Tyler Wardle The Man The Myth The Legend
December 19, 2016
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Tyler Wardle is the head IT technician at Jerome High School and has been at JHS since 2006. He was born in California and went on to study Spanish, Biology education, and Instructional Technology.He became interested in technology his junior year when his school started a 2 year technology program that led to him getting A+ certified.
He first taught Spanish and Biology for 2 years then left to work on his phd in instructional technology at Oklahoma State. Shortly after his wife was diagnosed with cancer he then came back to JHS as the technology teacher.
In addition to teaching Wardle also provides technology support all over the high school with his students. In the summers he hires a group of student technicians and they redo the technology all over the district. He is also the department chair of the IT and business department and is on the leadership committee for the high school.
Wardle recommends people to go into the IT field. He said “The IT field is always growing and there are so many things you can do with technology. There is something out there for everyone if they want to pursue that ”
One of Wardle responsibilities is receiving requests from teachers to go and fix their technology problems. Wardle loves his job and people at Jerome High School. Staff members are grateful to have him and his students help with technology at the High School. The staff even made a signed card thanking him for all the work he has done.
Jeremy Munroe the principal at JHS said “Mr. Wardle is tireless worker for the school. His efforts to make sure technology was working during construction were vital in our ability to be effective academically. Mr Wardle is a consummate professional, and the students love and respect him for the person he is. We are blessed to have Mr. Wardle on staff, and know that not many Sooners could impact our school this way.”