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New Tech Napa visit

Today I visited New Tech High School in Napa. A lot has been said about New Tech, but I wanted to add my impressions. First the $14M renovation of the building to create an environment conducive to Project Based Learning seems to provide just that! The double sized classrooms with a wall of glass open …

CETPA Certified CTO

Yesterday I received my Chief Technical Officer certification. This event at the annual CETPA conference held this year in Monterey, CA was the culmination a ┬áprogram in which I participated in monthly sessions with 20 other technology leaders across California. The 2010 Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Mentor Program focused on leadership skills required for Chief …

Voice mail and email converge

We rolled out a new service at the that enables everyone to receive voice mails in their email. The way it works is the phone system sends an email with an attached .wav file to a users email. No longer do people have to check voice mail or even worse have call in to check …

Metro starts Digital Music Club

Brian Tester, the Tech Coordinator at Metro, has started a Digital Music Club. He has transformed the once hodge-podge tech room into a studio able to handle about five club members at a time. As part of this new initiative Brian is teaming up with the multi-talented Kokou Katamani and has built out a high-end …