IT Management

CoSN Survey Highlights Need for Greater E-rate Funding and Overwhelming Lack of Broadband in Classrooms

Upcoming CoSN Webinar: E-rate and Broadband Survey - A webinar analyzing the E-rate survey results will be held from 1-2 pm ET on October 30. Thanks to epic-ed and Connected Educators for their partnership on this webinar!


A full report of our findings about the E-Rate for the FCC.

CoSN's nationwide survey will be presented to the FCC to inform broadband reform.

CoSN to Build Exclusive “Teaming for Transformation” Network of Educators Leading Digital Conversion to Improve Student Learning

Washington, DC (April 3, 2012) – The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN is inviting educational leaders from across the country to join its Teaming for Transformation: Leading Digital Conversion for Student Learning. An exclusive network of districts, teams of education system leaders will work together to improve student-centered learning in classrooms across the United States. Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2012.

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.