when you return the iPad and are your personal property. It cannot be synced to your personal computer. This ability has been disabled by the administrator.

Never reset your iPad by choosing erase all content and settings! By choosing this option, all apps will be deleted, and you will be charged for their replacement. Each student is responsible for doing the following things before turning in their iPad after its loan period:

  1. Back up data that you wish to keep
  2. Delete all pictures, videos, projects, notes, iMessages, alarms, etc...
  3. If you used iMovie, delete all projects within iMovie
  4. Sign out/unlink accounts from apps like Dropbox, Facebook, Netflix, Youtube, iMessage, etc...
  5. In settings>sign out of Apple ID/Accounts: iCloud, iTunes and App Store, Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  6. Clear your Safari browsing history
  7. Remove password/lock
  8. Clean the iPad screen
  9. Wrap the charger cord and secure it with a rubber band
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