Parent Orientation: Virtual Open Houses

Parent orientation is not an easy process, as it requires constant communication, a great deal of transparency, and a willingness to meet families where they are. There are additional challenges…
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Building Cybersecurity Leadership Capacity, One Game at a Time!

Looking for a new way to build cybersecurity leadership capacity and understanding? The Cybersecurity Leadership Game is like no other cybersecurity leadership tool you have ever experienced. It is a…
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Back to School Blog

This year finally feels more like the typical beginning of school. Breathe, smile, and get ready to focus on your needs! To prepare yourselves and your teams for the ongoing…
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From the Banking Industry to K-12 Division Leader

We asked Wesley D. Williams, M.Ed., Executive Director of Technology, “What are three things you were able to apply to your job right away after participating in CoSN’s PD offering?” Here…
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Ector County ISD: Creating a Connected Community

Ector County Independent School District is an economically challenged district in Odessa, Texas. The primary source of income for families in this rural district is oil field work. Hence, the…
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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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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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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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CoSN District Application Inventory Worksheet

The CoSN Inventory worksheet can be used to create a catalog of school system applications and top line information. Collecting key information about instructional and administrative systems in one place,…
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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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