Technology Committee

Purpose

The purpose of the MSBO Technology Committee is:

  • To provide a forum for discussion of issues of concern and/or interest to school technology managers and a mechanism for communicating those issues to MSBO and other member groups.
  • To provide a mechanism for meeting the professional development needs for MSBO members responsible for managing technology in schools.
  • To assist in promoting the efficient use of technology in schools, including creating standards for the management and application of technology.
  • To serve as a resource for MSBO in helping all school business personnel understand technology in schools and how to use it properly and efficiently.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Planning and conducting meetings of the MSBO Technology Committee.
  • Evaluating laws, regulations and practices relative to technology and its use in schools.
  • Communicating with state and federal regulators, through and with MSBO, regarding technology-related matters.
  • Assisting MSBO in planning professional development activities for technology managers and staff and all school personnel on matters related to technology.
  • Other activities as deemed appropriate by the Committee, in collaboration with MSBO.
  • Liaison with other organizations that serve school technology managers.
  • Serve as a model for policy and procedures in school technology.

Chair

Richard Webb, CTO
Director of Technology
Fremont Public Schools
(231) 924-8191
Fax: (231) 924-8196
rwebb@fremont.net

Co-Chair

Fred Sharpsteen, CTO
Director of Technology
Mecosta-Osceola ISD
(231) 592-9601
Fax: (231) 924-8196
fsharpsteen@moisd.org

Board Liaison: Julie Williams-Muz
Staff Liaison: Debbie Kopkau

2021–22 Meetings

Virtual, at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Zoom link will be emailed on MSBO listservs)

  • 10/14/2021
  • 11/11/2021
  • 12/9/2021
  • 1/13/2022
  • 2/10/2022
  • 3/10/2022
  • 4/14/2022
  • 5/12/2022
  • 6/9/2022

2020–21 Meetings

Virtual, at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Zoom link will be emailed on MSBO listservs)

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