Mr. Anthony Kingston is the Chief Technology Officer for Alabaster City Schools. Some of his responsibilities include overseeing the district’s technology program and budget. He works with all school system employees on the use of technology. He collaborates with district leaders, school administrators, and especially the curriculum department, to plan and provide the appropriate technology resources within the classroom for teachers and students.
Mr. Kingston has served on several Alabama Department of Education committees to provide input and insight from the school system perspective and assist with the implementation of new statewide programs and initiatives. He has been a leader in the state’s Alabama Leaders in Educational Technology (ALET) organization for many years as a Board member, a region representative, and he has assisted with the organization’s advocacy efforts on a state and national level.
Before joining the Alabaster City school system, Mr. Kingston served as the Director of Technology for Jacksonville City Schools for 16 years. He helped expand the technology resources for Jacksonville City. He assisted in the growth of technology integration for teachers and students in the classroom and led a one-to-one student to device initiative for the school system.
For his work in educational technology and his desire to improve learning and increase access to technology by students and teachers, Mr. Kingston was selected for the 2015 Alabama Department of Education Chiquita Marbury District Technology Coordinator of the Year Award and the Alabama Educational Technology Association (AETA) 2015 Sally Moore award. Mr. Kingston has also earned the CoSN Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) certification.
Mr. Kingston earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Jacksonville State University. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Jacksonville State University as well.
Mr. Kingston is married, and he and his wife have one daughter.