Attendee Directory

NameSchoolBio
Michael AllenCrook County School DistrictMichael has spent 21 years working in Technology specializing in Networks and Servers. He spent 13 of those years working with Technology in Education. He is always looking for ways to innovate the Technology Department and our schools.
Rebekah AndersonUniversity of Western StatesDr. Anderson is the Chief Information Officer at UWS, overseeing both the technical services and information services departments. She has over 15 years of higher education experience, with a focus on information technology and project management.
Gil AnspacherCorvallis School DistrictWith a background in instruction and technology administration and leadership, Gil has developed infrastructure, systems, and instructional approaches for the integration of technology in the learning process.
Jordan BeveridgeBeaverton School DistrictJordan has served as the Administrator for Technology Services for Beaverton School District for 3.5 years. His previous positions include: Teacher, Curriculum Coordinator, Instruction Technology Coordinator, and Director of IT for Glendale Union High School District (20 years).
Pat BolesHelena Public SchoolsDuring Pat's tenure with the Helena School District, they have stabilized and expanded technology services, resulting in increased student academic success. This work has provided opportunities to partner with as well as sit on Microsoft's K12 Advisory board.
Heather BothernMedford School DistrictHeather is the Manager of Technology Services for the Medford School District. She has oversight for all aspects of technology for the district.
David BousquetMcMinnville School DistrictDavid has been the IT Director for McMinnville School District for the last three years. Prior to that he was the Network Administrator at Yamhill County for 15 years. He was also a high school teacher for several years at Franklin HS in Portland, OR.
Derrick BrownEvergreen Public SchoolsDerrick currently serves as the CIO for Evergreen Public Schools. He is part of the superintendent’s cabinet providing collaborative strategic vision for technology as Evergreen creates a digital instructional ecosystem.
Dan CecchiniCentral Oregon Community CollegeAs CIO, Dan oversees both ITS and Human Resource divisions at COCC. He reports to the college President. He has been at COCC since 2006, and has a Bachelor's in Computer Science, an MBA, a BS in Biology, and MS in Science. Previously, he had experience as CIO/VP of IT in Healthcare.
Andrew ChlupAnchorage School DistrictAndy has been in K-12 education since 2001 as a teacher, technology coordinator, and district administrator. He is passionate about coding in schools, design thinking, and digital learning.
Brad ChristEastern Washington UniversityRecently appointed as the AVP for Information Technology at Eastern Washington University, Brad previously served as the Chief Information Officer at Southern Oregon University for seven years.
Ron ConeKennewick School DistrictRon has 17 years experience in directing the IT Department of the Kennewick School District. Before that he had 13 years experience in Public Accounting where his primary focus was on implementing technology solutions for businesses.
Sherman DavisCamas School DistrictSherman has been the Director of Technology for the Camas School District for six years. He has also served as a Server Support Specialist and Desktop Support since 1998.
Frank DeckerCentennial School DistrictFrank has been at Centennial for the last six years. Prior to that he served as technology coordinator at Evergreen School District and spent 10 years as a classroom teacher. He has a Masters degree in Educational Technology from Boise State University.
Seth DenistonCoeur d'Alene School DistrictSeth is the Director of Technology for the Coeur d'Alene School District and a board member of the Idaho Education Technology Association (IETA). Previously he was a teacher and technology coach, with 15 years in education.
Bill DeWitzGresham-Barlow School DistrictBill is a Technology Director who works with today’s K12 educators to ensure technology is a powerful resource to help inspire and empower today’s students. Bill enjoys family, all forms of bbq and grilling and having fun while working.
Mark EhrhardtArlington School DistrictMark taught special education students for 16 years in Illinois, Oregon, Germany, and Washington State. At Arlington School District, his team built their first student/teacher network in 1993 and have continued that tradition of self-reliance and innovation.
Dan EwartUniversity of IdahoDan has served as VP since July 2015 and CIO since February 2012 at the University of Idaho. He served previously at the University of Wyoming and Accenture and serves on several Moscow community boards. He has a B.S. in Management Information Systems and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Wyoming
Russ FaganRedmond School DistrictRuss is a 15 Year Veteran with the Redmond School District managing the tech team to provide technology and support to the staff and students. He supports close to 8000 Chrome devices, 2000 Windows 10 machines and the backend equipment to make it all work.
Mark FinstromHighline Public SchoolsMark serves as Chief Technology Officer for Highline Public schools, serving nearly 22,000 students in Washington State. A 20-year technology veteran, he has in-depth expertise in strategic planning and operations.
Mike FleckensteinAnchorage School DistrictMike is the Chief Information Officer for Anchorage School District. He joined the district as a programmer in November 1999 and has served in various leadership roles before becoming the CIO in 2013.
Tricia GeorgeNorth Clackamas School DistrictTricia is the Executive Director of Technology and Information Services at North Clackamas School District. She has worked as an educator in the District for 21 years as a teacher, an instructional coach, and as a building principal.
Jeff GibbsReynolds School District 7Jeff is the Director of Technology Services at Reynolds School District.
Ryan GravetteIdaho Digital LearningRyan has served in ed tech for 16 years. He is technology director for Idaho Digital Learning and President of the Idaho Technology Association. He has an MBA and holds certificates in Six Sigma, Security Professional, and AWS Architecture.
Gordon HowardBonneville Joint School District 93Currently Gordon is the Technology/Safe Schools Director for Bonneville School District 93. Prior to moving to the district level, he was the principal at an alternative high school, an elementary school, and taught high school prior to becoming a principal.
Gwen JohnsonKellogg School DistrictGwen Johnson currently serves as the Assistant Technology Coordinator for Kellogg School District in Kellogg, ID.
Kirk KellyPortland State UniversityKirk serves as the Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Portland State University (PSU).
David KlusmannOregon City School District 62David is a long time enthusiast about technology. He champions sustainable, practical implementations regarding instruction and curriculum. He also believes in encouraging CTE/STEM options for students and enabling pathways for success.
Martha KroessinLinn Benton Lincoln Education Service DistrictMartha is an educator through and through. She spent her first 27 years in elementary classroom before moving into administration. She has been the Administrator of the Information Systems at Linn Benton Lincoln ESD for the past five years.
Steve LangfordBeaverton School DistrictSteve is the CIO for the Beaverton School District, serving 40,000 students. Steve has served in technology leadership roles over the past 28 years, both in K-12 and higher education institutions. He is on the board of ACPE and CoSN.
Nick LappInterMountain ESDNick holds a BS in Accountancy and Business Information Systems and is a Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) professional. His focus areas are strategic alignment of IT with business goals, information security, and data management.
Mike LesebergRichland School District 400Mike has served as the Executive Director of Information Technology for RSD 400 from July 1994 to present. Mike was also an Adjunct faculty member in the Computer Science department at WSU Tri-Cities, Aug 2001-May 2015. Mike has been a CETL since July 2015
Stuart LongClackamas ESDStuart has served as the Chief Information Officer at Clackamas Education Service District since 2014. He oversees the regional district’s overall technology strategy, infrastructure operations, and customer support.
Emily MagneyMead School DistrictEmily has been working in Technology for the past 11 years, including the last 3 with a focus on networking.
Allen MiedemaNorthshoreAllen has been involved in public education since 1992. He served as classroom teacher, then as a systems analyst and project manager, and now as the Technology Director for Northshore School District.
Steve MitzelAshland School DistrictSteve has more than 20 years of experience in the Educational Technology arena with a specialty in K-12. Steve's team strives to maintain an environment that is relevant, reliable, available, scalable, and secure for staff and students.
Joe MorelockLake Oswego SchoolsDr. Morelock is the Assistant Superintendent for Academics & Student Programs for the Lake Oswego School District, serving approximately 7,000 K-12 students. He likes walks on the beach and programming in Smalltalk. Born before UNIX was.
Shelby ReynoldsNorthshore School DistrictShelby manages the Instructional Technology and Library Services program for Northshore. Among various areas of responsibility, Shelby is a champion for digital citizenship for students, staff, and families. She enjoys badgering Thomas Richards.
Cheri RhinhartInterMountain ESDCheri is the IT Director for Intermountain ESD providing leadership for 18 Districts in 4 Counties of beautiful Eastern Oregon. She has oversight of 40+ staff providing multiple technology services.
Paul RossFederal Way Public SchoolsAn information technology professional who understands education across various education sectors. Paul is the Chief Technology Officer with Federal Way Public Schools; previously he was the Director of Technology with Bexley City Schools for 10 years.
Robert SilvaSalem-Keizer Public SchoolsRobert has been an innovative leader in Oregon's K-12 system for the last 20 years. With a focus on technical leadership, team building, and customer service, he has helped school districts across Oregon advance their technology initiatives.
Drew SimmonsMethow Valley School DistrictDrew comes from the instructional side of the house. In his 21 years of professional educator experience, he has worked as a classroom teacher (grades 2 through 12), Instructional and Technology Coach, Tech Coordinator, and Director of Teaching & Learning.
Brad SomersBozeman School DistrictBrad has worked in the Bozeman IT Department for 11 years, serving 5 years as Director. Previously, he served at Mt. Angel Abbey & Seminary for 12 years as IT Manager. He is a member of the board of the Montana Educational Technologists Association and holds an MA in Educational Technology from Portland State University.
Ken ToynEverett Public SchoolsKen has served as a technology leader with Everett Publics Schools for over 20 years.
Melissa VandenDriesscheDeer Park School DistrictMelissa serves in the Deer Park School District. She has worked in the technology field with school districts for 18 years. Through the yearsshe has experienced every aspect of the department from field, servers, networks, purchasing, and Erate.
Rick WahlstromNorthwest Regional ESDRick is Executive Co-Director for the Cascade Technology Alliance (CTA). In this role he acts as the Chief Information Officer for Multnomah and Northwest Regional Education Service Districts (288,000 students). CTA provides technology leadership for the region.
Glenn WhitcombPasco School DistrictGlenn serves as the IT Operations Manager for Pasco School District in Tri-Cities, WA supporting over 19k students. He is the former IT Director for Othello School District and current NCCE Conference Technology Director.
Don WolffHillsboro School DistrictDon is currently serving as the Chief Information Officer for Hillsboro School District, a position he has held since 2013. Don previously served as a classroom teacher in grades second, fourth, and fifth grade for a decade.
Camille WoodIdaho Falls School District 91Camille is a former high school math and computer science teacher who has spent the past 28 years as a software developer, system admin, database administrator, and IT leader for K-12 education.
Francisco ZavalaLBL ESDFrancisco has been working to support education for over 16 years in the areas of technology. His commitment to education runs deep as he has worked in districts where his wife of 22 years is a teacher and his children are students.