Bellingham Public Schools

Technology Plan Steering Committee


Imported Content: 

Purpose

  • Review the existing district technology plan to identify and prioritize issues related to target areas;
  • Investigate new technologies to foster 21st Century Skills in students, teachers and administrators;
  • Update current district technology plan to include proficiencies of administrators, and teachers/teacher-librarians certified by Washington state;
  • Assess the needs of the district to identify specific goals/targets for technology integration and support;
  • Review the current District Technology Plan to identify and prioritize issues related to target areas;
  • Draft recommendations to address selected areas related to technology funding, integration, access, support, and professional development; and
  • Draft a revised District Technology Plan defining our future vision of technology integration and usage for Board approval.

Basis for Establishment
This committee investigates new technologies to foster 21st century skills in students and staff; updates the current technology plan, and oversees the implementation of the plan.

Committee Type
The Technology Plan Committee is a Standing Committee that is approved to do specific work over time, it does not dissolve.

Meeting Information
All meetings occur from 4:00-6:00p.m. either in the Board Room at the District Office or in School Libraries within the district

Members

  • Edward Wissing
    Teacher on Special Assignment
    Bellingham School District Curriculum Office
  • Cathy Gersich
    Teacher
    Bellingham High School
  • Sarah Bolser
    Teacher
    Sehome High School
  • Ashleigh Bobovski
    Teacher
    Sehome High School
  • Analisa Ficklin
    Library Media Specialist
    Larrabee Elementary School
  • Katy Ackerson
    Library Media Specialist
    Parkview Elementary School
  • Sam Anderson
    Library Media Specialist
    Bellingham High School
  • Tracy Shaw
    Library Media Specialist
    Squalicum High School
  • Eric Paige
    School Administrator
    Carl Cozier Elementary School
  • Andrew Mark
    School Administrator
    Shuksan Middle School
  • Janae Hodge
    School Administrator, Shuksan Middle School &
    Teacher on Special Assignment, Curriculum Office
  • Kathy Dorr
    Parent/Community Representative
  • Michael Jay
    Parent/Community Representative
  • Mark Quenneville
    Parent/Community Representative
  • John Getchell
    Computer Services Manager
    District Staff Representative
  • Ken Russell
    Webmaster/Communications Specialist
    District Staff Representative
  • Sam Promodh
    Bellingham High School
    High School Student Representative
  • Jim Facciano
    Committee Chair/Curriculum Director
  • Karen Lofton
    Administrative Assistant
    Committee Support

Information
For more information, please contact chairperson Jim Facciano at 676-6545.