Our vision is empowering education through technology. Our mission is to help students succeed in school and life through the use of our products and services.
Our vision (Empowering Education Through Technology) and our mission statement (To help students succeed in school and life through the use of our products and services) drive our decision making. Backbone’s solutions are respected by industry experts as some of the best technology tools available. All technology and software tools are scientifically demonstrated, research-based programs that help students succeed. In addition, Backbone’s on-site professional development programs can offer an array of practical solutions ranging from utilizing technology to support student growth, differentiated instructional strategies, reading intervention, project-based learning, classroom management, and more.
Superior customer service and proven professional development strategies are reasons why Backbone Communications continues to be schools’ source to increase student achievement.
Educational Tech Consultants
Matt West, Southern, Curriculum
Henry Dotson, Literacy Specialist
Brian Snyder, Northern, Curriculum
Chris Soiles, CTS, Audio Video
Leah Dines, M.Ed.
Chris Soiles, CTS
AZ, CO, NV, NM, UT
Jeff Sweet, MAED, MBA
Jeff is also passionate about the game of basketball and coached in high school for more than ten years. As a teacher and coach, he created a student’s sports talk radio show, a sports marketing print shop, a school event website, and produced live sports internet streaming programs. Presently his emphasis in sports is as a chauffeur and coach for his two children. Jeff embraces both sports and education and strives to provide those experiences for both of his children.
Arizona, New Mexico
Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico
Henry’s hobbies include playing jazz piano and saxophone, swing dancing, improv comedy, writing and a dedicated board-gamesman.
Arizona, California, Colorado
Brian and his wife, Tara, have three children. They spend most nights and weekends supporting their children in their various sporting activities. Brian is a volunteer youth sports coach and is also a founding board member of the Arizona Revolution Soccer Club.
LaRae Kendrick, M.Ed.
Lauren Fieman M.Ed.
Gordon is passionate about using technology in the classroom. Having worked in Title I schools in Tucson, he witnessed first hand student enthusiasm for interactive technology in the classroom. ”Kids absolutely love the opportunity to put their hands on the interactive board and show what they have learned.”