Sandy Maynard leads the Educational Technology practice for MP-LLC. She has spent her career in K-12 Technology, having served in numerous CTO and Executive Director roles for small, medium and large school districts. Most recently Sandy was the Executive Director of Enterprise Systems for San Francisco Unified School District.
The majority of Sandy’s career has been in education. The experiences in the corporate world that rounded her career path have been banking, accounting, and retail. She began the education path in Alaska working in a private elementary school, later moving to the public sector. After moving back to Washington State, she continued her work in education starting as a media specialist in a high school. Her passion working the education landscape has allowed her to experience all technology facets and most recently managing portfolio of 15-18 projects. Sandy desire to see education arena develop into more a more personalized experience leads her towards working with groups and agencies with that same mission.
Sandy brings many life experiences that parallel people and children in poverty. While living in an Alaskan village, saturated with poverty, she observed first hand the effects of poverty on students. Through her life stories, she guides education professionals and community leaders to gain a better understanding of the inner workings and effects of poverty.
Sandy carried a Career and Technical Education (CTE) certificate. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Management through Warren University and is certified in Leadership Development from The University of Denver. She served as a nationally certified trainer for aha! Process, which delivers workshops on A Framework Understanding Poverty. In addition, she holds certifications as a facilitator and coach for The Leadership Challenge workshop and BridgeWorks the study of When Generations Collide, a study of the different generations.