A Microsoft Word version of Phil's resume is available online.


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In 2005, Phil Hopkins was honored with an Education Technology Think Tank (ET3) TEC Champion Award by the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus.


Delivering on the Student Performance Mandate

What is the role of information technology in realizing the goals of the federal No Child Left Behind legislation?

Phil Hopkins, Pasadena Unified's Executive Director of Informaton Technology Services, describes the District's business intelligence strategy in the journal DataBus. The article, co-authored by Terence Atkinson, discusses the educational equivalent of corporate "ROI" when making strategic investments in technology and programs, with an aim for continuous and steady student performance improvement.

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About Phil Hopkins


Phil is the Director of IT Process Management and Control for Avery Dennison's Information Technology Department. Phil leads the multinational corporation's enterprise IT program management office, IT process management, and software performance and testing operations. Avery Dennison is a global leader in pressure- sensitive labeling materials, office products and retail tag, ticketing and branding systems.

Before his work with Avery Dennison, Phil was the Executive Director of Information Technology for the Pasadena Unified School District, leading the 22,000-student district's technology and instructional television operations. His responsibilities included directing the implementation of mission-critical transaction and business intelligence systems, and creating many of Pasadena Unified's innovative communications technology solutions. While at Pasadena Unified, Phil served on the board of the Pasadena: City of Learning initiative.

Previously, Phil was the Senior Web Development Manager for Non-Clinical Portals with healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente. His management area included Kaiser's public Web presence (www.kp.org), the corporate intranet (kpnet.kp.org), and the Web design group. He was the creator of Kaiser's innovative Web Academy, and held seven job titles of increasing responsibility during his decade with the HMO. Phil's other IT projects ranged from reengineering pharmokinetic dosing protocol software to leading technology support for Kaiser's Hospital Alliances.

Prior to his career with Kaiser, Phil was a computer industry consultant and journalist, covering technology, general science, medicine and business management topics. Phil's media background includes editing consumer magazines (Personal Computer Age), reporting for online periodicals (Newsbytes News Service), and managing trade magazines (Rx Home Care), in addition to wire service reporting and photography (United Press International). Phil majored in Journalism at San Diego State University. He is currently featured in WatchIT.com's management video, "Telemanaging the Dispersed IT Workgroup."

An appointed City Commissioner, Phil serves on the board of the Pasadena Community Access Corporation.

Additional biographical information about Phil is available in the current edition of Who's Who in America.

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