Director of Technology - 814-940-6974
- All classrooms are connected to the school district’s private fiber optic ring. Students can access high-speed Internet across the District.
- Extensive professional development for AASD staff promotes true integration of educational technology.
- Parents can check student progress online through Skyward. Real-time grades, homework updates, school announcements and the ability to communicate quickly with teachers via e-mail are important features of the system.
- All classrooms are digital classrooms that feature interactive whiteboards, digital projectors and electronic student response systems.
- Mobile computer carts and iPad carts are used in all schools to help integrate technology into the curriculum.
- Elementary students (K-6) use technology as a tool for project-based learning.
- McAuliffe Heights Program at Irving was the district’s first digital school.
- Dedicated video network connects all buildings to allow video conferencing for distance learning and professional development activities.
- Students enrolled in gifted support classes at Juniata Gap School use Netbooks at school and at home.
- Mountain Lion Television allows students to write and produce daily morning news shows as well as “The Lion’s Den,” a lively news program telecast to the community.
- AltoonaASD is a mobile App that gives the user access to district athletics schedules, calendar events, lunch menus as well as other District Information.
- Implementation of iPad 1:1 distribution at the high school sophomore level.
- Junior Paw Productions, a 9th grade elective, allows student to film, edit, produce and broadcast monthly segments on activities happening at AAJHS via closed caption television.