CoSN Applauds FCC’s Extension of Timeline for Emergency Connectivity Fund Applications

CoSN CEO Keith Krueger today issued the following statement recognizing the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) announcement of over $5 billion in Emergency Connectivity Fund Program requests and applauding the Commission’s…
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Ready or Not, Here it Comes! Take time to reflect on the lessons learned last year to create improved learning experiences for all students.

Some of life’s best lessons are learned in the worst of times.  ~Ani DeFranco If there ever was a time for innovation and implementation of new technology tools and hardware,…
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Tick Tock – Time’s Running Out to Apply for ECF!

The window to file an application for the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Funds closes on August 13, 2021. Schools and libraries can apply for financial support to purchase laptops and…
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Real People – Real Challenges – Real Solutions

Desert Sands Unified School District (CA), is a leader in educational technology, digital equity, and innovation. I had the great opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Kelly May Vollmar Ed.D.,…
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Home Connectivity — from a Digital Equity Lens

As we set our sights on the 2021-2022 year, many school districts are focusing on how they will carry forward new digital learning environments. Schools rethought traditional school models during…
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Working Collaboratively towards Digital Inclusion

The pandemic peeled blinders from our eyes exposing ways people are excluded from digital opportunities like learning, employment, telehealth.  These are linked to digital access including internet access, devices, apps,…
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I’ve been thinking about… Data Systems and Our LGBTQ+ Students, Parents and Staff

As Chair of CoSN’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and a former Chief Technology and Information Officer, I’ve been thinking about school district student and staff data. In particular, how…
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CoSN joins Education Campaign to Promote Children’s Vaccinations

CoSN has joined twelve other education organizations in the Get Vax campaign as a member of the Learning First Alliance, The goal of the campaign is to increase the awareness…
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Cybersecurity Remains EdTech Leaders’ No. 1 Priority in 2021 –Focus on Digital Equity and Access Grows

 CoSN today released its 2021 EdTech Leadership Survey Report, which includes IT leadership and infrastructure findings to give school districts and policymakers a holistic understanding of the K-12 IT landscape.…
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CoSN Congratulates FCC for Unanimous Approval of Emergency Connectivity Fund Implementation Plan

CoSN CEO Keith Krueger today issued the following statement applauding the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) approval of the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program’s implementing regulations.   The more than $7 billion…
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