New CTO leads tech initiative in West Contra Costa schools

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Chief Technology Officer Mary Phillips joined the West Contra Costa school district last summer with one of the most important mandates facing schools nationwide: Improve education by bringing students and teachers up to date in learning technology.

The program started this fall with the district investing $2.1 million in bond money from Measure E, passed by voters in 2012, to provide district teachers who don't have them with laptop computers, document cameras and LCD projectors for displaying video, images or computer data on a screen. The program will be completed in January.

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