The technology tools and systems are supported by one of the areas most highly skilled and functional teams. Members of the technology team have a “customer service” focus when meeting the unique needs of our students, staff and community. We are proud of our service to this community.


Dr. Kent Kingston:  Executive Director of Technology

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Dr. Kingston is the Executive Director of Technology for Millard Public Schools. He oversees all aspects of the Technology Division.  Over his 30+ years in education he has had the pleasure of serving students as a classroom teacher, coach, building administrator, & central office administrator.  Dr. Kingston has presented to educators at state, regional, national, and international conferences on educational technology deployments and information systems. Apple Computer in 2003 named him an “Apple Distinguished Educator” (ADE). The "Excellence in Leading with Technology Award" was presented to Dr. Kingston by the Nebraska Education Technology Association (NETA) in 2011. Currently he is the president-elect for the Nebraska Association of Technology Administrators (NATA).

Education:
Ed.D., University of Nebraska-Omaha Dissertation “The Impact of High-Speed Internet Connectivity at Home on Eighth-Grade Student Achievement”

M.Ed., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.A., Midland Lutheran College, Fremont, NE


Dr. Curtis Case:  Director of Digital Learning

Case Image  Dr. Case is the Director of Digital Learning for Millard Public Schools. He coordinates with Educational Services and schools to expand the use of and access to interactive tools and technology to support and improve PK-12 learning and innovation. He also coordinates with Student Services and schools in the integration and implementation of a unified school security system. Prior to serving as the Director of Digital Learning, Dr. Case served as an Assistant Principal at Millard North High School from 2001 to 2006 and Principal of Millard South High School from 2006 to 2014.

Education:
Ed. D., Educational Administration - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

M. Ed., Educational Administration - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S., Mathematics - University of Nebraska - Lincoln


John Fabry:  District System Analyst

John is the District's Technology Project Manager.  He evaluates, designs and implements all aspects of the local and wide-area network infrastructures.  He also manages the technology infrastructure team.  

Education:       B.A., Peru State College
Certifications:   CNE, PM, 3COMCompTIA A+
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Sheila Bolmeier:  MEP Instructional Technology

Sheila is an Instructional Technology MEP. She provides District Education Technology support to World Language, ELL, PE, Language Arts, and Intervention Programs. She also provides District support in Scholastic Reading, Math, Rosetta Stone, Imagine Learning, Fitness Gram, and iReady.
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Yesenia "Jess" Bravo:  Technology Assistant

        Jess is the Technology Assistant in Millard West High School's Tech Center and helps students there with any laptop problems.
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Ralph Carey:  Technology Facilitator

Ralph is the Technology Facilitator at Don Stroh Administration Center.  He also provides District support for eFinanceSubfinderAAWEB, Time Clocks, and Document Management.
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Malcolm Chai:  Telecommunications Specialist

Malcolm is the District Telecommunications Specialist also known as "The Phone Guy".  He administers and supports Desk and Mobile communication devices.  He assists with network support services as needed.

Dylan Chrislip:  Technology Specialist

Dylan is the Technology Specialist for Millard South High School.  He also provides technology assistance to Andersen Middle School.

Janet Clure:  Helpdesk Specialist

Janet is the District Helpdesk Specialist.  She assigns Kace tickets to appropriate technology members, provides password changes for AD and e-mail logins.  She also handles Purchasing for the Technology Department in accordance to our standard hardware and software lists.
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Lynn Dethloff:  Technology Secretary

Lynn is the Technology Department secretary.  
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John Dickey:  District Network Specialist

John is a District Network Specialist focusing on district email and back-up systems.  He also provides mobile device support for staff and network support at all locations as needed.

Franco Fiorini: Technology Specialist

Franco is the Technology Specialist at Millard West High School.

Debra Heckman:  Technology Specialist

Debra is the Technology Specialist for Millard South High School.  

Robert Hettinger:  District Network Specialist

Robert is a District Network Specialist also known as "The Network Guy".  He focuses on designing and implementing network environment configurations, monitors network performance, troubleshoots network outages and internet filtering, and collaborates with others on network optimization.  He works alongside the telecommunications specialist by troubleshooting and programming the phone systems.

Chris Hilliard:  Technology Specialist

Chris is the Technology Specialist for Millard West High School.

Jay Hutfles:  Technology Facilitator

Jay is the Technology Facilitator for Millard South High School.

Marcia Kautsch:  Technology Specialist

Marcia is the technology specialist for Bryan, Cather, Disney, and Montclair. She also assists at the Support Services Department building.

Mary Kucera:  Technology Specialist

Mary is the technology specialist for Millard North High School. 

Joe Kuehl:  Technology Facilitator

Joe is the Technology Facilitator at Horizon High School and representative of the High School techs. He also provides District Support for Windows Imaging, Printing, myMPS, and Smart Sync servers and services.
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Amanda Kunes:  Technology Facilitator

Amanda is the Technology Facilitator at ReederRohwer and Wheeler Elementary schools and representative of the Elementary techs. She is the Technology Representative to Elementary MEPs as well. She also provides District support for Mac (Imaging, Deployments, & Servers), KaceBYOD, and Mobile Device Management.
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Chad Lawton:  Network Developer

Chad is the District's Technology Developer.  He provides support for School Messenger and end-user account software management.  He also assists in device and laptop deployments.
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Donna Lawton:  Technology Assistant

        Donna is the Technology Assistant in Millard South High School's Tech Center and helps students there with any laptop problems.
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Jacen Lefholtz:  MEP Instructional Technology

Jacen is an Instructional Technology MEP.  He provides District Education Technology support for: Science, Art, Journalism, and Industrial Technology.  He provides District Support for GAFE, Google Sites, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, SuccessNet, SMART Response Clickers, and Adobe Creative Suite. Jacen is also the MPS District Webmaster.
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Dan McConnell:  CADD / GIS Analyst

Dan does primary user support for the districts security software Genetec, he also supports the Transportation Department as an Edulog Project Manager and maintains the Site Management plans for the district while performing services as MPS's Survey Department using Trimble GPS equipment.


Laura Morris:  Technology Facilitator

Laura is the Technology Facilitator for Abbott, Aldrich, Ezra and Reagan elementary schools. She also provides support for the Ron Witt Support Services building and is also the Apple computer hardware support person.
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Jonathan Nord:  District Network Specialist

Jonathan is the District Network Specialist.  He provides District Support in several areas.
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Elizabeth Pachta:  Technology Facilitator

Elizabeth is the Technology Facilitator for Black Elk, Cottonwood, Harvey Oaks, Morton, NeihardtUpchurchWillowdale elementary schools.  She also serves on the KACE team.
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Cindy Pavone:  Technology Facilitator

Cindy is the Technology Facilitator at Central, Kiewit, and Russell Middle schools.
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Brenda Porter:  Technology Assistant

        Brenda is the Technology Assistant in Millard North High School's Tech Center and helps students there with any laptop problems.
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Nikki Schafer:  MEP Instructional Technology 

Nikki is a MEP Instructional for Technology.  She provides District Education Technology support to Business, Computer Science, Digital Literacy and Citizenship, Family Consumer Science, Health, and Music departments.  She also assists in Typing Ace, Type2Learn, and Google Sites.

Stan Segal:  MEP Instructional Technology

Stan is a MEP Instructional for Technology.  He provides District Education Technology support to Social Studies, Guidance, Math, SPED, and HAL (High Achievement Learning).   He assists on IWBs (interactive white boards) and projectors.  He also provides support for Naviance, and Infinite Campus (Instructional Tab).
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Don Shirley:  District Network Specialist

Don is a District Network Specialist and the A.D. Guy.  He manages the Active Directory Environment. Don focusing on Windows Server, VMware, Citrix XenserverXenapp, and XenDesktop machine support.  He provides support to the Kace team and implements Windows Application deployments via Kace.
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Kathi Smith:  Technology Staff Developer

Kathi is our Social Media contact/resource person.  She also assists and coordinates staff development in regards to technology as well as New Staff Orientation days.  She provides Administrative support for Better & Better, TalentEd Perform, Staff Development Website, and District Facebook page.
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Peggi Tomlinson:  Technology Specialist

Peggi is the Technology Specialist for Millard North High School.  She also provides technology assistance to Kiewit Middle School.
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TBA:  Technology Specialist

TBA is the Technology Specialist for Ackerman, Cody, Hitchcock, Holling Heights, Norris, Rockwell, and Sandoz elementary schools. 
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Jeff Yost:  Technology Facilitator

Jeff is the Technology Facilitator at Millard North High School.  He also provides District support for Wireless, BYODKace, and Anti-Virus.
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Paul Zohlen:  Technology Facilitator

Paul is the Technology Facilitator at Millard West High School.  He also provides District support for Internet Filtering.