District Information Technology Director
At MCCCD, Dr. Morgenthal reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Infrastructure and Customer Care. She is responsible for managing the Infrastructure team. This consists of the Systems, Telephony, Database, and Networking Departments. Julie works collaboratively across all departments to help ensure system-wide security, stability, and reliability is in place for all of our customers.
Dr. Julie Morgenthal has worked as Technology Director in the education environment for over 20 years. Prior to MCCCD, she led the Balsz School District to be one of the first in the state to implement a 1:1 take home model to bridge the digital divide for families in the community. She has expertise in facilitating the integration of digital tools in teaching and learning and implementing best practices to meet organizational goals. She has led multi-million dollar technology infrastructure/cyber security projects, collaborated with educational staff on the development of a district-wide data warehouse and other data initiatives to improve student achievement, and secured over a million dollars in grant funding for educational technology improvements.
She earned her degrees from Arizona State University and DeVry University, and started her educational journey as a transfer student at Glendale Community College.