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Department of Digital Innovation

The Department of Technology Integration and Support (DTIS) leads the selection, integration, training, and support of innovative technologies for our schools and offices to ensure operational excellence and staff productivity.

Technology Integration

teaching with chromebooks

What is our role?
To work closely with schools and offices in order to design and deliver high-quality professional development on the integration of technology into teaching, learning, and operations.

 What does it look like?

  • A team of Technology Implementation Specialists (TIS)
  • Wide range of topics from classroom-based technologies to business and reporting systems
  • Models vary from job-embedded coaching to formal whole group trainings to comprehensive credit-bearing courses
  • Face-to-face, hybrid, and online opportunities that may be facilitated or self-paced

Technology Support

 Tech PD

What is our role?
To provide daily technology support including operational and maintenance services, information, and assistance focused on customer productivity

What does it look like?

  • First line of support for network, hardware, and software troubleshooting
  • Responsible for supporting all elementary and middle schools as well as alternative education programs
  • Scheduled and emergency technology assistance at the school level

 IT Systems Specialist Assignments

Technology Modernization

 Chromebook Collaboration and Learning

What is our role?
To research, purchase, configure, and support instructional technologies for schools and offices.

What does it look like? 

  • Every 4 years* schools undergo a technology refresh to update hardware/software resources
  • Schools make decisions on distribution of resources based on available allocations
  • For more information regarding modernization schedules, please review the plans by fiscal year:   

*Subject to budget


  Instructional Technology Resources (requires login)    

  Technology Products (FMS)

Contact Us

Department of Digital Innovation
Center for Technology Innovation (CTI)
15 West Gude Drive, Suite 325 (3rd Floor)
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 240-740-5710
Fax: 301-279-6198

Dr. Kara Trenkamp Director II

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