Technology and Innovation

Meet the Tech Team

Debra Cardone

Debra Cardone has been the Head Librarian for seventeen years. Ms. Cardone collaborates with classroom teachers to integrate digital library resources into research assignments so that all students will become effective users of information in all formats. Helping students learn to find, evaluate, and use information is a key tenet of the library’s information literacy program. Students are also taught to access new databases and e-books using their iPad.

Rachel Davis

Rachel Davis has been a science teacher for fifteen years and she has recently been working as our K-8 Technology Integration Specialist. She has created a paperless classroom and she has integrated a great deal of technology in her classroom to promote student engagement. Rachel led a week-long iPad course, training teachers in K - 12 on implementing iPads in their classrooms. She has also led workshops on iTunes U, iBooks Author, and iPad Workflow. Rachel was recently selected to be an Apple Distinguised Educator.

Lawrence Fung

After serving Hamlin as the Systems Administrator for 5 years, Lawrence Fung assumed the role of IT Manager in 2013. He has been taking care of all IT related areas for the school including servers, storage system, wifi system, network infrastructure, laptop/desktop computers, iPads and phone system, etc. and helping staff and faculty members and students troubleshoot all tech related issues.

Jim Lengel

Jim Lengel works as the school's Tech Support Specialist. For the past year, Jim was completing a development bootcamp at Dev Bootcamp and he helped teach two cohorts at Actualize Bootcamp in Chicago. Previously, Jim worked for five years as the Middle School Technology Integration Specialist at Hamlin. Before that, he taught fourth grade at Katherine Delmar Burke School. Jim has also taught at an international school in Thailand, and in Nepal as a Peace Corps volunteer. Jim earned a Masters in Education with an emphasis in Instructional Technology from San Francisco State University. As in the past, he is particularly committed to sharing his enthusiasm for technology and its creative potential in an all-girls school.

Brian Louie

Brian Louie has been working in technology education for 18 years and is excited to share his lifelong passion for building and creating with the Hamlin community as the Design and Making Instructor. Through Human Centered Design, he will be helping students find creative ways to problem solve and create new solutions that are tailor made to suit the needs of others in our school community.

Caroline Windell

Formerly a Grade 4 math and science teacher, Caroline Windell is beginning her 20th year in Educational Technology. She currently teaches coding and robotics to students in Grades K-8, including an App Design elective in Grade 7. She is also excited to lead the fifth annual Hour of Code during the first week of December. During this week, every student and teacher at Hamlin will explore, play, and learn in a programming environment for at least an hour to celebrate Computer Science Education Week. 

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San Francisco. California 94115
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