IT Position Added to District Budget

Westbrook (CT) Public Schools Superintendent Patricia Charles has proposed a full-time information technology technician in next year’s budget request

The district suffered a significant data loss in August and currently uses contractors to support computers and networks used in instruction and administration under the direction a tech-savvy high school principal.
However, having a high school principal fill two roles was called unwise during a New England Association of Schools & Colleges Inc. accreditation visit several years ago. The group’s report recommended that the district hire in-house technology support.