Instructional Technology Facilitator
Mrs. Atkinson is a graduate of the University of Texas at Tyler with a Bachelor in Business Administration. She is a dedicated PISD employee with 12 years of experience teaching math at Story Intermediate and PJHS. She strives to enable struggling learners and engage all students to the highest level of excellence. As the Instructional Technology Facilitator, she is eager to encourage students and empower staff as they infuse technology with instruction. In her personal time, she enjoys gardening, cooking and family time with her husband, 3 sons and their families and a granddaughter.
Mrs. Garner is a Computer Science major at the University of Texas in Tyler. She is also a Google Certified Educator, a member of the first Palestine ISD Apple Vanguard cohort, and an Certified Apple Technician. As the PISD ed tech inventory specialist, she manages the Airwatch mobile device management system, maintains iPad and MacBook inventory for the district, manages the student Help Desk, and is responsible for iPad repair. In her time outside of school, she enjoys programming, cooking and family time with her husband and daughter.
Mrs. Harding holds a BS in Library Science from Texas Woman’s University. She is the district coordinator of the PISD Digital Library and the Media Specialist for the High School. She reads novels of every kind, be paper or digital. Since working with PISD the last 10 years, she has had 2 daughters graduate from PHS, traveled around the USA and the world with her husband, and worked with some very creative and wonderful students. She believes the library is not just for reading, but also for collaboration, creation, critical thinking and to help prepare students for their future.