Technology Integration Staff

  • Kyle Turck, Technology IntegrationistKyle  

    Kyle's previous role was as a 2nd Grade teacher at Discovery Community School. He moved to the technology integration role in 2019. Kyle currently focuses on support for Grades K-5 throughout the district. Kyle is a certified Seesaw Ambassador. His areas of special interest include:

    • Seesaw for elementary schools
    • Integration of technology for early readers
    • Using creation apps to enhance student voice
    • Collaborating with teachers on how technology can heighten their teaching practices  

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    John Gerads, Technology Integrationist

    John joined the technology integration team in 2014 after teaching science at North Junior High School.  He currently provides support to students, staff, and administrators as part of the Inspire 1:1 learning program.  His areas of special interest include:

    • Mobile learning for middle level learners with iPads
    • Device management through resources such as Jamf and Securly
    • The integration and management of Schoology for teachers and students
    • Creating collaborative environments for student learning

     

     
    Katie Herrboldt
    Technology IntegrationistKatie

    Katie joins the technology integration team in 2018 from both Apollo and North Jr. High where she taught science.  She currently provides support to students, staff, and administrators as part of the Inspire 1:1 learning program.  Katie is a certified Schoology Ambassador.  Her areas of interest include:

    • The integration and management of Schoology for teachers and students
    • Google Apps for Education
    • Creating collaborative environments for student learning
    • Utilizing tools for formative and summative assessments
    • Gamification of content for student engagement.

     

    Kim Hess, Technology IntegrationistKim

    Kim has spent many years as a special education instructor in our district and now supports our SPED department for technology integration.  She currently focuses her time with our various SPED and alternative programs  Her areas of special interest include:

    • Accessibility features to help all students be successful
    • Supporting the use of technology to support reading instruction
    • Exploring alternative ways for teachers to support learning throughout our various SPED programs
    • Supporting IEP teams in the selection, acquisition and implementation of appropriate assistive technology devices and services