Meet the TCS Digital Learning Team

Welcome to the Transylvania County Schools' Digital Learning website. Our team strives to provide high quality professional development to all our county educators so that they in return will prepare our students to be globally competitive learners with essential 21st Century skills.

We encourage you to visit the links to learn about our department, resources and professional development opportunities. Each Digital Learning Specialist serves one or more schools and assist in the implementation of our annual Digital Learning Initiatives.

Chris Whitlock

Chief Technology Officer,

Technology Department

Alyse Hollingsworth

Digital Learning Coordinator/
Digital Learning Specialist - Brevard Elementary School,

Bridgette Whitlock

Digital Learning Specialist - Brevard Middle School,

Alicia LaDow

Digital Learning Specialist - Pisgah Forest Elementary School,

Kathryn Bailey

Digital Learning Specialist - Brevard High School & Davidson River School,

Candace Reese

Digital Learning Specialist - Rosman Elementary & TC Henderson School of Science & Technology,

Erik Wahus

Digital Learning Specialist - Rosman Middle/High School,

  • Our Digital Learning Specialists work together with Technical Support personnel to provide support to district educators for effective and successful integration of technology into the curriculum.

  • Our Digital Learning Team work collaboratively to create high quality and research-based professional development throughout our schools. Let us know how we can help you with staff development needs or tech integration ideas. Contact information for each of our DL Specialists is listed above.

  • We are highly motivated and experienced educators who support teachers, staff, administrators, and curriculum teams in creating future-ready learning environments.

How can we help you?

Whether it is helping teachers earn a Google Certified Educator certificate, getting ideas for how to use Chromebooks in the classroom, or needing a hand to hold through the basics, this team is here to support your campus! We can:

Plan with your teacher teams

Model and Co-teach

Hold professional development for you/your team (conference periods, before/after school, whole staff, PLCs)

Our digital learning goals are aligned with the new 2020-21 adoption of the Technology in Education (ISTE Standards) and the NC DPI Digital Learning Competencies as we promote understanding and use of available technology in each school and provide opportunities for educators to improve technology integration and professional skills.

“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.”


For additional information, contact:

Alyse Hollingsworth

Digital Learning Coordinator

Transylvania County Schools

(828) 884-2001 ex. 6598