ORG Ware County Board of Education Title BIO Mike Porter is Director of Technology for the Ware County Schools in Waycross, GA. The system has approximately 6000 students in 10 school buildings. He has a BS in mathematics and completed graduate studies in applied math and computer science. He has programmed and worked with personal computers since 1981 beginning with the Apple II and then IBM XT. Over the next few years, he began networking computers and installing and using servers. He holds several technology certifications including CCNA and CNE. A classroom teacher and math dept chair for his first 14 years in education, he has been the director of technology for the Ware County Schools for the last 15 years. His department manages over 2000 computers, 11 networks, 25 servers, 15 high definition codecs for video conferencing, and the Student Information System (SIS) for Ware County.