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WCASD Celebrates Successful Onboarding of New Director of Technology, Mr. John McGowan IV

The West Chester Area School District (WCASD) is pleased to share that Mr. John McGowan IV has been successfully onboarded as the new Director of Technology. McGowan joins WCASD with twenty-two years of experience and a proven track record in educational technology, having previously served in a similar capacity at Wissahickon School District for over fourteen years.

In his role as Director of Technology, McGowan will lead the district's efforts in leveraging technology to enhance teaching and learning experiences for students, educators, and staff. His extensive background in educational technology planning and implementation positions him as a valuable asset to the district as it continues to innovate and adapt to the evolving landscape of education. John McGowan

Substitute Superintendent Kalia Reynolds expressed enthusiasm about McGowan joining the WCASD, stating, "We were excited to welcome Mr. McGowan to the district. His expertise in technology integration, strategic planning, and commitment to fostering a technologically advanced learning environment aligns seamlessly with our district's goals.” 

“He is already making a positive impact on our educational community, and we look forward to what he will accomplish moving forward,” she added.

Not only has McGowan successfully implemented cutting-edge technology initiatives in his previous district, but he also continues to prioritize the needs and experiences of teachers and students in the integration of new resources, devices, and projects. 

“It has been an honor to join the West Chester Area School District and contribute to its commitment to providing a world-class education for all students,” said McGowan. “I am excited to work collaboratively with the dedicated educators and staff to further integrate technology into the learning experience and prepare students for success in an increasingly digital world.”

The West Chester Area School District looks forward to the positive impact Mr. John McGowan IV will continue to have on the district's technology initiatives and is confident that his leadership will contribute to the continued success and growth of the educational community.