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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Approachable and Timely Professional Learning

Dr. Lakisha Brinson is the Director of Instructional Technology and Library Services with Metro Nashville Public Schools located in Nashville, TN. Metro Nashville Public Schools is a Very Large (50,000+…
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Defining Equity in Terms of Technology Accessibility

Equity covers many different and broad ideas that are important to student learning. Educational equity requires that schools and districts implement systems that ensure that every student has an equal…
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K-12 Education Organizations Name Goose Creek CISD’s Matthew Flood and Elder Grove School District’s Carol Phillips Chief Technology Officers of the Year

Baytown, TX and Billings, MT (April 12, 2022) – CoSN, a premier association of K-12 education technology leaders today named Mathew Flood, the Chief Technology Officer at Goose Creek CISD…
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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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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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The Glue of IT Modernization: Interoperability

Regardless of size, all school systems benefit from infrastructure modernization. Integral to much-needed modernization efforts is interoperability—the seamless sharing of data, content, and services among systems or applications. Without interoperability,…
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Digital Inclusion: Key to Student Learning for All

The digital divide has long existed, but the global pandemic has illuminated this divide.  In 2020, Common Sense Media and Boston Consulting Group reported that 15-16 million students lacked sufficient…
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Change Management and Organizational Development in Large School Systems

All large districts experience change, whether it be a new leadership structure, budget shifts, or enterprise system implementation. Investing in change management practices and organizational development structures is critical to…
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