tech department

Office of Technology

Silver Creek Central School District
1 Dickinson Street
Silver Creek NY 14136
Phone: (716) 934-2603
Fax: (716) 934-0430

Mrs. Michelle Helmer, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology
(716) 934-2603, ext. 4968

Mr. Michael Kempster, Technology Coordinator
(716) 934-2603, ext. 1204

Mr. Chad Austin-Alford, Network Technician
(716) 934-2603, ext. 1208

Mr. Zachary Dake, Personal Computer Specialist
(716) 934-2603, ext. 1207

Our Office of Technology leads district school improvement and technology programs at Silver Creek.

Instructional Responsibilities Include:

  • K-12 Curricular and Instructional Programs

  • Federal Funding and Competitive Grant Programs

  • Teacher Learning and Staff Development Programs

  • Title VII

  • Annual Professional Performance Review Plan

  • Professional Development Plan

  • Chief Information Officer DutiesNo Child Left Behind Accountability Reporting

  • Support for Data-based decision making

  • New Teacher Induction and Mentoring


Instructional Technology Responsibilities Include:

  • Technology Planning, Budgeting, and Project Management

  • Staff Training

  • Learning Technology Integration

  • Help Desk Support for approx. 1400 end users

  • Network Management

  • Student Information System (PowerSchool)

  • Financial Management Software (CIMS)

  • SchoolWires Website Management

  • Video Security

  • Telecommunications Support and

  • DocumentCenter Support

  • Coordination of Western New York Regional Information Center Services