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The Bethlehem Central Technology Department maintains and troubleshoots the district’s extensive computer network, information systems and equipment and assists teachers and staff with technology needs.

Please review the following closely before using the BCSD network or equipment:

Student Helpdesk

The BCHS Student Help Desk is a novel student intern program launched by the district’s Technology Department that has nearly 20 students trained to assist staff and students with technology issues of all sorts. The innovative program taps students’ native technology know-how while providing them with real life work experience and professional mentoring.

College Internships

Bethlehem Central’s Technology Department offers unpaid college internships in the following areas; Systems Analysis, Project Management, Network Administration, Programmer Analyst, Systems Administration or Technology Integration.

Read more about internship opportunities with Bethlehem Central School District’s Technology Office and how to apply [PDF].

Accessing the Network, Aspen, and Google Apps.

When a Faculty/Student resets their Network password, this change affects both Aspen and Google Apps. Meaning they will use their same password for everything.

Password Policy

Passwords cannot contain the user’s account name or parts of the user’s full name that exceed two consecutive characters.

  • Passwords must be at least eight characters in length.
  • Passwords must contain characters from three of the following four categories:
    1. English uppercase characters (A-Z)
    2. English lowercase characters (a-z)
    3. Base 10 digits (0-9)
    4. Non-alphabetic characters (for example, !, $, #, %)

App/Extension Request Form

If you would like to request a Chrome extension, Web app, iPad, or Android app be added to the web store, please click the applicable link below and fill out the form:

  • Faculty should fill out the form and click submit. Click the following link to access the form:

Technology Auctions

From time to time, the Bethlehem Central Technology Office will auction off equipment that is no longer of use to the district, but may be of use to you! Check out for any auctions that we currently are offering.

Smart Schools Bond Act

The Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) was approved by New York State voters in 2014 and authorized the issuance of $2 billion of general obligation bonds to finance improved educational technology and infrastructure to improve learning and opportunity for students throughout the State. The SSBA allocation for Bethlehem Central School District is $2,039,178.

The SSBA requires that a district submits a Smart Schools Investment Plan before any funds may be made available for the program.

Community members can send their comments on the BC SMART Schools Investment Plan to: Ray Nardelli, Director of Information Technology, 700 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054, or by emailing them to

Technology Plan