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Technology and Innovation

The Penn Hills Technology Department is committed to working collaboratively in maintaining a cutting-edge technological infrastructure that bolsters the teaching and business operations of the School District.   Additionally, this department is constantly looking for new advancements and opportunities to simplify district procedures and offer the highest support possible.

At Penn Hills, the Technology Services Team is committed to supporting all facets of modern learning by providing support for a vibrant digital environment.  Our department is made up of a highly-trained group of people committed to delivering effective technology and excellent services and support to the PHSD community. The Technology Department is committed to carefully planning and managing technology acquisition and deployment to support the curriculum as well as the needs of students, teachers, and administrators. All classrooms have access to the district's high-speed wide area network and online interactive resources, enabling instructors and students to extend their learning and communication opportunities outside the classroom. The district provides extensive training opportunities for all employees to improve their ability to apply technology to work tasks.

Low Cost Internet Options

Families who qualify for public assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program, Housing Assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI and others may qualify for low cost internet through Verizon or Comcast.  

Internet Essentials from ComcastLifeline by Verizon

Recent News

Insightful Presentation on School Data by Penn Hills School District Principals

We are excited to share insights from a compelling presentation delivered by our dedicated Penn Hills School District Principals - Tricia Mayo, Sandy Barker, and Kristin Brown. The presentation focused on the critical topic of school data, shedding light on various aspects that are essential for the continuous improvement and success of our educational environment.

Exciting Renovations Coming to Yuhas-McGinley Stadium!

We are thrilled to announce some major updates to our Yuhas-McGinley Stadium, as presented by our Director of Plant Services, Brandon Chabola. In a comprehensive presentation, Brandon outlined the forthcoming renovations that are set to transform our stadium into a state-of-the-art facility, with work beginning this June.

Wireless Infrastructure Upgrades at Penn Hills Elementary School

Penn Hills Elementary is set to embark on a significant technological enhancement, with the scheduled upgrade of our Aruba wireless access points this President's Day. This initiative is a testament to our unwavering commitment to fostering a cutting-edge educational environment, where technology serves as a cornerstone of our students' learning journey.

Financial Recovery Update

Welcome to our latest update on the financial status of our educational community. In this video, Dr. Daniel Matsook, Chief Financial Recovery Officer, offers valuable insights into the current state of our Financial Recovery Exit Petition.

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Contact Information

Brian Brown
Director of Technology and Innovation
(412) 793-7000, Ext. 1245

Kammi Barbarino
Secretary
(412) 793-7000, Ex. 1415