Episode Overview: Listen in as Casey talks to Doug Alexander, the first technology director at Warwick Public Schools in Warwick, Rhode Island about protecting against ransomware with limited resources. Doug shares two resources, Configuring Email Security for you Domain, and Combating Cyber Threats.
This Episode’s Guest: A K12 technology director and teacher since 2002, Warwick Public Schools Director of Technology has been involved in modernizing schools and classrooms for more than 15 years. His education experience includes teaching elementary tech, high school robotics, and programming both in classrooms and online. He has a strong understanding education technology played an instrumental role in equipping students, teachers, and classrooms with 7000+ district-issued Chromebooks and more than 250 Promethean interactive flat panel displays.
Douglas has a B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University and an M.S. in Information Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has been resident of RI since 2002 and currently lives in East Greenwich with his wife and three school-aged children.
Podcast overview: On our podcast, Innovate & Educate: Rising Education Leaders, we connect with educators to discuss some of the latest and hottest issues facing schools. Our guests are educators who are leading the way in innovation to help improve their schools. They are educators focused on bringing positive change to their districts. The guests are Tech Directors and School Superintendents who are on the forefront of innovation both inside and outside the classroom within their school.