Director of Technology
Summary of Professional Qualifications
Professional Experience

Supervisor of Technology
Burlington Community School District, 2006 – Present

  • Communicate a clear vision of technology use in the education environment.

  • Created and continue to refined all Information Technology (IT) Departmental policies and procedures.

  • Developed and implemented K - 12 1:1 initiative.

  • Defined the role of Technology Integration Coaches for BCSD and recruited current staff.

  • Provide technology professional development in multiple formats for multiple levels.

  • Responsible for IT budget as well as all technology related district expenditures.

  • Administered BCSD’s Universal Fund applications from FY2006 to current. Bringing $1,589,954.57 to district.

  • Develop and maintain long range plans for IT infrastructure, policies, and procedures to meet district initiatives.

  • Meet all district technology needs with limited budget and personnel.

  • Oversee the day to day operations of the IT Department.

  • Created a network test lab for testing and training IT staff on BCSD’s network infrastructure.

  • Designed a Research and Development lab to test new hardware and software for use by district educators.

  • Supervised needs assessment, design and installation of technology for three new building constructions.

  • Chair the BCSD Technology Committee and lead in the update of BCSD’s Technology Plan.

  • Oversaw the review, election, and conversion to a new Student Information System.

  • Designed and oversaw the installation or upgrades of VOIP system, Leased Mediacom WAN, Private District Fiber, Network Servers, Network OS, PLTW Courses, Software Management, Desktop OS, software licensing compliance, Library Systems, Assessment Software, District Wide software initiatives and the aforementioned 1:1 initiative.

  • Aided in many grant applications in relation to needed data and technology requirements.

  • Presenter at numerous Educational Technology conferences.

  • Planned, designed, and implemented a network move from Novell Netware to a Windows 2008 R2 system.

  • Working with teachers and staff on educational effectiveness of IOS and Android based tablets.

  • Established policies and procedures for IT based investigations.

  • Have worked closely with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

Network Engineer, Consultant, Owner
B&P Networking and IT Services, 2003 – 2006

  • Majority of clients were K – 12 schools.

  • Aided in policy development and enforcement.

  • Network design, implementation and troubleshooting.

  • Hardware sales, installation, support and repair.

  • Provided professional development to staff.

  • Software testing, decisions, and installation.

  • Gained a deep understanding of business finance.

  • Developed strong understanding of the role of Value Added Reseller (VAR) and their relationship with Fortune 500 Companies.

Network Engineer, Consultant
KC Consulting, 1998 – 2003

  • Focused on the K – 12 market.

  • Web Design.

  • Grant writing and tech support for 5 school districts in IL as a Regional Office of Education initiative.

  • Professional development instructor for K – 12 staff and teachers.

  • Designed and built first point to point high speed wireless wide area network in Monmouth, IL. (possibly the state of IL)


  • Various self-study technology course including Apple, Novell, Cisco, Microsoft, VMWare, ITIL and Linux.

  • Current and expired certifications: A+, MCP, CNA, CNE, Net+, and Apple Certified Technician.

  • Fred Pryor Leadership Course, Certification of Completion.

  • Concordia University Chicago, BA in Elementary Education.

Software Knowledge and Expertise

  • OS and NOS of Apple, Novell, Windows, and Linux.

  • Exchange 5 through 2010, SLMAIL, GroupWise 4-7, and Sendmail.

  • Linux, Cisco and Palo Alto Networks firewalls.

  • SchoolMaster, SDS, and Infinite Campus Student Information Systems.

  • VersaTrans and Transfinder transportation software.

  • Microsoft SQL 2000 – 2014, MySQL, and Oracle.

  • Aesop, TimeClockPlus, and Netchemia School Recruiter systems

  • Follet CircPlus and Destiny library systems.

  • Office 2000 – 2010, WordPerfect and OpenOffice office productivity suites.

  • SmartBoard Notebook and Promethean ActivInspire IWB software.

  • IIS 5 – 7 and Apache web servers.

  • LAMP servers and AMP based open source software.

  • VMware 3.5 to Current and Virtual Center 2.x to Current. Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop

  • ZenWorks, SCCM and Casper management systems.

  • HP, Dell and Lenovo desktop management software.

  • Symantec, Panda, Sophos, McAfee, and Forefront antivirus software packages.

  • SolarWinds, CiscoWorks, Cisco WCS, Nagios, and Zabbix network monitoring software.

  • Cisco IOS and HP switch management.

  • Arcserve, Backup Exec and Rsync based backup system.

  • Google Apps and Syncing Software with Active Directory.

  • Barracuda Spam Firewalls.

  • Renaissance Place, AutoSkill, Plato, and SuccessMaker.

  • Software for PLTW courses: Autodesk Suite, RoboCell, RobotC, MasterCam, CNC Motion, Mulitsim, and West Point Bridge Designer.

  • Plato Cache Appliance.

  • Ready Desk and GLPI service ticket system.

  • Cisco CallManager 3.x – 9.x, Cisco Unity Messaging System.

  • Software Unlimited Financial Software and HR module.

  • Many network and security tools.