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Redmond, Wash. – At a live event on the evening of Wednesday, January 6, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Superintendent, Dr. Jon Holmen, announced Pathway Forward, LWSD’s plan to return students to in-person learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.

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An International Community School student is the 2019-20 winner of the sixth annual Washington State Zine Contest. Katya Rukhlinskaia, who is now in eighth grade, won for grades 7-9 for her “Tribes: The Cowlitz” zine entry.

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    Forrest Baker

    Forrest Baker | Director of Technology Operations

    425-936-1420 | fbaker@lwsd.org

    Mr. Baker provides overall leadership for the success of the district’s technology operations, ensuring robust and reliable infrastructure to support student learning and productivity of district staff. He oversees the capital technology levy which funds staff and student technology, classroom equipment, instructional software, business and building systems, third-party managed services, and professional development. His team provides customer support to staff, students and parents. Mr. Baker also oversees teams that run data center and network, voice systems, Office 365 and Azure, application provisioning, software automation and computer imaging, equipment acquisition, deployment and maintenance, and Microsoft Teams.

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    Tim Krieger, DirectorTim Krieger | Director of Data, Research and Accountability

    425-936-1371 | tkrieger@lwsd.org

    Mr. Krieger serves as the district assessment coordinator, providing leadership and oversight for the implementation of the national, state and district student assessment program. He works in collaboration with district and school leaders to mine, analyze, display, and interpret data and trends to support decision-making and program development efforts to increase student access and engagement, close achievement and opportunity gaps, support student learning and success, and improve organizational outcomes. Mr. Krieger oversees and manages processes pertaining to student reporting and coordinates educational research processes.

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    Mindy Mallon, Associate DirectorMindy Mallon | Director of Technology Integration

    425-936-1217 | mmallon@lwsd.org

    Ms. Mallon provides leadership for integration of technology tools, applications, and services to support and improve teaching and learning. She provides oversight of the district’s library-media program and supports efforts focused on ensuring academic success for every student by collaborating with district leaders, school principals and teams to appropriately use technology to increase student access and engagement, close achievement and opportunity gaps, and increase student learning and success. Ms. Mallon ensures staff participation, parent involvement, and community engagement in the processes pertaining to the adoption of teaching and learning technologies and works collaboratively with the Technology Operations department to develop and implement efficient and effective cross-departmental systems and processes.

    Technology Integration Organizational Chart