Patricia Aigner has always been ahead of the curve. It’s a tendency that has served her well in her role as technology director for Rutland City Public Schools.
Throughout her career, Aigner has embraced technology and found innovative ways to integrate it into the classroom. She has worked with teachers to introduce students to robotics, artificial intelligence and virtual reality, and led the district in coordinating an unprecedented transition to remote learning at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic earlier this year.
“I have difficulty in my life staying in the present. It’s just my personality. I have a very hard time being grounded in today. I’m thinking about next month, next year, five years from now, 10 years from now — it’s the way I’m wired. And that’s really good in this job,” she said.
That work has garnered…