Anne-Marie Fiore, Director of Information, Communication, and Technology

Anne-Marie Fiore's Bio:

Anne-Marie Fiore is the Executive Director of Technology and Information Services for the Chelmsford Public Schools. Anne-Marie Fiore has over 20 years of technology experience in both the private sector as well as the K-12 and vocational educational settings.

Named as one of the Top 100 Most Social K-12 Tech Leaders on Twitter 2015 by the Huffington Post, Anne-Marie Fiore has been the recipient of the Extreme Network Award based on her educational commitment to implementing a personalized 21st century learning environment and embodying the best in American education. Winners were selected on how well they instituted a one-on-one or mobile learning environment, facilitated individual instruction and encouraged curricular growth. 

The Chelmsford Public Schools was chosen as a model district for the first-ever National Connected Superintendents Summit at the White House in 2014. Model districts were chosen for their use of digital learning to create personalized learning environments. During 2015, CPS was chosen as one of the top 10% to participate as a K-5 affiliate of

Anne-Marie Fiore is on the board of Chelmsford Telemedia and producer of the educational channel (CTM-ED). She produces many shows which air daily. Anne-Marie also produces educational specials, such as Eye on PARCC and Kindergarten Counts. CTM-ED shows include: Inside CPS, Science with Matthew, Math with Matthew, Spotlight on Fine Arts, Lions Pride, Walking thru Wellness, Literacy with Linda, and Strictly Business. 

Anne-Marie began her career as a music teacher in the Somerville Public Schools. She participates on numerous committees, such as the Medford Vocational Technical High School Advisory Council and the Town of Chelmsford Information Technology Capital Advisory Group of which she is currently the chairperson. 

Anne-Marie Fiore holds a bachelor's degree in education from the Boston Conservatory of Music, a master's degree in school administration and leadership from Cambridge College and a certificate in Networking and Internet Systems Management from Bentley College.

Anne-Marie Fiore's Experience:

  • Executive Director of Technology and Information at Chelmsford Public Schools

    Responsible for a 1.8 Million Dollar Budget, Long Range/Capital Planning and Expenditures for Technology and Information Services. Responsible for Network infrastructure, Technology and Computer Education/Curriculum/Professional Development, Technology Engineering, Communications, Student Information, Library, Educational Data, Social Media, Website, Public Relations, Security, and Television/Media Productions. Member of the Central Administration Team, Incident Management Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Curriculum Councils, Anti-Bullying Task Force, Professional Development Committee, Technology Excellence Committee, District Data Team, and Handbook Committee. Chairman of the Town of Chelmsford Information Technology (IT) Capital Advisory Committee Produced Educational Channel Programming on Chelmsford Comcast 22 and Verizon 36 - Original Programming includes Inside CPS (Co-Host), Literacy with Linda (Producer), Math with Matthew (Producer), Eye on PARCC (Co-Host).

  • Director of Technology at Greater Lawrence Technical School

    Designed a Microsoft Active Directory Network Infrastructure Established Microsoft Exchange Email with Secure Outlook Web Access Created and maintained official school website with online shopping cart for adult education courses Supervised and evaluated staff in the following departments: Information Technology Electronics and Pre Engineering Library and Media Services Student Information Management Instructional Technology Clerical and Paraprofessionals Cooperative Education Students Introduced and maintained educational, administrative and security technologies, including: Riverdeep Destination Math DESE Data Warehouse TestWiz for Student MCAS Data Tracking and Analysis Blackboard ConnectEd Telephone Notification System Destiny Library Catalogue IPASS - Student Information System SharePoint Intranet Services Proxy and Big Brother Network Monitors VERITAS Backup Exec - Backup and Disaster Recovery Nutrikids Cafeteria POS System Windows Software Update Services SNAP - Health Management Software for School Nurses Kurzweill Special Educational Software Iwatsu Phone System Simplex Grinnell Time, Clock and Bell System eMerge Electronic Key Access, NetVu Video Surveillance and Lobby Guard Software Sonic Wall Content Filter and Barracuda Spam Filter Upgraded Apple Network for Graphics Department Managed software and licensing for Microsoft and all educational software. Purchased all Technology Hardware and Software Designed and maintained data backup system with disaster recovery plan Established and implemented network policies, procedures and standards for users and computers Created a Long Range Technology Plan for Department of Secondary and Elementary Education

  • Network Administrator at Somerville Public Schools

    Managed school network with over 7000 users and 2000 computers Created and Updated School Web Site of over 9000 pages Created an EPIMS DATABASE (Educational Personnel Information Management System) Created and Implemented a File Maker Intranet Human Resources Database Created an Intranet including templates for administrative forms and documents including Daily Attendance module. Wrote Help Desk software for online ticket tracking system. Wrote Homework Submission Intranet for students to submit homework to teachers Wrote Perpetual Applicant Database Managed software and licensing for Microsoft products and educational software. Conversion of Tradition Libraries into Library Media Centers, including the implementation of 9 mobile laptop carts Purchased Hardware and software upgrades and rollout. Managed and maintained tape data backup system and disaster recovery plan. Analyzed future needs for acquisition. Managed a staff of 7 technicians Established and implemented network policies, procedures and standards for users and computers Maintenance of 30 Servers to run school department services such as: Harper's Payroll Health Master Beacon Facility Use Scheduler Filemaker X2 (Student Information System) SharePoint Services Soliloquy - Reading Software Windows Software Update Services

Anne-Marie Fiore's Education:

  • Bentley University

    Network and Internet System Management
  • Cambridge College

    Master's Degree
    Concentration: Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • The Boston Conservatory

    Bachelor's Degree
    Concentration: Music and Education

Anne-Marie Fiore's Interests & Activities:

Digital Learning, Digital Citizenship, Blended Learning, #FutureReady, Technology Integration, School Networks, Social Media, Strategic Communications, Libraries, School Safety and Incident Management, Cable Access Television