EDUCATION THROUGH INNOVATION
Mission and Vision
The Uxbridge Department of Technology and Digital Learning cultivates a dynamic, inclusive, and equitable educational environment from PreK through 12. Promoting a learner-centric approach, we strive to equip students with the tools and mindset essential for success in the age of technology. Supporting authentic learning environments, we aim to foster durable skill development, creativity, and innovation through equitable access to technology. By championing digital equity, we aim to bridge the gap and ensure that every student, regardless of background, possesses the tools and opportunities required to succeed in the continually evolving digital landscape.
Our vision is to be a powerful force for transformative education and a driving advocate for digital equity, where technology and digital learning act as catalysts for unlocking the full potential of every student. Aligned with the district principles of Student Achievement, Safety and Wellness, and Family and Community Engagement, we aspire to create a collaborative and supportive ecosystem that nurtures the holistic development of each student, actively working to eliminate disparities in digital access and proficiency. In this vision, we seek to transform education into a realm where technology serves as a great equalizer, ensuring that all students, regardless of background, have equitable access to cutting-edge technology, fostering diversity, and cultivating an inclusive environment for the entire educational community.
Alignment with District Principles
The Department of Technology and Digital Learning enhances student achievement by providing a technology-rich learning environment that fosters critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. Our programs, designed to align with academic goals, ensure that technology complements and enhances traditional educational approaches, resulting in measurable and sustainable student success. Moreover, we are committed to closing the digital divide, leveraging technology to improve student achievement across all demographics. Our programs prioritize equity, providing resources and support to underserved communities and fostering an environment where every student can thrive.
Safety and Wellness:
The Department of Technology and Digital Learning prioritizes the safety and wellness of students in the digital realm. Our initiatives include comprehensive digital citizenship programs to instill responsible and ethical technology use. Our commitment to digital equity recognizes the importance of creating a safe and inclusive online space for all students. Our initiatives emphasize the responsible use of technology, ensuring that digital safety and wellness are fundamental components of the equitable learning experience we provide.
Family and Community Engagement:
The Department of Technology and Digital Learning believes in the power of collaboration between schools, families, and the community. Our department actively engages with parents and the community to provide resources and opportunities to support digital literacy at home. Through open communication channels, we aim to build a strong partnership with families, ensuring that the benefits of technology in education extend beyond the classroom and into the community at large.
Director of Technology and Digital Learning
Taft Early Learning Center