Executive Summary:

The The Technology & Communication Networks Department supports the effective use of technology by promoting innovations and solutions to ensure that services & products meet the CNMI Public School System’s needs.


  • Support the use and development of technology to ensure high student academic achievement.
  • Provide a reliable, accessible, and secure technology infrastructure to ensure effective & efficient operations.
  • Support ongoing professional development to teachers and administrative support staff to ensure the effective use of technology.
  • Administer and submit all Erate annual grant applications.


The Technology and Communication Networks support numerous services ranging from voice, video teleconferencing, data network, and funding for services needed to support all K-12 communications and data services (Erate).  In addition, we support training and installation of technology that facilitates student academic achievement by working closely with schools and other department units to ensure that the PSS network infrastructure is capable of supporting solutions that are to be integrated into the classrooms.