• Information Technology and Information Systems Departments

    The Information Technology (IT) and Information Systems (IS) departments in Cartwright School District work to ensure all students and staff have the technology resources they need to succeed by providing the highest quality technology-based services to assist in the facilitation of the district's mission as it applies to administration, teaching, student learning, and our community.

    Together, both departments are responsible for providing support to a dynamic, technology-rich environment that empowers all students and staff to become passionate life-long learners and productive participants in our society. Our mission in integrating technology is to enable staff and students to be academically successful, technologically aware, and fully engaged in the learning process.

    Information Technology Department

    The Information Technology department provides strategic technology leadership and ensures electronic business continuity for the District.  We are responsible leaders and stewards for the majority of technology and technology-enabled services.  These services and support areas include:

    ·       Computer/electronic networking and networks

    ·       Telecommunications & Telepresence

    ·       Technology and platform infrastructure

    ·       Electronic file storage and retrieval

    ·       Document Management Systems

    ·       Audio/Video Systems

    ·       Local and Managed Server hosts

    ·       Global Computer Accounts Management

    ·       Data Integrity (system and system data backups, versioning, etc.)

    ·       Computer and electronic communications security

    ·       Computing license and asset management

    ·       Computer system hardware  lifecycle

    ·       Enterprise-wide standard hardware, productivity and communications software

    ·       Computing and systems policies, procedures, and regulations

    ·       IT Support Desk (623) 691-4052

    Information Systems Department:

    The Information Systems department manages the Student Information System (SIS) for the district. This includes:

    Student data - including:

      • Demographics
      • Attendance
      • Discipline
      • Enrollment & documents
      • Parent contact information
      • Schedules - Student, Teacher, Course connection (STC)
    • State & Federal Reporting (membership, needs, calendars, funding)
    • Student Records and data
    • SIS Data Integrations

    Katherine Marston

    Katherine Marston

    Director of Information Systems


    Kathi has over 20 years in public education as a teacher, mentor/coach, AP, and district administrator. Her roles have included Assessment Coordinator & Director, EL Coordinator, and SIS Director. Kathi has over 15 years’ experience as a district administrator and has a Bachelors’, a Masters’, and her Principal Certification.