Project Description

Title: Director of Information Technology

At PALCS Since: 2004

Education: Master of Science in Education, Peru State College

Brief Biography: While at PALCS, Mr. Murray has served in numerous capacities including Social Studies Teacher, High School Principal, Middle School Principal, and also Educational Technology Supervisor. Since 2014 he has been the Director of Information Technology.

Mr. Murray was inspired to work in education by the teachers he had in school. “I was fortunate to have teachers who had a positive effect on my life,” he explains. “One of the reasons I got into education was to be in a position to have a similar impact on young people.” He has a deep appreciation for PALCS and the staff at PALCS. “I continue to be inspired as I work alongside professionals who are motivated to improve the education and lives of young people.”

Prior to working at PALCS, Mr. Murray worked at Chichester School District and also Twin Valley School District.

Professionally, Mr. Murray is an Information Technology Graduate Student at LaSalle University, has presented at the Pennsylvania Education Technology Expo, and was the pilot host and a creative influence on the longest running episodic web show produced by PA cyber schools: The Portal.

Personally, Mr. Murray enjoys spending time with his wife and four boys. He is an avid Phillies fan and can often be found in the spring and summer coaching baseball.

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