As I researched the information regarding the testing requirements for the SBAC I realized how important it is to understand what the purpose of technology will be before purchasing the technology. I mentioned this because when our school first purchased the Chromebooks we did not know the requirements for SBAC at the time but the people who were guiding us through the process did which allowed us to make a purchase that fulfilled two purposes for our school. Without this guiding hand we might had purchased 100k worth of equipment without been able to use it for testing.
Additionally, another thing that I discovered was that it is important to have back up systems to your systems or a plan B. Recently we discovered that our Chromebooks are not capable of implementing text to speech, which is an accommodation that 15 of our students required. Because of this we realized that our computer lab that is used for other purposes that can be used for testing because our Macs are able to provided this accommodation.