A Little Standardization Can Be a Big Help

When I hear the term standardization, I immediately think of my dad’s work as a lifelong UAW member in Flint, Michigan. As a line worker in an automotive factory, everything…
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UP YOUR PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS GAME & MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER

The “P” in project management should be interchangeable with the “P” in people. That’s because project management is just as much about the people as it is about the project.…
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Shift. Pivot. Try, Fail, Try Again.

Shift. Pivot. Try, fail, try again. Learn from our experiences and repeat. Shift. Pivot. Try, fail, try again. Throughout the past two-plus years, educators have been following this mantra on…
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To Infinity and Beyond

I attended and presented at the 2022 CoSN conference in Nashville. I’m eager to get back and bring what I learned and experienced to my team. In the meantime, I…
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Approachable and Timely Professional Learning

Dr. Lakisha Brinson is the Director of Instructional Technology and Library Services with Metro Nashville Public Schools located in Nashville, TN. Metro Nashville Public Schools is a Very Large (50,000+…
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What Project Management Skills Are Crucial For K12 Educational Leaders

Continued from: Why Project Management Is Crucial for the Educational Technology Leader In my current role as a Senior Project Manager leading statewide educational technology projects and Initiatives over the last…
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Two Years of Lost Learning:  Not the Case in All Schools . . .

COVID-19 has challenged all of us to think differently about life and learning.  School systems across our nation were forced to quickly implement safety measures to support in-person learning while…
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Why Project Management Is Crucial for the Educational Technology Leader

As an educational technology leader for a school district, a regional service center, and a state organization for over 28 years in Utah; I have found the formal Project Management…
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Overcoming Hurdles to Be a Leader

Overcoming Hurdles to Be a Leader: How Dana Castine Persevered During the Pandemic & Beyond Like other educators and IT professionals, the pandemic has been a challenging time for Dana…
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The Glue of IT Modernization: Interoperability

Regardless of size, all school systems benefit from infrastructure modernization. Integral to much-needed modernization efforts is interoperability—the seamless sharing of data, content, and services among systems or applications. Without interoperability,…
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