John Collins, Director of Information Technology
3550 Young Place
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Phone: (434) 515-5500
Supervisor of Data Processing
Supervisor of Support Technology
Supervisor of Instructional Technology
In July 2003, the Lynchburg City Schools created a Department of Information Technology to house all aspects of administrative and instructional technology. The department is overseen by the Director of Information Technology who reports directly to the Deputy Superintendent The director is assisted by an administrative team that includes the Supervisor of Support Technology, the Supervisor of Instructional Technology, the Supervisor of Data Processing, the Network Engineer and the Systems Administrator.
The department also includes nine technology Support Technicians who provide front-line service and support throughout the division and a Technology Clerk who oversees the IT HelpDesk. In addition, two Systems and Data Analysts work with student information system and provide support with other departmental database systems. The Textbook Coordinator manages inventory and distribution of school assets and a web designer maintains all Lynchburg City Schools’ websites as well as other duties as assigned by the director.
There are eight Instructional Technology Resource Teachers (ITRTs) assigned to the department. The primary role of the ITRT is to support teachers with the integration of instructional technology, focusing on instructional technology tools and resources that support teaching and learning.