Themistocles Sparangis, Ed.D.
Chief Technology Director
Educational Technology
Los Angeles Unified School District

Dr. Themistocles (Themy) Sparangis is responsible for the Educational Technology group for the Los Angeles Unified School District and reports directly to the Chief Information Officer.

The Educational Technology Group integrates the use of technology in schools and classrooms to support and achieve the District’s instructional goals, help to meet the Superintendent’s goals, provide an engaging learning environment in order to raise student achievement, decrease dropouts, and provide equitable access to learning opportunities for all students.

Dr. Sparangis obtained a Bachelor of Arts in General Physics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He continued his graduate studies at the University of Southern California, where he obtained a Master of Science in Teacher Education and a Doctorate of Education, specializing in International Education. He is a credentialed Teacher in Secondary Physical Science, having taught Advanced Placement Physics, Physics, and Physical Science in the Los Angeles Unified School District. He also holds an Administrative Credential issued by the State of California.

Dr. Sparangis is a member of Phi Delta Kappa (PDK), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and Computer Using Educators (CUE), The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and the North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL).