Frank Hipchen, Database Manager

  • Over 25 years experience in database development and management
  • Employed at Texas School for the Deaf for the past 14 years
    • Began working at TSD as an Audio-Visual technician in 1998
    • During that work experience I discovered the need to have centralized staff and student information systems which I began developing.  This development led to the Human Resources and Student Information Core Databases used today.
  • Current Job Responsibilities at TSD Include:
    • Management of the TSD Database Team
    • In charge of systems design and analysis, database development and distribution
    • Responsible for PEIMS reporting to TEA
    • Provide reports on performance measures to the State of Texas
  • My hobbies include:
    • Orchestration and Music
    • Fine Carpentry
    • Writing and Cooking