Special Interest Groups
Jeff Trudell
Wyandotte Public Schools
SIG TC Director
(734) 759-5060  
Kevin Galbraith
Wayne-Westland Community Schools
SIG TC Asst. Director
Tom McCurdy
Pinckney Community Schools
SIG TC Communications Officer


SIGTC is the MACUL Special Interest Group for all educators in technology leadership roles.  This includes district, school and classroom Curriculum & Technology Leaders. All educators concerned with the effective use of technology are invited to participate. SIGTC has addressed a variety of issues over the years. It has focused on technology-based professional development, integrating technology into the curriculum, technology planning and budgeting, trends in developing technologies and technology leadership certification.

MACUL’s Special Interest Group for Technology Coordinators (SIGTC) is pleased to share this years pre-conference sessions.  Two of them are a part of the Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO)  School Technology Management Certification Track. http://www.msbo.org/sites/default/files/stm.pdf

You can register for the conference and these sessions at: http://maculconference.org/


MACUL 2015 Conference PreConference Sessions:

  • SIGTC 1: Google Classroom for Principals and District Administrators (Half Day)

In this hands-on workshop, the participants will build their “class room” of teachers or other administrators.  They will learn how to use Google Class Room for teacher evaluation, School Improvement, State and Federal Grant documentation and reporting. Participants should bring their laptops.


  • SIGTC 2: Technology in Education (Full Day) - MSBO

A basic overview of technology in schools. It is recommended as one of the first classes in the program. It covers the following topics: Makeup of the technology team, managing technology in the classroom, training, working with consultants and vendors, business office technology, cost of ownership and outsourcing your technology services.


  • SIGTC 3: Working With Contractors (Half Day) - MSBO

Learn the logistics of integrating technology  into a learning environment and creating a school that is student centered and teacher friendly. An overview of the Michigan laws, bidding requirements, electrical and construction codes, plan review requirements, and practical implications of working with contractors on technology integration projects will also be discussed.