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Project Team

The Keeping Students Connected and Learning brief was developed under the guidance of Sara Trettin of the U.S. Department of Education, OET.

Support for the creation of this document was provided by Manhattan Strategy Group under the contract ED-ESE-15-A-0012/91990019F0395. Valuable support was provided by Shirley Eng, Ferddy Gedeon, Megan Lavalley, and Lisa Palacios.

Subject Matter Experts

In addition, we extend our thanks to our group of subject matter experts who reviewed drafts of the guide and provided invaluable feedback, writing, and examples from their experiences.

Dr. Christine Diggs, Chief Technology Officer, Albemarle County Public School District, VA

Frankie Jackson, Independent Consultant and Director of Strategic Initiatives, Texas K-12 Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Council

Christopher Mitchell, Director of the Community Broadband Networks Initiative, Institute for Local Self Reliance

Andrew Moore, Chief Information Officer, Boulder Valley School District, CO

Dr. Philip Neufeld, Executive Officer, Information Technology, Fresno Unified School District, CA

Tom Rolfes, Education IT Manager, State Office of the Chief Information Officer, NE

Peter Sonksen, Network Administrator, Lindsay Unified School District, CA

Luis Wong, Chief Technology Officer, Imperial County Office of Education, CA