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Teacher Appreciation

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! We want to recognize and honor all our outstanding teachers who are the heart and soul of education. Thank you, teachers, for working hard each and every day to elevate our students to become successful in school and beyond. We celebrate you today and every day!

One of just 50 schools across the country with this distinction

Redmond, Wash. – Ella Baker Elementary in Redmond has been recognized as a National School of Character. This is the first time a school from Washington state has been recognized with this award. The recognition comes from Character.org, an organization dedicated to empowering people of all ages to practice and model core values.

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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.

    Technology Operations Organizational Chart

     

    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.

    Data, Research and Accountability Organizational Chart

     

    Scott Beebe

    Scott Beebe | Director of Technology Integration

    425-936-1217 | sbeebe@lwsd.org

    Mr. Beebe provides leadership for integration of technology tools, applications, and services to support and improve teaching and learning. He 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. Mr. Beebe 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