Scott Christensen is beginning his 11th year as the Burlington Area School District Director of Technology. Christensen earned a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership with a Director of Instruction certificate from Cardinal Stritch University in 1998. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Lakeland College in 1989.
Christensen came to Burlington from the Mukwonago School District where he primarily taught grades four through six at Big Bend Elementary School. Overall, he has 11 years of elementary teaching experience, 10 of which took place in the Mukwonago Schools. He accepted the Dover principal position in 2000 and held that post for two years before assuming his current responsibilities in the district.
Christensen has served as an adjunct instructor for Aurora University since 2003. He also taught for the University of Wisconsin-Parkside from 2005-2009 and is a member of the International Society for Technology in Education.
Christensen’s article “Wireless Networking in Schools” was published in the September 2010 edition of THE Journal. He has presented at the Brainstorm Technology Conference in 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2005 and has been a guest presenter/panelist for several technology-related webinars. Most recently, Christensen has planned and organized the Interactiv Technology Conference for teachers and administrators, which, in just its second year, has become highly regarded in all of Southeastern Wisconsin. Last year’s conference included well over 300 teachers and administrators from over 80 school districts throughout the state.
Always remember that the future comes one day at a time. ~ Dean Acheson