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Technology Department

Technology Department

The Technology Department supports staff and students in seven buildings in MSAD 52, with approximately 2000 students and 500 staff members. There are also over 2000 devices (servers, switches, phones systems, desktops, laptops, tablets, printers, copiers, scanners, document cameras, projectors, digital cameras, external drives, and more) and many software titles and online resources which the staff supports. To better serve all MSAD 52 learners, both students and staff members, please utilize the building level support person, first. This will more efficiently address the issue, or facilitate redirection to the appropriate Technology Department staff member for resolution.

Technology Teachers - Technology instruction in schools. May assist with basic hardware and software questions and issues, student accounts, online testing support, integration support and lesson resources. If an issue cannot be quickly resolved, it will be sent on to the District Technicians.

District Technicians – Resolve hardware and software issues, hardware repairs/replacements, inventory, software installation, reimaging, basic network troubleshooting and technology questions. Issues are sent up to the Technology Director, if needed.

Data Manager – Provides District-Wide management of PowerSchool, PowerTeacher, Infinite Campus, Alexandria, online testing support, Google email accounts and websites, telephone system programming, forms, spreadsheets, and data questions or issues.

Technology Director – Technology Department administrator. Provides district-wide leadership in the areas of technology and IT infrastructure. Responsible for managing and supporting district-wide technology hardware, software and infrastructure. Coordinates technology integration, network design and administration, security of technologies, budgeting and managing staff.
  • Technology Upgrades Technology Upgrades in the Classroom: Thanks to a recent grant, MSAD 52 has begun to upgrade classrooms across the district by replacing projectors with 55" monitors and a Chromecast. These new monitors bring with them a whole host of possibilities that have begun to transform students' learning. Now, students are able to cast directly from their own computers to the screen, making presentations and the sharing of knowledge that much more easy. Teachers are able to display student learning in real-time, modeling everything from lab work to essays to art projects to the playing of music and videos. As 21st century learning expectations have incorporated more and more technology, this is a move that will help our students graduate ...
    Posted Apr 5, 2018, 6:32 AM by Randy Swift
  • 2015-2018 Draft Technology Plan Technology is an essential component for teaching and learning. This plan calls for engaging and empowering personalized learning experiences for learners of all ages. The development of this plan was driven by the goals set forth in the National Educational Technology Plan of 2010, the National Educational Technology Standards of the International Society for Technology in Education and our District Vision and Mission. Technology must be available and supported for teachers and students at all times.Our plan presents four goals: Teaching and Learning, Assessment, Digital Citizenship and Equitable Access. It makes technology available for anytime learning through ubiquitous access to resources.  The promotion of digital citizenship for staff and students is emphasized across the curriculum through creativity, exploration/research ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2019, 5:58 AM by Randy Swift
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Technology Director
Randy Swift

Data Manager
Jason Breton

District Technicians
Dale Nadeau
David Grimmel
Richard Bloom