Archbishop Stepinac is a wireless facility offering access to the Internet from anywhere. Our classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards for a state of the art interactive learning experience. Additionally, Stepinac has a media room that offers widescreen viewing and surround sound.
In the summer of 2012, through the generosity of the Mastronardi Foundation, Archbishop Stepinac High School renovated its computer lab into a state of the art technology center. This new center is now equipped with 52 workstations including 32 Windows based PC’s, and 8 iMacs. We have 12 work areas for students to use their own devices via Ethernet. With access to the latest software including Vision Pro, ALICE, iMovie and Eclipse, our students are given an edge in developing the technological skills they will need to succeed at college and beyond.
Teachers integrate technology daily though use of online texts and additional web applications for IPAD and SMARTBoard/MIMIO Interactive Board.
In fall of 2013, Stepinac became the first school in the country to offer a complete digital textbook library. Students access all of their textbooks online. Each course is hybrid in nature with an online platform for student coursework.
As information technologies evolve and emerge, at Archbishop Stepinac High School we pride ourselves on being able to keep head of the curve by completely integrating these technologies a complete academic experience for its students.
TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT FACULTY
Mrs. Patricia Murphy
Mrs. Murphy has been with Archbishop Stepinac since fall of 2000. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University and a Master of Science in Curriculum Development and Educational Technology from Albany University. Before beginning her education career Mrs. Murphy spent 12 years as a Systems Analyst/Consultant for Daprex Inc., an IBM Partnership software consulting firm in Stamford, Connecticut.
Mr. Stephen Cupertino
User Support/Help desk Administrator
Mr. Cupertino has been teaching since fall of 2005. He has Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Master of Science in Secondary Mathematics Education. During his time at Stepinac, Mr. Cupertino has gained extensive knowledge in incorporating technology into the classroom curricula. He also has vast experience in installing, maintaining, and repairing computer hardware, software and networks.
Mr. Richard Yapchanyk
Mr. Yapchanyk has been with Archbishop Stepinac since fall of 2011. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Iona College, a Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law and, a Masters of Arts in Secondary Mathematics Education from Manhattanville College. Before coming to Stepinac, Mr. Yapchanyk worked as a web developer and web designer at Pepsi Bottling Group and as a Patent Attorney at a private firm in Long Island, where he helped draft, amend, and file numerous technology patents.