What is SWAT? 

  • For over twenty years, Prosser School District has trained high school students as intern technicians for the district.
  • Basic and midlevel technical service needs in the district are provided by 9th - 12th grade students in the high school SWAT program. SWAT, or Students with an Aptitude for Technology, is a program designed to give students advanced technological training, applied on the job experience, and the opportunity to use higher level critical thinking and problem solving skills, while providing the district with assistance in managing the hundreds of computers and peripherals throughout the district.
  • Students gain professional technology experience while assisting the school district with hardware and software related problems. The district gains enthusiastic technical assistance by students who have learned to troubleshoot basic computer problems and suggest probable solutions.