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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Designing a Technology Acquisition Process

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you receive unexpected technology items, with the expectation that they will be seamlessly integrated into your network? As a technology leader,…
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The Importance of the ITS and Facilities Relationship

Introduction One of our jobs as CTOs is developing great relationships with other district leaders. IT touches every aspect of the modern K-12 district, and our success, as well as…
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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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CoSN’s Digital Equity Dashboard

CoSN’s new Digital Equity Dashboard is an essential tool for school and community leaders to ensure that all students have equitable access to devices, connectivity, and other digital resources. This…
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10 Key CoSN Back-to-School resources for Ed Tech Leaders

1) Digital Equity Dashboard  CoSN’s Digital Equity Dashboard is an innovative and practical tool designed to help school districts and communities leverage data to close digital equity gaps. This powerful…
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Return to School: Preparing for the Fall Term 2022, Part 2

Continued from https://www.cosn.org/are-you-systems-ready-for-fall-term-2022/  Taking care of basic reviews is essential to ensuring that schools, physical, remote and hybrid environments are prepared to sustain high performance and quality systems to support…
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Are Your Systems Ready for Fall Term 2022

Preparing for back-to-school requires careful planning and review of the systems that support in-person, remote and hybrid learning. As indicated in the COSN 2022 Student Home Connectivity Study, schools continue…
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Aldine ISD: Student Home Connectivity Challenges and Opportunities

The need for online remote access to K-12 instruction and learning resources is now integral to the education system. Factors identified in the 2021 CoSN Home Internet Connectivity Study include…
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