Information Technology

Students using different kinds of technology

Welcome to the Information Technology Department

Our mission is to provide the highest quality service to staff and students of the Natomas Unified School District in an effort to support our districts vision of graduating all students as college and career ready, productive, responsible, and engaged global citizens.  We do this through:

  • Reliability
  • Progressive thinking
  • Passion
  • Timely response
  • Quality customer service
  • Positive community perception
  • Positive attitude

Student Support Hours: 8AM – 4PM

Student Login and Software Support
Teachers will be the first point of contact for student login and student software support needs. Teachers or site staff who need assistance will submit a work order using the Track-it system. We have multiple tech staff members monitoring and responding to work orders daily.

Student Tech Support
Families/students should contact IT if they need technical support with their district issued device. Voicemails and emails will be monitored by the technology team.

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: (916) 567-5880 (leave voicemail)

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Learn about what we do


The Information Technology Department manages technology resources for teaching, learning, work and operations. Our work is organized into three areas below:

Hardware and Infrastructure

  • Student Chromebooks
  • Staff MacBook Airs and iPads
  • Wireless Access Points (WAPs)
  • Projection systems and TVs
  • Network hardware, firewalls, routers, etc.
  • Telephone systems
  • Data Center
  • Dark fiber and cabling
  • Safety and security Cameras

Administrative Systems

  • IT Management
  • Technology support systems
  • Google Apps for Education
  • Technology standards
  • Repair and replacement protocols
  • IT Databases
  • Data center management tools
  • Network security

Support and Training

  • Technology support through 2 teams supporting school staff
  • Instructional technology training for teachers
  • Technology training for staff
  • Digital citizenship standards
  • Classroom management software

Meet the IT Department

General Department Inquiries: (916) 567-5459

Barbara Schiffner, Assistant Superintendent
Nhou Her, Administrative Assistant

Matt Wheat, Senior Systems Engineer
Arthur Coronado, Systems Engineer

South Team
Phillip Ankomah, Tech IV
Shane Griffith, Tech III
TJ Namkhai, Tech 

American Lakes School
Bannon Creek Elementary School
Discovery High School
Jefferson School
Leroy Greene Academy
Natomas Gateways Middle School
Natomas High School
Two Rivers Elementary School

North Team
Greybi Gomez, Tech 
Steve Odom, Tech III

Victoria Garcia, Tech II

H. Allen Hight Elementary School
Heron School
Inderkum High School
Natomas Park Elementary School
Natomas Middle School
Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep
Paso Verde School
Witter Ranch Elementary School

Service Center
Michael Paz, Tech III
Issa Tutakhil, Tech II
Christian Houghtaling, Tech II