When this session was developed, Douglas Dandridge was the Assistant Director of Technology for Hempfield School District. Next year he will be the Assistant Middle School Principal at Hempfield. As Assistant Director of Technology, his responsibilities included the supervision of the instructional technology initiatives in the district. The administrators, department leaders and instructional technology team at Hempfield have spent countless hours revising staff development offerings to the professional staff. This has included a strong focus on Understanding by Design and Differentiating Instruction. Adding iTunesU as a distribution channel is a natural complement to how Hempfield offers staff development to their staff. Dougls has worked for Hempfield for 10 years in a variety of roles, including as a high school math and computer science teacher, Student Information System coordinator, technology support specialists, Assistant Director of Technology and most recently Assistant Principal.

Contact Doug at doug_dandridge@hempfieldsd.org