The new school budget funds the construction of an information technology (IT) infrastructure that will support 21st century teaching and learning. The district’s director of technology, Barry Haines, is charged with overseeing these important upgrades
Before coming to Montclair, Mr. Haines supervised educational technology efforts in two large New Jersey school districts: Parsippany-Troy Hills and Flemington-Raritan. He has taught computer science to elementary and middle school students and, prior to teaching, developed music and technology products for educational publishers. He holds an M.A. and M.Ed. from Columbia University Teacher’s College and is completing a doctorate from Northeastern University.