What Are CTOs’ Biggest Communications Challenges?

Charlene Blohm and Dennis Pierce led our first CETL Summit at the 2015 Annual Conference. This is the first post in a four-part series reviewing communications strategies discussed during the Summit. 

According to an informal survey, school district chief technology officers (CTOs) find it more difficult to communicate internally with their superintendent, school board members, principals, teachers, and other district employees than with external stakeholder groups such as parents and the media.

CoSN Welcomes New Board for 2015-2016

Washington, DC (March 13, 2015) – CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) today announced its 2015-2016 Board of Directors.  

The announcement arrives just days before the start of CoSN’s 2015 Conference, which will explore how school leaders can make the digital leap and transform learning.

The board of directors is the governing body that serves CoSN’s members and strengthens the organization. CoSN members elect the board to serve three-year terms.

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This fall, we teamed with AASA and NSBA to launch Leading the Digital Leap, a joint campaign bringing together superintentendents, district tech leaders, and school boards to strengthen digital learning. Lots of people need to be involved in a district's digital conversion, so we figured we should put resources for all of them under one umbrella. Leading the Digital Leap provides a collection of resources that can be used by not only the entire district leadership team, but also educators in different departments.

One of our Board members discussed how emerging technologies affect student privacy.