The role of the CTO in school districts is evolving into one of the most important leadership positions in education, yet many who currently fill that job lack the skills and background to make the
Leading and guiding a district towards its vision in the digital age can be both thrilling and daunting, presenting both opportunities and challenges. Education technology is a growing part of any superintendent’s role, and superintendents are responsible for ensuring their districts embrace transformative digital learning.
CTOs and other school technology leaders are charged with making smart use of technology and helping to ensure technology is used in effective ways to support student learning and teacher and staff effectiveness.
For both superintendents and CTOs, ed tech initiatives can inspire a lot of excitement but also bring a lot of trepidation. The goal of this course is to give district leaders a new perspective on the most important things they need to do to collaborate, support, and leverage their team to achieve effective 21st century learning environments. A team approach to technology leadership will help superintendents and CTOs work as allies to realize transformative learning environments that are engaging and results-oriented and pursue digital conversions for student learning.
9 CEA Credits toward CETL® recertification.