District 49’s Education Technology team is comprised of three members that support staff and students in the use of technology for daily instruction and assessment. The team provides expertise in the areas of education technology, instructional technology, learning management, computer based assessments, and Apple mobile device technologies.
Melissa Riggs is an Education Technology Specialist supporting classroom educational technology, teachers instructional technology, Google Apps for Education, and the Schoology learning management system. Melissa also spearheads District 49’s Student Data Privacy training and implementation as well as the Digital Citizenship initiative.
Daniel De Jesus is an Education Technology Specialist that serves as the district technical coordinator for local and state mandated computer based assessments and acts as the district liaison for CDE. Daniel also provides support as an administrator for D49’s Google domain and the Schoology learning management system.
Brent Buena is the Education Technology Technician. Brent provides support for all of District 49’s Apple mobile devices used for classroom instruction. He administers the mobile device management server that helps support 1-to-1 iPad implementations in several schools across the district.