Mr. Thomas Voelker,
Assistant to the Superintendent

Higher Information Group,
200 West Weis St. Topton, PA 19562

The Technology Department’s main office is located in the Middle School and consists of the Assistant to the Superintendent, and Lead Technician, and three Technicians.  During the summer of 2012, with the help of Higher Information Group (HIG), Brandywine Heights Area School District aggressively overhauled its entire network infrastructure.  This was further improved during the summer of 2013 (in preparation of our 1:1 initiative).  We now are fully equipped to meet the demands of 21st century learning.  In addition to maintaining/managing the network and servicing equipment, the technology department provides resources and professional development to help support the instructional process.

The Technology Department is composed of two main components (instructional and network).

The Assistant to the Superintendent is responsible for the following:

  1. Curriculum applications of technology/classroom technology
  2. Technology staff development
  3. Technology budget
  4. Classroom and office computers/technology inventory
  5. Media Center technology
  6. Instructional Technology Plan

The Network Technology Department (HIG) is responsible for the following:

  1. All Web based applications (including the District website)
  2. Technology staff development
  3. Data network and network security
  4. Network services (e-mail, web, servers, etc.)
  5. Internet access and filtering
  6. Service and repair on the above