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CTO Leadership Forums are held twice a year (at CoSN's and ISTE's Annual Conferences) and provide opportunities for district-level technology directors to share information with their peers and keep up-to-date on best practices and solutions to ed tech challenges. CTO Forum Reports are written after each event and made available to members in our Knowledge Center. These events are free, but registration is required.
The next CTO Forum will be held at the CoSN Annual Conference, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, from 3-4:30 pm at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.
School districts across the country are at different stages of their digital transformations. Many have created the vision and strategic plan to integrate technology into their learning environments, but how do we shift the conversation from why to how? According to CoSN’s IT Leadership Survey, the top three challenges for CTOs include 1) budget constraints and lack of resources; 2) relevant training & professional development; and 3) existence of silos in the district that make it difficult to collaborate on technology planning. The CTO Forum will focus on concrete strategies to address these challenges.
The first part of the Forum will showcase a panel of speakers who will share their strategies on breaking down institutional silos, changing the culture for a digital transformation, and acquiring appropriate funds and resources. During the second half of the interactive forum, participants will engage in meaningful conversations with colleagues and share ideas. Group discussions will focus on the “failures,” lessons learned, and strategies to recover from a failed plan to a successful implementation.
Bring your questions, engage in the conversation, and come away with tips and tools for enabling your digital leap!
If you're a CoSN member, you can access members-only reports summarizing these events in the Online Store.