2015 Withrow CTO Award Nomination

The CoSN Withrow CTO Award is given to a District CTO who best represents the model set forward by Frank Withrow, a pioneer and champion of the uses of technology in K-12 education. It serves as our "Outstanding CTO of the Year" award. 

Nominations for the 2015 Awards will be open from October 6-November 21, 2014. We can't wait to read your submissions!

Please fill out the form below to nominate an individual for this award. Self-nominations are encouraged. CoSN board members and their institutions are not eligible for this award. You do not have to be a CoSN member to apply or win.

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How did the nominee demonstrate effective leadership in using information technologies to increase opportunities and accessibility for student learning? Be specific and describe examples to support the nominee's activities. (include approximately 500 words)
How did the nominee build community with parents, teachers, and educational leaders to affect the desired changes? What particular changes have been instituted in the district that have been successful? What process, possibly replicable for other districts, did the nominee use to communicate and motivate the community? (include approximately 500 words)
How did the nominee demonstrate effective leadership in using information technologies to increase opportunities and accessibility for student learning? Describe how the nominee's leadership has improved classroom instruction, teacher training and delivery, effective online programming, etc. (include approximately 500 words)
What is the major impact of the nominee's achievement? How has this work impacted learning in the district? Please cite specific examples and data to support these efforts. (include approximately 500 words)
How did the nominee develop effective public and/or private partnerships and policies that provide connectivity to learners in schools? What unusual or interesting project(s) has the district undertaken that has brought effective private and/or public partnership support and assistance to schools? How has this impacted students? (include approximately 500 words)
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