Todd Kennedy

Director of Technology at Golden Hills School Division #75

Todd began his career at the Pembina Hills School Division. After serving for 16 years, he left his role as Director of Technology to take on the new challenge of Director of Technology for Golden Hills School Division. His team manages all the technology and infrastructure for a school population of 8,400 students and 1,000 staff, spread across 47 schools, both traditional and on-line, in South Central Alberta.

He is a sought-after speaker for the annual ATLE Convergence Conference, as well as the IT4K12 annual conference in British Columbia, where his sessions are always fully subscribed. His topics focus on leadership in the field of technology. Todd attends the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) annual conference of around 18,000 attendees, where he helps facilitate a day of learning for international affiliates. Todd is also part of the Future of Education Technology STEM awards committee – where schools from all over the world are recognized for their achievements at the annual FETC conference in Florida.

Todd has been part of the Board for the Alberta Technology Leaders in Education since it’s inception in 2006, serving in various roles over the years. In December 2020, he completed his third, two-year term, as President. Currently Todd serves on the Board of CIO Association of Canada – Calgary Chapter.

Todd has a Master of Science degree in Information Technology from the University of Liverpool, where his Dissertation described QoS for Voice, Video, and Data over Alberta Supernet. This project was intended as a “cookbook” of sorts that could be used by school jurisdictions as they implemented QoS.

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