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315-433-8332
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315-433-2637
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  Angela Affronti
Instructional Technology Integration Specialist
315.431.8425
aaffronti@cnyric.org

Responsibilities: Angela is responsible for assisting teachers and administrators in the region with instructional technology integration to improve and transform classroom instruction.  She conducts professional development workshops and oversees various ITD applications.
 



 
  Laurel Chiesa
Coordinator of Instructional Technology
315.692.1290
lchiesa@cnyric.org

Responsibilities: Laurel provides leadership in implementing a school district's vision for utilizing technology to enhance and support K-12 instruction.  She works closely with district administrators to build effective integration strategies that support the district curricula.  Laurel also works with teachers, departments, grade levels, and faculties to enhance traditional lessons and teaching methods with technology to meet 21st century learning outcomes.



  Jason Clark
Instructional Technology Integration Specialist
315.431.8412
jlclark@cnyric.org

Responsibilities: Jason is responsible for assisting teachers and administrators in the region with instructional technology integration to improve and transform classroom instruction.  He conducts professional development workshops and oversees various ITD applications.



  Michael Dingman
Instructional Technology Integration Specialist
mdingman@cnyric.org

Responsibilities: Mike is responsible for assisting teachers and administrators in the region with instructional technology integration to improve and transform classroom instruction.  He conducts professional development workshops and oversees various ITD applications.



  Teresa Fragola
Administrative Support
315.433.8360
tfragola@cnyric.org

Responsibilities: Teresa manages all of the important administrative functions for the ITD team including purchasing, conference requests, travel, district meetings, budget reports, and more.



  Laurie LeFever
Instructional Technology Integration Specialist
315.431.8447
llefever@cnyric.org

Responsibilities: Laurie is responsible for assisting teachers and administrators in the region with instructional technology integration to improve and transform classroom instruction.  She conducts professional development workshops and oversees various ITD applications.



  Nick Lefort
Instructional Technology Integration Specialist
315.431.8420
nlefort@cnyric.org

Responsibilities: Nick is responsible for assisting teachers and administrators in the region with instructional technology integration to improve and transform classroom instruction.  He conducts professional development workshops and oversees various ITD applications.



 

Robert Leo
Model Schools Coordinator
315.433.2637
rleo@cnyric.org

Responsibilities:  Rob is responsible for coordination of the Model Schools program for the 23 districts in the OCM region.  He serves on the statewide Model Schools committee acting as our liaison to bring back the latest information on instructional technologies.  Rob also coordinates our TALKS series and all professional development activities within the ITD department.



  Zachary Lind
Instructional Technology Integration Specialist
zlind@cnyric.org

Responsibilities: Zach is responsible for assisting teachers and administrators in the region with instructional technology integration to improve and transform classroom instruction.  He conducts professional development workshops and oversees various ITD applications.



  Tim Patterson
Instructional Technology Integration Specialist
tpatterson@cnyric.org


Responsibilities: Tim is responsible for assisting teachers and administrators in the region with instructional technology integration to improve and transform classroom instruction.  He conducts professional development workshops and oversees various ITD applications.



  Katie Regan
Instructional Technology Integration Specialist
kregan@cnyric.org


Responsibilities: Katie is responsible for assisting teachers and administrators in the region with instructional technology integration to improve and transform classroom instruction.  She conducts professional development workshops and oversees various ITD applications.



  Chris Rogers
Instructional Technology Integration Specialist
crogers@cnyric.org


Responsibilities: Chris is responsible for assisting teachers and administrators in the region with instructional technology integration to improve and transform classroom instruction.  He conducts professional development workshops and oversees various ITD applications.



  Nancy Schmidt 
Systems Consultant
315.433.8358
nschmidt@cnyric.org

Responsibilities: Nancy's primary focus is on supporting literacy initiatives with research-based tools like Fast ForWord and Read 180.  She also provides technology training for districts on a variety of topics, and is a nationally certified curriculum mapping trainer.



 

Amy Spath
Coordinator of E-Learning and Special Projects
315.433.8332
aspath@cnyric.org

Responsibilities: Amy supervises the mediaCONNECT service and is responsible for assisting districts with all e-learning initiatives, including virtual field trips, point-to-point video conferencing, and the Ensemble Video service, all with the hope of helping students make global connections.  She also coordinates our American Sign Language Program which provides ASL I, II, and III via distance learning for students across New York State.

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