Washington, D.C. (April 25, 2024) – CoSN, a premier association of K-12 education technology leaders, honored Ari Flewelling with its 2024 Hurley Private Sector Champion Award.

The CoSN Hurley Private Sector Champion Award recognizes one person who has had an outstanding impact on the EdTech community outside of the confines of his or her job. The Hurley Private Sector Champion Award is named in honor of Kathy Hurley, a former CoSN Board Member who continues to advocate for CoSN and the education community.

“The intersection of digital equity, diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of everything I do, so it’s been a pleasure contributing to CoSN’s DEI committee and the broader education community. I am extremely humbled and honored to be named the 2024 Hurley Private Sector Champion based on my contributions and passion for this work,” said Ari Flewelling, Technology and Innovation Consultant.

CoSN honors Ari Flewelling for her tireless service on its diversity, equity and inclusion committee. Over the years, she has contributed considerable time and talent to CoSN and its EdTech community.

Learn more about the CoSN2024 awards at: cosn.org/about/awards/.

CoSN held its Annual Conference, CoSN2024: “Leading for Innovation at Warp Speed,” from April 8 to April 10 in Miami, FL. The conference offered three and a half days of unparalleled education, networking opportunities, live technology demonstrations and more. As the premier EdTech leadership conference of the year, CoSN convened school system technology leaders, superintendents and other senior education leaders that were interested in discussing the future of learning in a time of unprecedented change.

About CoSN
CoSN, the world-class professional association for K-12 EdTech leaders, stands at the forefront of education innovation. We are driven by a mission to equip current and aspiring K-12 education technology leaders, their teams, and school districts with the community, knowledge, and professional development they need to cultivate engaging learning environments. Our vision is rooted in a future where every learner reaches their unique potential, guided by our community. CoSN represents over 13 million students and continues to grow as a powerful and influential voice in K-12 education. cosn.org

About Ari Flewelling
Ari Flewelling is an international technology and innovation consultant passionate about using technology to build a more just future. Since 2015, she’s supported community organizations, educational institutions, and businesses in achieving this goal. She collaborates with stakeholders to advocate for and implement best practices in digital equity beyond hardware and connectivity. She prioritizes digital literacy and professional development to ensure everyone has the skills they need to pursue their goals and continue to create equitable technology for the future.


CoSN: Makenzie Carlin, mcarlin@fratelli.com

Ari Flewelling: Ari Flewelling, edtechari@gmail.com