Michael Summers, Director of Technology
  • Jonesboro Public School's Technology Department Support provides field support, data center operations, along with installation of desktops, laptops, tablets, projectors, interactive displays, servers, storage, switches and other technology hardware.  The technology department is also responsible for installing and configuring both wired and wireless networks, as well as supporting the technology used by all staff and students.

    Technology infrastructure and interactive learning opportunities are both key initiatives within JPS. Jonesboro Public Schools is committed to providing opportunities for teachers and students to interact with the global community through use of technology tools such as online learning and social media. Our goal is to provide timely, professional support and to help make the use of technology a seamless experience for all involved.

    Currently we support over 7000 computers, 3000 tablets, and several hundred printers, switches and multimedia devices. (Interactive whiteboards, interactive displays, TVs, projectors, document cameras, audio systems, etc.)

     

     

  • Technology Department Staff

    Michael Summers - Director

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Manage District Wide Support team
    • Project Planning / Coordination
    • Firewall / Security - ISO
    • Hardware Procurement
    • Software Procurement
    • Network Support
    • Email Support
    • VOIP Support
    • Website Support
    • Google Administration
    • MDM Administration
    • ERATE

    Darryl Howerton - Lead Technician / Network Admin

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - International Studies
    • Software Implementation
    • Network Support 
    • Active Directory
    • Virtual Environment Support
    • Chromebook Support
    • Legacy systems support
    • Google Administration
    • Data Imports

    Rodney Sefers - Technician / Network Admin

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - MicroSociety
    • Network Support
    • Wireless Specialist
    • Firewall / Security
    • Content Filter
    • Infrastructure / Wiring Design

    Brent Wheaton - Technician / Network Admin

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - Health Wellness & Environmental Studies
    • Network Support
    • Switch Configuration
    • Infrastructure / Wiring Design

    Lauren Dickens - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - Annie Camp Jr High
    • Annie Camp 1:1 Program support
    • District VOIP Specialist

    Jody Long - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - Douglas MacArthur Junior High
    • District VOIP Specialist
    • Apple Management Specialist
    • MDM administration / support
    • Infrastructure / Wiring

    Billy Young - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - Math & Science , Jonesboro PreK North & Bus Shop
    • Math & Science 1:1 program support
    • Printer / Copier Support
    • Security Camera Support
    • Infrastructure / Wiring

    Chris Webb - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - The Academies at Jonesboro High
    • JHS 1:1 program support
    • Infrastructure / Wiring
    • Apple Management Support
    • Adobe Management

    Sohail Khan - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - Visual & Performing Arts 
    • Hardware Repair specialist
    • Infrastructure / Wiring

    Clint Deloach - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - SUCCESS Achievement Center, Health/Wellness & Evironmental Studies, & MicroSociety
    • Apple Management Support

    Nathan Duncan - Technician 

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - Jonesboro Kindergarten Center & Jonesboro Pre-K Program
    • JKC 1:1 program support
    • Hardware Repair specialist

    Lisa Cloinger - Student Data Specialist

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • eSchool Coordinator
    • State Reporting
    • Gradebook Support
    • Triand Support
    • Parent Notification Software Support
    • eSchool Trainer / CAM / ADAM
    • Ed-Fi Administrator

    Danny Hargett - Technology Assistant

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - NEA Career and Technical Center