Ruben Montoya, Director of Technology, leads the Alhambra Elementary School District’s long-term technology vision alongside a dedicated tech team. The AESD Technology Department serves a diverse population of over 11,500 students and 1,700 staff that support them. In his 19-year tenure with Alhambra, Ruben has served as a teacher, technology coach, lead technology facilitator and now director. In each role he has maintained his commitment to ensuring all technology initiatives are aligned to meet the needs of every Alhambra learner. As the Director of Technology, he oversees the implementation of all operational and strategic technology initiatives. Ruben also facilitates professional development opportunities where teachers embrace technology as an essential support for their daily classroom activities and instruction. Ruben also serves on the Board for the Arizona Technology in Education Association.