District Technology Director

Mrs. Wendy Keeton

Wendy Keeton
 
Mrs. Wendy J. Keeton

Hello! My name is Wendy Keeton and I work at Sam Rayburn I.S.D., which is located in Ivanhoe, Texas. I am beginning my 28th year at Sam Rayburn. I have taught AP Computer Science using Java,C++ and Pascal as the programming language. Our computer science team won state in 2003. It was the first state academic championship at Sam Rayburn. I am also the District UIL Coordinator, as well as the Director of Support Services for the district. The district currently has five labs and many wireless labs with laptops,IPads and Chrome Books. We run Windows 16 network and have a Meraki wireless access point as well as switches for the network.  We have interactive whiteboards in most classrooms.
 
 

Qualifications:

  • I have been teaching at Sam Rayburn I.S.D. since August 1993. I have taught 8th-grade computer literacy, Programming, (Pascal, Visual Basic I and II, C ++, and Java.
  • Microsoft Certification Professional Product Specialist
  • Assists in integrating technology into the existing instructional curriculum
  • Provides guidance in the selection of technical equipment and materials used within instructional programs
  • Provides direction to the faculty and staff in the effective use of technology, including individual training and staff development activities.
  • Supervises and assists with the bidding process, purchase, distribution, maintenance, and installation of hardware, software, and other technological equipment and materials.
  • Maintains a Windows 16 Network
  • Repairs computer hardware
  • Disseminates information regarding current research and significant developments in computer education at the state and national level
  • Articulates the district's mission and goals in the area of technology to the community and solicits its support in realizing the mission
  • Helps in the design and maintenance  district web site
  • Presents programs at educational conferences
  • Grant writer of:
    • 4 TIF grants
    • TIE - Project Director over six districts
    • Academic 2000 - Project Director
    • 9th Grade Initiative - Project Director
  • Sam Rayburn ISD & Bonham ISD
    • Virtual Pilot- Project Director
    • TARGET - Project Director over seven districts
    • TIP - Written for Clarksville ISD
    • High School Completion Grant - Project Director
    • Improving Teaching and Learning written for Clarksville Middle School
    • STAR Grant for Dodd City, Sam Rayburn, Paris, Texarkana, Roxton, Hubbert
      • Project Director of Sam Rayburn ISD & Paris Star Grant
    • Safe Schools for Healthy Students Federal Grant
      • Writing for Sam Rayburn ISD & Bonham ISD
      • Writing for Greenville ISD / Evaluator
    • RTech Grant
      • Project Director for grant awarded this year.
      • Writer for Celeste ISD
    • Evaluator of the following
      • High School Completion
      • TIE
      • 9th Grade Initiative
      • Academic 2000
      • STAR
      • TARGET

 

Certificates Held:

  • Superintendent
  • Principal
  • ILD
  • PDAS
  • T-Tess
  • Secondary Basic Business
  • Secondary Business Administration
  • Computer Information Systems
  • English 6-12
  • English Language Arts 6-12
  • Vocational Teacher
  • TIF-Tech Trainer
  • Microsoft Product Specialist
  • Novell Education Certificate
  • Advanced Placement Certificate
  • TENET Facilitator Training
  • A+ Certified
  • Intel Master Teacher

Degrees Held:

  • Seeking Doctorates in Educational Administration - Texas A&M Commerce
  •       Masters of Educational Administration - Texas A&M Commerce
  • Bachelor of Science Business Administration - East Texas State University