Empower 1:1 Device Program

  • Empower 1:1

    Allen ISD is excited to continue into the 2nd year of the Empower 1:1 Student Mobile Device program. This program is a product of the 2020 bond project, designed to enhance student learning and foster future-ready skills by providing digital technology to every student. The purpose of the program is to support the effective integration of digital learning platforms in the classroom while empowering students to collaborate, communicate, create and enhance their technology skills to support their academic and future professional growth.

Empower 1:1 FAQ

  • When will my student receive an Empower 1:1 device?

  • What does it cost to utilize the Empower 1:1 program

  • Where can I find more information about the Empower 1:1 program?

  • Do the devices have filters when at home?

  • Any student who took a device home over the summer of 2022, will need to bring it back to school to have it re-checked for the new school year. 

    Students are expected to take care of their devices while in their possession at all times.  Students will adhere to the guidelines and expectations stated in the Responsible Use Policy and Student Code of Conduct. 

    Insurance will cover all accidental damages. Damaged Chromebooks returned to Information Technology will be evaluated on a case by case basis to assess repair needs. Evidence of intentional damage or negligent care may be subject to additional fees. Families will be financially responsible for the Chromebook cost if the device is lost.  See Break Fix Fee Schedule Here

    Insurance Fee Details School Year 2022-2023

    • Families have until October 16th, 2022 to pay for insurance for the new school year.   
      • Insurance fees paid in April/May 2022 for the Summer Take Home Program will cover the insurance fee for the school year 2022-2023.  

    Students Who Withdraw 

    • Students who withdraw from Allen ISD will need to return the device to their campus office.  
    • If the campus office is closed, the device should be returned to the IT Department:
      • PLAS Center on 610 East Bethany Dr. Allen, TX 75002 
      • Monday through Friday 
      • 8:00 AM through 4:00 PM
    • Students who move out of the region will need to ship the device to: 
      • Attn: Information Technology - 610 East Bethany Dr. Allen, TX 75002

    If a device is not turned in when the student withdraws, the family will be financially responsible for the cost of the device. The district reserves the right to file a police report if the device is not returned within 30 days of the student having unenrolled from Allen ISD and the device will be disabled for use.

    Mobile Hotspots

    • In order to better serve our community and provide equitable access, any Allen ISD family can request a mobile hotspot by contacting Information Technology Services. Email empower1to1@allenisd.org