WHD 147
Technology Services
 
Department Mission Statement
To promote the use of instructional technology and communication that cultivates learning growth, collaboration, and expertise in a rapidly changing global society.
 
Department Overview
The Technology Department serves as an extension to the district’s instructional program that is responsible for providing effective and timely technology support and assistance to staff and students. It is the goal of the department to provide innovative, 21st century digital resources that enhance the deliverance of curriculum and instruction to students.  This is made possible through the effective oversight of instructional and information technology systems, network administration, communications, and user support services.

As a district, West Harvey-Dixmoor School District #147 is committed to an educational program that recognizes the importance of technology in our society. Every one of our classrooms at District 147 is digitally equipped to meet the needs of the 21st century learner, offering SMART Boards, Chromebooks, iMac computers, and a wide-variety of Digital Learning Platforms centered around increasing student collaboration and engagement. Each of our buildings is also equipped with a computer lab and a Learning Resource Center for student and teacher access. Our Middle School is equipped with a brand new, state of the art, STEM lab, and a broadcast studio.

The Technology Department is comprised of six team members that are committed to providing exceptional technology services to students, staff, administration, parents, and the community-at-large. Those members include: the Superintendent of Schools, the Educational Data Technology Manager, the Instructional Technology Integration Coordinator, 2 IT Specialists, and the Administrative Assistant for Curriculum and Technology.  
 
Instructional Technology Department
 
 
Mrs. Johnnetta Miller
Superintendent of Schools
jmiller@whd147.org 
 
 
Mr. Ryan Whitcomb
Data & Communications Manager
District Webmaster 
rwhitcomb@whd147.org 
 

 
Ms. Heather Johnson
Instructional Technology Coordinator
hjohnson@whd147.org 
 
Mr. Christopher Swain
IT Support Specialist
cbswainsr@whd147.org 
 
Mr. Josh Moreno
IT Support Specialist
jmoreno@whd147.org 
 
Ms. Laurie Rives
Administrative Assistant of
Curriculum and Technology 
lrives@whd147.org 
 
Office Information
Phone: 708-339-9500 Ext. 5512
West Harvey-Dixmoor SD 147
191 W. 155th Place
Harvey, IL 60426
Ph: 708-339-9500
Fax: 708-596-7020
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