Technology Vision

Our vision is to use technology to enhance our curriculum, to build communication, creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking skills that enable students to be globally aware, competitive, and adaptable in their personal and professional life.

Technology Support

Thank you for visiting our Technology Support page.  If you are in need of assistance please fill out the form below and we will respond to your request as soon as we can.  If you have issues with the form you can also email (click here for e-mail).  Please make sure to give us the best way to contact you and a description of your issue. 

You can also access the Documents of the right side of this page to search for different help documents that may assist you with your issue.

Technology Support Request

Chief Operating Officer


Mr. Matthew Shirk

Mr. Shirk joined the administrative team in 2018.  Prior to his role as Chief Operating Officer, Matt served as Director of Technology and a technology support specialist for the district since 2011.   Outside of Tulpehocken, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife Kayla, daughter Hayden and Jordyn, and 2 dogs, Gemma(Boxer) and Luna(French Bulldog). Matt also enjoys playing soccer and fastpitch softball

Phone: 717-933-4611, ext. 1081

Email: Click here to e-mail Matthew

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from Kutztown University.

Systems Administrator


Mr. Sean Young

Mr. Young originally joined the Tulpehocken Area School District in 2018. Started in 2018 as IT Support Specialist, and transitioned to Junior Systems Administrator in 2021, then left for a year. Finally, Mr. Young returned in 2022 as Senior Systems Administrator. Outside of Tulpehocken, Sean enjoys working out and playing video games with his wife.

Phone: 717-933-4611, ext. 2084


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Kutztown University.

IT Support Specialist


Mr. Zachary Eckel

Mr. Eckel joined the Tulpehocken Area School District in 2021 as an IT Support Specialist. When not fixing technology-related issues, Zach enjoys watching soccer, reading, playing video games, and spending time with his four cats; Bootz, Willow, Leo, and Lily.

Phone: 717-933-4611, ext. 2081

Email: Click here to e-mail Zachary

Degrees and Certifications:

Associate Degree in General Studies from Harrisburg Area Community College.

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Networks and Cybersecurity from the University of Maryland Global Campus

Technology Support Teacher


Mrs. Jennifer Engelbert

Mrs. Engelbert joined the Tulpehocken Area School District in 2004. She was an elementary teacher at Penn Bernville and Bethel Elementary before becoming the Technology Support Teacher for the district. Outside of Tulpehocken Jen enjoys spending time with her husband, Drew and Australian Shepherd, Franklin.

Phone: 717-933-4611, ext. 2083

Email: Click here to e-mail Jennifer

Degrees and Certifications:

Certificate in Applied Computational Thinking from University of Pennsylvania

M.S. IT Specialist with Certification from Wilkes University

M.S. Education Classroom Technology Wilkes University

B.S. Elementary Education from Kutztown University