Technology Coaching

520-545-2117 Fax

2238 E Ginter Road
Tucson, AZ 85745
United States
32° 8' 12.534" N, 110° 56' 16.1772" W

Technology Coaches

Welcome to the SUSD Technology Coaching Webpage.  We are here to help you transition to your new, 21st Century Classroom!  Please click on the resources to the right to explore some of the valuable technology integration tools at your disposal.

Mark Bryant: (520) 545-2238
Mario Castro: (520) 545-2237
Kathy Dong: (520) 545-2246
Frank McCormick: (520) 545-2245
Stephanie Ponce: (520) 545-2151

  • Before taking the position of I.T. Integration Coach, Frank McCormick spent the last five years as a Social Studies, SUN (gifted and talented), Chess Coach and was the technology site tech/space ranger at Billy Lane Lauffer Middle School. He enjoys reading, mountain biking and working on his ever-expanding home improvement projects.  Email:
  • Prior to assuming her current responsibilities, Kathy Dong taught 4th grade at Liberty Elementary for eight years. She has presented at both a state and national level on the topic of Technology Integration and is a passionate advocate for both students and teachers.  Email:
  • Mario Castro, Jr. is a graduate of Pueblo High and received his degree from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. He enjoys teaching young people the intricacies of media as well as its potential impact on the world as a whole.  Email:
  • Before joining the Sunnyside Team, Mark Bryant was the Principal I.T. Manager for the University of Arizona's College of Humanities. He brings a tremendous amount of experience in both the areas of software training and I.T. collaboration systems.  Email:
  • Prior to joining the Instructional Technology Coaching Team, Stephanie Ponce was a member of the the Craycroft Staff for 8 years, holding positions from 5th grade teacher, Prevention Specialist, Interventionist to ITC. Within her time at Craycroft she continued her education and received her Masters Degree in Informational Systems. In 2011 she moved to the district office as a Technology Trainer, and joined the DTC team in 2012.  Email:
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