• November 2022 - Tech Town Hall

    Mark your calendars for the last PPS Tech Town Hall on November 16th or 17th! You are invited to join virtually for the 30 minute Q&A session.

    • Are you curious about how to add additional software to your computer once the admin rights on your PPS computer are removed? 

    • Or are you curious about the new wifi and guest wifi?

    This is a fantastic opportunity for all PPS Principals, Teachers and Support Staff to find out from Portland Public Schools Office of Technology and Information Services Leadership what projects are coming up at your school.

    Please note, for those unable to attend the November session it will be available for on-demand viewing starting November 22nd at www.pps.net/TechTownHall


    Don Wolff - PPS Chief Technology OfficerSpeakers:

    Don Wolff, PPS Chief Technology Officer
    Don Wolff came to Portland Public Schools (PPS) from the Hillsboro School District, where he served as Chief Information Officer. He oversees all PPS technology functions, including application maintenance, our data centers, help desk and hardware support, voice and data communication, and computer systems operations. Don earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Teacher from Southern Oregon University, and a Master of Educational Technology from Pepperdine University.


    Hailie Roark - PPS Manager of Security OperationsHailie Roark,  PPS Manager of Security Operations
    Hailie Roark came to Portland Public Schools (PPS) as a contractor with the Infrastructure team in 2021 as a Security System Administrator with a focus on security remediations in support of the district's 2020 technology bond. In 2022 she became the Manager of Security Operations. In that role, she helps protect the district’s systems and data. Previously, Hailie spent eight years serving at Reed College in multiple roles including infrastructure and telecommunications administration, IT project management, and user support management.