EdTech Innovation Committee Identifies Two Major Discussion Topics from the 2023-24 School Year

As the 2023-24 U.S. academic year wraps up, what were some of the successes and challenges faced in your school district? We asked a similar question of CoSN’s EdTech Innovation…
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Interoperability is Finally Getting the Spotlight it Deserves

Interoperability is the seamless, secure, and controlled exchange of data between applications. Implementing interoperability can bring information from EdTech tools together to holistically contextualize student learning, allowing educators, schools, and…
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2024 Driving K-12 Innovation Top Topics Revealed

Thanks to generative artificial intelligence (GAI), a recent global pandemic, and more, the landscape of K-12 education today is filled with just as many smooth vistas as it has bumpy…
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Lock Before You Walk – Secure Workstations and Work Locations

Part of a blog series from the CoSN’s Cybersecurity Committee for Cybersecurity Month.  Has your house, car, diary, or other private space ever been broken into or hacked? Securing physical…
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NIST: Everything Begins & Ends with Leadership as the new GOVERN Function Declares a Heightened Leadership Imperative

Part of a blog series from the CoSN’s Cybersecurity Committee in preparation for and tied to Cybersecurity Month.  First, Let’s set the stage for an introduction to NIST.   As…
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Year-Long Campaign for Cybersecurity Awareness

Part of a blog series from the CoSN’s Cybersecurity Committee in preparation for and tied to Cybersecurity Month.  In today’s technologically advanced world, the internet is an integral part of…
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Lessons Learned from a Cyber Incident Part 2: Common Questions and Lessons

Part of a blog series from the CoSN’s Cybersecurity Committee in preparation for and tied to Cybersecurity Month. Continued from: Lessons Learned from a Cyber Incident Part 1: The Incident…
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Lessons Learned from a Cyber Incident Part 1: The Incident & The Aftermath

Part of a blog series from the CoSN’s Cybersecurity Committee in preparation for and tied to Cybersecurity Month.  As the Director of Technology, I have recent, first-hand experience managing the…
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Leveraging the K-12 Gen AI Readiness Checklist: A Guide for District Leadership

The rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology present both incredible opportunities and significant challenges for educational settings. Whether or not a school district is considering leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI),…
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Why I Use a Password Manager and Will Never Go Back

Part of a blog series from the CoSN’s Cybersecurity Committee in preparation for and tied to Cybersecurity Month.  Passwords have been part of computing since the early beginning. Since the…
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