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Pennsylvania district hires new technology director

Philip Vinogradov, an Upper Dublin resident currently employed with the Centennial School District, was hired as director of technology for the Upper Dublin school district.

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Waynesboro school board hires tech specialist

The Pennsylvania district's board voted to hire another person for the district’s technology department, despite opposition from some board members. The board hired Nicholas Gallo as a technology support specialist.

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Technology chief for LAUSD resigns

The head of technology for the nation's second-largest school system has resigned, the latest fallout from two troubled technology efforts: the iPads-for-all project and a new student records system. Ron Chandler, LAUSD's chief information officer, started in 2010.

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Hillsborough school board names new head of IT

Lesly White, the Moffitt Cancer Center’s director of information technology, infrastructure and shared services, has accepted the job of managing the Florida school district’s department of IT, security and privacy.

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New Jersey district appoints tech director

The Spotswood Board of Education appointed Eric Sheninger as director of technology integration and innovation. He was previously the principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey.

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New tech positions to be added by Pa. school district

The Greencastle-Antrim School board approved the creation of two additional technology support positions. The new positions, an infrastructure engineer and a desktop technician, would be added into an existing five-year contract with Questeq, the company to which district technology is outsourced.

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Massachusetts tech school names new superintendent-director

Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School has appointed Sheila M. Harrity as the new superintendent-director of Monty Tech. She has been serving as principal of Worcester Technical High School since 2006.

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Connecticut town names new director of instructional technology

The Darien Board of Education named Middlesex Middle School Assistant Principal Marc Marin to the newly created position of director of instructional technology. The position will focus on the improved implementation of technology education.

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Palo Alto school district appoints new chief technology officer

Derek Moore, the San Jose USD's director of technology services, is coming to Palo Alto to serve as the district's new chief technology officer.

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Michael Derry named as tech director in Portland, Maine

Portland Public Schools hired Michael Derry as the district's technology services director. He replaces Trey Bachner, who resigned this year to go into the private sector. Derry, a retired Navy chief, was the city's deputy IT director.

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