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Kelly Sain Named Chief Technology Officer

Kelly Sain


July 5, 2022 – Kelly Sain will be joining Thompson School District as its new Chief Technology Officer, effective July 21.  She will fill the position that is being vacated by Dr. Matt Kuhn, who is departing the district. As Chief Technology Officer, Ms. Sain will be in charge of developing and implementing a strategic vision in all areas of technology for the district and will facilitate the integration of digital tools and best practices into curriculum and administrative systems.

Ms. Sain is currently serving as the Director of Educational Technology for Jeffco Public Schools in Golden, Colo. Among her extensive career experience, she has also served as the Director of Educational Technology and as the Director of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for the Boulder Valley School District in Boulder, Colo.

“I am thrilled to join the innovative Thompson team,” Ms. Sain said. “In my interview process, I felt collaboration, connections and positivity at all levels. The energy and focus on students was one of the reasons this opportunity spoke to me. I look forward to learning about the many successes of ITS and Thompson. Supporting technology use with teachers and students is essential, as tech is their ‘pen and paper’ for 2022. I look forward to creating new relationships with the community.”

Ms. Sain earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and also holds a Masters of Science in Computer Education and Cognitive Systems from the University of North Texas.

For more information, please contact Michael Hausmann, Thompson School District Chief Communications Officer, at 970-613-5011 or via email at