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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Understanding Your Risk: How to Keep Your District Safe from Bad Actors

The pandemic has completely shifted the cybersecurity landscape that we must navigate to protect the data of our students and staff. A few years ago – when students did the…
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Defining Equity in Terms of Technology Accessibility

Equity covers many different and broad ideas that are important to student learning. Educational equity requires that schools and districts implement systems that ensure that every student has an equal…
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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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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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Reflections on Driving K-12 Innovation

When the opportunity to join the Driving K-12 Innovation Advisory Board for 2022 came across my social media feed, I jumped at the opportunity to support this work. Each year…
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Selecting the Right EdTech…Every Time

In a recent panel discussion presented by edWeb.net and sponsored by Veracity Verification Solutions, I was invited to moderate a discussion regarding best practices for evaluating EdTech. It was a…
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The “P” in Project Management = The “P” in People

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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