Pine City Public Schools
District Technology Integrationist
Pine City, MN
Dihanna is a mother of two sons and one four-legged genius. She taught Spanish for 26 years and holds a MEd in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on technology from the University of Minnesota. Dihanna is currently the High School Media Specialist and District Technology Integrationist at Pine City High School, Co-Junior Class Advisor, Senior Class Advisor and Homecoming Advisor. Pine City Public Schools has a 1:1 iPad Initiative for Grades 6-8 and Chromebooks for Grades 9-12. PCPS is a Google Apps for Education district and currently has over 1,000 mobile devices in the hands of students and staff. Dihanna recently earned her Google Education Trainer certification and has presented at the TIES Conference, MEMO, the MN Google Summit, iPadPaloozaMN and the iSummitMN. Dihanna loves helping others use technology and has recently started helping Baby Boomers learn to use mobile devices in small group settings. The technology mission for Pine City Public Schools is “Make a Splash in the SAMR Pool” using Carl Hooker’s model.