CoSN and ASBO International Team Up on New Resource to Enhance Collaboration Between School Technology & Business Leaders

CoSN and ASBO International today unveiled for their members a new toolkit that will help chief technology officers (CTOs) collaborate more effectively with school business officials (SBOs) to tackle common…
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CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) and MindRocket Media Group Launch New Podcast Series to Support K-12 EdTech Leaders in the Digital Age

CoSN and MindRocket Media Group today launched The CoSN Podcast, designed to digitally support K-12 school district technology leaders with timely insights from recognized experts in the field. The first…
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CoSN Reveals Three Innovative Headliners for 2020 Conference in Washington, D.C.

CoSN today announced the innovative speakers headlining its 2020 Annual Conference, March 16-18 in Washington, D.C.   Themed Breakthrough Mindsets: Leading Meaningful Change, the global conference will explore how edtech…
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Technology Budgets: Moving from Capital Expense (CapEx) to Operational Expense (OpEx)

Information technology budgets involve significant expenditures, but there is more than one way to pay the bills. Identifying when it is advantageous to use capital funds versus operational funds can…
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Tips to Plan a Successful Funding Initiative

Now is the time to start planning for voter-approved funding proposals such as bonds and levies. These funding vehicles can be leveraged to raise funds for large technology upgrades and…
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Interoper-What?

It can be difficult for IT Leaders to explain the importance of interoperability to education leaders who don’t have a technology background. Yet, interoperability has an enormous impact on teaching…
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CoSN Launches Completed Interoperability Toolkit for School Districts

CoSN today launched its full Toolkit to help school districts improve their interoperability — the seamless sharing of content and services between systems and applications. Interoperability has grown in importance…
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Digital Equity: You Can’t Improve What You Don’t Measure!

In Learning to Improve: How America’s Schools Can Get Better at Getting Better, the authors assert that it is not possible to make improvements at scale without first measuring the…
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Advancing Learning and Teaching through Technology

Last year, teachers across the country requested resources for more than 32,000 classroom technology projects through the national non-profit DonorsChoose.org. With tablet and computer requests skyrocketing, CoSN has partnered with…
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Interoperability and Peninsula School District (WA)

I’m Kris Hagel, Chief Information Officer of a suburban school district about 45 minutes south of Seattle.   We’ve struggled at times with funding for technology, but it feels like…
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