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Information Technology

CCPS Information Technology. Inspire. Empower. Achieve.

Vision

To inspire and empower all students and staff with technology, unlocking their full potential to achieve their goals and dreams.

Mission

To provide a secure, reliable, and integrated technology environment that:

  • Ensures the goals of CCPS’ Strategic Plan are realized.
  • Enhances teaching and learning.
  • Advances equity.
  • Is accessible and easy to use.
  • Enables staff to provide exceptional services and support.
  • Engages the entire CCPS community.
  • Maximizes return on investment.
  • Promotes digital citizenship.
  • Embodies our core values.

Core Values & Guiding Principles

  • Communication & Collaboration – We believe that communication and collaboration are critical to achieving our goals. Individually and collectively, we ask questions, listen to our stakeholders, and provide timely solutions and support.
  • Digital Citizenship – We believe in the importance of responsible, ethical, and secure uses of technology by students and staff to safeguard against technological dangers and to effectively use digital tools to interact positively with the world.
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion – We are dedicated to elevating access and opportunity for all.  We value each person with whom we interact and take initiative to grow interpersonal relationships.
  • Efficiency – While we value hard work, we believe in working smarter. We hire and retain capable, highly trained individuals who seek creative technological solutions that maximize efficiency for all the departments and schools we support.
  • Ethics & Integrity – We believe in moral principles that govern how technologies should be used, especially in the areas of accountability, digital citizenship, privacy, data protection, and safe online behaviors. We uphold strong ethical standards and earn the trust of others by providing honest, practical, and reliable service in a friendly, supportive, and respectful manner.
  • Growth Mindset – We embrace challenges, persist through obstacles, learn from criticism, and are deeply inspired by the success of those we work with and for. We believe that our skills can be improved with effort and persistence and that we can only be successful by acknowledging our areas of growth and focusing on process refinement.
  • Innovation – We invest in technology to optimize efficiency, integrate processes, and increase flexibility to support our vision and CCPS’ Strategic Goals.  We are constantly adapting to the changing needs of our community.
  • Professionalism – We embody professionalism by being productive, taking ownership, holding ourselves accountable, being critical thinkers and problem-solvers, communicating effectively, developing self-awareness, and building relationships. These traits allow us to be more thoughtful, driven, and motivated when devising strategic plans and making decisions.  We accept responsibility for our actions, taking pride in our accomplishments and acknowledging our mistakes.
  • Safety & Security – We value the safety and security of the technology resources and information entrusted to our care, and we are vigilant in maintaining their integrity.
  • Service & Responsiveness – We are committed to providing responsive and quality service in all aspects of our work by communicating clearly and consistently, developing procedures that increase efficiency, and gathering feedback from our stakeholders so that we may reflect and improve.

Department of Information Technology Directory

Ongoing Help Desk support via email at HelpDesk@calvertnet.k12.md.us or via phone at 443-550-8146.

Matthew Poteet

Titles: Director, Information Technology
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Work: 443-550-8100

Sabrina Bergen

Titles: Supervisor, Application Technologies
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Work: 443-550-8103

Richard Lippert

Titles: Supervisor , Network Technologies
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Work: 443-550-8100

Joel Parmer

Titles: Supervisor, Support Technologies
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Work: 443-550-8135

Tamara Horsemen

Titles: Help Desk Specialist
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Work: 443-550-8100

Thomas Moran

Titles: Network Security Engineer
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Work: 443-550-8100

Adam Will

Titles: Application Specialist / Project Manager
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Work: 443-550-8134

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