The Buffalo Public School System has hired a software developer to help run its online massage therapy program.
The school district said in a news release on Tuesday that Michael Kugler, a software engineer, will lead the project as part of a $200,000 grant awarded by the National Science Foundation.
Kugler’s LinkedIn profile lists his work with the Buffalo Public High School, a public school system in Buffalo.
The school said the program will help students learn how to “reconnect with and understand one another.”
In addition to Kuglers role with the school, the school also announced that it would be hiring a new administrator for the Buffalo public high school.
BPS’s superintendent, Paul Hynes, said the school is looking to hire someone who will be able to help the district build a program that is more effective than the current model.
“It is critical that we have a well-trained and well-equipped team to support our students and staff to enable them to meet the needs of their unique school environment,” Hynes said.
Hynes said that the district is looking into the possibility of hiring a software architect or software engineer to help with its software development and maintenance process.