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Who's Who

Not sure who to contact for assistance?  Your best bet is to enter a work order through Eduphoria and we will make sure the correct personnel completes the task.  However, below is an outline of our staff and general duty descriptions:


Rod Leer

Executive Director of Technology

Oversee all aspects of Technology Department

Paula Hutsen

PEIMS Director

State reporting and data information

Mona Brown

Technology Secretary

Purchasing and inventory

Mona Johnston

Digital Learning Coordinator

All aspects of Canvas LMS; Google Apps for Education training and support; Edlio district website support; Eduphoria, ClassLink and integrated online digital learning applications

Carl Turner

Systems Administrator

Student and staff account creation and provisioning including email accounts and local applications;

File servers and data backups

Scott Dodson

Network Engineer

Network equipment and system management including the wireless networks

Rochene Mollnar

Systems Administrator

Internal Microsoft computer accounts and drives; Microsoft database servers

Brenda Davis

Systems Analyst and Programmer

Database reports, scripting and programming

Frances Matula

PEIMS Assistant

Assisting campus personnel in data entry; Weekly PET file submission; Assist PEIMS Director in all aspects

Tomell Walton

Student Information Manager

All aspects of Sungard eSchool and Naviance including training, updates, and support issues; Works with the PEIMS Director in supporting staff in data input and data integrity matters

Ben “Bubba” Blackmon

Network Specialist

District-wide primary support specialist for the MISD phone system and west side network connections

Jessi Hailey

Desktop Technician II

High level support issues for east side campuses (MHS feeders); Support specialist for projection systems and Smartboards

Zach Green

Desktop Technician II

District-wide support specialist for security camera systems and east side network connections

Maria Patterson

Desktop Technician

High level support issues for PreK-8 west side campuses

Copier Manager (handles minor copier issues at all campuses and is the district liaison to Ricoh), Online Testing Prep Manager (directs the preparation of computers for online testing)

Jason Burt

Desktop Technician II

High level support issues for MISD high schools (MHS, MWHS, Alpha, DAEP)
Stacey Blakley Operations Support Clerk  

Remote support technician

Helpdesk Assistant for Elementary Schools

Janet Williams Warehouse and Delivery Tech

Maintains technology warehouse and inventory; Delivers and picks up technology related equipment from campuses