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 including Library Services.  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 (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 (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 (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. 

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

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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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 Angela Daigle:  Library Services Department Head

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Dr. Daigle is the Library Services Department Head. She has been an educator for 25 years. Her experience includes servings as a Classroom Teacher, a Teacher Librarian, and an Instructional Technology Facilitator. In her current position, she oversees the school library programs at all 35 buildings.This includes coordinating the daily operations of the library such as material circulation, and instruction for Digital Citizenship and Computational Thinking (coding). The Library Services Department also collaborates with Educational Services and Technology to successfully integrate digital learning into instruction within the library and classroom. .


Education:

Ed.D., University of Nebraska-Omaha Dissertation “The Impact of a Professional Development Initiative on Technology Integration within Instruction”


M.Ed., University of Nebraska-Omaha

M.L.S, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

B.S., Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas




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 Karen Adams:  Library Services Processing Secretary

Karen does all of the purchasing for the 35 school libraries.  She purchases all of the AV equipment for the District. She also holds and distributes surplus handbooks, charts and spelling books as well as HAL supplies for the elementary buildings.charts and spelling books as well as HAL supplies for the elementary buildings.Blank
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.
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Dylan Chrislip:  Technology Specialist

Dylan is the Technology Specialist for Andersen Middle School.   
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Cindy Dark:  Technology Facilitator

Cindy is the Technology Facilitator at Horizon High School. She also provides assistance to all the middle schools when needed.
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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.back-up systems.  He also provides mobile device support for staff and network support at all locations as needed.
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Franco Fiorini: Technology Specialist

Franco is the Technology Specialist at Beadle Middle School.
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Cathy Hanish:  Technology Specialist

Cathy is the Technology Specialist for Russell Middle School.  
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Sandy Havens:  Library Services Receiving Secretary

Sandy receives and processes all of the books and materials purchased by the teacher/librarians in the District. She ensures the materials are ready for immediate use by teachers and students when they arrive at the schools.
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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.
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Chris Hilliard:  Technology Specialist

Chris is the Technology Specialist for Central Middle School.
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Jay Hutfles:  Technology Facilitator

Jay is the Technology Facilitator for Millard South High School.
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Laurie Jones:  District Cataloger

Laurie works at the Support Service Center as the Millard District Cataloger for Destiny. 
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Mary Kucera:  Technology Specialist

Mary is the Technology Specialist for Kiewit Middle School. 
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Joe Kuehl:  Technology Facilitator

Joe is the Technology Facilitator representing the Secondary Level. He is also the Technology Facilitator at DSAC and SSC. 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 representing the Elementary Level.  She is the Technology Representative to Elementary MEPs as well. She also is the Technology Facilitator at Rohwer Elementary. 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.
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Laura Morris:  Technology Facilitator

Laura is the Technology Facilitator for Abbott, Holling Heights, Norris, Reagan, Reeder and Upchurch Elementary buildings. She also provides support for the RWSSC 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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Denise O'Connor:  Helpdesk Specialist

Denise 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.

Elizabeth Pachta:  Technology Facilitator

Elizabeth is the Technology Facilitator for Ackerman, Cottonwood, Harvey Oaks, Morton, Neihardt, Rockwell, Wheeler and Willowdale Elementary buildings.  She also serves on the KACE team.blank
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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Buster Smith:  Technology Specialist

Buster is the Technology Specialist for Aldrich, Disney, Ezra, Hitchcock and Sandoz Elementary buildings. 

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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Marcia Smith:  Technology Specialist

Marcia is the Technology Specialist for Black Elk, Bryan, Cather, Cody, and Montclair Elementary buildings. 
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Peggi Tomlinson:  Technology Specialist

Peggi is the Technology Specialist for North Middle School.  

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.