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Technology & Communications

Both technology and communications are an integral part of our everyday lives, from how we do our work to our how we function and interact. The Technology & Communications department for all campuses of the Tennessee Schools for the Deaf encompasses technology, archives, marketing for the school, as well supporting staff communication and language use on campus.
The Technology & Communications department is made up of five teams: Technology, Creative Services, Media Archives, ASL Assessment, and Interpreting.
Michelle Swaney, Director 
Technology Team
TSD-Knoxville & TSD-Nashville:
Perry Akers, HelpDesk & A/V Specialist
Ken Byrd, Network & Hardware Specialist
Jerry Carver, Systems Specialist
Chris Hartranft, Network Administrator

WTSD: Drew Long, Technology Coordinator
Creative Services Team
Stephen Candino, Creative Services Specialist
Stephanie Garrison, Graphic Designer
Media Archives
Bekki Brine, Media Specialist
Debbie Lowe, Media Specialist
Ethan Pritchard, Media Specialist
ASL Assessment & Sign Classes
TSD-Knoxville - Vacant

TSD-Nashville & WTSD: Trina Cartwright
Charis Davis, Communication Specialist/Lead Interpreter
TJ Johnson, Interpreter
Danielle Petersen, Interpreter