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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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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CYBERSECURITY – OFFENSE IS YOUR BEST DEFENSE

CoSN’s 2021 IT leadership surveys found that cybersecurity remains a top concern among chief technology officers across the nation. I spoke with David, the Director of Information Services in a…
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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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Innovation at Scale: Purposeful Change

For 25 years, Serena Sacks-Mandel served as a technology supplier, consultant, and leader for Fortune 100 companies like IBM, Disney, and others, and then pivoted to a vital role in…
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A Sneak Peek at CoSN’s 2022 EdTechNext Report

Several years ago, I worked with a fabulous organization as an Educational Strategist. Districts would contact this organization and ask them to help the district design the perfect online or…
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Free Resources to Help You Drive K-12 Innovation!

In CoSN’s Driving K-12 Innovation initiative, a global advisory board of more than 100 K-12 leaders, practitioners, and changemakers engages in discourse about the major themes driving, hindering, and enabling…
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Gotta Have Grace!

Leadership is hard. There are days that it comes with great reward, and others where it stretches you beyond what you thought were your limits . . . and sometimes,…
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K12 Edtech Leaders Visit ASU-GSV

As with most things, the 12th annual ASU+GSV Summit was put on hold with all our worlds being turned upside down by COVID-19. After a year and a half, it…
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You Can Do It — How Does the Trusted Learning Environment Seal Application Process Help You Assess Your Privacy Program?

CoSN sat down with Kevin Perkins, Technology Director for TLE Seal recipient Rockingham County Public Schools to learn more about Rockingham’s journey to the TLE and how starting small, but…
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