IT Management

CoSN and Other Leading Education Groups Release New Report Aimed at Informing New Digital Media Use Policies in Schools:

Washington, DC (April 9, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), today joined with 13 other leading education associations in releasing a new report aimed at helping inform and guide education decision makers as they revise policies related to the use of mobile technologies and social media in schools. The report, Making Progress: Rethinking State and School District Policies Concerning Mobile Technologies and Social Media, was produced by CoSN and the FrameWorks Institute.

U.S. Department of Education, Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and CoSN Launch epic-ed Community

Washington, DC (August 21, 2012) – The U.S. Department of Education, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) have partnered to create a new online community of practice that supports all stakeholders going through digital transition within technology-enabled learning environments.

On August 22, 2012, the epic-ed community will officially launch.

CoSN’s 2012-2013 Back-to-School Tools for Ed Tech Leaders

Washington, DC (September 12, 2012) – With the 2012-2013 school year officially underway, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has new, refreshed and exclusive tools for education technology leaders. These resources were developed to assist chief technology officers (CTOs) and other school leaders in their bold efforts to enhance 21st century teaching and learning through the use of technology. 


1) Identify the ‘Essential’ Skills

CoSN ‘Teaming for Transformation’ Districts Collaborating in Online Community of Practice

Washington, DC (September 26, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced that the association will lead 172 school district leaders from across the country on a site visit to Mooresville Graded School District (Mooresville, NC) to take a firsthand look at the district’s proven success in creating student-centered learning environments.

Registration Now Open for CoSN 2013 Conference: ‘Audacious Leadership’

Washington, DC (October 10, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced that registration is open for its 2013 Annual Conference, themed “Audacious Leadership,” which will be held March 10-13, 2013, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel in San Diego, CA. Now CoSN’s 17th Annual Conference, the four-day event will comprise various interactive sessions and activities emphasizing the need for impact-oriented visionary leadership in the 21st century learning environment. “Early Bird” registration closes Monday, December 17.

Closing the Gap: Using Student Data to Improve Teaching

WASHINGTON, DC (January 3, 2013) – In collaboration with the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), Gartner, Inc. has developed a collection of tools to help schools and districts nationwide use student data to strengthen teaching and learning in the classroom. 

Registration Open for 2013 Washington Ed Tech Policy Summit, April 10-11

Washington, DC (January 31, 2013) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), in conjunction with the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) Ed Tech Government Forum, today announced that registration is open for the 2013 Washington Education Technology Policy Summit, which will be held April 10-11 at the Four Points by Sheraton and on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

CoSN Accepting Applications for Innovative ‘Teaming for Transformation II’ Blended Learning Professional Development

Washington, DC (April 2, 2013) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is inviting education technology leaders nationwide to join its exclusive network, Teaming for Transformation II. The second phase of CoSN’s Teaming for Transformation initiative, Teaming for Transformation II connects teams of K-12 district leaders who are committed to a digital conversion that supports student-centered learning in a transformative educational environment.

New Designing Education Networks Initiative Supports Digital Learning Infrastructure

Washington, DC (March 13, 2013) - Today, QualcommIncorporated, through its Wireless Reach™ initiative, and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), the premier professional association for school district technology leaders, announced the Designing Education Networks initiative at the 2013 CoSN Conference in San Diego, CA. The project will provide guidance and resources for school district technology decision makersin developing wireless infrastructure to support a one-device-per student 24/7 learning environment.