Check out the first installment of ED TALKS from HHS

Our mission is increase access to learning by all students by providing technology-rich environments, professional development for staff on effective integration, and both administrative and instructional support.  Technology empowers teachers to engage students and provide opportunities for communication and collaboration that can maximize the instructional process and thereby supports the mission of Harrisonburg City Public Schools - where learning has no limits and together we work for success of all.

Meet Our Department








Harrisonburg City Schools Technology Department

Technical Support

Elementary Technology Specialists a nd Site Coordinators -
Is your computer not working?  These Technology Specialists at the elementary schools and site coordinators at the middle schools are your first line of defense against computer problems, and if they can't take care of the problem, they'll know know who to call!  They can help you with both hardware and software problems.

Sharron Barrix

Gerry Comer

Tricia McPherson

Derek Smiley

Jackie Zito

Waterman Elementary

Keister Elementary

Stone Spring Elementary

Smithland Elementary

Spotswood Elementary

Sandy Parks

Peggy Lineweaver

Skyline Middle School

Thomas Harrison Middle School


Computer Technicians -

Our technicians repair computer hardware and software, and troubleshoot computer problems from network connectivity problems to printer issues.  Our Technicians generally cover several schools, so the best way to ask for their help is to use the Technology Service Request



Beth Clatterbuck

Jen Edwards

Charles Getz

Ed Saylor

Craig Shoemaker

Harrisonburg High School
Smithland Elementary

Harrisonburg High School
Keister Elementary
Stone Spring Elementary


Harrisonburg High School
Spotswood Elementary
Waterman Elementary
Central Office

Skyline Middle School
Thomas Harrison Middle School

Harrisonburg High School


Instructional Technology

The Instructional Technology Resource Teachers, or ITRTs, can help you learn how to use technology like Google Apps for Education or your PowerTeacher Gradebook, and tehy can also help you use technology with your students.  Your ITRT can plan a lesson, co-teach or model a lesson, locate resources or just help advise you about best practices of technology integration.

ITRTs can help with all of the follow:

Using Google Apps for Education
- Including Gmail, Google Drive, Google
Docs, and Google Classroom
Using Microsoft Office
Designing Webpages
Using Discovery streaming
Using GPS units
Creating Movies & Videos
Creating Audio files
Using YouTube videos

Digital Citizenship
Digital Cameras
Digital Video Recorders
Photo Editing
Personal Response Units
Interactive Whiteboards
Document Cameras

Kim Brantley

Diana Flick

Nate Hissong

Kim Hook

Smithland Elementary

Harrisonburg High School

Harrisonburg High School

Harrisonburg High School

Stacey Penrod

Alan Quimby

Cherie Roadcap

Tara Walters

Stone Spring Elementary
Waterman Elementary

Skyline Middle School

Thomas Harrison Middle School

Keister Elementary
Spotswood Elementary

Check out the ITRT Calendar to find when you can work with your ITRT.



The Data department handles all of the Power School and PowerTeacher, Access to EIMS (Pearson Access)

SOL Testing, PowerSchool Assessment and Analytics (formerly known as Interactive Achievement).  They also handle data uploads with Reflex Math, Welnet, ThinkCentral, iReady, Myon, Blackboard, IEP online, Strawbridge, Lifetouch and Destiny.  Most of the support is given directly to administrators and tech support personnel.  In general if you have a question about students data management, contact your building tech staff, and they will determine the most appropriate person for the request.


Michael Cox

Shannon Davis

Lora Stader

Manager of Data and Reporting

Call for:  PowerSchool, PowerTeacher, Access to EIMS

Data Warehouse Specialist

Call for: PowerSchool       Assessment & Analytics(IA), Blackboard Connect, Registration (InfoSnap)
& LEP data

Data Processing Specialist

Call for: SOL testing, PowerTeacher support, IEP online, data uploads for software & photos


Division Staff

Toni Sheets

Dwayne Hottinger

Regina Breeden

Executive Director of Technology

Network Supervisor

Administrative Assistant for Finance and Technology

Call for: New Google Accounts