Within New London Public Schools, designated by state legislation as the only magnet district in Connecticut, the focus is on breaking down barriers while building outstanding, diverse schools and programs. The shift to a digital environment is a key strategy and myON is an important component.
Educational leaders faced some challenges during the transition to digital a few years ago, which they overcame through a collaborative approach, according to Chief Academic Officer Katherine Ericson. “Sometimes technology can be scary,” she said. “There may be concerns about not enough technology, the staff not being equipped enough to deal with the technology, which can make you think about why a personalized library won’t work.