Ms. Aileen Owens - Director of Technology and Innovation
As Director of Technology and Innovation at South Fayette Township School District, Ms. Owens has worked to embed computational thinking, engineering and design problem-solving process into the K-12 curriculum and simultaneously into connected learning initiatives.
Ms. Owens has received several awards and recognition for her work with our district. In 2016, she was awarded the Withrow CTO Award by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN). In 2015, she was awarded the PAECT Chief Technology Officer Award by the Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications. In 2014, she was honored by edSurge and Digital Promise with the DILA - Administrators Winners Choice Award.
Ms. Owens has already been invited as a presenter to speak at numerous technology conferences and symposiums hosted by the International Society for Technology in Education, Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference, Digital Media and Learning Conference, and a Scratch Conference Sponsored by MIT Media Lab.
Prior to her with the South Fayette Township School District, Ms. Owens served as the Instructional Technology Coordinator for the Mt. Lebanon School District. She’s also worked with Carlow University and the Quaker Valley School District.