About the Data and Accountability Division
The Data and Accountability Division empowers all students, teachers, and staff personnel by providing access to technology and information needed for teaching and learning, planning, decision-making, and evaluation. The division has been entrusted with providing technology leadership and ensuring the effective and efficient use of all district technological resources.
The Data and Accountability Division’s Chief Officer currently has seven direct reports: two senior directors, two directors, and four managers.
Of the two senior directors, one is in charge of accountability and assessment services. This area focuses on data mining, coordinating district and state testing, CCRPI verifications, program research and evaluations, and applying statistical analysis on testing data for schools to use. The second senior director is responsible for administrative/business systems, systems training, copier fleet management, print shop, and imaging/records management. This area focuses on supporting and maintaining the human resources and financial system through programming, database administration, records imaging management, customer training, and customer support.
Of the two directors, one manages the student information system. This area supports and maintains student demographics, grades, schedules, programs, courses, as well as provides schools, state, and federal agencies with reports. The second director oversees the network and engineering area. This area supports and maintains district technology helpdesk, network operation center, network electronic infrastructure, systems infrastructure, Internet access, network security, district email, specialized network-based applications.
Of the four managers, one is in charge of instructional technology. This areas provides new and ongoing professional development for all district teachers with a major focus on impacting student learning through the use of technology tools and resources. A total of eight IT coaches train and support teachers during the school day, before and after-school, and online. In addition, they collaborate with Principals, Professional Development, and Content Directors to provide school level training. They also oversee technology grants that are provided by the state, federal, and local agency. The second manager oversees the Library Media Technology Specialists that runs the school's Library Media Centers. This area focuses on teaching information literacy, digital literacy, and visual literacy to all students. The third manager is responsible for the district internal and external web sites. This area maintains the district Dashboard, Rapid Response System, and SharePoint services. They develops web-based workflow applications, provide training on creating and maintaining websites, web calendars, internal discussion boards, and web files. Finally, the forth manager is responsible for managing various district-wide projects. With the complexity of technology-based projects, this position ensures established goals and objectives are achieved within budget, within the timeline, and with the allocated resources provided.