• Post-Graduate Certificate 2018 – Appalachian State University, Instructional Technology Leadership
  • M.A. 2006 – Appalachian State University, Educational Media and Instructional Technology
  • B.S. 2003 – Appalachian State University, Elementary Education

Areas of Expertise

  • End-User Support
  • Instructional Technology
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Hardware and Software Procurement
  • Office 365
  • ServiceNow
  • Zoom


Alan serves as the Coordinator of Information for the School of Education. In this role, Alan is responsible for technology support, purchasing, instructional technology consultation and training, and supervision of the information technology work study student team. Alan has over 15 years of experience in education, professional development, and technology. Prior to coming to the School of Education, Alan held positions in the UNC School of Medicine, several public school districts across the state of North Carolina, Apple Computer, Duke University Medical Center, and the Walt Disney Company.

Licenses & Certifications

  • K-12 Teaching License, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
  • Microsoft Innovative Educator, 2018
  • Apple Teacher, 2016

Selected Leadership & Professional Involvement

  • Member, Carolina Technology Consultants Advisory Board, 2019 – Present
  • Member, Discovery Education Leadership Council, 2014 – 2016

Selected Honors & Awards

  • UNC IT Award Winner, 2018
  • Teacher of the Year, Cedar Fork Elementary School (Wake County), 2012
  • NC Teaching Fellow, 1998