eCoaches' Corner

North Lawrence Community Schools Technology Vision Statement

NLCS will create an innovative culture where all learners succeed within a supportive, creative environment.

How can your eCoaches help?

Your eCoaches offer the following variety of services:

  • Live training sessions
  • The NLCS eCoaches' Corner blog with lots useful ed tech tips
  • Original, easy-to-follow training documents, which you can find on the Resources page of this site
  • Curation of useful training resources from the Internet, which are also available on the Resources page
  • Educational technology recommendations to enrich lessons
  • Co-teaching as teachers try out new technology
  • Approval of teacher-requested apps (Please use the form below.)
  • General assistance with educational technology (Please use the form below.)

Teachers, are you doing something cool in class? Let's share it with the public. Your eCoaches can't be everywhere, but you can provide materials for us to post to the NLCS Facebook page. Please use this form.

Need a hand from your eCoach? Please use this form to help us manage our workflow and efficiently meet everyone's needs. Plus this form allows us to both keep a record of problems and solutions for later reference as well as recognize trends in educational technology needs.

While teachers have access to all apps and extensions, we need to approve those for students. Teachers, if you have an app or extension you'd like your students to use, please fill out this form.

Meet Your eCoaches

Photo of Lucas Calhoun

Lucas Calhoun (left)

Lucas has been with Five-Star Technology Solutions for one-year and in education for the better part of 15 years. Earning his BS and MS degrees in Secondary Education and Higher Education from Indiana University, respectfully, Lucas worked at the collegiate level before transitioning into the classroom. After five-years as a teacher, club sponsor, and coach, he served as a Jr. High/High School principal before moving to Five-Star and helping guide North Lawrence Community Schools through their transition to 1:1. With a passion for educational technology and team-based growth, Lucas relishes his role as an eCoach. Lucas's better-half is his wife Courtney and they are joined by two little ones under three years-old, Hudson and Penelope.

Katie Jantaraweragul (right)

Katie is brand new to Five-Star Technology Solutions, but has served several years in various roles in public education. Katie has a BS in Elementary Education as well as a MS in Educational Leadership, both from Indiana University. She has worked as a classroom teacher in the primary grades for 5 years, as a Title I Instructional Assistant in grades K-8, as a Reading Interventionist for grades 9-12 for 3 years, and most recently as a District Instructional Coach for 2 years. Katie has a deep-rooted passion in finding ways to make classroom instruction and technology use a seamless interactive experience for enhancing student learning and achievement, while providing enhanced learning opportunities and capabilities for teachers as well. Katie is also married with 2 energetic children, James (Jamie) age 7 and Grace age 4. Katie looks forward to continuing her professional growth alongside Teachers and Staff members within the North Lawrence Community School Corporation in partnership with Five-Star Technology Solutions.

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