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I've worked on the marketing team at SchoolDude since 2013. I currently am the Public K-12 Marketing Manager and serve the Public K-12 market with helpful resources and trends that can help them in their day-to-day work. I work closely with the sales organization and several other departments to ensure clients and the public have a clear understanding of what SchoolDude does and the benefits our solutions provide to educational institutions. It’s exciting to work in marketing everyday and see clients succeed and schools benefit from using SchoolDude. I grew up in Virginia and graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Business- Wahoowa!
It’s that time of year – planning for the 2018 fiscal year and budgeting for your needs, whether that be staff additions, new devices, or big projects. As head of your IT Department, you have unique insight into what your team really needs - you’re the backbone of what keeps your school’s technology up and running, but do you have total ownership of your budget?
Next week, Tom Ryan, Chief Information and Strategy Officer for Santa Fe Public Schools and CoSN Chair-Elect (our expert in all things IT-related) will dive into this on our webinar to discuss strategies that will enable you to take control of budgeting decisions so your department gets exactly what you need to succeed, including how to take control of your department’s budgeting and planning and elevate your role from tactical to strategic.
Want to know more about our speaker Dr. Ryan?
As Chief Information and Strategy Officer for the Santa Fe Public School District in Santa Fe, New Mexico and the chair-elect for the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN), Tom Ryan is an education professional with 36+ years of experience and expertise in teaching, leadership, technology, technology integration and blended/online learning program development. Dr. Ryan has a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction and also served as a teacher, high school principal and 11 years as a CIO of a 90,000 student school district. He works with schools leadership on strategic planning and leadership, designing digital learning environments, technology infrastructure reviews, and the shift to digital tools through the eLearn Institute.