• Jonesboro Public School's Technology Department provides field support, data center operations, along with installation of desktops, laptops, tablets, projectors, interactive displays, servers, storage, switches, phones, security cameras 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.)

Michael Summers, Director of Technology

  • 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

    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

    Rodney Sefers - Technician / Network Admin

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • District wide support
    • Network Support
    • Wireless Specialist
    • Firewall / Security
    • Content Filter
    • Infrastructure / Wiring Design

     


    Darryl Howerton - Lead Technician / Network Admin

    Primary Responsibilities:

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

    Brent Wheaton - Technician / Network Admin

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - District
    • CyberSecurity - District
    • 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

    Lance Nettles - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - MicroSociety Elementary Magnet
    • Campus support - The Academies at Jonesboro High, NEACTC
    • District VOIP Specialist
    • Access Control Administrator
    • Security Camera Support
    • General support - district wide

    Billy Young - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - Math & Science Elementary Magnet, 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
    • Campus support - NEACTC
    • JHS 1:1 program support
    • Infrastructure / Wiring
    • Apple Management Support
    • Adobe Management
    • Wireless support
    • Access Control Administrator

    Sohail Khan - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

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

    Clint Deloach - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - SUCCESS Achievement Academy
    • Campus support - Jonesboro Kindergarten Center
    • Campus support - Jonesboro PreK Flint
    • Apple Management Support
    • 1:1 iPad support - JKC

     


    Edgar Hernandez - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - Douglas Macarthur Jr. High
    • General support - all campuses as needed

    Colby Neves - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - NEACTC
    • Campus support - The Academies at Jonesboro High
    • General support - all campuses as needed

    Spencer Hinkle - Technician

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Campus support - Health, Wellness & Environmental Studies Elementary Magnet
    • General support - all campuses as needed