Major Innovative Events in Independent School Computing
1990 Methodist Ladies College in Australia starts first secondary school 1 to 1 laptop program.
1991 Access Conference is started for independent schools and small colleges.
1995 NYSAIS starts an annual conference for Directors of Information Technology. The keynote speaker is Alan November.
- Microsoft starts Anytime/Anywhere 1 to 1 laptop program. Six independent schools participate the first year. (Trevor Day School, Cincinnnati Country Day School, Fairfield Country Day, ?,?,?)
- Episcopal High School in Houston implements frequency hopping wireless network for their 1:1 laptop program.
- The Hewitt School (girls school) starts PC 1 to 1 laptop program in grades 8-12.
- Duchesne Academy in Houston implements school-wide spread spectrum (Lucent) wireless network for their 1:1 laptop program.
1999 Rye Country Day School starts first dual-platform (student choice) 1 to 1 laptop program.
2005 Greenwich Academy begins process of switching from a Wintel 1:1 laptop program to a Mac 1:1 program.