Harbor Springs Public Schools launched an ongoing Strategic Technology Planning process in 1991. The process committed HSPS to building a technology infrastructure that would best support learning and teaching. This infrastructure focuses on using both quality hardware and software. It also requires continuous attention to research, upgrades, staff development and support. The HSPS staff, administration, community members and parents have worked hard to ensure that all students will have access to the most current technology equipment, instruction and resources.
The Harbor Springs School District is working toward achieving high results for all students. Desired results include:
Director of Technology
Our vision is to provide our students with sufficient technology and technological skills to allow them to become the life-long learners and productive citizens as described by our schools district mission statement.
In addition, HSPS will:
Broad-Based / General
HSPS will use technology to facilitate known characteristics of an effective learning environment including:
May 16, 2018
Items that Harbor Springs Public Schools are no longer using will be sold via auction at the online website at Public Surplus. The general public is welcome to bid on any items up for auction.
1. Create an account at Public Surplus at this link: Register a Buyer Account at Public Surplus.
2. Follow any current auctions for Harbor Springs Public Schools here: Active HSPS Auctions.
3. Log into the site and bid on any items that you are interested in.
4. If you win an item, follow the instructions to set up a pickup time at the Harbor Springs Public Schools.
All bids/auctions are final and all monetary handling is processed by Public Surplus.
A. Yes, you can bid on more than one item.
A. Winning auctions will also include a small service fee to Public Surplus, and may also include sales tax.
Description and Demographic Data
Harbor Springs Public Schools, with 870 students and 55 teachers, is located in Harbor Springs, Michigan. Harbor Springs is on Little Traverse Bay in the northwest lower peninsula of Michigan. The district consists of 4 distinct physical buildings.
421 East Lake Street
175 East Lake Street
Harbor Springs Middle School
800 State Road
Harbor Springs High School
500 Spring Street
A. Unfortunately, no. Our IT department is not set up to allow potential bidders to “test drive” the equipment before bidding on it. We will try to describe the equipment as accurately as we can, and add pictures when possible.
A. Public Surplus will only accept payment via credit card or wire transfer. Harbor Springs Schools does not have any mechanism on site to handle payment.
A. In general, the computers will either have no operating system, or an operating system as installed from the factory. The users will be responsible for any software that they wish to add.
A. The Harbor Springs Public Schools will not ship any items. The winning bidders will be responsible for arranging a time that they can come onto the campus and pick up their items. This will be during normal business hours (M-F, 8 to 5).
A. A bid deposit is usually required if the item being bid on costs more than $500.
A. Public Surplus’s website has an extensive help feature to help any potential bidders.