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Derek Fine

Director of Information Technology

Derek joined Darlington in 2015 and now serves as director of information technology. He holds a B.A. in Business and Marketing from Clayton State University and a M.S. in Information Technology from Kennesaw State University. Derek also holds multiple certifications related to data security. His previous roles at Darlington have included network administrator and technology support specialist. He and his wife Julie, a fifth-grade teacher at Darlington, have three children, Adelyn (’31), Harrison (’34) and Lily (’34).

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B.A. and M.A. Clayton State College
M.S. Kennesaw State University

Brown Dinner honors faculty, staff

May 4, 2023
Darlington School honored outstanding faculty and staff members at the annual Brown Faculty Appreciation Dinner, hosted by the Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 4.

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Episode 62: A Look Into Technology Integration & Upgrades

June 16, 2022
In this episode, Director of IT Derek Fine talks with Technology Integration Coordinator Beth Wardlaw about the importance of technology integration in Darlington's curriculum and exciting campus-wide technology upgrades. They also share tips about how students can use their new technology over the summer to build skills that will benefit them during the school year. 

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Podcast Episode 17: Tips for Managing Technology & Digital Citizenship

July 22, 2021
Welcome to Episode 17 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode, Derek Fine, director of information technology, chats with Beth Wardlaw, technology integration coordinator, about ways to manage technology as a family and how Darlington works to teach kids of all ages to be responsible with their devices. 

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Darlington welcomes new faculty and staff, recognizes those with new roles

July 15, 2021
Darlington is pleased to welcome the following new faculty and staff members and recognize those with new roles for the 2021-2022 school year.

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Eady, Fine to take on new roles in 2021-22

April 28, 2021
Stefan Eady, assistant head of school for academic resources, will take on a new role as assistant head of school for academic affairs and Derek Fine, network administrator, has been named director of information technology, effective July 1.

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Some faculty, staff to take on new roles

August 4, 2016
The following faculty and staff members will take on new and/or additional job roles at Darlington in 2016-17.

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Fine named new technology support specialist

July 16, 2015
Derek Fine has joined Darlington School as technology support specialist, effective July 1. Fine will work under the guidance of the I.T. Office assisting members of the Darlington Community with various school-issued devices.

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