Ilstrup Chris (Chip)

Chris (Chip) Ilstrup

Information Technologist (focused on K-12 Education), Web Designer, Gadgethead, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator

Name:Chris (Chip) Ilstrup
Address:Montpelier, VT
All around geek who enjoys making websites, fixing broken things, and helping people. Looking for exciting opportunities with great people.


July 2017 - present

Montpelier Public Schools

Systems Admin
  • Systems Administrator for PowerSchool SIS
  • Responsible for all state and federal reporting
July 2015 - June 2017

Hazen Union School & Woodbury Elementary...

Tech Support
  • Tech support at a 7-12 and K-6 School
  • Launched a new 1:1 iPad and Chromebook program for entire 7-12 school
  • Responsible for day-to-day network and equipment maintenance
  • Staffed computer lab and regularly helped students and faculty use technology
July 2010 - June 2015

Goddard College | Plainfield, VT

Director of Information Technology Services
  • Responsible for the upkeep and oversight of computer systems at the College
  • Maintain positive relationships with vendors and consultants while ensuring the needs of the College are met
  • Responsible for management of two team members and annual departmental and institutional budgets
  • Provide a variety of technology support to staff, students, and faculty from troubleshooting desktop applications to maintaining institutional resources
  • Use tools and techniques to support clients at a great distance, given the low-residency dual-coast nature of the College
2006 - 2010

VSAC | Winooski, VT

Counselor, Level III
  • Use technology (IBM iSeries AS400, SamePage, Excel, phone client, email) to originate loans and help clients repay loans
  • Provide excellent customer service to inbound and outbound calls
  • Use time management skills to participate in many different workflows
  • Use conflict resolution skills to ensure that our client’s needs and VSAC’s needs are both met
2002 - 2006

ReproDigital | Winooski, VT

Customer Service Representative; Inside Sales and Estimating Manager
  • Working with customers from project start to finish, serving as primary contact between the customer and the production team
  • Producing all quotations and estimates using a variety of resources including Excel, MS Word, FileMaker, ACT Database, and outside vendors
  • Preparing purchase orders for outside vendors and approving invoicing by those vendors; Overseeing billing of clients
2001 - 2002

Kinko’s | Burlington, VT

Customer Service Representative
  • Work with established clients and walk-in customers at a print-on-demand shop


BS Managing Information Systems

Marlboro College | Brattleboro, VT
  • Graduated April, 2015

AS Website Development and Management

Champlain College | Burlington, VT
  • Graduated summa cum laude, 2011


Raspberry Pi Certified Educator

  • Attended Picademy Providence, June 2017
  • Learned how to use the amazing Raspberry Pi computer in education
Tech Soup Handout

Tech Soup Handout

collateral, presentation
Tech Soup Workshop Prezi

Tech Soup Workshop Prezi

presentation, prezi
HoneyBrook Fine Furniture WordPress Site

HoneyBrook Fine Furniture WordPress Site

website, wordpress
Introduction to IT Services Online Prezi

Introduction to IT Services Online Prezi

presentation, prezi
Communication Infographic

Communication Infographic

collateral, infographic
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Contact info
AddressMontpelier, VT

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