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David Thurston

San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools.
Chief Technology Officer
David Thurston is Chief Technology Officer for the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools where he oversees Technical Services and the Digital Learning Services departments. David’s team serves over 33 school districts and supports the educational efforts of more than 400,000 students. He has over 20 years of experience in K12 IT technical and EdTech leadership in the Inland Empire. He is a California Educational Technology Professionals Association (CETPA) Certified Chief Technology Officer (CCTO), and is the instructor for the CETPA Certified Chief Technology Officer Cybersecurity strands and CCTO steering committee member. He has also served as a CCTO mentor and as the chairperson for the CETPA Inland Area Technology Regional Group. He is also a consultant for CA Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) as an IT specialist study member.