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Austin Public Schools

401 3rd Ave NW
Austin, MN  55912

District Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30AM - 4:30PM

Technology Integration Program

What is a Technology Integration Coach?

Primary Purpose

Technology Coaches will carry forward the professional learning and implementation work of the district, specifically in the areas in which technology integration is needed. This work will be directed by the District Technology Coordinator and the Executive Director of Teaching and Learning in collaboration with Principals through Site Improvement Plans.

Essential Functions

The Technology Coaches will work as a team to:

  • Coordinate efforts in alignment with the district strategic plan and develop the use of technology as a tool to support teaching and learning.
  • Provide professional development to large and small groups of teachers.
  • Serve as coaches and mentors to assist teachers in implementation and integration of technology that promotes learning and digital literacies.
  • Work with students and staff to support co-curricular programs involving the use of digital skills and resources.
  • Conduct deployment of devices and manage device inventory at sites.
  • Create and maintain a technology knowledge base.

Technology Integration Coaches

Carlene Pline
Austin High School

Jennifer Madsen
IJ Holton Intermediate School & Ellis Middle School

Josh McRae
Neveln & Sumner Elementary Schools, Woodson Kindergarten Center

Jer Osgood
Banfield & Southgate Elementary Schools

Amy Thuesen
Director of Technology

Alex Cauble
Systems Administrator

Matt Christian
IT Help Desk

Michael Majerus
IT Support Technician

Jean Zhou
IT Support Technician

Miguel Garcia
IT Support Technician

Connor Cauble
IT Support Technician