CoSN and EdScoop today revealed the 2019 selections for the national NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leaders Program. The program annually recognizes rising school system technology leaders across the United States, and this year’s group marks the first all-women cohort in the initiative’s history.
Selected from highly and uniquely qualified finalists nationwide, this year’s Next Generation Leaders are:
  • Chanel Alford-Campbell, Technology Integration Specialist, Alexandria City Public Schools (VA);
  • Lindsey Blass, Personalized Learning Environments Program Manager, San Francisco Unified School District (CA);
  • Renee Hernandez, Digital Learning Coordinator, Allen Independent School District (TX);
  • Toni Hoehn, Digital Curriculum Support Specialist, St. Vrain Valley School District (CO); and
  • Allison Reid, Coordinating Teacher for Instructional Technology, Wake County Schools (NC).
“This year’s nominees brought diverse backgrounds, skills and hands-on experience as rising edtech leaders,” said Keith Krueger, CEO of CoSN. “We are thrilled to recognize five women who are breaking ground in their communities. School system technology leaders play a critical role in moving schools and classrooms into the future. Congratulations to this year’s remarkable winners and all of the worthy applicants.”
“The need for education technology leaders to drive edtech integration inside America’s school systems — and who reflect the diversity of today’s population — has never been greater. EdScoop is proud to help recognize these emerging edtech leaders,” said Wyatt Kash, Senior Vice President for Content Strategy at EdScoop
To learn more about the NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leaders Program, including previous winners, please visit:




About CoSN

CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) is the premier professional association for school system technology leaders. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation. CoSN represents over 13 million students in school districts nationwide and continues to grow as a powerful and influential voice in K-12 education.


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